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A candidissima
Egret E"gret, n. [See Aigret, Heron.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) The name of several species of herons which bear plumes on the back. They are generally white. Among the best known species are the American egret (Ardea, or Herodias, egretta); the great egret (A. alba); the little egret (A. garzetta), of Europe; and the American snowy egret (A. candidissima). A bunch of egrets killed for their plumage. --G. W. Cable. 2. A plume or tuft of feathers worn as a part of a headdress, or anything imitating such an ornament; an aigrette. 3. (Bot.) The flying feathery or hairy crown of seeds or achenes, as the down of the thistle. 4. (Zo["o]l.) A kind of ape.
A grandiflora
Natal plum Na*tal" plum` (Bot.) The drupaceous fruit of two South African shrubs of the genus Arduina (A. bispinosa and A. grandiflora).
A Novae-Hollandiae
Goshawk Gos"hawk`, n. [AS. g?shafuc, lit., goosehawk; or Icel. g[=a]shaukr. See Goose, and Hawk the bird.] (Zo["o]l.) Any large hawk of the genus Astur, of which many species and varieties are known. The European (Astur palumbarius) and the American (A. atricapillus) are the best known species. They are noted for their powerful flight, activity, and courage. The Australian goshawk (A. Nov[ae]-Hollandi[ae]) is pure white.
Aband
Aband A*band" ([.a]*b[a^]nd"), v. t. [Contracted from abandon.] 1. To abandon. [Obs.] Enforced the kingdom to aband. --Spenser. 2. To banish; to expel. [Obs.] --Mir. for Mag.
Abandon
Abandon A*ban"don, n. [F. abandon. fr. abandonner. See Abandon, v.] Abandonment; relinquishment. [Obs.]
Abandon
Abandon A`ban`don" ([.a]`b[aum]N`d[^o]N"), n. [F. See Abandon.] A complete giving up to natural impulses; freedom from artificial constraint; careless freedom or ease.
Abandonedly
Abandonedly A*ban"doned*ly, adv. Unrestrainedly.
Abandonee
Abandonee A*ban`don*ee" ([.a]*b[a^]n`d[u^]n*[=e]"), n. (Law) One to whom anything is legally abandoned.
Abandoner
Abandoner A*ban"don*er ([.a]*b[a^]n"d[u^]n*[~e]r), n. One who abandons. --Beau. & Fl.
Abandonment
Abandonment A*ban"don*ment (-ment), n. [Cf. F. abandonnement.] 1. The act of abandoning, or the state of being abandoned; total desertion; relinquishment. The abandonment of the independence of Europe. --Burke. 2. (Mar. Law) The relinquishment by the insured to the underwriters of what may remain of the property insured after a loss or damage by a peril insured against. 3. (Com. Law) (a) The relinquishment of a right, claim, or privilege, as to mill site, etc. (b) The voluntary leaving of a person to whom one is bound by a special relation, as a wife, husband, or child; desertion. 4. Careless freedom or ease; abandon. [R.] --Carlyle.
Abandum
Abandum A*ban"dum ([.a]*b[a^]n"d[u^]m), n. [LL. See Abandon.] (Law) Anything forfeited or confiscated.
Acanthocibium solandri or petus
Wahoo Wa*hoo", n. A dark blue scombroid food fish (Acanthocibium solandri or petus) of Florida and the West Indies.
Accelerando
Accelerando Ac*cel`er*an"do, a. [It.] (Mus.) Gradually accelerating the movement.
Ad captandum
Ad captandum Ad cap*tan"dum [L., for catching.] A phrase used adjectively sometimes of meretricious attempts to catch or win popular favor.
Adam-and-Eve
Puttyroot Put"ty*root`, n. (Bot.) An American orchidaceous plant (Aplectrum hyemale) which flowers in early summer. Its slender naked rootstock produces each year a solid corm, filled with exceedingly glutinous matter, which sends up later a single large oval evergreen plaited leaf. Called also Adam-and-Eve.
