adjective, Scot. 1. poor. 2. pure. adjective 1. a Scot word for poor
noun 1. (Scot) poverty
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
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
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pull a swifty
[jer-man-uh-fahyl] /dʒərˈmæn əˌfaɪl/ noun 1. a person who is friendly toward or admires or studies Germany or German culture. /dʒɜːˈmænəˌfaɪl/ noun 1. a person having admiration for or devotion to Germany and the Germans
[mon-uh-lahy-uh-sis, moh-nuh-] /ˌmɒn əˈlaɪ ə sɪs, ˌmoʊ nə-/ noun, Pathology. 1. (formerly) . moniliasis mo·ni·li·a·sis (mō’nə-lī’ə-sĭs, mŏn’ə-) n. See candidiasis.
the quality or condition of being busy. lively but meaningless activity. Historical Examples Small Gardens Violet Purton Biddle Lore of Proserpine Maurice Hewlett Private letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794) Volume 2 (of 2) Edward Gibbon The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson – Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) Robert Louis Stevenson The Thing from the […]
noun, Botany. 1. one of the marginal florets surrounding the disk of tubular florets in the flower heads of certain composite plants, as the daisy. ray flower One of the narrow flowers, resembling single petals, that surround the central disk in the capitulum or flower cluster of a plant of the composite family (Asteraceae or […]
noun 1. a twig smeared with birdlime to catch birds. 2. a snare or trap.