a chief or principal angel; in medieval angelology one of the nine orders of celestial attendants on God.
any composite plant of the genus Aster, having rays varying from white or pink to blue around a yellow disk.
any tree or shrub of the genus Betula, comprising species with a smooth, laminated outer bark and close-grained wood. Compare birch family.
a cluster or thicket of such ferns; an area overgrown with ferns and shrubs.
a soft, thick, light-yellow leather with a napped surface, originally made from buffalo skin but later also from other skins, used for making belts, pouches, etc.
any of various windlasses, rotated in a horizontal plane by hand or machinery, for winding in ropes, cables, etc.
pleasing in appearance; attractive; fair
a pin, wedge, key, or the like, fitted or driven into an opening to secure something or hold parts together.
a crib for fodder; manger.
a spot or mottled marking, usually occurring in clusters.
to divert from a sacred to a profane use or purpose.
a litter of pigs; to bring forth
to form pus; generate purulent matter; suppurate
a primitive, hand-operated mill for grinding grain.
to cause to be or become; make
to irritate or vex.
a pit, well, or the like in which water or other liquid is collected.
a crudely built hut, cabin, or house.
a member of the Millennial Church, originating in England in the middle of the 18th century and brought to the U.S. in 1774, advocating celibacy, common ownership of property, and a strict and simple way of life: so called from their practice of shaking during religious services
a respectful term of address, now used only to a male sovereign.
an agitated or irritated state.
person who has charge of the household of another, buying or obtaining food, directing the servants, etc.
firm; stubborn; resolute
grievous trouble; severe trial or suffering
to give a bright, pleasing, or specious aspect to; gold
an enlargement of the thyroid gland on the front and sides of the neck, usually symptomatic of abnormal thyroid secretion, especially hypothyroidism due to a lack of iodine in the diet.
courage; spunk; guts
to have a restless or incessant longing
one of a breed of black-and-white dairy cattle
. to lumber along; walk or move slowly or aimlessly;to squat on one's heels
the cultivation and production of edible crops or of animals for food; agriculture; farming.
a plural of cow1
horizontal architectural member supporting the weight above an opening, as a window or a door.
an instrument for loosening the soil in digging, shaped like a pickax, but having one end broad instead of pointed.
joyous; gay; jolly:
a group or lot of indeterminate number:
a scented ointment, especially one used for the scalp or for dressing the hair