Cutlass and Cudgel George Manville Fenn
any of several birds of the family Turnicidae, of warmer parts of the Old World, resembling but not related to the true quail. Also called bustard quail, hemipode. the blue-breasted quail, Coturnix chinensis. Historical Examples The Day’s Work, Volume 1 Rudyard Kipling From Edinburgh to India & Burmah William G. Burn Murdoch noun any small […]
any composite plant of the genus Liatris, having narrow, alternate leaves and spikelike heads of rose-purple flowers. an eryngo, Eryngium yuccifolium, of the southeastern U.S., having bristly leaves and whitish flowers.
button suture Historical Examples Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
noun a kind of ski lift for one person consisting of a pole that has a circular plate at the bottom and is attached to a moving cable. The person places the pole between his or her legs so that the plate takes his or her weight