AEgotheles Novae-Hollandiae
Morepork More"pork`, n. [So named from its cry.] (Zo["o]l.) The Australian crested goatsucker ([AE]gotheles Nov[ae]-Hollandi[ae]). Also applied to other allied birds, as Podargus Cuveiri.
Aforehand
Aforehand A*fore"hand`, a. Prepared; previously provided; -- opposed to behindhand. [Archaic or Dial.] Aforehand in all matters of power. --Bacon.
Aforehand
Aforehand A*fore"hand`adv. Beforehand; in anticipation. [Archaic or Dial.] She is come aforehand to anoint my body. --Mark xiv. 8.
Africander
Africander Af`ri*can"der, n. One born in Africa, the offspring of a white father and a ``colored' mother. Also, and now commonly in Southern Africa, a native born of European settlers.
Againstand
Againstand A*gain"stand`, v. t. To withstand. [Obs.]
Aggrandizable
Aggrandizable Ag"gran*di"za*ble, a. Capable of being aggrandized.
Aggrandization
Aggrandization Ag*gran`di*za"tion, n. Aggrandizement. [Obs.] --Waterhouse.
Aggrandize
Aggrandize Ag"gran*dize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Aggrandized; p. pr. & vb. n. Aggrandizing.] [F. agrandir; [`a] (L. ad) + grandir to increase, L. grandire, fr. grandis great. See Grand, and cf. Finish.] 1. To make great; to enlarge; to increase; as, to aggrandize our conceptions, authority, distress. 2. To make great or greater in power, rank, honor, or wealth; -- applied to persons, countries, etc. His scheme for aggrandizing his son. --Prescott. 3. To make appear great or greater; to exalt. --Lamb. Syn: To augment; exalt; promote; advance.
Aggrandize
Aggrandize Ag"gran*dize, v. i. To increase or become great. [Obs.] Follies, continued till old age, do aggrandize. --J. Hall.
Aggrandized
Aggrandize Ag"gran*dize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Aggrandized; p. pr. & vb. n. Aggrandizing.] [F. agrandir; [`a] (L. ad) + grandir to increase, L. grandire, fr. grandis great. See Grand, and cf. Finish.] 1. To make great; to enlarge; to increase; as, to aggrandize our conceptions, authority, distress. 2. To make great or greater in power, rank, honor, or wealth; -- applied to persons, countries, etc. His scheme for aggrandizing his son. --Prescott. 3. To make appear great or greater; to exalt. --Lamb. Syn: To augment; exalt; promote; advance.
Aggrandizement
Aggrandizement Ag*gran"dize*ment (?; 277), n. [Cf. F. agrandissement.] The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation; enlargement; as, the emperor seeks only the aggrandizement of his own family. Syn: Augmentation; exaltation; enlargement; advancement; promotion; preferment.
Aggrandizer
Aggrandizer Ag"gran*di`zer, n. One who aggrandizes, or makes great.
Aggrandizing
Aggrandize Ag"gran*dize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Aggrandized; p. pr. & vb. n. Aggrandizing.] [F. agrandir; [`a] (L. ad) + grandir to increase, L. grandire, fr. grandis great. See Grand, and cf. Finish.] 1. To make great; to enlarge; to increase; as, to aggrandize our conceptions, authority, distress. 2. To make great or greater in power, rank, honor, or wealth; -- applied to persons, countries, etc. His scheme for aggrandizing his son. --Prescott. 3. To make appear great or greater; to exalt. --Lamb. Syn: To augment; exalt; promote; advance.
Aland
Aland A*land", adv. [Pref. a- + land.] On land; to the land; ashore. ``Cast aland.' --Sir P. Sidney.
Alexanders
Alexanders Al`ex*an"ders, Alisanders Al`i*san"ders, n. [OE. alisaundre, OF. alissandere, fr. Alexander or Alexandria.] (Bot) A name given to two species of the genus Smyrnium, formerly cultivated and used as celery now is; -- called also horse parsely.

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