an eclectic religion, originated in Cochin-China in 1926, combining Buddhist, Taoist, and Confucianist elements and affected to some extent by Christianity.
rubber1 (def 1). pure rubber. Historical Examples The Works of Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe Zoonomia, Vol. II Erasmus Darwin The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure The Literary World Seventh Reader Various Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, […]
a close-fitting covering for the head, usually of soft supple material and having no visor or brim. a brimless head covering with a visor, as a baseball cap. mobcap. a headdress denoting rank, occupation, religious order, or the like: a nurse’s cap. mortarboard (def 2). Mathematics. the symbol ∩, used to indicate the intersection of […]
from head to foot. Historical Examples A Captain in the Ranks George Cary Eggleston Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada Washington Irving Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy Charles Major Voltaire’s Romances Franois-Marie Arouet The Brother Clerks Xariffa adverb (dressed, armed, etc) from head to foot adj.
a fool’s cap hung with bells. Historical Examples Modern Flirtations Catherine Sinclair Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources James Wood Carry On Coningsby Dawson noun the traditional garb of a court jester, including a cap with bells attached to it