a smooth gem with a slightly depressed surface.
noun 1. a fire screen, usually with a cloth panel, having supports at the ends and mounted on legs.
[shuh-voh-duh-freez] /ʃəˈvoʊ dəˈfriz/ noun 1. plural of . [shuh-val-duh-freez] /ʃəˈvæl dəˈfriz/ noun, plural chevaux-de-frise [shuh-voh-duh-freez] /ʃəˈvoʊ dəˈfriz/ (Show IPA), Usually, . 1. a portable obstacle, usually a sawhorse, covered with projecting spikes or barbed wire, for military use in closing a passage, breaking in a defensive wall, etc. /ʃəˌvældəˈfriːz/ noun (pl) chevaux-de-frise (ʃəˌvəʊdəˈfriːz) 1. a […]
[chik-uh-dee] /ˈtʃɪk əˌdi/ noun 1. any of several North American birds of the genus Parus, of the titmouse family, especially P. atricapillus (black-capped chickadee) having the throat and top of the head black. /ˈtʃɪkəˌdiː/ noun 1. any of various small North American songbirds of the genus Parus, such as P. atricapillus (black-capped chickadee), typically having […]
[chik-uh-hom-uh-nee] /ˌtʃɪk əˈhɒm ə ni/ noun, plural Chickahominies (especially collectively) Chickahominy. 1. a member of a North American Indian tribe of the Powhatan confederacy that inhabited eastern Virginia.