an ancient Chinese vessel for wine, having three high legs and a handle.
noun 1. any of several primitive, mouselike rodents of the family Zapodidae, having long hind legs, common in the woodlands of Europe, Asia, and North America. noun 1. any long-tailed small mouselike rodent of the family Zapodidae, of North America, E Asia, and N and E Europe, having long hind legs specialized for leaping
noun 1. a toy consisting of a jointed figure that is made to jump, move, or dance by pulling a string or stick attached to it. 2. Also called side-straddle hop [sahyd-strad-l] /ˈsaɪdˈstræd l/ (Show IPA). a conditioning exercise performed by starting from a standing position with legs together and arms resting at the sides […]
- Jumping-off place
[juhm-ping-awf, -of] /ˈdʒʌm pɪŋˈɔf, -ˈɒf/ noun 1. a place for use as a starting point: Paris was the jumping-off place for our tour of Europe. 2. an out-of-the-way place; the farthest limit of anything settled or civilized. noun 1. a starting point, as in an enterprise 2. a final or extreme condition 3. (Canadian) a […]
noun 1. any of numerous lice, of the family Psyllidae, that feed on plant juices and are sometimes pests of fruits and vegetables.