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  • Bearing or covered with spines or bristles; prickly.

    September 23, 2009

  • Obtaining nourishment by the ingestion of organic material, as animals do.

    September 23, 2009

  • Abnormally slow speech.

    September 23, 2009

  • 1. Zoology A streak or band of color, as on the bill of a bird.

    2. Botany An oil tube in the fruit of certain plants, such as the carrot or parsley.

    vitate adj.

    September 23, 2009

  • 1. Zoology A streak or band of color, as on the bill of a bird.

    2. Botany An oil tube in the fruit of certain plants, such as the carrot or parsley.

    vitate adj.

    September 23, 2009

  • A usually elongated depression between geologic faults.

    September 23, 2009

  • Any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Halesia, especially H. carolina, of the southeast United States, having drooping, bell-shaped white flowers and dry, oblong, four-winged fruit.

    September 23, 2009

  • Of or relating to rain or rainy regions.

    September 23, 2009

  • A mixture of young leafy greens, often including young lettuces, used as salad.

    September 22, 2009

  • A thick lustrous soft fabric of wool and other animal hair, such as mohair, having a silky nap.

    September 22, 2009

  • An ornament in a Doric frieze, consisting of a projecting block having on its face two parallel vertical glyphs or grooves and two half grooves or chamfers on either vertical end, that separates the metopes.

    September 22, 2009

  • Something annoying or pointless; something difficult or impossible to name. (slang)

    September 22, 2009

  • A conversation or discussion in which three people or groups participate.

    September 22, 2009

  • Of or similar to wood.

    September 22, 2009

  • Shaped like or resembling a wheel.

    September 22, 2009

  • A visionary; a dreamer.

    September 22, 2009

  • The often oppressive influence of the past on the presence.

    September 22, 2009

  • A dormer window.

    September 22, 2009

  • A thatch-roofed hut made of wattle and daub found in Mexico and the southwest United States.

    September 22, 2009

  • 1. Of, relating to, or explaining a name or names.
    2. Of or relating to onomastics.

    September 22, 2009

  • adj. Joined in or forming pairs or a pair.

    September 22, 2009

  • A mass of trees or shrubs; a thicket. (Middle English boskage from Old French boscage from bosc, forest of Germanic origin.)

    September 22, 2009

  • A ridge with a gentle slope on one side and a cliff on the other. (Spanish, from costa, side.)

    September 22, 2009

  • "Galactopoietic may be the most beautiful word in English. It comes from the Greek gala, for 'milk' or 'milky' (as in galaxy or milky way), plus poiesis—to 'make or create' (as in the word poet).

    "My doe is galactopoietic; she has the ability to produce milk. Does that make her, like all nursing mothers, a poet of milk?"
    —Brad Kessler, Goat Song: A Seasonal Life, A Short History of Herding, and the Art of Making Cheese. pp. 122.

    August 29, 2009

  • "A quodlibet is a piece of music combining several different melodies, usually popular tunes, in counterpoint and often a light-hearted, humorous manner."

    May 30, 2009

  • kanji: 男娼

    Gigolo, manwhore, gay male prostitute.

    男色を売る者 - someone who 'sells' gay sex.

    May 18, 2009

  • "'So you had a sex change,' Marshall Gardiner said, dismissing it like he might brush off a wartime affair. 'We both have histories. You are and I am our mass apperceptions.'"
    - Kendrick Blackwood, 'A Woman Scorned,' The Pitch, 2001.

    May 13, 2009

  • kanji: 呉越�?�舟
    kana: �?��?��?��?��?��?�ゅ�?�

    Bitter enemies (placed by fate) in the same boat.

    May 11, 2009

  • Of the nature of or relating to furniture.

    May 7, 2009

  • The amount that can be held in two hands cupped together; also, the two cupped hands themselves.

    May 2, 2009

  • An earnest wish or yearning.

    May 2, 2009

  • Being equal to another in stupidity.

    May 2, 2009

  • Things not to be mentioned; matters that are passed over in silence.

    May 2, 2009

  • A companion one walks with.

    May 2, 2009

  • Slightly sad.

    May 2, 2009

  • The ability to endure in some activity.

    May 2, 2009

  • To inconvenience or discomfort a person by pressing against him or her by standing too close.

    May 2, 2009

  • A mended crack.

    May 2, 2009

  • He who is last.

    May 2, 2009

  • Modest cooking; cooking on a small scale.

    May 2, 2009

  • Suggestive of pigeons.

    May 2, 2009

  • To behave as a peacock might.

    May 2, 2009

  • The point at which one's prime is past.

    May 2, 2009

  • Excessive reverence for that which is old.

    May 2, 2009

  • Vexation at having difficulty in finding the right word.

    May 2, 2009

  • A minor occasion.

    May 2, 2009

  • Small and attractive.

    May 2, 2009

  • Having the characteristics or qualities of an aunt.

    May 2, 2009

  • A place for reading.

    May 2, 2009

  • (verb) To spend one's money before it has been earned.

    May 2, 2009

  • The handle of a scythe.

    February 9, 2009

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