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  • 141 liquor — /ˈlɪkə / (say likuh) noun 1. spirits (as brandy or whisky), as distinguished from fermented beverages (as wine or beer). 2. Chiefly US any alcoholic drink, especially spirits. 3. any liquid substance. 4. Pharmaceutical a solution of a medicinal… …

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  • 142 fret — fret1 [fret] vt. fretted, fretting [ME freten < OE fretan, to devour, akin to Ger fressen, Goth fra itan < Gmc prefix * fra (OE for : see FOR ) + * itan, to eat (OE etan: see EAT)] 1. to eat away; gnaw 2. to wear away by gnawing, rubbing,… …

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  • 143 gutter — [gut′ər] n. [ME gotere < OFr gutiere < L gutta, a drop] 1. a trough or channel along or under the eaves of a roof, to carry off rain water 2. a narrow channel along the side of a road or street, to carry off water, as to a sewer 3. a place… …

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  • 144 wharf — [hwôrf, wôrf] n. pl. wharves or wharfs [ME < OE hwerf, a dam or bank to keep out water, lit., a turning < base of hweorfan, to turn < IE base * kwerp , to turn > Gr karpos, wrist] 1. a structure of wood or stone, sometimes roofed over …

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  • 145 Spread — (spr[e^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spread}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spreading}.] [OE. spreden, AS. spr[ae]dan; akin to D. spreiden, spreijen, LG. spreden, spreen, spreien, G. spreiten, Dan. sprede, Sw. sprida. Cf. {Spray} water flying in drops.] 1. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 146 Spread — (spr[e^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spread}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spreading}.] [OE. spreden, AS. spr[ae]dan; akin to D. spreiden, spreijen, LG. spreden, spreen, spreien, G. spreiten, Dan. sprede, Sw. sprida. Cf. {Spray} water flying in drops.] 1. To… …

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  • 147 Spreading — Spread Spread (spr[e^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spread}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spreading}.] [OE. spreden, AS. spr[ae]dan; akin to D. spreiden, spreijen, LG. spreden, spreen, spreien, G. spreiten, Dan. sprede, Sw. sprida. Cf. {Spray} water flying in… …

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  • 148 To spread cloth — Spread Spread (spr[e^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spread}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spreading}.] [OE. spreden, AS. spr[ae]dan; akin to D. spreiden, spreijen, LG. spreden, spreen, spreien, G. spreiten, Dan. sprede, Sw. sprida. Cf. {Spray} water flying in… …

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  • 149 curl — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from crul curly, probably from Middle Dutch; akin to Old High German krol curly Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to form (as the hair) into coils or ringlets 2. to form into a curved shape ; twist < curled… …

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  • 150 bottom — /bot euhm/, n. 1. the lowest or deepest part of anything, as distinguished from the top: the bottom of a hill; the bottom of a page. 2. the under or lower side; underside: the bottom of a typewriter. 3. the ground under any body of water: the… …

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  • 151 sheet — sheet1 sheetless, adj. sheetlike, adj. /sheet/, n. 1. a large rectangular piece of cotton, linen, or other material used as an article of bedding, commonly spread in pairs so that one is immediately above and the other immediately below the… …

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  • 152 tap — 1. noun /tæp/ a) A tapering cylindrical pin or peg used to stop the vent in a cask; a spigot. We dont have bottled water, youll have to get it from the tap. b) A device used to dispense liquids …

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  • 153 hose — {{11}}hose (n.) late O.E., hosa covering for the leg, from P.Gmc. *husan (Cf. O.S., O.N. hosa, M.H.G. hose covering for the leg, Ger. Hose trousers ), lit. covering, from PIE * (s)keu to cover, conceal (see HIDE (Cf. hide) (n …

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  • 154 bottom — bot•tom [[t]ˈbɒt əm[/t]] n. 1) the lowest or deepest part of anything, as distinguished from the top: the bottom of a page; ice on the bottom of the glass[/ex] 2) the under or lower side; underside: the bottom of a typewriter[/ex] 3) the ground… …

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  • 155 bottom — /ˈbɒtəm / (say botuhm) noun 1. the lowest or deepest part of anything, as distinguished from the top: the bottom of a hill; the bottom of a page. 2. the place of least honour, dignity, or achievement: the bottom of the class; our team finished at …

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  • 156 plank — /plæŋk / (say plangk) noun 1. a long, flat piece of timber thicker than a board. 2. timber in such pieces. 3. something to stand on or to cling to for support. 4. Originally US a policy which is a key part of a political party s platform. 5. Yoga …

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  • 157 vein — /veɪn / (say vayn) noun 1. one of the system of branching vessels or tubes conveying blood from various parts of the body to the heart. 2. (loosely) any blood vessel. 3. one of the tubular, riblike thickenings that ramify in an insect s wing. 4.… …

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  • 158 weatherboard — /ˈwɛðəbɔd / (say wedhuhbawd) noun 1. one of a series of thin boards, usually thicker along one edge than the other, nailed on an outside wall or a roof in overlapping fashion to form a protective covering which will shed water. 2. a building… …

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  • 159 rail — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a level or sloping bar or series of bars: a used to hang things on. b running along the top of a set of banisters. c forming part of a fence or barrier as protection against contact, falling over, etc. 2 a steel bar or continuous… …

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  • 160 u´ni|form´ness — u|ni|form «YOO nuh frm», adjective, noun, verb. –adj. 1. always the same; not changing: »to follow a uniform policy, to maintain a uniform temperature throughout a house. The earth turns around at a uniform rate. SYNONYM(S): See syn. under even.… …

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