a cylindrical, unlighted buoy used as a channel marker.
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(nautical) a buoy with a flat-topped cylindrical shape above water, marking the left side of a channel leading into a harbour: red in British waters but green (occasionally black) in US waters Compare nun buoy
a lively high kicking dance that came into vogue about 1830 in Paris and after 1844 was used as an exhibition dance. Historical Examples The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood The Pomp of the Lavilettes, Complete Gilbert Parker Marse Henry (Vol. 2) Henry Watterson San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams Charles Paul de […]
Pathology. a malignant and invasive growth or tumor, especially one originating in epithelium, tending to recur after excision and to metastasize to other sites. any disease characterized by such growths. any evil condition or thing that spreads destructively; blight. genitive Cancri [kang-kree] /ˈkæŋ kri/ (Show IPA). (initial capital letter) Astronomy. the Crab, a zodiacal constellation […]
reading the same backwards as forwards: a cancrine line.
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “glowing.”. Contemporary Examples Save the Jungle! Rachel Syme November 18, 2008 The ‘Mad Men’ Book Club Samuel P. Jacobs June 10, 2012 A Passage to Literature! William Dalrymple January 18, 2011 Kirk Cameron of ‘Growing Pains’ Says He’s Not Homophobic, Explains Christian Beliefs Ramin Setoodeh March […]