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boarding

boarding
(n.) The act of entering a ship, whether with a hostile or a friendly purpose.
(n.) The act of covering with boards; also, boards, collectively; or a covering made of boards.
(n.) The act of supplying, or the state of being supplied, with regular or specified meals, or with meals and lodgings, for pay.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Board

boarfish

boarfish
(n.) A Mediterranean fish (Capros aper), of the family Caproidae; -- so called from the resemblance of the extended lips to a hog's snout.
(n.) An Australian percoid fish (Histiopterus recurvirostris), valued as a food fish.

coercing

coercing
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Coerce

coercion

coercion
(n.) The act or process of coercing.
(n.) The application to another of either physical or moral force. When the force is physical, and cannot be resisted, then the act produced by it is a nullity, so far as concerns the party coerced. When the force is moral, then the act, though voidable, is imputable to the party doing it, unless he be so paralyzed by terror as to act convulsively. At the same time coercion is not negatived by the fact of submission under force. "Coactus volui" (I consented under compulsion) is the condition of mind which, when there is volition forced by coercion, annuls the result of such coercion.

coercive

coercive
(a.) Serving or intended to coerce; having power to constrain.

coursing

coursing
(n.) The pursuit or running game with dogs that follow by sight instead of by scent.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Course

courtier

courtier
(n.) One who is in attendance at the court of a prince; one who has an appointment at court.
(n.) One who courts or solicits favor; one who flatters.

courting

courting
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Court

doorsill

doorsill
(n.) The sill or threshold of a door.

fourling

fourling
(n.) One of four children born at the same time.
(n.) A compound or twin crystal consisting of four individuals.

hoarding

hoarding
(n.) A screen of boards inclosing a house and materials while builders are at work.
(n.) A fence, barrier, or cover, inclosing, surrounding, or concealing something.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hoard

lorraine

lorraine
An eastern French region rich in iron-ore deposits

mourning

mourning
(a.) Grieving; sorrowing; lamenting.
(a.) Employed to express sorrow or grief; worn or used as appropriate to the condition of one bereaved or sorrowing; as, mourning garments; a mourning ring; a mourning pin, and the like.
(n.) The act of sorrowing or expressing grief; lamentation; sorrow.
(n.) Garb, drapery, or emblems indicative of grief, esp. clothing or a badge of somber black.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Mourn

poorwill

poor-will
(n.) A bird of the Western United States (Phalaenoptilus Nutalli) allied to the whip-poor-will.

sourcing

sourcing
Specify the origin of; "The writer carefully sourced her report"
Get (a product) from another country or business; "She sourced a supply of carpet"; "They are sourcing from smaller companies"

sourdine

sourdine
An organ stop resulting in a soft muted sound
A mute for a violin

voirdire

voir dire
An oath administered to a witness, usually before being sworn in chief, requiring him to speak the truth, or make true answers in reference to matters inquired of, to ascertain his competency to give evidence.

worrying

worrying
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Worry