1. That sort of wood which is proper for buildings or for tools, utensils, furniture, carriages, fences, ships, and... Read More
1. A collection of logs, boards, pieces of timber, or the like, fastened, together, either for their own collective... Read More
1. In man, the joint in the middle part of the leg.
2. (Science: anatomy) The joint, or region of the joint, between... 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
Origin: oe. Bali, bely, as. Belg, baelg, baelig, bag, bellows, belly; akin to Icel. Belgr bag, bellows, Sw. Balg, dan.... Read More
1. To make trim; to put in due order for any purpose; to make right, neat, or pleasing; to adjust. The hermit trimmed... Read More
1. (Science: ecology) An extensive wood; a large tract of land covered with trees; in the united states, a wood of... Read More
1. A building; a house; an edifice; used chiefly in poetry. Approach the dome, the social banquet share. (Pope)
2. A... Read More
1. To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse. Being better horsed, outrode me.
2. To sit... Read More
1. A bundle; a package; as, a truss of grass. Bearing a truss of trifles at his back. (Spenser)
A truss of hay in... Read More
1. That slides or slips; gliding; moving smoothly.
2. Slippery; elusory. That sliding science hath me made so bare.... Read More
1. A bag made of silk or other light material, and filled with hydrogen gas or heated air, so as to rise and float... Read More
The prevailing fashion or mode; vogue; as, things of ton. If our people of ton are selfish, at any rate they show they... Read More
1. Not bright or distinct; wanting luminousness or clearness; obscure in luster or sound; dusky; darkish; obscure;... Read More
1. An implement for impelling a boat, being a slender piece of timber, usually ash or spruce, with a grip or handle at... Read More
1. Something which hangs or depends; something suspended; a hanging appendage, especially one of an ornamental... Read More
1. A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass.
2. A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together... Read More
1. A small instrument of steel, sharply pointed at one end, with an eye to receive a thread, used in sewing.
In some... Read More
1. The wood of the oriental Caesalpinia Sapan; so called before the discovery of America.
2. A very heavy wood... Read More
1. To cleave or separate with a wedge or wedges, or as with a wedge; to rive. My heart, as wedged with a sigh, would... Read More
1. A shoe or clog, as of iron, attached to a chain, and placed under the wheel of a wagon to prevent its turning when... Read More
What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More
The unmerchantable material left on site subsequent to harvesting a timber stand, including tops, limbs, cull... Read More
(Science: botany) a myrtaceous genus of trees, mostly Australian. Many of them grow to an immense height, one or... Read More
1. A soft, or small, cushion; a mass of anything soft; stuffing.
2. A kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting;... Read More
a joint between two pieces of timber or wood, at the end of one or both, and either at right angles or oblique... Read More
1. A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays... Read More
1. A temporary structure of timber, boards, etc, for various purposes, as for supporting workmen and materials in... Read More
1. A floor timber in a ship.
2. One of the rounds of a ladder.
3. One of the stakes of a cart; a spar; a heavy... Read More
1. A long, slender piece of wood; a tall, slender piece of timber; the stem of a small tree whose branches have been... 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
mad; insane; possessed; rabid; furious; frantic.
Alternative forms: wode Our hoste gan to swear as if he were wood.... Read More
Origin: OE. Shelfe, schelfe, AS. Scylfe; akin to G. Schelfe, Icel. Skjalf. In senses 2 & 3, perhaps a different... Read More
1. To construct by fitting and uniting the several parts of the skeleton of any structure; specifically, in woodwork,... Read More
1. To fasten, support, or defend with stakes; as, to stake vines or plants.
2. To mark the limits of by stakes; with... Read More
1. To make a hole or perforation with, or as with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of... Read More
1. To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards. Pierced... Read More
1. A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate). I was going to be an honest man; but the devil has this very day... Read More
1. A small shoot, or branch, separated, as by a cutting, from a tree or shrub; also, any stem or branch of a tree, of... Read More
1. To divide lengthwise; to separate from end to end, especially. By force; to divide in the direction of the grain... Read More