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(Archaic) A portentous sign or event; an omen.
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  1. (Archaic) A portentous sign or event; an omen.
  2. An act or event so extraordinary or rare as to inspire wonder:
  3. A person, thing, or act so extraordinary as to inspire wonder; specif., a child of highly unusual talent or genius
The feeling of surprise, admiration, and awe aroused by something strange, unexpected, incredible, etc.
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  1. The feeling of surprise, admiration, and awe aroused by something strange, unexpected, incredible, etc.
  2. A person, thing, or event that causes astonishment and admiration; prodigy; marvel
  3. A monumental human creation regarded with awe, especially one of seven monuments of the ancient world that appeared on various lists of late antiquity.
Any mark, shape, emblem, or the like resembling such a figure, often used as an award, symbol of rank or authority, etc.
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  1. Any mark, shape, emblem, or the like resembling such a figure, often used as an award, symbol of rank or authority, etc.
  2. Any of the celestial bodies visible to the naked eye at night as fixed, usually twinkling points of light, including binary and multiple star systems.
  3. The star key on a telephone:
Particular character or essential spirit or nature of a nation, place, age, etc.
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  1. Particular character or essential spirit or nature of a nation, place, age, etc.
  2. Either of two spirits, one good and one evil, supposed to influence one's destiny
  3. A person having such capacity or ability
(Archaic) Strong surprise; astonishment.
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  1. (Archaic) Strong surprise; astonishment.
  2. A wonderful or astonishing thing; prodigy or miracle
  3. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
To increase the speed or rate of; accelerate. Often used with up:
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  1. To increase the speed or rate of; accelerate. Often used with up:
  2. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
  3. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
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  1. To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
  2. To move suddenly and rapidly:
  3. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
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  1. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
  2. (Sports) To compete in a contest of speed.
  3. (Sports) To compete against in a race.
To move with or as if with great speed:
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  1. To move with or as if with great speed:
To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
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  1. To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
  2. To cause to move or act with speed or haste:
  3. To move or act with speed or haste.
Alternative spelling of whirr.
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  1. Alternative spelling of whirr.
  2. To fly, revolve, vibrate, or otherwise move quickly with a whizzing or buzzing sound
  3. To produce a vibrating or buzzing sound or move while making such a sound:
To make a sound like that of a prolonged s, as of a goose or snake when provoked or alarmed, or of escaping steam, air, etc.
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  1. To make a sound like that of a prolonged s, as of a goose or snake when provoked or alarmed, or of escaping steam, air, etc.
  2. To say or indicate by hissing
  3. To force or drive by hissing
To emit a continuous low droning sound like that of the speech sound (m) when prolonged.
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  1. To emit a continuous low droning sound like that of the speech sound (m) when prolonged.
  2. (Informal) To be busy or full of activity
  3. To produce a tune without opening the lips or forming words.
To move, act, or proceed clumsily.
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  1. To move, act, or proceed clumsily.
  2. To speak in a faltering manner.
  3. To say (something) in a faltering manner.
To form a rough edge on
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  1. To form a rough edge on
  2. To speak with a burr
  3. To pronounce with a burr
To utter or tell (gossip, rumors, etc.) in a buzzing manner
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  1. To utter or tell (gossip, rumors, etc.) in a buzzing manner
  2. To move quickly and busily; bustle.
  3. To move with a buzzing sound
To live in idleness; loaf
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  1. To live in idleness; loaf
  2. To pass or act in a monotonous way.
  3. A male bee, especially a honeybee whose only function is to fertilize the queen. Drones have no stingers, do no work, and do not produce honey.
To emit a continuous low droning sound like that of the speech sound (m) when prolonged.
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  1. To emit a continuous low droning sound like that of the speech sound (m) when prolonged.
  2. To sing (a tune) without opening the lips or forming words.
  3. To emit the continuous droning sound of a bee on the wing; buzz.
To cause to make or move with such a sound:
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  1. To cause to make or move with such a sound:
  2. To produce a vibrating or buzzing sound or move while making such a sound:
  3. To fly, revolve, vibrate, or otherwise move quickly with a whizzing or buzzing sound
To make a hissing or bubbling sound; effervesce.
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  1. To make a hissing or bubbling sound; effervesce.
  2. To give off gas bubbles; effervesce
(Informal) To fail or end weakly, especially after a hopeful beginning.
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  1. (Informal) To fail or end weakly, especially after a hopeful beginning.
  2. To make a hissing or sputtering sound
To say or indicate by hissing
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  1. To say or indicate by hissing
  2. To utter with a hissing sound.
  3. To make a sound like that of a prolonged s, as of a goose or snake when provoked or alarmed, or of escaping steam, air, etc.
