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Augrim stones
Augrim Au"grim, n. See Algorism. [Obs.] --Chaucer. Augrim stones, pebbles formerly used in numeration. Noumbres of Augrim, Arabic numerals. --Chaucer.
Blenheim spaniel
Blenheim spaniel Blen"heim span"iel [So called from Blenheim House, the seat of the duke of Marlborough, in England.] A small variety of spaniel, kept as a pet.
Disclaim from
Disclaim Dis*claim", v. t. To disavow or renounce all part, claim, or share. --Blackstone. Disclaim in, Disclaim from, to disown; to disavow. [Obs.] ``Nature disclaims in thee.' --Shak.
Disclaim in
Disclaim Dis*claim", v. t. To disavow or renounce all part, claim, or share. --Blackstone. Disclaim in, Disclaim from, to disown; to disavow. [Obs.] ``Nature disclaims in thee.' --Shak.
Im anlaut
Anlaut An"laut`, n. [G.; an on + laut sound.] (Phon.) An initial sound, as of a word or syllable. Im anlaut, initially; when initial; -- used of sounds.
Jim Crow
Jim Crow Jim Crow A negro; -- said to be so called from a popular negro song and dance, the refrain of which is ``Wheel about and turn about and jump Jim Crow,' produced in 1835 by T. D. Rice, a famous negro minstrel. [Slang, U. S.]
Lim naea
Lim naea Lim *n[ae]"a (l[i^]m*n[=e]"[.a]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. limnai^os pertaining to a marsh, fr. li`mh a marsh.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of fresh-water air-breathing mollusks, abundant in ponds and streams; -- called also pond snail. [Written also Lymn[ae]a.]
Mannheim gold
Mannheim gold Mann"heim gold" [From Mannheim in Germany, where much of it was made.] A kind of brass made in imitation of gold. It contains eighty per cent of copper and twenty of zinc. --Ure.
Maxim gun
Maxim gun Max"im gun` A kind of machine gun; -- named after its inventor, Hiram S. Maxim.
Nauheim bath
Nauheim bath Nauheim bath, etc. Navel orange Na"vel or"ange A type of orange in which the fruit incloses a small secondary fruit, the rind showing on the exterior a navel-like pit or depression at the apex. There are several varieties; they are usually seedless, or nearly so, and are much grown in California.
Nauheim treatment
Nauheim treatment Nau"heim treat`ment (Med.) Orig., a method of therapeutic treatment administered, esp. for chronic diseases of the curculatory system, at Bad Nauheim, Germany, by G. Schott, consisting in baths in the natural mineral waters of that place, which are charged with carbonic acid, and the use of a graduated course of rest, physical exercises, massage, etc.; hence, any similar treatment using waters artificially charged with the essential ingredients of the natural mineral waters of Bad Nauheim. Hence,
Pichurim bean
Pichurim bean Pich"u*rim bean` (Bot.) The seed of a Brazilian lauraceous tree (Nectandra Puchury) of a taste and smell between those of nutmeg and of sassafras, -- sometimes used medicinally. Called also sassafras nut.
Pilgrim fathers
Pilgrim Pil"grim, a. Of or pertaining to a pilgrim, or pilgrims; making pilgrimages. ``With pilgrim steps.' --Milton. Pilgrim fathers, a name popularly given to the one hundred and two English colonists who landed from the Mayflower and made the first settlement in New England at Plymouth in 1620. They were separatists from the Church of England, and most of them had sojourned in Holland.
