a large Australian crane, Grus rubicunda, with silvery-gray plumage and a red patch on the head, noted for its elaborate courtship dance.
Peeps At Many Lands: Australia Frank Fox
a large grey Australian crane, Grus rubicunda, having a red-and-green head and a trumpeting call Also called Australian crane, native companion
an umbrella. Historical Examples Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 109, October 5th 1895 Various Stalky & Co. Rudyard Kipling noun (pl) -lies an informal Brit name for umbrella (sense 1) n.
variant of bromo- before a vowel.
an oily, colorless liquid, CBr 3 CHO, used in medicine chiefly as an anodyne and hypnotic. noun a yellowish oily synthetic liquid formerly used medicinally as a sedative and hypnotic; tribromoacetaldehyde. Formula: Br3CCHO
a relationship or friendship between two men that is extremely close but does not involve sex. Contemporary Examples Shimon Peres’s Influence Wanes as Israel Grows More Bellicose Toward Iran Dan Ephron March 1, 2012 Jay Leno’s Greatest Hits The Daily Beast Video May 28, 2009 Bill O’Reilly and Jon Stewart: Rumble in the Air Conditioned […]