a quarry for chalk
a troughlike molding or strip holding chalk, erasers, etc., under a blackboard.
a loaf of rich white bread leavened with yeast and containing eggs, often braided before baking, prepared especially for the Jewish Sabbath. noun (pl) -lahs, -loth (Hebrew) (-ˈlɔt) bread, usually in the form of a plaited loaf, traditionally eaten by Jews to celebrate the Sabbath n. from Yiddish khale, from Hebrew chala “loaf of bread.”
a chalklike concretion in the tissues or small joints of a person with gout. noun (pathol) another name for tophus
a call or summons to engage in any contest, as of skill, strength, etc. something that by its nature or character serves as a call to battle, contest, special effort, etc.: Space exploration offers a challenge to humankind. a call to fight, as a battle, a duel, etc. a demand to explain, justify, etc.: a […]