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abeam

abeam
(adv.) On the beam, that is, on a line which forms a right angle with the ship's keel; opposite to the center of the ship's side.

abear

abear
(v. t.) To bear; to behave.
(v. t.) To put up with; to endure.

ahead

ahead
(adv.) In or to the front; in advance; onward.
(adv.) Headlong; without restraint.

aheap

aheap
(adv.) In a heap; huddled together.

aleak

aleak
(adv. & a.) In a leaking condition.

anear

anear
(prep. & adv.) Near.
(v. t. & i.) To near; to approach.

apeak

apeak
(adv. & a.) In a vertical line. The anchor in apeak, when the cable has been sufficiently hove in to bring the ship over it, and the ship is them said to be hove apeak.

aread

aread
(v. t.) Alt. of Areed

areal

areal
(a.) Of or pertaining to an area; as, areal interstices (the areas or spaces inclosed by the reticulate vessels of leaves).

arear

arear
(adv.) Backward; in or to the rear; behindhand.
(v. t. & i.) To raise; to set up; to stir up.

bleak

bleak
(a.) Without color; pale; pallid.
(a.) Desolate and exposed; swept by cold winds.
(a.) Cold and cutting; cheerless; as, a bleak blast.
(a.) A small European river fish (Leuciscus alburnus), of the family Cyprinidae; the blay.

blear

blear
(v.) Dim or sore with water or rheum; -- said of the eyes.
(v.) Causing or caused by dimness of sight; dim.
(v. t.) To make somewhat sore or watery, as the eyes; to dim, or blur, as the sight. Figuratively: To obscure (mental or moral perception); to blind; to hoodwink.

bleat

bleat
(n.) A plaintive cry of, or like that of, a sheep.
(v. i.) To make the noise of, or one like that of, a sheep; to cry like a sheep or calf.

bread

bread
(a.) To spread.
(n.) An article of food made from flour or meal by moistening, kneading, and baking.
(n.) Food; sustenance; support of life, in general.
(v. t.) To cover with bread crumbs, preparatory to cooking; as, breaded cutlets.

break

break
(n.) See Commutator.
(v. i.) To come apart or divide into two or more pieces, usually with suddenness and violence; to part; to burst asunder.
(v. i.) To open spontaneously, or by pressure from within, as a bubble, a tumor, a seed vessel, a bag.
(v. i.) To burst forth; to make its way; to come to view; to appear; to dawn.
(v. i.) To burst forth violently, as a storm.
(v. i.) To open up; to be scattered; to be dissipated; as, the clouds are breaking.
(v. i.) To become weakened in constitution or faculties; to lose health or strength.
(v. i.) To be crushed, or overwhelmed with sorrow or grief; as, my heart is breaking.
(v. i.) To fall in business; to become bankrupt.
(v. i.) To make an abrupt or sudden change; to change the gait; as, to break into a run or gallop.
(v. i.) To fail in musical quality; as, a singer's voice breaks when it is strained beyond its compass and a tone or note is not completed, but degenerates into an unmusical sound instead. Also, to change in tone, as a boy's voice at puberty.
(v. i.) To fall out; to terminate friendship.
(v. t.) To strain apart; to sever by fracture; to divide with violence; as, to break a rope or chain; to break a seal; to break an axle; to break rocks or coal; to break a lock.
(v. t.) To lay open as by breaking; to divide; as, to break a package of goods.
(v. t.) To lay open, as a purpose; to disclose, divulge, or communicate.
(v. t.) To infringe or violate, as an obligation, law, or promise.
(v. t.) To interrupt; to destroy the continuity of; to dissolve or terminate; as, to break silence; to break one's sleep; to break one's journey.
(v. t.) To destroy the completeness of; to remove a part from; as, to break a set.
(v. t.) To destroy the arrangement of; to throw into disorder; to pierce; as, the cavalry were not able to break the British squares.
(v. t.) To shatter to pieces; to reduce to fragments.
(v. t.) To exchange for other money or currency of smaller denomination; as, to break a five dollar bill.
(v. t.) To destroy the strength, firmness, or consistency of; as, to break flax.
(v. t.) To weaken or impair, as health, spirit, or mind.
(v. t.) To diminish the force of; to lessen the shock of, as a fall or blow.
(v. t.) To impart, as news or information; to broach; -- with to, and often with a modified word implying some reserve; as, to break the news gently to the widow; to break a purpose cautiously to a friend.
(v. t.) To tame; to reduce to subjection; to make tractable; to discipline; as, to break a horse to the harness or saddle.
(v. t.) To destroy the financial credit of; to make bankrupt; to ruin.
(v. t.) To destroy the official character and standing of; to cashier; to dismiss.
(v. t.) An opening made by fracture or disruption.
(v. t.) An interruption of continuity; change of direction; as, a break in a wall; a break in the deck of a ship.
(v. t.) A projection or recess from the face of a building.
(v. t.) An opening or displacement in the circuit, interrupting the electrical current.
(v. t.) An interruption; a pause; as, a break in friendship; a break in the conversation.
(v. t.) An interruption in continuity in writing or printing, as where there is an omission, an unfilled line, etc.
(v. t.) The first appearing, as of light in the morning; the dawn; as, the break of day; the break of dawn.
(v. t.) A large four-wheeled carriage, having a straight body and calash top, with the driver's seat in front and the footman's behind.
(v. t.) A device for checking motion, or for measuring friction. See Brake, n. 9 & 10.

bream

bream
(n.) A European fresh-water cyprinoid fish of the genus Abramis, little valued as food. Several species are known.
(n.) An American fresh-water fish, of various species of Pomotis and allied genera, which are also called sunfishes and pondfishes. See Pondfish.
(n.) A marine sparoid fish of the genus Pagellus, and allied genera. See Sea Bream.
(v. t.) To clean, as a ship's bottom of adherent shells, seaweed, etc., by the application of fire and scraping.

