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Crossword Solutions for: ?U?
- (n.) A changeling or elf child, -- that is, one left by fairies; a deformed or foolish child; a simpleton; an oaf.
- The month following July and preceding September
- (n.) A name given to various species of arctic sea birds of the family Alcidae. The great auk, now extinct, is Alca (/ Plautus) impennis. The razor-billed auk is A. torda. See Puffin, Guillemot, and Murre.
- (n.) Same as Aam.
- (n.) Strong malt liquor.
- (n.) A young brother; a little boy; -- a familiar term of address of a small boy.
- (v. t.) To throw out in bubbles; to bubble.
- (n.) A small protuberance on the stem or branches of a plant, containing the rudiments of future leaves, flowers, or stems; an undeveloped branch or flower.
- (n.) A small protuberance on certain low forms of animals and vegetables which develops into a new organism, either free or attached. See Hydra.
- (v. i.) To put forth or produce buds, as a plant; to grow, as a bud does, into a flower or shoot.
- (v. i.) To begin to grow, or to issue from a stock in the manner of a bud, as a horn.
- (v. i.) To be like a bud in respect to youth and freshness, or growth and promise; as, a budding virgin.
- (v. t.) To graft, as a plant with another or into another, by inserting a bud from the one into an opening in the bark of the other, in order to raise, upon the budded stock, fruit different from that which it would naturally bear.
- (n.) A bugbear; anything which terrifies.
- (n.) A general name applied to various insects belonging to the Hemiptera; as, the squash bug; the chinch bug, etc.
- (n.) An insect of the genus Cimex, especially the bedbug (C. lectularius). See Bedbug.
- (n.) One of various species of Coleoptera; as, the ladybug; potato bug, etc.; loosely, any beetle.
- (n.) One of certain kinds of Crustacea; as, the sow bug; pill bug; bait bug; salve bug, etc.
- (n.) The buttock.
- (n.) A humming noise.
- (v. i.,) To make murmuring or humming sound.
- (n.) Alt. of Bunn
- (n.) Alt. of Burr
- (n.) An omnibus.
- (adv. & conj.) Except with; unless with; without.
- (adv. & conj.) Except; besides; save.
- (adv. & conj.) Excepting or excluding the fact that; save that; were it not that; unless; -- elliptical, for but that.
- (adv. & conj.) Otherwise than that; that not; -- commonly, after a negative, with that.
- (adv. & conj.) Only; solely; merely.
- (adv. & conj.) On the contrary; on the other hand; only; yet; still; however; nevertheless; more; further; -- as connective of sentences or clauses of a sentence, in a sense more or less exceptive or adversative; as, the House of Representatives passed the bill, but the Senate dissented; our wants are many, but quite of another kind.
- (n.) A limit; a boundary.
- (n.) The end; esp. the larger or thicker end, or the blunt, in distinction from the sharp, end. See 1st Butt.
- (prep., adv. & conj.) The outer apartment or kitchen of a two-roomed house; -- opposed to ben, the inner room.
- (v. i.) See Butt, v., and Abut, v.
- (v. t.) A limit; a bound; a goal; the extreme bound; the end.
- (v. t.) The thicker end of anything. See But.
- (v. t.) A mark to be shot at; a target.
- (v. t.) A person at whom ridicule, jest, or contempt is directed; as, the butt of the company.
- (v. t.) A push, thrust, or sudden blow, given by the head of an animal; as, the butt of a ram.
- (v. t.) A thrust in fencing.
- (v. t.) A piece of land left unplowed at the end of a field.
- (v. t.) A joint where the ends of two objects come squarely together without scarfing or chamfering; -- also called butt joint.
- (v. t.) The end of a connecting rod or other like piece, to which the boxing is attached by the strap, cotter, and gib.
- (v. t.) The portion of a half-coupling fastened to the end of a hose.
- (v. t.) The joint where two planks in a strake meet.
- (v. t.) A kind of hinge used in hanging doors, etc.; -- so named because fastened on the edge of the door, which butts against the casing, instead of on its face, like the strap hinge; also called butt hinge.
- (v. t.) The thickest and stoutest part of tanned oxhides, used for soles of boots, harness, trunks.
- (v. t.) The hut or shelter of the person who attends to the targets in rifle practice.
- (v. i.) To negotiate or treat about a purchase.
- (v. t.) To acquire the ownership of (property) by giving an accepted price or consideration therefor, or by agreeing to do so; to acquire by the payment of a price or value; to purchase; -- opposed to sell.
- (v. t.) To acquire or procure by something given or done in exchange, literally or figuratively; to get, at a cost or sacrifice; to buy pleasure with pain.
- (v. & n.) See Buzz.
- (n.) A young animal, esp. the young of the bear.
- (n.) Jocosely or in contempt, a boy or girl, esp. an awkward, rude, ill-mannered boy.
