noun, (used with a plural verb)
Archaic. fits of madness.
anything shaped like a crescent or a half moon.
a crescent-shaped figure bounded by two arcs of circles, either on a plane or a spherical surface.
a line for securing a hawk.
something shaped like a crescent
(RC Church) another word for lunette (sense 6)
(falconry) a leash for hawks or falcons
figure formed by two arcs of circles, 1704, from Latin luna “moon; crescent-shaped badge” (see luna).
[loo-net] /luˈnɛt/ noun 1. any of various objects or spaces of crescentlike or semicircular outline or section. 2. Architecture. (in the plane of a wall) an area enframed by an arch or vault. 3. a painting, sculpture, or window filling such an area. 4. Fortification. a work consisting of a salient angle with two flanks […]
[ly-ney-veel] /lü neɪˈvil/ noun 1. a city in NE France, W of Strasbourg: treaty between France and Austria 1801. /French lynevil/ noun 1. a city in NE France: scene of the signing of the Peace of Lunéville between France and Austria (1801). Pop: 20 200 (1999)
[luhng-guh n] /ˈlʌŋ gən/ noun 1. . /ˈlʌŋɡən/ noun 1. another name for longan
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