||N is the fourteenth letter of the English Alphabet, and an articulation formed by placing the end ...
||NAB, n. The summit of a mountain or rock.NAB, v.t. To catch suddenly; to seize by a sudden grasp or ...
||NABOB, n. 1. A deputy or prince in India, subordinate to the Subahs; hence,2. A man of great ...
||NACREOUS, a. [see Naker.] Having a pearly luster.
||NACRITE, n. [See Naker.] A rare mineral, called also talckite, consisting of scaly parts; ...
||NACTAREOUS, a. Resembling nectar; very sweet and pleasant. The juice nectareous and the balmy dew.
||NADIR, n. 1. Natara, to be like, proportional, corresponding to, opposite.2. That point of the ...
||NADLE-STEIN, n. Needle-stone; rutile.
||NAEVE, n. A spot.
||NAFE, n. A kind of tufted sea-fowl.
||NAFF, n. A kind of tufted sea-fowl.
||NAG, n. 1. A small horse; a horse in general, or rather a sprightly horse.2. A paramour; in ...
||NAIAD, n. To flow.1. In mythology, a water nymph; a deity that presides over rivers and springs.
||NAID, n. To flow
||NAIL, n. If the word was originally applied to a claw or talon, the primary sense may be to catch, ...
||NAILED, pp. Fastened with nails; studded.
||NAILER, n. One whose occupation is to make nails.
||NAILERY, n. A manufactory where nails are made.
||NAILING,ppr. Fastening with nails; studding.
||NAIVELY, adv. With native or unaffected simplicity.
||NAIVETE, n. Native simplicity; unaffected plainness or ingenuousness.
||NAIVTY, n. Native simplicity; unaffected plainness or ingenuousness.
||NAKED, a. Open, discovered, to strip.1. Not covered; bare; having no clothes on; as a naked body or ...
||NAKEDLY, adv. 1. Without covering.2. Simply ;barely ;merely; in the abstract.3. Evidently.
||NAKEDNESS, n. 1. Want of covering or clothing; nudity; bareness.2. Want of means of defense.Ye are ...
||NAKER, n. Mother of pearl; the white substance which constitutes the interior surface of a shell ...
||NALL, n. An awl, such as collar-makers or shoe-makers use.
||NAME, n. 1. That by which a thing is called; the sound or combination of sounds used to express an ...
||NAMED, pp. Called; denominated; designated by name.
||NAMELESS, a. 1. Without a name; not distinguished by an appellation; as a nameless star.2. He or ...
||NAMELY, adv. To mention by name; particularly.For the excellency of the soul, namely, its power of ...
||NAMER, n. One that names or calls by name.
||NAMESAKE, n. One that has the same name as another.
||NAMING, ppr. Calling; nominating; mentioning.
||NAN, a Welsh word signifying what, used as an interrogative. [This word has been extensively used ...
||NANKEEN, n. [Nankin a Chinese word.] A species of cotton cloth of a firm texture, from China, now ...
||NAP, n. To lean, that is, to nod.1. A short sleep or slumber.NAP, v. I. 1. To have a short sleep; ...
||NAPE, n. A knob; to be hard or callous, whence a callus.1. The prominent joint of the neck behind.
||NAPERY, n. Linen for the table; table cloths or linen cloth in general.
||NAPHEW, n. [a turnep;a knob] A plant.
||NAPHTHA, n. [from nafata, to push out, as pustules, to throw out, to boil, to be angry. In Ambaric, ...
||NAPHTHALINE, n. A peculiar crystalizable substance, deposited from naphtha distilled from coal tar, ...
||NAPKIN, n. [nape, cloth; of which napkin is a diminutive.]1. A cloth used for wiping the hands; a ...
||NAPLESS, a. Without nap; threadbare.
||NAPPAL, n. Soap rock.
||NAPPINESS, n. 1. The quality of being sleepy or inclined to take naps.2. The quality of having a ...
||NAPPY, frothy; spumy; as nappy beer.
||NAPTAKING, a. Taking naps.NAPTAKING, n. A taking by surprise, as when one is not on his guard; ...
||NARCISSUS, n. In botany, the daffodil, a genus of plants of several species. They are of the ...
||NARCOTIC, n. A medicine which stupefies the senses and renders insensible to pain; hence, a ...
||NARCOTICALLY, adv. By producing torpor or drowsiness.
||NARCOTICNESS, n. The quality of inducing sleep or removing pain.
||NARCOTINE, n. The pure narcotic principle of opium.
||NARD, n.1. A plant usually called spikenard, spica nardi; highly valued by the ancients, both as an ...
||NARDINE, a. Pertaining to nard; having the qualities of spikenard.
||NARE, n. The nostril.
||NARRABLE, a. That may be related, told, or narrated.
||NARRATE, v.t.1. To tell, rehearse or recite, as a story; to relate the particulars of any event or ...
||NARRATED, pp. Related; told.
||NARRATING, ppr. Relating; telling; reciting.
||NARRATION, n. 1. The act of telling or relating the particulars of an event; rehearsal; recital.2. ...
||NARRATIVE, a. 1. Relating the particulars of an event or transaction; giving a particular or ...
||NARRATIVELY, adv. By way of narration, story, or recital.
||NARRATOR, n. One that narrates; one that relates a series of events or transactions.
||NARRATORY, a. Giving an account of events.
||NARROW, a. I suspect this word and near to be contracted by the loss of g, nig, narrow, strait; ...
||NARROWED, pp. Contracted; made less wide.
||NARROWING,ppr. Contracting; making less broad.
||NARROWINGS, n. The part of a stocking which is narrowed.
||NARROWLY, adv. 1. With little breadth. 2. Contractedly; without much extent.3. Closely; accurately; ...
||NARROWNESS, n. 1. Smallness of breadth or distance from side to side; as the narrowness of cloth, ...
||NARROWS, n. A strait; a narrow passage through a mountain, or a narrow channel of water between one ...
||NARWAL, n. The Monodon monoceros, a cetaceous animal found in the northern seas, which grows to ...
||NAS, for ne has, has not.
||NASAL, a. Pertaining to the nose; formed or affected by the nose; as a nasal sound; a nasal letter. ...
||NASCAL, n. 1. A kind of medicated pessary.2. Pessary made of wool or cotton, to raise the nose ...
||NASCENT, a. [to be born] beginning to exist or to grow; coming into being.
||NASEBERRY, n. The naseberry tree is a species of the genus Sloanea.
||NASICORNOUS, a. Having a horn growing on the nose.
||NASTILY, adv. 1. In a nasty manner; filthily; dirtily.2. Obscenely.
||NASTINESS, n. 1. Extreme filthiness; dirtiness; filth.2. Obscenity; ribaldry.
||NASTURTION, n. A plant of the genus Tropaeolum; Indian cresses.
||NASTY, a. 1. Disgustingly filthy; very dirty, foul or defiled; nauseous.2. Obscene.
||NASUS, n. A fresh water fish, about nine inches in length, resembling the chub. It is found in the ...
||NATAL, a. Pertaining to birth. The natal day is the day of birth or nativity. So we say, natal ...
||NATALITIAL, a. Pertaining to ones birth or birth day, or consecrated to ones activity.
||NATALITIOUS, a. Pertaining to ones birth or birth day, or consecrated to ones nativity.
||NATANT, a. In botany, swimming; floating on the surface of water; as the leaf of an aquatic plant.
||NATATION, n. A swimming; the act of floating on the water
||NATATORY, a. Enabling to swim.
||NATCH, n. The part of an ox between the loins, near the rump.
||NATHLESS, adv. Nevertheless; not the less; notwithstanding.
||NATHMORE, adv. Not the more; never the more.
||NATION, n. [to be born]1. A body of people inhabiting the same country, or united under the same ...
||NATIONAL, a. 1. Pertaining to a nation; as national customs, dress or language. 2. Public; general; ...
||NATIONALITY, n. National character; also, the quality of being national, or strongly attached to ...
||NATIONALIZE, v.t. To make national; to give to one the character and habits of a nation, or the ...
||NATIONALLY, adv. In regard to the nation; as a whole nation.The jews-bing nationally espoused to ...
||NATIVE, a. 1. Produced by nature; original; born with the being; natural; not acquired; as native ...
||NATIVELY, adv. By birth, naturally; originally.
||NATIVENESS, n. State of being produced by nature.
||NATIVITY, n. 1. Birth; the coming into life or the world. The feast of Christmas is observed in ...
||NATKA, n. A bird, a species of shrike.
||NATROLITE, n. A variety of mesotype or zeolite, so called by Klaproth on account of the great ...
||NATRON, n. Native carbonate of soda, or mineral alkali. [See niter]
||NATURAL, a. [to be born or produced]1. Pertaining to nature; produced or effected by nature, or by ...
||NATURALISM, n. Mere state of nature.
||NATURALIST, n. One that studies natural history and philosophy or physics; one that is versed in ...
||NATURALIZATION, n. [See Naturalize] The act of investing an alien with the rights and privileges of ...
||NATURALIZE, v.t. [from natural, nature.]1. To confer on an alien the rights and privileges of a ...
||NATURALIZED, pp. Invested with the privileges of natives; rendered easy and familiar; adapted to a ...
||NATURALIZING, ppr. Vesting with the rights of native subjects; making easy; acclimating; adopting.
||NATURALLY, adv.1. According to nature; by the force or impulse of nature; not by art or habit. We ...
||NATURALNESS, n. 1. The state of being given or produced by nature; as the naturalness of desire.2. ...
||NATURALS, n. plu. Among physicians, whatever belongs naturally to an animal; opposed to ...
||NATURE, n. [L. from nature, born, produced,]1. In a general sense, whatever is made or produced; a ...
||NATURIST, n. One who ascribes every thing t nature.
||NATURITY, n. The quality or state of being produced by nature. [ A very bad word and not used.]
||NAUFRAGE, n. [L. A ship, and to break See wreck, which is from the same root, break] Shipwreck. ...
||NAUFRAGOUS, a. Causing shipwreck. [Little used]
||NAUGHT, n. Nothing. Doth Job serve God for naught? Job 1.Thou sellest thy people for naught. Psalm ...
||NAUGHTILY, adv. nautily. Wickedly; corruptly.
