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- (adv.) In a row, line, or rank; successively; in order.
- (n.) A peculiar brad-shaped spike, to be driven alongside the end of an abutting timber to prevent its slipping.
- (n.) A pointed instrument, as a joiner's awl, a brad awl, a needle, or a small sharp stick.
- (v. t.) To prod with a pointed instrument, as a lance; also, to broggle.
- (n.) The prominent ridge over the eye, with the hair that covers it, forming an arch above the orbit.
- (n.) The hair that covers the brow (ridge over the eyes); the eyebrow.
- (n.) The forehead; as, a feverish brow.
- (n.) The general air of the countenance.
- (n.) The edge or projecting upper part of a steep place; as, the brow of a precipice; the brow of a hill.
- (v. t.) To bound to limit; to be at, or form, the edge of.
- (n.) The pouchlike enlargement of the gullet of birds, serving as a receptacle for food; the craw.
- (n.) The top, end, or highest part of anything, especially of a plant or tree.
- (n.) That which is cropped, cut, or gathered from a single felld, or of a single kind of grain or fruit, or in a single season; especially, the product of what is planted in the earth; fruit; harvest.
- (n.) Grain or other product of the field while standing.
- (n.) Anything cut off or gathered.
- (n.) Hair cut close or short, or the act or style of so cutting; as, a convict's crop.
- (n.) A projecting ornament in carved stone. Specifically, a finial.
- (n.) Tin ore prepared for smelting.
- (n.) Outcrop of a vein or seam at the surface.
- (n.) A riding whip with a loop instead of a lash.
- (v. i.) To yield harvest.
- (v. t.) To cut off the tops or tips of; to bite or pull off; to browse; to pluck; to mow; to reap.
- (v. t.) Fig.: To cut off, as if in harvest.
- (v. t.) To cause to bear a crop; as, to crop a field.
- (v. i.) To make the shrill sound characteristic of a cock, either in joy, gayety, or defiance.
- (v. i.) To shout in exultation or defiance; to brag.
- (v. i.) To utter a sound expressive of joy or pleasure.
- (v. i.) A bird, usually black, of the genus Corvus, having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles. It has a harsh, croaking note. See Caw.
- (v. i.) A bar of iron with a beak, crook, or claw; a bar of iron used as a lever; a crowbar.
- (v. i.) The cry of the cock. See Crow, v. i., 1.
- (v. i.) The mesentery of a beast; -- so called by butchers.
- (imp.) of Draw.
- (n.) The quantity of fluid which falls in one small spherical mass; a liquid globule; a minim; hence, also, the smallest easily measured portion of a fluid; a small quantity; as, a drop of water.
- (n.) That which resembles, or that which hangs like, a liquid drop; as a hanging diamond ornament, an earring, a glass pendant on a chandelier, a sugarplum (sometimes medicated), or a kind of shot or slug.
- (n.) Same as Gutta.
- (n.) Any small pendent ornament.
- (n.) Whatever is arranged to drop, hang, or fall from an elevated position; also, a contrivance for lowering something
- (n.) A door or platform opening downward; a trap door; that part of the gallows on which a culprit stands when he is to be hanged; hence, the gallows itself.
- (n.) A machine for lowering heavy weights, as packages, coal wagons, etc., to a ship's deck.
- (n.) A contrivance for temporarily lowering a gas jet.
- (n.) A curtain which drops or falls in front of the stage of a theater, etc.
- (n.) A drop press or drop hammer.
- (n.) The distance of the axis of a shaft below the base of a hanger.
- (n.) Any medicine the dose of which is measured by drops; as, lavender drops.
- (n.) The depth of a square sail; -- generally applied to the courses only.
- (n.) Act of dropping; sudden fall or descent.
- (n.) To pour or let fall in drops; to pour in small globules; to distill.
- (n.) To cause to fall in one portion, or by one motion, like a drop; to let fall; as, to drop a line in fishing; to drop a courtesy.
- (n.) To let go; to dismiss; to set aside; to have done with; to discontinue; to forsake; to give up; to omit.
- (n.) To bestow or communicate by a suggestion; to let fall in an indirect, cautious, or gentle manner; as, to drop hint, a word of counsel, etc.
- (n.) To lower, as a curtain, or the muzzle of a gun, etc.
- (n.) To send, as a letter; as, please drop me a line, a letter, word.
- (n.) To give birth to; as, to drop a lamb.
- (n.) To cover with drops; to variegate; to bedrop.
- (v. i.) To fall in drops.
- (v. i.) To fall, in general, literally or figuratively; as, ripe fruit drops from a tree; wise words drop from the lips.
- (v. i.) To let drops fall; to discharge itself in drops.
- (v. i.) To fall dead, or to fall in death.
- (v. i.) To come to an end; to cease; to pass out of mind; as, the affair dropped.
- (v. i.) To come unexpectedly; -- with in or into; as, my old friend dropped in a moment.
- (v. i.) To fall or be depressed; to lower; as, the point of the spear dropped a little.
- (v. i.) To fall short of a mark.
