• 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

  • Unparallel

    adjective 1. extending in the same direction, equidistant at all points, and never converging or diverging: parallel rows of trees. 2. having the same direction, course, nature, or tendency; corresponding; similar; analogous: Canada and the U.S. have many parallel economic interests. 3. Geometry. (of straight lines) lying in the same plane but never meeting no […]

  • Light-chain

    noun 1. Immunology. either of an identical pair of polypeptides in the antibody molecule that lie parallel to the upper parts of the heavy chain pair and are half the molecular weight. light chain n. One of a pair of polypeptide chains of low molecular weight that are components of an immunoglobin and are classified […]

  • Nutty as a fruitcake

    adjective phrase Crazy as can be; extremely eccentric: ”That’s me,” Calazo said. ”Nutty as a fruitcake” (1935+) Crazy, idiotic, as in Mary’s nutty as a fruitcake if she thinks she can get away with that. The adjective nutty meaning “insane” was first recorded in 1821; the similarity to fruitcake, which literally contains nuts as well […]

  • Ujpest

    noun 1. a suburb of Budapest, in N Hungary.

  • Beat one’s gums

    Often, gums. Also called gingiva. the firm, fleshy tissue covering the alveolar parts of either jaw and enveloping the necks of the teeth. to masticate (food) with the gums instead of teeth. to shape or renew the teeth of (a saw), as by grinding. beat one’s gums, Slang. to talk excessively or ineffectively. noun any […]