the leathery, corky, or woody, shelflike basidiocarp of certain wood-rotting fungi that form on tree trunks, lumber, etc.; conk.
any saprotroph or parasitic fungus of the basidiomycetous family Polyporaceae, growing as a shelflike mass (bracket) from tree trunks and producing spores in vertical tubes in the bracket
See shelf fungus.
a handsaw for cutting curved forms. Historical Examples Roads of Destiny O. Henry The Boy Craftsman A. Neely Hall Harper’s Young People, July 5, 1881 Various
a support, as of metal or wood, projecting from a wall or the like to hold or bear the weight of a shelf, part of a cornice, etc. a shelf or shelves so supported. Also called square bracket. one of two marks [ or ] used in writing or printing to enclose parenthetical matter, interpolations, […]
gunnel1 . any small eellike blenny of the family Pholididae (Pholidae), especially Pholis gunnellus (rock gunnel) common in shallow waters of the North Atlantic. noun any eel-like blennioid fish of the family Pholidae, occurring in coastal regions of northern seas See also butterfish noun a variant spelling of gunwale n.
a series of brackets. framework for supporting a cove, cornice, plaster ceiling ornament, etc. a support, as of metal or wood, projecting from a wall or the like to hold or bear the weight of a shelf, part of a cornice, etc. a shelf or shelves so supported. Also called square bracket. one of two […]