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anchor

anchor
(n.) A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays hold of the earth by a fluke or hook and thus retains the ship in a particular station.
(n.) Any instrument or contrivance serving a purpose like that of a ship's anchor, as an arrangement of timber to hold a dam fast; a contrivance to hold the end of a bridge cable, or other similar part; a contrivance used by founders to hold the core of a mold in place.
(n.) Fig.: That which gives stability or security; that on which we place dependence for safety.
(n.) An emblem of hope.
(n.) A metal tie holding adjoining parts of a building together.
(n.) Carved work, somewhat resembling an anchor or arrowhead; -- a part of the ornaments of certain moldings. It is seen in the echinus, or egg-and-anchor (called also egg-and-dart, egg-and-tongue) ornament.
(n.) One of the anchor-shaped spicules of certain sponges; also, one of the calcareous spinules of certain Holothurians, as in species of Synapta.
(n.) An anchoret.
(v. i.) To cast anchor; to come to anchor; as, our ship (or the captain) anchored in the stream.
(v. i.) To stop; to fix or rest.
(v. t.) To place at anchor; to secure by an anchor; as, to anchor a ship.
(v. t.) To fix or fasten; to fix in a stable condition; as, to anchor the cables of a suspension bridge.

anther

anther
(n.) That part of the stamen containing the pollen, or fertilizing dust, which, when mature, is emitted for the impregnation of the ovary.

archer

archer
(n.) A bowman, one skilled in the use of the bow and arrow.

arthur

arthur
A legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot
Elected vice president and became 21st President of the United States when Garfield was assassinated (1830-1886)

author

author
(n.) The beginner, former, or first mover of anything; hence, the efficient cause of a thing; a creator; an originator.
(n.) One who composes or writes a book; a composer, as distinguished from an editor, translator, or compiler.
(n.) The editor of a periodical.
(n.) An informant.
(v. t.) To occasion; to originate.
(v. t.) To tell; to say; to declare.

bichir

bichir
(n.) A remarkable ganoid fish (Polypterus bichir) found in the Nile and other African rivers. See Brachioganoidei.

bother

bother
(n.) One who, or that which, bothers; state of perplexity or annoyance; embarrassment; worry; disturbance; petty trouble; as, to be in a bother.
(v. i.) To feel care or anxiety; to make or take trouble; to be troublesome.
(v. t.) To annoy; to trouble; to worry; to perplex. See Pother.

cathar

cathar
Member of a Christian sect in Provence (France) in the 12th and 13th centuries who believed the material world was evil.

cather

cather
United States writer who wrote about frontier life (1873-1947)

cipher

cipher
(a.) Of the nature of a cipher; of no weight or influence.
(n.) A character [0] which, standing by itself, expresses nothing, but when placed at the right hand of a whole number, increases its value tenfold.
(n.) One who, or that which, has no weight or influence.
(n.) A character in general, as a figure or letter.
(n.) A combination or interweaving of letters, as the initials of a name; a device; a monogram; as, a painter's cipher, an engraver's cipher, etc. The cut represents the initials N. W.
(n.) A private alphabet, system of characters, or other mode of writing, contrived for the safe transmission of secrets; also, a writing in such characters.
(v. i.) To use figures in a mathematical process; to do sums in arithmetic.
(v. t.) To write in occult characters.
(v. t.) To get by ciphering; as, to cipher out the answer.
(v. t.) To decipher.
(v. t.) To designate by characters.

cither

cither
A 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings
A musical stringed instrument with strings stretched over a flat sounding board; it is laid flat and played with a plectrum and with fingers

cosher

cosher
(v. t.) To levy certain exactions or tribute upon; to lodge and eat at the expense of. See Coshering.
(v. t.) To treat with hospitality; to pet.

cypher

cypher
(n. & v.) See Cipher.

dasher

dasher
(n.) That which dashes or agitates; as, the dasher of a churn.
(n.) A dashboard or splashboard.
(n.) One who makes an ostentatious parade.

dither

dither
An excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"
Vacillate
Make a fuss; be agitated
Act nervously; be undecided; be uncertain

either

either
(a. & pron.) One of two; the one or the other; -- properly used of two things, but sometimes of a larger number, for any one.
(a. & pron.) Each of two; the one and the other; both; -- formerly, also, each of any number.
(conj. Either) precedes two, or more, coordinate words or phrases, and is introductory to an alternative. It is correlative to or.

eschar

eschar
(n.) A dry slough, crust, or scab, which separates from the healthy part of the body, as that produced by a burn, or the application of caustics.
(n.) In Ireland, one of the continuous mounds or ridges of gravelly and sandy drift which extend for many miles over the surface of the country. Similar ridges in Scotland are called kames or kams.

esther

esther
An Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre
(Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen; she stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim)

etcher

etcher
(n.) One who etches.

father

father
(n.) One who has begotten a child, whether son or daughter; a generator; a male parent.
(n.) A male ancestor more remote than a parent; a progenitor; especially, a first ancestor; a founder of a race or family; -- in the plural, fathers, ancestors.
(n.) One who performs the offices of a parent by maintenance, affetionate care, counsel, or protection.
(n.) A respectful mode of address to an old man.
(n.) A senator of ancient Rome.
(n.) A dignitary of the church, a superior of a convent, a confessor (called also father confessor), or a priest; also, the eldest member of a profession, or of a legislative assembly, etc.
(n.) One of the chief esslesiastical authorities of the first centuries after Christ; -- often spoken of collectively as the Fathers; as, the Latin, Greek, or apostolic Fathers.
(n.) One who, or that which, gives origin; an originator; a producer, author, or contriver; the first to practice any art, profession, or occupation; a distinguished example or teacher.
(n.) The Supreme Being and Creator; God; in theology, the first person in the Trinity.
(v. t.) To make one's self the father of; to beget.
(v. t.) To take as one's own child; to adopt; hence, to assume as one's own work; to acknowledge one's self author of or responsible for (a statement, policy, etc.).
(v. t.) To provide with a father.
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