- (a.) Hasty in temper; impetuous.
- (a.) Brittle, as wood or vegetables.
- (n.) A rash or eruption; a sudden or transient fit of sickness.
- (n.) Refuse boughs of trees; also, the clippings of hedges.
- (n.) Broken and angular fragments of rocks underlying alluvial deposits.
- (n.) Broken fragments of ice.