See under eft1 (def 1).
a newt, especially the eastern newt, Notophthalmus viridescens (red eft) in its immature terrestrial stage.
Obsolete. a lizard.
a dialect or archaic name for a newt
any of certain terrestrial newts, such as Diemictylus viridescens (red eft) of eastern North America
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verb (used with object), defied, defying. 1. to challenge the power of; resist boldly or openly: to defy parental authority. 2. to offer effective resistance to: a fort that defies attack. 3. to challenge (a person) to do something deemed impossible: They defied him to dive off the bridge. 4. Archaic. to challenge to a […]
noun 1. a person designated to act for or represent another or others; deputy; representative, as in a political convention. 2. (formerly) the representative of a Territory in the U.S. House of Representatives. 3. a member of the lower house of the state legislature of Maryland, Virginia, or West Virginia. verb (used with object), delegated, […]
noun 1. a group or body of delegates: Our club sent a delegation to the rally. 2. the body of delegates chosen to represent a political unit, as a state, in an assembly: the New Jersey delegation in Congress. 3. the act of delegating. 4. the state of being delegated. noun 1. a person or […]
[dih-lib-uh-rey-shuh n] /dɪˌlɪb əˈreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. careful consideration before decision. 2. formal consultation or discussion. 3. deliberate quality; leisureliness of movement or action; slowness. deliberation /dɪˌlɪbəˈreɪʃən/ noun 1. thoughtful, careful, or lengthy consideration 2. (often pl) formal discussion and debate, as of a committee, jury, etc 3. care, thoughtfulness, or absence of hurry, esp […]