any small eellike blenny of the family Pholididae (Pholidae), especially Pholis gunnellus (rock gunnel) common in shallow waters of the North Atlantic.
any eel-like blennioid fish of the family Pholidae, occurring in coastal regions of northern seas See also butterfish
a variant spelling of gunwale
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 […]
a series of lines in the infrared spectrum of hydrogen.
slightly salt; having a salty or briny flavor. distasteful; unpleasant. Contemporary Examples Great Weekend Reads The Daily Beast March 4, 2011 Historical Examples Death Valley in ’49 William Lewis Manly An Elementary Study of Chemistry William McPherson Pioneers in Canada Sir Harry Johnston The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in […]
a town in E Berkshire, in S England. Contemporary Examples Brian Bedford Interviewed on The Importance of Being Earnest Kevin Sessums January 21, 2011 Brian Bedford Interviewed on The Importance of Being Earnest Kevin Sessums January 21, 2011 Historical Examples The Lady of North Star Ottwell J. Binns The Real Shelley, Vol. II (of 2) […]