||NAUGHTINESS, n. Nautiness.1. Badness; wickedness; evil principle or purpose. I know thy pride and ...
||NAULAGE, n. The freight of passengers in a ship.
||NAUMACHY, n. 1. Among the ancient Romans, a show or spectacle representing a sea-fight.2. The place ...
||NAUSEA, n. Originally and properly, sea-sickness; hence, any similar sickness of the stomach, ...
||NAUSEATE, v.t. 1. To lothe; to reject with disgust. The patient nauseates and lothes wholesome ...
||NAUSEOUS, a. Lothesome; disgustful; disgusting; regarded with abhorrence; as a nauseous drug or ...
||NAUSEOUSLY, adv. Lothesomely; disgustfully.
||NAUSEOUSNESS, n. Lothesomeness; quality of exciting disgust; as the nauseousness of a drug or ...
||NAUTIC, a. [L. A seaman, a ship, See Navy] Pertaining to seamen or navigation; as nautical skill; a ...
||NAUTICAL, a. [L. A seaman, a ship, See Navy] Pertaining to seamen or navigation; as nautical skill; ...
||NAUTILITE, n. A fossil nautilus.
||NAUTILUS, n. [L.,Gr. A ship] A genus of marine animals, whose shell consists of one spiral valve ...
||NAVAL, a. [L. Gr. A ship]1. Consisting of ships; as a naval force or armament. 2. Pertaining to ...
||NAVALS, n. Naval affairs. [Not used]
||NAVARCH, n. In ancient Greece, the commander of a fleet.
||NAVARCHY, n. [from L. And admiral.] Knowledge of managing ships.
||NAVE, n. 1. The thick piece of timber in the center of a wheel, in which the spokes are inserted; ...
||NAVEL-GALL, n. A bruise on the top of the chine of the back of a horse, behind the saddle.
||NAVEL-STRING, n. The umbilical cord. [See navel]
||NAVEL-WORT, n. A plant of the genus Cotyledon. It has the appearance of houseleek.
||NAVEL, n. The center of the lower part of the abdomen, or the point where the umbilical cord ...
||NAVEW, n. A plant of the genus Brassica. It has a spindle-shaped root, less than the turnep.
||NAVICULAR, a. [L., a little ship]1. Relating to small ships or boats. 2. Shaped like a boat; ...
||NAVIGABLE, a. [L. From navigo, to sail, from navis, a ship] To pass on water in ships; to sail. The ...
||NAVIGATE, v.t. 1. To pass over in ships; to sail on ; as to navigate the Atlantic.2. To steer, ...
||NAVIGATION, ppr. Passing on or over in sailing; steering and managing in sailing.NAVIGATION, n. 1. ...
||NAVIGATOR, n. One that navigates or sails; chiefly, one who directs the course of a ship, or one ...
||NAVY, n. [Gr. From to swim. To swim then is to move up and down.]1. A fleet of ships; an assemblage ...
||NAWL, n. An awl. [Not in use]
||NAY, adv. [a contracted word, to deny]1. No; a word that expresses negation.I tell you nay, but ...
||NAYWARD, n. Tendency to denial. [Not used]
||NAYWORD, n. A by-word; a proverbial reproach; a watch-word.
||NAZARITE, n. A jew who professed extraordinary purity of life and devotion.
||NAZARITISM, n. The doctrines of practice of the Nazarites.
||NE, not, is obsolete. We find it in early English writers, prefixed to other words; as nill, for ...
||NEAF, n. The fist.
||NEAL, v.t. To temper and reduce to a due consistence by heat. But neal is now rarely used. [See ...
||NEAP-TIDE, n. Low tide. [See Neap.]
||NEAP, n. [This word may belong to the root of neb, nib; nose] The tongue or pole of a cart, sled or ...
||NEAPED, BENEAPED, a. Left aground. A ship is said to be neaped, when left aground, particularly on ...
||NEAPOLITAN, a. Belonging to Naples, in Italy.
||NEAR, a. [This seems to be a contracted word, from nigher, the comparative of neh, nih or nieh; ...
||NEAREST, a. Shortest; most direct; as the nearest way to London. So we use nearer for shorter. ...
||NEARLY, adv. 1. At no great distance; not remotely.2. Closely; as two persons nearly related or ...
||NEARNESS, n. 1. Closeness; small distance. The nearness of a place to a market enhances the value ...
||NEAT, n. [Neat coincides with the root of need in elements, and if connected with it, the sense is ...
||NEATHERD, n. A person who has the care of cattle; a cow-keeper.
||NEATLY, adv. 1. With neatness; in a neat manner; in a cleanly manner; as a garment neatly washed.2. ...
||NEATNESS, n. 1. Exact cleanliness; entire freedom from foul matter; as the neatness of a floor or ...
||NEATRESS, n. [from neat, cattle] A female who takes care of cattle. [ Not used in the United ...
||NEB, n. [G. In the different dialects, it signifies a bill, beak, the nose, or the face, from ...
||NEBULAB, n. [fog, mist; Probably the primary sense is thick or mixed.]1. A dark spot, a film in the ...
||NEBULE, n . [fog, mist; Probably the primary sense is thick or mixed.]1. A dark spot, a film in the ...
||NEBULOSITY, n. [from nebulous.] The state of being cloudy or hazy.
||NEBULOUS, a. 1. Cloudy; hazy. 2. Resembling a small cloud or collection of vapors.
||NECESSARIAN,n. [See Necessary.] An advocate for the doctrine of philosophical necessity; more ...
||NECESSARIES, n. plu. [from necessary] Things necessary for some purpose; as the necessaries of ...
||NECESSARILY, adv.1. By necessity; in such a manner that it cannot be otherwise. Truth is ...
||NECESSARINESS, n. The state of being necessary.
||NECESSARY, a. 1. That must be; that cannot be otherwise; indispensably requisite. It is necessary ...
||NECESSITARIAN, n. One who maintains the doctrine of philosophical necessity in regard to the ...
||NECESSITATE, v.t. To make necessary or indispensable; to render unavoidable; to compel.The marquis ...
||NECESSITATED,pp. Made necessary, indispensable or unavoidable.
||NECESSITATING, ppr. Making necessary or indispensable.
||NECESSITATION, n. The act of making necessary; compulsion. [Little used]
||NECESSITIED, a. In a state of want. [ Not in use.]
||NECESSITOUS, a. 1.Very needy or indigent; pressed with poverty.There are multitudes of necessitous ...
||NECESSITOUSNESS, n. Extreme poverty or destitution of the means of living; pressing want.
||NECESSITUDE, n. Necessitousness; want. [ Not used.]
||NECESSITY, n. 1. That which must be and cannot be otherwise, or the cause of that which cannot be ...
||NECK, n. [G. This word is properly the nape or vertebrae of the neck behind, and is so rendered in ...
||NECKATEE,n . A gorget; a kerchief for a womans neck. [Not in use.]
||NECKBEEF, n. The coarse flesh of the neck of cattle, sold at a low price.As cheap as neckbeef.
||NECKED, a. Having a neck ; as in stiff-necked.
||NECKERCHIEF, n. A gorget; a kerchief for a womans neck. [ Not in use.]
||NECKLACE, n. A string of beads or precious stones, worn by women on the neck.
||NECKLACED, a. Marked as with a necklace.
||NECKLAND, n. A neck or long tract of land.
||NECKVERSE, n. The verse formerly read to entitle a party to the benefit of clergy, said to be the ...
||NECKWEED, n. Hemp; in ridicule.
||NECROLOGICAL, a. Pertaining to or giving an account of the dead or of deaths.
||NECROLOGIST, n. One who gives an account of deaths.
||NECROLOGY, n. [dead, and discourse] An account of the dead or of deaths; a register of deaths.
||NECROMANCER, n. [See Necromancy.] One who pretends to foretell future events by holding converse ...
||NECROMANCY, n. [Gr. Dead, and divination.]1. The art of revealing future events by means of a ...
||NECROMANTIC, a. Pertaining to necromancy; performed by necromancy.NECROMANTIC, n. Trick; ...
||NECROMANTICALLY, adv. By necromancy or the black art; by conjuration.
||NECRONITE, n. [Gr., dead] Fetid feldspar, a mineral which when struck or pounded, exhales a fetid ...
||NECTAR, n. 1. In fabulous history and poetry, the drink of the gods; hence,2. A very sweet and ...
||NECTAREAN, a. Resembling nectar; very sweet and pleasant.The juice nectareous and the balmy dew.
||NECTARED, a. Imbued with nectar; mingled with nectar; abounding with nectar.
||NECTARIAL, a. Pertaining to the nectary of a plant.Stamens inserted into the margin of a glandulous ...
||NECTARIFEROUS, a. [L., to bear] Producing nectar or nomus; as a nectariferous glandule.
||NECTARINE, a. Sweet as nectar.NECTARINE, n. A fruit, a variety of the peach with a smooth rind.
||NECTARIZE, v.t. To sweeten.
||NECTAROUS, a. Sweet as nectar.
||NECTARY, n. In botany, the melliferous part of a vegetable, peculiar to the flower. It usually ...
||NEDDER, n. An adder.
||NEED, n. [to be in want. The primary sense is to press.]1. Want; occasion for something; necessity; ...
||NEEDED, pp. Wanted.
||NEEDER, n. One that wants.
||NEEDFUL, a. Necessary, as supply or relief; requisite.All things needful for defense abound.
||NEEDFULLY, adv. Necessarily.
||NEEDILY, adv. [from needy] In want or poverty.
||NEEDINESS, n. [from needy] Want; poverty; indigence.
||NEEDING, ppr. Wanting; requiring, as supply or relief.
||NEEDLE-FISH, n. A fish of the genus Syngnathus. The middle of the body is hexangular. Also, the ...
||NEEDLE-MAKER, n. One who manufactures needles.
||NEEDLE-ORE, n. Acicular bismuth glance.
||NEEDLE-SHELL, n. The sea-urchin.
||NEEDLE-STONE, n. A mineral of the zeolite family.
||NEEDLE-ZEOLITE, n. A species of zeolite of a grayish white color.
||NEEDLE, n. [G. something sharp or pointed. It may be allied to nettle.]1. A small instrument of ...
||NEEDLEFUL, n. As much thread as is put at once in a needle.
