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Crossword Solutions for: ???CE
- (n.) A square of white linen worn at first on the head, but now about the neck and shoulders, by priests of the Roman Catholic Church while saying Mass.
- (n.) A hood, or cape with a hood, made of lined with gray fur, formerly worn by the clergy; -- written also amess, amyss, and almuce.
- (adv.) With a quick pace; quick; fast; speedily.
- (v. t.) To tear up by the roots; to draw away.
- Italian bowling played on a long narrow dirt court
- (n.) A boy's game played with large marbles.
- (n.) That which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly; a bandage or a prop.
- (n.) A cord, ligament, or rod, for producing or maintaining tension, as a cord on the side of a drum.
- (n.) The state of being braced or tight; tension.
- (n.) A piece of material used to transmit, or change the direction of, weight or pressure; any one of the pieces, in a frame or truss, which divide the structure into triangular parts. It may act as a tie, or as a strut, and serves to prevent distortion of the structure, and transverse strains in its members. A boiler brace is a diagonal stay, connecting the head with the shell.
- (n.) A vertical curved line connecting two or more words or lines, which are to be taken together; thus, boll, bowl; or, in music, used to connect staves.
- (n.) A rope reeved through a block at the end of a yard, by which the yard is moved horizontally; also, a rudder gudgeon.
- (n.) A curved instrument or handle of iron or wood, for holding and turning bits, etc.; a bitstock.
- (n.) A pair; a couple; as, a brace of ducks; now rarely applied to persons, except familiarly or with some contempt.
- (n.) Straps or bands to sustain trousers; suspenders.
- (n.) Harness; warlike preparation.
- (n.) Armor for the arm; vantbrace.
- (n.) The mouth of a shaft.
- (v. i.) To get tone or vigor; to rouse one's energies; -- with up.
- (v. t.) To furnish with braces; to support; to prop; as, to brace a beam in a building.
- (v. t.) To draw tight; to tighten; to put in a state of tension; to strain; to strengthen; as, to brace the nerves.
- (v. t.) To bind or tie closely; to fasten tightly.
- (v. t.) To place in a position for resisting pressure; to hold firmly; as, he braced himself against the crowd.
- (v. t.) To move around by means of braces; as, to brace the yards.
- King of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)
- Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)
- (n.) See 3d Chase, n., 3.
- (v. t.) To pursue. See Chase v. t.
- (Greek mythology) a sorceress who detained Odysseus on her island and turned his men into swine
- (v. i.) To move with measured steps, or to a musical accompaniment; to go through, either alone or in company with others, with a regulated succession of movements, (commonly) to the sound of music; to trip or leap rhythmically.
- (v. i.) To move nimbly or merrily; to express pleasure by motion; to caper; to frisk; to skip about.
- (v. i.) The leaping, tripping, or measured stepping of one who dances; an amusement, in which the movements of the persons are regulated by art, in figures and in accord with music.
- (v. i.) A tune by which dancing is regulated, as the minuet, the waltz, the cotillon, etc.
- (v. t.) To cause to dance, or move nimbly or merrily about, or up and down; to dandle.
- Make or become free of frost or ice; "Defrost the car window"
- (n.) Two; a card or a die with two spots; as, the deuce of hearts.
- (n.) A condition of the score beginning whenever each side has won three strokes in the same game (also reckoned "40 all"), and reverted to as often as a tie is made until one of the sides secures two successive strokes following a tie or deuce, which decides the game.
- (n.) The devil; a demon.
- (adv.) Alt. of Dolcemente
- (a.) Sweet; pleasant.
- (a.) Sober; prudent; sedate; modest.
- (v. t.) To make sweet; to soothe.
- (n.) One backward in book learning; a child or other person dull or weak in intellect; a dullard; a dolt.
- (v. t.) To bring or draw out; to cause to appear; to produce against counter agency or influence; to extract; to evolve; as, to educe a form from matter.
- (v. t.) To stuff with forcemeat; hence, to fill with mingled ingredients; to fill full; to stuff.
