from The Century Dictionary.
- The terminal element, meaning ‘bearing’ or ‘producing,’ in some compound adjectives, with English nouns in -fer (and New Latin forms in -fer (also -ferus), m., -fera, f., -ferum, neut.): as, coniferous, cone-bearing; bacciferous, berry-producing; auriferous, gold-producing; pestiferous, pest-producing.
- Wild; savage; feral.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective rare Wild; savage.
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Reclamation focused on the ferous and non-ferous metal markets, with operations in waste paper, cardboard, glass, rubber and plastic recycling.
- Does the trainee fix the pin appropriately i.e. using an aluminium hammer or locksmiths hammer and a non-ferous metal plug?
'C'est bon,' said he, when he received them the evening of his arrival, 'vous et moi nous ferous bien de l'esprit sur tout cela demain au Conseil.'
Now, Cobalt is the index of cobalt-ferous formation -- cobalt bloom.
Such pus, too, as is found in wounds and ulcers, would not at firfl: appear thin and ferous,. as it always does, if depofitc; d completely formed from the blood*
A treatise on the theory and management of ulcers: with a dissertation on white swellings of the joints. To which is prefixed, an essay on the chirurgical treatment of inflammation and its consequences. By Benjamin Bell, ..
Et iore ejfet ferous tuus amplius oneri Dmmoi mto Begi?
In the under part of this veffel, clofe to the bot - tom, ftiould be placed a cock and fpigot, for drawing off any thin ferous part of the milk that may chance to be there generated; for if this is allowed to remain, it injures the cream, and greatly diminifhes the richnefs of the qual - ity of the butter; the infide of the opening fliould be covered with a bit of gauze netting, to keep back the cream while the ferum is allowed to pafs, and the barrel fhould be inclined a little forUrard, to allow the whole to run off.
Laws and regulations of the Massachusetts Society for Promoting Agriculture. Containing the names of its present officers and members, list of premiums, &c. With some interesting extracts from foreign and domestick publications