Foal

v.i.

To bring forth young, as an animal of the horse kind.

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Nazariteship

n.

The state of a Nazarite.

Xanthochroic

a.

Having a yellowish or fair complexion; of or pertaining to the Xanthochroi.

Hypnocyst

n.

A cyst in which some unicellular organisms temporarily inclose themselves, from which they emerge unchanged, after a period of drought or deficiency of food. In some instances, a process of spore formation seems to occur within such cysts.

Lectureship

n.

The office of a lecturer.

Homewards

adv.

Toward home; in the direction of one's house, town, or country.

Rhaphides

n. pl.

Minute transparent, often needle-shaped, crystals found in the tissues of plants.

Sarcophaguses

pl.

of Sarcophagus

Junction

n.

The act of joining, or the state of being joined; union; combination; coalition; as, the junction of two armies or detachments; the junction of paths.

Resino-electric

a.

Containing or exhibiting resinous electricity.

Backwoodsman

n.

A man living in the forest in or beyond the new settlements, especially on the western frontiers of the older portions of the United States.

Norna

n.

One of the three Fates, Past, Present, and Future. Their names were Urd, Verdandi, and Skuld.

Heretic

n.

One who holds to a heresy; one who believes some doctrine contrary to the established faith or prevailing religion.