verb (used with object), British.
Military. to overwhelm; surprise and destroy, disable, or massacre.
Informal. to prevent from happening or succeeding; ruin; wreck.
(nautical) a drain or spout allowing water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard
an opening in the side of a building for draining off water
a drain in a factory floor for running off the water from a sprinkler system
verb (transitive) (Brit)
(slang) to overwhelm, ruin, or disable
to sink (one’s ship) deliberately
noun 1. a silvery amber-green variety of muscadine grape. 2. the vine bearing this fruit, grown in the southern U.S. noun 1. a sweet American wine, slightly golden, made from a variety of muscadine grape 2. another name for muscadine, the variety from which this wine is made
noun 1. (vet science) a small unattached growth of horn at the site of a normal horn in cattle
noun 1. the scales or small shreds of epidermis that are continually exfoliated from the skin. 2. any scaly matter or incrustation on a surface. noun 1. another name for dandruff 2. flaky or scaly matter adhering to or peeling off a surface scurf (skûrf) n. Scaly or shredded dry skin, such as that which […]
adjective, scurfier, scurfiest. 1. resembling, producing, or covered with or as if with scurf.