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Crossword Solutions for: G?A?D

gland

gland
(n.) An organ for secreting something to be used in, or eliminated from, the body; as, the sebaceous glands of the skin; the salivary glands of the mouth.
(n.) An organ or part which resembles a secreting, or true, gland, as the ductless, lymphatic, pineal, and pituitary glands, the functions of which are very imperfectly known.
(n.) A special organ of plants, usually minute and globular, which often secretes some kind of resinous, gummy, or aromatic product.
(n.) Any very small prominence.
(n.) The movable part of a stuffing box by which the packing is compressed; -- sometimes called a follower. See Illust. of Stuffing box, under Stuffing.
(n.) The crosspiece of a bayonet clutch.

grand

grand
(superl.) Of large size or extent; great; extensive; hence, relatively great; greatest; chief; principal; as, a grand mountain; a grand army; a grand mistake.
(superl.) Great in size, and fine or imposing in appearance or impression; illustrious, dignifled, or noble (said of persons); majestic, splendid, magnificent, or sublime (said of things); as, a grand monarch; a grand lord; a grand general; a grand view; a grand conception.
(superl.) Having higher rank or more dignity, size, or importance than other persons or things of the same name; as, a grand lodge; a grand vizier; a grand piano, etc.
(superl.) Standing in the second or some more remote degree of parentage or descent; -- generalIy used in composition; as, grandfather, grandson, grandchild, etc.

guard

guard
(n.) To protect from danger; to secure against surprise, attack, or injury; to keep in safety; to defend; to shelter; to shield from surprise or attack; to protect by attendance; to accompany for protection; to care for.
(n.) To keep watch over, in order to prevent escape or restrain from acts of violence, or the like.
(n.) To protect the edge of, esp. with an ornamental border; hence, to face or ornament with lists, laces, etc.
(n.) To fasten by binding; to gird.
(v. i.) To watch by way of caution or defense; to be caution; to be in a state or position of defense or safety; as, careful persons guard against mistakes.
(v. t.) One who, or that which, guards from injury, danger, exposure, or attack; defense; protection.
(v. t.) A man, or body of men, stationed to protect or control a person or position; a watch; a sentinel.
(v. t.) One who has charge of a mail coach or a railway train; a conductor.
(v. t.) Any fixture or attachment designed to protect or secure against injury, soiling, or defacement, theft or loss
(v. t.) That part of a sword hilt which protects the hand.
(v. t.) Ornamental lace or hem protecting the edge of a garment.
(v. t.) A chain or cord for fastening a watch to one's person or dress.
(v. t.) A fence or rail to prevent falling from the deck of a vessel.
(v. t.) An extension of the deck of a vessel beyond the hull; esp., in side-wheel steam vessels, the framework of strong timbers, which curves out on each side beyond the paddle wheel, and protects it and the shaft against collision.
(v. t.) A plate of metal, beneath the stock, or the lock frame, of a gun or pistol, having a loop, called a bow, to protect the trigger.
(v. t.) An interleaved strip at the back, as in a scrap book, to guard against its breaking when filled.
(v. t.) A posture of defense in fencing, and in bayonet and saber exercise.
(v. t.) An expression or admission intended to secure against objections or censure.
(v. t.) Watch; heed; care; attention; as, to keep guard.
(v. t.) The fibrous sheath which covers the phragmacone of the Belemnites.