a unit of length in some Spanish-speaking countries, representing the reach of outspread arms, officially 5.48 U.S. ft. (1.67 meters) in Spain and 5.68 U.S. ft. (1.73 meters) in Argentina. Historical Examples The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume 29 of 55 Various The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 Various The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXIV, 1630-34 Various The […]
to make of brass. to cover or ornament with or as if with brass. to make brasslike. to unite (metal objects) at high temperatures by applying any of various nonferrous solders. Historical Examples Truxton King George Barr McCutcheon How to Become an Engineer Frank W. Doughty The Library of Work and Play: Working in Metals […]
Brazelton behavioral scale: a test widely used to evaluate infants’ responses to environmental stimuli.
openly shameless; impudent. Historical Examples Gardens of the Caribbees, v. 1/2 Ida May Hill Starr Germinie Lacerteux Edmond and Jules de Goncourt La Sorcire: The Witch of the Middle Ages Jules Michelet Blood and Iron John Hubert Greusel Mixed Faces Roy Norton Diana of the Crossways, Complete George Meredith The Last Chronicle of Barset Anthony […]