(Heraldry) A band passing from the upper dexter corner of an escutcheon to the lower sinister corner.
A person who hates or distrusts all people
Characterization in fiction or drama:
(Historical) A member of a radical, warlike, ardently patriotic group of Jews in Judea, particularly prominent in the first century, who advocated the violent overthrow of Roman rule and vigorously resisted the efforts of the Romans and their supporters to convert the Jews.
Characterized by uncertain or inadequate response to treatment and the potential for unfavorable outcome, as the status of a medical condition or disease.
A set of staffs connected in this way.
A person regarded as strange, eccentric, or crazy.
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
A distinctive, graceful, or artistic expression or arrangement of words:
A change in direction; a turn:
A crank with a handle for transmitting motion, as to a grindstone
Breath, especially normal or adequate breathing; respiration:
A crab is defined as someone who complains.
A person given to finding fault; chronic, captious complainer
One, such as a dog, that growls.
(Informal) A person who is angry, resentful, vindictive, etc., or one easily made so
A person who is affected by lunacy; a mentally deranged person.
A foolish or crazy person.
The call or cry of one of these birds.
(Informal, former) A stone, stick, or other object suitable for throwing
A dry, indehiscent simple fruit consisting of one seed surrounded by a hard and thick pericarp (fruit wall). The seed does not adhere to the pericarp but is connected to it by the funiculus. A nut is similar to an achene but larger. Acorns, beechnuts, chestnuts, and hazelnuts are true nuts. Informally, other edible seeds or dry fruits enclosed in a hard or leathery shell are also called nuts, though they are not true nuts. For instance, an almond kernel is actually the seed of a drupe. Its familiar whitish shell is an endocarp found within the greenish fruit of the almond tree. Peanuts are actually individual seeds from a seed pod called a legume.
A person who habitually complains or grumbles
Method or manner of doing; way:
1808, Thomas Morton, “A Cure for the Heart Ache", in The British Theatre; or, A Collection of Plays, London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, p 10:
A pure culture used to start fermentation of cream, etc.
Methamphetamine hydrochloride used as a drug
an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
(Uncountable, climbing) A white powdery substance used to prevent hands slipping from holds when climbing, sometimes but not always limestone-chalk.
A trifling amount of money.
(Sports) The playing field in ice hockey; the rink.
The refuse of sugar cane after extraction of the juice.
A heavy spiced cake containing nuts and candied or dried fruits.
A farm laborer; peasant
In a zigzag course
(Architecture) A decorative or weight-bearing structural unit, two sides of which form a right angle with one arm flush against a wall and the other flush beneath a projecting surface, such as eaves or a bay window.
A device for revolving a shaft
A length of pipe with a sharp bend in it.
A thing or part having the shape of a curve
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