any pear-shaped gem having its entire surface cut with triangular facets.
a pear-shaped gem cut with long triangular facets
bryony. any Old World vine or climbing plant belonging to the genus Bryonia, of the gourd family, yielding acrid juice having emetic and purgative properties. Contemporary Examples The Brain Man: What is E. L. Doctorow Up to? Tom LeClair January 12, 2014 Historical Examples The Lock And Key Library Various Insect Architecture James Rennie The […]
briquette. Historical Examples Authorised Guide to the Tower of London W. J. Loftie He Who Gets Slapped Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev North Dakota Various He Who Gets Slapped Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev Foods and Household Management Helen Kinne Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 (of 6) Havelock Ellis He Who Gets Slapped Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev […]
a small block of compressed coal dust or charcoal used for fuel, especially in barbecuing. a molded block of any material. to mold into briquettes. Historical Examples Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various noun a small brick made of compressed coal dust, sawdust, charcoal, etc, used for fuel a small brick […]