cheap

cheap
(adv.) Cheaply.
(n.) A bargain; a purchase; cheapness.
(n.) Having a low price in market; of small cost or price, as compared with the usual price or the real value.
(n.) Of comparatively small value; common; mean.
(v. i.) To buy; to bargain.

cheat

cheat
(n.) An act of deception or fraud; that which is the means of fraud or deception; a fraud; a trick; imposition; imposture.
(n.) One who cheats or deceives; an impostor; a deceiver; a cheater.
(n.) A troublesome grass, growing as a weed in grain fields; -- called also chess. See Chess.
(n.) The obtaining of property from another by an intentional active distortion of the truth.
(n.) To deceive and defraud; to impose upon; to trick; to swindle.
(n.) To beguile.
(n.) Wheat, or bread made from wheat.
(v. i.) To practice fraud or trickery; as, to cheat at cards.

clean

clean
(a.) To render clean; to free from whatever is foul, offensive, or extraneous; to purify; to cleanse.
(adv.) Without limitation or remainder; quite; perfectly; wholly; entirely.
(adv.) Without miscarriage; not bunglingly; dexterously.
(superl.) Free from dirt or filth; as, clean clothes.
(superl.) Free from that which is useless or injurious; without defects; as, clean land; clean timber.
(superl.) Free from awkwardness; not bungling; adroit; dexterous; as, aclean trick; a clean leap over a fence.
(superl.) Free from errors and vulgarisms; as, a clean style.
(superl.) Free from restraint or neglect; complete; entire.
(superl.) Free from moral defilement; sinless; pure.
(superl.) Free from ceremonial defilement.
(superl.) Free from that which is corrupting to the morals; pure in tone; healthy.
(superl.) Well-proportioned; shapely; as, clean limbs.

clear

clear
(adv.) In a clear manner; plainly.
(adv.) Without limitation; wholly; quite; entirely; as, to cut a piece clear off.
(n.) Full extent; distance between extreme limits; especially; the distance between the nearest surfaces of two bodies, or the space between walls; as, a room ten feet square in the clear.
(superl.) Free from opaqueness; transparent; bright; light; luminous; unclouded.
(superl.) Free from ambiguity or indistinctness; lucid; perspicuous; plain; evident; manifest; indubitable.
(superl.) Able to perceive clearly; keen; acute; penetrating; discriminating; as, a clear intellect; a clear head.
(superl.) Not clouded with passion; serene; cheerful.
(superl.) Easily or distinctly heard; audible; canorous.
(superl.) Without mixture; entirely pure; as, clear sand.
(superl.) Without defect or blemish, such as freckles or knots; as, a clear complexion; clear lumber.
(superl.) Free from guilt or stain; unblemished.
(superl.) Without diminution; in full; net; as, clear profit.
(superl.) Free from impediment or obstruction; unobstructed; as, a clear view; to keep clear of debt.
(superl.) Free from embarrassment; detention, etc.
(v. i.) To become free from clouds or fog; to become fair; -- often followed by up, off, or away.
(v. i.) To disengage one's self from incumbrances, distress, or entanglements; to become free.
(v. i.) To make exchanges of checks and bills, and settle balances, as is done in a clearing house.
(v. i.) To obtain a clearance; as, the steamer cleared for Liverpool to-day.
(v. t.) To render bright, transparent, or undimmed; to free from clouds.
(v. t.) To free from impurities; to clarify; to cleanse.
(v. t.) To free from obscurity or ambiguity; to relive of perplexity; to make perspicuous.
(v. t.) To render more quick or acute, as the understanding; to make perspicacious.
(v. t.) To free from impediment or incumbrance, from defilement, or from anything injurious, useless, or offensive; as, to clear land of trees or brushwood, or from stones; to clear the sight or the voice; to clear one's self from debt; -- often used with of, off, away, or out.
(v. t.) To free from the imputation of guilt; to justify, vindicate, or acquit; -- often used with from before the thing imputed.
(v. t.) To leap or pass by, or over, without touching or failure; as, to clear a hedge; to clear a reef.
(v. t.) To gain without deduction; to net.

cleat

cleat
(n.) A strip of wood or iron fastened on transversely to something in order to give strength, prevent warping, hold position, etc.
(n.) A device made of wood or metal, having two arms, around which turns may be taken with a line or rope so as to hold securely and yet be readily released. It is bolted by the middle to a deck or mast, etc., or it may be lashed to a rope.
(v. t.) To strengthen with a cleat.

creak

creak
(n.) The sound produced by anything that creaks; a creaking.
(v. i.) To make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound, as by the friction of hard substances; as, shoes creak.
(v. t.) To produce a creaking sound with.

cream

cream
(n.) The rich, oily, and yellowish part of milk, which, when the milk stands unagitated, rises, and collects on the surface. It is the part of milk from which butter is obtained.
(n.) The part of any liquor that rises, and collects on the surface.
(n.) A delicacy of several kinds prepared for the table from cream, etc., or so as to resemble cream.
(n.) A cosmetic; a creamlike medicinal preparation.
(n.) The best or choicest part of a thing; the quintessence; as, the cream of a jest or story; the cream of a collection of books or pictures.
(v. i.) To form or become covered with cream; to become thick like cream; to assume the appearance of cream; hence, to grow stiff or formal; to mantle.
(v. t.) To skim, or take off by skimming, as cream.
(v. t.) To take off the best or choicest part of.
(v. t.) To furnish with, or as with, cream.
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