from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Rustic; rural.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to a farm or village; rural.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a farm or a village; rural.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a farm.
A large rectangular heads-up display darkened in the center of the window, blocking out a portion of the villatic view of the lake and mountains.
The tame villatic fowl scratches and picks with might and main, converting a thousand refuse things into dainty human food.
Or to describe it in metaphor, it may be said to come midway between the crow of the "tame villatic fowl" and the music of the nightingale in the neighbouring copse or of the skylark singing at heaven's gate.
Tame, no charm can, 670. the heyday in the blood is, 140. the tongue no man can, 849. villatic fowl, 242.
It may be supposed that we of Jaalam were not untouched by a feeling of villatic pride in beholding our townsman occupying so large a space in the public eye.
Then, on another point, we are certain -- namely, that rural thunder is many hundred times more powerful than villatic.
And nefts in order rang'd Of tame villatic fowl; but as an eagle 1695
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