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(n.) A backward slope in the face of a wall or of a bank; receding slope.
(n.) One who wields a bat; a batsman.
(v. i.) To slope gently backward.
(v. t.) To beat with successive blows; to beat repeatedly and with violence, so as to bruise, shatter, or demolish; as, to batter a wall or rampart.
(v. t.) To wear or impair as if by beating or by hard usage.
(v. t.) To flatten (metal) by hammering, so as to compress it inwardly and spread it outwardly.
(v. t.) A semi-liquid mixture of several ingredients, as, flour, eggs, milk, etc., beaten together and used in cookery.
(v. t.) Paste of clay or loam.
(v. t.) A bruise on the face of a plate or of type in the form.


(a.) Having good qualities in a greater degree than another; as, a better man; a better physician; a better house; a better air.
(a.) Preferable in regard to rank, value, use, fitness, acceptableness, safety, or in any other respect.
(a.) Greater in amount; larger; more.
(a.) Improved in health; less affected with disease; as, the patient is better.
(a.) More advanced; more perfect; as, upon better acquaintance; a better knowledge of the subject.
(a.) To improve or ameliorate; to increase the good qualities of.
(a.) To improve the condition of, morally, physically, financially, socially, or otherwise.
(a.) To surpass in excellence; to exceed; to excel.
(a.) To give advantage to; to support; to advance the interest of.
(compar.) In a superior or more excellent manner; with more skill and wisdom, courage, virtue, advantage, or success; as, Henry writes better than John; veterans fight better than recruits.
(compar.) More correctly or thoroughly.
(compar.) In a higher or greater degree; more; as, to love one better than another.
(compar.) More, in reference to value, distance, time, etc.; as, ten miles and better.
(n.) Advantage, superiority, or victory; -- usually with of; as, to get the better of an enemy.
(n.) One who has a claim to precedence; a superior, as in merit, social standing, etc.; -- usually in the plural.
(n.) One who bets or lays a wager.
(v. i.) To become better; to improve.


(n.) AA turn of the cable which is round the bitts.
(n.) Any substance that is bitter. See Bitters.
(v. t.) Having a peculiar, acrid, biting taste, like that of wormwood or an infusion of hops; as, a bitter medicine; bitter as aloes.
(v. t.) Causing pain or smart; piercing; painful; sharp; severe; as, a bitter cold day.
(v. t.) Causing, or fitted to cause, pain or distress to the mind; calamitous; poignant.
(v. t.) Characterized by sharpness, severity, or cruelty; harsh; stern; virulent; as, bitter reproach.
(v. t.) Mournful; sad; distressing; painful; pitiable.
(v. t.) To make bitter.


(n.) An oily, unctuous substance obtained from cream or milk by churning.
(n.) Any substance resembling butter in degree of consistence, or other qualities, especially, in old chemistry, the chlorides, as butter of antimony, sesquichloride of antimony; also, certain concrete fat oils remaining nearly solid at ordinary temperatures, as butter of cacao, vegetable butter, shea butter.
(n.) One who, or that which, butts.
(v. t.) To cover or spread with butter.
(v. t.) To increase, as stakes, at every throw or every game.


(n.) Alt. of Cottar
(n.) A piece of wood or metal, commonly wedge-shaped, used for fastening together parts of a machine or structure. It is driven into an opening through one or all of the parts. [See Illust.] In the United States a cotter is commonly called a key.
(n.) A toggle.
(v. t.) To fasten with a cotter.


(n.) One who cuts; as, a stone cutter; a die cutter; esp., one who cuts out garments.
(n.) That which cuts; a machine or part of a machine, or a tool or instrument used for cutting, as that part of a mower which severs the stalk, or as a paper cutter.
(n.) A fore tooth; an incisor.
(n.) A boat used by ships of war.
(n.) A fast sailing vessel with one mast, rigged in most essentials like a sloop. A cutter is narrower end deeper than a sloop of the same length, and depends for stability on a deep keel, often heavily weighted with lead.
(n.) A small armed vessel, usually a steamer, in the revenue marine service; -- also called revenue cutter.
(n.) A small, light one-horse sleigh.
(n.) An officer in the exchequer who notes by cutting on the tallies the sums paid.
(n.) A ruffian; a bravo; a destroyer.
(n.) A kind of soft yellow brick, used for facework; -- so called from the facility with which it can be cut.


Having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
Containing or composed of fat; "fatty food"; "fat tissue"
Marked by great fruitfulness; "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil"
Lucrative; "a juicy contract"; "a nice fat job"
Having a relatively large diameter; "a fat rope"


(n.) A chain or shackle for the feet; a chain by which an animal is confined by the foot, either made fast or disabled from free and rapid motion; a bond; a shackle.
(n.) Anything that confines or restrains; a restraint.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) To put fetters upon; to shackle or confine the feet of with a chain; to bind.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) To restrain from motion; to impose restraints on; to confine; to enchain; as, fettered by obligations.


(n.) One who fits or makes to fit;
(n.) One who tries on, and adjusts, articles of dress.
(n.) One who fits or adjusts the different parts of machinery to each other.
(n.) A coal broker who conducts the sales between the owner of a coal pit and the shipper.
(n.) A little piece; a flitter; a flinder.


