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gnat

gnat
(n.) A blood-sucking dipterous fly, of the genus Culex, undergoing a metamorphosis in water. The females have a proboscis armed with needlelike organs for penetrating the skin of animals. These are wanting in the males. In America they are generally called mosquitoes. See Mosquito.
(n.) Any fly resembling a Culex in form or habits; esp., in America, a small biting fly of the genus Simulium and allies, as the buffalo gnat, the black fly, etc.

inst

inst
In or of the present month; "your letter of the 10th inst"

knit

knit
(imp. & p. p.) of Knit
(n.) Union knitting; texture.
(v. i.) To form a fabric by interlacing yarn or thread; to weave by making knots or loops.
(v. i.) To be united closely; to grow together; as, broken bones will in time knit and become sound.
(v. t.) To form into a knot, or into knots; to tie together, as cord; to fasten by tying.
(v. t.) To form, as a textile fabric, by the interlacing of yarn or thread in a series of connected loops, by means of needles, either by hand or by machinery; as, to knit stockings.
(v. t.) To join; to cause to grow together.
(v. t.) To unite closely; to connect; to engage; as, hearts knit together in love.
(v. t.) To draw together; to contract into wrinkles.

knot

knot
(n.) A fastening together of the pars or ends of one or more threads, cords, ropes, etc., by any one of various ways of tying or entangling.
(n.) A lump or loop formed in a thread, cord, rope. etc., as at the end, by tying or interweaving it upon itself.
(n.) An ornamental tie, as of a ribbon.
(n.) A bond of union; a connection; a tie.
(n.) Something not easily solved; an intricacy; a difficulty; a perplexity; a problem.
(n.) A figure the lines of which are interlaced or intricately interwoven, as in embroidery, gardening, etc.
(n.) A cluster of persons or things; a collection; a group; a hand; a clique; as, a knot of politicians.
(n.) A portion of a branch of a tree that forms a mass of woody fiber running at an angle with the grain of the main stock and making a hard place in the timber. A loose knot is generally the remains of a dead branch of a tree covered by later woody growth.
(n.) A knob, lump, swelling, or protuberance.
(n.) A protuberant joint in a plant.
(n.) The point on which the action of a story depends; the gist of a matter.
(n.) See Node.
(n.) A division of the log line, serving to measure the rate of the vessel's motion. Each knot on the line bears the same proportion to a mile that thirty seconds do to an hour. The number of knots which run off from the reel in half a minute, therefore, shows the number of miles the vessel sails in an hour.
(n.) A nautical mile, or 6080.27 feet; as, when a ship goes eight miles an hour, her speed is said to be eight knots.
(n.) A kind of epaulet. See Shoulder knot.
(n.) A sandpiper (Tringa canutus), found in the northern parts of all the continents, in summer. It is grayish or ashy above, with the rump and upper tail coverts white, barred with dusky. The lower parts are pale brown, with the flanks and under tail coverts white. When fat it is prized by epicures. Called also dunne.
(v. i.) To form knots or joints, as in a cord, a plant, etc.; to become entangled.
(v. i.) To knit knots for fringe or trimming.
(v. i.) To copulate; -- said of toads.
(v. t.) To tie in or with, or form into, a knot or knots; to form a knot on, as a rope; to entangle.
(v. t.) To unite closely; to knit together.
(v. t.) To entangle or perplex; to puzzle.

snet

snet
(n.) The fat of a deer.
(v. t.) The clear of mucus; to blow.

snot

snot
(n.) Mucus secreted in, or discharged from, the nose.
(n.) A mean, insignificant fellow.
(v. t.) To blow, wipe, or clear, as the nose.

unit

unit
(n.) A single thing or person.
(n.) The least whole number; one.
(n.) A gold coin of the reign of James I., of the value of twenty shillings.
(n.) Any determinate amount or quantity (as of length, time, heat, value) adopted as a standard of measurement for other amounts or quantities of the same kind.
(n.) A single thing, as a magnitude or number, regarded as an undivided whole.