||NEEDLER, n. One who manufactures needles.
||NEEDLESS, a. 1. Not wanted; unnecessary; not requisite; as needless labor; needless expenses.2. Not ...
||NEEDLESSLY, adv. Without necessity.
||NEEDLESSNESS, n. Unnecessariness.
||NEEDLEWORK, n. Work executed with a needle; or the business of a seamstress. It is used ...
||NEEDMENT, n. Something needed or wanted. [Not used.]
||NEEDS, adv. Necessarily; indispensably; generally used with must.
||NEEDY, a. Necessitous; indigent; very poor; distressed by want of the means of living.To relieve ...
||NEER, a contraction of never.
||NEESE, v.i. To sneeze [See sneeze, which is formed on this word.]
||NEESEWORT, n. A plant.
||NEESING, n. A sneezing.
||NEF, n. The nave of a church. [Not used. See Nave.]
||NEFANDOUS, a. [L. Unlawful, or to utter.] Wicked in the extreme; abominable; atrociously sinful or ...
||NEFARIOUSLY, adv. With extreme wickedness; abominably.
||NEGATION, n. [L. The sense is to thrust, to stop or repel; for in Italian, negare is to deny, and ...
||NEGATIVE, a. 1. Implying denial or negation; opposed to affirmative, as a negative proposition is ...
||NEGATIVELY, adv.1. With or by denial; as, he answered negatively.2. In the form of speech implying ...
||NEGATORY, a. That denies; belonging to negation. [Little used.]
||NEGBOOR, n. 1. One who lives near another. In large towns, a neighbor is one who lives within a ...
||NEGER, n. [L. niger] A black person; one of the African race.
||NEGLECT, v.t. [G. To let, to leave, to suffer to pass. The sense of the latter words then is to ...
||NEGLECTED, pp. Omitted to be done; slighted; disregarded.
||NEGLECTER, n. One that neglects.
||NEGLECTFUL, a. 1. Heedless; careless; inattentive.2. Accustomed or apt to omit what may or ought to ...
||NEGLECTFULLY, adv. With neglect; with heedless inattention; with careless indifference.
||NEGLECTING, ppr. Omitting; passing by; forbearing to do; slighting; treating with indifference.
||NEGLECTINGLY, adv. Carelessly; heedlessly.
||NEGLECTION, n. The state of being negligent. [Not used.]
||NEGLECTIVE, a. Inattentive; regardless of. [Little used.]
||NEGLIGEE, n. A kind of gown formerly worn.
||NEGLIGENCE, n. 1. Neglect; omission to do; more generally, 2. Habitual omission of that which ought ...
||NEGLIGENT, a. 1. Careless; heedless; apt or accustomed to omit what ought to be done; inattentive ...
||NEGLIGENTLY, adv. 1. Carelessly; heedlessly; without exactness; as a person negligently dressed; a ...
||NEGOTIABILITY, n. The quality of being negotiable or transferable by indorsement.
||NEGOTIABLE, a. [from negotiate] That may be transferred by assignment or indorsement; that may be ...
||NEGOTIANT, n. One who negotiates; a negotiator. [Not used.]
||NEGOTIATE, v.i. [ L. An errand, business; to go on errands, to negotiate.]1. To transact business; ...
||NEGOTIATED, pp. Procured or obtained by agreement with another; sold or transferred for a valuable ...
||NEGOTIATING, ppr. Treating with; transacting business.
||NEGOTIATION, n. 1. The act of negotiating; the transacting of business in traffick; the treating ...
||NEGOTIATOR, n. One that negotiates; one that treats with others either as principal or agent, in ...
||NEGRESS, n. [See Negro.] A female of the black race of Africa.
||NEGRO, n. [It is remarkable that our common people retain the exact Latin pronunciation of this ...
||NEGUS, n . A liquor made of wine, water, sugar, nutmeg and lemon juice; so called, it is said, ...
||NEIF, n. 1. The neaf or fist. [Not used.]2. A slave. [Not used.]
||NEIGH, v.i. [signifies to jar or quarrel; a sharp noise.] To utter the voice of a horse, expressive ...
||NEIGHBOR, n. 1. One who lives near another. In large towns, a neighbor is one who lives within a ...
||NEIGHBORHOOD, n. 1. A place near; vicinity; the adjoining district or any place not distant. He ...
||NEIGHBORING, a. Living or being near; as the neighboring inhabitants; neighboring countries or ...
||NEIGHBORLINESS, n. State or quality of being neighborly.
||NEIGHBORLY, a.1. Becoming a neighbor; kind; civil.Judge if this be neighborly dealing.2. ...
||NEIGHBORSHIP, n. State of being neighbors. [Not in use.]
||NEITHER, n. [Compound pronoun, pronominal adjective, or a substitute, and not either, or not other. ...
||NEMOLITE, n. An arborized stone.
||NEMORAL, a. Pertaining to a wood or grove.
||NEMOROUS, a. Woody.
||NEMPNE, v.t. To call.
||NENIA, n. A funeral song; an elegy.
||NENUPHAR, n. The water lily or water rose, a species of Nymphaea.
||NEODAMODE, n. In ancient Greece, a person newly admitted to citizenship.
||NEOLOGIC, a. Pertaining to neology; employing new words.
||NEOLOGICAL, a. Pertaining to neology; employing new words.
||NEOLOGISM, n. A new word or expression.
||NEOLOGIST, n. One who introduces new words into a language. Lavoisier has been a successful ...
||NEOLOGY, n. The introduction of a new word or of new words into a language. The present ...
||NEONOMIAN, n. One who advocates new laws, or desires Gods law to be altered.
||NEOPHYTE, n.1. A new convert or proselyte; a name given by the early Christians to such heathens as ...
||NEOTERIC, a. [Gr. Young, from new] New; recent in origin; modern.
||NEOTERICAL, a. [Gr. Young, from new] New; recent in origin; modern.
||NEP, n. A plant of the genus Nepeta; catmint.
||NEPENTHE, n. [Gr. not, and grief.] A drug or medicine that drives away pain and grief. [Little ...
||NEPHELIN, n. [Gr. A cloud] A mineral found mixed with other substances, primitive or volcanic, in ...
||NEPHELINE, n. [Gr. A cloud] A mineral found mixed with other substances, primitive or volcanic, in ...
||NEPHEW, n. 1. The son of a brother or sister.2. A grandson; also a descendant. [Not much used.]
||NEPHRITE, n. A mineral, a subspecies of jade, of a leek green color, massive and in rolled pieces. ...
||NEPHRITIC, a. [Gr. From the kidneys.]1. Pertaining to the kidneys or organs of urine; as a ...
||NEPHRITICAL, a. [Gr. From the kidneys.]1. Pertaining to the kidneys or organs of urine; as a ...
||NEPHRITIS, n. In medicine, an inflammation of the kidneys.
||NEPHROTOMY, n. [Gr. A kidney, to cut] In surgery, the operation of extracting a stone from the ...
||NEPOTISM, n. [from nephew]1. Fondness for nephews.2. Undue attachment to relations; favoritism ...
||NEPTUNIAN, a. [the fabled deity of the ocean.]1. Pertaining to the ocean or sea.2. Formed by water ...
||NEPTUNIST, n. One who adopts the theory that the whole earth was once covered with water, or rather ...
||NEREID, n. In mythology, a sea nymph. In ancient monuments, the Nereids are represented as riding ...
||NERFLING, n. A fresh water fish of Germany, of the lether-mouthed kind, and apparently a variety of ...
||NERITE, n. A genus of univalvular shells.
||NERITITE, n. A petrified shell of the genus Nerita.
||NERVE, n. 1. An organ of sensation and motion in animals. The nerves are prolongations of the ...
||NERVED, pp. 1. Armed with strength.2. In botany, having vessels simple and unbranched, extending ...
||NERVELESS, a. Destitute of strength; weak.
||NERVINE,a. That has the quality of relieving in disorders of the nerves.NERVINE, n. A medicine that ...
||NERVOSE, a. In botany [See Nerved, No.2]
||NERVOUS, a. 1. Strong; vigorous; as a nervous arm.2. Pertaining to the nerves; seated in or ...
||NERVOUSLY, adv. With strength or vigor.
||NERVOUSNESS, n. 1. Strength; force; vigor.2. The state of being composed of nerves.
||NERVY, a. Strong; vigorous.
||NESCIENCE, n. Want of knowledge; ignorance.
||NESH, a. Soft; tender; nice. [Not used.]
||NESS, a termination of appellatives, denotes state or quality, as in goodness, greatness.
||NEST, n. 1. The place or bed formed or used by a bird for incubation or the mansion of her young, ...
||NESTEGG, n. An egg left in the nest to prevent the hen from forsaking it.
||NESTLE, v.i. 1. To settle; to harbor; to lie close and snug, as a bird in her nest.The king-fisher ...
||NESTLING, n. 1. A young bird in the nest, or just taken from the nest.2. A nest.NESTLING, a. Newly ...
||NESTORIAN, n. A follower of Nestorius, a heretic of the fifth century, who taught that Christ was ...
||NET-WORK, n. A complication of threads, twine or cords united at certain distances, forming meshes, ...
||NET, n. 1. An instrument for catching fish and fowls, or wild beasts, formed with twine or thread ...
||NETHER, a. [This word is of the comparative degree; the positive occurs only in composition, as in ...
||NETHERMOST, a. Lowest; as the nethermost hell; the nethermost abyss.
||NETTING, n. 1. A piece of network.2. A complication of ropes fastened across each other, to be ...
||NETTLE-TREE, n. A tree of the genus Celtis whose leaves are deeply serrated, and end in a sharp ...
||NETTLE, n. A plant of the genus Urtica, whose prickles fret the skin and occasion very painful ...
||NETTLED, pp. Fretted; irritated.
||NETTLER, n. One that provokes, stings or irritates.
||NETTLING, ppr. Irritating; vexing.
||NEUROLOGICAL, a. [See Neurology.] Pertaining to neurolgy, or to a description of the nerves of ...
||NEUROLOGIST, n. One who describes the nerves of animals.
||NEUROLOGY,n. [Gr. A nerve, and discourse.] A description of the nerves of animal bodies, or the ...
||NEUROPTER, n. [Gr., a nerve, and a wing.] The neuropters are an order of insects having four ...
