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Dan

Dan a title of honor equivalent to master, or sir. Old dan Geoffry, in gently spright The pure wellhead of poetry did dwell.... Read More

Stack

stack 1. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or... Read More

Stacks

stack 1. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or... Read More

Lead

Lead 1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... Read More

Leech

Leech 1. Physician or surgeon; a professor of the art of healing. alternative forms: leach Leech, heal thyself. (Wyclif... Read More

Sow

sow 1. To scatter, as seed, upon the earth; to plant by strewing; as, to sow wheat. Also used figuratively: To spread... Read More

Milt

milt To impregnate (the roe of a fish) with milt. (Science: anatomy) The spleen. Origin: AS. Milte; akin to D. Milt, G.... Read More

Imp

Imp 1. A shoot; a scion; a bud; a slip; a graft. 2. An offspring; progeny; child; scion. The tender imp was weaned.... Read More

Stall

stall 1. To put into a stall or stable; to keep in a stall or stalls; as, to stall an ox. Where king Latinus then his oxen... Read More

Sound

sound The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food. Origin: AS. Sund a swimming, akin to E.... Read More

Pack

pack 1. A bundle made up and prepared to be carried; especially, a bundle to be carried on the back; a load for an animal; a... Read More

Sells

sell 1. To transfer to another for an equivalent; to give up for a valuable consideration; to dispose of in return for... Read More

Steal

steal 1. To take and carry away, feloniously; to take without right or leave, and with intent to keep wrongfully; as, to... Read More

Kindred

Kindred 1. Relationship by birth or marriage; consanguinity; affinity; kin. Like her, of equal kindred to the throne.... Read More

Lip

Lip 1. One of the two fleshy folds which surround the orifice of the mouth in man and many other animals. In man the lips... Read More

Hatch

Hatch (Science: ornithology) to produce young; said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; said of the young of birds, fishes,... Read More

Stripes

stripe 1. A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different colour or structure from the ground; hence, any linear... Read More

Staple

staple 1. A settled mart; an emporium; a city or town to which merchants brought commodities for sale or exportation in... Read More

Tease

tease 1. To comb or card, as wool or flax. Teasing matted wool. 2. To stratch, as cloth, for the purpose of raising a nap;... Read More

Snake

Snake (Science: zoology) Any species of the order ophidia; an ophidian; a serpent, whether harmless or venomous. See... Read More

Bean

Bean 1. (Science: botany) a name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the genera Faba, phaseolus, and... Read More

Scour

scour 1. To rub hard with something rough, as sand or Bristol brick, especially for the purpose of cleaning; to clean by... Read More

Stripe

stripe 1. A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different colour or structure from the ground; hence, any linear... Read More

Sprawl

sprawl 1. To spread and stretch the body or limbs carelessly in a horizontal position; to lie with the limbs stretched out... Read More

Edges

Edge 1. To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way. 2. To sail close to the wind. I must edge up on a... Read More

Hay

Hay grass cut and cured for fodder. Make hay while the sun shines. (Camden) Hay may be dried too much as well as too little.... Read More

Smut

smut 1. Foul matter, like soot or coal dust; also, a spot or soil made by such matter. 2. (Science: chemical) bad, soft... Read More

Dwarf

Dwarf pl Dwarfs . OE. Dwergh, dwerf, dwarf, as. Dweorg, dweorh; akin to D. Dwerg, MHG. Twerc, g. Zwerg, Icel. Dvergr, Sw.... Read More

Bolster

Bolster 1. A long pillow or cushion, used to support the head of a person lying on a bed; generally laid under the pillows.... Read More

Poll

poll 1. To remove the poll or head of; hence, to remove the top or end of; to clip; to lop; to shear; as, to poll the head;... Read More

Pot

pot To place or inclose in pots; as: To preserve seasoned in pots. Potted fowl and fish. . To set out or cover in pots; as,... Read More

Frog

Frog 1. (Science: zoology) An amphibious animal of the genus rana and related genera, of many species. Frogs swim rapidly,... Read More

Buck

Buck 1. The male of deer, especially fallow deer and antelopes, or of goats, sheep, hares, and rabbits. a male fallow deer... Read More

Soap

soap A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More

Spool

spool A piece of cane or red with a knot at each end, or a hollow cylinder of wood with a ridge at each end, used to wind... Read More

Walnut

walnut (Science: botany) The fruit or nut of any tree of the genus juglans; also, the tree, and its timber. The seven or... Read More

Steer

steer A young male of the ox kind; especially, a common ox; a castrated taurine male from two to four years old. See the... Read More

Snail

snail 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of terrestrial air-breathing gastropods belonging to the genus helix... Read More

Threads

thread 1. A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a... Read More

Tap

tap 1. A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn. 2. A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the like;... Read More