noun, (used with a plural verb)
absorbent, knitted briefs or shorts, often of wool, used as a diaper cover on infants.
noun, plural so-and-sos. 1. someone or something not definitely named: to gossip about so-and-so. 2. a bastard; son of a bitch (used as a euphemism): Tell the old so-and-so to mind his own business. noun (informal) (pl) so-and-sos 1. a person whose name is forgotten or ignored: so-and-so came to see me 2. (euphemistic) a […]
noun 1. Sir John, 1753–1837, English architect. noun 1. Sir John. 1753–1837, British architect. His work includes Dulwich College Art Gallery (1811–14) and his own house in Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London (1812–13), which is now the Sir John Soane’s Museum
noun 1. a Chilean tree, Quillaja saponaria, of the rose family, having evergreen leaves and small, white flowers. 2. the inner bark of this tree, used as a substitute for soap. noun 1. Also called quillai. a W South American rosaceous tree, Quillaja saponaria, with undivided evergreen leaves and small white flowers 2. Also called […]
noun, plural soapberries. 1. the fruit of any of certain tropical or subtropical trees of the genus Sapindus, especially S. saponaria, used as a substitute for soap. 2. the tree itself. noun (pl) -ries 1. any of various chiefly tropical American sapindaceous trees of the genus Sapindus, esp S. saponaria (or S. marginatus), having pulpy […]