||NEUROPTERA, n. [Gr., a nerve, and a wing.] The neuropters are an order of insects having four ...
||NEUROPTERAL, a. Belonging to the order of neuropters.
||NEUROSPAST, n. [Gr. To draw with strings.] A puppet; a little figure put in motion.
||NEUROTIC, a. [Gr. A nerve.] Useful in disorders of the nerves.NEUROTIC, n. A medicine useful in the ...
||NEUROTOMICAL, a. [See Neurotomy.] Pertaining to the anatomy or dissection of the nerves.
||NEUROTOMIST, n. One who dissects the nerves.
||NEUROTOMY, n. [Gr. A nerve, and to cut.] 1. The dissection of a nerve.2. The art or practice of ...
||NEUTER, a. [L. not either.]1. Not adhering to either party; taking no part with either side, either ...
||NEUTRAL, a. [L. From neuter.]1. Not engaged on either side; not taking an active part with either ...
||NEUTRALIST, n. A neutral. [Little used.]
||NEUTRALITY, n. 1. The state of being unengaged in disputes or contests between others; the state ...
||NEUTRALIZATION, n. [from neutralize.]1. The act of neutralizing or destroying the peculiar ...
||NEUTRALIZE, v.t.1. To render neutral; to reduce to a state of indifference between different ...
||NEUTRALIZED, pp. Reduced to neutrality or indifference.
||NEUTRALIZER, n. That which neutralizes; that which destroys, disguises or renders inert the ...
||NEUTRALIZING, ppr. Destroying or rendering inert the peculiar properties of a substance; reducing ...
||NEUTRALLY, adv. Without taking part with either side; indifferently.
||NEVER, adv.1. Not ever; not at any time; at no time. It refers to the past or the future. This ...
||NEVERTHELESS, adv. Not the less; notwithstanding; that is, in opposition to any thing, or without ...
||NEW-FANGLED, a. [new and fangle.] New made; formed with the affectation of novelty; in ...
||NEW-FANGLEDNESS, n. Vain or affected fashion or form.
||NEW-FASHIONED, a. Made in a new form, or lately come into fashion.
||NEW-MODEL, v.t. To give a new form to.
||NEW-MODELED, a. Formed after a new model.
||NEW-MODELING, ppr. Giving a new form to.
||NEW, a. 1. Lately made, invented, produced or come into being; that has existed a short time only; ...
||NEWEL, n. In architecture, the upright post about which are formed winding stairs, or a cylinder of ...
||NEWING, n. Yeast or barm.
||NEWISH, a. Somewhat new; nearly new.
||NEWLY, adv.1. Lately; freshly; recently.He rubbd it oer with newly gathered mint.2. With a new ...
||NEWNESS, n. 1. Lateness of origin; recentness; state of being lately invented or produced; as the ...
||NEWS-MONGER, n. One that deals in news; one who employs much time in hearing and telling news.
||NEWS, n. [ From new; This word has a plural form, but is almost always united with a verb in the ...
||NEWSPAPER, n. A sheet of paper printed and distributed for conveying news; a public print that ...
||NEWT, n. A small lizard; an eft.
||NEWTONIAN, a. Pertaining to Sir Isaac Newton, or formed or discovered by him; as the Newtonian ...
||NEXT, a. 1. Nearest in place; that has no object intervening between it and some other; immediately ...
||NIAS, for an eyas, a young hawk.
||NIB, n. 1. The bill or beak of a fowl.2. The point of any thing, particularly of a pen.
||NIBBED, a. Having a nib or point.
||NIBBLE, v.t. [from nib.]1. To bite by little at a time; to eat slowly or in small bits. So sheep ...
||NIBBLER, n. One that bites a little at a time; a carper.
||NIBBLING, ppr. Biting in small bits; carping.
||NIBIL'IARY, n. [See Noble.] A history of noble families.
||NICE, a. [G. To eat dainties or sweetmeats]1. Properly, soft; whence, delicate; tender; dainty; ...
||NICELY, adv. 1. With delicate perception; as, to be nicely sensible.2. Accurately; exactly; with ...
||NICENE, a. Pertaining to Nice, a town of Asia Minor. The Nicene creed, was a summary of Christian ...
||NICENESS, n. 1. Delicacy of perception; the quality of perceiving small differences; as niceness of ...
||NICETY, n.1. Niceness; delicacy of perception.2. Excess of delicacy; fastidiousness; ...
||NICH, n. A cavity, hollow, or recess within the thickness of a wall, for a statue or bust.
||NICHE, n. A cavity, hollow, or recess within the thickness of a wall, for a statue or bust.
||NICK, n. In the northern mythology, an evil spirit of the saters; hence the modern vulgar phrase, ...
||NICKAR-TREE, n. A tree of the genus Guilandina, which grows in the western parts of the United ...
||NICKEL, n. A metal of a white or reddish white color, of great hardness, very difficult to be ...
||NICKELIC, a. The nickelic acid is a saturated combination of nickel and oxygen.
||NICKER, n. One who watches for opportunities to pilfer or practice knavery.
||NICKNAME, n. [G. To banter. Signifies to surname, to call by a name of reproach.] A name given in ...
||NICKNAMED, pp. Named in derision.
||NICKNAMING, ppr. Calling by a name in contempt or derision.
||NICOLAITAN, n. One of a sect in the ancient Christian church, so named from Nicolas, a deacon of ...
||NICOTIAN, a. Pertaining to or denoting tobacco; and as a noun, tobacco; so called from Nicot, who ...
||NICOTIN, n. The peculiar principle in the leaves of tobacco; a colorless substance of an acrid ...
||NICTATE, v.i. [L. to wink.] To wink.
||NICTATING, ppr. or a. Winking. The nictitating membrane is a thin membrane that covers and protects ...
||NICTATION, n. The act of winking.
||NICTITATING, ppr. or a. Winking. The nictitating membrane is a thin membrane that covers and ...
||NIDE, n. [L. A nest.] A brood; as a nide of pheasants.
||NIDGET, n. A dastard. [Not in use.]
||NIDIFICATE, v.i. [L. A nest.] To make a nest.
||NIDIFICATION, n. The act or operation of building a nest, and the hatching and feeding of young in ...
||NIDING, n. A despicable coward; a dastard.
||NIDOR, n. Scent, savor.
||NIDOROSITY, n. Eructation with the taste of undigested roast meat.
||NIDOROUS, a. Resembling the smell or taste of roasted meat.
||NIDULANT, a. [L. Nest.] In botany, nestling; lying loose in pulp or cotton, within a berry or ...
||NIDULATION, n. The time of remaining in the nest; as of a bird.
||NIDUS, n. [L.] A nest; a repository for the eggs of birds, insects, &c.
||NIECE, n. The daughter of a brother or sister.
||NIFLE, n. A trifle.
||NIGGARD, n. [straight, narrow; to haggle, to be sordidly parsimonious; exhibiting analogies similar ...
||NIGGARDISE, n. Niggardliness. [Not in use.]
||NIGGARDISH, a. Somewhat covetous or niggardly.
||NIGGARDLINESS, n. Mean covetousness; sordid parsimony; extreme avarice manifested in sparing ...
||NIGGARDLY, a. 1. Meanly covetous or avaricious; sordidly parsimonious; extremely sparing of ...
||NIGGARDNESS, n. Niggardliness. [Not used.]
||NIGGARDY, n. Niggardliness. [Not used.]
||NIGGLE, v.t. and I. To mock; to trifle with. [Not in use.]
||NIGH, a. [G. A preposition signifying to, on or after, that is, approaching, pressing on, making ...
||NIGHLY, adv. Nearly; within a little.A cube and a sphere nighly of the same bigness. [Not used.]
||NIGHNESS, n. Nearness; proximity in place, time or degree.
||NIGHT-ANGLING, n. The angling for or catching fish in the night.
||NIGHT-BIRD, n. A bird that flies only in the night.
||NIGHT-BORN, a. Produced in darkness.
||NIGHT-BRAWLER, n. One who excites brawls or makes a tumult at night.
||NIGHT-CAP, n. A cap worn in bed or in undress.
||NIGHT-CROW, n. A fowl that cries in the night.
||NIGHT-DEW, n. The dew formed in the night.
||NIGHT-DOG, n. A dog that hunts in the night; used by deer-stealers.
||NIGHT-DRESS, n. A dress worn at night.
||NIGHT-FARING, a. Traveling in the night.
||NIGHT-FIRE, n. 1. Ignis fatuus; Will with a wisp; Jack with a lantern.2. Fire burning in the night.
||NIGHT-FLY, n. An insect that flies in the night.
||NIGHT-FOUNDED, a. Lost or distressed in the night.
||NIGHT-GOWN, n. A loose gown used for undress.
||NIGHT-HAG, n. A witch supposed to wander in the night.
||NIGHT-MAN, n. One who removes filth from cities in the night.
||NIGHT-PIECE, n. A piece of painting so colored as to be supposed seen by candle-light.
||NIGHT-RAIL, n. A loose robe or garment worn over the dress at night. [Not used.]
||NIGHT-RAVEN, n. A fowl of ill omen that cries in the night.
||NIGHT-REST, n. Rest or repose at night.
||NIGHT-ROBBER, n. One that robs or steals in the night.
||NIGHT-RULE, n. A tumult or frolick in the night.
||NIGHT-SHINING, a. Shining in the night; luminous in darkness.
||NIGHT-SHRIEK, n. A shriek or outcry in the night.
||NIGHT-SPELL, n. A charm against accidents at night.
||NIGHT-TRIPPING, a. Tripping about in the night; as a night-tripping fairy.
||NIGHT-VISION, n. A vision at night. Daniel 2.
||NIGHT-WAKING, a. Watching in the night.
||NIGHT-WALK, n. A walk in the evening or night.
||NIGHT-WALKER, n. 1. One that walks in his sleep; a somnambulist.2. One that roves about in the ...
||NIGHT-WALKING, a. Roving in the night.NIGHT-WALKING, n. A roving in the streets at night with evil ...
||NIGHT-WANDERER, n. One roving at night.
||NIGHT-WANDERING, a. Wandering in the night.
||NIGHT-WARBLING, a. Warbling or singing in the night.
