Botany. resembling a squirrel’s tail, as the spikes of certain grasses.
(of an animal) resembling a squirrel
(esp of the spikes of barley) shaped like a squirrel’s tail
noun, plural skivvies. Informal. 1. Also called skivvy shirt. a man’s cotton T-shirt. 2. skivvies, underwear consisting of cotton T-shirt and shorts. 3. a thin sweater with a round neck, usually worn over a blouse, turtleneck, or the like. noun (pl) -vies 1. (mainly Brit, often derogatory) a servant, esp a female, who does menial […]
language 1. System Control Language. 2. Symbolic Communication Language. Designed primarily for the manipulation of symbolic formulas. Featured pattern matching (which was partly the inspiration for SNOBOL), string operations in buffers, and automatic storage management. “A Language for Symbolic Communication”, C.Y. Lee et al, Tech Mem 62-3344-4, Bell Labs, Sept 1962. SCL Sculptor (constellation)
verb (used with object) 1. to scrape (the ground) with the head of the club just before impact with the ball. verb (used without object) 2. to sclaff the ground with the club. noun 3. a sclaffing stroke. verb 1. Also duff. to cause (the club) to hit (the ground behind the ball) when making […]
noun, verb (used without object), Scot. and North England. 1. sklent. noun 1. any slanting surface, as a slope. 2. a sideways or oblique movement. 3. a sideways glance. verb (used without object) 4. to move or lie on a slant. 5. to deviate from a straight course. 6. to deviate from the truth; lie.