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7905 c C, the third letter in the English alphabet, and the second articulation or consonant, is a ...
7906 cab CAB, n. An oriental dry measure, being the sixth part of a seah or satum, and the eighteenth of an ...
7907 cabal CABAL, n. 1. A number of persons untied in some close design; usually to promote their private ...
7908 cabala CABALA, [See the preceding word. It is from the sense of reception.] Tradition, or a mysterious ...
7909 cabalism CABALISM, n. The secret science of the cabalists.
7910 cabalist CABALIST, n. 1. A Jewish doctor who professes the study of the cabala, or the mysteries of Jewish ...
7911 cabalistic CABALISTIC
7912 cabalistical CABALISTICAL, a. Pertaining to the cabala, or mysterious science of Jewish traditions; containing ...
7913 cabalistically CABALISTICALLY, adv. In the manner of the cabalists.
7914 cabalize CABALIZE, v.i. To use the manner or language of the cabalists.
7915 caballer CABALLER, n. One who unites with others in close designs to effect an object by intrigue; one who ...
7916 caballine CABALLINE, a. Pertaining to a horse; as caballine aloes, so called from its being given to horses ...
7917 caballing CABALLING, ppr. Uniting in a cabal; intriguing in a small party.
7918 cabaret CABARET, n. A tavern; a house where liquors are retailed.
7920 cabbage-net CABBAGE-NET, n. A small net to boil cabbage in.
7921 cabbage-tree CABBAGE-TREE, n. The cabbage-palm, a species of Areca, the oleracea, a native of warm climates. ...
7922 cabbage-worm CABBAGE-WORM, n. An insect.
7919 cabbage CABBAGE, n. A genus of plants, called in botany Brassica, of several species; some of which are ...
7923 cabiai CABIAI, n. An animal of South America resembling a hog, living on the margins of lakes and rivers, ...
7925 cabin-boy CABIN-BOY, n. A boy whose duty is to wait on the officers and passengers on board of a ship.
7926 cabin-mate CABIN-MATE, n. One who occupies the same cabin with another.
7924 cabin CABIN, n.1. A small room; an inclosed place.2. A cottage; a hut, or small house.3. A tent; a ...
7927 cabined CABINED, pp. Inclosed; covered.
7929 cabinet-council CABINET-COUNCIL, n. 1. A council held with privacy; the confidential council of a prince or ...
7930 cabinet-maker CABINET-MAKER, n. A man whose occupation is to make cabinets, tables, bureaus, bed-steads, and ...
7928 cabinet CABINET, n.1. A closet; a small room, or retired apartment.2. A private room, in which ...
7931 cabineted CABINETED, pp. Inclosed in a private apartment, or in a cabinet.
7932 cabirean CABIREAN, n. One of the Cabiri.
7933 cabirian CABIRIAN,
7934 cabiric CABIRIC,
7935 cabiritic CABIRITIC, a. Pertaining to the Cabiri, certain deities greatly venerated by the ancient Pagans, ...
7937 cable-tier CABLE-TIER, n. The place where the cables are coiled away.
7936 cable CABLE, n. cabl. A large strong rope or chain, used to retain a vessel at anchor. It is made ...
7938 cabled CABLED, a. Fastened with a cable.
7939 cablet CABLET, n. A little cable.
7940 caboched CABOCHED,
7941 caboose CABOOSE, n.1. The cook-room or kitchen of a ship. In smaller vessels, it is an inclosed ...
7942 cabos CABOS, n. A species of eel-pout, about two feet long, whose flesh is well tasted.
7943 caboshed CABOSHED, n. In heraldry, having the head cut close, so as to have no neck left.
7944 cabriole CABRIOLE,
7945 cabriolet CABRIOLET, n. A gig; a one horse chair, a light carriage.
7946 cabure CABURE, n. A Brazilian bird of the owl kind, of the size of a thrush, of a beautiful umber color, ...
7947 caburns CABURNS, n. Small lines made of spun yarn, to bind cables, seize tackles, and the like.
7948 cacao CACAO or COCOA, n. The chocolate-tree, a species of the Theobroma, a native of the West Indies. ...
7949 caccoons CACCOONS, n. A plant called in botany Flevillea.
7950 cachalot CACHALOT, n. A cetaceous fish, the physeter or spermaceti whale. The principal species are, the ...
7951 cachectic CACHECTIC,
7952 cachectical CACHECTICAL, a. [See Cachery.] Having an ill habit of body; of a deranged or vitiated state of the ...
7953 cachexy CACHEXY, n. A vicious state of the powers of the body; a deranged state of the constitution, ...
7954 cachinnation CACHINNATION, n. A variety of chalcedony, which is a subspecies of quartz, usually milk white, ...
7955 cack CACK, v.i. To ease the body by stool.
7956 cackerel CACKEREL, n. A fish which is said to void excrements when pursued. Others say, a fish which eaten ...
7957 cackle CACKLE, v.i. 1. To make a particular noise, as a goose or a hen.2. To laugh with a broken noise, ...
7958 cackler CACKLER, n. 1. A fowl that cackles.2. A tell-tale; a tattler.
7959 cackling CACKLING, ppr. Making the noise of a goose or hen.CACKLING, n. The broken noise of a goose or ...
7960 cacochymic CACOCHYMIC,
7961 cacochymical CACOCHYMICAL, a. [See Cacochymy.] Having the fluids of the body vitiated, especially the blood.
7962 cacochymy CACOCHYMY, n. A vicious state of the vital humors, especially of the blood, arising from a ...
7963 cacodemon CACODEMON, n. An evil spirit.
7964 cacoethes CACOETHES, n.1. A bad custom or habit; a bad disposition.2. In medicine, an incurable ulcer.
7965 cacophony CACOPHONY, n. 1. In rhetoric, an uncouth or disagreeable sound of words, proceeding from the ...
7966 cadaver CADAVER, n. A corpse.
7967 cadaverous CADAVEROUS, a.1. Having the appearance or color of a dead human body; pale; wan; ghastly; as a ...
7968 caddis CADDIS, n. 1. A kind of tape or ribin.2. A kind of worm or grub found in a case of straw.
7969 caddow CADDOW, n. A chough; a jack daw.
7970 caddy CADDY, n. A small box for keeping tea.
7972 cade-oil CADE-OIL, n. In the materia medica, an oil used in Germany and France, made of the fruit of the ...
7973 cade-worm CADE-WORM, n. The same as caddis.
7971 cade CADE, a. Tame; bred by hand; domesticated; as a cade lamb.CADE, v.t. To bring up or nourish by ...
7974 cadence CADENCE,
7975 cadenced CADENCED, pp. or a. Having a particular cadence; as well cadenced music.
7976 cadency CADENCY, n. 1. A fall, a decline; a state of sinking.2. A fall of the voice in reading or ...
7977 cadene CADENE, n. A species of inferior carpet imported from the Levant.
7978 cadent CADENT, n. Falling down; sinking.
7979 cadenza CADENZA, n. The fall or modulation of the voice in singing.
7980 cadet CADET, n.1. The younger or youngest son.2. A gentleman who carries arms in a regiment, as a ...
7981 cadew CADEW, n. A straw worm. [See Caddis.]
7982 cadge CADGE, v.t. To carry a burden.
7983 cadger CADGER, n. One who brings butter, eggs and poultry to the market, from the country; a huckster.
7984 cadi CADI, n. In the Turkish dominions, a judge in civil affairs; usually the judge of a town or ...
7985 cadillac CADILLAC, n. A sort of pear.
7986 cadmean CADMEAN,
7987 cadmia CADMIA, n. An oxyd of zink which collects on the sides of furnaces where zink is sublimed, as in ...
7988 cadmian CADMIAN, a. Relating to Cadmus, a reputed prince of Thebes, who introduced into Greece, sixteen ...
7989 cadmium CADMIUM, n. A metal discovered by M. Stromeyer, in 1817, in carbonate of zink, at Hanover. Its ...
7990 caduceus CADUCEUS, n. In antiquity, Mercurys rod; a wand entwisted by two serpents, borne by Mercury as an ...
7991 caducity CADUCITY, n. Tendency to fall.
7992 caducous CADUCOUS, a. In botany, falling early; as caducous leaves, which fall before the end of summer. A ...
7993 caecias CAECIAS, n. A wind from the northeast.
7994 caer CAR, CAER, CHAR, in names of places, is sometimes the Celtic Caer, a town or city, as in ...
7995 caesarian CAESARIAN. [See Cesarian.]
7996 caesura CAESURA. [See Cesura.]
7997 caftan CAFTAN, n. A Persian or Turkish vest or garment.
7998 cage CAGE, v.t. To confine in a cage; to shut up, or confine.
7999 cagit CAGIT, n. A beautiful green parrot of the Philippine isles.
8000 cagui CAGUI, n. A monkey of Brazil, of two species, one of them called the pongi, the other not more ...
8001 caic CAIC or CAIQUE, n. A skiff belonging to a galley.
8002 caiman CAIMAN. [See Cayman.]
8003 caique CAIC or CAIQUE, n. A skiff belonging to a galley.
8004 cairn CAIRN, n. A heap of stones.
8005 caisson CAISSON, or CAISSOON, n.1. A wooden chest into which several bombs are put, and sometimes ...
8006 caissoon CAISSON, or CAISSOON, n.1. A wooden chest into which several bombs are put, and sometimes ...
8007 caitif CAITIF, n. A mean villain; a despicable knave; it implies a mixture of wickedness and misery.
8008 cajeput CAJEPUT, n. An oil from the East Indies, resembling that of cardamoms, obtained from the Melaleuca ...
8009 cajole CAJOLE, v.t. To flatter; to soothe; to coax; to deceive or delude by flattery.
8010 cajoler CAJOLER, n. A flatterer; a wheedler.
8011 cajolery CAJOLERY, n. Flattery; a wheedling to delude.
8012 cajoling CAJOLING, ppr. Flattering; wheedling; deceiving.
8013 cajota CAJOTA, n. A Mexican animal resembling a wolf and a dog.
8014 cake CAKE, n. 1. A small mass of dough baked; or a composition of flour, butter, sugar, or other ...
8016 calabash-tree CALABASH-TREE, n. A tree of two species, known in botany by the generic name Crescentia. The ...
8015 calabash CALABASH, n. 1. A vessel made of a dried gourd-shell or of the shell of a calabash tree, used for ...
8017 calade CALADE, n. The slope or declivity of a rising manege-ground.
8018 calaite CALAITE, n. A name given to the turquois; which see.
8019 calamanco CALAMANCO, n. A woolen stuff, of a fine gloss, and checkered in the warp.
8020 calamar CALAMAR, n. An animal, having an oblong body and ten legs. On the belly are two bladders ...
8021 calambac CALAMBAC, n. Aloes-wood, xyloe-aloes, a drug, which is the product of a tree growing in China and ...
8022 calambour CALAMBOUR, n. A species of the aloes-wood, of a dusky or mottled color, of a light, friable ...
8023 calamiferous CALAMIFEROUS, a. Producing plants having a long, hollow, knotted stem.
8024 calamin CALAMINE, or CALAMIN, n. Lapis calaminaris, or cadmia fossilis; an ore of zink, much used in the ...
8025 calamine CALAMINE, or CALAMIN, n. Lapis calaminaris, or cadmia fossilis; an ore of zink, much used in the ...
8026 calamint CALAMINT, n. A plant, a species of Melissa, or baum, an aromatic plant, and a weak ...
8027 calamistrate CALAMISTRATE, v.t. To curl or frizzle the hair.
8028 calamistration CALAMISTRATION, n. The act of curling the hair.
8029 calamit CALAMIT, n. A mineral, probably a variety of Tremolite. It occurs in imperfect or rounded ...
8030 calamitous CALAMITOUS, a. 1. Very miserable; involved in deep distress; oppressed with infelicity; wretched ...
8031 calamitously CALAMITOUSLY, adv. In a manner to bring great distress.
8032 calamitousness CALAMITOUSNESS, n. Deep distress; wretchedness; misery; the quality of producing misery.
8033 calamity CALAMITY, n. Any great misfortune, or cause of misery; generally applied to events or disasters ...
8034 calamus CALAMUS, n. 1. The generic name of the Indian cane, called also rotang. It is without branches, ...
8035 calander CALANDRE or CALANDER, n. The French name of a species of insect of the beetle kind, very ...
8036 calandra CALANDRA, n. A species of lark, with a thick bill, the upper part of the body of a reddish brown, ...
8037 calandre CALANDRE or CALANDER, n. The French name of a species of insect of the beetle kind, very ...
8038 calangay CALANGAY, n. A species of white parrot.
8039 calash CALASH, n. 1. A light chariot or carriage with very low wheels, used for taking the air in parks ...
8040 calc-sinter CALC-SINTER, n. Stalactitic carbonate of lime.
8041 calc-tuff CALC-TUFF, n. An alluvial formation of carbonate of lime.
8042 calcar CALCAR, n. In glass works, a kind of oven, or reverberating furnace, used for the calcination of ...
8043 calcarate CALCARATE, a. Furnished with a spur; as a calcarate corol, in larksupr; a calcarate nectary, a ...
8044 calcario-sulphurou CALCARIO-SULPHUROUS, a. [See Calx and Sulphur.] Having lime and sulphur in combination, or ...
8045 calcarious CALCARIOUS, a. Partaking of the nature of lime; having the qualities of lime; as calcarious earth ...
8046 calcavalla CALCAVALLA, n. A kind of sweet wine from Portugal.
8047 calceated CALCEATED, n. Shod; fitted with or wearing shoes.
8048 calcedon CALCEDON, n. [See Chalcedony.] With jewelers, a foul vein, like chalcedony, in some precious ...
8049 calcedonian CALCEDONIAN, a. [See Chalcedony.] Pertaining to or resembling chalcedony.
8050 calcedonic CALCEDONIC,
8051 calcedony CALCEDONY. See Chalcedony, the more correct orthography.
8052 calciferous CALCIFEROUS, a. [of calx, lime, and muria, salt water.] A species of earth, of the muriatic genus, ...
8053 calcinable CALCINABLE, a. [See Calcine.] That may be calcined; capable of being reduced to a friable state by ...
8054 calcinate CALCINATE, v.t. To calcine. [See Calcine.]
8055 calcination CALCINATION, n. [from calcine.] 1. The operation of expelling from a substance by heat, some ...
8056 calcinatory CALCINATORY, n. A vessel used in calcination.
8057 calcine CALCINE, v.t.1. To reduce a substance to a powder or to a friable state, by the action of heat; or ...
8058 calcium CALCIUM, n. The metallic basis of lime.
8059 calcographical CALCOGRAPHICAL, a. [See Calcography.] Pertaining to calcography.
8060 calcography CALCOGRAPHY, n. An engraving in the likeness of chalk.
8061 calculalation CALCULALATION, n. 1. The art, practice or manner of computing by numbers. The use of numbers, by ...
8062 calculary CALCULARY, n. A congeries of little stony knots dispersed through the parenchyma of the pear and ...
8063 calculate CALCULATE, v.t. 1. To compute; to reckon; to add, subtract, multiply or divide any sums, for the ...
8064 calculated CALCULATED, pp. Computed; reckoned; suited; adapted by design.
8065 calculating CALCULATING, ppr. Computing; reckoining; adapting by design; adjusting.
8066 calculative CALCULATIVE, a. Pertaining to calculation; tending to calculate.
8067 calculator CALCULATOR, n. One who computes or reckons; one who estimates or considers the force and effect of ...
8068 calculatory CALCULATORY, a. Belonging to calculation.
8069 calcule CALCULE, n. Reckoning; computation.
8070 calculous CALCULOUS, a. [Supra.] 1. Stony; gritty; hard like stone; as a calculous concretion.2. In ...
8071 caldron CALDRON, n. A large kettle or boiler, of copper, or other metal, furnished with a movable handle ...
8072 caleche CALECHE, [See Calash.]
8073 caledonian CALEDONIAN, a. Pertaining to Caledonia, an ancient name of Scotland. The termination ia, ...
8074 calefacient CALEFACIENT, a. [See Calefaction, Calefy.] Warming; heating.CALEFACIENT, n. That which warms or ...
8075 calefaction CALEFACTION, n. 1. The act or operation of warming or heating; the production of heat in a body ...
8076 calefactive CALEFACTIVE,
8077 calefactor CALEFACTOR, a. [See Calefaction.] That makes warm or hot; that communicates heat.
8078 calefy CALEFY, v.i. To grow hot or warm; to be heated.CALEFY, v.t. To make worm or hot.
8079 calendar CALENDAR, n. 1. A register of the year, in which the months, weeks, and days are set down in ...
8080 calender CALENDER, v.t. To press between rollers, for the purpose of making smooth, glossy and wavy; as ...
8081 calendrer CALENDRER, n. The person who calenders cloth.
8082 calends CALENDS, n. plu. Among the Romans, the fist day of each month. The origin of this name is ...
8083 calenture CALENTURE, n. A violent ardent fever, incident to persons in hot climates, especially natives of ...
8085 calf-like CALF-LIKE, a. Resembling a calf.
8086 calf-skin CALF-SKIN, n. The hide or skin of a calf; or leather made of the skin.
8084 calf CALF, n.1. The young of the cow, or of the bovine genus of quadrupeds.2. In contempt, a dolt; an ...
8087 caliber CALIBER, n. 1. The diameter of a body; as the caliber of a column, or of a bullet.2. The bore of ...
8088 calice CALICE, n. A cup appropriately, a communion cup, or vessel used to administer the wine in the ...
8090 calico-printer CALICO-PRINTER, n. One whose occupation is to print calicoes.
8089 calico CALICO, n. [said to be from Calicut, in India.] Cotton cloth. In England, white or unprinted ...
8091 calid CALID, a. Hot; burning; ardent.
8092 calidity CALIDITY, n. Heat.
8093 caliduct CALIDUCT, n. Among the Ancients, a pipe or canal used to convey heat from a furnace to the ...
8094 calif CALIF, n. Written also caliph and kalif. A successor or vicar; a representative of Mohammed, ...
8095 califate CALIFATE,
8096 caligation CALIGATION, n. Darkness; dimness; cloudiness.In medical authors, caligation or caligo, is an ...
8097 caliginous CALIGINOUS, a. Dim; obscure; dark.
8098 caliginousness CALIGINOUSNESS, n. Dimness; obscurity.
8099 caligraphy CALIGRAPHY,
8100 caligraphyic CALIGRAPHYIC, n. [Infra.] Pertaining to elegant penmanship.
8101 calin CALIN, n. A compound metal, of which the Chinese make tea canisters and the like. The ingredients ...
8102 caliphate CALIPHATE or KALIFATE, n. The office or dignity of a calif; or the government of a calif.
8103 caliver CALIVER, n. [from caliber.] A kind of handgun, musket or arquebuse.
8104 calk CALK, v.t. cauk.1. To drive oakum or old ropes untwised, into the seams of a ship or other vessel, ...
8105 calked CALKED, pp. Cauked. Having the seams stopped; furnished with shoes with iron points.
8106 calker CALKER, n. Cauker. A man who calks; sometimes perhaps a calk or pointed iron on a house-shoe.
8107 calkin CALKIN, n. A calk.
8109 calking-iron CALKING-IRON, n. Cauking-iron. An instrument like a chisel, used in calking ships.
8108 calking CALKING, n. Cauking. In painting, the covering of the back side of a design with black lead, or ...
8110 call CALL, v.t. [Heb. To hold or restrain.] In a general sense, to drive; to strain or force out sound. ...
8111 callat CALLAT, n. A trull, or a scold.
8112 called CALLED, pp. Invited; summoned; addressed; named; appointed; invoked; assembled by order; recited.
8113 caller CALLER, n. One who calls.
8114 callet CALLET,
8115 calligraphy CALLIGRAPHY, n. Fair or elegant writing, or penmanship.
8116 calling CALLING, n. 1. A naming, or inviting; a reading over or reciting in order, or a call of names ...
8117 calliope CALLIOPE, n. Calliopy. In Pagan mythology, the muse that presides over eloquence and heroic ...
8118 callipers CALLIPERS. [See Caliber.]
8119 callix CALLIX, n. 1. A cup2. The membrane which covers the papillae in the pelvis of the human kidney. ...
8120 callosity CALLOSITY, a. Hardness, or bony hardness; the hardness of the cicatrix of ulcers.
8121 callous CALLOUS, a.1. Hard; hardened; indurated; as an ulcer or some part of the body.2. Hardened in ...
8122 callously CALLOUSLY, adv. In a hardened or unfeeling manner.
8123 callousness CALLOUSNESS, n. Hardness, induration, applied to the body; insensibility, applied to the mind or ...
8124 callow CALLOW, a. Destitute of feathers, naked; unfledged; as a young bird.
8125 callus CALLUS, n. Any cutaneous, corneous, or bony hardness, but generally the new growth of osseous ...
8126 calm CALM, a. 1. Still; quiet; being at rest; as the air. Hence not stormy or tempestuous; as a calm ...
8127 calmer CALMER, n. The person or thing that calms, or has the power to till, and make quiet; that which ...
8128 calming CALMING, ppr. Stilling; appeasing.
8129 calmly CALMLY, adv. In a quiet manner; without disturbance, agitation, tumult, or violence; without ...
8130 calmness CALMNESS, n. 1. Quietness; stillness; tranquillity; applied to the elements.2. Quietness; ...
8131 calmy CALMY, a. Calm; quiet; peaceable.
8132 calogeri CALOYERS, or CALOGERI, n. Monks of the Greek church, of three orders; archari, or novices; ...
8133 calomel CALOMEL, n. A preparation of mercury, much used in medicine. It is called the submuriate or ...
8134 caloric CALORIC, n. The principle or matter of heat, or the simple element of heat. Caloric may be ...
8135 calorific CALORIFIC, a. That has the quality of producing heat; causing heat; heating.
8136 calorimeter CALORIMETER, n. An apparatus for measuring relative quantities of heat, or the specific caloric of ...
8137 calorimotor CALORIMOTOR, n. A galvanic instrument, in which the calorific influence or effects are attended by ...
8138 calote CALOTE, n.1. A cap or coif, of hair, satin or other stuff, worn in popish countries, as an ...
8139 calotte CALOTTE,
8140 caloyers CALOYERS, or CALOGERI, n. Monks of the Greek church, of three orders; archari, or novices; ...
8141 calp CALP, n. A subspecies of carbonate of lime, of a bluish black, gray or grayish blue, but its ...
8142 caltrop CALTROP, n.1. A kind of thistle, the Latin tribulus, with a roundish prickly pericarp; on one ...
