oppressively heavy; onerous.
Nautical. having a full hull form, as a merchant vessel built for capacity rather than speed.
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n. Historical Examples Begumbagh George Manville Fenn More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II Charles Darwin The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Thomas Clarkson A Little Norsk; Or, Ol’ Pap’s Flaxen Hamlin Garland Harper’s Round Table, October 1, 1895 Various Fragments of science, V. 1-2 John Tyndall Pike & Cutlass George […]
a chest of drawers, often with a mirror at the top. a division of a government department or an independent administrative unit. an office for collecting or distributing news or information, coordinating work, or performing specified services; agency: a travel bureau; a news bureau. Chiefly British. a desk or writing table with drawers for papers. […]
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the division of the Department of Commerce that gathers, tabulates, and correlates census statistics.