Footrope

n.

The rope rigged below a yard, upon which men stand when reefing or furling; -- formerly called a horse.

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Rifting

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Rift

None

n.

Same as Nones, 2.

Groove

n.

A furrow, channel, or long hollow, such as may be formed by cutting, molding, grinding, the wearing force of flowing water, or constant travel; a depressed way; a worn path; a rut.

Palmetto

n.

A name given to palms of several genera and species growing in the West Indies and the Southern United States. In the United States, the name is applied especially to the Chamaerops, / Sabal, Palmetto, the cabbage tree of Florida and the Carolinas. See Cabbage tree, under Cabbage.

Haemadrometry

n.

Alt. of Haemadromometry

Reprehensible

a.

Worthy of reprehension; culpable; censurable; blamable.

Hearth

n.

The pavement or floor of brick, stone, or metal in a chimney, on which a fire is made; the floor of a fireplace; also, a corresponding part of a stove.

Unison

n.

Sounded alike in pitch; unisonant; unisonous; as, unison passages, in which two or more parts unite in coincident sound.

Frequenter

n.

One who frequents; one who often visits, or resorts to customarily.

Nemato-

A combining form from Gr. nh^ma, nh`matos, a thread.

Nip

n.

A pinch with the nails or teeth.

Urn

n.

A vessel of various forms, usually a vase furnished with a foot or pedestal, employed for different purposes, as for holding liquids, for ornamental uses, for preserving the ashes of the dead after cremation, and anciently for holding lots to be drawn.