8143 calumet CALUMET, n. Among the aboriginals of America, a pipe, used for smoking tobacco, whose bowl is ...
8144 calumniate CALUMNIATE, v.t. [See Calumny.] To accuse or charge one falsely, and knowingly, with some crime, ...
8145 calumniated CALUMNIATED, pp. Slandered; falsely and maliciously accused of what is criminal, immoral, or ...
8146 calumniating CALUMNIATING, ppr. Slandering.
8147 calumniation CALUMNIATION, n. False accusation of a crime or offense, or a malicious and false representation ...
8148 calumniator CALUMNIATOR, n. One who slanders; one who falsely and knowingly accuses another of a crime or ...
8149 calumniatory CALUMNIATORY, a. Slanderous.
8150 calumnious CALUMNIOUS, a. Slanderous; bearing or implying calumny; injurious to reputation.
8151 calumniously CALUMNIOUSLY, n. Slanderously.
8152 calumniousness CALUMNIOUSNESS, n. Slanderousness.
8153 calumny CALUMNY, n. Slander; false accusation of a crime or offense, knowingly or maliciously made or ...
8154 calvary CALVARY, n.1. A place of skulls; particularly, the place where Christ was crucified, on a small ...
8155 calve CALVE, v.i.1. To bring forth young, as a cow.2. In a metaphorical sense, and sometimes by way of ...
8156 calver CALVER, v.t. To cut in slices.CALVER, v.i. To shrink by cutting, and not fall to pieces.
8157 calves-snout CALVES-SNOUT, n. A plant, snap-dragon, antirrhinum.
8158 calville CALVILLE, n. A sort of apple.
8159 calvinish CALVINISH, n. The theological tenets or doctrines of Calvin, who was born in Picardy in France, ...
8160 calvinist CALVINIST, n. A follower of Calvin; one who embraces the theological doctrines of Calvin.
8161 calvinistic CALVINISTIC,
8162 calvinistical CALVINISTICAL, a. Pertaining to Calvin, or to his opinions in theology.
8163 calvish CALVISH, a. Like a calf.
8164 calx CALX, n. Properly lime or chalk; but more appropriately, the substance of a metal or mineral which ...
8165 calycinal CALYCINAL,
8166 calycine CALYCINE, a. Pertaining to a calyx; situated on a calyx.
8167 calycle CALYCLE, n. In botany, a row of small leaflets, at the base of the calyx, on the outside. The ...
8168 calycled CALYCULATE or CALYCLED, a. Having a calycle at the base on the outside; used of the calyx.
8169 calyculate CALYCULATE or CALYCLED, a. Having a calycle at the base on the outside; used of the calyx.
8170 calypter CALYPTER, n. The calyx of mosses, according to Linne; but not properly a calyx. It is a kind of ...
8171 calyx CALYX, n. plu. calyxes. The outer covering of a flower, being the termination of the cortical ...
8172 calzoons CALZOONS, n. Drawers.
8173 camaieu CAMEO, CAMAIEU, OR CAMAYEU, n. A peculiar sort of onyx; also, a stone on which are found various ...
8174 camayeu CAMEO, CAMAIEU, OR CAMAYEU, n. A peculiar sort of onyx; also, a stone on which are found various ...
8175 camber CAMBER, n. Among builders, camber or camber-beam is a piece of timber cut archwise, or with an ...
8176 cambering CAMBERING, ppr. or a. Bending; arched; as, a deck lies cambering.
8177 cambist CAMBIST, n. A banker; one who deals in notes, and bills of exchange.
8178 cambric CAMBRIC, n. A species of fine white linen, made of flax, said to be named from Cambray in ...
8179 came CAME, pret. of come, which see.CAME, n. A slender rod of cast lead, of which glaziers make their ...
8181 camel-backed CAMEL-BACKED, a. Having a back like a camel.Cameleon mineral. [See Chameleon.] A compound of pure ...
8180 camel CAMEL, n. 1. A large quadruped used in Asia and Africa for carrying burdens, and for riders. As ...
8182 camelopard CAMELOPARD, n. [camelus and pardalis.] The giraff, a species constituting the genus Camelopardalis. ...
8183 cameo CAMEO, CAMAIEU, OR CAMAYEU, n. A peculiar sort of onyx; also, a stone on which are found various ...
8184 camerade CAMERADE, n. One who lodges or resides in the same apartment; now comrade, which see.
8185 cameralistic CAMERALISTIC, a. Pertaining to finance and public revenue.
8186 cameralistics CAMERALISTICS, n. The science of finance or public revenue, comprehending the means of raising and ...
8187 camerate CAMERATE, v.t. To vault; to ceil.
8188 camerated CAMERATED, a. Arched; vaulted.
8189 cameration CAMERATION, n. An arching or vaulting.
8190 camis CAMIS, n. A thin dress.
8191 camisade CAMISADE, n. An attack by surprise, at night, or at break of day, when the enemy is supposed to be ...
8192 camisated CAMISATED, a. Dressed with a shirt outwards.
8193 camlet CAMLET, n. A stuff originally made of camels hair. It is now made, sometimes of wool, sometimes ...
8194 camleted CAMLETED, a. Colored or veined.
8195 cammoc CAMMOC, n. A plant, petty whin or rest-harrow, Ononis.
8196 camomile CAMOMILE, n. A genus of plants, Anthemis, of many species. It has a chaffy receptacle; the calyx is ...
8197 camous CAMOUS,
8198 camoused CAMOUSED, a. Depressed; crooked.
8199 camously CAMOUSLY, adv. Awry.
8200 camoys CAMOYS, n. Flat; depressed; applied only to the nose, and little used.
8202 camp-fight CAMP-FIGHT, n. In law writers, a trial by duel, or the legal combat of two champions, for the ...
8201 camp CAMP, n.1. The ground on which an army pitch their tents, whether for a night or a longer time.2. ...
8203 campaign CAMPAIGN,
8204 campaigner CAMPAIGNER, n. One who has served in an army several campaigns; an old soldier; a veteran.
8205 campain CAMPAIN, n. 1. An open field; a large open plain; an extensive tract of ground without ...
8206 campana CAMPANA, n. The pasque-flower.
8207 campaniform CAMPANIFORM, a. In the shape of a bell; applied to flowers.
8208 campanula CAMPANULA, n. The bell-flower.
8209 campanulate CAMPANULATE, a. In the form of a bell.
8210 campeachy-wood CAMPEACHY-WOOD, from Campeachy in Mexico.
8211 campestral CAMPESTRAL,
8212 campestrian CAMPESTRIAN, a. Pertaining to an open field; growing in a field or open ground.
8214 camphor-oil CAMPHOR-OIL. [See Camphor-tree.]
8215 camphor-tree CAMPHOR-TREE, n. The tree from which camphor is obtained. According to Miller, there are two ...
8213 camphor CAMPHOR, n. Properly cafor. A solid concrete juice or exudation, from the laurus camphora, or ...
8216 camphorate CAMPHORATE, n. In chimistry, a compound of the acid of camphor, with different bases.CAMPHORATE, ...
8217 camphorated CAMPHORATED, a. Impregnated with camphor.
8218 camphoric CAMPHORIC, a. Pertaining to camphor, or partaking of its qualities.
8219 campilla CAMPILLA, n. A plant of a new genus, used by dyers.
8220 camping CAMPING, ppr. Encamping.CAMPING, n. A playing at football.
8221 campion CAMPION, n. A plant, the popular name of the lychnis.
8222 camus CAMUS,
8224 can-buoy CAN-BUOY, n. In seamanship, a buoy in form of a cone, made large, and sometimes painted, as a mark ...
8225 can-hook CAN-HOOK, n. An instrument to sling a cask by the ends of its staves, formed by reeving a piece of ...
8223 can CAN, n. A cup or vessel for liquors, in modern times made of metal; as a can of ale.CAN, v.i. ...
8226 canadian CANADIAN, a. Pertaining to Canada, an extensive country on the north of the United ...
8227 canail CANAIL, n. The coarser part of meal; hence, the lowest people; less; dregs; offscouring.
8228 canakin CANAKIN, n. A little can or cup.
8230 canal-coal CANAL-COAL. [See Cannel-coal.]
8229 canal CANAL, n.1. A passage for water; a water course; properly, a long trench or excavation in the ...
8231 canaliculate CANALICULATE,
8232 canaliculated CANALICULATED, a. Channelled; furrowed. In botany, having a deep longitudinal groove above, and ...
8234 canary-bird CANARY-BIRD, n. A singing bird from the Canary isles, a species of Fringilla. The bill is conical ...
8235 canary-grass CANARY-GRASS, n. A plant, the Phalaris, whose seed are collected for canary-birds.
8233 canary CANARY, n. 1. Wine made in the Canary isles.2. An old dance. Shakespeare has used the word as a ...
8236 cancel CANCEL, v.t.1. To cross the lines of a writing, and deface them; to blot out or obliterate.2. To ...
8237 cancelated CANCELATED, a. Cross-barred; marked with cross lines.
8238 cancelation CANCELATION, n. The act of defacing by cross lines; a canceling.
8239 canceled CANCELED, pp. Crossed; obliterated; annulled.
8240 canceling CANCELING, ppr. Crossing; obliterating; annulling.
8241 cancer CANCER, n. 1. The crab or crab-fish. This genus of animals have generally eight legs, and two ...
8242 cancerate CANCERATE, v.i. To grow into a cancer; to become cancerous.
8243 canceration CANCERATION, n. A growing cancerous, or into a cancer.
8244 cancerous CANCEROUS, a. Like a cancer; having the qualities of a cancer.
8245 cancerousness CANCEROUSNESS, n. The state of being cancerous.
8246 cancriform CANCRIFORM, a. 1. Cancerous.2. Having the form of a cancer or crab.
8247 cancrine CANCRINE, a. Having the qualities of a crab.
8248 cancrite CANCRITE, n. A fossil or petrified crab.
8249 candent CANDENT, a. Very hot; heated to whiteness; glowing with heat.
8250 candicant CANDICANT, a. Growing white.
8251 candid CANDID, a. 1. White.2. Fair; open; frank; ingenuous; free from undue bias; disposed to think and ...
8252 candidate CANDIDATE, n. 1. A man who seeks or aspires to an office; one who offers himself, or is proposed ...
8253 candidly CANDIDLY, adv. Openly; frankly; without trick or disguise; ingenuously.
8254 candidness CANDIDNESS, n. Openness of mind; frankness; fairness; ingenuousness.
8255 candied CANDIED, pp. or a. Preserved with sugar, or incrusted with it; covered with crystals of sugar or ...
8257 candle-bomb CANDLE-BOMB, n. A small glass bubble, filled with water, place in the wick of a candle, where it ...
8258 candle-coal CANNEL-COAL or CANDLE-COAL, n. A hard, opake, inflammable fossil coal of a black color, ...
8259 candle-holder CANDLE-HOLDER, n. A person that holds a candle. Hence, one that remotely assists another, but is ...
8260 candle-light CANDLE-LIGHT, n. The light of a candle; the necessary candles for use.
8261 candle-stick CANDLE-STICK, n. An instrument or utensil to hold a candle, made in different forms and of ...
8262 candle-stuff CANDLE-STUFF, n. A material of which candles are made, as tallow, wax, &c.
8256 candle CANDLE, n. 1. A long, but small cylindrical body of tallow, wax or spermaceti, formed on a wick ...
8263 candlemas CANDLEMAS, n. The feast of the church celebrated on the second day of February, in honor of the ...
8264 candles-ends CANDLES-ENDS, n. Scraps; fragments.
8265 candoc CANDOC, n. A plant or weed tha grows in rivers.
8266 candor CANDOR, n. Openness of heart; frankness; ingenuousness of mind; a disposition to treat subjects ...
8268 candy-tufts CANDY-TUFTS, n. 1. A plant, the Iberis.2. A Cretan flower.
8267 candy CANDY, v.t.1. To conserve or dress with sugar; to boil in sugar.2. To from into congelations or ...
8269 candying CANDYING, ppr. Conserving with sugar.CANDYING, n. The act of preserving simples in substance, by ...
8271 cane-brake CANE-BRAKE, n. A thicket of canes.
8272 cane-hole CANE-HOLE, n. A hole or trench for planting the cuttings of cane, on sugar plantations.
8273 cane-trash CANE-TRASH, n. Refuse of canes, or macerated rinds of cane, reserved for fuel to boil the ...
8270 cane CANE, n. 1. In botany, this term is applied to several species of plants belonging to several ...
8274 canescent CANESCENT, a. Growing white or hoary.
8275 canicula CANICULA,
8276 canicular CANICULAR, a. Pertaining to the dog-star.
8277 canicule CANICULE, n. A star in the constellation of Canis Major, called also the dog-star, or Sirius; a ...
8278 canine CANINE, a. Pertaining to dogs; having the properties or qualities of a dog; as a canine appetite, ...
8279 caning CANING, n. A beating with a stick or cane.
8280 canister CANISTER, n. Properly, a small basket, as in Dryden; but more generally, a small box or case, for ...
8282 canker-fly CANKER-FLY, n. A fly that preys on fruit.
8283 canker-like CANKER-LIKE, a. Eating or corrupting like a canker.
8284 canker-worm CANKER-WORM, n. A worm, destructive to trees or plants. In America, this name is given to a worm ...
8281 canker CANKER, n. 1. A disease incident to trees, which causes the bark to rot and fall.2. A popular ...
8285 cankerbit CANKERBIT, a. Bitten with a cankered or envenomed tooth.
8286 cankered CANKERED, pp. 1. Corrupted.2. a. Crabbed; uncivil.
8287 cankeredly CANKEREDLY, adv. Crossly; adversely.
8288 cankerous CANKEROUS, a. Corroding like a canker.
8289 cankery CANKERY, a. Rusty
8290 cannabine CANNABINE, a. Pertaining to hemp; hempen.
8291 cannel-coal CANNEL-COAL or CANDLE-COAL, n. A hard, opake, inflammable fossil coal of a black color, ...
8292 cannequin CANNEQUIN, n. White cotton cloth from the East Indies, suitable for the Guinea trade.
8293 cannibal CANNIBAL, n. A human being that east human flesh; a man-eater, or anthropophagite.
8294 cannibalism CANNIBALISM, n. 1. The act or practice of eating human flesh, by mankind.2. Murderous cruelty; ...
8295 cannibally CANNIBALLY, adv. In the manner of a cannibal.
8297 cannon-ball CANNON-BALL, n. A ball, usually made of cast iron, to be thrown from cannon. Cannon bullet, of ...
8298 cannon-proof CANNON-PROOF, a. Proof against cannon shot.
8299 cannon-shot CANNON-SHOT, n. A ball for cannon; also, the range or distance a cannon will throw a ball.
8296 cannon CANNON, n. A large military engine for throwing balls, and other instruments of death, by the ...
8300 cannonade CANNONADE, n. The act of discharging cannon and throwing balls, for the purpose of destroying an ...
8301 cannoneer CANNONEER,
8302 cannot CANNOT, [can and not.] These words are usually united, but perhaps without good reason; canst and ...
8303 cannular CANNULAR, a. Tubular; having the form of a tube.
8304 canoe CANOE,n.1. A boat used by rude nations, formed of the body or trunk of a tree, excavated, by ...
8306 canon-bit CANON-BIT, n. That part of a bit let into a horses mouth.
8305 canon CANON, n. 1. In ecclesiastical affairs, a law, or rule of doctrine or discipline, enacted by a ...
8307 canoness CANONESS, n. A woman who enjoys a prebend, affixed, by the foundation, to maids, without obliging ...
8308 canonical CANONICAL, a. Pertaining to a canon; according to the canon or rule.Canonical books or canonical ...
8309 canonically CANONICALLY, adv. In a manner agreeable to the canon.
8310 canonicalness CANONICALNESS, n. The quality of being canonical.
8311 canonicals CANONICALS, n. plu. The full dress of the clergy, worn when they officiate.
8312 canonicate CANONICATE, n. The office of a canon.
8313 canonist CANONIST, n. A professor of cannon law; one skilled in the study and practice of ecclesiastical ...
8314 canonistic CANONISTIC, a. Having the knowledge of a canonist.
8315 canonization CANONIZATION, n. [See Canonize.] 1. The act of declaring a man a saint, or rather the act of ...
8316 canonize CANONIZE, v.t. [from canon.] To declare a man a saint and rank him in the catalogue, called a ...
8317 canonry CANONRY,
8318 canonship CANONSHIP, n. An ecclesiastical benefice, in a cathedral or collegiate church, which has a prebend ...
8319 canopied CANOPIED, a. [See Canopy.] Covered with a canopy.
8320 canopy CANOPY, n. 1. A covering over a throne, or over a bed; more generally, a covering over the head. ...
8321 canorous CANOROUS, a. Musical; tuneful.
8322 canorousness CANOROUSNESS, n. Musicalness.
8323 cant CANT, v.t. 1. In popular usage, to turn about, or to turn over, by a sudden push or thrust; as, ...
8324 cantabrian CANTABRIAN, a. Pertaining to Cantabria, on the Bay of Biscay, in Spain.
8325 cantaliver CANTALIVER, n. [cantle and eaves.] In architecture, a piece of wood, framed into the front or side ...
8326 cantar CANTAR,
8327 cantaro CANTARO, n. An eastern weight; at Acra in Turkey, 603 pounds; at Tunis and Tripoli, 114 pounds, In ...
8328 cantata CANTATA, n. A poem set to music; a composition or song, intermixed with recitatives and airs, ...
8329 cantation CANTATION, a. A singing.
8330 canteen CANTEEN, n. A tin vessel used by soldiers for carrying liquor for drink.
8331 canteleup CANTELEUP, n. A variety of muskmelon.
8332 canter CANTER, v.i. To move as a horse in a moderate gallop, raising the two fore feet nearly at the same ...
8333 cantering CANTERING, ppr. Moving or riding with a slow gallop.
8334 cantharidin CANTHARIDIN, n. That peculiar substance existing in the Meloe vesicatorius, or cantharides, which ...
8335 cantharis CANTHARIS or plu. CANTHARIDES, n. Spanish flies; a species of Meloe. This fly is nine or ten ...
8336 canthus CANTHUS, n. An angle of the eye; a cavity at the extremities of the eyelids; the greater is next ...
8337 canticle CANTICLE, n. 1. A song. In the plural, canticles, the Song of Songs or Song of Solomon, one of ...
8338 cantillate CANTILLATE, v.t. To chant; to recite with musical tones.
8339 cantillation CANTILLATION, n. A chanting; recitation with musical modulations.
8340 canting CANTING, ppr. 1. Throwing with a sudden jerk; tossing.2. Speaking with a whine or song-like ...
8341 cantingly CANTINGLY, adv. With a cant.
8342 cantion CANTION, n. A song or verses.
8343 cantle CANTLE, n. A fragment; a piece; a portion.CANTLE, v.t. To cut into pieces; to cut out a piece.
8344 cantlet CANTLET, n. A piece; a little corner; a fragment.
8345 canto CANTO, n. A part or division of a poem, answering to what in prose is called a book. In Italian, ...
8346 canton CANTON, n.1. A small portion of land, or division of territory; originally, a portion of territory ...
8347 cantonal CANTONAL, a. Pertaining to a canton; divided into cantons.
8348 cantoned CANTONED, pp. Divided into distinct parts, or quarters; lodged in distinct quarters, as troops.
8349 cantoning CANTONING, ppr. Dividing into distinct districts; allotting separate quarters to each regiment.
8350 cantonize CANTONIZE, v.t. To canton, or divide into small districts.
8351 cantonment CANTONMENT, n. A part or division of a town or village, assigned to a particular regiment of ...
8352 cantred CANTRED,
8353 cantref CANTREF, n. A hundred villages, as in Wales.
8355 canvas-climber CANVAS-CLIMBER, n. A sailor that goes aloft to handle sails.
8354 canvas CANVAS, n. 1. A coarse cloth made of hemp, or flax, used for tents, sails of ships, painting and ...
8356 canvass CANVASS, v.t.1. To discuss; literally, to beat or shake out, to open by beating or shaking, like ...
8357 canvassed CANVASSED, pp. Discussed; examined.
8358 canvasser CANVASSER, n. 1. One who solicits votes, or goes about to make interest.2. One who examines the ...
8359 canvassing CANVASSING, ppr. Discussing; examining; sifting; seeking.CANVASSING, n. The act of discussing, ...
8360 cany CANY, a. [from cane.] Consisting of cane, or abounding with canes.
8361 canzone CANZONE, n. A song or air in two or three parts, with passages of fugue and imitation; or a poem ...
8362 canzonet CANZONET, n. A little or short song, in one, two or three parts. It sometimes consists of two ...
8363 cap CAP, n. 1. A part of dress made to cover the head.2. The ensign of a cardinalate.3. The top, or ...
8364 capability CAPABILITY, n. [See Capable.] The quality of being capable; capacity; capableness.
8365 capable CAPABLE, a. 1. Able to hold or contain; able to receive; sufficiently capacious; often followed ...
8366 capableness CAPABLENESS, n. The state or quality of being capable; capacity; power of understanding; ...
8367 capacify CAPACIFY, v.t. To qualify.
8368 capacious CAPACIOUS, a. 1. Wide; large; that will hold much; as a capacious vessel.2. Broad; extensive; as ...
8369 capaciousness CAPACIOUSNESS, n. 1. Wideness; largeness; as of a vessel.2. Extensiveness; largeness; as of a ...
8370 capacitate CAPACITATE, v.t. [See Capacity.]1. To make capable; to enable; to furnish with natural power; as, ...
8371 capacitated CAPACITATED, pp. Made capable; qualified.
8372 capacitation CAPACITATION, n. The act of making capable.
8373 capacity CAPACITY, n.1. Passive power; the power of containing, or holding; extent of room or space; as the ...
8374 caparison CAPARISON, n. A cloth or covering laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially a ...
8375 capcase CAPCASE, n. A covered case.
8376 cape CAPE, n. 1. A head land; properly the head, point or termination of a neck of land, extending ...
8377 capelan CAPELAN, n. A small fish, about six inches in length, sholes of which appear off the coasts of ...
8378 capella CAPELLA, n. A bright fixed star in the left shoulder of the constellation Auriga.
8379 capellet CAPELLET, n. A kind of swelling, like a wen, growing on the heel of the hock on a horse, and on ...
8381 caper-bush CAPER-BUSH. [See Caper.]
8382 caper-cutting CAPER-CUTTING, n. A leaping or dancing in a frolicksome manner.
