a castle near Maidstone in Kent: the home of several medieval queens of England
noun, Nautical. 1. See under (def 17). [geyj] /geɪdʒ/ verb (used with object), gauged, gauging. 1. to determine the exact dimensions, capacity, quantity, or force of; measure. 2. to appraise, estimate, or judge. 3. to make conformable to a standard. 4. to mark or measure off; delineate. 5. to prepare or mix (plaster) with a […]
1902, named for J.P. Lee (1831-1904), U.S. designer of bolt action + Enfield (q.v.).
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[oz-wawld] /ˈɒz wɔld/ noun 1. Lee Harvey, 1939–63, designated by a presidential commission to be the lone assassin of John F. Kennedy. 2. a male given name. /ˈɒzwəld/ noun 1. Lee Harvey. 1939–63, presumed assassin (1963) of US president John F. Kennedy; murdered by Jack Ruby two days later 2. Saint. ?605–41 ad, king of […]
[leek] /lik/ noun 1. a plant, Allium ampeloprasum, of the amaryllis family, allied to the onion, having a cylindrical bulb and leaves used in cookery. 2. any of various allied species. /liːk/ noun 1. Also called scallion. an alliaceous plant, Allium porrum, with a slender white bulb, cylindrical stem, and broad flat overlapping leaves: used […]