Masked battery
Masked Masked, a. 1. Wearing a mask or masks; characterized by masks; concealed; hidden. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Same as {Personate}. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) Having the anterior part of the head differing decidedly in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said of birds. [1913 Webster]

{Masked ball}, a ball in which the dancers wear masks.

{Masked battery} (Mil.), a battery so placed as not to be seen by an enemy until it opens fire. --H. L. Scott.

{Masked crab} (Zo["o]l.), a European crab ({Corystes cassivelaunus}) with markings on the carapace somewhat resembling a human face.

{Masked pig} (Zo["o]l.), a Japanese domestic hog ({Sus pliciceps}). Its face is deeply furrowed. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Masked battery — Battery Bat ter*y, n.; pl. {Batteries}. [F. batterie, fr. battre. See {Batter}, v. t.] 1. The act of battering or beating. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The unlawful beating of another. It includes every willful, angry and violent, or negligent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • masked battery — A battery out of the enemy s view • • • Main Entry: ↑battery …   Useful english dictionary

  • masked battery — užmaskuota baterija statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Nešaudanti baterija, kurios negali pastebėti priešo antžeminė ir oro žvalgyba. atitikmenys: angl. masked battery rus. замаскированная батарея …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • Masked — Masked, a. 1. Wearing a mask or masks; characterized by masks; concealed; hidden. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Same as {Personate}. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the anterior part of the head differing decidedly in color from the rest of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Masked ball — Masked Masked, a. 1. Wearing a mask or masks; characterized by masks; concealed; hidden. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Same as {Personate}. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the anterior part of the head differing decidedly in color from the rest of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Masked crab — Masked Masked, a. 1. Wearing a mask or masks; characterized by masks; concealed; hidden. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Same as {Personate}. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the anterior part of the head differing decidedly in color from the rest of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Masked pig — Masked Masked, a. 1. Wearing a mask or masks; characterized by masks; concealed; hidden. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Same as {Personate}. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the anterior part of the head differing decidedly in color from the rest of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Battery — Bat ter*y, n.; pl. {Batteries}. [F. batterie, fr. battre. See {Batter}, v. t.] 1. The act of battering or beating. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The unlawful beating of another. It includes every willful, angry and violent, or negligent touching of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Battery d'enfilade — Battery Bat ter*y, n.; pl. {Batteries}. [F. batterie, fr. battre. See {Batter}, v. t.] 1. The act of battering or beating. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The unlawful beating of another. It includes every willful, angry and violent, or negligent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Battery en 'echarpe — Battery Bat ter*y, n.; pl. {Batteries}. [F. batterie, fr. battre. See {Batter}, v. t.] 1. The act of battering or beating. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The unlawful beating of another. It includes every willful, angry and violent, or negligent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”