8380 caper CAPER, v.i. To leap; to skip or jump; to prance; to spring.CAPER, n. A leap; a skip; a spring; as ...
8383 caperer CAPERER, n. One who capers, leaps and skips about, or dances.
8384 capering CAPERING, ppr. Leaping; skipping.
8385 capias CAPIAS, n. In law, a writ of two sorts; one before judgment, called a capias ad respondendum, ...
8386 capibar CAPIBAR, n. An animal partaking of the form of a hog and of a rabbit, the cabiai.
8387 capillaceous CAPILLACEOUS, a. Hairy; resembling a hair. [See Capillary.]
8388 capillaire CAPILLAIRE, n. A kind of sirrup, extracted rom maiden-hair.
8389 capillament CAPILLAMENT, n.1. The filament, a small fine thread, like a hair, that grows in the middle of a ...
8390 capillary CAPILLARY, a. 1. Resembling a hair, fine, minute, small in diameter, though long; as a capillary ...
8391 capillation CAPILLATION, n. A blood vessel like a hair.
8392 capilliform CAPILLIFORM, a. In the shape or form of a hair, or of hairs.
8393 capital CAPITAL, a. 1. Literally, pertaining to the head; as a capital bruise, in Milton, a bruise on the ...
8394 capitalist CAPITALIST, n. A man who has a capital or stock in trade, usually denoting a man of large ...
8395 capitally CAPITALLY, adv. 1. In a capital manner; nobly; finely.2. With loss of life; as, to punish ...
8396 capitalness CAPITALNESS, n. A capital offense.
8397 capitate CAPITATE, a. In botany, growing in a head, applied to a flower, or stigma.
8398 capitation CAPITATION, n. 1. Numeration by the head; a numbering of persons.2. A tax, or imposition upon ...
8399 capite CAPITE. In English law, a tenant in capite, or in chief, is one who holds lands immediately of the ...
8400 capitol CAPITOL, n. 1. The temple of Jupiter in Rome, and a fort or castle, on the Mons Capitolinus. In ...
8401 capitolian CAPITOLIAN, a. Pertaining to the capitol in Rome.
8402 capitoline CAPITOLINE, a. Pertaining to the capitol in Rome. The Capitoline Games were annual games ...
8403 capitular CAPITULAR,
8404 capitularly CAPITULARLY, adv. In the form of an ecclesiastical chapter.
8405 capitulary CAPITULARY, n. 1. An act passed in a chapter, either of knights, canons or religious.2. The body ...
8406 capitulate CAPITULATE, v.i.1. To draw up a writing in chapters, heads or articles. [But this sense is not ...
8407 capitulation CAPITULATION, n. 1. The act of capitulating, or surrendering to an enemy upon stipulated terms or ...
8408 capitulator CAPITULATOR, n. One who capitulates.
8409 capitule CAPITULE, n. A summary.
8410 capivi CAPIVI, n. A balsam of the Spanish West-Indies. [See Capaiba.]
8411 capnomancy CAPNOMANCY, n. Divination by the ascent or motion of smoke.
8412 capoch CAPOCH, n. A monks hood.
8413 capon CAPON, n. A castrated cock; a cock-chicken gelded as soon as he quits his dam, or as soon as he ...
8414 caponniere CAPONNIERE, n. In fortification, a covered lodgment, sunk four or five feet into the ground, ...
8415 capot CAPOT, n. A winning of all the tricks of cards at the game of piquet.CAPOT, v.t. To win all the ...
8416 capper CAPPER, n. [from cap.] One whose business is to make or sell caps.
8417 capreolate CAPREOLATE, a. In botany, having tendrils, or filiform spiral claspers, by which plants fasten ...
8418 caprice CAPRICE, n. A sudden start of the mind; a sudden change of opinion, or humor; a whim, freak, or ...
8419 capricious CAPRICIOUS, a. Freakish; whimsical; apt to change opinions suddenly, or to start from ones ...
8420 capriciously CAPRICIOUSLY, adv. In a capricious manner; whimsically.
8421 capriciousness CAPRICIOUSNESS, n. 1. The quality of being led by caprice; whimsicalness; unsteadiness of purpose ...
8422 capricorn CAPRICORN, n. One of the twelve signs of the zodiac, the winter solstice; represented on ancient ...
8423 caprification CAPRIFICATION, n. A method of ripening figs by means of a gnat or insect that pricks the bud.
8424 caprifole CAPRIFOLE, n. Honeysuckle; woodbine.
8425 capriform CAPRIFORM, a. Having the form of a goat.
8426 capriole CAPRIOLE, n. In the manege, caprioles are leaps that a horse makes in the same place without ...
8427 capriped CAPRIPED, a. Having feet like those of a goat.
8428 capsicum CAPSICUM, n. Guinea pepper.
8429 capsize CAPSIZE, v.t. To upset or overturn; a seamans phrase.
8430 capstan CAPSTAN, n. A strong massy column of timber, formed like a truncated cone, and having its upper ...
8431 capsular CAPSULAR,
8432 capsulary CAPSULARY, a. 1. Hollow like a chest.2. Capsular ligament, is that which surrounds every movable ...
8433 capsulate CAPSULATE,
8434 capsulated CAPSULATED, a. Inclosed in a capsule, or as in a chest or box.
8435 capsule CAPSULE, n. 1. The seed vessel of a plant; a dry membranaceous hollow pericarp, opening ...
8436 captain CAPTAIN, n. 1. Literally, a head or chief officer; appropriately, the military officer who ...
8437 captaincy CAPTAINCY, n. 1. The rank, post or commission of a captain.2. The jurisdiction of a captain, or ...
8438 captainry CAPTAINRY, n. The power or command over a certain district; chieftainship.
8439 captainship CAPTAINSHIP, n. 1. The condition or post of a captain or chief commander.2. The rank, quality or ...
8440 captation CAPTATION, n. The act or practice of catching favor or applause, by flattery or address.
8441 caption CAPTION, n. 1. The act of taking, or apprehending by a judicial process.2. A certificate signed ...
8442 captious CAPTIOUS, a. 1. Disposed to find fault, or raise objections; apt to cavil, as in popular ...
8443 captiously CAPTIOUSLY, adv. In a captious manner; with an inclination or intention to object, or censure.
8444 captiousness CAPTIOUSNESS, n. Disposition to find fault; inclination to object; peevishness.
8445 captivate CAPTIVATE, v.t.1. To take prisoner; to seize by force; as an enemy in war.2. To subdue; to bring ...
8446 captivated CAPTIVATED, pp. Made prisoner; charmed.
8447 captivating CAPTIVATING, ppr. 1. Taking prisoner; engaging the affections.2. a. Having power to engage the ...
8448 captivation CAPTIVATION, n. The act of taking a prisoner; a taking one captive.
8449 captive CAPTIVE, n. 1. A prisoner taken by force or stratagem in war, by an enemy; followed by to; as a ...
8450 captivity CAPTIVITY, n. 1. The state of being a prisoner, or of being in the power of an enemy by force or ...
8451 captor CAPTOR, n. One who takes, as a prisoner or a prize. It is appropriately one who takes a prize at ...
8452 capture CAPTURE, n. 1. In a general sense, the act of taking or seizing; as the capture of an enemy, of a ...
8453 captured CAPTURED, pp. Taken as a prize.
8454 capturing CAPTURING, ppr. Seizing as a prize.
8455 capuccio CAPUCCIO, n. A capuchin or hood.
8456 capuched CAPUCHED, a. Covered with a hood.
8457 capuchin CAPUCHIN, n. 1. A garment for females, consisting of a cloke and hood, made in imitation of the ...
8458 capuchins CAPUCHINS, n. Monks of the order of St. Francis, who cover their heads with a capuce, capuchon, a ...
8459 capucine CAPUCINE, n. A species of monkey, the sagoo or sai.
8460 capulin CAPULIN, n. The Mexican cherry.
8461 car CAR, CAER, CHAR, in names of places, is sometimes the Celtic Caer, a town or city, as in ...
8462 carabine CARABINE,
8463 carabineer CARABINEER, n. A man who carries a carabine; one who carries a longer carabine than others, which ...
8464 carac CARAC,
8465 carack CARACK, n. A large ship of burden; a Portuguese Indiaman.
8466 caracol CARACOL, n. 1. In the manege, a semi-round, or half turn which a horseman makes, either to the ...
8467 caracoly CARACOLY, n. A mixture of gold, silver and copper, of which are made rings pendants and other toys ...
8468 carat CARAT, n. 1. The weight of four grains, used by gold-smiths and jewelers in weighing precious ...
8469 caravan CARAVAN, n. A company of travellers, pilgrims or merchants, marching or proceeding in a body over ...
8470 caravansary CARAVANSARY, n. A place appointed for receiving and loading caravans; a kind of inn, where the ...
8471 caravel CARAVEL,
8472 caraway CARAWAY, n. A plant of the genus Carum, a biennial plant, with a taper root like a parsnip, which, ...
8473 carbine CARBINE, n. A short gun or fire arm, carrying a ball of 24 to the pound, borne by light horsemen, ...
8474 carbon CARBON, n. Pure charcoal; a simple body, black, brittle, light and inodorous. It is usually the ...
8475 carbonaceous CARBONACEOUS, a. Pertaining to charcoal. [See Carbonic.]
8476 carbonade CARBONADE,
8477 carbonado CARBONADO, n. In cookery, flesh, fowl or the like, cut across, seasoned and broiled on coals.
8478 carbonate CARBONATE, v.t. In chimistry, a compound formed by the union of carbonic acid with a base; as the ...
8479 carbonated CARBONATED, a. Combined with carbon.
8480 carboncle CARBONCLE, n. 1. An anthrax; an inflammatory tumor, or painful gangrenous boil or ulcer.2. A ...
8481 carbonic CARBONIC, a. Pertaining to carbon, or obtained from it. The carbonic acid is a saturated ...
8482 carboniferous CARBONIFEROUS, a. Producing carbon, or coal.
8483 carbonization CARBONIZATION, n. The act or process of carbonizing.
8484 carbonize CARBONIZE, v.t. To convert into carbon by combustion or the action of fire; to expel from wood or ...
8485 carbonized CARBONIZED, pp. Converted into carbon or charcoal.
8486 carbonohydrous CARBONOHYDROUS, a. Composed of carbon and hydrogen.
8487 carbonous CARBONOUS, a. Carbonous acid is carbon not fully saturated with oxygen.
8488 carbuncled CARBUNCLED, a. Set with carbuncles; spotted.
8489 carbuncular CARBUNCULAR, a. Belonging to a carbuncle; resembling a carbuncle; red; inflamed.
8490 carbunculation CARBUNCULATION, n. The blasting of the young buds of trees or plants, by excessive heat or cold.
8491 carburet CARBURET, n. A combination of carbon with a metal, earth or alkali. A combination of carbon with ...
8492 carbureted CARBURETED, a. Combined with carbon, or holding carbon in colution; as carbureted hydrogen gas. ...
8493 carcajo CARCAJO, n. The glutton, a voracious carnivorous animal.
8494 carcanet CARCANET, n. A chain or collar of jewels.
8495 carcass CARCASS, n. 1. The body of an animal; usually the body when dead. It is not applied to the ...
8496 carcelage CARCELAGE, n. Prison fees.
8497 carceral CARCERAL, a. Belonging to a prison.
8498 carcinoma CARCINOMA, n. A cancer; also, a turgesence of the veins of the eye.
8499 carcinomatous CARCINOMATOUS, a. Cancerous; like a cancer, or tending to it.
8501 card-maker CARD-MAKER, n. A maker of cards.
8502 card-match CARD-MATCH, n. A match made by dipping pieces of card in melted sulphur.
8500 card CARD, n.1. A paper or pasteboard of a oblong figure, on which are painted figures or points; used ...
8503 cardamine CARDAMINE, n. The plant, meadow cresses, or cuckow flower.
8504 cardamom CARDAMOM, n. A plant of the genus Amomum, and its seeds, a native of India. The seeds of this ...
8505 carded CARDED, pp. Combed; opened; cleansed with cards.
8506 carder CARDER, n. One who cards wool; also, one who plays much at cards.
8507 cardiac CARDIAC,
8508 cardiacal CARDIACAL, a. 1. Pertaining to the heart.2. Exciting action in the heart, through the medium of ...
8509 cardialgy CARDIALGY, n. The heart-burn, a violent sensation of heat and acrimony in the upper or left ...
8510 cardinal CARDINAL, a. Chief, principal, preeminent, or fundamental; as the cardinal virtues, which Pagans ...
8511 cardinalate CARDINALATE,
8512 cardinalize CARDINALIZE, v.t. To make a cardinal.
8513 cardinalship CARDINALSHIP, n. The office, rank or dignity of a cardinal.
8515 carding-machine CARDING-MACHINE, n. A machine lately invented, for combing, breaking and cleansing wool and ...
8514 carding CARDING, ppr. 1. Combing, as flax, wool, &c.2. The act of playing at cards.
8516 cardioid CARDIOID, n. An algebraic curve, so called from its resemblance to a heart.
8517 cardite CARDITE, n. Fossil or petrified shells of the genus Cardium.
8518 cardoon CARDOON, n. A species of Cynara, resembling the artichoke, but larger.ARD-TABLE, n. The table ...
8520 care-crazed CARE-CRAZED, a. [care and craze.] Broken or disordered by care, or solicitude; as a care-crazed ...
8521 care-defying CARE-DEFYING, a. Bidding defiance to care.CARE-DEFYING, a. Bidding defiance to care.
8522 care-tuned CARE-TUNED, a. Tuned by care; mournful.
8523 care-wounded CARE-WOUNDED, a. Wounded with care.
8519 care CARE, n. 1. Concern; anxiety; solicitude; nothing some degree of pain in the mind, from ...
8524 careen CAREEN, v.t. In sea language, to heave or bring a ship to lie on one side, for the purpose of ...
8525 careened CAREENED, pp. Laid on one side; inclined.
8526 careening CAREENING, ppr. Heaving down on one side; inclining.CAREENING, n. The act of heaving down on one ...
8527 career CAREER, n. 1. A course; a race, or running; a rapid running; speed in motion.2. General course ...
8528 careering CAREERING, pp. Running or moving with speed.
8529 careful CAREFUL, a. [See Care.] 1. Full of care; anxious; solicitous.Martha, thou art careful and troubled ...
8530 carefully CAREFULLY, adv. 1. With care, anxiety, or solicitude.Though he sought it carefully with tears. ...
8531 carefulness CAREFULNESS, n. 1. Anxiety; solicitude.Drink thy water with trembling and with carefulness. ...
8532 careless CARELESS, a. [care and less. See Loose.]1. Having no care; heedless; negligent; unthinking; ...
8533 carelessly CARELESSLY, adv. In a careless manner or way; negligently; heedlessly; inattentively; without care ...
8534 carelessness CARELESSNESS, n. Heedlessness; inattention; negligence; manner without care.
8535 carentane CARENTANE, n. A papal indulgence, multiplying the remission of penance by forties.
8536 caress CARESS, v.t. To treat with fondness, affection, or kindness; to fondle; to embrace with tender ...
8537 caressed CARESSED, pp. Treated or embraced with affection.
8538 caressing CARESSING, ppr. Treating with endearment, or affection.
8539 caret CARET, n. In writing, this mark ^, which shows that something, omitted in the line, is interlined ...
8540 cargason CARGASON, n. A cargo; which see.
8541 cargo CARGO, n. The lading or freight of a ship; the goods, merchandize, or whatever is conveyed in a ...
8542 cargoose CARGOOSE, n. A fowl belonging to the genus Colymbus, called the crested diver. The cheeks and ...
8543 cariated CARIATED, a. Carious. [See Carious.]
8544 cariboo CARIBOO, n. A quadruped of the stag kind.
8545 carica CARICA, n. The papaw, a tree bearing a fleshy fruit of the size of a small melon.
8546 caricature CARICATURE, n. A figure or description in which beauties are concealed and blemishes exaggerated, ...
8547 caricaturist CARICATURIST, n. One who caricatures others.
8548 caricography CARICOGRAPHY, n. A description of the plants of the genus Carex or sedge.
8549 caricous CARICOUS, a. Resembling a fig an epithet given to tumors that resemble a fig, such as occur often ...
8550 caries CARIES, n. The corruption or mortification of a bone; an ulcerated bone.
8551 carillon CARILLON, n. A little bell. Also, a simple air in music, adapted to the performance of small ...
8552 carinate CARINATE,
8553 carinated CARINATED, a. In botany, shaped like the keel of a ship; having a longitudinal prominency on the ...
8554 carinthin CARINTHIN, n. A mineral from Carinthia, regarded as a variety of hornblend.
8555 cariosity CARIOSITY, n. [See Caries.] Mortification, or ulceration of a bone.
8556 carious CARIOUS, a. Mortified; corrupted; ulcerated; as a bone.
8557 cark CARK, n. Care; anxiety; concern; solicitude; distress.CARK, v.i. To be careful, anxious, ...
8558 carking CARKING, pp. Distressing; perplexing; giving anxiety.
8559 carle CARLE, n. 1. A rude, rustic, rough, brutal man.2. A kind of hemp.CARLE, v.i. To act like a ...
8561 carline-thistle CARLINE-THISTLE, n. A genus of plants growing in the south of France, and one a native of Great ...
8560 carline CARLINE, OR CAROLINE, n. A silver coin in Naples.
8562 carling CARLING, n. A piece of timber in a ship, ranging fore and aft, from one deck beam to another, ...
8563 carlish CARLISH, CARLISHNESS. [See Churlish.]
8564 carlishness CARLISH, CARLISHNESS. [See Churlish.]
8565 carlock CARLOCK, n. A sort of isinglass from Russia, made of the sturgeons bladder, and used in clarifying ...
8566 carlot CARLOT, n. A countryman. [See Carle.]
8567 carlovingian CARLOVINGIAN, a. Pertaining to Charlemagne; as the Carlovingian race of kings.
8568 carman CARMAN, n. [car and man.] A man whose employment is to drive a cart, or to convey goods and other ...
8569 carmelin CARMELIN,
8570 carmelite CARMELITE, a. Belonging to the order of Carmelites.CARMELITE, n. [from Mount Carmel.] 1. A ...
8571 carminative CARMINATIVE, n. A medicine, which tends to expel wind, or to remedy colic and flatulencies.
8572 carmine CARMINE, n. A powder or pigment, of a beautiful red or crimson color, bordering on purple, and ...
8573 carnage CARNAGE, n. 1. Literally, flesh, or heaps of flesh, as in shambles.2. Slaughter; great ...
8575 carnal-minded CARNAL-MINDED, a. Worldly-minded.
8576 carnal-mindedness CARNAL-MINDEDNESS, n. Grossness of mind.
8574 carnal CARNAL, a.1. Pertaining to flesh; fleshly; sensual; opposed to spiritual; as carnal pleasure.2. ...
8577 carnalist CARNALIST, n. One given to the indulgence of sensual appetites.
8578 carnalite CARNALITE, n. A worldly-minded man.
8579 carnality CARNALITY, n. 1. Fleshly lust, or desires, or the indulgence of those lusts; sensuality.2. ...
8580 carnalize CARNALIZE, v.t. To make carnal; to debase to carnality.
8581 carnally CARNALLY, adv. In a carnal manner; according to the flesh; in a manner to gratify the flesh or ...
8582 carnation CARNATION, n. 1. Flesh color; the parts of a picture which are naked, or without drapery, ...
8583 carnationed CARNATIONED, a. Made like carnation color.
8584 carnaval CARNAVAL, n. The feast or season of rejoicing, before Lent, observed, in Catholic countries, with ...
8585 carnelian CARNELIAN, n. A siliceous stone, a variety of chalcedony, of a deep red, flesh-red, or reddish ...
8586 carneous CARNEOUS, a. Fleshy; having the qualities of flesh.
8587 carney CARNEY, n. A disease of horses, in which the mouth is so furred that they cannot eat.
8588 carnification CARNIFICATION, n. A turning to flesh.
8589 carnify CARNIFY, v.i. To form flesh; to receive flesh in growth.
8590 carnival CARNIVAL,
8591 carnivoracity CARNIVORACITY, n. Greediness of appetite for flesh.
8592 carnivorous CARNIVOROUS, a. Eating or feeding on flesh; an epithet applied to animals which naturally seek ...
8593 carnosity CARNOSITY, n. A little fleshy excrescence in the urethra, the neck of the bladder, &c.
8594 carnous CARNOUS, a. Fleshy. [See Carneous.]
8595 carob CAROB, n. The carob-tree, Ceratonia siliqua, a native of Spain, Italy, and the Levant. It is an ...
8596 caroche CAROCHE, n. A carriage of pleasure.
8597 caroched CAROCHED, a. Placed in a caroche.
8598 carol CAROL, n. A song of joy and exultation; a song of devotion; or a song in general.CAROL, v.i. To ...
8599 carolina CAROLINA, n. The name of two of the Atlantic States in North America, called North Carolina and ...
8600 caroline CARLINE, OR CAROLINE, n. A silver coin in Naples.
8601 caroling CAROLING, n. A song of praise or devotion.
8602 carolinian CAROLINIAN, a. Pertaining to Carolina.CAROLINIAN, n. A native or inhabitant of Carolina.
8603 caromel CAROMEL, n. The smell exhaled by sugar, at a calcining heat.
8604 carotid CAROTID, a. The carotid arteries, in the body, are two arteries, the right and left, which convey ...
8605 carousal CAROUSAL, n. s as z. [See Carouse.] A feast or festival.But in America it signifies a noisy ...
8606 carouse CAROUSE, v.i. carouz. To drink hard; to guzzle. In the United States, it signifies also to be ...
8607 carouser CAROUSER, n. A drinker; a toper; a noisy reveler, or bacchanalian.
8608 carousing CAROUSING, ppr. Drinking hard; reveling.
8609 carp CARP, v.i. Literally, to snap or catch at, or to pick. Hence, to censure, cavil, or find fault, ...
8610 carpal CARPAL, a. Pertaining to the wrist.
8611 carpathian CARPATHIAN, a. Pertaining to the Carpates, a range of mountains between Poland, Hungary and ...
8612 carpenter CARPENTER, n. An artificer who works in timber; a framer and builder of houses, and of ships. ...
8613 carpentry CARPENTRY, n. The art of cutting, framing, and joining timber, in the construction of buildings; ...
8614 carper CARPER, n. One who carps; a caviler.
8616 carpet-walk CARPET-WALK, n. A walk on smooth turf.
8615 carpet CARPET, n. 1. A covering for floors, tables, stairs, &c. This covering is usually made of wool, ...
