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Catheretic
Catheretic Cath`e*ret"ic, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to bring down or raze; ? down + ? to take.] (Med.) A mild kind caustic used to reduce warts and other excrescences. --Dunglison.
Catherine wheel
Rose de Pompadour, Rose du Barry, names succesively given to a delicate rose color used on S[`e]vres porcelain. Rose diamond, a diamond, one side of which is flat, and the other cut into twenty-four triangular facets in two ranges which form a convex face pointed at the top. Cf. Brilliant, n. Rose ear. See under Ear. Rose elder (Bot.), the Guelder-rose. Rose engine, a machine, or an appendage to a turning lathe, by which a surface or wood, metal, etc., is engraved with a variety of curved lines. --Craig. Rose family (Bot.) the Rosece[ae]. See Rosaceous. Rose fever (Med.), rose cold. Rose fly (Zo["o]l.), a rose betle, or rose chafer. Rose gall (Zo["o]l.), any gall found on rosebushes. See Bedeguar. Rose knot, a ribbon, or other pliade band plaited so as to resemble a rose; a rosette. Rose lake, Rose madder, a rich tint prepared from lac and madder precipitated on an earthy basis. --Fairholt. Rose mallow. (Bot.) (a) A name of several malvaceous plants of the genus Hibiscus, with large rose-colored flowers. (b) the hollyhock. Rose nail, a nail with a convex, faceted head. Rose noble, an ancient English gold coin, stamped with the figure of a rose, first struck in the reign of Edward III., and current at 6s. 8d. --Sir W. Scott. Rose of China. (Bot.) See China rose (b), under China. Rose of Jericho (Bot.), a Syrian cruciferous plant (Anastatica Hierochuntica) which rolls up when dry, and expands again when moistened; -- called also resurrection plant. Rose of Sharon (Bot.), an ornamental malvaceous shrub (Hibiscus Syriacus). In the Bible the name is used for some flower not yet identified, perhaps a Narcissus, or possibly the great lotus flower. Rose oil (Chem.), the yellow essential oil extracted from various species of rose blossoms, and forming the chief part of attar of roses. Rose pink, a pigment of a rose color, made by dyeing chalk or whiting with a decoction of Brazil wood and alum; also, the color of the pigment. Rose quartz (Min.), a variety of quartz which is rose-red. Rose rash. (Med.) Same as Roseola. Rose slug (Zo["o]l.), the small green larva of a black sawfly (Selandria ros[ae]). These larv[ae] feed in groups on the parenchyma of the leaves of rosebushes, and are often abundant and very destructive. Rose window (Arch.), a circular window filled with ornamental tracery. Called also Catherine wheel, and marigold window. Cf. wheel window, under Wheel. Summer rose (Med.), a variety of roseola. See Roseola. Under the rose [a translation of L. sub rosa], in secret; privately; in a manner that forbids disclosure; -- the rose being among the ancients the symbol of secrecy, and hung up at entertainments as a token that nothing there said was to be divulged. Wars of the Roses (Eng. Hist.), feuds between the Houses of York and Lancaster, the white rose being the badge of the House of York, and the red rose of the House of Lancaster.
Catherine wheel
Catherine wheel Cath"er*ine wheel` [So called from St. Catherine of Alexandria, who is represented with a wheel, in allusion to her martyrdom.] 1. (Geoth.Arth.) Same as Rose window and Wheel window. Called also Catherine-wheel window. 2. (Pyrotechny) A revolving piece of fireworks resembling in form the window of the same name. [Written also Catharine wheel.]
Catherine-wheel window
Catherine wheel Cath"er*ine wheel` [So called from St. Catherine of Alexandria, who is represented with a wheel, in allusion to her martyrdom.] 1. (Geoth.Arth.) Same as Rose window and Wheel window. Called also Catherine-wheel window. 2. (Pyrotechny) A revolving piece of fireworks resembling in form the window of the same name. [Written also Catharine wheel.]

Meaning of Cather from wikipedia

- Willa Sibert Cather (/ˈkæðər/; December 7, 1873 – April 24, 1947) was an American writer who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the...
- Willa Cather (1873–1947), author William Cather Hook (1857–1921), judge Brad Cathers Cather House (disambiguation) Willa Cather Birthplace Willa Cather House...
- Cather House may refer to: Cather Farm, Beloit, Kansas, listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in Kansas George Cather Farmstead, Bladen...
- In some Native American and First Nations cultures, a dreamcatcher or dream catcher (Ojibwe: asabikeshiinh, the inanimate form of the word for "spider")...
- Geoffrey St. George Shillington Cather VC (11 October 1890 – 2 July 1916) was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award...
- Joan Cather (1882-1967) was a suffragette, awarded a Hunger Strike Medal, 'For Valour' and a Holloway brooch for imprisonment in the cause of women's rights...
- original on November 14, 2016. Retrieved November 15, 2016. "Willa Cather Archive". cather.unl.edu. Archived from the original on May 18, 2011. Retrieved...
- The Very Reverend John Cather (1814 - 1888) was an Irish Anglican priest and teacher. Cather was born in Tyrone, educated at Trinity College, Dublin....
- Gottschalk 2006, pp. 80–81. Cather and Milmine 1909, p. 118; Bates & Dittemore 1932, p. 124. Cather and Milmine 1909, pp. 125–130. Cather and Milmine 1909, p...
- Theodore Physick Cather (May 20, 1889 in Chester, PennsylvaniaApril 9, 1945 in Elkton, Maryland), was a Major League Baseball player who pla**** outfielder...
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