To hiss, or pronounce with a hissing sound
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  1. To hiss, or pronounce with a hissing sound
To be extremely hot
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  1. To be extremely hot
  2. To make a hissing sound when in contact with heat, as a drop of water on hot metal
  3. To be very popular, exciting, or interesting:
To cause to move with a swishing sound:
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  1. To cause to move with a swishing sound:
  2. To move with a light, brushing sound, as skirts in walking
  3. To move with a sharp, hissing sound, as a cane swung through the air
To make the quick, hissing, or rushing sound of something moving swiftly through the air
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  1. To make the quick, hissing, or rushing sound of something moving swiftly through the air
  2. To move or flow swiftly, often when making such a sound.
  3. To move swiftly with or as with this sound
(Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
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  1. (Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
  2. To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
  3. To start suddenly and run away:
(Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
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  1. (Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
  2. To hold, carry, or put in a bucket:
  3. To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
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  1. To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
  2. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
  3. To move busily and energetically with fussiness (often followed by about).
To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
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  1. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
  2. To move suddenly and fast
  3. To move suddenly and rapidly:
To throw so as to break; smash
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  1. To throw so as to break; smash
  2. To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
  3. To write hastily. Often used with off :
To hasten.
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  1. To hasten.
  2. To hurry; speed
To appear or occur suddenly:
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  1. To appear or occur suddenly:
  2. To move or proceed rapidly:
  3. (Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
(Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
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  1. (Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
  2. To move swiftly; flit; fly
  3. To cause (time) to pass quickly.
(Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
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  1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
  2. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
  3. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
To run away from; flee from; avoid
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  1. To run away from; flee from; avoid
  2. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
  3. Any of numerous insects of the order Diptera, having one pair of wings and large compound eyes. Flies include the houseflies, horseflies, and mosquitoes.
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  1. (Rare) hasten
  2. To hasten or cause to hasten.
To cause to move or act swiftly:
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  1. To cause to move or act swiftly:
  2. To move in a quick fashion.
  3. To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
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  1. To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
  2. To move or act with haste; move faster than is comfortable or natural
  3. To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
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  1. To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
  2. (Slang) To get, sell, victimize, etc. by aggressive, often dishonest means
  3. To move or act energetically and rapidly:
To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
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  1. To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
  2. To throw things at; strike with or as with missiles
  3. To move at a vigorous gait:
To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
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  1. To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
  2. Any of several extensive human populations associated with broadly defined regions of the world and distinguished from one another on the basis of inheritable physical characteristics, traditionally conceived as including such traits as pigmentation, hair texture, and facial features. Because the number of genes responsible for such physical variations is tiny in comparison to the size of the human genome and because genetic variation among members of a traditionally recognized racial group is generally as great as between two such groups, most scientists now consider race to be primarily a social rather than a scientific concept.
  3. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
To carry by means of a rocket.
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  1. To carry by means of a rocket.
  2. To soar or rise rapidly:
  3. A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
To cause to function; operate:
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  1. To cause to function; operate:
  2. To sew with a continuous line of stitches:
  3. (Nautical) To sail or steer before the wind or on an indicated course:
(Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
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  1. (Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
  2. To cause to move rapidly:
  3. (Football) To run with the ball after a direct snap from the center or after a handoff or pitchout
(Informal) To move or proceed quickly
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  1. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
  2. To throw or otherwise propel (something) in a way that causes it to glide, float, or move steadily through the air
  3. (Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
To ride on a scooter.
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  1. To ride on a scooter.
  2. To move or slide (something) quickly
  3. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
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  1. To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
  2. To move swiftly; scurry.
  3. To remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of
(--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
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  1. (--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
  2. (--- Informal) To use up or waste (time, money, etc.)
  3. (Games, Sports) To hit, kick, throw, drive, or propel (a ball, marble, etc.) toward the objective
To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
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  1. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
  2. The ratio of the distance traveled by an object (regardless of its direction) to the time required to travel that distance.
  3. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
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  1. To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
  2. To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
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  1. To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
  2. To become torn:
  3. To move violently or with speed; dash
To cause to move at a trot.
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  1. To cause to move at a trot.
  2. To cause to go at a trot
  3. To move quickly; hurry; run
To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
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  1. To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
  2. To move rapidly in a circular manner or as in an orbit; circle swiftly
  3. To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
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  1. To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
  2. To move quickly, nimbly, or briskly
  3. To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
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  1. To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
  2. One of a pair of specialized parts used for flying, as in birds, bats, or insects.
  3. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
(Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
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  1. (Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
  2. To move or act with a speed that suggests such a sound:
  3. To cause to move with speed and force:
(Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
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  1. (Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
  2. To move while making such a sound:
  3. To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
(Informal) In great haste
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  1. (Informal) In great haste
  2. (Informal) To hurry; hasten
  3. To go in haste. Often used with it :
A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
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  1. A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
  2. To cut, tear, etc. (stitches) so as to open (a seam, hem, etc.)
  3. (Informal) To move with speed or violence
To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
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  1. To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
  2. (Informal) To go at high speed
  3. To move or progress rapidly:
(Slang) To proceed at great speed
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  1. (Slang) To proceed at great speed
  2. To move ahead at full speed.
To check or cut off the growth or development of:
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  1. To check or cut off the growth or development of:
  2. To take a sip or sips of alcoholic liquor:
  3. To move quickly; dart.
  1. A confusion, jumble.
  2. A humming or droning sound; a buzz.
A thin flat piece of metal, formed from a sheet by punching; a small washer put on the end of a rivet before it is swaged down.