- (v. i.) To be deep in extent; to descend perpendicularly; as, her main topsail drops seventeen yards.
- (imp.) of Draw.
- (n.) Love; the god of love; -- by earlier writers represented as one of the first and creative gods, by later writers as the son of Aphrodite, equivalent to the Latin god Cupid.
- (n.) A dirty woman; a slattern; a frow.
- (n.) An iron cleaver or splitting tool; a frow.
- (n.) An amphibious animal of the genus Rana and related genera, of many species. Frogs swim rapidly, and take long leaps on land. Many of the species utter loud notes in the springtime.
- (n.) The triangular prominence of the hoof, in the middle of the sole of the foot of the horse, and other animals; the fourchette.
- (n.) A supporting plate having raised ribs that form continuations of the rails, to guide the wheels where one track branches from another or crosses it.
- (n.) An oblong cloak button, covered with netted thread, and fastening into a loop instead of a button hole.
- (n.) The loop of the scabbard of a bayonet or sword.
- (v. t.) To ornament or fasten (a coat, etc.) with trogs. See Frog, n., 4.
- (prep.) Out of the neighborhood of; lessening or losing proximity to; leaving behind; by reason of; out of; by aid of; -- used whenever departure, setting out, commencement of action, being, state, occurrence, etc., or procedure, emanation, absence, separation, etc., are to be expressed. It is construed with, and indicates, the point of space or time at which the action, state, etc., are regarded as setting out or beginning; also, less frequently, the source, the cause, the occasion, out of which anything proceeds; -- the aritithesis and correlative of to; as, it, is one hundred miles from Boston to Springfield; he took his sword from his side; light proceeds from the sun; separate the coarse wool from the fine; men have all sprung from Adam, and often go from good to bad, and from bad to worse; the merit of an action depends on the principle from which it proceeds; men judge of facts from personal knowledge, or from testimony.
- (a.) Brittle.
- (n.) A woman; especially, a Dutch or German woman.
- (n.) A dirty woman; a slattern.
- (n.) A cleaving tool with handle at right angles to the blade, for splitting cask staves and shingles from the block; a frower.
- (n.) A mixture of spirit and water not sweetened; hence, any intoxicating liquor.
- Get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
- (n.) A heavy silk with a dull finish; as, gros de Naples; gros de Tours.
- (n.) A grotto.
- (n.) Alt. of Grote
- (v. i.) To increase in size by a natural and organic process; to increase in bulk by the gradual assimilation of new matter into the living organism; -- said of animals and vegetables and their organs.
- (v. i.) To increase in any way; to become larger and stronger; to be augmented; to advance; to extend; to wax; to accrue.
- (v. i.) To spring up and come to matturity in a natural way; to be produced by vegetation; to thrive; to flourish; as, rice grows in warm countries.
- (v. i.) To pass from one state to another; to result as an effect from a cause; to become; as, to grow pale.
- (v. i.) To become attached of fixed; to adhere.
- (v. t.) To cause to grow; to cultivate; to produce; as, to grow a crop; to grow wheat, hops, or tobacco.
- (n.) The most common and most useful metallic element, being of almost universal occurrence, usually in the form of an oxide (as hematite, magnetite, etc.), or a hydrous oxide (as limonite, turgite, etc.). It is reduced on an enormous scale in three principal forms; viz., cast iron, steel, and wrought iron. Iron usually appears dark brown, from oxidation or impurity, but when pure, or on a fresh surface, is a gray or white metal. It is easily oxidized (rusted) by moisture, and is attacked by many corrosive agents. Symbol Fe (Latin Ferrum). Atomic weight 55.9. Specific gravity, pure iron, 7.86; cast iron, 7.1. In magnetic properties, it is superior to all other substances.
- (n.) An instrument or utensil made of iron; -- chiefly in composition; as, a flatiron, a smoothing iron, etc.
- (n.) Fetters; chains; handcuffs; manacles.
- (n.) Strength; power; firmness; inflexibility; as, to rule with a rod of iron.
- (n.) Of, or made of iron; consisting of iron; as, an iron bar, dust.
- (n.) Resembling iron in color; as, iron blackness.
- (n.) Like iron in hardness, strength, impenetrability, power of endurance, insensibility, etc.;
- (n.) Rude; hard; harsh; severe.
- (n.) Firm; robust; enduring; as, an iron constitution.
- (n.) Inflexible; unrelenting; as, an iron will.
- (n.) Not to be broken; holding or binding fast; tenacious.
- (v. t.) To smooth with an instrument of iron; especially, to smooth, as cloth, with a heated flatiron; -- sometimes used with out.
- (v. t.) To shackle with irons; to fetter or handcuff.
- (v. t.) To furnish or arm with iron; as, to iron a wagon.
- (n.) A sailing canoe of the Ladrone Islands and Malay Archipelago, having its lee side flat and its weather side like that of an ordinary boat. The ends are alike. The canoe is long and narrow, and is kept from overturning by a cigar-shaped log attached to a frame extending several feet to windward. It has been called the flying proa, and is the swiftest sailing craft known.
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