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alum

alum
(n.) A double sulphate formed of aluminium and some other element (esp. an alkali metal) or of aluminium. It has twenty-four molecules of water of crystallization.
(v. t.) To steep in, or otherwise impregnate with, a solution of alum; to treat with alum.

blub

blub
(v. t. & i.) To swell; to puff out, as with weeping.

blue

blue
(n.) One of the seven colors into which the rays of light divide themselves, when refracted through a glass prism; the color of the clear sky, or a color resembling that, whether lighter or darker; a pigment having such color. Sometimes, poetically, the sky.
(n.) A pedantic woman; a bluestocking.
(pl.) Low spirits; a fit of despondency; melancholy.
(superl.) Having the color of the clear sky, or a hue resembling it, whether lighter or darker; as, the deep, blue sea; as blue as a sapphire; blue violets.
(superl.) Pale, without redness or glare, -- said of a flame; hence, of the color of burning brimstone, betokening the presence of ghosts or devils; as, the candle burns blue; the air was blue with oaths.
(superl.) Low in spirits; melancholy; as, to feel blue.
(superl.) Suited to produce low spirits; gloomy in prospect; as, thongs looked blue.
(superl.) Severe or over strict in morals; gloom; as, blue and sour religionists; suiting one who is over strict in morals; inculcating an impracticable, severe, or gloomy mortality; as, blue laws.
(superl.) Literary; -- applied to women; -- an abbreviation of bluestocking.
(v. t.) To make blue; to dye of a blue color; to make blue by heating, as metals, etc.

blur

blur
(n.) That which obscures without effacing; a stain; a blot, as upon paper or other substance.
(n.) A dim, confused appearance; indistinctness of vision; as, to see things with a blur; it was all blur.
(n.) A moral stain or blot.
(v. t.) To render obscure by making the form or outline of confused and uncertain, as by soiling; to smear; to make indistinct and confused; as, to blur manuscript by handling it while damp; to blur the impression of a woodcut by an excess of ink.
(v. t.) To cause imperfection of vision in; to dim; to darken.
(v. t.) To sully; to stain; to blemish, as reputation.

club

club
(n.) A heavy staff of wood, usually tapering, and wielded the hand; a weapon; a cudgel.
(n.) Any card of the suit of cards having a figure like the trefoil or clover leaf. (pl.) The suit of cards having such figure.
(n.) An association of persons for the promotion of some common object, as literature, science, politics, good fellowship, etc.; esp. an association supported by equal assessments or contributions of the members.
(n.) A joint charge of expense, or any person's share of it; a contribution to a common fund.
(v. i.) To form a club; to combine for the promotion of some common object; to unite.
(v. i.) To pay on equal or proportionate share of a common charge or expense; to pay for something by contribution.
(v. i.) To drift in a current with an anchor out.
(v. t.) To beat with a club.
(v. t.) To throw, or allow to fall, into confusion.
(v. t.) To unite, or contribute, for the accomplishment of a common end; as, to club exertions.
(v. t.) To raise, or defray, by a proportional assesment; as, to club the expense.

clue

clue
(n.) A ball of thread, yarn, or cord; also, The thread itself.
(n.) That which guides or directs one in anything of a doubtful or intricate nature; that which gives a hint in the solution of a mystery.
(n.) A lower corner of a square sail, or the after corner of a fore-and-aft sail.
(n.) A loop and thimbles at the corner of a sail.
(n.) A combination of lines or nettles by which a hammock is suspended.
(n.) A ball of thread; a thread or other means of guidance. Same as Clew.

clum

clum
(interj.) Silence; hush.

elul

elul
(n.) The sixth month of the Jewish year, by the sacred reckoning, or the twelfth, by the civil reckoning, corresponding nearly to the month of September.

flub

flub
Make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
An embarrassing mistake

flue

flue
(n.) An inclosed passage way for establishing and directing a current of air, gases, etc.; an air passage
(n.) A compartment or division of a chimney for conveying flame and smoke to the outer air.
(n.) A passage way for conducting a current of fresh, foul, or heated air from one place to another.
(n.) A pipe or passage for conveying flame and hot gases through surrounding water in a boiler; -- distinguished from a tube which holds water and is surrounded by fire. Small flues are called fire tubes or simply tubes.
(n.) Light down, such as rises from cotton, fur, etc.; very fine lint or hair.

flux

flux
(n.) The act of flowing; a continuous moving on or passing by, as of a flowing stream; constant succession; change.
(n.) The setting in of the tide toward the shore, -- the ebb being called the reflux.
(n.) The state of being liquid through heat; fusion.
(n.) Any substance or mixture used to promote the fusion of metals or minerals, as alkalies, borax, lime, fluorite.
(n.) A fluid discharge from the bowels or other part; especially, an excessive and morbid discharge; as, the bloody flux or dysentery. See Bloody flux.
(n.) The matter thus discharged.
(n.) The quantity of a fluid that crosses a unit area of a given surface in a unit of time.
(n.) Flowing; unstable; inconstant; variable.
(v. t.) To affect, or bring to a certain state, by flux.
(v. t.) To cause to become fluid; to fuse.
(v. t.) To cause a discharge from; to purge.