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  1. A thin flat piece of metal, formed from a sheet by punching; a small washer put on the end of a rivet before it is swaged down.
  2. A rough edge or area remaining on material, such as metal, after it has been cast, cut, or drilled.
  3. A rough humming sound.
Talk and comment, attention or excitement, etc. about a phenomenon, person, activity, etc.
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  1. Talk and comment, attention or excitement, etc. about a phenomenon, person, activity, etc.
  2. (Informal, preceded by the) Major topic of conversation; widespread rumor; information spread behind the scenes.
  3. (Informal) A rush or feeling of energy or excitement; a feeling of slight intoxication.
An idle person who lives off others; a loafer.
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  1. An idle person who lives off others; a loafer.
  2. A continuous and monotonous humming or buzzing sound
  3. A male bee, especially a honeybee, that is characteristically stingless, performs no work, and produces no honey. Its only function is to mate with the queen bee.
The act of humming.
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  1. The act of humming.
  2. A continuous, murmuring sound
Alternative spelling of whirr.
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  1. Alternative spelling of whirr.
  2. A sound like this, as that made by a bird's wings or a propeller
  3. A sound of buzzing or vibration:
The act of hitting a golf ball in the hole with one's first shot.
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  1. The act of hitting a golf ball in the hole with one's first shot.
  2. (Racket Sports, Handball) A score made by a serve that one's opponent fails to touch
  3. A serve that one's opponent fails to hit.
A highly skilled person; an expert:
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  1. A highly skilled person; an expert:
  2. A person who is highly skilled in some field of knowledge or work; expert
One that is invested with this power, especially a government or body of government officials:
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  1. One that is invested with this power, especially a government or body of government officials:
  2. The power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge.
  3. An accepted source of expert information or advice:
A person skilled in a particular activity; an expert:
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  1. A person skilled in a particular activity; an expert:
  2. (Brit., Informal) An expert
A person with a high degree of skill in or knowledge of a certain subject.
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  1. A person with a high degree of skill in or knowledge of a certain subject.
  2. A person who is very skillful or highly trained and informed in some special field
  3. An individual of recognized knowledge in a particular topic, typically confirmed by academic standing and publications, who is called upon by one of the parties to testify in court as to his or her opinion of the underlying facts. Also referred to as expert witness. An individual of recognized knowledge in a particular topic, typically confirmed by academic standing and publications, who is called upon by one of the parties to testify in court as to his or her opinion of the underlying facts. Also referred to as expert witness.
Used as a title for a man who serves as the head or presiding officer of certain societies, clubs, orders, or institutions.
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  1. Used as a title for a man who serves as the head or presiding officer of certain societies, clubs, orders, or institutions.
  2. A person, esp. a man, who rules others or has control, authority, or power over something
  3. A special official appointed by a court to assist it, typically by making findings or rulings pertaining to matters specified by the court, typically, a “master” in divorce or custody, or a “master” to render an accounting; sometimes referred to as a “special master”.
(Freemasonry) Someone who has previously been a master at a given lodge.
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  1. (Freemasonry) Someone who has previously been a master at a given lodge.
  2. Alternative form of past master.
  3. A person who formerly held the position of master, as in a lodge or club
A person who engages in some art, sport, etc. for money, esp. as a means of livelihood, rather than as a hobby
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  1. A person who engages in some art, sport, etc. for money, esp. as a means of livelihood, rather than as a hobby
  2. One who earns a living in a given or implied occupation:
  3. A skilled practitioner; an expert.
An expert
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  1. An expert
  2. A person who exhibits such competence; an expert.
A magician; conjurer; sorcerer
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  1. A magician; conjurer; sorcerer
  2. One who practices magic; a sorcerer or magician.
  3. (Informal) A person exceptionally gifted or clever at a specified activity
  1. Cracker Jack
  2. (Slang) A person or thing of recognized excellence
(US) A sand dab, a small flatfish of genus Citharichthys.
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  1. (US) A sand dab, a small flatfish of genus Citharichthys.
  2. A small, soft or moist bit of something
  3. A small flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae, especially Limanda limanda; a flounder.
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