a wheel for buffing, consisting of a number of leather or canvas disks.
a wheel covered with a soft material, such as lamb’s wool or leather, used for shining and polishing Also called buff wheel
a small North American duck, Bucephala albeola, the male of which has bushy head plumage. Historical Examples In Search of the Unknown Robert W. Chambers noun a small North American diving duck, Bucephala (or Glaucionetta) albeola: the male has black-and-white plumage and a fluffy head Also called butterball n.
Georges Louis Leclerc [zhawrzh lwee luh-kler] /ʒɔrʒ lwi ləˈklɛr/ (Show IPA), Comte de, 1707–88, French naturalist. Historical Examples Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 65, No. 400, February, 1849 Various Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism F. V. N. Painter A History of French Literature Edward Dowden The Hunters’ Feast Mayne Reid Falling in Love Grant Allen Evolution, […]
a person who amuses others by tricks, jokes, odd gestures and postures, etc. a person given to coarse or undignified joking. Contemporary Examples Good Riddance to Prince Andrew’s Day Job! William Underhill July 22, 2011 Rupert Everett Unleashed Kevin Sessums April 5, 2009 Who Made Frank Rich God? Lee Siegel March 15, 2009 Good Riddance, […]
a city in NE Illinois.