a spring having the form of a washer or dished disk with an open center, used for cushioning heavy loads with short motion.
a city in E Washington. a town in E Nebraska. a city in SW Pennsylvania. Contemporary Examples ‘Celebrity Rehab’ Counselor: Mindy McCready Won’t Be the Last Maer Roshan February 25, 2013 The Girl Who Wrote About Drugs: Cat Marnell on Vice, Addiction & More Caitlin Dickson July 11, 2012 Why Pedro Hernandez Confessed to Killing […]
- Bellflower family
the plant family Campanulaceae, characterized by chiefly herbaceous plants having simple, alternate leaves and solitary or clustered flowers with a bell-shaped, five-lobed, often blue or purple corolla, and including the harebell, Canterbury bells, and balloon flower.
noun a foundry worker who casts bells Historical Examples Ecclesiastical Curiosities Various
inclined or eager to fight; aggressively hostile; belligerent; pugnacious. Contemporary Examples Hey, Obama: Keep Out of North Korea Peter Beinart April 7, 2013 The GOP’s Steep Descent Into Extreme Politics and Doctrine Peter Beinart February 27, 2013 What The Hagel And Sequester Battles Say About The GOP Peter Beinart February 27, 2013 Do We Need […]