Accumbent

a.

Lying against anything, as one part of a leaf against another leaf.

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Flush

v. t.

To cause to start, as a hunter a bird.

Lackadaisy

a.

Lackadaisical.

Fury

n.

One of the Parcae, or Fates, esp. Atropos.

Hyoid

a.

Of or pertaining to the bony or cartilaginous arch which supports the tongue. Sometimes applied to the tongue itself.

Haematoscope

n.

A haemoscope.

Alphabetism

n.

The expression of spoken sounds by an alphabet.

Agrostis

n.

A genus of grasses, including species called in common language bent grass. Some of them, as redtop (Agrostis vulgaris), are valuable pasture grasses.

Fourgon

n.

A French baggage wagon.

Aerial

a.

Growing, forming, or existing in the air, as opposed to growing or existing in earth or water, or underground; as, aerial rootlets, aerial plants.

Urva

n.

The crab-eating ichneumon (Herpestes urva), native of India. The fur is black, annulated with white at the tip of each hair, and a white streak extends from the mouth to the shoulder.

Sea captain

The captain of a vessel that sails upon the sea.

Hydropathist

n.

One who practices hydropathy; a water-cure doctor.