8617 carpeted CARPETED, pp. Covered with a carpet.
8618 carpeting CARPETING, n. Cloth for carpets; carpets in general.
8619 carping CARPING, ppr. Caviling; captious; censorious.CARPING, n. The act of caviling; a cavil; ...
8620 carpingly CARPINGLY, adv. Captiously; in a carping manner.
8621 carpmeals CARPMEALS, n. A kind of coarse cloth made in the North of England.
8622 carpolite CARPOLITE, n. Petrified fruits, of which the most remarkable are nuts converted into silex.
8623 carpologist CARPOLOGIST, n. One who describes fruits.
8624 carpology CARPOLOGY, n. A description of fruits.
8625 carpus CARPUS, n. The wrist, but not an English word.
8626 carraway CARRAWAY, n. A kind of apple.
8627 carriable CARRIABLE, a. That may be carried.
8628 carriage CARRIAGE, n.1. The act of carrying, bearing, transporting, or conveying; as the carriage of ...
8629 carriboo CARRIBOO. [See Cariboo.]
8630 carrick-bend CARRICK-BEND, n. [See Carry.]1. One who carries; that which carries or conveys; also, a ...
8631 carrion CARRION, n. 1. The dead and putrefying body or flesh of animals; flesh so corrupted as to be ...
8632 carronade CARRONADE, n. A short piece of ordnance, having a large caliber, and a chamber for the powder, ...
8633 carroon CARROON, n. 1. In London, a rent received for the privilege of driving a cart.2. A species of ...
8634 carrot CARROT, n. An esculent root, of the genus Daucus, cultivated for the table and for cattle.
8635 carroty CARROTY, a. Like a carrot in color; an epithet given to red hair.
8636 carrows CARROWS, n. In Ireland, people who wander about and get their living by cards and dice; strolling ...
8638 carry-tale CARRY-TALE, n. A tale-bearer.
8637 carry CARRY, v.t. 1. To bear, convey, or transport, by sustaining and moving the thing carried, either ...
8639 carrying CARRYING, ppr. Bearing, conveying, removing, &c.CARRYING, n. A bearing, conveying, removing, ...
8641 cart-bote CART-BOTE, n. In English law, wood to which a tenant is entitled for making and repairing carts ...
8642 cart-horse CART-HORSE, n. A horse that draws a cart.
8643 cart-jade CART-JADE, n. A sorry horse; a horse used in drawing, or fit only for the cart.
8644 cart-load CART-LOAD, n. A load borne on a cart; as much as is usually carried at once on a cart, or as is ...
8645 cart-rope CART-ROPE, n. A rope for binding hay, or other articles on a cart.
8646 cart-rut CART-RUT, n. The cut or track of a cartwheel. [See Route.]
8647 cart-tire CART-TIRE, n. The tire, or iron bands, used to bind the wheels of a cart.
8648 cart-way CART-WAY, n. A way that is or may be passed with carts, or other wheel carriages.
8649 cart-wheel CART-WHEEL, n. The wheel of a cart.
8650 cart-wright CART-WRIGHT, n. An artificer who makes carts.Carte-blanche. A blank paper, signed at the bottom ...
8640 cart CART, n. 1. A carriage with two wheels, fitted to be drawn by one horse, or by a yoke of oxen, ...
8651 cartage CARTAGE, n. The act of carrying in a cart, or the price paid for carting.
8652 carted CARTED, pp. Borne or exposed in a cart.
8653 cartel CARTEL, n. 1. A writing or agreement between states at war, for the exchange of prisoners, or for ...
8654 carter CARTER, n. The man who drives a cart, or whose occupation is to drive a cart.
8655 cartesian CARTESIAN, a. Pertaining to the philosopher Des Cartes, or to his philosophy, which taught the ...
8656 carthaginian CARTHAGINIAN, a. Pertaining to ancient Carthage, a celebrated city on the Northern Coast of ...
8657 carthamus CARTHAMUS, n. The generic name of Bastard Saffron. [See Safflower.]
8658 carthusian CARTHUSIAN, n. One of an order of monks, so called from Chartreuse, the place of their ...
8659 cartilage CARTILAGE, n. Gristle; a smooth, solid, elastic substance, softer than bone, of a pearly color and ...
8660 cartilaginous CARTILAGINOUS, a. 1. Pertaining to or resembling a cartilage; gristly; consisting of cartilage.2. ...
8661 carting CARTING, ppr. Conveying or exposing in a cart.CARTING, n. The act of carrying in a cart.
8662 cartoon CARTOON n. In painting, a design drawn on strong paper, to be afterward calked through and ...
8663 cartouch CARTOUCH, n. 1. A case of wood, about three inches thick at the bottom girt with marlin, holding ...
8665 cartridge-box CARTRIDGE-BOX, n. A case, usually of wood, covered with leather, with cells for cartridges. It is ...
8664 cartridge CARTRIDGE, n. [a corruption of cartouch.] A case of pasteboard or parchment, holding the charge of ...
8666 cartulary CARTULARY, n. A register-book, or record, as of a monastery. Blackstone writes it chartulary; and ...
8667 carucate CARUCATE, n. As much land as one team can plow in the year.
8668 caruncle CARUNCLE, n. 1. A small fleshy excrescence, either natural or morbid.2. The fleshy comb on the ...
8669 caruncular CARUNCULAR, a. In the form of a caruncle.
8670 carunculated CARUNCULATED, a. Having a fleshy excrescence, or soft fleshy protuberance.
8671 carve CARVE, v.t.1. To cut into small pieces or slices, as meat at tale.2. To cut wood, stone or other ...
8672 carved CARVED, pp. Cut or divided; engraved; formed by carving.
8673 carvel CARVEL, n. 1. A small vessel on the coast of France, used in the herring fishery. These vessels ...
8674 carver CARVER, n. 1. One who cuts meat at tale; a sculptor; one who apportions or distributes at will, ...
8675 carving CARVING, ppr. Cutting, dividing, as meat; cutting in stone, wood or metal; apportioning; ...
8676 caryates CARYATES,
8677 caryatic CARYATIC, a. Pertaining to the Caryans or Caryatides.
8678 caryatides CARYATIDES, n. In architecture, figures of women dressed in long robes, after the Asiatic manner, ...
8679 caryon CARYON, v.t 1. To sketch with a crayon. Hence, 2. To sketch; to plan; to commit to paper ones first ...
8680 caryophylleous CARYOPHYLLEOUS, n. Having five petals with long claws, in a tubular calyx; applied to flowers.
8681 caryophylloid CARYOPHYLLOID, n. A species of mica, the scales of which are concentric and perpendicular.
8682 casarca CASARCA, n. A fowl of the genus Anas, called also ruddy-goose, larger than a mallard, found in ...
8683 cascabel CASCABEL, n. The knob or pummelion of a cannon.
8684 cascade CASCADE, n. A waterfall; a steep fall or flowing of water over a precipice, in a river or natural ...
8685 cascalho CASCALHO, n. In Brazil, a deposit of pebbles, gravel and sand in which the diamond is usually ...
8687 case-harden CASE-HARDEN, v.t. To harden the outer part or superficies, as of iron, by converting it into ...
8688 case-knife CASE-KNIFE, n. A large table knife, often kept in a case.
8689 case-worm CASE-WORM, n. A worm that makes itself a case.
8686 case CASE, n. 1. A covering, box or sheath; that which incloses or contains; as a case for knives; a ...
8690 cased CASED, pp. Covered with a case.
8691 caseic CASEIC, a. The caseic acid is the acid of cheese, or a substance so called, extracted from cheese.
8692 casemate CASEMATE, n. 1. In fortification, a vault of masons work in the flank of a bastion, next to the ...
8693 casement CASEMENT, n. 1. A hollow molding, usually one sixth or one fourth of a circle.2. A little ...
8694 caseous CASEOUS, a. Like cheese; having the qualities of cheese.
8695 casern CASERN, n. A lodging for soldiers in garrison towns, usually near the rampart, containing each two ...
8696 caseshot CASESHOT, n. Musket balls, stones, old iron, &c., put in cases, to be discharged from cannon.
8698 cash-account CASH-ACCOUNT, n. An account of money received, paid, or on hand.
8699 cash-book CASH-BOOK, n. A book in which is kept a register or account of money.
8700 cash-keeper CASH-KEEPER, n. One entrusted with the keeping of money.
8697 cash CASH, n. Money; primarily, ready money, money in chest or on hand, in bank or at command. It is ...
8701 cashew-nut CASHEW-NUT, n. A tree of the West-Indies, Anacardium, bearing a kidney-shaped nut. The fruit is ...
8702 cashier CASHIER, n. One who has charge of money; as cash-keeper. In a banking institution, the cashier is ...
8703 cashiered CASHIERED, pp. Dismissed; discarded; annulled.
8704 cashierer CASHIERER, n. One who rejects discards or breaks; as a cashierer of monarchs.
8705 cashiering CASHIERING, ppr. Discarding; dismissing from service.
8706 cashoo CASHOO, n. The juice or gum of a tree in the East Indies.
8707 casing CASING, ppr. Covering with a case.CASING, n. 1. The act or operation of plastering a house with ...
8708 cask CASK, n. A head-piece; a helmet; a piece of defensive armor, to cover and protect the head and ...
8709 casket CASKET, n.1. A small chest or box, for jewels or other small articles.2. In seamens language, a ...
8710 caspian CASPIAN, a. An epithet given to a large lake between Persia and Astracan, called the Caspian Sea.
8711 cass CASS, v.t. To quash; to defeat; to annul.
8712 cassada CASSADA,
8713 cassamunair CASSAMUNAIR, n. An aromatic vegetable brought from the east.
8714 cassate CASSATE, v.t. To vacate, annul, or make void.
8715 cassation CASSATION, n. The act of annulling. In France there is a court of Cassation.
8716 cassavi CASSAVI, n. A plant, of the genus Jatropha, of different species. The roots of the manihot or ...
8717 cassia CASSIA, n. A genus of plants of many species, among which are the fistula, or purging cassia, and ...
8718 cassidony CASSIDONY, n. A species of plant, Gnaphalium, cotton-weed, cudweed or goldylocks; also, Lavandula ...
8719 cassimer CASSIMER, n. A thin twilled woolen cloth.
8720 cassino CASSINO, n. A game at cards.
8721 cassiobury CASSIOBURY, n. A species of plant, of the genus Cassine, of which the most remarkable species is ...
8722 cassiopeia CASSIOPEIA, n. A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere, situated near to Cepheus, as the ...
8723 cassiteria CASSITERIA, n. A kind of crystals which appear to have an admixture of tin. The color is brown or ...
8724 cassock CASSOCK, n. A robe or gown worn over the other garments, particularly by the clergy. A close ...
8725 cassocked CASSOCKED, a. Clothed with a cassock. The cassockd huntsman.
8726 cassonade CASSONADE, n. Cask-sugar; sugar not refined.
8727 cassowary CASSOWARY, n. A large fowl of the genus Struthio, nearly as large as the ostrich, but its legs are ...
8728 cast CAST, v.t. pret. And pp. cast.1. To throw, fling or send; that is, to drive from, by force, as ...
8729 castalian CASTALIAN, a. Pertaining to Castalia, a cool spring on Parnassus, sacred to the muses; as ...
8730 castanet CASTANET, n. An instrument of music formed of small concave shells of ivory or hard wood, shaped ...
8731 castaway CASTAWAY, n. That which is thrown away. A person abandoned by God, as unworthy of his favor; a ...
8732 casted CASTED, pp. For cast, is not in use.
8733 castellan CASTELLAN, n. A governor or constable of a castle. In Poland, the name of a dignity or charge; a ...
8734 castellany CASTELLANY, n. [See Castle.] The lordship belonging to a castle; or the extent, of its land and ...
8735 castellated CASTELLATED, a.1. Inclosed in a building, as a fountain or cistern.2. Adorned with turrets, and ...
8736 castellation CASTELLATION, n. The act of fortifying a house and rendering it a castle.
8737 caster CASTER, n. 1. One who throws or casts; one who computes; a calculator; one who calculates ...
8738 castigate CASTIGATE, v.t. To chastise; to punish by stripes; to correct; to chasten; to check.
8739 castigated CASTIGATED, pp. Punished; corrected.
8740 castigating CASTIGATING, ppr. Punishing; correcting; chastising.
8741 castigation CASTIGATION, n. 1. Punishment; correction; penance; discipline; emendation; restraint.2. Among ...
8742 castigator CASTIGATOR, n. One who corrects.
8743 castigatory CASTIGATORY, a. Tending to correction; corrective; punitive.CASTIGATORY, n. An engine formerly ...
8744 castile-soap CASTILE-SOAP, n. A kind of pure, refined soap.
8745 castilian CASTILIAN, a. Pertaining to Castile in Spain.CASTILIAN, n. An inhabitant or native of Castile in ...
8747 casting-net CASTING-NET, n. A net which is cast and drawn, in distinction from a net that is set and left.
8748 casting-voice CASTING-VOICE, n. The vote of a presiding officer, in an assembly or council, which decides a ...
8749 casting-vote CASTING-VOTE,
8746 casting CASTING, ppr. Throwing; sending; computing; calculating; turning; giving a preponderancy; ...
8751 castle-builder CASTLE-BUILDER, n. One who forms visionary schemes.CASTLE-BUILDER, n. The act of building castles ...
8752 castle-crowned CASTLE-CROWNED, a. Crowned with a castle.
8753 castle-guard CASTLE-GUARD, n. A feudal tenure, or knight service, which obliged the tenant to perform service ...
8754 castle-ward CASTLE-WARD, n. An imposition laid upon subjects dwelling within a certain distance of a castle, ...
8750 castle CASTLE, n. 1. A house fortified for defense against an enemy; a fortress. The term seems to ...
8755 castled CASTLED, a. Furnished with castles; as a castled elephant.
8756 castlery CASTLERY, n. The government of a castle.
8757 castlet CASTLET, n. A small castle.
8758 castling CASTLING, n. An abortion or abortive.
8760 castor-oil CASTOR-OIL, n. The oil of the Ricinus, or Palma Christi, a plant of the West Indies, which grows ...
8759 castor CASTOR, n.1. A beaver, an amphibious quadruped, with a flat ovate tail, short ears, a blunt nose, ...
8761 castorin CASTORIN,
8762 castorine CASTORINE, n. An animal principle discovered in castor, and prepared by boiling castor in six ...
8763 castrametation CASTRAMETATION, n. The art or act of encamping; the marking or laying out of a camp.
8764 castrate CASTRATE, v.t. 1. To geld; to deprive of the testicles; to emasculate.2. To take away or ...
8765 castrated CASTRATED, pp. Gelded; emasculated; purified from obscene expressions.
8766 castrating CASTRATING, ppr. Gelding; taking away the obscene parts of a writing.
8767 castration CASTRATION, n. The act of gelding; the act or practice of making eunuchs; the act of taking away ...
8768 castrato CASTRATO, n. A male person emasculated for the purpose of improving his voice for a singer.
8769 castrel CASTREL or KESTREL, n. A kind of hawk, resembling the lanner in shape and the hobby in size.
8770 castrensian CASTRENSIAN, a. Belonging to a camp.
8771 casual CASUAL, a.1. Falling; happening or coming to pass without design in the person or persons ...
8772 casually CASUALLY, adv. Accidentally; fortuitously; without design; by chance.
8773 casualness CASUALNESS, n. Accidentalness; the quality of being casual.
8774 casualty CASUALTY, n. 1. Accident; that which comes by chance or without design, or without being foreseen; ...
8775 casuist CASUIST, n. One who studies and resolves cases of conscience.The judgment of any casuist or leaned ...
8776 casuistic CASUISTIC,
8777 casuistical CASUISTICAL, a. Relating to cases of conscience, or to cases of doubtful propriety.
8778 casuistry CASUISTRY, n. The science or doctrine of cases of conscience; the science of resolving cases of ...
8780 cat-block CAT-BLOCK, n. A two or three fold block with an iron strop and large hook, used to draw up an ...
8781 cat-eyed CAT-EYED, a. Having eyes like a cat.
8782 cat-fish CAT-FISH, n. A species of the Squalus, or shark. The cat-fish of the N. American rivers is a ...
8783 cat-gut CAT-GUT, n. The intestines of sheep or lambs, dried and twisted together, used as strings for ...
8784 cat-harpings CAT-HARPINGS, n. Ropes serving to brace in the shrouds of the lower masts behind their respective ...
8785 cat-head CAT-HEAD, n. A strong beam projecting horizontally horizontally over a ships bows, carrying two or ...
8786 cat-like CAT-LIKE. A. Resembling a cat.
8787 cat-mint CAT-MINT, n. A plant of the genus Nepeta, so called because cats eat it.
8788 cat-pipe CAT-PIPE, n. [See Catcall.]
8789 cat-salt CAT-SALT, n. A sort of salt beautifully granulated, formed out of the bittern or leach-brine, used ...
8790 cat-tail CAT-TAIL, n. 1. A species of reed, of the genus Typha, the downy substance of which is used for ...
8779 cat CAT, n. 1. A name applied to certain species of carnivorous quadrupeds, of the genus Felis. The ...
8791 catabaptist CATABAPTIST, n. One who opposes baptism.
8792 catacaustic CATACAUSTIC, a. Catacaustic curves, in geometry, are that species of caustic curves, which are ...
8793 catachresis CATACHRESIS, n. An abuse of a trope or of words; a figure in rhetoric, when one word is abusively ...
8794 catachrestical CATACHRESTICAL, a. Belonging to a catachresis; forced; far-fetched; wrested from its natural ...
8795 catachrestically CATACHRESTICALLY, adv. In a forced manner.
8796 catachresttic CATACHRESTTIC,
8797 cataclysm CATACLYSM, n. A deluge, or overflowing of water; particularly, the flood in Noahs days.
8798 catacomb CATACOMB, n. A cave, grotto or subterraneous place for the burial of the dead. It is said to have ...
8799 catacoustics CATACOUSTICS, n. That part of acoustics or the doctrine of sounds, which treats of reflected ...
8800 catadioptric CATADIOPTRIC,TRICAL, a. Reflecting light.
8801 catadupe CATADUPE, n. A cataract or waterfall.
8802 catagmatic CATAGMATIC, a. That has the quality of consolidating broken parts; promoting the union of ...
8803 catagraph CATAGRAPH, n. The first draught o a picture; also, a profile.
8804 catalectic CATALECTIC, a. Pertaining to metrical composition, or to measure.Catalectic verses, are such as ...
8805 catalepsis CATALEPSIS,
8806 catalepsy CATALEPSY, . A sudden suppression of motion and sensation, a kind of apoplexy, in which the ...
8807 cataleptic CATALEPTIC, a. Pertaining to catalepsy.
8808 catalogize CATALOGIZE, v.t. To insert in a catalogue.
8809 catalogue CATALOGUE, n. A list or enumeration of the names of men or things disposed in a certain order, ...
8810 catalpa CATALPA, n. A large tree of Carolina and the South, which in blossom has a beautiful appearance. ...
8811 catalysis CATALYSIS, n. Dissolution.
8812 catamenial CATAMENIAL, a. Pertaining to the catamenia, or menstrual discharges.
8813 catamite CATAMITE, n. A boy kept for unnatural purposes.
8814 catamount CATAMOUNT, n. Cat of the mountain, the wild cat.
8815 catapasm CATAPASM, n. A dry powder for sprinkling the body.
8816 catapelt CATAPELT, or CATAPULT, n. A military engine used by the ancient Greeks and Romans for throwing ...
8817 catapeltic CATAPELTIC, a. Pertaining to the catapelt. As a noun, the catapelt.
8818 cataphonics CATAPHONICS, n. The doctrine of reflected sounds, a branch of acoustics.
8819 cataphract CATAPHRACT, n.1. In the ancient military art, a piece of heavy defensive armor, formed of cloth or ...
8820 cataplasm CATAPLASM, n. A poultice; a soft and moist substance to be applied to some part of the body, to ...
8821 catapuce CATAPUCE, n. The herb spurge.
8822 catapult CATAPELT, or CATAPULT, n. A military engine used by the ancient Greeks and Romans for throwing ...
8823 cataract CATARACT, n. 1. A great fall of water over a precipice; as that of Niagara, of the Rhine, Danube ...
8824 catarrh CATARRH, n. catar. A defluxion, or increased secretion of mucus from the membranes of the nose, ...
8825 catarrhal CATARRHAL,
8826 catarrhous CATARRHOUS, a. Pertaining to catarrh, produced by it or attending it; as a catarrhal fever.
8827 catasterism CATASTERISM, n. A constellation, or a placing among the stars.
8828 catastrophe CATASTROPHE,
8829 catastrophy CATASTROPHY, n. 1. The change or revolution which produces the final event of a dramatic piece; ...
8830 catcall CATCALL, n. A squeaking instrument, used in play-houses to condemn plays.
8832 catch-fly CATCH-FLY, n. A plant of the genus Lychnis; campion.
8833 catch-poll CATCH-POLL, n. A bailiffs assistant, so called by way of reproach.
8834 catch-word CATCH-WORD, n. Among printers, the word placed at the bottom of each page, under the last line, ...
8831 catch CATCH, v.t.1. To seize or lay hold on with the hand; carrying the sense of pursuit, thrusting ...
8835 catchable CATCHABLE, a. That may be caught.
8836 catcher CATCHER, n. One who catches; that which catches, or in which any thing is caught.
8837 catching CATCHING, ppr. Seizing; taking hold; ensnaring; entangling.CATCHING, a. Communicating, or that ...
8838 catchpenny CATCHPENNY, n. Something worthless, particularly a book or pamphlet, adapted to the popular taste, ...
8839 catchup CATCHUP,
8840 cate CATE, n. [See Cates.]
8841 catechetical CATECHETICAL, a. [See Catechise.] 1. Relating to oral instruction, and particularly in the first ...
8842 catechetically CATECHETICALLY, adv. By question and answer; in the way of oral instruction.
8843 catechise CATECHISE, v.t.1. To instruct by asking questions, receiving answers, and offering explanations ...
8844 catechised CATECHISED, pp. Instructed.
8845 catechiser CATECHISER, n. One who catechises; one who instructs by question and answer, and particularly in ...
8846 catechising CATECHISING, ppr. Instructing in rudiments or principles.
8847 catechism CATECHISM, n. 1. A form of instruction by means of questions and answers, particularly in the ...
8848 catechist CATECHIST, n. One who instructs viva voice, or by question and answer; a catechiser; one appointed ...
