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X, the twenty fourth letter of the English Alphabet, is borrowed from the Greek. In the middle and ...

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xanthid
XANTHID, XANTHIDE, n. A compound of xanthogene and a metal.

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xanthide
XANTHID, XANTHIDE, n. A compound of xanthogene and a metal.

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xanthogene
XANTHOGENE, n. [Gr., yellow, to generate.] The base of a new acid, produced by the mixture of a ...

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xebec
XEBEC, n. A small three masted vessel, used in the Mediterranean sea. With a fair wind, in good ...

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xerocollyrium
XEROCOLLYRIUM, n. [Gr., dry.] A dry collyrium or eye-salve.

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xeromyrum
XEROMYRUM, n. [Gr., dry; ointment.] A dry ointment.

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xerophagy
XEROPHAGY, n. [Gr., dry; to eat.] The eating of dry meats, a sort of fast among the primitive ...

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xerophthalmy
XEROPHTHALMY, n. [Gr., dry.] A dry red soreness or itching of the eyes, without swelling or a ...

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xiphias
XIPHIAS, n. [Gr., a sword.] 1. The sword-fish.2. A comet shaped like a sword.

62757

xiphoid
XIPHOID, a. [supra.] The xiphoid or ensiform cartilage, is a small cartilage placed at the bottom ...

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xylography
XYLOGRAPHY, n. [Gr., wood; to engrave.] Wood-engraving; the act or art of cutting figures in wood, ...

62759

xyster
XYSTER, n. [Gr., to scrape.] A surgeons instrument for scraping bones.

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Word of the Day

father

F'ATHER, n. [L. pater. The primary sense is obvious.]

1. He who begets a child; in L. genitor or generator.

The father of a fool hath no joy. Prov. 17.

2. The first ancestor; the progenitor of a race or family. Adam was the father of the human race. Abraham was the father of the Israelites.

3. The appellation of an old man, and a term of respect.

The king of Israel said to Elisha, my father shall I smite them? 2Kings 6.

The servants of Naaman call him father. Elderly men are called fathers; as the fathers of a town or city. In the church, men venerable for age, learning and piety are called fathers, or reverend fathers.

4. The grandfather or more remote ancestor. Nebuchadnezzar is called the father of Belshazzar, though he was his grandfather. Dan. 5.

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NEESING, n. A sneezing.

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