a tall East Indian shrub, Crotalaria juncea, of the legume family, having slender branches and yellow flowers, and an inner bark that yields a hemplike fiber used for making ropes, sacking, etc.
a leguminous plant, Crotalaria juncea, of the East Indies, having yellow flowers
the hemplike fibre obtained from the inner bark of this plant, used in making rope, sacking, etc
plural noun a row of hills marking the southern boundary of greater Auckland on the North Island, New Zealand
a twill fabric constructed of a silk or rayon warp and worsted filling, often dyed black for mourning wear. Historical Examples Loss and Gain John Henry Newman noun a twilled fabric, esp one with a silk warp and worsted weft, formerly worn dyed black for mourning n.
a round or melon-shaped frozen mold made from a combination of ice creams, mousses, or ices. curving or swelling outward. Historical Examples The Perfume of Eros: A Fifth Avenue Incident Edgar Saltus A Set of Six Joseph Conrad Under Four Administrations Oscar S. Straus The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins noun Also called bombe […]
completely intoxicated; drunk. completely under the influence of drugs; high. Military. a projectile, formerly usually spherical, filled with a bursting charge and exploded by means of a fuze, by impact, or otherwise, now generally designed to be dropped from an aircraft. any similar missile or explosive device used as a weapon, to disperse crowds, etc.: […]