a chamber containing a set of pipes in a pipe organ or of reeds in a reed organ, and having movable slats or shutters that can be opened or closed to increase or diminish tonal volume.
verb (used without object), swelled, swollen or swelled, swelling. 1. to grow in bulk, as by the absorption of moisture or the processes of growth. 2. Pathology. to increase abnormally in size, as by inflation, distention, accumulation of fluids, or the like: Her ankles swelled from standing. 3. to rise in waves, as the sea. […]
noun 1. an inordinately grand opinion of oneself; conceit. swelled head noun 1. (informal) an inflated view of one’s own worth, often caused by sudden success sweet-tooth
noun 1. an inordinately grand opinion of oneself; conceit. swelled-headed adjective 1. (informal) conceited swelled head noun 1. (informal) an inflated view of one’s own worth, often caused by sudden success sweet-tooth
noun, plural (especially collectively) swellfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) swellfishes. 1. puffer (def 2). noun (pl) -fish, -fishes 1. a popular name for puffer (sense 2)