Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A brown iron-containing pigment found in the so-called livers of various invertebrates.

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Examples

  • And not a penny is being wasted trying to improve America's infrastructure, free us from dependency on ferrin oil, or God forbid, spent on the health or family needs of ordinary Americans.

    New Estimate Of War Costs: $12 Billion Per Month!

  • Ex Officio delegates is more accurate, but I suspect many Democrats don't like them ferrin tongues.

    Clinton can't win on pledged delegates.

  • All sublunary bliss is fleeting;, on the very night of the first race-ball, her worthy - patroness was taken e} Ltremely ill, and it was not possible to leave her bedside the remainder of the week; at the end of it she expired, recommending, poor Ellen to the protection of her husband; and a mournful cavalcade returned to Gllynr - ferrin, lamenting, the loss, of its worthy mistress.

    Says she to her neighbour, What? ..

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