Funk

v. i.

To be frightened, and shrink back; to flinch; as, to funk at the edge of a precipice.

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Letheon

n.

Sulphuric ether used as an anaesthetic agent.

Register

n.

That which registers or records.

Allotment

n.

The act of allotting; assignment.

Nullify

a.

To make void; to render invalid; to deprive of legal force or efficacy.

Vermivorous

a.

Devouring worms; feeding on worms; as, vermivorous birds.

Herder

n.

A herdsman.

Freeze

v. i.

To become chilled with cold, or as with cold; to suffer loss of animation or life by lack of heat; as, the blood freezes in the veins.

Letterwood

n.

The beautiful and highly elastic wood of a tree of the genus Brosimum (B. Aubletii), found in Guiana; -- so called from black spots in it which bear some resemblance to hieroglyphics; also called snakewood, and leopardwood. It is much used for bows and for walking sticks.

Alabaster

n.

A hard, compact variety of carbonate of lime, somewhat translucent, or of banded shades of color; stalagmite. The name is used in this sense by Pliny. It is sometimes distinguished as oriental alabaster.

Hypobranchial

a.

Pertaining to the segment between the basibranchial and the ceratobranchial in a branchial arch.

Nick

v. t.

To make a cross cut or cuts on the under side of (the tail of a horse, in order to make him carry ir higher).

Viced

a.

Vicious; corrupt.