noun (pl) -men
a man of the Palaeolithic age; cave dweller
(informal, facetious) a man who is primitive or brutal in behaviour, etc
A strong, crude man, esp one who is sexually rough and masterful; macho (1900s+)
A strong hitter or slugger (1920s+ Prizefight)
tobacco that has been softened, sweetened, and pressed into cakes. Henry, 1731–1810, English chemist and physicist. William, 4th Duke of Devonshire, 1720–64, British statesman: prime minister 1756–57. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples noun tobacco that has been sweetened and pressed into moulds to form bars noun Henry. 1731–1810, British physicist and chemist: recognized hydrogen, determined the […]
caveola ca·ve·o·la (kā-vē’ə-lə) n. pl. ca·ve·o·lae (-lē’) A small vesicle, or recess, especially one communicating with the outside of a cell and extending inward, indenting the cytoplasm and the cell membrane.
a person who studies or explores caves. Historical Examples
- Cavern diver
noun the practice of diving in underwater caverns, which requires special equipment and techniques and involves exploration of permanent, naturally occurring overhead environments while remaining within sight of their entrances Examples Cavern divers generally go no further than 130 feet from the surface.