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boil

boil
(n.) Act or state of boiling.
(n.) A hard, painful, inflamed tumor, which, on suppuration, discharges pus, mixed with blood, and discloses a small fibrous mass of dead tissue, called the core.
(v.) To be agitated, or tumultuously moved, as a liquid by the generation and rising of bubbles of steam (or vapor), or of currents produced by heating it to the boiling point; to be in a state of ebullition; as, the water boils.
(v.) To be agitated like boiling water, by any other cause than heat; to bubble; to effervesce; as, the boiling waves.
(v.) To pass from a liquid to an aeriform state or vapor when heated; as, the water boils away.
(v.) To be moved or excited with passion; to be hot or fervid; as, his blood boils with anger.
(v.) To be in boiling water, as in cooking; as, the potatoes are boiling.
(v. t.) To heat to the boiling point, or so as to cause ebullition; as, to boil water.
(v. t.) To form, or separate, by boiling or evaporation; as, to boil sugar or salt.
(v. t.) To subject to the action of heat in a boiling liquid so as to produce some specific effect, as cooking, cleansing, etc.; as, to boil meat; to boil clothes.
(v. t.) To steep or soak in warm water.

boll

boll
(n.) The pod or capsule of a plant, as of flax or cotton; a pericarp of a globular form.
(n.) A Scotch measure, formerly in use: for wheat and beans it contained four Winchester bushels; for oats, barley, and potatoes, six bushels. A boll of meal is 140 lbs. avoirdupois. Also, a measure for salt of two bushels.
(v. i.) To form a boll or seed vessel; to go to seed.

boul

boul
(n.) A curved handle.

bowl

bowl
(n.) A concave vessel of various forms (often approximately hemispherical), to hold liquids, etc.
(n.) Specifically, a drinking vessel for wine or other spirituous liquors; hence, convivial drinking.
(n.) The contents of a full bowl; what a bowl will hold.
(n.) The hollow part of a thing; as, the bowl of a spoon.
(n.) A ball of wood or other material used for rolling on a level surface in play; a ball of hard wood having one side heavier than the other, so as to give it a bias when rolled.
(n.) An ancient game, popular in Great Britain, played with biased balls on a level plat of greensward.
(n.) The game of tenpins or bowling.
(v. i.) To play with bowls.
(v. i.) To roll a ball on a plane, as at cricket, bowls, etc.
(v. i.) To move rapidly, smoothly, and like a ball; as, the carriage bowled along.
(v. t.) To roll, as a bowl or cricket ball.
(v. t.) To roll or carry smoothly on, or as on, wheels; as, we were bowled rapidly along the road.
(v. t.) To pelt or strike with anything rolled.

coal

coal
(n.) A thoroughly charred, and extinguished or still ignited, fragment from wood or other combustible substance; charcoal.
(n.) A black, or brownish black, solid, combustible substance, dug from beds or veins in the earth to be used for fuel, and consisting, like charcoal, mainly of carbon, but more compact, and often affording, when heated, a large amount of volatile matter.
(v. i.) To take in coal; as, the steamer coaled at Southampton.
(v. t.) To burn to charcoal; to char.
(v. t.) To mark or delineate with charcoal.
(v. t.) To supply with coal; as, to coal a steamer.

coil

coil
(n.) A ring, series of rings, or spiral, into which a rope, or other like thing, is wound.
(n.) Fig.: Entanglement; toil; mesh; perplexity.
(n.) A series of connected pipes in rows or layers, as in a steam heating apparatus.
(n.) A noise, tumult, bustle, or confusion.
(v. i.) To wind itself cylindrically or spirally; to form a coil; to wind; -- often with about or around.
(v. t.) To wind cylindrically or spirally; as, to coil a rope when not in use; the snake coiled itself before springing.
(v. t.) To encircle and hold with, or as with, coils.

coll

coll
(v. t.) To embrace.

cool

cool
(n.) A moderate state of cold; coolness; -- said of the temperature of the air between hot and cold; as, the cool of the day; the cool of the morning or evening.
(superl.) Moderately cold; between warm and cold; lacking in warmth; producing or promoting coolness.
(superl.) Not ardent, warm, fond, or passionate; not hasty; deliberate; exercising self-control; self-possessed; dispassionate; indifferent; as, a cool lover; a cool debater.
(superl.) Not retaining heat; light; as, a cool dress.
(superl.) Manifesting coldness or dislike; chilling; apathetic; as, a cool manner.
(superl.) Quietly impudent; negligent of propriety in matters of minor importance, either ignorantly or willfully; presuming and selfish; audacious; as, cool behavior.
(superl.) Applied facetiously, in a vague sense, to a sum of money, commonly as if to give emphasis to the largeness of the amount.
(v. i.) To become less hot; to lose heat.
(v. i.) To lose the heat of excitement or passion; to become more moderate.
(v. t.) To make cool or cold; to reduce the temperature of; as, ice cools water.
(v. t.) To moderate the heat or excitement of; to allay, as passion of any kind; to calm; to moderate.

cowl

cowl
(n.) A monk's hood; -- usually attached to the gown. The name was also applied to the hood and garment together.
(n.) A cowl-shaped cap, commonly turning with the wind, used to improve the draft of a chimney, ventilating shaft, etc.
(n.) A wire cap for the smokestack of a locomotive.
(n.) A vessel carried on a pole between two persons, for conveyance of water.

doll

doll
(n.) A child's puppet; a toy baby for a little girl.

