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(n.) The bill or nib of a bird, consisting of a horny sheath, covering the jaws. The form varied much according to the food and habits of the bird, and is largely used in the classification of birds.
(n.) A similar bill in other animals, as the turtles.
(n.) The long projecting sucking mouth of some insects, and other invertebrates, as in the Hemiptera.
(n.) The upper or projecting part of the shell, near the hinge of a bivalve.
(n.) The prolongation of certain univalve shells containing the canal.
(n.) Anything projecting or ending in a point, like a beak, as a promontory of land.
(n.) A beam, shod or armed at the end with a metal head or point, and projecting from the prow of an ancient galley, in order to pierce the vessel of an enemy; a beakhead.
(n.) That part of a ship, before the forecastle, which is fastened to the stem, and supported by the main knee.
(n.) A continuous slight projection ending in an arris or narrow fillet; that part of a drip from which the water is thrown off.
(n.) Any process somewhat like the beak of a bird, terminating the fruit or other parts of a plant.
(n.) A toe clip. See Clip, n. (Far.).
(n.) A magistrate or policeman.


(n.) See Beak.
(n.) A small brook.
(n.) A vat. See Back.
(n.) A significant nod, or motion of the head or hand, esp. as a call or command.
(v. i.) To nod, or make a sign with the head or hand.
(v. t.) To notify or call by a nod, or a motion of the head or hand; to intimate a command to.


A stupid person who is easy to take advantage of


(v.) The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks.
(v.) The upper part or top of a mansard roof or curb roof when made nearly flat.
(v.) The roof of a passenger car.
(v.) A pack or set of playing cards.
(v.) A heap or store.
(v. t.) To cover; to overspread.
(v. t.) To dress, as the person; to clothe; especially, to clothe with more than ordinary elegance; to array; to adorn; to embellish.
(v. t.) To furnish with a deck, as a vessel.


(n.) A table, frame, or case, usually with sloping top, but often with flat top, for the use writers and readers. It often has a drawer or repository underneath.
(n.) A reading table or lectern to support the book from which the liturgical service is read, differing from the pulpit from which the sermon is preached; also (esp. in the United States), a pulpit. Hence, used symbolically for "the clerical profession."
(v. t.) To shut up, as in a desk; to treasure.


(n.) Scorn, derision, or contempt.
(n.) An object of scorn; a dupe; a gull.
(n.) To deride; to scorn; to mock.
(n.) To cheat; trick, or gull.
(v. i.) To jeer; to show contempt.


A person with an unusual or odd personality
A carnival performer who does disgusting acts


(n.) The bolt or latch of a door.
(n.) A rack for cattle to feed at.
(n.) A door, especially one partly of latticework; -- called also heck door.
(n.) A latticework contrivance for catching fish.
(n.) An apparatus for separating the threads of warps into sets, as they are wound upon the reel from the bobbins, in a warping machine.
(n.) A bend or winding of a stream.


(n.) Variant of Huke.


(n.) A short, sudden pull, thrust, push, twitch, jolt, shake, or similar motion.
(n.) A sudden start or spring.
(v. i.) To make a sudden motion; to move with a start, or by starts.
(v. i.) To flout with contempt.
(v. t.) To cut into long slices or strips and dry in the sun; as, jerk beef. See Charqui.
(v. t.) To beat; to strike.
(v. t.) To give a quick and suddenly arrested thrust, push, pull, or twist, to; to yerk; as, to jerk one with the elbow; to jerk a coat off.
(v. t.) To throw with a quick and suddenly arrested motion of the hand; as, to jerk a stone.


(n.) An effort to vomit; queasiness.
(v. i.) To heave or to retch, as in an effort to vomit.


(a.) Leaky.
(n.) To let water or other fluid in or out through a hole, crevice, etc.; as, the cask leaks; the roof leaks; the boat leaks.
(n.) To enter or escape, as a fluid, through a hole, crevice, etc. ; to pass gradually into, or out of, something; -- usually with in or out.
(v.) A crack, crevice, fissure, or hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape; as, a leak in a roof; a leak in a boat; a leak in a gas pipe.
(v.) The entrance or escape of a fluid through a crack, fissure, or other aperture; as, the leak gained on the ship's pumps.


(n.) A plant of the genus Allium (A. Porrum), having broadly linear succulent leaves rising from a loose oblong cylindrical bulb. The flavor is stronger than that of the common onion.


(n.) A hook with a long handle.


(superl.) Mild of temper; not easily provoked or orritated; patient under injuries; not vain, or haughty, or resentful; forbearing; submissive.
(superl.) Evincing mildness of temper, or patience; characterized by mildness or patience; as, a meek answer; a meek face.
(v. t.) Alt. of Meeken


(n.) An old Scotch silver coin; a mark or marc.
(n.) A mark; a sign.


(n.) The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which, in man and many other animals, is more slender than the trunk.
(n.) Any part of an inanimate object corresponding to or resembling the neck of an animal
(n.) The long slender part of a vessel, as a retort, or of a fruit, as a gourd.
(n.) A long narrow tract of land projecting from the main body, or a narrow tract connecting two larger tracts.
(n.) That part of a violin, guitar, or similar instrument, which extends from the head to the body, and on which is the finger board or fret board.
(n.) A reduction in size near the end of an object, formed by a groove around it; as, a neck forming the journal of a shaft.
(n.) the point where the base of the stem of a plant arises from the root.
(v. t.) To reduce the diameter of (an object) near its end, by making a groove around it; -- used with down; as, to neck down a shaft.
(v. t. & i.) To kiss and caress amorously.


(n.) A point; the sharp end or top of anything that terminates in a point; as, the peak, or front, of a cap.
(n.) The top, or one of the tops, of a hill, mountain, or range, ending in a point; often, the whole hill or mountain, esp. when isolated; as, the Peak of Teneriffe.
(n.) The upper aftermost corner of a fore-and-aft sail; -- used in many combinations; as, peak-halyards, peak-brails, etc.
(n.) The narrow part of a vessel's bow, or the hold within it.
(n.) The extremity of an anchor fluke; the bill.
(v. i.) To rise or extend into a peak or point; to form, or appear as, a peak.
(v. i.) To acquire sharpness of figure or features; hence, to look thin or sicky.
(v. i.) To pry; to peep slyly.
(v. t.) To raise to a position perpendicular, or more nearly so; as, to peak oars, to hold them upright; to peak a gaff or yard, to set it nearer the perpendicular.


(n.) The fourth part of a bushel; a dry measure of eight quarts; as, a peck of wheat.
(n.) A great deal; a large or excessive quantity.
(n.) A quick, sharp stroke, as with the beak of a bird or a pointed instrument.
(v.) To strike with the beak; to thrust the beak into; as, a bird pecks a tree.
(v.) Hence: To strike, pick, thrust against, or dig into, with a pointed instrument; especially, to strike, pick, etc., with repeated quick movements.
(v.) To seize and pick up with the beak, or as with the beak; to bite; to eat; -- often with up.
(v.) To make, by striking with the beak or a pointed instrument; as, to peck a hole in a tree.
(v. i.) To make strokes with the beak, or with a pointed instrument.
(v. i.) To pick up food with the beak; hence, to eat.


(v. i.) To look slyly, or with the eyes half closed, or through a crevice; to peep.


(n.) A minnow. See Pink, n., 4.