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ails

ails
Aromatic bulb used as seasoning
Cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed
Be ill or unwell

bile

bile
(n.) A yellow, or greenish, viscid fluid, usually alkaline in reaction, secreted by the liver. It passes into the intestines, where it aids in the digestive process. Its characteristic constituents are the bile salts, and coloring matters.
(n.) Bitterness of feeling; choler; anger; ill humor; as, to stir one's bile.
(n.) A boil.

bilk

bilk
(n.) A thwarting an adversary in cribbage by spoiling his score; a balk.
(n.) A cheat; a trick; a hoax.
(n.) Nonsense; vain words.
(n.) A person who tricks a creditor; an untrustworthy, tricky person.
(v. t.) To frustrate or disappoint; to deceive or defraud, by nonfulfillment of engagement; to leave in the lurch; to give the slip to; as, to bilk a creditor.

bill

bill
(n.) A beak, as of a bird, or sometimes of a turtle or other animal.
(n.) The bell, or boom, of the bittern
(n.) A cutting instrument, with hook-shaped point, and fitted with a handle; -- used in pruning, etc.; a billhook. When short, called a hand bill, when long, a hedge bill.
(n.) A weapon of infantry, in the 14th and 15th centuries. A common form of bill consisted of a broad, heavy, double-edged, hook-shaped blade, having a short pike at the back and another at the top, and attached to the end of a long staff.
(n.) One who wields a bill; a billman.
(n.) A pickax, or mattock.
(n.) The extremity of the arm of an anchor; the point of or beyond the fluke.
(n.) A declaration made in writing, stating some wrong the complainant has suffered from the defendant, or a fault committed by some person against a law.
(n.) A writing binding the signer or signers to pay a certain sum at a future day or on demand, with or without interest, as may be stated in the document.
(n.) A form or draft of a law, presented to a legislature for enactment; a proposed or projected law.
(n.) A paper, written or printed, and posted up or given away, to advertise something, as a lecture, a play, or the sale of goods; a placard; a poster; a handbill.
(n.) An account of goods sold, services rendered, or work done, with the price or charge; a statement of a creditor's claim, in gross or by items; as, a grocer's bill.
(n.) Any paper, containing a statement of particulars; as, a bill of charges or expenditures; a weekly bill of mortality; a bill of fare, etc.
(v. i.) To strike; to peck.
(v. i.) To join bills, as doves; to caress in fondness.
(v. t.) To work upon ( as to dig, hoe, hack, or chop anything) with a bill.
(v. t.) To advertise by a bill or public notice.
(v. t.) To charge or enter in a bill; as, to bill goods.

cill

cill
(n.) See Sill., n. a foundation.

dill

dill
(a.) To still; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain.
(n.) An herb (Peucedanum graveolens), the seeds of which are moderately warming, pungent, and aromatic, and were formerly used as a soothing medicine for children; -- called also dillseed.

fila

fila
A threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells)

file

file
(n.) An orderly succession; a line; a row
(n.) A row of soldiers ranged one behind another; -- in contradistinction to rank, which designates a row of soldiers standing abreast; a number consisting the depth of a body of troops, which, in the ordinary modern formation, consists of two men, the battalion standing two deep, or in two ranks.
(n.) An orderly collection of papers, arranged in sequence or classified for preservation and reference; as, files of letters or of newspapers; this mail brings English files to the 15th instant.
(n.) The line, wire, or other contrivance, by which papers are put and kept in order.
(n.) A roll or list.
(n.) Course of thought; thread of narration.
(n.) A steel instrument, having cutting ridges or teeth, made by indentation with a chisel, used for abrading or smoothing other substances, as metals, wood, etc.
(n.) Anything employed to smooth, polish, or rasp, literally or figuratively.
(n.) A shrewd or artful person.
(v. i.) To march in a file or line, as soldiers, not abreast, but one after another; -- generally with off.
(v. t.) To set in order; to arrange, or lay away, esp. as papers in a methodical manner for preservation and reverence; to place on file; to insert in its proper place in an arranged body of papers.
(v. t.) To bring before a court or legislative body by presenting proper papers in a regular way; as, to file a petition or bill.
(v. t.) To put upon the files or among the records of a court; to note on (a paper) the fact date of its reception in court.
(v. t.) To rub, smooth, or cut away, with a file; to sharpen with a file; as, to file a saw or a tooth.
(v. t.) To smooth or polish as with a file.
(v. t.) To make foul; to defile.

