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Allanite
Allanite Al"lan*ite, n. [From T. Allan, who first distinguished it as a species.] (min.) A silicate containing a large amount of cerium. It is usually black in color, opaque, and is related to epidote in form and composition.
Allantoic
Allantoic Al`lan*to"ic, a. [Cf. F. allanto["i]que.] Pertaining to, or contained in, the allantois. Allantoic acid. (Chem.) See Allantoin.
Allantoic acid
Allantoic Al`lan*to"ic, a. [Cf. F. allanto["i]que.] Pertaining to, or contained in, the allantois. Allantoic acid. (Chem.) See Allantoin.
Allantoid
Allantoid Al*lan"toid, Allantoidal Al`lan*toid"al, a. [Gr. ? shaped like a sausage; ? sausage + ? form.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the allantois.
Allantoid
Allantois Al*lan"to*is, Allantoid Al*lan"toid, ] n.. (Anat.) A membranous appendage of the embryos of mammals, birds, and reptiles, -- in mammals serving to connect the fetus with the parent; the urinary vesicle.
Allantoidal
Allantoid Al*lan"toid, Allantoidal Al`lan*toid"al, a. [Gr. ? shaped like a sausage; ? sausage + ? form.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the allantois.
Allantoidea
Allantoidea Al`lan*toid"e*a, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.) The division of Vertebrata in which the embryo develops an allantois. It includes reptiles, birds, and mammals.
Allantoin
Allantoin Al*lan"to*in, n. (Chem.) A crystalline, transparent, colorless substance found in the allantoic liquid of the fetal calf; -- formerly called allantoic acid and amniotic acid.
Allantois
Allantois Al*lan"to*is, Allantoid Al*lan"toid, ] n.. (Anat.) A membranous appendage of the embryos of mammals, birds, and reptiles, -- in mammals serving to connect the fetus with the parent; the urinary vesicle.
allanturic acid
Lantanuric Lan`ta*nu"ric, a. [Formed by transposition of the letters of allantoin and -uric.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a nitrogenous organic acid of the uric acid group, obtained by the decomposition of allantoin, and usually called allanturic acid.
Alpinia Gallanga
China Chi"na, n. 1. A country in Eastern Asia. 2. China ware, which is the modern popular term for porcelain. See Porcelain. China aster (Bot.), a well-known garden flower and plant. See Aster. China bean. See under Bean, 1. China clay See Kaolin. China grass, Same as Ramie. China ink. See India ink. China pink (Bot.), an anual or biennial species of Dianthus (D. Chiensis) having variously colored single or double flowers; Indian pink. China root (Med.), the rootstock of a species of Smilax (S. China, from the East Indies; -- formerly much esteemed for the purposes that sarsaparilla is now used for. Also the galanga root (from Alpinia Gallanga and Alpinia officinarum). China rose. (Bot.) (a) A popular name for several free-blooming varieties of rose derived from the Rosa Indica, and perhaps other species. (b) A flowering hothouse plant (Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis) of the Mallow family, common in the gardens of China and the east Indies. China shop, a shop or store for the sale of China ware or of crockery. China ware, porcelain; -- so called in the 17th century because brought from the far East, and differing from the pottery made in Europe at that time; also, loosely, crockery in general. Pride of China, China tree. (Bot.) See Azedarach.
Anallantoic
Anallantoic An`al*lan*to"ic, a. (Anat.) Without, or not developing, an allantois.
Disgallant
Disgallant Dis*gal"lant, v. t. To deprive of gallantry. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
Engallant
Engallant En*gal"lant, v. t. To make a gallant of. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
Fore-topgallant
Fore-topgallant Fore`-top*gal"lant (? or ?), a. (Naut.) Designating the mast, sail, yard, etc., above the topmast; as, the fore-topgallant sail. See Sail.
Gallant
Gallant Gal*lant" (?; 277), n. 1. A man of mettle or spirit; a gay; fashionable man; a young blood. --Shak. 2. One fond of paying attention to ladies. 3. One who wooes; a lover; a suitor; in a bad sense, a seducer. --Addison. Note: In the first sense it is by some ortho["e]pists (as in Shakespeare) accented on the first syllable.
Gallant
Gallant Gal"lant, a. [F. gallant, prop. p. pr. of OF. galer to rejoice, akin to OF. gale amusement, It. gala ornament; of German origin; cf. OHG. geil merry, luxuriant, wanton, G. geil lascivious, akin to AS. g?l wanton, wicked, OS. g?l merry, Goth. gailjan to make to rejoice, or perh. akin to E. weal. See Gala, Galloon.] 1. Showy; splendid; magnificent; gay; well-dressed. The town is built in a very gallant place. --Evelyn. Our royal, good and gallant ship. --Shak. 2. Noble in bearing or spirit; brave; high-spirited; courageous; heroic; magnanimous; as, a gallant youth; a gallant officer. That gallant spirit hath aspired the clouds. --Shak. The gay, the wise, the gallant, and the grave. --Waller. Syn: Gallant, Courageous, Brave. Usage: Courageous is generic, denoting an inward spirit which rises above fear; brave is more outward, marking a spirit which braves or defies danger; gallant rises still higher, denoting bravery on extraordinary occasions in a spirit of adventure. A courageous man is ready for battle; a brave man courts it; a gallant man dashes into the midst of the conflict.
Gallant
Gallant Gal*lant", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gallanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Gallanting.] 1. To attend or wait on, as a lady; as, to gallant ladies to the play. 2. To handle with grace or in a modish manner; as, to gallant a fan. [Obs.] --Addison.