Rim lock
Lock Lock, n. [AS. loc inclosure, an inclosed place, the fastening of a door, fr. l[=u]can to lock, fasten; akin to OS. l[=u]kan (in comp.), D. luiken, OHG. l[=u]hhan, Icel. l?ka, Goth. l[=u]kan (in comp.); cf. Skr. ruj to break. Cf. Locket.] 1. Anything that fastens; specifically, a fastening, as for a door, a lid, a trunk, a drawer, and the like, in which a bolt is moved by a key so as to hold or to release the thing fastened. 2. A fastening together or interlacing; a closing of one thing upon another; a state of being fixed or immovable. Albemarle Street closed by a lock of carriages. --De Quincey. 3. A place from which egress is prevented, as by a lock. --Dryden. 4. The barrier or works which confine the water of a stream or canal. 5. An inclosure in a canal with gates at each end, used in raising or lowering boats as they pass from one level to another; -- called also lift lock. 6. That part or apparatus of a firearm by which the charge is exploded; as, a matchlock, flintlock, percussion lock, etc. 7. A device for keeping a wheel from turning. 8. A grapple in wrestling. --Milton. Detector lock, a lock containing a contrivance for showing whether it as has been tampered with. Lock bay (Canals), the body of water in a lock chamber. Lock chamber, the inclosed space between the gates of a canal lock. Lock nut. See Check nut, under Check. Lock plate, a plate to which the mechanism of a gunlock is attached. Lock rail (Arch.), in ordinary paneled doors, the rail nearest the lock. Lock rand (Masonry), a range of bond stone. --Knight. Mortise lock, a door lock inserted in a mortise. Rim lock, a lock fastened to the face of a door, thus differing from a mortise lock.
Rim lock
Rim Rim, n. [As. rima, reoma, edge; cf. W. rhim, rhimp, a rim, edge, boundary, termination, Armor, rim. Cf. Rind.] 1. The border, edge, or margin of a thing, usually of something circular or curving; as, the rim of a kettle or basin. 2. The lower part of the abdomen. [Obs.] --Shak. Arch rim (Phonetics), the line between the gums and the palate. Rim-fire cartridge. (Mil.) See under Cartridge. Rim lock. See under Lock.
Shittim wood
Shittim Shit"tim, Shittim wood Shit"tim wood`, n. The wood of the shittah tree.
Skim coat
Skim Skim, a. Contraction of Skimming and Skimmed. Skim coat, the final or finishing coat of plaster. Skim colter, a colter for paring off the surface of land. Skim milk, skimmed milk; milk from which the cream has been taken.
Skim colter
Skim Skim, a. Contraction of Skimming and Skimmed. Skim coat, the final or finishing coat of plaster. Skim colter, a colter for paring off the surface of land. Skim milk, skimmed milk; milk from which the cream has been taken.
Skim milk
Skim Skim, a. Contraction of Skimming and Skimmed. Skim coat, the final or finishing coat of plaster. Skim colter, a colter for paring off the surface of land. Skim milk, skimmed milk; milk from which the cream has been taken.
Swim bladder
Swim Swim, n. 1. The act of swimming; a gliding motion, like that of one swimming. --B. Jonson. 2. The sound, or air bladder, of a fish. 3. A part of a stream much frequented by fish. [Eng.] Swim bladder, an air bladder of a fish. To be in the swim, to be in a favored position; to be associated with others in active affairs. [Colloq.]
To brim over
Brim Brim, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Brimmed; p. pr. & vb. n. Brimming.] To be full to the brim. ``The brimming stream.' --Milton. To brim over (literally or figuratively), to be so full that some of the contents flows over the brim; as, a cup brimming over with wine; a man brimming over with fun.
Trim of sails
Trim Trim, n. 1. Dress; gear; ornaments. Seeing him just pass the window in his woodland trim. --Sir W. Scott. 2. Order; disposition; condition; as, to be in good trim. `` The trim of an encounter.' --Chapman. 3. The state of a ship or her cargo, ballast, masts, etc., by which she is well prepared for sailing. 4. (Arch) The lighter woodwork in the interior of a building; especially, that used around openings, generally in the form of a molded architrave, to protect the plastering at those points. In ballast trim (Naut.), having only ballast on board. --R. H. Dana, Jr. Trim of the masts (Naut.), their position in regard to the ship and to each other, as near or distant, far forward or much aft, erect or raking. Trim of sails (Naut.), that adjustment, with reference to the wind, witch is best adapted to impel the ship forward.
Trim of the masts
Trim Trim, n. 1. Dress; gear; ornaments. Seeing him just pass the window in his woodland trim. --Sir W. Scott. 2. Order; disposition; condition; as, to be in good trim. `` The trim of an encounter.' --Chapman. 3. The state of a ship or her cargo, ballast, masts, etc., by which she is well prepared for sailing. 4. (Arch) The lighter woodwork in the interior of a building; especially, that used around openings, generally in the form of a molded architrave, to protect the plastering at those points. In ballast trim (Naut.), having only ballast on board. --R. H. Dana, Jr. Trim of the masts (Naut.), their position in regard to the ship and to each other, as near or distant, far forward or much aft, erect or raking. Trim of sails (Naut.), that adjustment, with reference to the wind, witch is best adapted to impel the ship forward.