fill

fill
(a.) To make full; to supply with as much as can be held or contained; to put or pour into, till no more can be received; to occupy the whole capacity of.
(a.) To furnish an abudant supply to; to furnish with as mush as is desired or desirable; to occupy the whole of; to swarm in or overrun.
(a.) To fill or supply fully with food; to feed; to satisfy.
(a.) To possess and perform the duties of; to officiate in, as an incumbent; to occupy; to hold; as, a king fills a throne; the president fills the office of chief magistrate; the speaker of the House fills the chair.
(a.) To supply with an incumbent; as, to fill an office or a vacancy.
(a.) To press and dilate, as a sail; as, the wind filled the sails.
(a.) To trim (a yard) so that the wind shall blow on the after side of the sails.
(a.) To make an embankment in, or raise the level of (a low place), with earth or gravel.
(n.) One of the thills or shafts of a carriage.
(v. i.) To become full; to have the whole capacity occupied; to have an abundant supply; to be satiated; as, corn fills well in a warm season; the sail fills with the wind.
(v. i.) To fill a cup or glass for drinking.
(v. t.) A full supply, as much as supplies want; as much as gives complete satisfaction.

film

film
(n.) A thin skin; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity; hence, any thin, slight covering.
(n.) A slender thread, as that of a cobweb.
(v. t.) To cover with a thin skin or pellicle.

fils

fils
100 Yemeni fils are worth one Yemeni rial
A fractional monetary unit in Bahrain and Iraq and Jordan and Kuwait; equal to one thousandth of a dinar

gila

gila
A river that rises in western New Mexico and flows westward through southern Arizona to become a tributary of the Colorado River

gild

gild
(v. t.) To overlay with a thin covering of gold; to cover with a golden color; to cause to look like gold.
(v. t.) To make attractive; to adorn; to brighten.
(v. t.) To give a fair but deceptive outward appearance to; to embellish; as, to gild a lie.
(v. t.) To make red with drinking.

gill

gill
(n.) An organ for aquatic respiration; a branchia.
(n.) The radiating, gill-shaped plates forming the under surface of a mushroom.
(n.) The fleshy flap that hangs below the beak of a fowl; a wattle.
(n.) The flesh under or about the chin.
(n.) One of the combs of closely ranged steel pins which divide the ribbons of flax fiber or wool into fewer parallel filaments.
(n.) A two-wheeled frame for transporting timber.
(n.) A leech.
(n.) A woody glen; a narrow valley containing a stream.
(n.) A measure of capacity, containing one fourth of a pint.
(n.) A young woman; a sweetheart; a flirting or wanton girl.
(n.) The ground ivy (Nepeta Glechoma); -- called also gill over the ground, and other like names.
(n.) Malt liquor medicated with ground ivy.

gilt

gilt
Of Gild
Imp. & p. p. of Gild.
(n.) Gold, or that which resembles gold, laid on the surface of a thing; gilding.
(n.) Money.
(p. p. & a.) Gilded; covered with gold; of the color of gold; golden yellow.
(v. t.) A female pig, when young.

hila

hila
(anatomy) a depression or fissure where vessels or nerves or ducts enter a bodily organ; "the hilus of the kidney"
The scar on certain seeds marking its point of attachment to the funicle
The nucleus of a starch grain

hile

hile
(n.) Same as Hilum.
(v. t.) To hide. See Hele.

hill

hill
(n.) A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common level of the surrounding land; an eminence less than a mountain.
(n.) The earth raised about the roots of a plant or cluster of plants. [U. S.] See Hill, v. t.
(v. t.) A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them; as, a hill of corn or potatoes.
(v. t.) To surround with earth; to heap or draw earth around or upon; as, to hill corn.

hilt

hilt
(n.) A handle; especially, the handle of a sword, dagger, or the like.

jill

jill
(n.) A young woman; a sweetheart. See Gill.

jilt

jilt
(n.) A woman who capriciously deceives her lover; a coquette; a flirt.
(v. i.) To play the jilt; to practice deception in love; to discard lovers capriciously.
(v. t.) To cast off capriciously or unfeeling, as a lover; to deceive in love.

kill

kill
(n.) A kiln.
(n.) A channel or arm of the sea; a river; a stream; as, the channel between Staten Island and Bergen Neck is the Kill van Kull, or the Kills; -- used also in composition; as, Schuylkill, Catskill, etc.
(v. t.) To deprive of life, animal or vegetable, in any manner or by any means; to render inanimate; to put to death; to slay.
(v. t.) To destroy; to ruin; as, to kill one's chances; to kill the sale of a book.
(v. t.) To cause to cease; to quell; to calm; to still; as, in seamen's language, a shower of rain kills the wind.
(v. t.) To destroy the effect of; to counteract; to neutralize; as, alkali kills acid.
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