8849 catechistic CATECHISTIC,
8850 catechistical CATECHISTICAL, a. Pertaining to a catechist, or catechism.
8851 catechu CATECHU, n. Terra Japonica, a dry extract, or brown astringent substance, obtained by decoction ...
8852 catechumen CATECHUMEN, n. One who is in the first rudiments of Christianity; one who is receiving instruction ...
8853 catechumenical CATECHUMENICAL, a. Belonging to catechumens.
8854 catechumenist CATECHUMENIST, n. A catechumen.
8855 categorical CATEGORICAL, a.1. Pertaining to a category.2. Absolute; positive; express; not relative or ...
8856 category CATEGORY, n. In logic, a series or order of all the predicates or attributes contained under a ...
8857 catenarian CATENARIAN,
8858 catenary CATENARY, a. Relating to a chain; like a chain. The catenarian curve, in geometry, is formed by a ...
8859 catenate CATENATE, v.t. To chain, or rather to connect in a series of links or ties.
8860 catenation CATENATION, n. Connection of links, union of parts, as in a chain; regular connection. [See ...
8862 cater-cousin CATER-COUSIN, n. A quaere-cousin, a remote relation.
8861 cater CATER, v.i. To provide food; to buy or procure provisions; followed by for; as, to cater for the ...
8863 caterer CATERER, n. A provider, buyer or purveyor of provision.
8864 cateress CATERESS, n. A woman who caters; a female provider of food.
8866 caterpillar-eater CATERPILLAR-EATER, n. A worm bred in the body of a caterpillar, which eats it.
8865 caterpillar CATERPILLAR, n. The colored and often hairy larva of the lepidopterous insects. This term is also ...
8867 caterwaul CATERWAUL, v.i. To cry or wall, as cats in rutting time; to make a harsh offensive noise.
8868 caterwauling CATERWAULING, n. The cry of cats; a harsh disagreeable noise or cry.
8869 cates CATES, n. Delicious food or viands; dainties.
8870 cath-arist CATH-ARIST, n. One who pretends to more purity than others possess.
8871 cathartic CATHARTIC,
8872 cathartical CATHARTICAL, a. Purging; cleansing the bowels; promoting evacuations by stool; purgative.
8873 catharticalness CATHARTICALNESS, n. The quality of promoting discharges from the bowels.
8874 cathedral CATHEDRAL, n. The see or seat of a bishop; the principal church in a diocese.CATHEDRAL, a. 1. ...
8875 cathedrated CATHEDRATED, a. Relating to the authority of the chair or office of a teacher.
8876 catheter CATHETER, n. In surgery, a tubular instrument, usually made of silver, to be introduced into the ...
8877 cathetus CATHETUS n. In geometry, a line or radius, falling perpendicularly on another line or surface; as ...
8878 catholic CATHOLIC, a. 1. Universal or general; as the Catholic church. Originally this epithet was given ...
8879 catholicize CATHOLICIZE, v.i. To become a catholic.
8880 catholicly CATHOLICLY, adv. Generally; in a catholic manner.
8881 catholicness CATHOLICNESS, n. Universality.
8882 catholicon CATHOLICON, n. A remedy for all diseases; a universal remedy; a remedy supposed to be efficacious ...
8883 catilinism CATILINISM, n. The practices of Catiline, the Roman conspirator; conspiracy.
8884 catkin CATKIN, n. In botany, a species of calyx or rather of inflorescence, from a common chaffy ...
8885 catling CATLING, n. 1. A dismembering knife, used by surgeons.2. The down or moss growing about walnut ...
8886 catonian CATONIAN, a. Pertaining to or resembling Cato, the Roman, who was remarkable for his severity of ...
8887 catopter CATOPTER,
8888 catoptric CATOPTRIC,
8889 catoptrical CATOPTRICAL, a. [See Catoptrics.] Relating to catoptries, or vision by reflection.
8890 catoptrics CATOPTRICS, n. That part of optics which explains the properties of reflected light, and ...
8891 catoptromancy CATOPTROMANCY, n. A species of divination among the ancients, which was performed by letting down ...
8892 catoptron CATOPTRON, n. An optical glass or instrument.
8893 cats-eye CATS-EYE, n. Sun-stone, a subspecies of quartz, called in Latin oculus cati or onycopalus, from ...
8894 cats-foot CATS-FOOT, n. A plant of the genus Glechoma, ground ivy, or gill.
8895 cats-head CATS-HEAD, n. A kind of apple.
8896 cats-paw CATS-PAW, n. 1. Among seamen, a light air perceived, in a calm, by a rippling of the surface of ...
8897 catsilver CATSILVER, n. A fossil, a species of mica.
8898 catsup CATSUP, n. A liquor extracted from mushrooms, used as a sauce.
8899 cattery CATTERY, n. The place where provisions are deposited.
8900 cattle CATTLE, n. 1. Beasts or quadrupeds in general, serving for tillage, or other labor, and for food ...
8901 caucasean CAUCASEAN, a. Pertaining to Mount Caucasus in Asia.
8902 caucasian CAUCASIAN,
8903 caucus CAUCUS, n. A word used in America to denote a meeting of citizens to agree upon candidates to be ...
8904 caudal CAUDAL, a. Pertaining to a tail; or to the thread which terminates the seed of a plant.
8905 caudate CAUDATE,
8906 caudated CAUDATED,
8907 caudex CAUDEX, n. In botany, the stem of a tree. Linne uses the word for the stock which proceeds from a ...
8908 caudle CAUDLE, n. A kind of warm broth, a mixture of wine and other ingredients prepared for the ...
8909 cauf CAUF, n. A chest with holes for keeping fish alive in water.
8910 caught CAUGHT, pret. and pp. of catch, pronounced caut.
8911 cauk CAUK,
8912 cauky CAUKY, a. Pertaining to cauk; like cauk.
8913 caul CAUL, n. 1. In anatomy, a membrane in the abdomen, covering the greatest part of the lower ...
8914 caulescent CAULESCENT, a. In botany, having a stem different from that which produces the flower; as a ...
8915 cauliferous CAULIFEROUS, a. In botany, having a stem or stalk.
8916 cauliflower CAULIFLOWER, n. A variety of Brassica or cabbage, well known and much esteemed.
8917 cauliform CAULIFORM, a. Having the form of a stalk or of stems.
8918 cauline CAULINE, a. In botany, growing immediately on the stem, without the intervention of branches; as a ...
8919 caulk CAULK, [See Calk.]
8920 cauponate CAUPONATE, v.i. To keep a victualling house.
8921 cauponise CAUPONISE, v.t. To sell wine or victuals.
8922 causable CAUSABLE, a. [See Cause.] That may be caused, produced or effected.
8923 causal CAUSAL, a. [See Cause.] Relating to a cause or causes; implying or containing a cause or causes; ...
8924 causality CAUSALITY, n. The agency of a cause; the action or power of a cause, in producing its effect.
8925 causally CAUSALLY, adv. According to the order or series of causes.
8926 causalty CAUSALTY, n. Among miners, the lighter, earthy parts of ore, carried off by washing.
8927 causation CAUSATION, n. The act of causing or producing; the act or agency by which an effect is produced.
8928 causative CAUSATIVE, a. That expresses a cause or reason; also, that effects as a cause.
8929 causatively CAUSATIVELY, adv. In a causative manner.
8930 causator CAUSATOR, n. One who causes or produces an effect.
8931 cause CAUSE, n. s as z.1. A suit or action in court; any legal process which a party institutes to ...
8932 caused CAUSED, pp. Produced; effected; brought about.
8933 causeless CAUSELESS, a. 1. Having no cause, or producing agent.2. Without just ground, reason or motive; as ...
8934 causelessly CAUSELESSLY, adv. Without cause or reason.
8935 causelessness CAUSELESSNESS, n. The state of being causeless.
8936 causer CAUSER, n. He that causes; the agent by which an effect is produced.
8937 causey CAUSEY, n. A way raised above the natural level of the ground, by stones, earth, timber, fascines, ...
8938 causidical CAUSIDICAL, a. Pertaining to an advocate, or to the maintenance and defense of suits.
8939 causing CAUSING, ppr. Producing; effecting; bringing into being.
8940 caustic CAUSTIC,
8941 caustical CAUSTICAL, a. Burning; corroding; destroying the texture of animal flesh.
8942 causticity CAUSTICITY, n. The quality of acting like fire on animal matter, or the quality of combining with ...
8943 cautel CAUTEL, n. Caution.
8944 cautelous CAUTELOUS, a. 1. Cautions; wary; provident.2. Cunning; treacherous; wily.
8945 cautelously CAUTELOUSLY, adv. 1. Cunningly; slily; treacherously.2. Cautiously; warily.
8946 cautelousness CAUTELOUSNESS, n. Cautiousness.
8947 cauterism CAUTERISM, n. The application of cautery.
8948 cauterization CAUTERIZATION, n. [See Cauterize.] In surgery, the act of burning or searing some morbid part, by ...
8949 cauterize CAUTERIZE, v.t. To burn or sear with fire or a hot iron, as morbid flesh.
8950 cauterized CAUTERIZED, pp. Burnt or seared with a hot iron.
8951 cauterizing CAUTERIZING, ppr. Burning, as with a hot iron.CAUTERIZING, n. The act of burning, as with a hot ...
8952 cautery CAUTERY, n. A burning or searing, as of morbid flesh, by a hot iron or by caustic medicines that ...
8953 caution CAUTION, n. 1. Provident care; prudence in regard to danger; wariness, consisting in a careful ...
8954 cautionary CAUTIONARY, a. 1. Containing caution, or warning to avoid danger; as cautionary advice.2. Given ...
8955 cautioned CAUTIONED, pp. Warned; previously admonished.
8956 cautioner CAUTIONER, n. In Scots law, the person who is bound for another, to the performance of an ...
8957 cautioning CAUTIONING, ppr. Warning; giving previous notice of danger.
8958 cautionry CAUTIONRY, n. In Scots law, the act of giving security for another, or the obligation by which one ...
8959 cautious CAUTIOUS, a. Wary; watchful; careful to avoid evils; attentive to examine probable effects and ...
8960 cautiously CAUTIOUSLY, adv. With caution; in a wary, scrupulous manner.
8961 cautiousness CAUTIOUSNESS, n. The quality of being cautious; watchfulness; provident care; circumspection; ...
8962 cavalcade CAVALCADE, n. A procession of persons on horseback; a formal, pompous march of horsemen and ...
8963 cavalier CAVALIER, n. 1. A horseman, especially an armed horseman; a knight.2. A gay, sprightly, military ...
8964 cavalierly CAVALIERLY, adv. Haughtily; arrogantly; disdainfully.
8965 cavalierness CAVALIERNESS, n. Haughtiness; a disdainful manner.
8966 cavalry CAVALRY, n. A body of military troops on horses; a general term, including light-horse, dragoons, ...
8967 cavate CAVATE, v.t. To dig out and make hollow; but superseded by excavate.
8968 cavatina CAVATINA, n. In music, a short air, without a return or second part, which is sometimes relieved ...
8969 cavazion CAVAZION, n. In architecture, the underdigging or hollowing of the earth for the foundation of a ...
8970 cave CAVE, n. A hollow place in the earth; a subterraneous cavern; a den. This may be natural or ...
8971 caveat CAVEAT, n. 1. In law, a process in a court, especially in a spiritual court, to stop proceedings, ...
8972 caveating CAVEATING, n. In fencing, is the shifting the sword from one side of that of your adversary to the ...
8973 caveator CAVEATOR, n. One who enters a caveat.
8974 cavern CAVERN, n. A deep hollow place in the earth. In general, it differs from cave in greater depth, ...
8975 caverned CAVERNED, a. 1. Full of caverns, or deep chasms; having caverns.2. Inhabiting a cavern.
8976 cavernous CAVERNOUS, a. Hollow; full of caverns.
8977 cavernulous CAVERNULOUS, a. Full of little cavities; as cavernulous metal.
8978 cavesson CAVESSON, n. A sort of nose-band, of iron, leather or wood, sometimes flat, and sometimes hollow ...
8979 cavetto CAVETTO, n. In architecture, a hollow member, or round concave molding, containing the quadrant of ...
8980 cavezon CAVEZON,
8981 caviar CAVIAR, n. The roes of certain large fish, prepared and salted. The best is made from the roes of ...
8982 cavil CAVIL, v.i.1. To raise captious and frivolous objections; to find fault without good reason; ...
8983 caviler CAVILER, n. One who cavils; one who is apt to raise captious objections; a captious disputant.
8984 caviling CAVILING, ppr. Raising frivolous objections.
8985 cavilingly CAVILINGLY, adv. In a caviling manner.
8986 cavillation CAVILLATION, n. The act or practice of caviling, or raising frivolous objections.
8987 cavilous CAVILOUS, a. Captious; unfair in argument; apt to object without good reason.
8988 cavilously CAVILOUSLY, adv. In a cavilous manner; captiously.
8989 cavilousness CAVILOUSNESS, n. Captiousness; disposition or aptitude to raise frivolous objections.
8990 cavin CAVIN, n. In the military art, a hollow way or natural hollow, adapted to cover troops and ...
8991 cavity CAVITY, n. A hollow place; hollowness; an opening; as the cavity of the mouth or throat. This is ...
8992 cavolinite CAVOLINITE, n. A newly discovered Vesuvain mineral, of a hexahedral form, occurring in the ...
8993 cavy CAVY, n. A genus of quadrupeds, holding a middle place between the murine and leporine tribes.
8994 caw CAW, v.i. To cry like a crow, rook or raven.
8995 cawk CAWK, n. A name given by miners to certain specimens of the compact sulphate of baryte. These are ...
8996 caxou CAXOU, n. A chest of ores of any metal that has been burnt, ground and washed, and is ready to be ...
8997 cayman CAYMAN, n. An animal of the genus Lacerta, found in the West Indies, the alligator.
8998 cazic CAZIC, or CAZIQUE, n. The title of a king or chief among several tribes of Indians in America.
8999 cazique CAZIC, or CAZIQUE, n. The title of a king or chief among several tribes of Indians in America.
9000 ccatholicism CCATHOLICISM, n. 1. Adherence to the Catholic church.2. Universality, or the orthodox faith of ...
9001 cease CEASE, v.i. 1. To stop moving, acting or speaking; to leave of; to give over; followed by from ...
9002 ceaseless CEASELESS, a. 1. Without a stop or pause; incessant; continual; without intermission.All these ...
9003 ceaselessly CEASELESSLY, adv. Incessantly; perpetually.
9004 ceasing CEASING, ppr. Stopping; ending; desisting; failing.
9005 cecchn CECCHN, n. A coin of Italy and Barbary. [See Zechin.]
9006 cecity CECITY, n. Blindness.
9008 cedar-like CEDAR-LIKE, a. Resembling a cedar.
9007 cedar CEDAR, n. A tree. This name is given to different species of the juniper, and to a species of ...
9009 cedarn CEDARN, a. Pertaining to the cedar.
9010 cede CEDE, v.t.1. To yield; to surrender; to give up; to resign; as to cede a fortress, a province or ...
9011 ceded CEDED, pp. Yielded; surrendered; given up.
9012 ceding CEDING, ppr. Yielding; giving up.
9013 cedrat CEDRAT, n. A species of citron-tree.
9014 cedrine CEDRINE, a. Belonging to cedar.
9015 cedry CEDRY, a. Having the color or properties of cedar.
9016 ceduous CEDUOUS, a. Fit to be felled.
9017 ceil CEIL, v.t. To overlay or cover the inner roof of a building; or to cover the top or roof of a ...
9018 ceiled CEILED, pp. Overlaid with timber, or with plastering.
9019 ceiling CEILING, ppr. Covering the top of a room or building.CEILING, n. 1. The covering which overlays ...
9020 celandine CELANDINE, n. A plant, swallow-wort, horned or prickly poppy, growing on old walls, among rubbish, ...
9021 celature CELATURE, n. 1. The act or art of engraving or embossing.2. That which is engraved.
9022 cele-riac CELE-RIAC, n. A variety of celery, called also the turnep-rooted celery. see Celery.]
9023 celebrate CELEBRATE, v.t.1. To praise; to extol; to commend; to give to; to make famous; as, to celebrate ...
9024 celebrated CELEBRATED, pp. Praised; extolled; honored.
9025 celebrating CELEBRATING, ppr. Praising; honoring.
9026 celebration CELEBRATION, n. 1. Solemn performance; a distinguishing by solemn rites; as the celebration of a ...
9027 celebrator CELEBRATOR, n. One who celebrates.
9028 celebrious CELEBRIOUS, a. Famous; renowned.
9029 celebriously CELEBRIOUSLY, adv. With praise or renown.
9030 celebriousness CELEBRIOUSNESS, n. Fame; renown.
9031 celebrity CELEBRITY, n. 1. Fame; renown; the distinction or honor publicly bestowed on a nation or person, ...
9032 celeri CELERI. [See Celery.]
9033 celerity CELERITY, n. 1. Rapidity in motion; swiftness; speed; applied most generally to bodies moving on ...
9034 celery CELERY, n. A plant, a species of Apium cultivated for the table.
9035 celestial CELESTIAL, a. 1. Heavenly; belonging or relating to heaven; dwelling in heaven; as celestial ...
9036 celestially CELESTIALLY, adv. In a heavenly or transporting manner.
9037 celestify CELESTIFY, v.t. To communicate something of a heavenly nature to any thing.
9038 celestin CELESTIN,
9039 celestine CELESTINE, n. In mineralogy, native sulphate of strontian, a mineral so named from its occasional ...
9040 celestins CELESTINS, n. A religious order, so named from Pope Celestin. They have ninety-six convents in ...
9041 celiac CELIAC, a. Pertaining to the lower belly, or intestines.
9042 celibacy CELIBACY, n. An unmarried state; a single life. It is most frequently if not always applied to ...
9043 celibate CELIBATE, n. A single life; celibacy; chiefly used when speaking of the single life of the Popish ...
9044 cell CELL, n.1. A small or close apartment, as in a prison, or a bath.2. A cottage; a cave; a small or ...
9045 cellar CELLAR, n. A room under a house or other building, used as a repository of liquors, provisions, ...
9046 cellarage CELLARAGE, n. A case of cabinet work, for holding bottles of liquors.
9047 cellarer CELLARIST, CELLARER, n. An officer in a monastery who has the care of the cellar, or the charge of ...
9048 cellarist CELLARIST, CELLARER, n. An officer in a monastery who has the care of the cellar, or the charge of ...
9049 celliferous CELLIFEROUS, a. Bearing or producing cells.
9050 cellular CELLULAR, a. Consisting of cells, or containing cells.The cellular membrane, in animal bodies, is ...
9051 celluliferous CELLULIFEROUS, a. Bearing or producing little cells.
9052 celsitude CELSITUDE, n. Highth; elevation.
9053 celt CELT, n. One of the primitive inhabitants of the South of Europe. [see Celtic.]
9054 celtiberian CELTIBERIAN, a. Pertaining to Celtiberia, and its inhabitants, the Celtiberi, or Celts of the ...
9055 celtic CELTIC, a. Pertaining to the primitive inhabitants of the South and West of Europe, or to the ...
9056 celticism CELTICISM, n. The manners and customs of the Celts.
9057 celtis CELTIS, n. The nettle-tree, of several species; among which are the australis or southern, a ...
9058 cement CEMENT, n. 1. Any glutinous or other substance capable of uniting bodies in close cohesion, as ...
9059 cementation CEMENTATION, n. 1. The act of cementing; the act of uniting by a suitable substance.2. In ...
9060 cementatory CEMENTATORY, a. Cementing; having the quality of uniting firmly.
9061 cemented CEMENTED, pp. United by cement; changed by cement; firmly united; consolidated.
9062 cementer CEMENTER, n. The person or thing that cements.
9063 cementing CEMENTING, ppr. Uniting by cement; changing by means of a cement; uniting closely; consolidating.
9064 cementitious CEMENTITIOUS, a. Having the quality of cementing.
9065 cemetery CEMETERY, n. A place where the dead bodies of human beings are buried.
9066 cenatory CENATORY, a. Pertaining or relating to supper.
9067 cency REJUVENES'CENCE,'CENCY, n. [L. re and juvenescens; juvenis, a youth.]A renewing of youth; the ...
9068 cenobite CENOBITE, n. One of a religious order, who live in a convent, or in community; in opposition to an ...
9069 cenobitic CENOBITIC,
9070 cenobitical CENOBITICAL, a. Living in community, as men belonging to a convent.
9071 cenoby CENOBY, n. A place where person live in community.
9072 cenotaph CENOTAPH, n. An empty tomb erected in honor of some deceased person; a monument erected to one who ...
9073 cense CENSE, n. 1. A public rate or tax.2. Condition; rank.CENSE, v.t. To perfume with odors from ...
9074 censer CENSER, n. A vase or pan in which incense is burned. Among the Jews, a kind of chafing-dish, ...
9075 censing CENSING, ppr. Perfuming with odors.
9076 cension CENSION, n. A rate, tax, or assessment.
9077 censor CENSOR, n. 1. An officer, in ancient Rome, whose business was to register the effects of the ...
9078 censorial CENSORIAL,
9079 censorian CENSORIAN, a. 1. Belonging to a censor, or to the correction of public morals; as, censorial ...
9080 censorious CENSORIOUS, a. 1. Addicted to censure; apt to blame or condemn; severe in making remarks on ...
9081 censoriously CENSORIOUSLY, adv. In a censorious manner.
9082 censoriousness CENSORIOUSNESS, n. 1. Disposition to blame and condemn; the habit o censuring or reproaching.2. ...
9083 censorship CENSORSHIP, n. The office or dignity of a censor; the time during which a censor holds his office.
9084 censual CENSUAL, a. Relating to, or containing a census; liable to be rated.
9085 censurable CENSURABLE, a. [See Censure.] Worthy of censure; blamable; culpable; reprehensibly; faulty; as a ...
9086 censurableness CENSURABLENESS, n. Blamableness; fitness to be censured.
9087 censurabley CENSURABLEY, adv. In a manner worthy of blame.
9088 censure CENSURE, n.1. The act of blaming or finding fault and condemning as wrong; applicable to the moral ...
9089 censured CENSURED, pp. Blaming; finding fault with; condemning.
9090 census CENSUS, n.1. In ancient Rome, an authentic declaration made before the censors, by the citizens, ...
9091 cent CENT, n. 1. A hundred. In commerce, per cent, denotes a certain rate by the hundred; as, ten per ...
9092 centage CENTAGE, n. Rate by the cent or hundred.