dowl

dowl
(n.) Same as Dowle.

foal

foal
(n.) The young of any animal of the Horse family (Equidae); a colt; a filly.
(v.i.) To bring forth young, as an animal of the horse kind.
(v.t.) To bring forth (a colt); -- said of a mare or a she ass.

foil

foil
(n.) Failure of success when on the point of attainment; defeat; frustration; miscarriage.
(n.) A blunt weapon used in fencing, resembling a smallsword in the main, but usually lighter and having a button at the point.
(n.) The track or trail of an animal.
(n.) A leaf or very thin sheet of metal; as, brass foil; tin foil; gold foil.
(n.) A thin leaf of sheet copper silvered and burnished, and afterwards coated with transparent colors mixed with isinglass; -- employed by jewelers to give color or brilliancy to pastes and inferior stones.
(n.) Anything that serves by contrast of color or quality to adorn or set off another thing to advantage.
(n.) A thin coat of tin, with quicksilver, laid on the back of a looking-glass, to cause reflection.
(n.) The space between the cusps in Gothic architecture; a rounded or leaflike ornament, in windows, niches, etc. A group of foils is called trefoil, quatrefoil, quinquefoil, etc., according to the number of arcs of which it is composed.
(v. t.) To tread under foot; to trample.
(v. t.) To render (an effort or attempt) vain or nugatory; to baffle; to outwit; to balk; to frustrate; to defeat.
(v. t.) To blunt; to dull; to spoil; as, to foil the scent in chase.
(v. t.) To defile; to soil.

fool

fool
(n.) A compound of gooseberries scalded and crushed, with cream; -- commonly called gooseberry fool.
(n.) One destitute of reason, or of the common powers of understanding; an idiot; a natural.
(n.) A person deficient in intellect; one who acts absurdly, or pursues a course contrary to the dictates of wisdom; one without judgment; a simpleton; a dolt.
(n.) One who acts contrary to moral and religious wisdom; a wicked person.
(n.) One who counterfeits folly; a professional jester or buffoon; a retainer formerly kept to make sport, dressed fantastically in motley, with ridiculous accouterments.
(v. i.) To play the fool; to trifle; to toy; to spend time in idle sport or mirth.
(v. t.) To infatuate; to make foolish.
(v. t.) To use as a fool; to deceive in a shameful or mortifying manner; to impose upon; to cheat by inspiring foolish confidence; as, to fool one out of his money.

foul

foul
(n.) A bird.
(n.) An entanglement; a collision, as in a boat race.
(n.) See Foul ball, under Foul, a.
(superl.) Covered with, or containing, extraneous matter which is injurious, noxious, offensive, or obstructive; filthy; dirty; not clean; polluted; nasty; defiled; as, a foul cloth; foul hands; a foul chimney; foul air; a ship's bottom is foul when overgrown with barnacles; a gun becomes foul from repeated firing; a well is foul with polluted water.
(superl.) Scurrilous; obscene or profane; abusive; as, foul words; foul language.
(superl.) Hateful; detestable; shameful; odious; wretched.
(superl.) Loathsome; disgusting; as, a foul disease.
(superl.) Ugly; homely; poor.
(superl.) Not favorable; unpropitious; not fair or advantageous; as, a foul wind; a foul road; cloudy or rainy; stormy; not fair; -- said of the weather, sky, etc.
(superl.) Not conformed to the established rules and customs of a game, conflict, test, etc.; unfair; dishonest; dishonorable; cheating; as, foul play.
(superl.) Having freedom of motion interfered with by collision or entanglement; entangled; -- opposed to clear; as, a rope or cable may get foul while paying it out.
(v. i.) To become clogged with burnt powder in the process of firing, as a gun.
(v. i.) To become entagled, as ropes; to come into collision with something; as, the two boats fouled.
(v. t.) To make filthy; to defile; to daub; to dirty; to soil; as, to foul the face or hands with mire.
(v. t.) To incrust (the bore of a gun) with burnt powder in the process of firing.
(v. t.) To cover (a ship's bottom) with anything that impered its sailing; as, a bottom fouled with barnacles.
(v. t.) To entangle, so as to impede motion; as, to foul a rope or cable in paying it out; to come into collision with; as, one boat fouled the other in a race.

fowl

fowl
(n.) Any bird; esp., any large edible bird.
(n.) Any domesticated bird used as food, as a hen, turkey, duck; in a more restricted sense, the common domestic cock or hen (Gallus domesticus).
(v. i.) To catch or kill wild fowl, for game or food, as by shooting, or by decoys, nets, etc.

goal

goal
(n.) The mark set to bound a race, and to or around which the constestants run, or from which they start to return to it again; the place at which a race or a journey is to end.
(n.) The final purpose or aim; the end to which a design tends, or which a person aims to reach or attain.
(n.) A base, station, or bound used in various games; in football, a line between two posts across which the ball must pass in order to score; also, the act of kicking the ball over the line between the goal posts.

goll

goll
(n.) A hand, paw, or claw.

howl

howl
(n.) The protracted, mournful cry of a dog or a wolf, or other like sound.
(n.) A prolonged cry of distress or anguish; a wail.
(v. i.) To utter a loud, protraced, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do.
(v. i.) To utter a sound expressive of distress; to cry aloud and mournfully; to lament; to wail.
(v. i.) To make a noise resembling the cry of a wild beast.
(v. t.) To utter with outcry.

joel

joel
An Old Testament book telling Joel's prophecies
A Hebrew minor prophet
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