Fourhanded

a.

Requiring four "hands" or players; as, a fourhanded game at cards.

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Yeomanlike

a.

Resembling, or suitable to, a yeoman; yeomanly.

Frier

n.

One who fries.

Hanger

n.

That by which a thing is suspended.

Valve

n.

One of the two similar portions of the shell of a diatom.

Heaver

n.

One who, or that which, heaves or lifts; a laborer employed on docks in handling freight; as, a coal heaver.

Sciolism

n.

The knowledge of a sciolist; superficial knowledge.

Water

n.

The limpidity and luster of a precious stone, especially a diamond; as, a diamond of the first water, that is, perfectly pure and transparent. Hence, of the first water, that is, of the first excellence.

Girdled

imp. & p. p.

of Girdle

Genuflecting

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Genuflect

Aeriform

a.

Having the form or nature of air, or of an elastic fluid; gaseous. Hence fig.: Unreal.

Valuing

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Value

Ricker

n.

A stout pole for use in making a rick, or for a spar to a boat.