Verbatim et literatim
Verbatim Ver*ba"tim, adv. [LL., fr. L. verbum word.] Word for word; in the same words; verbally; as, to tell a story verbatim as another has related it. Verbatim et literatim [LL.], word for word, and letter for letter.
Vickers-Maxim automatic machine gun
Vickers-Maxim automatic machine gun Vick"ers-Max"im automatic machine gun An automatic machine gun in which the mechanism is worked by the recoil, assisted by the pressure of gases from the muzzle, which expand in a gas chamber against a disk attached to the end of the barrel, thus moving the latter to the rear with increased recoil, and against the front wall of the gas chamber, checking the recoil of the system.
Whim gin
Whim Whim, n. [Cf. Icel. hwima to wander with the eyes, vim giddiness, Norw. kvima to whisk or flutter about, to trifle, Dan. vimse to skip, whisk, jump from one thing to another, dial. Sw. hvimsa to be unsteady, dizzy, W. chwimio to move briskly.] 1. A sudden turn or start of the mind; a temporary eccentricity; a freak; a fancy; a capricious notion; a humor; a caprice. Let every man enjoy his whim. --Churchill. 2. (Mining) A large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or water, etc., from mines, or for other purposes; -- called also whim gin, and whimsey. Whim gin (Mining), a whim. See Whim, 2. Whim shaft (Mining), a shaft through which ore, water, etc., is raised from a mine by means of a whim. Syn: Freak; caprice; whimsey; fancy. Usage: Whim, Freak, Caprice. Freak denotes an impulsive, inconsiderate change of mind, as by a child or a lunatic. Whim is a mental eccentricity due to peculiar processes or habits of thought. Caprice is closely allied in meaning to freak, but implies more definitely a quality of willfulness or wantonness.
whim gin
Whim Whim, n. [Cf. Icel. hwima to wander with the eyes, vim giddiness, Norw. kvima to whisk or flutter about, to trifle, Dan. vimse to skip, whisk, jump from one thing to another, dial. Sw. hvimsa to be unsteady, dizzy, W. chwimio to move briskly.] 1. A sudden turn or start of the mind; a temporary eccentricity; a freak; a fancy; a capricious notion; a humor; a caprice. Let every man enjoy his whim. --Churchill. 2. (Mining) A large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or water, etc., from mines, or for other purposes; -- called also whim gin, and whimsey. Whim gin (Mining), a whim. See Whim, 2. Whim shaft (Mining), a shaft through which ore, water, etc., is raised from a mine by means of a whim. Syn: Freak; caprice; whimsey; fancy. Usage: Whim, Freak, Caprice. Freak denotes an impulsive, inconsiderate change of mind, as by a child or a lunatic. Whim is a mental eccentricity due to peculiar processes or habits of thought. Caprice is closely allied in meaning to freak, but implies more definitely a quality of willfulness or wantonness.
Whim shaft
Whim Whim, n. [Cf. Icel. hwima to wander with the eyes, vim giddiness, Norw. kvima to whisk or flutter about, to trifle, Dan. vimse to skip, whisk, jump from one thing to another, dial. Sw. hvimsa to be unsteady, dizzy, W. chwimio to move briskly.] 1. A sudden turn or start of the mind; a temporary eccentricity; a freak; a fancy; a capricious notion; a humor; a caprice. Let every man enjoy his whim. --Churchill. 2. (Mining) A large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or water, etc., from mines, or for other purposes; -- called also whim gin, and whimsey. Whim gin (Mining), a whim. See Whim, 2. Whim shaft (Mining), a shaft through which ore, water, etc., is raised from a mine by means of a whim. Syn: Freak; caprice; whimsey; fancy. Usage: Whim, Freak, Caprice. Freak denotes an impulsive, inconsiderate change of mind, as by a child or a lunatic. Whim is a mental eccentricity due to peculiar processes or habits of thought. Caprice is closely allied in meaning to freak, but implies more definitely a quality of willfulness or wantonness.

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