Gallant
Gallant Gal*lant" (?; 277), a. Polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women; chivalrous.
Gallanted
Gallant Gal*lant", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gallanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Gallanting.] 1. To attend or wait on, as a lady; as, to gallant ladies to the play. 2. To handle with grace or in a modish manner; as, to gallant a fan. [Obs.] --Addison.
Gallanting
Gallant Gal*lant", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gallanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Gallanting.] 1. To attend or wait on, as a lady; as, to gallant ladies to the play. 2. To handle with grace or in a modish manner; as, to gallant a fan. [Obs.] --Addison.
Gallantly
Gallantly Gal*lant"ly, adv. In a polite or courtly manner; like a gallant or wooer.
Gallantly
Gallantly Gal"lant*ly, adv. In a gallant manner.
Gallantness
Gallantness Gal"lant*ness, n. The quality of being gallant.
Gallantries
Gallantry Gal"lant*ry, n.; pl. Gallantries. [F. galanterie.] 1. Splendor of appearance; ostentatious finery. [Archaic] Guess the gallantry of our church by this . . . when the desk whereon the priest read was inlaid with plates of silver. --Fuller. 2. Bravery; intrepidity; as, the troops behaved with great gallantry. 3. Civility or polite attention to ladies; in a bad sense, attention or courtesy designed to win criminal favors from a female; freedom of principle or practice with respect to female virtue; intrigue. 4. Gallant persons, collectively. [R.] Helenus, Antenor, and all the gallantry of Troy. --Shak. Syn: See Courage, and Heroism.
Gallantry
Gallantry Gal"lant*ry, n.; pl. Gallantries. [F. galanterie.] 1. Splendor of appearance; ostentatious finery. [Archaic] Guess the gallantry of our church by this . . . when the desk whereon the priest read was inlaid with plates of silver. --Fuller. 2. Bravery; intrepidity; as, the troops behaved with great gallantry. 3. Civility or polite attention to ladies; in a bad sense, attention or courtesy designed to win criminal favors from a female; freedom of principle or practice with respect to female virtue; intrigue. 4. Gallant persons, collectively. [R.] Helenus, Antenor, and all the gallantry of Troy. --Shak. Syn: See Courage, and Heroism.
mallangong
Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See Duck, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily Anatin[ae], family Anatid[ae]. Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into river ducks and sea ducks. Among the former are the common domestic duck (Anas boschas); the wood duck (Aix sponsa); the beautiful mandarin duck of China (Dendronessa galeriliculata); the Muscovy duck, originally of South America (Cairina moschata). Among the sea ducks are the eider, canvasback, scoter, etc. 2. A sudden inclination of the bead or dropping of the person, resembling the motion of a duck in water. Here be, without duck or nod, Other trippings to be trod. --Milton. Bombay duck (Zo["o]l.), a fish. See Bummalo. Buffel duck, or Spirit duck. See Buffel duck. Duck ant (Zo["o]l.), a species of white ant in Jamaica which builds large nests in trees. Duck barnacle. (Zo["o]l.) See Goose barnacle. Duck hawk. (Zo["o]l.) (a) In the United States: The peregrine falcon. (b) In England: The marsh harrier or moor buzzard. Duck mole (Zo["o]l.), a small aquatic mammal of Australia, having webbed feet and a bill resembling that of a duck (Ornithorhynchus anatinus). It belongs the subclass Monotremata and is remarkable for laying eggs like a bird or reptile; -- called also duckbill, platypus, mallangong, mullingong, tambreet, and water mole. To make ducks and drakes, to throw a flat stone obliquely, so as to make it rebound repeatedly from the surface of the water, raising a succession of jets
Topgallant
Topgallant Top`gal"lant, n. 1. (Naut.) A topgallant mast or sail. 2. Fig.: Anything elevated or splendid. --Bacon.
Topgallant gale
Gale Gale (g[=a]l), n. [Prob. of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. gal furious, Icel. galinn, cf. Icel. gala to sing, AS. galan to sing, Icel. galdr song, witchcraft, AS. galdor charm, sorcery, E. nightingale; also, Icel. gj[=o]la gust of wind, gola breeze. Cf. Yell.] 1. A strong current of air; a wind between a stiff breeze and a hurricane. The most violent gales are called tempests. Note: Gales have a velocity of from about eighteen (``moderate') to about eighty (``very heavy') miles an our. --Sir. W. S. Harris. 2. A moderate current of air; a breeze. A little gale will soon disperse that cloud. --Shak. And winds of gentlest gale Arabian odors fanned From their soft wings. --Milton. 3. A state of excitement, passion, or hilarity. The ladies, laughing heartily, were fast getting into what, in New England, is sometimes called a gale. --Brooke (Eastford). Topgallant gale (Naut.), one in which a ship may carry her topgallant sails.
Vallancy
Vallancy Val*lan"cy, n. [From Valance.] A large wig that shades the face. [Obs.]

Meaning of Allan from wikipedia

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- Allan Quatermain is the protagonist of H. Rider Haggard's 1885 novel King Solomon's Mines and its sequels. Allan Quatermain was also the title of a book...
- singer/guitarist Chad Allan (real name: Allan Kowbel) in 1958 and initially called Allan and the Silvertones. This was changed to Chad Allan and the Reflections...
- Allan Marques Loureiro (born 8 January 1991), better known as Allan (Brazilian Portuguese: [aˈlɐ̃]), is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a midfielder...
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