9093 centaur CENTAUR, n. 1. In mythology, a fabulous being, supposed to be half man and half horse. It has ...
9094 centaurlike CENTAURLIKE, a. Having the appearance of a centaur.
9095 centaury CENTAURY, n. The name of a plant, and a genus of plants, of numerous species. The lesser centaury ...
9096 centenary CENTENARY, n. The number of a hundred; as a centenary of years.CENTENARY, a. Relating to a ...
9097 centennial CENTENNIAL, a. 1. Consisting of a hundred yeas, or completing that term.2. Pertaining to a ...
9098 center CENTER, n. 1. A point equally distant from the extremities of a line, figure or body; the middle ...
9099 centered CENTERED, pp. Collected to a point or center; fixed on a central point.
9100 centering CENTERING, ppr. Placing on the center; collecting to a point.
9101 centesimal CENTESIMAL, a. The hundredth. As a noun, the next step of progression after decimal in the ...
9102 centesimation CENTESIMATION, n. A military punishment, for desertion, mutiny or the like, where one person in a ...
9103 centesm CENTESM, n. The hundredth part of an integer or thing.
9104 centifolious CENTIFOLIOUS, a. Having a hundred leaves.
9105 centigrade CENTIGRADE, a. Consisting of a hundred degrees; graduated into a hundred divisions or equal parts; ...
9106 centigram CENTIGRAM, n. In French Measure, the hundredth part of a gram. [see Gram.]
9107 centiliter CENTILITER, n. The hundredth part of a liter, a little more than 6-10 of a cubic inch.
9108 centimeter CENTIMETER, n. In French measure, the hundredth part of a meter, rather more than 39-100 of an ...
9109 centinody CENTINODY, n. Knotgrass.
9110 centiped CENTIPED, n. An insect having a hundred feet, but the term is applied to insects that have many ...
9111 centipee CENTIPEE, for centiped.
9112 centner CENTNER, n. In metallurgy and assaying, a docimastic hundred; a weight divisible first into a ...
9113 cento CENTO, n. A composition formed by verses or passages from other authors, disposed in a new order.
9114 central CENTRAL, a. Relating to the center; placed in the center or middle; containing the center, or ...
9115 centrality CENTRALITY, n. The state of being central.
9116 centrally CENTRALLY, adv. With regard to the center; in a central manner.
9117 centric CENTRIC, a. Placed in the center or middle.
9118 centrically CENTRICALLY, adv. In a central position.
9119 centricalness CENTRICALNESS, n. Situation in the center.
9120 centrifugal CENTRIFUGAL, a. Tending to recede from the center. The centrifugal force of a body, is that force ...
9121 centripetal CENTRIPETAL, a. Tending towards the center. Centripetal force is that force which draws or impels ...
9122 centumvir CENTUMVIR, n. One of a hundred and five judges, in ancient Rome, appointed to decide common causes ...
9123 centumviral CENTUMVIRAL, a. Pertaining to the centumvirs.
9124 centuple CENTUPLE, a. A hundred fold.CENTUPLE, v.t. To multiply a hundred fold.
9125 centuplicate CENTUPLICATE, v.t. To make a hundred fold.
9126 centurial CENTURIAL, a. Relating to a century, or a hundred years; as a chanterelle sermon.When the third ...
9127 centuriate CENTURIATE, v.t. To divide into hundreds.
9128 centuriators CENTURIATORS,
9129 centurion CENTURION, n. Among the Romans, a military officer who commanded a hundred men, a century or ...
9130 centurist CENTURIST, n. A historian who distinguishes time into centuries; as in the Universal Church ...
9131 century CENTURY, n. 1. In a general sense, a hundred; any thing consisting of a hundred parts.2. A ...
9132 ceol CEOL, Sax. A ship. This word is sometimes found prefixed to names.
9133 cephalalgic CEPHALALGIC, n. A medicine good for the headache.
9134 cephalalgy CEPHALALGY, n. The headache.
9135 cephalic CEPHALIC, a. Pertaining to the head; as cephalic medicines, remedies for disorders in the head. ...
9136 cepheus CEPHEUS, n. A constellation in the Northern hemisphere.
9137 cephus CEPHUS, n. A fowl of the duck kind; also, a species of monkey, the mona.
9138 cerasee CERASEE, n. The male balsam apple.
9139 cerasin CERASIN, n. Any gummy substance which swells in cold water, but does not readily dissolve in it.
9140 cerasite CERASITE, n. A petrifaction resembling a cherry.
9141 cerastes CERASTES, n. In zoology, the name of a serpent, of the genus Coluber, which the ancients supposed ...
9142 cerate CERATE, n. A thick kind of ointment, composed of wax and oil, with other ingredients; applied ...
9143 cerated CERATED, a. Covered with wax.
9144 cere CERE, n. The naked skin that covers the base of a hawks bill.CERE, v.t. To wax or cover with wax.
9145 cerebel CEREBEL,
9146 cerebellum CEREBELLUM, n. The hinder part of the head, or the little brain.
9147 cerebral CEREBRAL,
9148 cerebrine CEREBRINE, a. Pertaining to the cerebrum or brain.
9149 cerecloth CERECLOTH, n. A cloth smeared with melted wax, or with some gummy or glutinous matter. [But the ...
9150 cerement CEREMENT, n. Cloths dipped in melted wax, with which dead bodies were infolded, when embalmed.
9151 ceremonial CEREMONIAL, a. [See Ceremony.]1. Relating to ceremony, or external rite; ritual; according to the ...
9152 ceremonially CEREMONIALLY, adv. According to rites and ceremonies; as a person ceremonially unclean; an act ...
9153 ceremonious CEREMONIOUS, a. 1. Consisting of outward forms and rites; as the ceremonious part of worship. [In ...
9154 ceremoniously CEREMONIOUSLY, adv. In a ceremonious manner; formally; with due forms.
9155 ceremoniousness CEREMONIOUSNESS, n. The use of customary forms; the practice of too much ceremony; great formality ...
9156 ceremony CEREMONY, n.1. Outward rite; external form in religion.2. Forms of civility; rules established by ...
9157 cereolite CEREOLITE, n. A substance which in appearance and softness resembles wax; sometimes confounded ...
9158 cereous CEREOUS, a. Waxen; like wax.
9159 ceres CERES, n. 1. In mythology, the inventor or goddess of corn, or rather the name of corn deified.2. ...
9160 cerin CERIN, n. 1. A peculiar substance which precipitates on evaporation, from alcohol, which has been ...
9161 cerinthians CERINTHIANS, n. A set of heretics, so called from Cerinthus, one of the first heresiarchs in the ...
9162 cerite CERITE, n. [See Cerium.] 1. The siliceous oxyd of Cerium, a rare mineral of a pale rose red color, ...
9163 cerium CERIUM, n. A metal recently discovered in Sweden, in the mineral cerate, and so called rom the ...
9164 ceroon CEROON, n. [from the Spanish.] A bale or package made of skins.
9165 cerrial CERRIAL, a. Pertaining to the Cerrus, or bitter oak.
9166 cerrus CERRUS, n. The bitter oak.
9167 certain CERTAIN, a.1. Sure; true; undoubted; unquestionable; that cannot be denied; existing in fact and ...
9168 certainly CERTAINLY, adv. 1. Without doubt or question; in truth and fact.Certainly this was a righteous ...
9169 certainness CERTAINNESS, n. Certainty, which see.
9170 certainty CERTAINTY, n. 1. A fixed or real state; truth; fact.Know for a certainty, that the Lord your God ...
9171 certes CERTES, adv. Certainly; in truth; verily.
9172 certificate CERTIFICATE, n. [See Certify.]1. In a general sense, a written testimony not sworn to; a ...
9173 certification CERTIFICATION, n. The act of certifying.
9174 certified CERTIFIED, pp. [See Certify.] Assured; made certain; informed.
9175 certifier CERTIFIER, n. One who certifies, or assures.
9176 certify CERTIFY, v.t.1. To testify to in writing; to make a declaration in writing, under hand, or hand ...
9177 certifying CERTIFYING, ppr. Giving a written testimony, or certificate; giving certain notice; making ...
9178 certiorari CERTIORARI, n. A writ issuing out of Chancery, Kings Bench or other superior court, to call up the ...
9179 certitude CERTITUDE, n. Certainty; assurance; freedom from doubt.
9180 cerulean CERULEAN,
9181 ceruleous CERULEOUS, a. Sky-colored; blue.
9182 cerulific CERULIFIC, a. Producing a blue or sky-color.
9183 cerumen CERUMEN, n. The wax or yellow matter secreted by the ear.
9184 ceruse CERUSE, n. White-lead; a carbonate of lead, produced by exposing the metal in thin plates to the ...
9185 cerused CERUSED, a. Washed with a preparation of white lead.
9186 cervical CERVICAL, a. Belonging to the neck; as the cervical nerves; cervical vessels.
9187 cervin CERVIN,
9188 cervine CERVINE, a. Pertaining to the deer, or to animals of the genus Cervus.
9189 cesarean CESAREAN, a. The Cesarean operation is the taking of a child from the womb by cutting; an ...
9190 cespititious CESPITITIOUS, a. Pertaining to turf; made of turf.
9191 cespitous CESPITOUS, a. Pertaining to turf; turfy.A cespitous or turfy plant, has many stems from the same ...
9192 cess CESS, as a noun, a rate or tax, and as a verb, to rate or lay a tax, is probably a corruption of ...
9193 cessation CESSATION, n.1. A ceasing; a stop; a rest; the act of discontinuing motion or action of any kind, ...
9194 cessavit CESSAVIT, n. In law, a writ given by statute, to recover lands, when the tenant or occupier has ...
9195 cesser CESSER, n. [See Cess.] A ceasing; a neglect to perform services or payment for two years. See ...
9196 cessibility CESSIBILITY, n. [See Cede and Cession.] The act of giving way or receding.
9197 cessible CESSIBLE, a. [See Cede.] Giving way; yielding; easy to give way.
9198 cession CESSION, n.1. The act of giving way; a yielding to force or impulse.2. A yielding, or surrender, ...
9199 cessionary CESSIONARY, a. Having surrendered effects; as a cessionary bankrupt.
9200 cessment CESSMENT, n. An assessment or tax.
9201 cessor CESSOR, n. 1. In law, he that neglects, for two years, to perform the service by which he holds ...
9202 cest CEST, n. A ladys girdle.
9203 cestus CESTUS, n. The girdle of Venus, or marriage-girdle, among the Greeks and Romans.
9204 cesura CESURA,
9205 cesural CESURAL, a. Pertaining to the cesure.
9206 cesure CESURE, n. A pause in verse, so introduced as to aid the recital, and render the versification ...
9207 cetaceous CETACEOUS, a. Pertaining to the whale; belonging to the whale kind. The cetacceous fishes include ...
9208 cetate CETATE, n. A compound of cetic acid, with a base.
9209 ceterach CETERACH, n. A trivial name of a species of Asplenium, or spleen-wort.
9210 cetic CETIC, a. Pertaining to the whale. The cetic acid is a peculiar substance obtained from the ...
9211 cetin CETIN, n. A name given to spermaceti by Chevreul.
9212 cetological CETOLOGICAL, n. Pertaining to cetology.
9213 cetologist CETOLOGIST, n. One who is versed in the natural history of the whale and its kindred animals.
9214 cetology CETOLOGY, n. The doctrine or natural history of cetaceous animals.
9215 cetus CETUS, n. In astronomy, the whale, a large constellation of the Southern hemisphere, containing ...
9216 ceylanite CEYLANITE, n. A mineral, classed with the ruby family; called also pleonaste. Its color is a ...
9217 chabasie CHABASIE,
9218 chabasite CHABASITE, n. A mineral which has been regarded as a variety of zeolite. It is divisible into ...
9219 chad CHAD, n. A kind of fish; pronounced shad.
9221 chafe-wax CHAFE-WAX, n. In England, an officer belonging to the Lord Chancellor, who fits the wax for the ...
9220 chafe CHAFE, v.t.1. To excite heat or inflammation by friction, as to chafe the skin; also, to fret and ...
9222 chafed CHAFED, pp. Heated or fretted by rubbing; worn by friction.
9223 chafer CHAFER, n. One who chafes.CHAFER, n. An insect, a species of Scarabaeus, or beetle.
9224 chafery CHAFERY, n. In Iron works, a forge in which an ancony or square mass of iron, hammered into a bar ...
9225 chaff CHAFF, n.1. The husk, or dry calyx of corn, and grasses. In common language, the word is applied ...
9226 chaffer CHAFFER, v.i. To treat about a purchase; to bargain; to haggle; to negotiate; to chop and change; ...
9227 chaffern CHAFFERN, n. A vessel for heating water.
9228 chaffery CHAFFERY, n. Trafick; buying and selling.
9229 chaffinch CHAFFINCH, n. A species of birds of the genus Fringilla, which are said to delight in chaff, and ...
9230 chaffless CHAFFLESS, n. Without chaff.
9231 chaffweed CHAFFWEED, n. A plant, cud-weed, a species of Gnaphalium; but this name is given also to the ...
9232 chaffy CHAFFY, a. Like chaff; full of chaff; light; as, chaffy straws; chaffy opinions.
9234 chafing-dish CHAFING-DISH, n. A dish or vessel to hold coals for heating any thing set on it; a portable grate ...
9233 chafing CHAFING, ppr. Heating or fretting by friction.
9235 chagrin CHAGRIN, n. Ill-humor; vexation; peevishness; fretfulness.CHAGRIN, v.t. To excite ill-humor in; ...
9236 chagrined CHAGRINED, pp. Vexed; fretted; displeased.
9237 chain CHAIN, n.1. A series of links or rings connected, or fitted into one another, usually made of some ...
9238 chained CHAINED, pp. Made fast, or bound by a chain; connected by a chain; bound; enslaved.
9239 chaining CHAINING, ppr. Binding, fastening or connecting with a chain; binding, or attaching to; enslaving.
9241 chair-man CHAIR-MAN, n. 1. The presiding officer or speaker of an assembly, association or company, ...
9240 chair CHAIR, n. 1. A movable seat; a frame with a bottom made of different materials, used for persons ...
9242 chaise CHAISE, n. s as z. A two-wheeled carriage drawn by one horse; a gig. It is open or covered.
9243 chalcedonic CHALCEDONIC, a. Pertaining to chalcedony.
9244 chalcedony CHALCEDONY, n. A subspecies of quartz, a mineral called also white agate, resembling milk diluted ...
9245 chalcedonyx CHALCEDONYX, n. A variety of agate, in which white and gray layers alternate.
9246 chalcite CHALCITE, n. Sulphate of iron of a red color, so far calcined as to have lost a considerable part ...
9247 chalcographer CHALCOGRAPHER, n. An engraver in brass.
9248 chalcography CHALCOGRAPHY, n. The act or art of engraving in brass.
9249 chaldaic CHALDAIC, a. Pertaining to Chaldea, anciently a country on the Frat or Euphrates, in Asia, called ...
9250 chaldaism CHALDAISM, n. An idiom or peculiarity in the Chaldee dialect.
9251 chaldean CHALDEAN, n. An inhabitant of Chaldea.
9252 chaldee CHALDEE, a. Pertaining to Chaldea.CHALDEE, n. The language or dialect of the Chaldeans.
9253 chalder CHALDER, n. A measure of coals consisting of thirty six bushels.
9254 chaldron CHALDRON,
9255 chalice CHALICE, n. A cup, or bowl; usually a communion cup.
9256 chaliced CHALICED, n. Having a cell or cup; applied by Shakespeare to a flower; but I believe little used.
9258 chalk-cutter CHALK-CUTTER, n. A man that digs chalk.
9259 chalk-pit CHALK-PIT, n. A pit in which chalk is dug.
9260 chalk-stone CHALK-STONE, n. 1. In medicine, a calcarious concretion in the hands and feet of men violently ...
9257 chalk CHALK, n. A well known calcarious earth, of an opake white color, soft and admitting no polish. ...
9261 chalkiness CHALKINESS, n. The state of being chalky.
9262 challenge CHALLENGE, n. Literally, a calling, or crying out, the primary sense of many words expressing a ...
9263 challengeable CHALLENGEABLE, a. That may be challenged; that may be called to account.
9264 challenged CHALLENGED, pp. Called to combat or o contest; claimed; demanded, as due; called from a jury.
9265 challenger CHALLENGER, n. 1. One who challenges; one who invites to a single combat; one who calls on another ...
9266 challenging CHALLENGING, ppr. Summoning to a duel, or to contest; claiming as a right; defying; calling off ...
9267 chalybean CHALYBEAN, a. Pertaining to steel well tempered.
9268 chalybeate CHALYBEATE, a. Impregnated with particles of iron; as chalybeate waters.CHALYBEATE, n. Any water ...
9269 cham CHAM, n. The sovereign prince of Tartary. Usually written Khan.
9270 chamade CHAMADE, n. In war, the beat of a drum or sound of a trumpet, inviting an enemy to a parley; as ...
9272 chamber-fellow CHAMBER-FELLOW,AMBER-FELLOW, n. One who sleeps in the same apartment.
9273 chamber-lye CHAMBER-LYE, n. Urine.
9274 chamber-maid CHAMBER-MAID,
9275 chamber-pot CHAMBER-POT, n. A vessel used in bedrooms.
9276 chamber-practice CHAMBER-PRACTICE,
9271 chamber CHAMBER,
9277 chamberer CHAMBERER,
9278 chambering CHAMBERING,
9279 chamberlain CHAMBERLAIN,
9280 chamberlainship CHAMBERLAINSHIP,
9281 chambrel CHAMBREL, n. The joint or bending of the upper part of a horses hind leg. In New England ...
9282 chameleon CHAMELEON, n. An animal of the genus Lacerta, or lizard, with a naked body, a tail and four feet. ...
9283 chameleonize CHAMELEONIZE, v.t. To change into various colors.
9284 chamfer CHAMFER,
9285 chamfered CHAMFERED, pp. Cut into furrows, or cut sloping.
9286 chamfering CHAMFERING, ppr. Cutting a gutter in; cutting in a slope.
9287 chamfret CHAMFRET, n. A small gutter or furrow cut in wood or other hard material; a slope.
9288 chamite CHAMITE, n. Fossil remains of the Chama, shell.
9289 chamlet CHAMLET, [See Camlet.]
9290 chamois CHAMOIS, n. An animal of the goat kind, whose skin is made into soft leather, called shammy. It ...
9291 chamomile CHAMOMILE, [See Camomile.]
9292 champ CHAMP, v.t.1. To bite with repeated action of the teeth; as, a horse champs the bit.2. To bite ...
9293 champagne CHAMPAGNE,
9294 champaign CHAMPAIGN,
9295 champain CHAMPAIN, n. A flat open country.
9296 champane CHAMPANE, n. A kind of brisk sparkling wine, from Champagne in France.
9297 champed CHAMPED, pp. Bitten; chewed.
9298 champer CHAMPER, n. One that champs or bits.
9299 champertor CHAMPERTOR, n. [See Champerty.] In law, one who is guilty of champerty, which see.
9300 champerty CHAMPERTY, n. A species of maintenance, being a bargain with a plaintiff or defendant, to divide ...
9301 champignon CHAMPIGNON, n. A kind of mushroom.
9302 champing CHAMPING, pp. Biting with repeated action.
9303 champion CHAMPION, n. 1. A man who undertakes a combat in the place or cause of another.2. A man who ...
9304 championess CHAMPIONESS, n. A female champion.
9305 chan-cre CHAN-CRE, n. A venereal ulcer.
9306 chan-crous CHAN-CROUS, a. Ulcerous; having the qualities of a chancer.
9308 chance-comer CHANCE-COMER, n. One who comes unexpectedly.
9309 chance-medley CHANCE-MEDLEY, n. In law, the killing of a person by chance, when the killer is doing a lawful ...
9307 chance CHANCE, n. 1. An event that happens, falls out or takes place, without being contrived, intended, ...
9310 chanceable CHANCEABLE, a. Accidental; casual; fortuitous.
9311 chanceful CHANCEFUL, a. Hazardous.
9312 chancel CHANCEL, n. That part of the choir of a church, between the altar or communion table and the ...
9313 chancellor CHANCELLOR, n. Ordinally, a chief notary or scribe, under the Roman Emperors; but in England, in ...
9314 chancellorship CHANCELLORSHIP, n. The office of a chancellor; the time during which one is chancellor.
9315 chancery CHANCERY, n. 1. In Great Britain, the highest court of justice, next to the parliament, ...
9316 chandelier CHANDELIER, n. 1. A Frame with branches to hold a number of candles, to illuminate a public or ...
9317 chandler CHANDLER, n. An artisan whose trade is to make candles, or one who sells candles.In America, I ...
9318 chandlerly CHANDLERLY, a. Like a chandler.
9319 chandlery CHANDLERY, n. The place where candles are kept.
9320 change CHANGE, v.t.1. To cause to turn or pass from one state to another; to alter, or make different; to ...
9321 changeability CHANGEABILITY, n. Changeableness, which is generally used.
9322 changeable CHANGEABLE, a. 1. That may change; subject to alteration; fickle; inconstant; mutable; variable; ...
9323 changeableness CHANGEABLENESS, n. 1. The quality of being changeable; fickleness; inconstancy; instability; ...
9324 changeably CHANGEABLY, adv. Inconstantly.
9325 changed CHANGED, pp. Altered; varied; turned; converted; shifted.
9326 changeful CHANGEFUL, a. Full of change; inconstant; mutable; fickle; uncertain; subject to alteration.
9327 changeless CHANGELESS, a. Constant; not admitting alteration.
9328 changeling CHANGELING, n. 1. A child left or taken in the place of another.2. An idiot; a fool.3. One apt ...
9329 changer CHANGER, n. 1. One who alters the form of any thing.2. One that is employed in changing and ...
9330 changing CHANGING, ppr. Altering; turning; putting one thing for another; shifting.
9331 channa CHANNA, n. A fish taken in the Mediterranean, resembling the sea-perch.
9332 channel CHANNEL, n.1. In a general sense, a passage; a place of passing or flowing; particularly, a water ...
9333 channeled CHANNELED, pp. Having channels; grooved longitudinally.
9334 channeling CHANNELING, ppr. Cutting channels; grooving longitudinally.
9335 chanson CHANSON, n. A song.
9336 chant CHANT, v.t.1. To sing; to utter a melodious voice; that is, to cant or throw the voice in ...
9337 chanted CHANTED, pp. Sung; uttered with modulations of voice.
9338 chanter CHANTER, n.1. One who chants; a singer or songster.2. The chief singer, or priest of the ...
