vomit containing blood, often a manifestation of disease, such as yellow fever
(informal) yellow fever
An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art B. L. Hill
a hitch made with a rope over a hook so that it holds fast when pulled but is loose otherwise. noun a knot for hooking tackle to the end of a rope, holding fast when pulled but otherwise loose
a tree, Juglans nigra, of North America, having pinnate leaves and dark-brown bark and bearing an edible nut covered by a thick green or brown husk. the nut of this tree. the wood of this tree, valued in furniture-making. Historical Examples Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume X Various On the Stairs Henry B. Fuller My […]
a river in N central Alabama, flowing SW past Birmingham to the Tombigbee River. 178 miles (286 km) long.
a regiment of Scottish infantry in the British army (so called from the dark colors in their tartan). the plaid pattern of their tartan. Historical Examples A History of the Gipsies Walter Simson noun the Black Watch, the Royal Highland Regiment in the British Army