a twill fabric constructed of a silk or rayon warp and worsted filling, often dyed black for mourning wear.
Loss and Gain John Henry Newman
a twilled fabric, esp one with a silk warp and worsted weft, formerly worn dyed black for mourning
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.: […]
destroyed or severely damaged by or as by bombing: a bombed-out village; a bombed-out economy. Contemporary Examples A Waiting Game for Rebels and Residents in Syrian Border Towns Erin Banco August 16, 2012
Military. an airplane equipped to carry and drop bombs. a person who drops or sets bombs, especially as an act of terrorism or sabotage. bomber jacket. Contemporary Examples Why the Lockerbie Bomber Was Freed Andrew Neil August 23, 2009 To Hell With Privacy Richard Miniter December 29, 2009 Did the Boston Bombers Slit Their Friends’ […]
a jacket, often made of leather with ribbed trim, resembling those worn by World War II bomber crews. noun a short jacket finishing at the waist with an elasticated band, usually having a zip front and cuffed sleeves