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Obscene terms for penis
Someone who is a detective


Awkwardly simple and provincial; "bumpkinly country boys"; "rustic farmers"; "a hick town"; "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists"
A person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture


(n.) A blow with the foot or feet; a striking or thrust with the foot.
(n.) The projection on the tang of the blade of a pocket knife, which prevents the edge of the blade from striking the spring. See Illust. of Pocketknife.
(n.) A projection in a mold, to form a depression in the surface of the brick.
(n.) The recoil of a musket or other firearm, when discharged.
(v. i.) To thrust out the foot or feet with violence; to strike out with the foot or feet, as in defense or in bad temper; esp., to strike backward, as a horse does, or to have a habit of doing so. Hence, figuratively: To show ugly resistance, opposition, or hostility; to spurn.
(v. i.) To recoil; -- said of a musket, cannon, etc.
(v. t.) To strike, thrust, or hit violently with the foot; as, a horse kicks a groom; a man kicks a dog.


(n.) A slap; a quick stroke.
(v.) A stroke of the tongue in licking.
(v.) A quick and careless application of anything, as if by a stroke of the tongue, or of something which acts like a tongue; as, to put on colors with a lick of the brush. Also, a small quantity of any substance so applied.
(v.) A place where salt is found on the surface of the earth, to which wild animals resort to lick it up; -- often, but not always, near salt springs.
(v. t.) To draw or pass the tongue over; as, a dog licks his master's hand.
(v. t.) To lap; to take in with the tongue; as, a dog or cat licks milk.
(v. t.) To strike with repeated blows for punishment; to flog; to whip or conquer, as in a pugilistic encounter.


(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Irish descent


(n.) An evil spirit of the waters.
(n.) A notch cut into something
(n.) A score for keeping an account; a reckoning.
(n.) A notch cut crosswise in the shank of a type, to assist a compositor in placing it properly in the stick, and in distribution.
(n.) A broken or indented place in any edge or surface; nicks in china.
(n.) A particular point or place considered as marked by a nick; the exact point or critical moment.
(v. t.) To make a nick or nicks in; to notch; to keep count of or upon by nicks; as, to nick a stick, tally, etc.
(v. t.) To mar; to deface; to make ragged, as by cutting nicks or notches in.
(v. t.) To suit or fit into, as by a correspondence of nicks; to tally with.
(v. t.) To hit at, or in, the nick; to touch rightly; to strike at the precise point or time.
(v. t.) To make a cross cut or cuts on the under side of (the tail of a horse, in order to make him carry ir higher).
(v. t.) To nickname; to style.


(n.) A sharp-pointed tool for picking; -- often used in composition; as, a toothpick; a picklock.
(n.) A heavy iron tool, curved and sometimes pointed at both ends, wielded by means of a wooden handle inserted in the middle, -- used by quarrymen, roadmakers, etc.; also, a pointed hammer used for dressing millstones.
(n.) A pike or spike; the sharp point fixed in the center of a buckler.
(n.) Choice; right of selection; as, to have one's pick.
(n.) That which would be picked or chosen first; the best; as, the pick of the flock.
(n.) A particle of ink or paper imbedded in the hollow of a letter, filling up its face, and occasioning a spot on a printed sheet.
(n.) That which is picked in, as with a pointed pencil, to correct an unevenness in a picture.
(n.) The blow which drives the shuttle, -- the rate of speed of a loom being reckoned as so many picks per minute; hence, in describing the fineness of a fabric, a weft thread; as, so many picks to an inch.
(v.) To throw; to pitch.
(v.) To peck at, as a bird with its beak; to strike at with anything pointed; to act upon with a pointed instrument; to pierce; to prick, as with a pin.
(v.) To separate or open by means of a sharp point or points; as, to pick matted wool, cotton, oakum, etc.
(v.) To open (a lock) as by a wire.
(v.) To pull apart or away, especially with the fingers; to pluck; to gather, as fruit from a tree, flowers from the stalk, feathers from a fowl, etc.
(v.) To remove something from with a pointed instrument, with the fingers, or with the teeth; as, to pick the teeth; to pick a bone; to pick a goose; to pick a pocket.
(v.) To choose; to select; to separate as choice or desirable; to cull; as, to pick one's company; to pick one's way; -- often with out.
(v.) To take up; esp., to gather from here and there; to collect; to bring together; as, to pick rags; -- often with up; as, to pick up a ball or stones; to pick up information.
(v.) To trim.
(v. i.) To eat slowly, sparingly, or by morsels; to nibble.
(v. i.) To do anything nicely or carefully, or by attending to small things; to select something with care.
(v. i.) To steal; to pilfer.


(n.) A stack or pile, as of grain, straw, or hay, in the open air, usually protected from wet with thatching.
(v. t.) To heap up in ricks, as hay, etc.


(n.) Sickness.
(superl.) Affected with disease of any kind; ill; indisposed; not in health. See the Synonym under Illness.
(superl.) Affected with, or attended by, nausea; inclined to vomit; as, sick at the stomach; a sick headache.
(superl.) Having a strong dislike; disgusted; surfeited; -- with of; as, to be sick of flattery.
(superl.) Corrupted; imperfect; impaired; weakned.
(v. i.) To fall sick; to sicken.


(n.) Credit; trust; as, to buy on, or upon, tick.
(n.) Any one of numerous species of large parasitic mites which attach themselves to, and suck the blood of, cattle, dogs, and many other animals. When filled with blood they become ovate, much swollen, and usually livid red in color. Some of the species often attach themselves to the human body. The young are active and have at first but six legs.
(n.) Any one of several species of dipterous insects having a flattened and usually wingless body, as the bird ticks (see under Bird) and sheep tick (see under Sheep).
(n.) The cover, or case, of a bed, mattress, etc., which contains the straw, feathers, hair, or other filling.
(n.) Ticking. See Ticking, n.
(n.) A quick, audible beat, as of a clock.
(n.) Any small mark intended to direct attention to something, or to serve as a check.
(n.) The whinchat; -- so called from its note.
(v. i.) To go on trust, or credit.
(v. i.) To give tick; to trust.
(v. i.) To make a small or repeating noise by beating or otherwise, as a watch does; to beat.
(v. i.) To strike gently; to pat.
(v. t.) To check off by means of a tick or any small mark; to score.


(n.) Alt. of Wich
(n.) A bundle of fibers, or a loosely twisted or braided cord, tape, or tube, usually made of soft spun cotton threads, which by capillary attraction draws up a steady supply of the oil in lamps, the melted tallow or wax in candles, or other material used for illumination, in small successive portions, to be burned.
(v. i.) To strike a stone in an oblique direction.