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blonde

blonde
(n.) A person of very fair complexion, with light hair and light blue eyes.
(n.) A kind of silk lace originally of the color of raw silk, now sometimes dyed; -- called also blond lace.
(v. t.) Of a fair color; light-colored; as, blond hair; a blond complexion.

bronte

bronte
English novelist; oldest of three Bronte sisters (1816-1855)
English novelist; one of three Bronte sisters (1818-1848)
English novelist; youngest of three Bronte sisters (1820-1849)

bronze

bronze
(a.) An alloy of copper and tin, to which small proportions of other metals, especially zinc, are sometimes added. It is hard and sonorous, and is used for statues, bells, cannon, etc., the proportions of the ingredients being varied to suit the particular purposes. The varieties containing the higher proportions of tin are brittle, as in bell metal and speculum metal.
(a.) A statue, bust, etc., cast in bronze.
(a.) A yellowish or reddish brown, the color of bronze; also, a pigment or powder for imitating bronze.
(a.) Boldness; impudence; "brass."
(n.) To give an appearance of bronze to, by a coating of bronze powder, or by other means; to make of the color of bronze; as, to bronze plaster casts; to bronze coins or medals.
(n.) To make hard or unfeeling; to brazen.

fronde

fronde
(n.) A political party in France, during the minority of Louis XIV., who opposed the government, and made war upon the court party.

gronte

gronte
Obs. imp. of Groan.

loonie

loonie
The basic unit of money in Canada; "the Canadian dollar has the image of loon on one side of the coin"

moonie

moonie
(n.) The European goldcrest.

plonge

plonge
(v. t.) To cleanse, as open drains which are entered by the tide, by stirring up the sediment when the tide ebbs.

sconce

sconce
(p. p.) A fortification, or work for defense; a fort.
(p. p.) A hut for protection and shelter; a stall.
(p. p.) A piece of armor for the head; headpiece; helmet.
(p. p.) Fig.: The head; the skull; also, brains; sense; discretion.
(p. p.) A poll tax; a mulct or fine.
(p. p.) A protection for a light; a lantern or cased support for a candle; hence, a fixed hanging or projecting candlestick.
(p. p.) Hence, the circular tube, with a brim, in a candlestick, into which the candle is inserted.
(p. p.) A squinch.
(p. p.) A fragment of a floe of ice.
(p. p.) A fixed seat or shelf.
(v. t.) To shut up in a sconce; to imprison; to insconce.
(v. t.) To mulct; to fine.

sponge

sponge
(n.) Any one of numerous species of Spongiae, or Porifera. See Illust. and Note under Spongiae.
(n.) The elastic fibrous skeleton of many species of horny Spongiae (keratosa), used for many purposes, especially the varieties of the genus Spongia. The most valuable sponges are found in the Mediterranean and the Red Sea, and on the coasts of Florida and the West Indies.
(n.) One who lives upon others; a pertinaceous and indolent dependent; a parasite; a sponger.
(n.) Any spongelike substance.
(n.) Dough before it is kneaded and formed into loaves, and after it is converted into a light, spongy mass by the agency of the yeast or leaven.
(n.) Iron from the puddling furnace, in a pasty condition.
(n.) Iron ore, in masses, reduced but not melted or worked.
(n.) A mop for cleaning the bore of a cannon after a discharge. It consists of a cylinder of wood, covered with sheepskin with the wool on, or cloth with a heavy looped nap, and having a handle, or staff.
(n.) The extremity, or point, of a horseshoe, answering to the heel.
(v. i.) To suck in, or imbile, as a sponge.
(v. i.) Fig.: To gain by mean arts, by intrusion, or hanging on; as, an idler sponges on his neighbor.
(v. i.) To be converted, as dough, into a light, spongy mass by the agency of yeast, or leaven.
(v. t.) To cleanse or wipe with a sponge; as, to sponge a slate or a cannon; to wet with a sponge; as, to sponge cloth.
(v. t.) To wipe out with a sponge, as letters or writing; to efface; to destroy all trace of.
(v. t.) Fig.: To deprive of something by imposition.
(v. t.) Fig.: To get by imposition or mean arts without cost; as, to sponge a breakfast.