Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


Sorry, no definitions found.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • But in the mid-1960s, the Pennsylvania Railroad tried to make up for falling revenues by razing the Beaux Arts structure-over the protests of architects and editorial boards-and replacing it with today's drab station, the new Madison Square Garden, and rent-bearing office towers.

    City Journal

  • (such as lands, houses, stock and other titles and rent-bearing investments) and movable goods of value, the observance of certain formalities.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.