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(n.) An inflammation, with enlargement, of a lymphatic gland, esp. in the groin, as in syphilis.


(n.) Lye or suds in which cloth is soaked in the operation of bleaching, or in which clothes are washed.
(n.) The cloth or clothes soaked or washed.
(n.) The male of deer, especially fallow deer and antelopes, or of goats, sheep, hares, and rabbits.
(n.) A gay, dashing young fellow; a fop; a dandy.
(n.) A male Indian or negro.
(n.) A frame on which firewood is sawed; a sawhorse; a sawbuck.
(n.) The beech tree.
(v. i.) To copulate, as bucks and does.
(v. i.) To spring with quick plunging leaps, descending with the fore legs rigid and the head held as low down as possible; -- said of a vicious horse or mule.
(v. t.) To soak, steep, or boil, in lye or suds; -- a process in bleaching.
(v. t.) To wash (clothes) in lye or suds, or, in later usage, by beating them on stones in running water.
(v. t.) To break up or pulverize, as ores.
(v. t.) To subject to a mode of punishment which consists in tying the wrists together, passing the arms over the bent knees, and putting a stick across the arms and in the angle formed by the knees.
(v. t.) To throw by bucking. See Buck, v. i., 2.


A partially opened flower
A swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals
Start to grow or develop; "a budding friendship"
Develop buds; "The hibiscus is budding!"


(a.) A wheel covered with buff leather, and used in polishing cutlery, spoons, etc.
(a.) The bare skin; as, to strip to the buff.
(a.) Made of buff leather.
(a.) Of the color of buff.
(a.) Firm; sturdy.
(n.) A sort of leather, prepared from the skin of the buffalo, dressed with oil, like chamois; also, the skins of oxen, elks, and other animals, dressed in like manner.
(n.) The color of buff; a light yellow, shading toward pink, gray, or brown.
(n.) A military coat, made of buff leather.
(n.) The grayish viscid substance constituting the buffy coat. See Buffy coat, under Buffy, a.
(n.) A buffet; a blow; -- obsolete except in the phrase "Blindman's buff."
(v. t.) To polish with a buff. See Buff, n., 5.
(v. t.) To strike.


(n.) A genus of Amphibia including various species of toads.


Tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information; "The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy"; "Is this hotel room bugged?"
A minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use
General term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate
Insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis
A small hidden microphone; for listening secretly
A fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine
Annoy persistently; "The children teased the boy because of his stammer"


(n.) Alt. of Buhlwork


(n.) A spheroidal body growing from a plant either above or below the ground (usually below), which is strictly a bud, consisting of a cluster of partially developed leaves, and producing, as it grows, a stem above, and roots below, as in the onion, tulip, etc. It differs from a corm in not being solid.
(n.) A name given to some parts that resemble in shape certain bulbous roots; as, the bulb of the aorta.
(n.) An expansion or protuberance on a stem or tube, as the bulb of a thermometer, which may be of any form, as spherical, cylindrical, curved, etc.
(v. i.) To take the shape of a bulb; to swell.


(n.) Magnitude of material substance; dimensions; mass; size; as, an ox or ship of great bulk.
(n.) The main mass or body; the largest or principal portion; the majority; as, the bulk of a debt.
(n.) The cargo of a vessel when stowed.
(n.) The body.
(v.) A projecting part of a building.
(v. i.) To appear or seem to be, as to bulk or extent; to swell.


(a.) Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce.
(n.) The male of any species of cattle (Bovidae); hence, the male of any large quadruped, as the elephant; also, the male of the whale.
(n.) One who, or that which, resembles a bull in character or action.
(n.) Taurus, the second of the twelve signs of the zodiac.
(n.) A constellation of the zodiac between Aries and Gemini. It contains the Pleiades.
(n.) One who operates in expectation of a rise in the price of stocks, or in order to effect such a rise. See 4th Bear, n., 5.
(v. i.) To be in heat; to manifest sexual desire as cows do.
(v. i.) A seal. See Bulla.
(v. i.) A letter, edict, or respect, of the pope, written in Gothic characters on rough parchment, sealed with a bulla, and dated "a die Incarnationis," i. e., "from the day of the Incarnation." See Apostolical brief, under Brief.
(v. i.) A grotesque blunder in language; an apparent congruity, but real incongruity, of ideas, contained in a form of expression; so called, perhaps, from the apparent incongruity between the dictatorial nature of the pope's bulls and his professions of humility.
(v. t.) To endeavor to raise the market price of; as, to bull railroad bonds; to bull stocks; to bull Lake Shore; to endeavor to raise prices in; as, to bull the market. See 1st Bull, n., 4.


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(n.) A thump; a heavy blow.
(n.) A swelling or prominence, resulting from a bump or blow; a protuberance.
(n.) One of the protuberances on the cranium which are associated with distinct faculties or affections of the mind; as, the bump of "veneration;" the bump of "acquisitiveness."
(n.) The act of striking the stern of the boat in advance with the prow of the boat following.
(n.) The noise made by the bittern.
(v. i.) To come in violent contact with something; to thump.
(v. i.) To make a loud, heavy, or hollow noise, as the bittern; to boom.
(v. t.) To strike, as with or against anything large or solid; to thump; as, to bump the head against a wall.


The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
Person who does no work; "a lazy bum"
Ask for and get free; be a parasite
A person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"
Be lazy or idle; "Her son is just bumming around all day"
A disreputable vagrant; "a homeless tramp"; "he tried to help the really down-and-out bums"


(n.) League; confederacy; esp. the confederation of German states.
(n.) An embankment against inundation.


(n.) The large stopper of the orifice in the bilge of a cask.
(n.) The orifice in the bilge of a cask through which it is filled; bunghole.
(n.) A sharper or pickpocket.
(v. t.) To stop, as the orifice in the bilge of a cask, with a bung; to close; -- with up.


(n.) A wooden case or box, which serves for a seat in the daytime and for a bed at night.
(n.) One of a series of berths or bed places in tiers.
(n.) A piece of wood placed on a lumberman's sled to sustain the end of heavy timbers.
(v. i.) To go to bed in a bunk; -- sometimes with in.


(n.) A slightly sweetened raised cake or bisquit with a glazing of sugar and milk on the top crust.
(n.) any of a variety of slightly sweetened or plain raised cakes or bisquits, often having a glazing of sugar and milk on the top crust; as, a hot cross bun.


Small rounded bread either plain or sweet
The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"


(n.) A fungus (Ustilago foetida) which affects the ear of cereals, filling the grains with a fetid dust; -- also called pepperbrand.
(n.) The middle part, cavity, or belly of a sail; the part of a furled sail which is at the center of the yard.
(v. i.) To swell out; as, the sail bunts.
(v. t. & i.) To strike or push with the horns or head; to butt; as, the ram bunted the boy.


(n.) A float; esp. a floating object moored to the bottom, to mark a channel or to point out the position of something beneath the water, as an anchor, shoal, rock, etc.
(v. i.) To float; to rise like a buoy.
(v. t.) To keep from sinking in a fluid, as in water or air; to keep afloat; -- with up.
(v. t.) To support or sustain; to preserve from sinking into ruin or despondency.
(v. t.) To fix buoys to; to mark by a buoy or by buoys; as, to buoy an anchor; to buoy or buoy off a channel.