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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: ???B

abib

abib
(n.) The first month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, corresponding nearly to our April. After the Babylonish captivity this month was called Nisan.

ahab

ahab
According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC)
Captain Ahab is a fictional character in Herman Melville's Moby-Dick (1851), the monomaniacal captain of the whaling ship

arab

arab
(n.) One of a swarthy race occupying Arabia, and numerous in Syria, Northern Africa, etc.

barb

barb
(n.) Beard, or that which resembles it, or grows in the place of it.
(n.) A muffler, worn by nuns and mourners.
(n.) Paps, or little projections, of the mucous membrane, which mark the opening of the submaxillary glands under the tongue in horses and cattle. The name is mostly applied when the barbs are inflamed and swollen.
(n.) The point that stands backward in an arrow, fishhook, etc., to prevent it from being easily extracted. Hence: Anything which stands out with a sharp point obliquely or crosswise to something else.
(n.) A bit for a horse.
(n.) One of the side branches of a feather, which collectively constitute the vane. See Feather.
(n.) A southern name for the kingfishes of the eastern and southeastern coasts of the United States; -- also improperly called whiting.
(n.) A hair or bristle ending in a double hook.
(n.) The Barbary horse, a superior breed introduced from Barbary into Spain by the Moors.
(n.) A blackish or dun variety of the pigeon, originally brought from Barbary.
(n.) Armor for a horse. Same as 2d Bard, n., 1.
(v. t.) To shave or dress the beard of.
(v. t.) To clip; to mow.
(v. t.) To furnish with barbs, or with that which will hold or hurt like barbs, as an arrow, fishhook, spear, etc.

bibb

bibb
(n.) A bibcock. See Bib, n., 3.

blab

blab
(n.) One who blabs; a babbler; a telltale.
(v.) To utter or tell unnecessarily, or in a thoughtless manner; to publish (secrets or trifles) without reserve or discretion.
(v. i.) To talk thoughtlessly or without discretion; to tattle; to tell tales.

bleb

bleb
(n.) A large vesicle or bulla, usually containing a serous fluid; a blister; a bubble, as in water, glass, etc.

blob

blob
(n.) Something blunt and round; a small drop or lump of something viscid or thick; a drop; a bubble; a blister.
(n.) A small fresh-water fish (Uranidea Richardsoni); the miller's thumb.

blub

blub
(v. t. & i.) To swell; to puff out, as with weeping.

bomb

bomb
(n.) A great noise; a hollow sound.
(n.) A shell; esp. a spherical shell, like those fired from mortars. See Shell.
(n.) A bomb ketch.
(v. i.) To sound; to boom; to make a humming or buzzing sound.
(v. t.) To bombard.

boob

boob
Commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake; "I blundered during the job interview"
Either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
An ignorant or foolish person

brob

brob
(n.) A peculiar brad-shaped spike, to be driven alongside the end of an abutting timber to prevent its slipping.

bulb

bulb
(n.) A spheroidal body growing from a plant either above or below the ground (usually below), which is strictly a bud, consisting of a cluster of partially developed leaves, and producing, as it grows, a stem above, and roots below, as in the onion, tulip, etc. It differs from a corm in not being solid.
(n.) A name given to some parts that resemble in shape certain bulbous roots; as, the bulb of the aorta.
(n.) An expansion or protuberance on a stem or tube, as the bulb of a thermometer, which may be of any form, as spherical, cylindrical, curved, etc.
(v. i.) To take the shape of a bulb; to swell.

chab

chab
(n.) The red-bellied wood pecker (Melanerpes Carolinus).

chub

chub
(n.) A species to fresh-water fish of the Cyprinidae or Carp family. The common European species is Leuciscus cephalus; the cheven. In America the name is applied to various fishes of the same family, of the genera Semotilus, Squalius, Ceratichthys, etc., and locally to several very different fishes, as the tautog, black bass, etc.

club

club
(n.) A heavy staff of wood, usually tapering, and wielded the hand; a weapon; a cudgel.
(n.) Any card of the suit of cards having a figure like the trefoil or clover leaf. (pl.) The suit of cards having such figure.
(n.) An association of persons for the promotion of some common object, as literature, science, politics, good fellowship, etc.; esp. an association supported by equal assessments or contributions of the members.
(n.) A joint charge of expense, or any person's share of it; a contribution to a common fund.
(v. i.) To form a club; to combine for the promotion of some common object; to unite.
(v. i.) To pay on equal or proportionate share of a common charge or expense; to pay for something by contribution.
(v. i.) To drift in a current with an anchor out.
(v. t.) To beat with a club.
(v. t.) To throw, or allow to fall, into confusion.
(v. t.) To unite, or contribute, for the accomplishment of a common end; as, to club exertions.
(v. t.) To raise, or defray, by a proportional assesment; as, to club the expense.

