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Crossword Solutions for: ?R?AD

aread

aread
(v. t.) Alt. of Areed

bread

bread
(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.

broad

broad
(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.

dread

dread
(a.) Exciting great fear or apprehension; causing terror; frightful; dreadful.
(a.) Inspiring with reverential fear; awful' venerable; as, dread sovereign; dread majesty; dread tribunal.
(n.) Great fear in view of impending evil; fearful apprehension of danger; anticipatory terror.
(n.) Reverential or respectful fear; awe.
(n.) An object of terrified apprehension.
(n.) A person highly revered.
(n.) Fury; dreadfulness.
(n.) Doubt; as, out of dread.
(v. i.) To be in dread, or great fear.
(v. t.) To fear in a great degree; to regard, or look forward to, with terrific apprehension.

dryad

dryad
(n.) A wood nymph; a nymph whose life was bound up with that of her tree.

oread

oread
(n.) One of the nymphs of mountains and grottoes.

tread

tread
(n.) A step or stepping; pressure with the foot; a footstep; as, a nimble tread; a cautious tread.
(n.) Manner or style of stepping; action; gait; as, the horse has a good tread.
(n.) Way; track; path.
(n.) The act of copulation in birds.
(n.) The upper horizontal part of a step, on which the foot is placed.
(n.) The top of the banquette, on which soldiers stand to fire over the parapet.
(n.) The part of a wheel that bears upon the road or rail.
(n.) The part of a rail upon which car wheels bear.
(n.) The chalaza of a bird's egg; the treadle.
(n.) A bruise or abrasion produced on the foot or ankle of a horse that interferes. See Interfere, 3.
(v. i.) To set the foot; to step.
(v. i.) To walk or go; especially, to walk with a stately or a cautious step.
(v. i.) To copulate; said of birds, esp. the males.
(v. t.) To step or walk on.
(v. t.) To beat or press with the feet; as, to tread a path; to tread land when too light; a well-trodden path.
(v. t.) To go through or accomplish by walking, dancing, or the like.
(v. t.) To crush under the foot; to trample in contempt or hatred; to subdue.
(v. t.) To copulate with; to feather; to cover; -- said of the male bird.

triad

triad
(n.) A union of three; three objects treated as one; a ternary; a trinity; as, a triad of deities.
(n.) A chord of three notes.
(n.) The common chord, consisting of a tone with its third and fifth, with or without the octave.
(n.) An element or radical whose valence is three.