- (n.) A stall for cattle.
- (n.) A cupboard.
- (v. t.) To shut up or confine.
- (v. t. & i.) To bring forth; -- said of animals, or in contempt, of persons.
- (n.) That portion of food which is brought up into the mouth by ruminating animals from their first stomach, to be chewed a second time.
- (n.) A portion of tobacco held in the mouth and chewed; a quid.
- (n.) The first stomach of ruminating beasts.
- (n.) The tail; the end of a thing; especially, a tail-like twist of hair worn at the back of the head; a queue.
- (n.) The last words of a play actor's speech, serving as an intimation for the next succeeding player to speak; any word or words which serve to remind a player to speak or to do something; a catchword.
- (n.) A hint or intimation.
- (n.) The part one has to perform in, or as in, a play.
- (n.) Humor; temper of mind.
- (n.) A straight tapering rod used to impel the balls in playing billiards.
- (n.) A small portion of bread or beer; the quantity bought with a farthing or half farthing.
- (v. t.) To form into a cue; to braid; to twist.
- (v. t.) To con (a ship).
- (v. t.) To know. See Con.
- (n.) A small vessel, used commonly to drink from; as, a tin cup, a silver cup, a wine cup; especially, in modern times, the pottery or porcelain vessel, commonly with a handle, used with a saucer in drinking tea, coffee, and the like.
- (n.) The contents of such a vessel; a cupful.
- (n.) Repeated potations; social or excessive indulgence in intoxicating drinks; revelry.
- (n.) That which is to be received or indured; that which is allotted to one; a portion.
- (n.) Anything shaped like a cup; as, the cup of an acorn, or of a flower.
- (n.) A cupping glass or other vessel or instrument used to produce the vacuum in cupping.
- (v. t.) To supply with cups of wine.
- (v. t.) To apply a cupping apparatus to; to subject to the operation of cupping. See Cupping.
- (v. t.) To make concave or in the form of a cup; as, to cup the end of a screw.
- (n.) A mongrel or inferior dog.
- (n.) A worthless, snarling fellow; -- used in contempt.
- (a.) Gashed or divided, as by a cutting instrument.
- (a.) Formed or shaped as by cutting; carved.
- (a.) Overcome by liquor; tipsy.
- (imp. & p. p.) of Cut
- (n.) An opening made with an edged instrument; a cleft; a gash; a slash; a wound made by cutting; as, a sword cut.
- (n.) A stroke or blow or cutting motion with an edged instrument; a stroke or blow with a whip.
- (n.) That which wounds the feelings, as a harsh remark or criticism, or a sarcasm; personal discourtesy, as neglecting to recognize an acquaintance when meeting him; a slight.
- (n.) A notch, passage, or channel made by cutting or digging; a furrow; a groove; as, a cut for a railroad.
- (n.) The surface left by a cut; as, a smooth or clear cut.
- (n.) A portion severed or cut off; a division; as, a cut of beef; a cut of timber.
- (n.) An engraved block or plate; the impression from such an engraving; as, a book illustrated with fine cuts.
- (n.) The act of dividing a pack cards.
- (n.) The right to divide; as, whose cut is it?
- (n.) Manner in which a thing is cut or formed; shape; style; fashion; as, the cut of a garment.
- (n.) A common work horse; a gelding.
- (n.) The failure of a college officer or student to be present at any appointed exercise.
- (n.) A skein of yarn.
- (v. i.) To do the work of an edged tool; to serve in dividing or gashing; as, a knife cuts well.
- (v. i.) To admit of incision or severance; to yield to a cutting instrument.
- (v. i.) To perform the operation of dividing, severing, incising, intersecting, etc.; to use a cutting instrument.
- (v. i.) To make a stroke with a whip.
- (v. i.) To interfere, as a horse.
- (v. i.) To move or make off quickly.
- (v. i.) To divide a pack of cards into two portion to decide the deal or trump, or to change the order of the cards to be dealt.
- (v. t.) To separate the parts of with, or as with, a sharp instrument; to make an incision in; to gash; to sever; to divide.
- (v. t.) To sever and cause to fall for the purpose of gathering; to hew; to mow or reap.
- (v. t.) To sever and remove by cutting; to cut off; to dock; as, to cut the hair; to cut the nails.
- (v. t.) To castrate or geld; as, to cut a horse.
- (v. t.) To form or shape by cutting; to make by incision, hewing, etc.; to carve; to hew out.
- (v. t.) To wound or hurt deeply the sensibilities of; to pierce; to lacerate; as, sarcasm cuts to the quick.
- (v. t.) To intersect; to cross; as, one line cuts another at right angles.
- (v. t.) To refuse to recognize; to ignore; as, to cut a person in the street; to cut one's acquaintance.
- (v. t.) To absent one's self from; as, to cut an appointment, a recitation. etc.
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