||NIGHT-WATCH, n. 1. A period in the night, as distinguished by the change of the watch. ...
||NIGHT-WATCHER, n. One that watches in the night with evil designs.
||NIGHT-WITCH, n. A night hag; a witch that appears in the night.
||NIGHT, n. [The sense may be dark, black, or it may be the decline of the day, from declining, ...
||NIGHTED, a. Darkened; clouded; black. [Little used.]
||NIGHTFALL, n. The close of the day; evening.
||NIGHTINGALE, n. 1. A small bird that sings at night, of the genus Motacilla; Philomela or ...
||NIGHTISH, a. Pertaining to night, or attached to the night.
||NIGHTLY, a. 1. Done by night; happening in the night, or appearing in the night; as nightly sports; ...
||NIGHTMAR, n. Incubus; a sensation in sleep resembling the pressure of a weight on the breast or ...
||NIGHTSHADE, n. A plant of the genus Solanum. The deadly nightshade is of the genus Atropa; the ...
||NIGHTWARD, a. Approaching towards night.
||NIGRES'CENT, a. [L. to grow black.] Growing black; changing to a black color; approaching to ...
||NIG'RIN, n. An ore of titanium, found in black grains or rolled pieces.
||NIG'RINE, n. An ore of titanium, found in black grains or rolled pieces.
||NIHIL'ITY, n. Nothingness; a state of being nothing.
||NILL, v.t. Not to will; to refuse; to reject.NILL, v.i. To be unwilling.NILL, n. The shining sparks ...
||NILOM'ETER, n. An instrument for measuring the rise of water in the Nile during the flood.
||NIM, v.t. To take; to steal; to filch.
||NIM'BLE-FOOTED, a. Running with speed; light of foot.
||NIM'BLE-WITTED, a. Quick; ready to speak.
||NIM'BLE, a. Light and quick in motion; moving with ease and celerity; lively; swift. It is applied ...
||NIM'BLENESS, n. Lightness and agility in motion; quickness; celerity; speed; swiftness. It implies ...
||NIM'BLESS, n. Nimbleness.
||NIM'BLY, adv. With agility; with light, quick motion.He capers nimbly in a lady's chamber.
||NIM'IETY, n. The state of being too much. [Not in use.]
||NIM'MER, n. A thief. [Not in use.]
||NIN'COMPOOP, n. [said to be a corruption of L. non compos, not of sound mind.] A fool; a blockhead; ...
||NI'NE-FOLD, a. Nine times repeated.
||NI'NE-HOLES, n A game in which holes are made in the ground, into which a pellet is to be bowled.
||NI'NE-PENCE, n. A silver coin of the value of nine pence.
||NI'NE-PINS, n. A play with nine pins or sharpened pieces of wood set on end, at which a bowl is ...
||NI'NE-SCORE, n. The number of nine times twenty.
||NINE, a. Denoting the number composed of eight and one; as nine men; nine days.NINE, n. The number ...
||NI'NETEEN, a. Noting the number of nine and ten united; as nineteen years.
||NI'NETEENTH, a. The ordinal of nineteen; designating nineteen.
||NI'NETIETH, a. The ordinal of ninety.
||NI'NETY, a. Nine times ten; as ninety years.
||NIN'NY, n. A fool; a simpleton.
||NINTH, a. The ordinal of nine; designating the number nine, the next preceding ten; as the ninth ...
||NIP, v.t. [G. a nipping tool; to nip, to cut off, to pinch.]1. To cut, bite or pinch off the end or ...
||NIP'PED, pp. Pinched; bit; cropped; blasted.
||NIP'PER, n. 1. A satirist. [Not used.]2. A fore tooth of a horse. The nippers are four.
||NIP'PERS, n. Small pinchers.
||NIP'PING, ppr. Pinching; pinching off; biting off the end; cropping; clipping; blasting; killing.
||NIP'PINGLY, adv. With bitter sarcasm.
||NIP'PLE, n. 1. A teat; a dug; the spungy protuberance by which milk is drawn from the breasts of ...
||NIP'PLEWORT, n. A plant of the genus Lapsana.
||NIPT, pp. Pinched; bit; cropped; blasted.
||NIS'AN, n. A month of the Jewish calendar, the first month of the sacred year and seventh of the ...
||NISIPRIUS, n. In law, a writ which lies in cases where the jury being impaneled and returned before ...
||NIT, n. The egg of a louse or other small insect.
||NI'TENCY, n. [L. to shine.]1. Brightness; luster. [Little used.]2. [L. to strive.] Endeavor; ...
||NI'TER, n. [In Hebrew, the verb under which this word appears signifies to spring, leap, shake, and ...
||NITH'ING, n. A coward; a dastard; a poltroon. [See Niding.]
||NIT'ID, a. 1. Bright; lustrous; shining.2. Gay; spruce; fine; applied to persons. [Little used.]
||NI'TRATE, n. A salt formed by the union of the nitric acid with a base; as nitrate of soda.
||NI'TRATED, a. Combined with niter.
||NI'TRIC, a. Impregnated with niter. Nitric acid is the acid saturated with oxygen, or an acid ...
||NITRIFICATION, n. The process of forming niter.
||NITRIFY, v.t. [L.] To form into niter.
||NI'TRITE, n. A salt formed by the combination of the nitrous acid with a base.
||NITRO-MURIAT'IC, a. Partaking of niter and muria or sea-salt. The nitro-muriatic acid is a ...
||NI'TROGEN, n. [Gr. to produce.] The element of niter; that which produces niter; that element or ...
||NITROG'ENOUS, a. Pertaining to nitrogen; producing niter.
||NITROLEU'CIC, a. Designating an acid obtained from leucine acted on by niter.
||NITROM'ETER, n. [Gr. to measure.] An instrument for ascertaining the quality or value of niter.
||NI'TROUS, a. Pertaining to niter; partaking of the qualities of niter, or resembling it. Nitrous ...
||NI'TRY, a. Nitrous; pertaining to niter; producing niter.
||NIT'TER, n. [from nit.] The horse bee that deposits nits on horses.
||NIT'TILY, adv. [from nitty.] Lousily. [Not used.]
||NIT'TY, a. [from nit.] Full of nits; abounding with nits.
||NI'VAL, a. [L. snow.] Abounding with snow; snowy.
||NI'VEOUS, a. Snowy; resembling snow; partaking of the qualities of snow.
||NO. an abbreviation of number.
||NOBIL'ITATE, v.t. [See Noble.] To make noble; to ennoble.
||NOBILITA'TION, n. The act of making noble.
||NOBIL'ITY, n. 1. Dignity of mind; greatness; grandeur; that elevation of soul which comprehends ...
||NO'BLE, a. 1. Great; elevated; dignified; being above every thing that can dishonor reputation; as ...
||NO'BLENESS, n. 1. Greatness; dignity; ingenuousness; magnanimity; elevation of mind or of ...
||NOBLESS', n. 1. The nobility; persons of noble rank collectively, including males and females.2. ...
||NO'BLEWOMAN, n. A female of noble rank.
||NO'BLY, adv. 1. Of noble extraction; descended from a family of rank; as nobly born or descended.2. ...
||NO'BODY, n. [no and body.] No person; no one.
||NO'CENT, a. [L. to hurt, from striking.] Hurtful; mischievous; injurious; doing hurt; as nocent ...
||NO'CIVE, a. Hurtful; injurious.
||NOCK, n. A notch. [See Notch.]NOCK, v.t. To place in the notch.
||NOCTAMBULA'TION, n. [L. night, to walk.] A rising from bed and walking in sleep.
||NOCTAM'BULIST, n. One who rises from bed and walks in his sleep. Arbuthnot uses noctambulo in the ...
||NOCTID'IAL, a. [L. night, and dies, day.] Comprising a night and a day. [Little used.]
||NOCTIF'EROUS, a. [L. night, and to bring.] Bringing night. [Not used.]
||NOCTIL'UCA, n. [L. night, and to shine.] A species of phosphorus which shines in darkness without ...
||NOCTIL'UCOUS, a. Shining in the night.
||NOCTIV'AGANT, a. [L. night, and to wander.] Wandering in the night.
||NOCTIVAGA'TION, n. A roving in the night.
||NOC'TUARY, n. [from L. night.] An account of what passes in the night.
||NOC'TULE, n. [from L. night.] A large species of bat.
||NOC'TURN, n. [L. by night.] An office of devotion, or religious service by night.
||NOCTURN'AL, a. [L. night.]1. Pertaining to night; as nocturnal darkness.2. Done or happening at ...
||NOCUMENT, n. [L. To hurt.] Harm.
||NOD, v.i. [Gr. contracted; a nod; to nod, to beckon, a leap a spring; to leap, to throb or beat, as ...
||NODATED, a. Knotted. A nodated hyperbola is one that by turning round crosses itself.
||NODATION, n. [L. To tie.] The act of making a knot, or state of being knotted. [Little used.]
||NODDEN, a. Bent; inclined. [Not in use.]
||NODDER, n. One who nods; a drowsy person.
||NODDING, ppr. Inclining the head with a short quick motion.
||NODDLE, n. [L. A lump; or from nod.] The head; in contempt.Come, master, I have a project in my ...
||NODDY, n. 1. A simpleton; a fool.2. A fowl of the genus Sterna, very simple and easily taken.3. A ...
||NODE, n. 1. Properly, a knot; a knob; hence, 2. In surgery, a swelling of the periosteum, tendons ...
||NODOSE, a. [L. Knot.] Knotted; having knots or swelling joints.
||NODOSITY, n. Knottiness.
||NODOUS, a. Knotty; full of knots.
||NODULAR, a. Pertaining to or in the form of a nodule or knot.
||NODULE, n. A little knot or lump.
||NODULED, a. Having little knots or lumps.
||NOG, n. A little pot; also, ale.
||NOGGEN, a. Hard; rough; harsh. [Not used.]
||NOGGIN, n. A small mug or wooden cup.
||NOGGING, n. A partition of scantlings filled with bricks.
||NOIANCE, n. [See Annoy.] Annoyance; trouble; mischief; inconvenience. [Not used.]
||NOIE, for annoy is not in use.
||NOIER, for annoyer is not in use.
||NOIOUS, for troublesome is not in use.
||NOISE-MAKER, n. One who makes a clamor.
