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(v. t.) Alt. of Areed


(a.) Of or pertaining to an area; as, areal interstices (the areas or spaces inclosed by the reticulate vessels of leaves).


(adv.) Backward; in or to the rear; behindhand.
(v. t. & i.) To raise; to set up; to stir up.


(adv.) A ludicrous corruption of the Latin word ergo, therefore.
(n.) Crude tartar. See Argol.
(n.) Alt. of Argali


(n.) A genus of venomous ticks which attack men and animals. The famous Persian Argas, also called Miana bug, is A. Persicus; that of Central America, called talaje by the natives, is A. Talaje.


A Buddhist who has attained nirvana


(a.) Pertaining to Arius, a presbyter of the church of Alexandria, in the fourth century, or to the doctrines of Arius, who held Christ to be inferior to God the Father in nature and dignity, though the first and noblest of all created beings.
(a. & n.) See Aryan.
(n.) One who adheres to or believes the doctrines of Arius.


Island in the firth of Clyde
Scottish Isle


(n.) Tapestry; a rich figured fabric; especially, a screen or hangings of heavy cloth with interwoven figures.
(v. t.) To furnish with an arras.


(n.) Order; a regular and imposing arrangement; disposition in regular lines; hence, order of battle; as, drawn up in battle array.
(n.) The whole body of persons thus placed in order; an orderly collection; hence, a body of soldiers.
(n.) An imposing series of things.
(n.) Dress; garments disposed in order upon the person; rich or beautiful apparel.
(n.) A ranking or setting forth in order, by the proper officer, of a jury as impaneled in a cause.
(n.) The panel itself.
(n.) The whole body of jurors summoned to attend the court.
(n.) To place or dispose in order, as troops for battle; to marshal.
(n.) To deck or dress; to adorn with dress; to cloth to envelop; -- applied esp. to dress of a splendid kind.
(n.) To set in order, as a jury, for the trial of a cause; that is, to call them man by man.


(a.) Of or pertaining to the people called Aryans; Indo-European; Indo-Germanic; as, the Aryan stock, the Aryan languages.
(n.) One of a primitive people supposed to have lived in prehistoric times, in Central Asia, east of the Caspian Sea, and north of the Hindoo Koosh and Paropamisan Mountains, and to have been the stock from which sprang the Hindoo, Persian, Greek, Latin, Celtic, Teutonic, Slavonic, and other races; one of that ethnological division of mankind called also Indo-European or Indo-Germanic.
(n.) The language of the original Aryans.


(a.) To spread.
(n.) An article of food made from flour or meal by moistening, kneading, and baking.
(n.) Food; sustenance; support of life, in general.
(v. t.) To cover with bread crumbs, preparatory to cooking; as, breaded cutlets.


