a mongrel dog.
(Austral, informal) a mongrel dog
tiny; itty-bitty. Historical Examples Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume II, Arkansas Narratives, Part 2 Work Projects Administration adj.
Also called bollard. a strong post of wood or iron projecting, usually in pairs, above the deck of a ship, used for securing cables, lines for towing, etc. to wrap (a cable) around a bitt to secure it. Historical Examples The Secret of the Island W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne) The Sailor’s Word-Book William […]
Machinery. a removable drilling or boring tool for use in a brace, drill press, or the like. a removable boring head used on certain kinds of drills, as a rock drill. a device for drilling oil wells or the like, consisting of a horizontally rotating blade or an assembly of rotating toothed wheels. the mouthpiece […]
a past participle of bite. to cut, wound, or tear with the teeth: She bit the apple greedily. The lion bit his trainer. to grip or hold with the teeth: Stop biting your lip! to sting, as does an insect. to cause to smart or sting: an icy wind that bit our faces. to sever […]