9339 chanticleer CHANTICLEER, n. A cock, so called from the clearness or loudness of his voice in cowing.
9340 chanting CHANTING, ppr. Singing; uttering a melodious voice; repeating words with a singing voice.CHANTING, ...
9341 chantress CHANTRESS, n. A female singer.
9342 chantry CHANTRY, n. A church or chapel endowed with lands, or other revenue, for the maintenance of one or ...
9343 chaos CHAOS, n. 1. That confusion, or confused mass, in which matter is supposed to have existed, ...
9344 chaotic CHAOTIC, a. Resembling chaos; confused; as, the earth was originally in a chaotic state.
9346 chap-fallen CHAP-FALLEN, a. [chap and fall.] Having the lower chap depressed; hence, dejected; dispirited; ...
9345 chap CHAP, v.t. To cleave, split, crack, or open longitudinally, as the surface of the earth, or the ...
9347 chapbook CHAPBOOK, n. [See Chapman and Cheap.] a small book or pamphlet, carried about for sale by hawker.
9348 chape CHAPE, n. 1. The catch of any thing, as the hook of a scabbard, or the catch of a buckle, by ...
9349 chapeau CHAPEAU, n. A hat; in heraldry, a cap or bonnet.
9350 chapel CHAPEL, n.1. A house for public worship; primarily, a private oratory, or house of worship ...
9351 chapeless CHAPELESS, a. Without a chape.
9352 chapelet CHAPELET,
9353 chapellany CHAPELLANY, n. A place founded within some church and dependent thereon.
9354 chapelling CHAPELLING, n. The act of turning a ship round in a light breeze of wind, when close hauled, so ...
9355 chapelry CHAPELRY, n. The bounds or jurisdiction of a chapel.
9356 chaperon CHAPERON, n. A hood or cap worn by the knights of the garter in their habits. It was anciently ...
9357 chapiter CHAPITER, n.1. The upper part or capital of a column or pillar; a word used in the scriptures. ...
9358 chaplain CHAPLAIN, n. 1. An ecclesiastic who has a chapel, or who performs service in a chapel. The king ...
9359 chaplaincy CHAPLAINCY, n. The office or station of a chaplain.
9360 chaplainship CHAPLAINSHIP, n.1. The office or business of a chaplain.2. The possession, or revenue of a ...
9361 chapless CHAPLESS, n. 1. A garland or wreath to be worn on the head; the circle of a crown.2. A string of ...
9362 chaplet CHAPLET, n. A pair of stirrup leathers, with stirrups, joined at the top in a sort of leather ...
9363 chapman CHAPMAN, n. 1. A cheapener; one that offers as a purchaser.Their chapmen they betray.2. A ...
9364 chapped CHAPPED, pp. Cleft; opened, as the surface or skin.
9365 chapping CHAPPING, ppr. Cleaving, as the surface or skin.
9366 chappy CHAPPY, a. Full of chaps; cleft.
9367 chaps CHAPS, the mouth or jaws. [See Chap.]
9369 chapter-house CHAPTER-HOUSE, n. A house where a chapter meets.
9368 chapter CHAPTER, n.1. A division of a book or treatise; as, Genesis contains fifty chapters. Hence the ...
9370 chaptrel CHAPTREL, n. The capitals of pillars and pilasters, which support arches, commonly called imposts.
9372 char-woman CHAR-WOMAN, n. A woman hired for odd work, or for single days.[Char-man and Char-woman are, I ...
9371 char CHAR, n. A fish.CHAR, n. In England, work done by the day; a single job, or task. In New ...
9373 charact CHARACT,
9374 character CHARACTER, n. 1. A mark made by cutting or engraving, as on stone, metal or other hard material; ...
9375 characteristic CHARACTERISTIC,
9376 characteristical CHARACTERISTICAL, a. That constitutes the character; that marks the peculiar, distinctive ...
9377 characteristically CHARACTERISTICALLY, adv. The state or qualities of being characteristic.
9378 characterize CHARACTERIZE, v.t.1. To give a character, or an account of the personal qualities of a man; to ...
9379 characterized CHARACTERIZED, pp. Described or distinguished by peculiar qualities.
9380 characterizing CHARACTERIZING, ppr. Describing or distinguishing by peculiar qualities.
9381 characterless CHARACTERLESS, a. Destitute of any peculiar character.
9382 charactery CHARACTERY, n. Impression; mark; distinction.
9383 charade CHARADE, n. A composition, in which the subject must be a word of two syllables, each forming a ...
9384 charcoal CHARCOAL, n. Coal made by charring wood; the remains of wood burnt under turf, and from which all ...
9385 chard CHARD n. The leaves of artichokes tied and wrapped all over, except the top, in straw, during ...
9386 charect CHARECT, n. An inscription.
9387 charge CHARGE, v.t.1. To rush on; to fall on; to attack, especially with fixed bayonets; as, an army ...
9388 chargeable CHARGEABLE, a. 1. That may be charged; that may be set, laid, imposed; as, a duty of forty per ...
9389 chargeableness CHARGEABLENESS, n. Expensiveness; cost; costliness.
9390 chargeably CHARGEABLY, adv. Expensively; at great cost.
9391 charged CHARGED, pp. Loaded; burdened; attacked; laid on; instructed; imputed; accused; placed to the ...
9392 chargeful CHARGEFUL, a. Expensive; costly.
9393 chargeless CHARGELESS, a. Not expensive; free from expense.
9394 charger CHARGER, n. 1. In Scots law, one who charges another in a suit.2. A large dish. Num. 7.3. A ...
9395 charging CHARGING, ppr. Loading; attacking; laying on; instructing; commanding; accusing; imputing.
9396 charily CHARILY, adv. [See Chary.] Carefully; warily; frugally.
9397 chariness CHARINESS, n. Caution; care; nicety; scrupulousness.
9399 chariot-man CHARIOT-MAN, n. The driver of a chariot. 2 Chron. 18.
9400 chariot-race CHARIOT-RACE, n. A race with chariots; a sport in which chariots were driven in contest for a ...
9398 chariot CHARIOT,n.1. A half coach; a carriage with four wheels and one seat behind, used for convenience ...
9401 charioted CHARIOTED, pp. Borne in a chariot.
9402 charioteer CHARIOTEER, n. The person who drives or conducts a chariot. It is used in speaking of military ...
9403 charitable CHARITABLE, a.1. Benevolent and kind; as a charitable disposition.2. Liberal in benefactions to ...
9404 charitableness CHARITABLENESS, n. 1. The disposition to be charitable; or the exercise of charity.2. Liberality ...
9405 charitably CHARITABLY, adv. Kindly; liberally; benevolently; with a disposition to help the poor; favorably.
9406 charity CHARITY, n. 1. In a general sense, love, benevolence, good will; that disposition of heart which ...
9407 chark CHARK, v.t. To burn to a coal; to char.
9408 charlatan CHARLATAN, n. One who prates much in his own favor, and makes unwarrantable pretensions to skill; ...
9409 charlatanical CHARLATANICAL, a. Quackish; making undue pretensions to skill; ignorant.
9410 charlatanry CHARLATANRY, n. Undue pretensions to skill; quackery; wheedling; deception by fair words.
9411 charless-wain CHARLESS-WAIN, n. In astronomy, seven stars in the constellation called Ursa Major, or the Great ...
9412 charlock CHARLOCK, n. The English name of the Raphanus raphanistrum and Sinapis arvensis, very pernicious ...
9413 charm CHARM, n.1. Words, characters or other things imagined to possess some occult or unintelligible ...
9414 charma CHARMA, n. A fish resembling the sea-wolf.
9415 charmed CHARMED, pp. Subdued by charms; delighted; enchanted.
9416 charmer CHARMER, n. 1. One that charms, or has power to charm; one that uses or has the power of ...
9417 charmeress CHARMERESS, n. An enchantress.
9418 charmful CHARMFUL, a. Abounding with charms.
9419 charming CHARMING, ppr. 1. Using charms; enchanting.2. a. Pleasing n the highest degree; ...
9420 charmingly CHARMINGLY, adv. Delightfully; in a manner to charm, or to give delight.She smiled very ...
9421 charmingness CHARMINGNESS, n. The power to please.
9422 charmless CHARMLESS, a. Destitute of charms.
9424 charnel-house CHARNEL-HOUSE, n. A place under or near churches, where the bones of the dead are reposited. ...
9423 charnel CHARNEL, a. Containing flesh or carcasses.
9425 charon CHARON, n. In fabulous history, the son of Erebus and Nox, whose office was to ferry the souls of ...
9426 charr CHARR, n. A fish, a species of Salmo.
9427 charring CHARRING, ppr. Reducing to coal; depriving of volatile matter.
9428 charry CHARRY, a. [See Char.] Pertaining to charcoal; like charcoal, or partaking of its qualities.
9429 chart CHART, n. A hydrographical or marine map; a draught or projection of some part of the earths ...
9431 charter-land CHARTER-LAND, n. Land held by charter, or in soccage.
9432 charter-party CHARTER-PARTY, n. In commerce, an agreement respecting the hire of a vessel and the freight. This ...
9430 charter CHARTER, n. 1. A written instrument, executed with usual forms, given as evidence of a grant, ...
9433 chartered CHARTERED, pp.1. Hired or let, as a ship.2. Invested with privileges by charter; privileged.3. ...
9434 chartering CHARTERING, ppr. 1. Giving a charter; establishing by charter.2. Hiring or letting by charter.
9435 chartless CHARTLESS, a. Without a chart; of which no chart has been made; not delineated on paper; as the ...
9436 chartulary CHARTULARY, n. An officer in the ancient Latin church, who had the care of charters and other ...
9437 chary CHARY, a. [Sax. Cearig. See Care.] Careful; wary; frugal.
9438 chasable CHASABLE, a. That may be chased; fit for the chase.
9439 chase CHASE, v.t.1. Literally to drive, urge, press forward with vehemence; hence, to pursue for the ...
9440 chased CHASED, pp. Pursed; sought ardently; driven.
9441 chaser CHASER, n. 1. One who chases; a pursuer; a driver; a hunter.2. An enchaser. [See Enchase.]
9442 chasideans ASSIDE'ANS or CHASIDE'ANS, [Heb. pious.]A sect of Jews who resorted to Mattathias to fight for the ...
9443 chasing CHASING, ppr. Pursuing; driving; hunting.
9444 chasm CHASM, n.1. A cleft; a fissure; a gap; properly, an opening made by disrupture, as a beach in the ...
9445 chasmed CHASMED, a. Having gaps or a chasm.
9446 chasselas CHASSELAS, n. A sort of grape.
9448 chaste-eyed CHASTE-EYED, a. Having modest eyes.
9449 chaste-tree CHASTE-TREE, n. The agnus castus, or vitex; a tree that grows to the highth of eight or ten feet, ...
9447 chaste CHASTE, a. 1. Pure from all unlawful commerce of sexes. Applied to persons before marriage, it ...
9450 chastely CHASTELY, adv. In a chaste manner; without unlawful commerce of sexes; without obscenity; purely; ...
9451 chasten CHASTEN, v.t.1. To correct by punishment; to punish; to inflict pain for the purpose of reclaiming ...
9452 chastened CHASTENED, pp. Corrected; punished; afflicted for correction.
9453 chastener CHASTENER, n. One who punishes, for the purpose of correction.
9454 chasteness CHASTENESS, n. Chastity; purity.
9455 chastening CHASTENING, ppr. Correcting; afflicting for correction.CHASTENING, n. Correction; punishment for ...
9456 chastisable CHASTISABLE, a. Deserving of chastisement.
9457 chastise CHASTISE, v.t.1. To correct by punishing; to punish; to inflict pain by stripes, or in other ...
9458 chastised CHASTISED, pp. Punished; corrected.
9459 chastisement CHASTISEMENT, n. Correction; punishment; pain inflicted for punishment and correction, either by ...
9460 chastiser CHASTISER, n. One who chastises; a punisher; a corrector.
9461 chastising CHASTISING, ppr. Punishing for correction; correcting.
9462 chastity CHASTITY, n.1. Purity of the body; freedom from all unlawful commerce of sexes. Before marriage, ...
9463 chat CHAT, v.i.1. To talk in a familiar manner; to talk without form or ceremony.2. To talk idly; to ...
9464 chateau CHATEAU, n. A castle; a seat in the country.
9465 chatelet CHATELET, n. A little castle.
9466 chatellany CHATELLANY, n. The lordship or jurisdiction of a castellan, or governor of a castle. [See ...
9467 chatoyant CHATOYANT, a. A hard stone, a little transparent, which being cut smooth presents on its surface ...
9468 chatoyment CHATOYMENT, n. Changeable colors, or changeableness of color, in a mineral; play of colors.
9469 chattel CHATTEL, n. chatl. [See Cattle.] Primarily, any article of movable goods. In modern usage, the ...
9471 chatter-box CHATTER-BOX, n. One that talks incessantly.
9470 chatter CHATTER, v.i. [See Chat.]1. To utter sounds rapidly and indistinctly, as a magpie, or a monkey.2. ...
9472 chatterer CHATTERER, n. A prater; an idle talker.
9473 chattering CHATTERING, ppr. Uttering rapid, indistinct sounds, as birds; talking idly; moving rapidly and ...
9474 chatting CHATTING, ppr. Talking familiarly.
9475 chatty CHATTY, a. Given to free conversation; talkative.
9476 chatwood CHATWOOD, n. Little sticks; fuel.
9477 chaumontelle CHAUMONTELLE, n. A sort of pear.
9478 chaun CHAUN, n. A gap.CHAUN, v.i. To open; to yawn.
9479 chavender CHAVENDER,
9480 chaw CHAW, v.t.1. To grind with the teeth; to masticate, as food in eating; to ruminate, or to chew as ...
9481 chawdron CHAWDRON, n. Entrails.
9482 chay CHAY, n. Chaya-root; the root of the Oldenlandia umbellata, used in dyeing red.
9483 cheap CHEAP, a.1. Bearing a low price, in market; that may be purchased at a low price; that is, at a ...
9484 cheapen CHEAPEN, v.t.1. To attempt to buy; to ask the price of a commodity; to chaffer.To shops in crowds ...
9485 cheapener CHEAPENER, n. One who cheapens or bargains.
9486 cheaply CHEAPLY, adv. At a small price; at a low rate.
9487 cheapness CHEAPNESS, n. Lowness in price, considering the usual price, or real value.
9488 chear CHEAR, [See Cheer.]
9490 cheat-bread CHEAT-BREAD, n. Fine bread purchased, or not made in the family.
9489 cheat CHEAT, v.t.1. To deceive and defraud in a bargain; to deceive for the purpose of gain in selling. ...
9491 cheatableness CHEATABLENESS, n. Liability to be cheated.
9492 cheated CHEATED, ppr. Defrauded by deception.
9493 cheater CHEATER, n. One who practices a fraud in commerce.
9494 cheating CHEATING, ppr. Defrauding by deception; imposing on.CHEATING, n. The act of defrauding by ...
9496 check-mate CHECK-MATE, n.1. The movement on a chess board or in the game of chess that kills the opposite ...
9495 check CHECK, v.t.1. To stop; to restrain; to hinder; to curb. It signifies to put an entire stop to ...
9497 checked CHECKED, CHECKT, pp. Stopped; restrained; repressed; curbed; moderated; controlled; reprimanded.
9499 checker-work CHECKER-WORK, n. Work varied alternately as to its colors or materials; work consisting of cross ...
9498 checker CHECKER, v.t.1. To variegate with cross lines; to form into little squares, like a chess board, by ...
9500 checkers CHECKERS, n plu. A common game on a checkered board.
9501 checking CHECKING, ppr. Stopping; curbing; restraining; moderating; controlling; rebuking.
9502 checkless CHECKLESS, a. That cannot be checked, or restrained.
9503 checkt CHECKED, CHECKT, pp. Stopped; restrained; repressed; curbed; moderated; controlled; reprimanded.
9504 checky CHECKY, n. In heraldry, a border that has more than two rows of checkers, or when the bordure or ...
9506 cheek-bone CHEEK-BONE, n. The bone of the cheek.
9507 cheek-tooth CHEEK-TOOTH, n. The hinder tooth or tusk. Joel 1:6.
9505 cheek CHEEK, n.1. The side of the face below the eyes on each side.2. Among mechanics, cheeks are those ...
9508 cheeked CHEEKED, a. Brought near the cheek.
9509 cheep CHEEP, v.i. To chirp, as a small bird.
9510 cheer CHEER, v.t.1. To salute with shouts of joy, or cheers.2. To dispel gloom, sorrow, silence or ...
9511 cheered CHEERED, pp. Enlivened; animated; made glad.
9512 cheerer CHEERER, n. One who cheers; he or that which gladdens.Thou cheerer of our days.Prime cheerer, ...
9513 cheerful CHEERFUL, a.1. Lively; animated; having good spirits; moderately joyful. This is the most usual ...
9514 cheerfully CHEERFULLY, adv. In a cheerful manner; with alacrity or willingness; readily; with life, animation ...
9515 cheerfulness CHEERFULNESS, n. Life; animation; good spirits; a state of moderate joy or gayety; alacrity.He ...
9516 cheerily CHEERILY, adv. With cheerfulness; with spirit.
9517 cheering CHEERING, ppr. Giving joy or gladness; enlivening; encouraging; animating.
9518 cheerishness CHEERISHNESS, n. State of cheerfulness.
9519 cheerless CHEERLESS, a. Without joy, gladness, or comfort; gloomy; destitute of any thing to enliven or ...
9520 cheerly CHEERLY, a. Gay; cheerful; not gloomy.
9522 cheese-cake CHEESE-CAKE, n. A cake made of soft curds, sugar and butter.
9523 cheese-monger CHEESE-MONGER, n. One who deals in or sells cheese.
9524 cheese-paring CHEESE-PARING, n. A press, or engine for pressing curd in the making of cheese.
9525 cheese-press CHEESE-PRESS, n. A press, or engine for pressing curd in the making of cheese.
9526 cheese-rennet CHEESE-RENNET, n. A plant, ladies bed-straw, Galium verum.
9527 cheese-vat CHEESE-VAT, n. The vat or case in which curds are confined for pressing.
9521 cheese CHEESE, n.1. The curd of milk, coagulated by rennet, separated from the serum or whey, and pressed ...
9528 cheesy CHEESY, a. Having the nature, qualities, taste or form of cheese.
9529 chegoe CHEGOE, n. A tropical insect that enters the skin of the feet and multiplies incredibly, causing ...
9530 cheiropter CHEIROPTER, n. An animal whose anterior toes are connected by a membrane, and whose feet thus ...
9531 chelidon CHELIDON, n. A brown fly with silvery wings.
9532 cheliferous CHELIFEROUS, a. Furnished with claws, as an animal.
9533 cheliform CHELIFORM, a. Having the form of a claw.
9534 chelmsfordite CHELMSFORDITE, n. A mineral arranged as a subspecies of schaalstein; found in Chelmsford, ...
9535 chelonian CHELONIAN, a. Pertaining to or designating animals of the tortoise kind.
9536 chely CHELY, n. The claw of a shell-fish.
9537 chemical CHEMICAL. [See Chimical.]
9538 chemically CHEMICALLY. [See Chimically.]
9539 chemise CHEMISE, n. 1. A shift, or under garment worn by females.2. A wall that lines the face of any ...
9540 chemist CHEMIST. [ See chimist.]
9541 chemistry CHEMISTRY. [See Chimistry.]
9542 chequer CHEQUER. [See Checker.]
9543 cheriff CHERIFF, n. Written also Sheriff. The prince of Mecca; a high priest among the Mohammedans.
9544 cherish CHERISH, n. The prince of Mecca; a high priest among the Mohammedans.CHERISH, v.t.1. To treat ...
9545 cherished CHERISHED, pp. Treated with tenderness; warmed; comforted; fostered.
9546 cherisher CHERISHER, n. One who cherishes; an encourager; a supporter.
9547 cherishing CHERISHING, ppr. Warming; comforting; encouraging; fostering; treating with affection.
9548 cherishment CHERISHMENT, n. Encouragement; comfort.
9549 chermes CHERMES. [See Kermes.]
9551 cherry-cheeked CHERRY-CHEEKED, a. Having ruddy cheeks.
9552 cherry-pit CHERRY-PIT, n. A childs play, in which cherry stones are thrown into a hole.
9553 cherry-tree CHERRY-TREE, n. A tree whose fruit is cherries, in the more appropriate sense of the word. The ...
9550 cherry CHERRY, n. The fruit of a tree, a species of Prunus, of which there are many varieties, as the red ...
9554 chersonese CHERSONESE, n. A peninsula; a tract of land of any indefinite extent, which is nearly surrounded ...
9555 chert CHERT, n. In mineralogy, a subspecies of rhomboidal quartz; called also hornstone, petrosilex or ...
9556 cherty CHERTY, a. Like chert; flinty.
9557 cherub CHERUB, n. plu. Cherubs, but the Hebrew plural cherubim is also used.A figure composed of various ...
9558 cherubic CHERUBIC,CHERUBIC, a. Pertaining to cherubs; angelic.
9559 cherubim CHERUBIM, n. The Hebrew plural of cherub.
9560 cherubin CHERUBIN, a. Cherubic; angelic.
9561 cherup CHERUP, a corruption of chirp, which see.
9562 chervil CHERVIL, n. A genus of plants, two species of which are called cow-weed.
9563 chesapeak CHESAPEAK, n. A bay of the United States, whose entrance is between Cape Charles and Cape Henry, ...
9564 chesible CHESIBLE, n. A short vestment without sleeves, worn by a popish priest at mass.
9565 cheslip CHESLIP, n. A small vermin that lies under stones and tiles.
9567 chess-apple CHESS-APPLE, n. A species of wild service.
9568 chess-board CHESS-BOARD, n. The board used in the game of chess, and from the squares of which chess has its ...
9569 chess-man CHESS-MAN, n. A piece or puppet, for the game of chess.
9570 chess-player CHESS-PLAYER, n. One who plays chess; one skilled din the game of chess.
9571 chess-tree CHESS-TREE, n. In ships, a piece of wood bolted perpendicularly on the side to confine the clews ...
9566 chess CHESS, n. An ingenious game performed by two parties with different pieces, on a checkered board, ...
9572 chessom CHESSOM, n. Mellow earth.
9574 chest-foundering CHEST-FOUNDERING, n. A disease in horses, like the pleurisy or peripneumony in the human body.
9573 chest CHEST, n.1. A box of wood or other material, in which goods are kept or transported. It differs ...
