a nail having a small, conical head, slenderer than a common nail of the same length, used for laying floors, fastening matchboarding, and other work in which the head may remain visible.
natural gas obtained from an oil well.
a building or large room used for meetings, entertainment, dancing, etc., especially such a place equipped with gambling devices, gambling tables, etc. (in Italy) a small country house or lodge. Also, cassino. Cards. a game in which cards that are face up on the table are taken with eligible cards in the hand. Contemporary Examples […]
casiphia silver, a place between Babylon and Jerusalem, where Iddo resided (Ezra 8:17); otherwise unknown. Historical Examples There was a community of Levites at a place called casiphia, under the direction of a leader named Iddo. Expositor’s Bible: Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther Walter Adeney
a small crude dwelling forming part of a shantytown inhabited by Mexican laborers in the southwestern U.S. a luxurious bungalow serving as private guest accommodations at a resort hotel, especially in the southwestern U.S. or Mexico. Historical Examples The light in his own casita flickered briefly and then vanished. Heart’s Desire Emerson Hough We started […]