(NZ, obsolete, informal) a tall silk hat
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a female given name, form of Isabella. Contemporary Examples Bill Condon and Melissa Rosenberg on ‘Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn’ Marlow Stern November 20, 2011 The Future of Twilight Natasha Vargas-Cooper June 30, 2010 ‘On the Road’: Differences Between Jack Kerouac’s Novel and This Year’s Film Anna Klassen December 20, 2012 Battle of the Twilight Heartthrobs […]
a member of a branch of the Kwakiutl Indians inhabiting central coastal British Columbia. the language of this group, belonging to the Wakashan family.
a member of a riverine tribe of North American Indians inhabiting an area near the central coast of British Columbia. the language of this group, belonging to the Salishan family. Historical Examples The Number Concept Levi Leonard Conant The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3 Hubert Howe Bancroft Indian Linguistic Families Of America, North […]
Also called deadly nightshade. a poisonous plant, Atropa belladonna, of the nightshade family, having purplish-red flowers and black berries. Pharmacology. a drug from the leaves and root of this plant, containing atropine and related alkaloids: used in medicine to check secretions and spasms, to relieve pain or dizziness, and as a cardiac and respiratory stimulant. […]