low-quality diamond, in granular aggregate or small fragments, valuable only in crushed or powdered form, especially for industrial use as an abrasive.
Inventors at Work George Iles
an inferior grade of diamond used for cutting and drilling or, in powdered form, as an industrial abrasive
any of a breed of tall, slender dogs having long, silky hair, raised originally in Russia for hunting wolves. Historical Examples The Brightener C. N. Williamson Crimes of Charity Konrad Bercovici Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Jan. 29, 1919 Various Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Jan. 29, 1919 Various War and […]
bos Historical Examples The Young Cavalier Percy F. Westerman A Handbook of the Cornish Language Henry Jenner The Clyde Mystery Andrew Lang A Handbook of the Cornish Language Henry Jenner Captain Calamity Rolf Bennett A Handbook of the Cornish Language Henry Jenner The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2) Charles […]
Bernard, 1848–1923, English philosopher and writer. Historical Examples Fletcher of Madeley Frederic W. Macdonald Bergson and His Philosophy J. Alexander Gunn Studies in Logical Theory John Dewey The Theory and Policy of Labour Protection Albert Eberhard Friedrich Schffle Studies in Logical Theory John Dewey Studies in Logical Theory John Dewey A Commentary to Kant’s ‘Critique […]
noun (South African) a meeting in an isolated venue to break a political deadlock