a blackish nocturnal ground beetle, Blaps mucronata, found in cellars and similar places
noun 1. . noun 1. a year in the ecclesiastical calendar, used especially in reference to the various feast days and special seasons.
[churl] /tʃɜrl/ noun 1. a rude, boorish, or surly person. 2. a peasant; rustic. 3. a niggard; miser: He was a churl in his affections. 4. English History. a freeman of the lowest rank. /tʃɜːl/ noun 1. a surly ill-bred person 2. (archaic) a farm labourer 3. a variant spelling of ceorl n. Old English […]
[chur-lish] /ˈtʃɜr lɪʃ/ adjective 1. like a churl; boorish; rude: churlish behavior. 2. of a churl; peasantlike. 3. niggardly; mean. 4. difficult to work or deal with, as soil. /ˈtʃɜːlɪʃ/ adjective 1. rude or surly 2. of or relating to peasants 3. miserly adj. late Old English cierlisc “of or pertaining to churls,” from churl […]
[churn] /tʃɜrn/ noun 1. a container or machine in which cream or milk is agitated to make butter. 2. any of various containers or machines similar in shape or action to a butter churn, as a device for mixing beverages. 3. British. a large milk can. 4. an act of churning stocks by a stockbroker. […]