- (v. t.) To render fat.
- (v. t.) To swell out; to render pompous.
- (v. t.) Stuffing, or mixture of viands, like that used on dressing a fowl; forcemeat.
- (v. t.) A low style of comedy; a dramatic composition marked by low humor, generally written with little regard to regularity or method, and abounding with ludicrous incidents and expressions.
- (v. t.) Ridiculous or empty show; as, a mere farce.
- (n.) That which fends off attack or danger; a defense; a protection; a cover; security; shield.
- (n.) An inclosure about a field or other space, or about any object; especially, an inclosing structure of wood, iron, or other material, intended to prevent intrusion from without or straying from within.
- (n.) A projection on the bolt, which passes through the tumbler gates in locking and unlocking.
- (n.) Self-defense by the use of the sword; the art and practice of fencing and sword play; hence, skill in debate and repartee. See Fencing.
- (n.) A receiver of stolen goods, or a place where they are received.
- (v. i.) To make a defense; to guard one's self of anything, as against an attack; to give protection or security, as by a fence.
- (v. i.) To practice the art of attack and defense with the sword or with the foil, esp. with the smallsword, using the point only.
- (v. i.) Hence, to fight or dispute in the manner of fencers, that is, by thrusting, guarding, parrying, etc.
- (v. t.) To fend off danger from; to give security to; to protect; to guard.
- (v. t.) To inclose with a fence or other protection; to secure by an inclosure.
- (n.) A waterfall; a cascade.
- (n.) Strength or energy of body or mind; active power; vigor; might; often, an unusual degree of strength or energy; capacity of exercising an influence or producing an effect; especially, power to persuade, or convince, or impose obligation; pertinency; validity; special signification; as, the force of an appeal, an argument, a contract, or a term.
- (n.) Power exerted against will or consent; compulsory power; violence; coercion.
- (n.) Strength or power for war; hence, a body of land or naval combatants, with their appurtenances, ready for action; -- an armament; troops; warlike array; -- often in the plural; hence, a body of men prepared for action in other ways; as, the laboring force of a plantation.
- (n.) Strength or power exercised without law, or contrary to law, upon persons or things; violence.
- (n.) Validity; efficacy.
- (n.) Any action between two bodies which changes, or tends to change, their relative condition as to rest or motion; or, more generally, which changes, or tends to change, any physical relation between them, whether mechanical, thermal, chemical, electrical, magnetic, or of any other kind; as, the force of gravity; cohesive force; centrifugal force.
- (n.) To constrain to do or to forbear, by the exertion of a power not resistible; to compel by physical, moral, or intellectual means; to coerce; as, masters force slaves to labor.
- (n.) To compel, as by strength of evidence; as, to force conviction on the mind.
- (n.) To do violence to; to overpower, or to compel by violence to one;s will; especially, to ravish; to violate; to commit rape upon.
- (n.) To obtain or win by strength; to take by violence or struggle; specifically, to capture by assault; to storm, as a fortress.
- (n.) To impel, drive, wrest, extort, get, etc., by main strength or violence; -- with a following adverb, as along, away, from, into, through, out, etc.
- (n.) To put in force; to cause to be executed; to make binding; to enforce.
- (n.) To exert to the utmost; to urge; hence, to strain; to urge to excessive, unnatural, or untimely action; to produce by unnatural effort; as, to force a consient or metaphor; to force a laugh; to force fruits.
- (n.) To compel (an adversary or partner) to trump a trick by leading a suit of which he has none.
- (n.) To provide with forces; to reenforce; to strengthen by soldiers; to man; to garrison.
- (n.) To allow the force of; to value; to care for.
- (v. i.) To use violence; to make violent effort; to strive; to endeavor.
- (v. i.) To make a difficult matter of anything; to labor; to hesitate; hence, to force of, to make much account of; to regard.
- (v. i.) To be of force, importance, or weight; to matter.
- (v. t.) To stuff; to lard; to farce.
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