(sometimes initial capital letters) the hotels of the predominantly Jewish resort area in the Catskill Mountains, many of them offering nightclub or cabaret entertainment.
noun (aeronautics) a strong light composite material of boron fibre and silicon carbide used in aviation
(in England) a school for delinquent boys that provides therapy and vocational training. Historical Examples Rest Harrow Maurice Hewlett A Dweller in Mesopotamia Donald Maxwell Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6 Various The Wonder J. D. Beresford Painted Windows Harold Begbie Mental Defectives and Sexual Offenders W. H. Triggs, Donald McGavin, Frederick Truby […]
low-quality diamond, in granular aggregate or small fragments, valuable only in crushed or powdered form, especially for industrial use as an abrasive. Historical Examples Mr. Witt’s Widow Anthony Hope Mr. Witt’s Widow Anthony Hope Mr. Witt’s Widow Anthony Hope The Funny Side of Physic A. D. Crabtre Kipps H. G. Wells Mr. Witt’s Widow Anthony […]