||NOISE, n. 1. Sound of any kind, or proceeding from any cause, as the sound made by the organs of ...
||NOISED, pp. Spread by report; much talked of.
||NOISEFUL, a. Loud; clamorous; making much noise or talk.
||NOISELESS, a. Making no noise or bustle; silent; as the noiseless foot of time.So noiseless would I ...
||NOISILY, adv. With noise; with making a noise.
||NOISINESS, n. The state of being noisy; loudness of sound; clamorousness.
||NOISING, ppr. Spreading by report.
||NOISOME, a. 1. Noxious to health; hurtful; mischievous; unwholesome; insalubrious; destructive; as ...
||NOISOMELY, adv. With a fetid stench; with an infectious steam.
||NOISOMENESS, n. Offensiveness to the smell; quality that disgusts.
||NOISY1. Making a loud sound.2. Clamorous; turbulent; as the noisy crowd.3. Full of noise.O leave ...
||NOLI-ME-TANGERE, n. [L. Touch me not.]1. A plant of the genus Impatiens, called also balsamine; ...
||NOLITION, n. Unwillingness; opposed to volition. [Little used.]
||NOLL, n. The head; the noddle. [Not used.]
||NOMAD, n. [Gr. Living on pasturage, to distribute or divide, to feed. This verb is connected with ...
||NOMADIC, a. Pastoral; subsisting by the tending of cattle, and wandering for the sake of pasturage; ...
||NOMADIZE, v.i. To wander with flocks and herds for the sake of finding pasturage; to subsist by the ...
||NOMADIZING, ppr. Leading a pastoral life and wandering or removing from place to place for the sake ...
||NOMANCY, n. [Gr. Name, and divination.] The art or practice of divining the destiny of persons by ...
||NOMBLES, n. The entrails of a deer.
||NOMBRIL, n. The center of an escutcheon.
||NOME, n. 1. A province or tract of country; an Egyptian government or division.2. In the ancient ...
||NOMENCLATOR1. A person who calls things or persons by their names. In Rome, candidates for office ...
||NOMENCLATRESS, n. A female nomenclator.
||NOMENCLATURAL, a. Pertaining or according to a nomenclature.
||NOMENCLATURE, n. [See Nomenclator.]1. A list or catalogue of the more usual and important words in ...
||NOMIAL, n. A single name or term in mathematics.
||NOMINAL, a. 1. Titular; existing in name only; as , a nominal distinction or difference is a ...
||NOMINALIST, n. The Nominalists were a sect of school philosophers, the disciples of Ocham or ...
||NOMINALIZE, v.t. To convert into a noun. [Not in use and ill formed.]
||NOMINALLY, adv. By name or in name only.
||NOMINATE, v.t. [L. Name. See Name.]1. To name; to mention by name.2. To call; to entitle; to ...
||NOMINATED, pp. Named; mentioned by name; designated or proposed for an office or for election.
||NOMINATELY, adv. By name; particularly.
||NOMINATING, ppr. Naming; proposing for an office or for choice by name.
||NOMINATION, n. 1. The act of naming or of nominating; the act of proposing by name for an office.2. ...
||NOMINATIVE, a. Pertaining to the name which precedes a verb, or to the first case of nouns; as the ...
||NOMINATOR, n. One that nominates.
||NOMINEE, n. 1. In law, the person who is named to receive a copy-hold estate on surrender of it to ...
||NOMOTHETIC, a. Legislative; enacting laws.
||NOMOTHETICAL, a. Legislative; enacting laws.
||NON-ABILITY, n. A want of ability; in law, an exception taken against a plaintiff in a cause, when ...
||NON-APPEARANCE, n. Default of appearance, as in court, to prosecute or defend.
||NON-APPOINTMENT, n. Neglect of appointment.
||NON-ATTENDANCE, n. A failure to attend; omission of attendance.
||NON-ATTENTION, n. Inattention.
||NON-BITUMINOUS, a. Containing no bitumen.
||NON-CLAIM, n. A failure to make claim within the time limited by law; omission of claim.
||NON-COMMUNION, n. Neglect or failure of communion.
||NON-COMPLIANCE, n. Neglect or failure of compliance.
||NON-COMPLYING, a. Neglecting or refusing to comply.Non compos mentis, or non compose, [L.] not of ...
||NON-CONDUCTING, a. Not conducting; not transmitting another fluid. Thus in electricity, wax is a ...
||NON-CONDUCTION, a. Not conducting; not transmitting another fluid. Thus in electricity, wax is a ...
||NON-CONDUCTOR, n. A substance which does not conduct, that is, transmit another substance or fluid, ...
||NON-CONFORMIST, n. One who neglects or refuses to conform to the rites and mode of worship of an ...
||NON-CONFORMITY, n. 1. Neglect or failure of conformity.2. The neglect or refusal to unite with an ...
||NON-CONTAGIOUS, a. Not contagious.
||NON-CONTAGIOUSNESS, n. The quality or state of being not communicable from a diseased to a healthy ...
||NON-COTEMPORANEOUS, a. Not being cotemporary, or not of cotemprary origin.
||NON-DESCRIPT, a. [L. Not, non, and described.] That has not been described.NON-DESCRIPT, n. Any ...
||NON-ELECT, n. [L. non, not, and elected.] One who is not elected or chosen to salvation.
||NON-ELECTRIC, a. Conducting the electric fluid.NON-ELECTRIC, n. A substance that is not an ...
||NON-EMPHATIC, a. Having no emphasis; unemphatic.
||NON-EMPHATICAL, a. Having no emphasis; unemphatic.
||NON-ENTITY, n. 1. Non-existence; the negation of being.2. A thing not existing.There was no such ...
||NON-EPISCOPAL, a. Not episcopal; not of the episcopal church or denomination.
||NON-EPISCOPALIAN, n. One who does not belong to the episcopal church or denomination.
||NON-ESSENTIAL, n. Non-essentials are things not essential to a particular purpose.
||NON-EXECUTION, n. Neglect of execution; non-performance.
||NON-EXISTENCE, n. 1. Absence of existence; the negation of being.2. A thing that has no existence ...
||NON-EXPORTATION, n. A failure of exportation; a not exporting goods or commodities.
||NON-IMPORTATION, n. Want or failure of importation; a not importing goods.
||NON-JURING, a. [L. Non, not, and to swear.] Not swearing allegiance; an epithet applied to the ...
||NON-JUROR, n. In Great Britain, one who refused to take the oath of allegiance to the government ...
||NON-MANUFACTURING, a. Not carrying on manufactures; as non-manufacturing states.
||NON-METALLIC, a. Not consisting of metal.
||NON-NATURALS, n. In medicine, things which, by the abuse of them, become the causes of disease, as ...
||NON-OBSERVANCE, n. Neglect or failure to observe or fulfill.Non obstante, [L. Notwithstanding,] a ...
||NON-PA'YMENT, n. Neglect of payment.
||NON-PONDEROS'ITY, n. Destitution of weight; levity.
||NON-PON'DEROUS, a. Having no weight.
||NON-PRODUCTION, n. A failure to produce or exhibit.
||NON-PROFI'CIENCY, n. Failure to make progress.
||NON-PROFI'CIENT, n. One who has failed to improve or make progress in any study or pursuit.Non ...
||NON-REG'ARDANCE, n. Want of due regard.
||NON-RENDI'TION, n. Neglect of rendition; the not rendering what is due.The non-payment of a debt, ...
||NON-RESEM'BLANCE, n. Unlikeness; dissimilarity.
||NON-RES'IDENCE, n. Failure or neglect of residing at the place where one is stationed, or where ...
||NON-RES'IDENT, a. Not residing in a particular place, on one's own estate, or in one's proper ...
||NON-RESIST'ANCE, n. The omission of resistance; passive obedience; submission to authority, power ...
||NON-RESIST'ANT, a. Making no resistance to power or oppression.
||NON-SA'NE, a. [L. non, not, and sound.] Unsound; not perfect; as a person of nonsane memory.
||NON-SOLU'TION, n. Failure of solution or explanation.
||NON-SOLV'ENCY, n. Inablility to pay debts.
||NON-SOLV'ENT, a. Not able to pay debts; insolvent.
||NON-SPARING, a. Sparing none; alldestroying; merciless.
||NON-USANCE, n. Neglect of use.
||NON-USER, n.1. A not using; failure to use; neglect of official duty; default of performing the ...
||NON, adv. [L.] Not. This word is used in the English language as a prefix only, for giving a ...
||NONAGE, n. [non, not, and age] Minority; the time of life before a person, according to the laws of ...
||NONAGESIMAL, a. [L. Ninetieth.] Noting the 90th degree of the ecliptic; being in the highest point ...
||NONAGON, n. [L. Nine, and Gr. an angle.] A figure having nine sides and nine angles.
||NONCE, n. Purpose; intent; design. [Not in use.]
||NONE, a. 1. Not one; used of persons or things.There is none that doeth good; no, not one. Psalm ...
||NONES, n. 1. In the Roman calendar, the fifth day of the months January, February, April, June, ...
||NONESUCH, n. 1. An extraordinary thing; a thing that has not its equal.2. A plant of the genus ...
||NONILLION, n. [L. Nine and million] The number of nine million millions.
||NONPAREIL, n. nonparel'. 1. Excellence unequaled.2. A sort of apple.3. A sort of printing type very ...
||NON'PLUS, n. [L. not, and plus, more, further.] Puzzle; insuperable difficulty; a state in which ...
||NON'SENSE, n. 1. No sense; words or language which have no meaning, or which convey no just ideas; ...
||NONSENS'ICAL, a. Unmeaning; absurd; foolish.
||NONSENS'ICALLY, adv. Absurdly; without meaning.
||NONSENS'ICALNESS, n. Jargon; absurdity; that which conveys no proper ideas.
||NONSENS'ITIVE, a. Wanting sense or perception.
||NONSUCH. [See Nonesuch.]
||NON'SUIT, n. In law, the default, neglect or non-appearance of the plaintiff in a suit, when called ...
||NON'SUITED, pp. Adjudged to have deserted the suit by default of appearance; as a plaintiff.
||NON'SUITING, ppr. Adjudging to have abandoned the suit by non-appearance or other neglect; as a ...