comb

comb
(n.) An instrument with teeth, for straightening, cleansing, and adjusting the hair, or for keeping it in place.
(n.) An instrument for currying hairy animals, or cleansing and smoothing their coats; a currycomb.
(n.) A toothed instrument used for separating and cleansing wool, flax, hair, etc.
(n.) The serrated vibratory doffing knife of a carding machine.
(n.) A former, commonly cone-shaped, used in hat manufacturing for hardening the soft fiber into a bat.
(n.) A tool with teeth, used for chasing screws on work in a lathe; a chaser.
(n.) The notched scale of a wire micrometer.
(n.) The collector of an electrical machine, usually resembling a comb.
(n.) The naked fleshy crest or caruncle on the upper part of the bill or hood of a cock or other bird. It is usually red.
(n.) One of a pair of peculiar organs on the base of the abdomen of scorpions.
(n.) The curling crest of a wave.
(n.) The waxen framework forming the walls of the cells in which bees store their honey, eggs, etc.; honeycomb.
(n.) The thumbpiece of the hammer of a gunlock, by which it may be cocked.
(n.) To roll over, as the top or crest of a wave; to break with a white foam, as waves.
(n.) Alt. of Combe
(n.) A dry measure. See Coomb.
(v. t.) To disentangle, cleanse, or adjust, with a comb; to lay smooth and straight with, or as with, a comb; as, to comb hair or wool. See under Combing.

corb

corb
(n.) A basket used in coal mines, etc. see Corf.
(n.) An ornament in a building; a corbel.

crab

crab
(a.) A crab apple; -- so named from its harsh taste.
(a.) A cudgel made of the wood of the crab tree; a crabstick.
(a.) A movable winch or windlass with powerful gearing, used with derricks, etc.
(a.) A form of windlass, or geared capstan, for hauling ships into dock, etc.
(a.) A machine used in ropewalks to stretch the yarn.
(a.) A claw for anchoring a portable machine.
(a.) Sour; rough; austere.
(n.) One of the brachyuran Crustacea. They are mostly marine, and usually have a broad, short body, covered with a strong shell or carapace. The abdomen is small and curled up beneath the body.
(n.) The zodiacal constellation Cancer.
(v. i.) To drift sidewise or to leeward, as a vessel.
(v. t.) To make sour or morose; to embitter.
(v. t.) To beat with a crabstick.

crib

crib
(n.) A manger or rack; a feeding place for animals.
(n.) A stall for oxen or other cattle.
(n.) A small inclosed bedstead or cot for a child.
(n.) A box or bin, or similar wooden structure, for storing grain, salt, etc.; as, a crib for corn or oats.
(n.) A hovel; a hut; a cottage.
(n.) A structure or frame of timber for a foundation, or for supporting a roof, or for lining a shaft.
(n.) A structure of logs to be anchored with stones; -- used for docks, pier, dams, etc.
(n.) A small raft of timber.
(n.) A small theft; anything purloined;; a plagiaris/; hence, a translation or key, etc., to aid a student in preparing or reciting his lessons.
(n.) A miner's luncheon.
(n.) The discarded cards which the dealer can use in scoring points in cribbage.
(v. i.) To crowd together, or to be confined, as in a crib or in narrow accommodations.
(v. i.) To make notes for dishonest use in recitation or examination.
(v. i.) To seize the manger or other solid object with the teeth and draw in wind; -- said of a horse.
(v. t.) To shut up or confine in a narrow habitation; to cage; to cramp.
(v. t.) To pilfer or purloin; hence, to steal from an author; to appropriate; to plagiarize; as, to crib a line from Milton.

curb

curb
(n.) That which curbs, restrains, or subdues; a check or hindrance; esp., a chain or strap attached to the upper part of the branches of a bit, and capable of being drawn tightly against the lower jaw of the horse.
(n.) An assemblage of three or more pieces of timber, or a metal member, forming a frame around an opening, and serving to maintain the integrity of that opening; also, a ring of stone serving a similar purpose, as at the eye of a dome.
(n.) A frame or wall round the mouth of a well; also, a frame within a well to prevent the earth caving in.
(n.) A curbstone.
(n.) A swelling on the back part of the hind leg of a horse, just behind the lowest part of the hock joint, generally causing lameness.
(v. i.) To bend; to crouch; to cringe.
(v. t.) To bend or curve
(v. t.) To guide and manage, or restrain, as with a curb; to bend to one's will; to subject; to subdue; to restrain; to confine; to keep in check.
(v. t.) To furnish wich a curb, as a well; also, to restrain by a curb, as a bank of earth.

dabb

dabb
(n.) A large, spine-tailed lizard (Uromastix spinipes), found in Egypt, Arabia, and Palestine; -- called also dhobb, and dhabb.
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