(n.) See Commutator.
(v. i.) To come apart or divide into two or more pieces, usually with suddenness and violence; to part; to burst asunder.
(v. i.) To open spontaneously, or by pressure from within, as a bubble, a tumor, a seed vessel, a bag.
(v. i.) To burst forth; to make its way; to come to view; to appear; to dawn.
(v. i.) To burst forth violently, as a storm.
(v. i.) To open up; to be scattered; to be dissipated; as, the clouds are breaking.
(v. i.) To become weakened in constitution or faculties; to lose health or strength.
(v. i.) To be crushed, or overwhelmed with sorrow or grief; as, my heart is breaking.
(v. i.) To fall in business; to become bankrupt.
(v. i.) To make an abrupt or sudden change; to change the gait; as, to break into a run or gallop.
(v. i.) To fail in musical quality; as, a singer's voice breaks when it is strained beyond its compass and a tone or note is not completed, but degenerates into an unmusical sound instead. Also, to change in tone, as a boy's voice at puberty.
(v. i.) To fall out; to terminate friendship.
(v. t.) To strain apart; to sever by fracture; to divide with violence; as, to break a rope or chain; to break a seal; to break an axle; to break rocks or coal; to break a lock.
(v. t.) To lay open as by breaking; to divide; as, to break a package of goods.
(v. t.) To lay open, as a purpose; to disclose, divulge, or communicate.
(v. t.) To infringe or violate, as an obligation, law, or promise.
(v. t.) To interrupt; to destroy the continuity of; to dissolve or terminate; as, to break silence; to break one's sleep; to break one's journey.
(v. t.) To destroy the completeness of; to remove a part from; as, to break a set.
(v. t.) To destroy the arrangement of; to throw into disorder; to pierce; as, the cavalry were not able to break the British squares.
(v. t.) To shatter to pieces; to reduce to fragments.
(v. t.) To exchange for other money or currency of smaller denomination; as, to break a five dollar bill.
(v. t.) To destroy the strength, firmness, or consistency of; as, to break flax.
(v. t.) To weaken or impair, as health, spirit, or mind.
(v. t.) To diminish the force of; to lessen the shock of, as a fall or blow.
(v. t.) To impart, as news or information; to broach; -- with to, and often with a modified word implying some reserve; as, to break the news gently to the widow; to break a purpose cautiously to a friend.
(v. t.) To tame; to reduce to subjection; to make tractable; to discipline; as, to break a horse to the harness or saddle.
(v. t.) To destroy the financial credit of; to make bankrupt; to ruin.
(v. t.) To destroy the official character and standing of; to cashier; to dismiss.
(v. t.) An opening made by fracture or disruption.
(v. t.) An interruption of continuity; change of direction; as, a break in a wall; a break in the deck of a ship.
(v. t.) A projection or recess from the face of a building.
(v. t.) An opening or displacement in the circuit, interrupting the electrical current.
(v. t.) An interruption; a pause; as, a break in friendship; a break in the conversation.
(v. t.) An interruption in continuity in writing or printing, as where there is an omission, an unfilled line, etc.
(v. t.) The first appearing, as of light in the morning; the dawn; as, the break of day; the break of dawn.
(v. t.) A large four-wheeled carriage, having a straight body and calash top, with the driver's seat in front and the footman's behind.
(v. t.) A device for checking motion, or for measuring friction. See Brake, n. 9 & 10.


(n.) A European fresh-water cyprinoid fish of the genus Abramis, little valued as food. Several species are known.
(n.) An American fresh-water fish, of various species of Pomotis and allied genera, which are also called sunfishes and pondfishes. See Pondfish.
(n.) A marine sparoid fish of the genus Pagellus, and allied genera. See Sea Bream.
(v. t.) To clean, as a ship's bottom of adherent shells, seaweed, etc., by the application of fire and scraping.


(n.) Same as Brier.
(n.) A plant with a slender woody stem bearing stout prickles; especially, species of Rosa, Rubus, and Smilax.
(n.) Fig.: Anything sharp or unpleasant to the feelings.


(n.) The broad part of anything; as, the broad of an oar.
(n.) The spread of a river into a sheet of water; a flooded fen.
(n.) A lathe tool for turning down the insides and bottoms of cylinders.
(superl.) Wide; extend in breadth, or from side to side; -- opposed to narrow; as, a broad street, a broad table; an inch broad.
(superl.) Extending far and wide; extensive; vast; as, the broad expanse of ocean.
(superl.) Extended, in the sense of diffused; open; clear; full.
(superl.) Fig.: Having a large measure of any thing or quality; not limited; not restrained; -- applied to any subject, and retaining the literal idea more or less clearly, the precise meaning depending largely on the substantive.
(superl.) Comprehensive; liberal; enlarged.
(superl.) Plain; evident; as, a broad hint.
(superl.) Free; unrestrained; unconfined.
(superl.) Characterized by breadth. See Breadth.
(superl.) Cross; coarse; indelicate; as, a broad compliment; a broad joke; broad humor.
(superl.) Strongly marked; as, a broad Scotch accent.


A town of east central Texas
United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)


(n.) The sound produced by anything that creaks; a creaking.
(v. i.) To make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound, as by the friction of hard substances; as, shoes creak.
(v. t.) To produce a creaking sound with.


(n.) The rich, oily, and yellowish part of milk, which, when the milk stands unagitated, rises, and collects on the surface. It is the part of milk from which butter is obtained.
(n.) The part of any liquor that rises, and collects on the surface.
(n.) A delicacy of several kinds prepared for the table from cream, etc., or so as to resemble cream.
(n.) A cosmetic; a creamlike medicinal preparation.
(n.) The best or choicest part of a thing; the quintessence; as, the cream of a jest or story; the cream of a collection of books or pictures.
(v. i.) To form or become covered with cream; to become thick like cream; to assume the appearance of cream; hence, to grow stiff or formal; to mantle.
(v. t.) To skim, or take off by skimming, as cream.
(v. t.) To take off the best or choicest part of.
(v. t.) To furnish with, or as with, cream.