the habit of grinding the teeth, esp unconsciously
The habitual, involuntary grinding or clenching of the teeth, usually during sleep and sometimes associated wth stress.
Jean de [zhahn duh] /ʒɑ̃ də/ (Show IPA), 1645–96, French moralist and author. Historical Examples A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot Pelham, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton The Lesser Bourgeoisie Honore de Balzac The PG Edition of […]
Bravo: a cable television channel. Bravo (cable TV)
brwnstn brownstone (that is, townhouse)
a treaty (1914) between the U.S. and Nicaragua by which the U.S. secured exclusive rights to build a canal across Nicaragua, to connect the Atlantic and Pacific.