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Crispy
Crispy Crisp"y (-?), a. 1. Formed into short, close ringlets; frizzed; crisp; as, crispy locks. 2. Crisp; brittle; as, a crispy pie crust.
Diospyros discolor
Mabolo Ma*bo"lo, n. (Bot.) A kind of persimmon tree (Diospyros discolor) from the Philippine Islands, now introduced into the East and West Indies. It bears an edible fruit as large as a quince.
Diospyros ebenaster
Omander wood O*man"der wood` [Etymol. uncertain.] (Bot.) The wood of Diospyros ebenaster, a kind of ebony found in Ceylon.
Diospyros Kaki
Persimmon Per*sim"mon, n. [Virginia Indian.] (Bot.) An American tree (Diospyros Virginiana) and its fruit, found from New York southward. The fruit is like a plum in appearance, but is very harsh and astringent until it has been exposed to frost, when it becomes palatable and nutritious. Japanese persimmon, Diospyros Kaki and its red or yellow edible fruit, which outwardly resembles a tomato, but contains a few large seeds.
Diospyros Lotus
Lotus Lo"tus, n. [L. lotus, Gr. ?. Cf. Lote.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A name of several kinds of water lilies; as Nelumbium speciosum, used in religious ceremonies, anciently in Egypt, and to this day in Asia; Nelumbium luteum, the American lotus; and Nymph[ae]a Lotus and N. c[ae]rulea, the respectively white-flowered and blue-flowered lotus of modern Egypt, which, with Nelumbium speciosum, are figured on its ancient monuments. (b) The lotus of the lotuseaters, probably a tree found in Northern Africa, Sicily, Portugal, and Spain (Zizyphus Lotus), the fruit of which is mildly sweet. It was fabled by the ancients to make strangers who ate of it forget their native country, or lose all desire to return to it. (c) The lote, or nettle tree. See Lote. (d) A genus (Lotus) of leguminous plants much resembling clover. [Written also lotos.] European lotus, a small tree (Diospyros Lotus) of Southern Europe and Asia; also, its rather large bluish black berry, which is called also the date plum.
Diospyros quaesita
Calamander wood Cal"a*man`der wood (k[a^]l"[.a]*m[a^]n`d[~e]r w[oo^]d`). A valuable furniture wood from India and Ceylon, of a hazel-brown color, with black stripes, very hard in texture. It is a species of ebony, and is obtained from the Diospyros qu[ae]sita. Called also Coromandel wood.
Diospyros Virginiana
Persimmon Per*sim"mon, n. [Virginia Indian.] (Bot.) An American tree (Diospyros Virginiana) and its fruit, found from New York southward. The fruit is like a plum in appearance, but is very harsh and astringent until it has been exposed to frost, when it becomes palatable and nutritious. Japanese persimmon, Diospyros Kaki and its red or yellow edible fruit, which outwardly resembles a tomato, but contains a few large seeds.
Espy
Espy Es*py", v. i. To look or search narrowly; to look about; to watch; to take notice; to spy. Stand by the way, and espy. --Jer. xlviii. 19.
Espy
Espy Es*py", n.; pl. Espies. [OF. espie. See Espy, v., Spy.] A spy; a scout. [Obs.] --Huloet.
Northern spy
Northern North"ern, a. [AS. nor[eth]erne.] 1. Of or pertaining to the north; being in the north, or nearer to that point than to the east or west. 2. In a direction toward the north; as, to steer a northern course; coming from the north; as, a northern wind. Northern diver. (Zo["o]l.) See Loon. Northern lights. See Aurora borealis, under Aurora. Northern spy (Bot.), an excellent American apple, of a yellowish color, marked with red.
Paspy
Paspy Pas"py, n. [F. passe-pied.] A kind of minuet, in triple time, of French origin, popular in the reign of Queen Elizabeth and for some time after; -- called also passing measure, and passymeasure. --Percy Smith.
Raspy
Raspy Rasp"y, a. Like a rasp, or the sound made by a rasp; grating. --R. D. Blackmore.
Spyboat
Spyboat Spy"boat`, n. A boat sent to make discoveries and bring intelligence. --Arbuthnot.
Spyglass
Spyglass Spy"glass, n. A small telescope for viewing distant terrestrial objects.
Spyism
Spyism Spy"ism, n. Act or business of spying. [R.]
Spynace
Spynace Spy"nace (?; 48), Spyne Spyne, n. (Naut.) See Pinnace, n., 1 (a) .
Spyne
Spynace Spy"nace (?; 48), Spyne Spyne, n. (Naut.) See Pinnace, n., 1 (a) .

Meaning of Spy from wikipedia

- SPY is a three-letter acronym that may refer to: SPDR S&P 500 Trust ETF, NYSE symbol SPY (magazine), former US satirical monthly SPY or MOWAG SPY, a military...
- holder of the information. Spies help agencies uncover secret information. Any individual or spy ring (a cooperating group of spies), in the service of a government...
- The Spy is an English-language French espionage thriller television miniseries written and directed by Israeli director Gideon Raff and Max Perry based...
- Spy vs. Spy is a wordless comic strip published in Mad magazine. It features two agents involved in stereotypical and comical espionage activities. One...
- The Impossible Spy is a 1987 television film based on the true story of an Israeli civilian spy, Eli Cohen, who was recruited into Israel's secret intelligence...
- based on the comic strip. Spy vs. Spy II: The Island Caper Spy vs. Spy III: Arctic Antics Spy vs. Spy (2005 video game) Spy vs Spy (album), the 1989 recording...
- A spy is a person engaged in espionage, obtaining information that is considered secret or confidential. Spy or The Spy may also refer to: The Spy (Cooper...
- Spy Kids (stylised as SPY kids) is a 2001 American adventure comedy film written, edited, directed and produced by Robert Rodriguez, co-produced by Elizabeth...
- Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 Cold War spy thriller film directed by Tomas Alfredson. The screenplay was written by Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan...
- My Spy is an upcoming American action comedy film directed by Peter Segal and written by Jon and Erich Hoeber. It follows a CIA agent (Dave Bautista)...
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