cavernous sinus syndrome n.
A syndrome caused by thrombosis of the cavernous intracranial sinus and characterized by edema of the eyelids and conjunctivae and by paralysis of the third, fourth, and sixth nerves.
- Lafcadio’s Adventures
French Les Caves du Vatican. a novel (1914) by André Gide.
the noseband of a bridle or a halter. Historical Examples noun a kind of hard noseband, used (esp formerly) in breaking a horse in
a concave molding the outline of which is a quarter circle. Historical Examples noun (pl) -ti (-tɪ; Italian) (-ti) (architect) a concave moulding, shaped to a quarter circle in cross section
noun a female who exhibits uncivilized behavior Historical Examples