a decorative straight pin with a jeweled or ornamented head and a long shaft with a sheath for encasing the point, used for holding an ascot or necktie in place.
noun 1. a branch or shoot of a tree or shrub that has been cut or broken off. 2. a relatively long and slender piece of wood. 3. a long piece of wood for use as fuel, in carpentry, etc. 4. a rod or wand. 5. a baton. 6. Chiefly British. a walking stick or […]
noun 1. any of the weedy plants belonging to the genus Lappula, having prickly seeds that adhere to clothing. noun 1. any of various Eurasian and North American plants of the boraginaceous genus Lappula, having red-and-blue flowers and small prickly fruits Also called beggar’s-lice
noun 1. a manually operated transmission for an automotive vehicle, with the shift lever set either in the floor or on the steering column. noun (US & Canadian) 1. a manually operated transmission system in a motor vehicle a motor vehicle having manual transmission 2. a gear lever sticks
noun 1. a style in mid-Victorian American wooden architecture characterized by the use of vertical board siding with battens or grids of boards over horizontal siding to express the framing beneath.