cat’s-claw (def 1).
a black variety of kidney bean, used in Latin American cookery. a black soybean, fermented and used in Asian cookery. Historical Examples The Dragon of Wantley Owen Wister noun an Australian leguminous tree, Castanospermum australe, having thin smooth bark and yellow or reddish flowers: used in furniture manufacture Also called Moreton Bay chestnut
a medium-sized North American bear, Ursus (Euarctos) americanus, relatively common in uninhabited mountainous areas, ranging from light brown to black with a straight brown muzzle: northern populations may be gray to near-white. Historical Examples Buffon’s Natural History. Volume VI (of 10) Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon The Biography of a Grizzly Ernest Seton-Thompson The Biography […]
pseudonym of Edward Teach. Edward (“Blackbeard”) died 1718, English pirate and privateer in the Americas. Historical Examples Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates Howard Pyle When Winter Comes to Main Street Grant Martin Overton Blackbeard: Buccaneer Ralph D. Paine Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates Howard I. Pyle Tom Cringle’s Log Michael Scott The Giant of the […]
Edward (“Blackbeard”) died 1718, English pirate and privateer in the Americas. Historical Examples Blackbeard: Buccaneer Ralph D. Paine True to His Home Hezekiah Butterworth Benjamin Franklin, A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation One Hundred Years Ago John S. C. Abbott The Monarchs of the Main, Volume III (of 3) Walter Thornbury Privateering […]