any of various beaked whales of the family Hyperoodontidae, characterized by a bulbous forehead, especially Hyperoodon ampullatus of the North Atlantic.
verb (intransitive, adverb) (Brit, slang) to lose one’s nerve Historical Examples The Frontier Boys in the Sierras Wyn Roosevelt That Boy Of Norcott’s Charles James Lever T. Tembarom Frances Hodgson Burnett The Rising of the Court Henry Lawson The Social Gangster Arthur B. Reeve Little Novels Wilkie Collins The Story of an African Farm (AKA […]
a party at which guests contribute their own liquor. noun a party to which guests bring drink
a store that sells wines, liquor, etc., by the bottle; liquor store. noun (Austral & NZ, South African) a shop or part of a hotel where alcohol is sold in unopened containers for consumption elsewhere Also called bottle store
any of several trees of the genus Brachychiton, native to Australia, characterized by a bottle-shaped swelling of the trunk, as B. rupestris (narrow-leaved bottle tree) or B. australis (broad-leaved bottle tree) Historical Examples Under the Southern Cross Maturin M. Ballou The Australian Explorers George Grimm Foot-prints of Travel Maturin M. Ballou Journal of an Overland […]