a title of honor equivalent to master, or sir. Old dan Geoffry, in gently spright The pure wellhead of poetry did dwell.... Read More
1. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or... Read More
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
1. Physician or surgeon; a professor of the art of healing.
alternative forms: leach Leech, heal thyself. (Wyclif... Read More
1. To scatter, as seed, upon the earth; to plant by strewing; as, to sow wheat. Also used figuratively: To spread... Read More
To impregnate (the roe of a fish) with milt.
(Science: anatomy) The spleen.
Origin: AS. Milte; akin to D. Milt, G.... Read More
1. A shoot; a scion; a bud; a slip; a graft.
2. An offspring; progeny; child; scion. The tender imp was weaned.... Read More
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
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
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
1. To transfer to another for an equivalent; to give up for a valuable consideration; to dispose of in return for... Read More
1. To take and carry away, feloniously; to take without right or leave, and with intent to keep wrongfully; as, to... Read More
1. Relationship by birth or marriage; consanguinity; affinity; kin. Like her, of equal kindred to the throne.... Read More
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
(Science: ornithology) to produce young; said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; said of the young of birds, fishes,... Read More
1. A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different colour or structure from the ground; hence, any linear... Read More
1. A settled mart; an emporium; a city or town to which merchants brought commodities for sale or exportation in... Read More
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
(Science: zoology) Any species of the order ophidia; an ophidian; a serpent, whether harmless or venomous. See... Read More
1. (Science: botany) a name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the genera Faba, phaseolus, and... Read More
1. To rub hard with something rough, as sand or Bristol brick, especially for the purpose of cleaning; to clean by... Read More
1. To spread and stretch the body or limbs carelessly in a horizontal position; to lie with the limbs stretched out... Read More
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
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
1. Foul matter, like soot or coal dust; also, a spot or soil made by such matter.
2. (Science: chemical) bad, soft... Read More
pl Dwarfs . OE. Dwergh, dwerf, dwarf, as. Dweorg, dweorh; akin to D. Dwerg, MHG. Twerc, g. Zwerg, Icel. Dvergr, Sw.... Read More
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
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
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
1. (Science: zoology) An amphibious animal of the genus rana and related genera, of many species. Frogs swim rapidly,... Read More
1. The male of deer, especially fallow deer and antelopes, or of goats, sheep, hares, and rabbits.
a male fallow deer... Read More
A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More
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
(Science: botany) The fruit or nut of any tree of the genus juglans; also, the tree, and its timber. The seven or... Read More
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
1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of terrestrial air-breathing gastropods belonging to the genus helix... Read More
1. A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a... Read More
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