a debilitating lung disease resembling emphysema, occurring among textile workers from inhalation of cotton dust.
noun another name for byssinosis
black mustard. See under mustard (def 2). leaf mustard. See under mustard (def 2).
to curry favor; behave obsequiously. to seek favors from (a person) in an obsequious manner; fawn over. Also, brown-noser. a toady; sycophant. Historical Examples The Country Beyond James Oliver Curwood Tommy Wideawake H. H. Bashford The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens Watched by Wild Animals Enos A. Mills Camps and Trails in China Roy Chapman […]
a dark tertiary color with a yellowish or reddish hue. Offensive. a person whose skin has a light- or dark-brown pigmentation. of the color brown. (of animals) having skin, fur, hair, or feathers of that color. sunburned or tanned. Often Offensive. (of human beings) having the skin naturally pigmented a brown color. to make or […]