||NOO'DLE, n. A simpleton. [A vulgar word.]
||NOOK, n. [See Nich.] A corner; a narrow place formed by an angle in bodies or between bodies; as a ...
||NOON, n. [ said to be from naw, that is up or ultimate, that limits, also nine. I has been ...
||NOON'DAY, n. Mid-day; twelve o'clock in the day.NOON'DAY, a. Pertaining to mid-day; meridional; as ...
||NOON'ING, n. Repose at noon; sometimes, repast at noon.
||NOON'STEAD, n. The station of the sun at noon.
||NOON'TIDE, n. [See Tide, which signifies time.] The time of noon; mid-day.NOON'TIDE, a. Pertaining ...
||NOOSE, n. A running knot, which binds the closer the more it is drawn.Where the hangman does ...
||NO'PAL, n. A Plant of the genus Cactus, from which the cochineal is collected in Mexico; Indian fig ...
||NOPE, n. A provincial name for the bullfinch or red tail.
||NOR, connective. [ne and or.] 1. A word that denies ro renders negative the second or subsequent ...
||NOR'MAL, a. [L. a square, a rule.]1. According to a square or rule; perpendicular; forming a right ...
||NOR'MAN, n. In seamen's language, a short wooden bar to be thrust into a hole of the windlass, on ...
||NOR'ROY, n. [north and roy, north king.] The title of the third of the three kings at arms or ...
||NORTH, n. [I know not the origin of this word, nor its primary sense. It may have been applied ...
||NORTHE'AST, n. The point between the north and east, at an equal distance from each.NORTHE'AST, a. ...
||NORTH'ERLY, a. Being towards the north, or nearer towards the north than to any other cardinal ...
||NORTH'ERN, a. 1. Being in the north, or nearer to that point than to the east or west.2. In a ...
||NORTH'ERNLY, adv. Toward the north. [Not used.]
||NORTH'ING, n. 1. The motion or distance of a planet from the equator northward.As the tides of the ...
||NORTH'WARD, a. Being towards the north, or nearer to the north than to the east and west ...
||NORTHWEST', n. The point in the horizon between the north and west, and equally distant from ...
||NORTHWEST'ERN, a. Pertaining to or being in the northwest, or in a direction to the northwest; as a ...
||NORWE'GIAN, a. Belonging to Norway.NORWE'GIAN, n. A native of Norway.
||NO'SE-FISH, n. A fish of the lether-mouthed kind, with a flat blunt snout; called also broad-snout.
||NO'SE-SMART, n. A plant, nasturtium; cresses.
||NOSE, n. 1. The prominent part of the face which is the organ of smell, consisting of two similar ...
||NO'SEBLEED, n. 1. A hemorrhage or bleeding at the nose.2. A plant of the genus Achillea.
||NO'SED, a. 1. Having a nose; as in long-nosed.2. Having sagacity.
||NO'SEGAY, n. A bunch of flowers used to regale the sense of smelling.As on the nosegay in her ...
||NO'SELESS, a. Destitute of a nose.
||NOSETHRIL. [See Nostril.]
||NOS'LE, n. [from nose.] A little nose; the extremity of a thing; as the nosle of a bellows. [See ...
||NOSOLOG'ICAL, a. [See Nosology.] Pertaining to nosology, or a systematic classification of ...
||NOSOL'OGIST, n. One who classifies diseases, arranges them in order and gives them suitable names.
||NOSOL'OGY, n. [Gr. disease, and discourse.]1. A treatise on diseases, or a systematic arrangement ...
||NOSOPOET'IC, a. [Gr. disease, and to produce.] Producing diseases. [Little used.]
||NOS'TRIL, n. [Thyrl or thirel is an opening or perforation; thirlian, thyrlian, to bore, to ...
||NOS'TRUM, n. [L. from ours.] A medicine, the ingredients of which are kept secret for the purpose ...
||NOT, adv. [See Naught.]1. A word that expreses negation, denial or refusal; as, he will no go; will ...
||NOT'ABLE, a. [L. known; to know.] 1. Remarkable; worthy of notice; memorable; observable; ...
||NOT'ABLENESS, n. 1. Activity; industriousness; care. [Little used.]2. Remarkableness.
||NOT'ABLY, adv.1. Memorably; remarkably; eminently.2. With show of consequence or importance.
||NOTA'RIAL, a. [from notary.] 1. Pertaining to a notary; as a notarial seal; notarial evidence or ...
||NO'TARY, n. [L. known.]1. Primarily, a person employed to take notes of contracts, trials and ...
||NOTA'TION, n. [L. to mark.]1. The act or practice of recording any thing by marks, figures or ...
||NOTCH, n. [G. to crack or flaw. It seems to be the same word in origin as niche, nick.]1. A hollow ...
||NO'TE-BOOK, n. 1. A book in which memorandums are written.2. A book in which notes of hand are ...
||NOTE, for ne wote, knew not or could not.NOTE, n. [L. to know.]1. A mark or token; something by ...
||NO'TED, pp. 1. Set down in writing.2. Observed; noticed.3. Remarkable; much known by reputation or ...
||NO'TEDLY, adv. With observation or notice.
||NO'TEDNESS, n. Conspicuousness; eminence; celebrity.
||NO'TELESS, a. Not attracting notice; not conspicuous.
||NO'TER, n. One who takes notice; an annotator.
||NO'TEWORTHY, a. Worthy of observation or notice.
||NOTH'ING, n. [no and thing.] 1. Not any thing; not any being or existence; a word that denies the ...
||NOTH'INGNESS, n. 1. Nihility; non-existence.2. Nothing; a thing of no value.
||NO'TICE, n. 1. Observation by the eye or by the other senses. We take notice of objects passing or ...
||NO'TICEABLE, a. That may be observed; worthy of observation.
||NO'TICED, pp. Observed; seen; remarked; treated with attention.
||NO'TICING, ppr. Observing; seeing; regarding; remarking on; treating with attention.
||NOTIFICA'TION, n. [See Notify.]1. The act of notifying or giving notice; the act of making known, ...
||NO'TIFIED, pp. 1. Made known; applied to things. This design of the king was notified to the court ...
||NO'TIFY, v.t. [L. known, and to make.]1. To make known; to declare; to publish. The laws of God ...
||NO'TIFYING, ppr. Making known; giving notice to.
||NO'TION, n. [L. known; to know.]1. Conception; mental apprehension of whatever may be known or ...
||NO'TIONAL, a. 1. Imaginary; ideal; existing in idea only; visionary; fantastical.Notional good, by ...
||NOTIONAL'ITY, n. Empty ungrounded opinion. [Not used.]
||NO'TIONALLY, adv. In mental apprehension; in conception; not in reality.Two faculties notionally or ...
||NO'TIONIST, n. One who holds to an ungrounded opinion.
||NOTORI'ETY, n. [See Notorious.]1. Exposure to public knowledge; the state of being publicly or ...
||NOTO'RIOUS, a. [L. known.]1. Publicly knwon; manifest to the world; evident; usually, knwon to ...
||NOTO'RIOUSLY, adv. Publicly; openly; in a manner to be known or manifest.
||NOTO'RIOUSNESS, n. The state of being open or known; notoriety.
||NOTT, a. Shorn.
||NO'TUS, n. [L.] The south wind.
||NOT'WHEAT, n. [smooth, shorn.] Wheat not bearded.
||NOTWITHSTAND'ING, the participle of withstand, with not prefixed, and signifying not opposing; ...
||NOUGHT. See Naught.
||NOUL, n. The top of the head. [Not in use.]
||NOULD, ne would, would not.
||NOUN, n. [altered from L. name.] In grammar, a name; that sound or combination of sounds by which ...
||NOURISH, v.t. [G. to nourish, cannot be the same word unless they have lost a dental, which may ...
||NOURISHABLE, a. Susceptible of nourishment; as the nourishable parts of the body.
||NOURISHED, pp. Fed; supplied with nutriment; caused to grow.
||NOURISHER, n. The person or thing that nourishes.
||NOURISHING, ppr. 1. Feeding; supplying with aliment; supporting with food.2. Promoting growth; ...
||NOURISHMENT, n. 1. That which serves to promote the growth of animals or plants, or to repair the ...
||NOURITURE. [See Nurture.]
||NOURSLING. [See Nursling.]
||NOVAC'ULITE, n. [L. a razor.] Razor-stone; Turkey-hone; coticular shist; whet-slate, a variety of ...
||NOVA'TIAN, n. In church history, one of the sect of Novatus or Novatianus, who held that the lapsed ...
||NOVA'TIANISM, n. The opinions of the Novations.One Hypolitus, a Roman presbyter, had been seduced ...
||NOVATION. [See Innovation.]
||NOVATOR. [See Innovator.]
||NOV'EL, a. 1. New; of recent origin or intorduction; not ancient; hence, unusual; as a novel ...
||NOV'ELISM, n Innovation. [Little used.]
||NOV'ELIST, n. 1. An innovator; an asserter of novelty.2. A writer of a novel or of novels.3. A ...
||NOV'ELIZE, v.i. To innovate. [Not in use.]
||NOV'ELTY, n. Newness; recentness of origin or introduction.Novelty is the great parent of pleasure.
||NOVEM'BER, n. [L. from nine; the ninth month, according to the ancient Roman year, beginning in ...
||NO'VENARY, n. [nine.] The number nine; nine collectively.
||NO'VEN'NIAL, a. Done every ninth year.
||NOVER'CAL, a. [L. a step-mother.] Pertaining to a step-mother; suitable to a step-mother; in the ...
||NOV'ICE, n. [L. from new.]1. One who is new in any business; one unacquainted or unskilled; one in ...
||NOVI'TIATE, n. 1. The state or time or learning rudiments.2. In religious houses, a year or other ...
||NOVI'TIOUS, a. Newly invented. [Not used.]
||NOV'ITY, n. Newness. [Not used.]
||NOW, adv. 1. At the present time.I have a patient now living at an advanced age, who discharged ...
||NO'WAY, adv. [no and way.] In no manner or degree. [These can hardly be considered as compound ...
||NO'WAYS, adv. [no and way.] In no manner or degree. [These can hardly be considered as compound ...
||NOW'ED, a. Knotted; tied in a knot; used in heraldry.
||NOW'EL, n. A shout of joy or christmas song.
