a prosperous businessman from a small town or a farmer who spends his money ostentatiously on visits to a big city.
A wealthy business executive or farmer from the provinces: The visiting Butter and Egg Men had their Whoopee in New York
person who finances a theatrical production; angel (1920s+)
any of certain plants whose flowers are of two shades of yellow, as the toadflax, Linaria vulgaris. Historical Examples Woodcraft Alan Douglas Mother Nature’s Toy-Shop Lina Beard Flowers of Mountain and Plain Edith S. Clements Old-Time Gardens Alice Morse Earle Woodcraft Alan Douglas The Old Market-Cart Mrs. F. B. Smith noun (functioning as sing) any […]
arsenic trichloride. a colorless or yellow, oily, poisonous liquid, AsCl 3 , used chiefly as an intermediate in the manufacture of organic arsenicals.
Northeastern U.S. the bufflehead. Informal. a chubby person. an individual serving of butter shaped into a small sphere. Historical Examples Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas noun (US) another name for bufflehead (informal, derogatory) a chubby or fat person
a variety of small-seeded lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus, grown in the southern U.S. Midland and Southern U.S. any type of lima bean. noun a variety of lima bean that has large pale flat edible seeds and is grown in the southern US