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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.

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.

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.

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.

jill

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

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.

lill

lill
(v. i.) To loll.

mill

mill
(n.) A money of account of the United States, having the value of the tenth of a cent, or the thousandth of a dollar.
(n.) A machine for grinding or comminuting any substance, as grain, by rubbing and crushing it between two hard, rough, or intented surfaces; as, a gristmill, a coffee mill; a bone mill.
(n.) A machine used for expelling the juice, sap, etc., from vegetable tissues by pressure, or by pressure in combination with a grinding, or cutting process; as, a cider mill; a cane mill.
(n.) A machine for grinding and polishing; as, a lapidary mill.
(n.) A common name for various machines which produce a manufactured product, or change the form of a raw material by the continuous repetition of some simple action; as, a sawmill; a stamping mill, etc.
(n.) A building or collection of buildings with machinery by which the processes of manufacturing are carried on; as, a cotton mill; a powder mill; a rolling mill.
(n.) A hardened steel roller having a design in relief, used for imprinting a reversed copy of the design in a softer metal, as copper.
(n.) An excavation in rock, transverse to the workings, from which material for filling is obtained.
(n.) A passage underground through which ore is shot.
(n.) A milling cutter. See Illust. under Milling.
(n.) A pugilistic.
(n.) To reduce to fine particles, or to small pieces, in a mill; to grind; to comminute.
(n.) To shape, finish, or transform by passing through a machine; specifically, to shape or dress, as metal, by means of a rotary cutter.
(n.) To make a raised border around the edges of, or to cut fine grooves or indentations across the edges of, as of a coin, or a screw head; also, to stamp in a coining press; to coin.
(n.) To pass through a fulling mill; to full, as cloth.
(n.) To beat with the fists.
(n.) To roll into bars, as steel.
(v. i.) To swim under water; -- said of air-breathing creatures.

nill

nill
(n.) Shining sparks thrown off from melted brass.
(n.) Scales of hot iron from the forge.
(v. i.) To be unwilling; to refuse to act.
(v. t.) Not to will; to refuse; to reject.

pill

pill
(n.) The peel or skin.
(n.) A medicine in the form of a little ball, or small round mass, to be swallowed whole.
(n.) Figuratively, something offensive or nauseous which must be accepted or endured.
(v. i.) To be peeled; to peel off in flakes.
(v. t.) To deprive of hair; to make bald.
(v. t.) To peel; to make by removing the skin.
(v. t. & i.) To rob; to plunder; to pillage; to peel. See Peel, to plunder.

rill

rill
(n.) A very small brook; a streamlet.
(n.) See Rille.
(v. i.) To run a small stream.

sill

sill
(n.) The basis or foundation of a thing; especially, a horizontal piece, as a timber, which forms the lower member of a frame, or supports a structure; as, the sills of a house, of a bridge, of a loom, and the like.
(n.) The timber or stone at the foot of a door; the threshold.
(n.) The timber or stone on which a window frame stands; or, the lowest piece in a window frame.
(n.) The floor of a gallery or passage in a mine.
(n.) A piece of timber across the bottom of a canal lock for the gates to shut against.
(n.) The shaft or thill of a carriage.
(n.) A young herring.

till

till
(conj.) As far as; up to the place or degree that; especially, up to the time that; that is, to the time specified in the sentence or clause following; until.
(n.) A vetch; a tare.
(n.) A drawer.
(n.) A tray or drawer in a chest.
(n.) A money drawer in a shop or store.
(n.) A deposit of clay, sand, and gravel, without lamination, formed in a glacier valley by means of the waters derived from the melting glaciers; -- sometimes applied to alluvium of an upper river terrace, when not laminated, and appearing as if formed in the same manner.
(n.) A kind of coarse, obdurate land.
(prep.) To plow and prepare for seed, and to sow, dress, raise crops from, etc., to cultivate; as, to till the earth, a field, a farm.
(prep.) To prepare; to get.
(v. i.) To cultivate land.
(v. t.) To; unto; up to; as far as; until; -- now used only in respect to time, but formerly, also, of place, degree, etc., and still so used in Scotland and in parts of England and Ireland; as, I worked till four o'clock; I will wait till next week.

vill

vill
(n.) A small collection of houses; a village.

will

will
(adv.) To wish; to desire; to incline to have.
(adv.) As an auxiliary, will is used to denote futurity dependent on the verb. Thus, in first person, "I will" denotes willingness, consent, promise; and when "will" is emphasized, it denotes determination or fixed purpose; as, I will go if you wish; I will go at all hazards. In the second and third persons, the idea of distinct volition, wish, or purpose is evanescent, and simple certainty is appropriately expressed; as, "You will go," or "He will go," describes a future event as a fact only. To emphasize will denotes (according to the tone or context) certain futurity or fixed determination.
(n.) To form a distinct volition of; to determine by an act of choice; to ordain; to decree.
(n.) To enjoin or command, as that which is determined by an act of volition; to direct; to order.
(n.) To give or direct the disposal of by testament; to bequeath; to devise; as, to will one's estate to a child; also, to order or direct by testament; as, he willed that his nephew should have his watch.
(v.) The power of choosing; the faculty or endowment of the soul by which it is capable of choosing; the faculty or power of the mind by which we decide to do or not to do; the power or faculty of preferring or selecting one of two or more objects.
(v.) The choice which is made; a determination or preference which results from the act or exercise of the power of choice; a volition.
(v.) The choice or determination of one who has authority; a decree; a command; discretionary pleasure.
(v.) Strong wish or inclination; desire; purpose.
(v.) That which is strongly wished or desired.
(v.) Arbitrary disposal; power to control, dispose, or determine.
(v.) The legal declaration of a person's mind as to the manner in which he would have his property or estate disposed of after his death; the written instrument, legally executed, by which a man makes disposition of his estate, to take effect after his death; testament; devise. See the Note under Testament, 1.
(v. i.) To be willing; to be inclined or disposed; to be pleased; to wish; to desire.
(v. i.) To exercise an act of volition; to choose; to decide; to determine; to decree.