Raia clavata
Thornback Thorn"back`, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) A European skate ({Raia clavata}) having thornlike spines on its back. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The large European spider crab or king crab ({Maia squinado}). [1913 Webster]


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  • Raia clavata — Maid Maid, n. [Shortened from maiden. ?. See {Maiden}.] 1. An unmarried woman; usually, a young unmarried woman; esp., a girl; a virgin; a maiden. [1913 Webster] Would I had died a maid, And never seen thee, never borne thee son. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Raia batis — Maid Maid, n. [Shortened from maiden. ?. See {Maiden}.] 1. An unmarried woman; usually, a young unmarried woman; esp., a girl; a virgin; a maiden. [1913 Webster] Would I had died a maid, And never seen thee, never borne thee son. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Raia Spp. — Raie Pour les articles homonymes, voir Raie (homonymie). Nom vernaculaire ou nom normalisé ambigu : Le terme «  Raie  » s applique, en français, à plusieurs taxons distincts …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Raia spp. — Raie Pour les articles homonymes, voir Raie (homonymie). Nom vernaculaire ou nom normalisé ambigu : Le terme «  Raie  » s applique, en français, à plusieurs taxons distincts …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fair maid — Maid Maid, n. [Shortened from maiden. ?. See {Maiden}.] 1. An unmarried woman; usually, a young unmarried woman; esp., a girl; a virgin; a maiden. [1913 Webster] Would I had died a maid, And never seen thee, never borne thee son. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maid — Maid, n. [Shortened from maiden. ?. See {Maiden}.] 1. An unmarried woman; usually, a young unmarried woman; esp., a girl; a virgin; a maiden. [1913 Webster] Would I had died a maid, And never seen thee, never borne thee son. Shak. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maid of honor — Maid Maid, n. [Shortened from maiden. ?. See {Maiden}.] 1. An unmarried woman; usually, a young unmarried woman; esp., a girl; a virgin; a maiden. [1913 Webster] Would I had died a maid, And never seen thee, never borne thee son. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Old maid — Maid Maid, n. [Shortened from maiden. ?. See {Maiden}.] 1. An unmarried woman; usually, a young unmarried woman; esp., a girl; a virgin; a maiden. [1913 Webster] Would I had died a maid, And never seen thee, never borne thee son. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maia squinado — Thornback Thorn back , n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A European skate ({Raia clavata}) having thornlike spines on its back. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The large European spider crab or king crab ({Maia squinado}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thornback — Thorn back , n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A European skate ({Raia clavata}) having thornlike spines on its back. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The large European spider crab or king crab ({Maia squinado}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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