a small block of compressed coal dust or charcoal used for fuel, especially in barbecuing. a molded block of any material. to mold into briquettes. Historical Examples Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various noun a small brick made of compressed coal dust, sawdust, charcoal, etc, used for fuel a small brick […]
Brith. the Jewish rite of circumcising a male child eight days after his birth. Contemporary Examples Why Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Babies Keep Getting Herpes Emily Shire July 28, 2014 Welfare Reform? Not For The Orthodox Raphael Magarik June 12, 2012 Why Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Babies Keep Getting Herpes Emily Shire July 28, 2014 Historical Examples 1000 Mythological […]
the shattering effect of a high explosive. Historical Examples The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith noun the shattering effect or power of an explosion or explosive
Arthur, 1864–1936, U.S. journalist. a seaport in and the capital of Queensland, in E Australia. a state in NE Australia. 670,500 sq. mi. (1,736,595 sq. km). Capital: Brisbane. Contemporary Examples The Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard September 22, 2009 Pets or Predators? 10 Things About Australia’s Famous Dog, the Dingo Meredith Kaufman June 12, […]
a broad-leaved evergreen tree, Tristania conferta, native to Australia, having a deciduous outer bark.