Random Words & Definitions
  • Cingle (n.) - A girth.
  • Racket (v. i.) - To engage in noisy sport; to frolic.
  • Pledgee (n.) - The one to whom a pledge is given, or to whom property pledged is delivered.
  • Dereliction (n.) - The state of being left or abandoned.
  • Rack (n.) - The neck and spine of a fore quarter of veal or mutton.
  • Low (adv.) - In a path near the equator, so that the declination is small, or near the horizon, so that the altitude is small; -- said of the heavenly bodies with reference to the diurnal revolution; as, the moon runs low, that is, is comparatively near the horizon when on or near the meridian.
  • Cartouch (n.) - A gunner's bag for ammunition
  • Nineteenth (a.) - Constituting or being one of nineteen equal parts into which anything is divided.
  • Rise (v.) - To come; to offer itself.
  • Sooterkin (n.) - A kind of false birth, fabled to be produced by Dutch women from sitting over their stoves; also, an abortion, in a figurative sense; an abortive scheme.
  • Northern (a.) - In a direction toward the north; as, to steer a northern course; coming from the north; as, a northern wind.
  • Scholion (n.) - A scholium.
  • Gallstone (n.) - A concretion, or calculus, formed in the gall bladder or biliary passages. See Calculus, n., 1.
  • Meso- - Alt. of Mes-
  • Elastic (a.) - Springing back; having a power or inherent property of returning to the form from which a substance is bent, drawn, pressed, or twisted; springy; having the power of rebounding; as, a bow is elastic; the air is elastic; India rubber is elastic.