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cabbage

cabbage
(n.) An esculent vegetable of many varieties, derived from the wild Brassica oleracea of Europe. The common cabbage has a compact head of leaves. The cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, etc., are sometimes classed as cabbages.
(n.) The terminal bud of certain palm trees, used, like, cabbage, for food. See Cabbage tree, below.
(n.) The cabbage palmetto. See below.
(n.) Cloth or clippings cabbaged or purloined by one who cuts out garments.
(v. i.) To form a head like that the cabbage; as, to make lettuce cabbage.
(v. i.) To purloin or embezzle, as the pieces of cloth remaining after cutting out a garment; to pilfer.

cabesse

cabesse
(n.) The finest kind of silk received from India.

caboose

caboose
(n.) A house on deck, where the cooking is done; -- commonly called the galley.
(n.) A car used on freight or construction trains for brakemen, workmen, etc.; a tool car.

cacaine

cacaine
(n.) The essential principle of cacao; -- now called theobromine.

cadence

cadence
(n.) The act or state of declining or sinking.
(n.) A fall of the voice in reading or speaking, especially at the end of a sentence.
(n.) A rhythmical modulation of the voice or of any sound; as, music of bells in cadence sweet.
(n.) Rhythmical flow of language, in prose or verse.
(n.) See Cadency.
(n.) Harmony and proportion in motions, as of a well-managed horse.
(n.) A uniform time and place in marching.
(n.) The close or fall of a strain; the point of rest, commonly reached by the immediate succession of the tonic to the dominant chord.
(n.) A cadenza, or closing embellishment; a pause before the end of a strain, which the performer may fill with a flight of fancy.
(v. t.) To regulate by musical measure.

cagoule

cagoule
Lightweight parka; waterproof

cairene

cairene
A native or inhabitant of Cairo

calaite

calaite
(n.) A mineral. See Turquoise.

calcine

calcine
(v. i.) To reduce to a powder, or to a friable state, by the action of heat; to expel volatile matter from by means of heat, as carbonic acid from limestone, and thus (usually) to produce disintegration; as to, calcine bones.
(v. i.) To oxidize, as a metal by the action of heat; to reduce to a metallic calx.
(v. i.) To be converted into a powder or friable substance, or into a calx, by the action of heat.

calcite

calcite
(n.) Calcium carbonate, or carbonate of lime. It is rhombohedral in its crystallization, and thus distinguished from aragonite. It includes common limestone, chalk, and marble. Called also calc-spar and calcareous spar.

calcule

calcule
(n.) Reckoning; computation.
(v. i.) To calculate

calibre

calibre
(n.) The diameter of the bore, as a cannon or other firearm, or of any tube; or the weight or size of the projectile which a firearm will carry; as, an 8 inch gun, a 12-pounder, a 44 caliber.
(n.) The diameter of round or cylindrical body, as of a bullet or column.
(n.) Fig.: Capacity or compass of mind.

caliche

caliche
Nitrate-bearing rock or gravel of the sodium nitrate deposits of Chile and Peru
Crust or layer of hard subsoil encrusted with calcium-carbonate occurring in arid or semiarid regions

calicle

calicle
(n.) One of the small cuplike cavities, often with elevated borders, covering the surface of most corals. Each is formed by a polyp. (b) One of the cuplike structures inclosing the zooids of certain hydroids. See Campanularian.

calipee

calipee
(n.) A part of a turtle which is attached to the lower shell. It contains a fatty and gelatinous substance of a light yellowish color, much esteemed as a delicacy.

callose

callose
(a.) Furnished with protuberant or hardened spots.

calorie

calorie
(n.) The unit of heat according to the French standard; the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram (sometimes, one gram) of water one degree centigrade, or from 0¡ to 1¡. Compare the English standard unit, Foot pound.

calycle

calycle
(n.) A row of small bracts, at the base of the calyx, on the outside.
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