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billow

Billow
(n.) A great wave or surge of the sea or other water, caused usually by violent wind.
(n.) A great wave or flood of anything.
(v. i.) To surge; to rise and roll in waves or surges; to undulate.

birlaw

Birlaw
(n.) A law made by husbandmen respecting rural affairs; a rustic or local law or by-law.

dismaw

Dismaw
(v. t.) To eject from the maw; to disgorge.

kiddow

Kiddow
(n.) The guillemot.

killow

Killow
(n.) An earth of a blackish or deep blue color.

mildew

Mildew
(n.) A growth of minute powdery or webby fungi, whitish or of different colors, found on various diseased or decaying substances.
(v. i.) To become tainted with mildew.
(v. t.) To taint with mildew.

minnow

Minnow
(n.) A small European fresh-water cyprinoid fish (Phoxinus laevis, formerly Leuciscus phoxinus); sometimes applied also to the young of larger kinds; -- called also minim and minny. The name is also applied to several allied American species, of the genera Phoxinus, Notropis, or Minnilus, and Rhinichthys.
(n.) Any of numerous small American cyprinodont fishes of the genus Fundulus, and related genera. They live both in fresh and in salt water. Called also killifish, minny, and mummichog.

pillow

Pillow
(n.) Anything used to support the head of a person when reposing; especially, a sack or case filled with feathers, down, hair, or other soft material.
(n.) A piece of metal or wood, forming a support to equalize pressure; a brass; a pillow block.
(n.) A block under the inner end of a bowsprit.
(n.) A kind of plain, coarse fustian.
(v. t.) To rest or lay upon, or as upon, a pillow; to support; as, to pillow the head.

ripsaw

Ripsaw
(v. t.) A handsaw with coarse teeth which have but a slight set, used for cutting wood in the direction of the fiber; -- called also ripping saw.

siddow

Siddow
(a.) Soft; pulpy.

tillow

Tillow
(v. i.) See 3d Tiller.

willow

Willow
(n.) Any tree or shrub of the genus Salix, including many species, most of which are characterized often used as an emblem of sorrow, desolation, or desertion. "A wreath of willow to show my forsaken plight." Sir W. Scott. Hence, a lover forsaken by, or having lost, the person beloved, is said to wear the willow.
(n.) A machine in which cotton or wool is opened and cleansed by the action of long spikes projecting from a drum which revolves within a box studded with similar spikes; -- probably so called from having been originally a cylindrical cage made of willow rods, though some derive the term from winnow, as denoting the winnowing, or cleansing, action of the machine. Called also willy, twilly, twilly devil, and devil.
(v. t.) To open and cleanse, as cotton, flax, or wool, by means of a willow. See Willow, n., 2.

window

Window
(n.) An opening in the wall of a building for the admission of light and air, usually closed by casements or sashes containing some transparent material, as glass, and capable of being opened and shut at pleasure.
(n.) The shutter, casement, sash with its fittings, or other framework, which closes a window opening.
(n.) A figure formed of lines crossing each other.
(v. t.) To furnish with windows.
(v. t.) To place at or in a window.

winnew

Winnew
(n.) To separate, and drive off, the chaff from by means of wind; to fan; as, to winnow grain.
(n.) To sift, as for the purpose of separating falsehood from truth; to separate, as had from good.
(n.) To beat with wings, or as with wings.

winnow

Winnow
(v. i.) To separate chaff from grain.

winrow

Winrow
(n.) A windrow.