glue

glue
(n.) A hard brittle brownish gelatin, obtained by boiling to a jelly the skins, hoofs, etc., of animals. When gently heated with water, it becomes viscid and tenaceous, and is used as a cement for uniting substances. The name is also given to other adhesive or viscous substances.
(n.) To join with glue or a viscous substance; to cause to stick or hold fast, as if with glue; to fix or fasten.

glum

glum
(a.) Moody; silent; sullen.
(n.) Sullenness.
(v. i.) To look sullen; to be of a sour countenance; to be glum.

glut

glut
(n.) That which is swallowed.
(n.) Plenty, to satiety or repletion; a full supply; hence, often, a supply beyond sufficiency or to loathing; over abundance; as, a glut of the market.
(n.) Something that fills up an opening; a clog.
(n.) A wooden wedge used in splitting blocks.
(n.) A piece of wood used to fill up behind cribbing or tubbing.
(n.) A bat, or small piece of brick, used to fill out a course.
(n.) An arched opening to the ashpit of a klin.
(n.) A block used for a fulcrum.
(n.) The broad-nosed eel (Anguilla latirostris), found in Europe, Asia, the West Indies, etc.
(v. i.) To eat gluttonously or to satiety.
(v. t.) To swallow, or to swallow greedlly; to gorge.
(v. t.) To fill to satiety; to satisfy fully the desire or craving of; to satiate; to sate; to cloy.

plug

plug
(n.) Any piece of wood, metal, or other substance used to stop or fill a hole; a stopple.
(n.) A flat oblong cake of pressed tobacco.
(n.) A high, tapering silk hat.
(n.) A worthless horse.
(n.) A block of wood let into a wall, to afford a hold for nails.
(v. t.) To stop with a plug; to make tight by stopping a hole.

plum

plum
(n.) The edible drupaceous fruit of the Prunus domestica, and of several other species of Prunus; also, the tree itself, usually called plum tree.
(n.) A grape dried in the sun; a raisin.
(n.) A handsome fortune or property; formerly, in cant language, the sum of £100,000 sterling; also, the person possessing it.

plus

plus
(a.) More, required to be added; positive, as distinguished from negative; -- opposed to minus.
(a.) Hence, in a literary sense, additional; real; actual.

slub

slub
(n.) A roll of wool slightly twisted; a rove; -- called also slubbing.
(v. t.) To draw out and twist slightly; -- said of slivers of wool.

slue

slue
(n.) A slough; a run or wet place. See 2d Slough, 2.
(n.) See Sloough, 2.
(v. i.) To turn about; to turn from the course; to slip or slide and turn from an expected or desired course; -- often followed by round.
(v. t.) To turn about a fixed point, usually the center or axis, as a spar or piece of timber; to turn; -- used also of any heavy body.
(v. t.) In general, to turn about; to twist; -- often used reflexively and followed by round.

slug

slug
(n.) A drone; a slow, lazy fellow; a sluggard.
(n.) A hindrance; an obstruction.
(n.) Any one of numerous species of terrestrial pulmonate mollusks belonging to Limax and several related genera, in which the shell is either small and concealed in the mantle, or altogether wanting. They are closely allied to the land snails.
(n.) Any smooth, soft larva of a sawfly or moth which creeps like a mollusk; as, the pear slug; rose slug.
(n.) A ship that sails slowly.
(n.) An irregularly shaped piece of metal, used as a missile for a gun.
(n.) A thick strip of metal less than type high, and as long as the width of a column or a page, -- used in spacing out pages and to separate display lines, etc.
(v. i.) To move slowly; to lie idle.
(v. i.) To become reduced in diameter, or changed in shape, by passing from a larger to a smaller part of the bore of the barrel; -- said of a bullet when fired from a gun, pistol, or other firearm.
(v. t.) To make sluggish.
(v. t.) To load with a slug or slugs; as, to slug a gun.
(v. t.) To strike heavily.

slum

slum
(n.) A foul back street of a city, especially one filled with a poor, dirty, degraded, and often vicious population; any low neighborhood or dark retreat; -- usually in the plural; as, Westminster slums are haunts for theives.
(n.) Same as Slimes.

slur

slur
(n.) A mark or stain; hence, a slight reproach or disgrace; a stigma; a reproachful intimation; an innuendo.
(n.) A trick played upon a person; an imposition.
(n.) A mark, thus [/ or /], connecting notes that are to be sung to the same syllable, or made in one continued breath of a wind instrument, or with one stroke of a bow; a tie; a sign of legato.
(n.) In knitting machines, a contrivance for depressing the sinkers successively by passing over them.
(v. t.) To soil; to sully; to contaminate; to disgrace.
(v. t.) To disparage; to traduce.
(v. t.) To cover over; to disguise; to conceal; to pass over lightly or with little notice.
(v. t.) To cheat, as by sliding a die; to trick.
(v. t.) To pronounce indistinctly; as, to slur syllables.
(v. t.) To sing or perform in a smooth, gliding style; to connect smoothly in performing, as several notes or tones.
(v. t.) To blur or double, as an impression from type; to mackle.
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