an English dry measure formerly used for coal, coke, lime, and the like, varying locally from 32 to 36 bushels or more.
a unit of capacity equal to 36 bushels. Formerly used in the US for the measurement of solids, being equivalent to 1.268 cubic metres. Used in Britain for both solids and liquids, it is equivalent to 1.309 cubic metres
a herdsman’s hut in the Swiss Alps. a kind of farmhouse, low and with wide eaves, common in Alpine regions. any cottage, house, ski lodge, etc., built in this style. noun a type of wooden house of Swiss origin, typically low, with wide projecting eaves a similar house used esp as a ski lodge, garden […]
an inlet of the Gulf of St. Lawrence between NE New Brunswick and SE Quebec, in SE Canada: rich fishing ground. About 85 miles (135 km) long; 15–25 miles (24–40 km) wide.
Fëdor Ivanovich [fyaw-duh r ee-vah-nuh-vyich] /ˈfyɔ dər iˈvɑ nə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1873–1938, Russian operatic bass. noun Fyodor Ivanovich (ˈfjɔdər iˈvanəvitʃ). 1873–1938, Russian operatic bass singer
Ecclesiastical. a cup for the wine of the Eucharist or Mass. the wine contained in it. a drinking cup or goblet. a cuplike blossom. noun (poetic) a drinking cup; goblet (Christianity) a gold or silver cup containing the wine at Mass the calyx of a flower, esp a cup-shaped calyx n. early 14c., from Anglo-French […]