noun (pl) -dies
(Brit, slang) a private soldier Compare squaddie
noun 1. a political movement in British India that encouraged domestic production and the boycott of foreign, especially British, goods as a step toward home rule. adjective 1. (in present-day India) produced within the country; not imported noun 2. (in British India) the encouragement of domestic production and boycott of foreign goods as part of […]
noun 1. Harvey, 1920–72, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
noun 1. a suspended wreath, garland, drapery, or the like, fastened up at or near each end and hanging down in the middle; festoon. 2. a wreath, spray, or cluster of foliage, flowers, or fruit. 3. a festoon, especially one very heavy toward the center. 4. a swale. 5. a swaying or lurching movement. verb […]
noun 1. a tool for bending cold metal to a required shape. 2. a tool, die, or stamp for giving a particular shape to metal on an anvil, in a stamping press, etc. 3. swage block. verb (used with object), swaged, swaging. 4. to bend or shape by means of a swage. 5. to reduce […]