a foolish or thoughtless young person.
noun, plural taws. Chiefly Scot. 1. a whip or leather thong used to drive a spinning top. 2. a leather whip having its tip divided into smaller strips, used to punish schoolchildren. noun 1. a choice or fancy marble used as a shooter. 2. a game in which marbles are arranged in the center of […]
noun 1. a leather strap having one end cut into thongs, formerly used as an instrument of punishment by a schoolteacher verb 2. to punish (someone) with or as if with a tawse; whip
noun 1. plural of taxon. noun, plural taxa [tak-suh] /ˈtæk sə/ (Show IPA) 1. a taxonomic category, as a species or genus. noun (pl) taxa (ˈtæksə) 1. (biology) any taxonomic group or rank taxon tax·on (tāk’sŏn’) n. pl. tax·a (tāk’sə) A taxonomic category or group, such as a phylum, order, family, genus, or species. taxon […]
adjective 1. capable of being taxed; subject to tax: a taxable gain. noun 2. Usually, taxables. persons, items of property, etc., that are subject to tax. adjective 1. capable of being taxed; able to bear tax 2. subject to tax noun 3. (often pl) (US) a person, income, property, etc, that is subject to tax