a small occasional table, usually having a round or oval top, with drop leaves supported by swinging brackets pivoted to the stretchers and to the underside of the top.
a clack valve having two flaps with a common hinge. a valve, as the throttle valve in a carburetor, that swings about a central axis across its face. noun a disc that acts as a valve by turning about a diameter, esp one used as the throttle valve in a carburettor a non-return valve consisting […]
a wooden fastening in the form of a double dovetail for joining two boards at their edges.
Also called orange milkweed. a North American milkweed, Asclepias tuberosa, having clusters of bright orange flowers. an erect North American plant, Gaura coccinea, of the evening primrose family, having wandlike spikes of white to pink flowers turning red with age. Historical Examples The Adventures of Maya the Bee Waldemar Bonsels Wild Life Near Home Dallas […]
like, containing, or spread with butter. resembling butter, as in smoothness or softness of texture: a vest of buttery leather. grossly flattering; smarmy. Chiefly New England. a room or rooms in which the provisions, wines, and liquors of a household are kept; pantry; larder. a room in colleges, especially at Oxford and Cambridge universities, from […]