||NOWES, n. The marriage knot.
||NO'WHERE, adv. Not in any place or state. Happiness is nowhere to be found but in the practice of ...
||NO'WISE, adv. [no and wise; often by mistake written noways.] Not in any manner or degree.
||NOXIOUS, a. [L. from hurt.]1. Hurtful; harmful; baneful; pernicious; destructive; unwholesome; ...
||NOX'IOUSLY, adv. Hurtfully; perniciously.
||NOX'IOUSNESS, n. 1. Hurtfulness; the quality that injures, impairs or destroys; insalubrity; as the ...
||NOYAU, n. A rich cordial.
||NOZ'LE, n. [from nose.] The nose; the extremity of any thing; the snout.
||NOZ'ZLE, n. [from nose.] The nose; the extremity of any thing; the snout.
||NUB'BLE, v.t. [for knubble, from knob, the fist.] To beat or bruise with the fist. [Not used.]
||NUBIF'EROUS, a. [L. a cloud or fog, and to produce.] Brining or producing clouds.
||NU'BILE, a. [L. to marry.] Marriageable; of an age suitable for marriage.
||NU'BILOUS, a. Cloudy.
||NUCIF'EROUS, a. [L. nut and to bear.] Bearing or producing nuts.
||NU'CLEUS, n. [L. a nut.]1. Properly, the kernel of a nut; but in usage, any body about which matter ...
||NUDA'TION, n. [L. to make bare.] The act of stripping or making bare or naked.
||NUDE, a. 1. Bare.2. In law, void; of no force.
||NU'DITY, n. 1. Nakedness.2. Nudities, in the plural, naked parts which decency requires to be ...
||NUGAC'ITY, n. [L. trifles.] Futility; trifling talk or behavior.
||NUGA'TION, n. [L. to trifle.] The act or practice of trifling. [Little used.]
||NU'GATORY, a. 1. Trifling; vain; futile; insignificant.2. Of no force; inoperative; ineffectual. ...
||NU'ISANCE, n. [L. to annoy. Blackstone writes nusance, and it is desirable that his example may be ...
||NUL, in law, signifies no, not any; as nul diseizin; nul tiel record; nul tort.
||NULL, v.t. [L. not any.] To annul; to deprive of validity; to destroy. [Not much used.] [See ...
||NULLIFID'IAN, a. [L. none, and faith.] Of no faith; of no religion or honesty. [Not used.]
||NUL'LIFIED, pp. Made void.
||NUL'LIFY, v.t. [L. none, and to make.] To annul; to make void; to render invalid; to deprive of ...
||NUL'LITY, n. 1. Nothingness; want of existence.2. Want of legal force, validity or efficacy.
||NUMB, a. 1. Torpid; destitute of the power of sensation and motion; as, the fingers or limbs are ...
||NUMBED, pp. Rendered torpid.
||NUM'BER, n. [Probably the radical sense is to speak, name or tell, as our word tell, in the other ...
||NUM'BERED, pp. Counted; enumerated.
||NUMBERER, n. One that counts numbers.
||NUM'BERING, ppr. Counting; ascertaining the units of a multitutde or collection.
||NUM'BERLESS, a. That cannot be counted; innumerable.
||NUM'BERS, n. The title of the fourth book of the Pentateuch.
||NUMBING, ppr. Making torpid.
||NUM'BLES, n. The entrails of a deer.
||NUMBNESS, n. Torpor; that state of a living body in which it has not the power of feeling or ...
||NU'MERABLE, a. That may be numbered or counted.
||NU'MERAL, a. 1. Pertaining to number; consisting of number.The dependence of a long train of ...
||NU'MERALLY, adv. According to number; in number.
||NU'MERARY, a. Belonging to a certain number.A supernumerary canon, when he obtains a prebend, ...
||NU'MERATE, v.t. To count or reckon in numbers; to calculate. [But enumerate is generally used.]
||NUMERA'TION, n. 1. The act or art of numbering.Numeration is but still the adding of one unit more, ...
||NU'MERATOR, n. [L.]1. One that numbers.2. In arithmetic, the number in vulgar fractions which shows ...
||NUMER'IC, a. [L., number.]1. Belonging to number; denoting number; consisting in numbers; as ...
||NUMER'ICAL, a. [L., number.]1. Belonging to number; denoting number; consisting in numbers; as ...
||NUMER'ICALLY, adv. 1. In numbers; as parts of a thing numerically expressed.2. With respect to ...
||NU'MERIST, n. One that deals in numbers. [Not used.]
||NUMEROS'ITY, n. The state of being numerous. [Not used.]
||NU'MEROUS, a. [L.]1. Being many, or consisting of a great number of individuals; as a numerous ...
||NUMEROUSLY, adv. In great numbers.
||NU'MEROUSNESS, n. 1. The quality of being numerous or many; the quality of consisting of a great ...
||NUMISMAT'IC, a. [L., money, coin; Gr., to suppose, to sanction, law or custom.] Pertaining money, ...
||NUMISMAT'ICS, n. The science of coins and medals.
||NUMISMATOL'OGIST, n. One versed in the knowledge of coins and medals.
||NUMISMATOL'OGY, n. [Gr., coin, and discourse.] The branch of historical science which treats of ...
||NUM'MARY, a. [L., a coin.] Pertaining to coin or money.
||NUM'MULAR, a. [L., a coin.] Pertaining to coin or money.
||NUM'MULITE, n. [L., money.] Fossil remains of a chambered shell of a flattened form, formerly ...
||NUMPS, n. A dolt; a blockhead. [Not used.]
||NUM'SKULL, n. [numb and skull.] A dunce; a dolt; a stupid fellow.
||NUM'SKULLED, a. Dull in intellect; stupid; doltish.
||NUN, n. A woman devoted to a religious life, and who lives in a cloister or nunnery, secluded from ...
||NUN'CHION, n. A portion of food taken between meals. [qu. from noon, or a corruption of luncheon.]
||NUN'CIATURE, n. [See Nuncio] The office of a nuncio.
||NUN'CIO, n. [L., a messenger.]1. An embassador from the pope to some catholic prince or state, or ...
||NUN'CUPATE, v.t. [L.] To declare publicly or solemnly. [Not used.]
||NUNCUPA'TION, n. A naming.
||NUNCU'PATIVE, a. [L., to declare.]1. Nominal; existing only in name.2. Publicly or solemnly ...
||NUNCU'PATORY, a. [L., to declare.]1. Nominal; existing only in name.2. Publicly or solemnly ...
||NUN'DINAL, a. [L., a fair or market, every nine days.]1. Pertaining to a fair or to a market day.2. ...
||NUN'DINATE, v.i. To buy and sell at fairs. [Not used.]
||NUNDINA'TION, n. Traffick in fairs. [Not used.]
||NUNNA'TION, n. In Arabic grammar, from the name of N, the pronunciation of n at the end of words.
||NUN'NERY, n. A house in which nuns reside; a cloister in which females under a vow of chastity and ...
||NUP'TIAL, a. [L., to marry.]1. Pertaining to marriage; done at a wedding; as nuptial rites and ...
||NUP'TIALS, n. plu. Marriage, which see.
||NURSE, n.1. A woman that has the care of infants, or a woman employed to tend the children of ...
||NURS'ED, pp. Tended in infancy or sickness; nourished from the breast maintained; cherished.
||NURS'ER, n. One that cherishes or encourages growth.
||NURS'ERY, n. 1. The place or apartment in a house appropriated to the care of children.2. A place ...
||NURS'ING, ppr. Tending; nourishing at the breast; education; maintaining.
||NURS'LING, n. 1. An infant; a child.2. One that is nursed.
||NUR'TURE, n. 1. That which nourishes; food; diet.2. That which promotes growth; education; ...
||NU'SANCE, n. [L. to annoy. Blackstone writes nusance, and it is desirable that his example may be ...
||NUT-BREAKER. [See Nutcracker.]
||NUT'-HATCH, n. The common name of birds of the genus sitta. The common European nut-hatch is ...
||NUT, n. [It seems to be allied to knot, a bunch or hard lump.]1. The fruit of certain trees and ...
||NUTA'TION, n. [L., a nodding, to nod.] In astronomy, a kind of tremulous motion of the axis of the ...
||NUT'GALL, n. An excrescence of the oak.
||NUT'MEG, n. [L. But it may be questionable whether the last syllable in English, meg, is not from ...
||NUTRICA'TION, n. Manner of feeding or being fed. [Not in use.]
||NU'TRIENT, a. [L.] Nourishing; promoting growth.NU'TRIENT, n. Any substance which nourishes by ...
||NU'TRIMENT, n. [L., from to nourish.]1. That which nourishes; that which promotes the growth or ...
||NUTRIMENT'AL, a. Having the qualities of food; alimental.
||NUTRI'TION, n. [L., to nourish.]1. The act or process of promoting the growth or repairing the ...
||NUTRI'TIOUS, a. Nourishing; promoting the growth or repairing the waste of animal bodies. Milk is ...
||NU'TRITIVE, a. Having the quality of nourishing; nutrimental; alimental; as a nutritive food.
||NU'TRITURE, n. The quality of nourishing. [Not used.]
||NUZ'ZLE, v.t.[qu. from noursle.] To nurse; to foster. [Vulgar.]
||NYC'TALOPS, n. [Gr., night and the eye.]1. One that sees best in the night.2. One who loses his ...
||NYC'TALOPY, n. 1. The faculty of seeing best in darkness, or the disorder from which this faculty ...
||NYE, n. A brood or flock of pheasants.
||NYL'GAU, n. A quadruped of the genus Bos, a native of the interior of India, of a middle size ...
||NYMPH, n. 1. In mythology, a goddess of the mountains, forests, meadows and waters. According to ...
||NYMPH'A, n. Another name of the pupa, chrysalis, or aurelia; the second state of an insect, passing ...
||NYMPHE'AN, a. Pertaining to nymphs; inhabited by nymphs; as a nymphean cave.
||NYMPH'ICAL, a. Pertaining to nymphs.
||NYMPH'ISH, a. Relating to nymphs; lady-like.
||NYMPH'LIKE, a. Resembling nymphs.
||NYMPH'LY, a. Resembling nymphs.
||NYS, [ne and is.] None is; is not.