• Puir

    adjective, Scot. 1. poor. 2. pure. adjective 1. a Scot word for poor

  • Puirtith

    noun 1. (Scot) poverty

  • Puisne

    adjective 1. Law. younger; inferior in rank; junior, as in appointment. noun 2. an associate judge as distinguished from a chief justice. adjective 1. (esp of a subordinate judge) of lower rank

  • Puissance

    noun, Literary. 1. power, might, or force. noun 1. a competition in showjumping that tests a horse’s ability to jump a limited number of large obstacles 2. (archaic or poetic) power

  • Pull a swifty

    pull a swifty

  • Bladebone

    the scapula, or shoulder blade. Historical Examples Hereward, The Last of the English Charles Kingsley Davenport Dunn, Volume 2 (of 2) Charles James Lever

  • Unviable

    adjective 1. capable of living. 2. Physiology. physically fitted to live. (of a fetus) having reached such a stage of development as to be capable of living, under normal conditions, outside the uterus. 3. Botany. able to live and grow. 4. vivid; real; stimulating, as to the intellect, imagination, or senses: a period of history […]

  • Misappropriation

    [mis-uh-proh-pree-eyt] /ˌmɪs əˈproʊ priˌeɪt/ verb (used with object), misappropriated, misappropriating. 1. to put to a wrong use. 2. to apply wrongfully or dishonestly, as funds entrusted to one’s care. /ˌmɪsəˈprəʊprɪˌeɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) to appropriate for a wrong or dishonest use; embezzle or steal n. 1746; from mis- (1) + appropriation. v. 1803, from mis- […]

  • Dry drunk

    noun 1. an alcoholic who is not currently drinking alcohol but is still following an irregular undisciplined lifestyle like that of a drunkard

  • Chushan-rishathaim

    Cush of double wickedness, or governor of two presidencies, the king of Mesopotamia who oppressed Israel in the generation immediately following Joshua (Judg. 3:8). We learn from the Tell-el-Amarna tablets that Palestine had been invaded by the forces of Aram-naharaim (A.V., “Mesopotamia”) more than once, long before the Exodus, and that at the time they […]