(n.) One who gets, gains, obtains, acquires, begets, or procreates.


(n.) A channel at the eaves of a roof for conveying away the rain; an eaves channel; an eaves trough.
(n.) A small channel at the roadside or elsewhere, to lead off surface water.
(n.) Any narrow channel or groove; as, a gutter formed by erosion in the vent of a gun from repeated firing.
(v. i.) To become channeled, as a candle when the flame flares in the wind.
(v. t.) To cut or form into small longitudinal hollows; to channel.
(v. t.) To supply with a gutter or gutters.


(n.) One who makes or sells hats.
(v. t.) To tire or worry; -- out.


(n.) One who hits or strikes; as, a hard hitter.


Recently stolen or smuggled; "hot merchandise"; "a hot car"
Having or bringing unusually good luck; "hot at craps"; "the dice are hot tonight"
Newest or most recent; "news hot off the press"; "red-hot information"
Very unpleasant or even dangerous; "make it hot for him"; "in the hot seat"; "in hot water"
Very popular or successful; "one of the hot young talents"; "cabbage patch dolls were hot last season"
Sexually excited or exciting; "was hot for her"; "hot pants"
Marked by excited activity; "a hot week on the stock market"
Performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy; "a hot drummer"; "he's hot tonight"
Charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire"
Producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves; "hot salsa"; "jalapeno peppers are very hot"
Having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity; "hot fuel rods"; "a hot laborat


(n.) One who struts; one who bears himself jauntily; a fop.


A small irregular movement
Small rapid variations in a waveform resulting from fluctuations in the voltage supply or mechanical vibrations or other sources


(n.) One who jots down memoranda.
(n.) A memorandum book.


(a.) Later; more recent; coming or happening after something else; -- opposed to former; as, the former and latter rain.
(a.) Of two things, the one mentioned second.
(a.) Recent; modern.
(a.) Last; latest; final.


(n.) One who lets or permits; one who lets anything for hire.
(n.) One who retards or hinders.
(n.) A mark or character used as the representative of a sound, or of an articulation of the human organs of speech; a first element of written language.
(n.) A written or printed communication; a message expressed in intelligible characters on something adapted to conveyance, as paper, parchment, etc.; an epistle.
(n.) A writing; an inscription.
(n.) Verbal expression; literal statement or meaning; exact signification or requirement.
(n.) A single type; type, collectively; a style of type.
(n.) Learning; erudition; as, a man of letters.
(n.) A letter; an epistle.
(v. t.) To impress with letters; to mark with letters or words; as, a book gilt and lettered.


(n.) A bed or stretcher so arranged that a person, esp. a sick or wounded person, may be easily carried in or upon it.
(n.) Straw, hay, etc., scattered on a floor, as bedding for animals to rest on; also, a covering of straw for plants.
(n.) Things lying scattered about in a manner indicating slovenliness; scattered rubbish.
(n.) Disorder or untidiness resulting from scattered rubbish, or from thongs lying about uncared for; as, a room in a state of litter.
(n.) The young brought forth at one time, by a sow or other multiparous animal, taken collectively. Also Fig.
(v. i.) To be supplied with litter as bedding; to sleep or make one's bed in litter.
(v. i.) To produce a litter.
(v. t.) To supply with litter, as cattle; to cover with litter, as the floor of a stall.
(v. t.) To put into a confused or disordered condition; to strew with scattered articles; as, to litter a room.
(v. t.) To give birth to; to bear; -- said of brutes, esp. those which produce more than one at a birth, and also of human beings, in abhorrence or contempt.


(n.) That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of anything; the constituent elements of conception; that into which a notion may be analyzed; the essence; the pith; the embodiment.
(n.) That of which the sensible universe and all existent bodies are composed; anything which has extension, occupies space, or is perceptible by the senses; body; substance.
(n.) That with regard to, or about which, anything takes place or is done; the thing aimed at, treated of, or treated; subject of action, discussion, consideration, feeling, complaint, legal action, or the like; theme.
(n.) That which one has to treat, or with which one has to do; concern; affair; business.
(n.) Affair worthy of account; thing of consequence; importance; significance; moment; -- chiefly in the phrases what matter ? no matter, and the like.
(n.) Inducing cause or occasion, especially of anything disagreeable or distressing; difficulty; trouble.
(n.) Amount; quantity; portion; space; -- often indefinite.
(n.) Substance excreted from living animal bodies; that which is thrown out or discharged in a tumor, boil, or abscess; pus; purulent substance.
(n.) That which is permanent, or is supposed to be given, and in or upon which changes are effected by psychological or physical processes and relations; -- opposed to form.
(n.) Written manuscript, or anything to be set in type; copy; also, type set up and ready to be used, or which has been used, in printing.
(v. i.) To be of importance; to import; to signify.
(v. i.) To form pus or matter, as an abscess; to maturate.
(v. t.) To regard as important; to take account of; to care for.


(n.) Repressed or obscure utterance.
(v. i.) To utter words indistinctly or with a low voice and lips partly closed; esp., to utter indistinct complaints or angry expressions; to grumble; to growl.
(v. i.) To sound with a low, rumbling noise.
(v. t.) To utter with imperfect articulations, or with a low voice; as, to mutter threats.


(v. i.) To find fault; to be peevish.