Anbury
Anbury An"bur*y, Ambury Am"bur*y, n. [AS. ampre, ompre, a crooked swelling vein: cf. Prov. E. amper a tumor with inflammation. Cf. the first syllable in agnail, and berry a fruit.] 1. (Far.) A soft tumor or bloody wart on horses or oxen. [1913 Webster]

2. A disease of the roots of turnips, etc.; -- called also {fingers and toes}. [1913 Webster]


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  • anbury — noun A wen or spongy wart on the legs or flanks of a horse …   Wiktionary

  • anbury — n. soft tumor found in horses and oxen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anbury — an·bury …   English syllables

  • anbury — /ˈænbəri/ (say anbuhree), / bri/ (say bree) noun 1. a soft, spongy tumour or wart of horses, oxen, etc. 2. a disease of cruciferous plants, especially the turnip, in which the roots become clubbed. Also, ambury, anberry. {origin uncertain; ? from …   Australian English dictionary

  • anbury —   n. soft tumour of horses; finger and toe disease of turnips; club root …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • anbury — ˈanbərē, ˈam , ˌbe noun ( es) Etymology: probably alteration of (assumed) earlier English angberry, from ang (from Old English, narrow, painful) + berry more at agnail …   Useful english dictionary

  • White, T(erence) H(anbury) — born May 29, 1906, Bombay, India died Jan. 17, 1964, Piraeus, Greece English novelist, social historian, and satirist. Educated at Cambridge University, White was working as a teacher when he attained his first critical success with the… …   Universalium

  • White, T(erence) H(anbury) — (29 may. 1906, Bombay, India–17 ene. 1964, Pireo, Grecia). Novelista, historiador social y escritor satírico inglés. Educado en la Universidad de Cambridge, White trabajaba de profesor cuando obtuvo su primer éxito de crítica con la obra… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ambury — Anbury An bur*y, Ambury Am bur*y, n. [AS. ampre, ompre, a crooked swelling vein: cf. Prov. E. amper a tumor with inflammation. Cf. the first syllable in agnail, and berry a fruit.] 1. (Far.) A soft tumor or bloody wart on horses or oxen. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fingers and toes — Anbury An bur*y, Ambury Am bur*y, n. [AS. ampre, ompre, a crooked swelling vein: cf. Prov. E. amper a tumor with inflammation. Cf. the first syllable in agnail, and berry a fruit.] 1. (Far.) A soft tumor or bloody wart on horses or oxen. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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