9576 chestnut-tree CHESTNUT-TREE, n. The tree which produces the chestnut. This tree grows to a great size, with ...
9575 chestnut CHESTNUT, n. The fruit, seed or nut of a tree belonging to the genus Fagus. It is inclosed in a ...
9577 cheston CHESTON, n. A species of plum.
9578 chevachie CHEVACHIE, n. An expedition with cavalry.
9579 chevage CHEVAGE, n. A tribute by the head.
9580 chevalier CHEVALIER, n. 1. A knight; a gallant young man.2. In heraldry, a horseman armed at all points.
9581 cheven CHEVEN, n. The chub, a fish.
9582 cheveril CHEVERIL, n. A kid, or rather leather made of kid-skin; used as a noun or adjective.
9583 cheverilize CHEVERILIZE, v.t. To make as pliable as kid-leather.
9584 chevisance CHEVISANCE, n. 1. Achievement; deed; performance; enterprize accomplished.2. In law, a making of ...
9585 chevron CHEVRON, n. In heraldry, an honorable ordinary, representing two rafters of a house meeting at the ...
9586 chevroned CHEVRONED, a. Having a chevron, or the form of it.
9587 chevrotain CHEVROTAIN, n. The smallest of the antelope kind.
9588 chew CHEW, v.t.1. To bite and grind with the teeth; to masticate, as food, to prepare it for ...
9589 chewed CHEWED, pp. Ground by the teeth; masticated.
9590 chewet CHEWET, n. A kind of pie, made with chopped substances.
9591 chewing CHEWING, ppr. Grinding with the teeth; masticating; ruminating; meditating; champing.
9592 chia CHIA, n. A beautiful Mexican plant.
9593 chian CHIAN, a. Pertaining to Chios, an isle in the Levant.Chian earth, a medicinal, dense, compact kind ...
9594 chiastolite CHIASTOLITE, n. A mineral, called also macle, whose crystals are arranged in a peculiar manner. ...
9595 chibbal CHIBBAL, n. A small sort of onion.
9596 chicane CHICANE, n.1. In law, shift; turn; trick; cavil; an abuse of judiciary proceedings, by artifices, ...
9597 chicaner CHICANER, n. One who uses shifts, turns, evasions or undue artifices, in litigation or disputes; a ...
9598 chicanery CHICANERY, n. Sophistry; mean or unfair artifices to perplex a cause and obscure the truth.
9599 chiches CHICHES, n. Dwarf peas.
9600 chichling CHICHLING,
9602 chick-pea CHICK-PEA, n. A plant or pea, constituting the genus Cicer; a native of Spain, where it is used in ...
9603 chick-weed CHICK-WEED, n. A plant of the genus Alsine, which includes many species. The common chick-weed, ...
9601 chick CHICK, v.i. To sprout, as seed in the ground; to vegetate.
9605 chicken-hearted CHICKEN-HEARTED, a. Timid; fearful; cowardly.
9606 chicken-pox CHICKEN-POX, n. A mild contagious eruptive disease, generally appearing in children.
9604 chicken CHICKEN, n. 1. The young of fowls, particularly of the domestic hen, or gallinaceous fowls.2. A ...
9608 chickling-vetch CHICKLING-VETCH, n. A vetch or pea, of the genus Lathyrus, used in Germany for food, but inferior ...
9607 chickling CHICKLING, n. A small chick or chicken.
9609 chide CHIDE, v.t.1. To scold at; to reprove; to utter words in anger, or by way of disapprobation; to ...
9610 chider CHIDER, n. One who chides, clamors, reproves or rebukes.
9611 chideress CHIDERESS, n. A female who chides.
9612 chiding CHIDING, ppr. Scolding; clamoring; rebuking; making a harsh or continued noise.CHIDING, n. A ...
9613 chidingly CHIDINGLY, adv. In a scolding or reproving manner.
9614 chief CHIEF, a.1. Highest in office or rank; principal; as a chief priest; the chief butler. Gen ...
9615 chiefage CHIEFAGE,
9616 chiefdom CHIEFDOM, n. Sovereignty.
9617 chiefless CHIEFLESS, a. Without a chief or leader.
9618 chiefly CHIEFLY, adv.1. Principally; eminently; in the first place.It chiefly concerns us to obey the ...
9619 chiefrie CHIEFRIE, n. A small rent paid to the lord paramount.
9620 chieftain CHIEFTAIN, n. A captain, leader or commander; a chief; the head of a troop, army or clan. It is ...
9621 chieftainry CHIEFTAINRY,
9622 chieftainship CHIEFTAINSHIP, n. Headship; captaincy; the government over a clan.
9623 chievance CHIEVANCE, n. An unlawful bargain; traffick in which money is extorted.
9624 chieve CHIEVE or CHIVE, v.i. To come to an end; to issue; to succeed.
9625 chilblain CHILBLAIN, n. A blain or sore produced by cold; a tumor affecting the hands and feet, accompanied ...
9627 child-bearing CHILD-BEARING, a. or ppr. [See Bear.] Bearing or producing children.CHILD-BEARING, n. The act of ...
9626 child CHILD, n.1. A son or a daughter; a male or female descendant, in the first degree; the immediate ...
9628 childbed CHILDBED, n. The state of a woman bringing forth a child or being in labor; parturition.
9629 childbirth CHILDBIRTH, n. The act of bringing forth a child; travail; labor; as the pains of childbirth.
9630 childed CHILDED, a. Furnished with a child.
9631 childhood CHILDHOOD, n.1. The state of a child, or the time in which persons are children, including the ...
9632 childing CHILDING, ppr. Bearing children; producing; as childing women.
9633 childish CHILDISH, a.1. Belonging to a child; trifling; puerile.When I became a man, I put away childish ...
9634 childishly CHILDISHLY, adv. In the manner of a child; in a trifling way; in a weak or foolish manner.
9635 childishness CHILDISHNESS, n. Triflingness, puerility, the state or qualities of a child, in reference to ...
9636 childlike CHILDLIKE, a. Resembling a child or that which belongs to children; becoming a child; meek; ...
9637 childly CHILDLY, a. Like a child.
9638 children CHILDREN, n. plu. Of child.
9639 chili CHILI, a. 1. Cool; moderately cold; tending to cause shivering; as the chill vapors of night.2. ...
9640 chiliad CHILIAD, n. 1. A thousand; a collection or sum, containing a thousand individuals or ...
9641 chiliagon CHILIAGON, n. A plain figure of a thousand angles and sides.
9642 chiliahedron CHILIAHEDRON, n. A figure of a thousand equal sides.
9643 chiliarch CHILIARCH, n. A body consisting of a thousand men.
9644 chiliast CHILIAST, n. One of the sect of Millenarians.
9645 chilifactive CHILIFACTIVE. [See Chylifactive.]
9646 chilioliter CHILIOLITER. [See Kiloliter.]
9647 chiliometer CHILIOMETER. [See Kilometer.]
9648 chill CHILL, n. 1. A shivering with cold; rigors, as in an ague; the cold fit that precedes a fever; ...
9649 chilled CHILLED, pp. Made cool; made to shiver; dejected.
9650 chilli CHILLI, n. A Mexican plant, Guinea pepper.
9651 chilliness CHILLINESS, n. 1. A sensation of shivering; rigors.2. A moderate degree of coldness; as the ...
9652 chilling CHILLING, ppr. Cooling; causing to shiver.
9653 chillness CHILLNESS, n. Coolness; coldness; a shivering.
9654 chilly CHILLY, a. Cool; moderately cold, such as to cause shivering; as a chilly day, night, or air.
9655 chilogram CHILOGRAM. [See Kilogram.]
9656 chimb CHIMB, n. [See Chime.]
9657 chime CHIME, n. 1. The consonant or harmonic sounds of several correspondent instruments.Instruments ...
9658 chimer CHIMER, n. One who chimes.
9659 chimera CHIMERA, n.1. In fabulous history, a monster with three heads, that of a lion, of a goat, and of a ...
9660 chimerical CHIMERICAL, a. Merely imaginary; fanciful; fantastic; wildly or vainly conceived; that has, or can ...
9661 chimerically CHIMERICALLY, adv. Wildly; vainly; fancifully; fantastically.
9662 chimical CHIMICAL, a. [See Chimistry.]1. Pertaining to chimistry; as a chimical operation.2. Resulting ...
9663 chimically CHIMICALLY, adv. According to chimical principles; by chimical process or operation.
9664 chiminage CHIMINAGE, n. In law, a toll for passage through a forest.
9665 chiming CHIMING, ppr. Causing to chime; sounding in accordance.
9666 chimist CHIMIST, n. A person versed in chimistry; a professor of chimistry.
9667 chimistry CHIMISTRY, n. Chimistry is a science, the object of which is to discover the nature and properties ...
9669 chimney-corner CHIMNEY-CORNER, n.1. The corner of a fire-place, or the space between the fire and the sides of ...
9670 chimney-hook CHIMNEY-HOOK, n. A hook for holding pots and kettles over a fire.
9671 chimney-money CHIMNEY-MONEY, n. Hearth-money, a duty paid for each chimney in a house.
9672 chimney-piece CHIMNEY-PIECE, n. An ornamental piece of wood or stone set round a fire-place.
9673 chimney-sweeper CHIMNEY-SWEEPER, n. One whose occupation is to sweep and scrape chimneys, to clean them of the ...
9668 chimney CHIMNEY, n.1. In architecture, a body of brick or stone, erected in a building, containing a ...
9674 chimpanzee CHIMPANZEE, n. An animal of the ape kind, a variety of the ourang-outang.It is now considered a ...
9676 chin-cough CHIN-COUGH, n. A contagious disease, often epidemic among children. It increases for some weeks, ...
9675 chin CHIN, n. The lower extremity of the face below the mouth; the point of the under jaw.
9678 china-orange CHINA-ORANGE, n. The sweet orange, said to have been originally brought from China.
9679 china-root CHINA-ROOT, n. The root of a species Smilax, brought from the East Indies, of a pale reddish ...
9677 china CHINA, n. A species of earthern ware made in China, and so called from the country; called also ...
9680 chinch CHINCH, n. A genus of insects, resembling the feather-wing moths. These insects live in the ...
9681 chine CHINE, n.1. The back-bone, or spine of an animal.2. A piece of the back-bone of an animal, with ...
9682 chined CHINED, a. Pertaining to the back.
9683 chinese CHINESE, a. Pertaining to China.CHINESE, n. sing. and plu. A native of China; also, the language ...
9684 chingle CHINGLE, n. Gravel free from dirt. [See Shingle.]
9685 chink CHINK, n. A small aperture lengthwise; a cleft, rent, or fissure, of greater length than breadth; ...
9686 chinkapin CHINKAPIN, n. The dwarf chestnut, Fagus pumila, a tree that rises eight or ten feet, with a ...
9687 chinky CHINKY, a. Full of chinks, or fissures; gaping; opening in narrow clefts.
9688 chinned CHINNED, a. Having a long chin.
9689 chinse CHINSE, v.t. In naval affairs, to thrust oakum into the seams or chinks of a ship with a chisel or ...
9690 chints CHINTS, n. Cotton cloth, printed with more than two colors.
9691 chioppine CHIOPPINE, n. A high shoe, formerly worn by ladies.
9693 chip-ax CHIP-AX, n. An ax for chipping.
9692 chip CHIP, CHEAP, CHIPPING, in the names of places, imply a market; from Sax. Ceapan, cypan, to buy or ...
9694 chipped CHIPPED, pp. Cut in chips, or small pieces; hewed.
9695 chipping CHIPPING, n. 1. A chip; a piece cut off or separated by a cutting or engraving instrument; a ...
9696 chiragrical CHIRAGRICAL, a. Having the gout in the hand, or subject to that disease.
9697 chirk CHIRK, a. Lively; cheerful; in god spirits; in a comfortable state.CHIRK, v.i. To chirp.
9698 chirm CHIRM, v.i. To sing as a bird.
9699 chirograph CHIROGRAPH, n.1. Anciently a deed, which, requiring a counterpart, was engrossed twice on the same ...
9700 chirographer CHIROGRAPHER, n. [See Chirograph.] He that exercises or professes the art or business of writing. ...
9701 chirographic CHIROGRAPHIC,
9702 chirographical CHIROGRAPHICAL, a. Pertaining to chirography.
9703 chirographist CHIROGRAPHIST, n. One who tells fortunes by examining the hand.
9704 chirography CHIROGRAPHY, n. [See Chirograph.] The art of writing, or a writing with ones own hand.
9705 chirological CHIROLOGICAL, a. Pertaining to chirology.
9706 chirologist CHIROLOGIST, n. One who communicates thoughts by signs made with the hands and fingers.
9707 chirology CHIROLOGY, n. [See Chirologist.] The art or practice of communicating thoughts by signs made by the ...
9708 chiromancer CHIROMANCER, n. [See Chiromancy.] One who attempts to foretell future events, or to tell the ...
9709 chiromancy CHIROMANCY, n. Divination by the hand; the art or practice of attempting to foretell events, or to ...
9710 chiromantic CHIROMANTIC, a. Pertaining to chiromancy, or divination by the hand.Chiromantic deception.
9711 chirp CHIRP, v.i. Cherp. To make the noise of certain small birds, or of certain insects; as a chirping ...
9712 chirper CHIRPER, n. One that chirps, or is cheerful.
9713 chirping CHIRPING, ppr. Making the noise of certain small birds.CHIRPING, n. The noise of certain small ...
9714 chirurgeon CHIRURGEON, n. A surgeon; one whose profession is to heal diseases by manual operations, ...
9715 chirurgery CHIRURGERY, n. That part of the medical art which consists in healing diseases and wounds by ...
9716 chirurgic CHIRURGIC,
9717 chirurgical CHIRURGICAL, a. 1. Pertaining to surgery, or to the art of healing diseases and wounds by manual ...
9718 chisel CHISEL, n. An instrument of iron or steel, used in carpentry, joinery, cabinet work, masonry, ...
9719 chiseled CHISELED, pp. Cut or engraved with a chisel.
9720 chiseling CHISELING, ppr. Cutting with a chisel.
9721 chisleu CHISLEU, n. The ninth month of the Jewish year, answering to a part of November and a part of ...
9722 chistianity CHISTIANITY, n. [See Christian, from Christ.] The religion of Christians; or the system of ...
9724 chit-chat CHIT-CHAT, n. [See Chat, Chatter.] Prattle; familiar or trifling talk.
9723 chit CHIT, n.1. A shoot or sprout; the first shooting or germination of a seed or plant. Hence,2. A ...
9725 chitterling CHITTERLING, n. The frill to the breast of a shirt.
9726 chitterlings CHITTERLINGS, n. plu. The guts or bowels; sausages.
9727 chitty CHITTY, a. 1. Childish; like a babe.2. Full of chits or warts.
9728 chivalrous CHIVALROUS, a. [See Chivalry.] Pertaining to chivalry, or knight errantry; warlike; bold; gallant.
9729 chivalry CHIVALRY, n. 1. Knighthood; a military dignity, founded on the service of soldiers on horseback, ...
9730 chive CHIVE, N. A SPECIES OF SMALL ONION.
9731 chives CHIVES, n. plu. In botany, slender threads or filaments in the blossoms of plants. [See Stamen.]
9732 chldless CHLDLESS, a. Destitute of children or offspring. 1 Sam. 15:33.
9733 chlorate CHLORATE, n. [See chlorine.] A compound of chloric acid with a salifiable base.
9734 chloric CHLORIC, a. Pertaining to chlorine, or obtained from it; as chloric acid.
9735 chlorid CHLORID, n. [See Chlorine.] A compound of chlorine with a combustible body.
9736 chloride CHLORIDE,
9737 chloridic CHLORIDIC, a. Pertaining to a chloride.
9738 chlorin CHLORIN, n. Chloric gas; a new name given to what has been called oxymuriatic gas. This substance ...
9739 chlorine CHLORINE,
9740 chloriodic CHLORIODIC, a. Consisting of chlorine and iodine, or obtained from them.
9741 chloris CHLORIS, n. The green finch, a small bird.
9742 chlorite CHLORITE, n. A mineral of a grass green color, opake, usually friable or easily pulverized, ...
9743 chloro-carbonic CHLORO-CARBONIC,
9744 chloro-carbonous CHLORO-CARBONOUS, a. The terms, chloro-carbonic acid and chloro-carbonous acid, are applied, the ...
9745 chloropal CHLOROPAL, n. A newly observed mineral, of two varieties, the conchoidal and the earthy; the ...
9746 chlorophane CHLOROPHANE, n. A variety of fluor spar, from Siberia. When placed on a heated iron, it gives a ...
9747 chloropheite CHLOROPHEITE, n. A rare mineral found in small nodules.
9748 chlorophyl CHLOROPHYL, n. The green matter of the leaves of vegetables.
9749 chlorosis CHLOROSIS, n. The green sickness; a disease of females, characterized by a pale or greenish hue of ...
9750 chlorotic CHLOROTIC, a.1. Pertaining to chlorosis; as, chlorotic affections. Medical Repository.2. ...
9751 chlorous CHLOROUS, a. Pertaining to chlorine; as chlorous oxyd.
9752 choak CHOAK, [See Choke.]
9753 chock CHOCK, n. In marine language, a kind of wedge for confining a cask or other body, to prevent it ...
9755 chocolate-house CHOCOLATE-HOUSE, n. A house where company many be served with chocolate.
9756 chocolate-nut CHOCOLATE-NUT. [See Cacao.]
9754 chocolate CHOCOLATE, n.1. A paste or cake composed of the kernel of cacao, with other ingredients, usually a ...
9757 chode CHODE, the old preterit of chide, which see.
9759 choice-drawn CHOICE-DRAWN, a. Selected with particular care.
9758 choice CHOICE, n.1. The act of choosing; the voluntary act of selecting or separating from two or more ...
9760 choiceless CHOICELESS, a. Not having the power of choosing; not free.
9761 choicely CHOICELY, adv.1. With care in choosing; with nice regard to preference; with exact choice; as a ...
9762 choiceness CHOICENESS, n. Valuableness; particular value or worth; as the choiceness of a plant or of wine.
9764 choir-service CHOIR-SERVICE, n. The service of singing performed by a choir.
9763 choir CHOIR, n.1. A collection of singers, especially in divine service, in a church.2. Any collection ...
9766 choke-cherry CHOKE-CHERRY, n. The popular name of a species of wild cherry, remarkable for its astringent ...
9767 choke-full CHOKE-FULL, a. [choke and full.] Full as possible; quite full.
9768 choke-pear CHOKE-PEAR, n.1. A kind of pear that has a rough astringent taste, and is swallowed with ...
9769 choke-weed CHOKE-WEED, n. A plant so called.
9765 choke CHOKE, v.t.1. To stop the passage of the breath, by filling the windpipe or compressing the neck. ...
9770 choked CHOKED, pp. Suffocated; strangled; obstructed by filling; stifled; suppressed; smothered.
9771 choker CHOKER, n. One that chokes another; one that puts another to silence; that which cannot be ...
9772 choky CHOKY, a. That tends to suffocate, or has power to suffocate.
9773 cholagogue CHOLAGOGUE, n. A medicine that has the specific quality of evacuating the bile.
9774 choler CHOLER, n. 1. The bile. By the superabundance of this fluid, anger was formerly supposed to be ...
9775 choleric CHOLERIC, a.1. Abounding with choler.2. Easily irritated; irascible; inclined to anger; as a ...
9776 cholericness CHOLERICNESS, n. Pertaining to cholesterin, or obtained from it; as cholesteric acid.
9777 cholesterin CHOLESTERIN, n. A name given by M. Chevreul, to the pearly or crystaline substance of human ...
9778 cholesterine CHOLESTERINE,
9779 choliambic CHOLIAMBIC, n. A verse in poetry having an iambic foot in the fifth place, and a spondee in the ...
9780 chomer CHOMER, n. A Hebrew measure containing the tenth part of an epha,or about six pints.
9781 chondrodite CHONDRODITE, n. A mineral, called also Brucite. It occurs in grains or imperfect crystals, or in ...
9782 choose CHOOSE, v.t.1. To pick out; to select; to take by way of preference from two or more things ...
9783 chooser CHOOSER, n. He that chooses he that has the power or right of choosing; an elector.
9784 choosing CHOOSING, ppr. Selecting; taking in preference; electing.CHOOSING, n. Choice; election.
9786 chop-church CHOP-CHURCH, n. An exchange or an exchanger of benefices.
9787 chop-fallen CHOP-FALLEN, a. Dejected; dispirited.
9788 chop-house CHOP-HOUSE, n. A house where provision ready dressed is sold.
9785 chop CHOP, v.t.1. To cut off or separate, by striking with a sharp instrument, either by a single blow ...
9789 chopin CHOPIN, n. A liquid measure in France, containing nearly a pint Winchester measure. In Scotland, ...
9790 chopped CHOPPED, pp. Cut; minced.
9792 chopping-block CHOPPING-BLOCK, n. A block on which any thing is laid to be chopped.
9793 chopping-knife CHOPPING-KNIFE, n. A knife for mincing meat.
9791 chopping CHOPPING, ppr. Cutting; mincing; buying; bartering.CHOPPING, a. Stout; lusty; plump.CHOPPING, ...
9794 choppy CHOPPY, a. Full of clefts or cracks.
9795 chops CHOPS, [See Chop.]
9796 choral CHORAL, a. 1. Belonging to or composing a choir or concert; as, choral symphonies.2. Singing in ...
9797 chorally CHORALLY, adv. In the manner of a chorus.
9798 chord CHORD, n.1. The string of a musical instrument.2. In music, the union of two or more sounds ...
9799 chordee CHORDEE, n. [See Chord.] In medicine and surgery, an inflammatory or spasmodic contraction of the ...
9800 chore CHORE, n. In America, this word denotes small work of a domestic kind, as distinguished from the ...
9801 chorepis-copal CHOREPIS-COPAL, a. Pertaining to the power of a suffragan or local bishop.
9802 choreus CHOREUS, n. In ancient poetry, a foot of two syllables, the first long and the second short; the ...
9803 choriamb CHORIAMB,
9804 choriambic CHORIAMBIC, n. A choriamb.CHORIAMBIC, a. Pertaining to a choriamb.
9805 choriambus CHORIAMBUS, n. In ancient poetry, a foot consisting of four syllables, of which the first and last ...
9806 chorion CHORION, n. In anatomy, the exterior membrane which invests the fetus in utero.
9807 chorist CHORIST, n. A singing man in a choir.
9808 chorister