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sconce

sconce
(p. p.) A fortification, or work for defense; a fort.
(p. p.) A hut for protection and shelter; a stall.
(p. p.) A piece of armor for the head; headpiece; helmet.
(p. p.) Fig.: The head; the skull; also, brains; sense; discretion.
(p. p.) A poll tax; a mulct or fine.
(p. p.) A protection for a light; a lantern or cased support for a candle; hence, a fixed hanging or projecting candlestick.
(p. p.) Hence, the circular tube, with a brim, in a candlestick, into which the candle is inserted.
(p. p.) A squinch.
(p. p.) A fragment of a floe of ice.
(p. p.) A fixed seat or shelf.
(v. t.) To shut up in a sconce; to imprison; to insconce.
(v. t.) To mulct; to fine.

seance

seance
(n.) A session, as of some public body; especially, a meeting of spiritualists to receive spirit communication, so called.

spence

spence
(n.) A place where provisions are kept; a buttery; a larder; a pantry.
(n.) The inner apartment of a country house; also, the place where the family sit and eat.

sponge

sponge
(n.) Any one of numerous species of Spongiae, or Porifera. See Illust. and Note under Spongiae.
(n.) The elastic fibrous skeleton of many species of horny Spongiae (keratosa), used for many purposes, especially the varieties of the genus Spongia. The most valuable sponges are found in the Mediterranean and the Red Sea, and on the coasts of Florida and the West Indies.
(n.) One who lives upon others; a pertinaceous and indolent dependent; a parasite; a sponger.
(n.) Any spongelike substance.
(n.) Dough before it is kneaded and formed into loaves, and after it is converted into a light, spongy mass by the agency of the yeast or leaven.
(n.) Iron from the puddling furnace, in a pasty condition.
(n.) Iron ore, in masses, reduced but not melted or worked.
(n.) A mop for cleaning the bore of a cannon after a discharge. It consists of a cylinder of wood, covered with sheepskin with the wool on, or cloth with a heavy looped nap, and having a handle, or staff.
(n.) The extremity, or point, of a horseshoe, answering to the heel.
(v. i.) To suck in, or imbile, as a sponge.
(v. i.) Fig.: To gain by mean arts, by intrusion, or hanging on; as, an idler sponges on his neighbor.
(v. i.) To be converted, as dough, into a light, spongy mass by the agency of yeast, or leaven.
(v. t.) To cleanse or wipe with a sponge; as, to sponge a slate or a cannon; to wet with a sponge; as, to sponge cloth.
(v. t.) To wipe out with a sponge, as letters or writing; to efface; to destroy all trace of.
(v. t.) Fig.: To deprive of something by imposition.
(v. t.) Fig.: To get by imposition or mean arts without cost; as, to sponge a breakfast.

swanee

swanee
A river rising in South Georgia, USA.

swinge

swinge
(n.) The sweep of anything in motion; a swinging blow; a swing.
(n.) Power; sway; influence.
(v. & n.) See Singe.
(v. t.) To beat soundly; to whip; to chastise; to punish.
(v. t.) To move as a lash; to lash.