(archery) the poundage required to draw a bow to the full length of the arrow
a rounded bay window. Historical Examples The History of Pendennis William Makepeace Thackeray Grace Harlowe’s Return to Overton Campus Jessie Graham Flower The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864 Various A Laodicean Thomas Hardy Murder Point Coningsby Dawson Christmas Roses and Other Stories Anne Douglas Sedgwick Harper’s New Monthly Magazine Vol. IV, No. […]
Osage orange (def 1).
outward curvature of the legs causing a separation of the knees when the ankles are close or in contact. a leg so curved. Historical Examples Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography George William Erskine Russell The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series Rafael Sabatini The American Spirit in Literature, Bliss Perry The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith Bucky […]