(Brit) game animals, such as hares or deer, found on the earth’s surface: distinguished from game birds
noun 1. Optics. glass that has had its polished surface removed by fine grinding and that is used to diffuse light. 2. glass that has been ground into fine particles, especially for use as an abrasive. noun 1. glass that has a rough surface produced by grinding, used for diffusing light 2. glass in the […]
noun 1. a prostrate yew, Taxus canadensis, of eastern North America, having short, flat needles and red, berrylike fruit.
[ground-hog, -hawg] /ˈgraʊndˌhɒg, -hɔg/ noun 1. . /ˈɡraʊndˌhɒɡ/ noun 1. another name for woodchuck n. 1784, from ground (n.) + hog (n.). Also known colloquially as a whistlepig, and cf. aardvark. Ground Hog Day first recorded 1871, American English.