fine or fine-looking; excellent.
finely dressed; dressed in a splendid or gaudy fashion.
a noisy quarrel, squabble, or fight.
a bubbling or roaring noise; a clamor.
Slang. a large, noisy party.
to quarrel angrily and noisily; wrangle.
to make a bubbling or roaring noise, as water flowing over a rocky bed.
The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson – Swanston Edition Vol. 20 (of 25) Robert Louis Stevenson
The Half-Hearted John Buchan
The House with the Green Shutters George Douglas Brown
The Abbot Sir Walter Scott
Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
Madame Midas Fergus Hume
The Black Dwarf Sir Walter Scott
fine or excellent, esp in appearance or dress
a loud disagreement or fight
(US, slang) an uproarious party
to quarrel or fight noisily; squabble
(esp of water) to flow noisily
a dance: the English version of the branle
strong, well-developed muscles. muscular strength. Chiefly British. a boar’s or swine’s flesh, especially when boiled and pickled. headcheese. Contemporary Examples Is This the End of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Comeback? Andrew Romano March 29, 2014 Detroit’s Green Leap Forward Pulls In to New York Auto Show Daniel Gross March 28, 2013 Historical Examples The Story of Young […]
muscular; strong. Contemporary Examples The Man With the Sharpest Pen David Margolick December 29, 2009 Will Season 4 Make ‘Game of Thrones’ the Best Fantasy Show Ever? Andrew Romano April 1, 2014 The Wrath of Liam Neeson: The ‘Taken 2’ Star’s Action-Hero Transformation Marlow Stern October 4, 2012 The Forgotten Russian: The Genius of Nikolai […]
strong, well-developed muscles. muscular strength. Chiefly British. a boar’s or swine’s flesh, especially when boiled and pickled. headcheese. Historical Examples The Life of Mansie Wauch David Macbeth Moir noun strong well-developed muscles physical strength, esp as opposed to intelligence (Brit) a seasoned jellied loaf made from the head and sometimes the feet of a pig […]
Also called bradsot. an acute inflammatory disease of the intestines of sheep, caused by a bacterium, Clostridium septicum. affected with braxy. Historical Examples A Treatise on Sheep: Ambrose Blacklock A History of the Gipsies Walter Simson Huntingtower John Buchan Domestic Animals Richard L. Allen Doom Castle Neil Munro noun an acute and usually fatal bacterial […]