Galleon

n.

A sailing vessel of the 15th and following centuries, often having three or four decks, and used for war or commerce. The term is often rather indiscriminately applied to any large sailing vessel.

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Jeat

n.

See Jet.

Salvor

n.

One who assists in saving a ship or goods at sea, without being under special obligation to do so.

Floscularian

n.

One of a group of stalked rotifers, having ciliated tentacles around the lobed disk.

Funk

v. t.

To envelop with an offensive smell or smoke.

Unmasculate

v. t.

To emasculate.

Scepter

v. t.

Alt. of Sceptre

Zamindary

n.

Alt. of Zamindari

Flute

v. i.

A musical wind instrument, consisting of a hollow cylinder or pipe, with holes along its length, stopped by the fingers or by keys which are opened by the fingers. The modern flute is closed at the upper end, and blown with the mouth at a lateral hole.

Riptowel

n.

A gratuity given to tenants after they had reaped their lord's corn.

Alluding

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Allude

Uncurse

v. t.

To free from a curse or an execration.

Fluorite

n.

Calcium fluoride, a mineral of many different colors, white, yellow, purple, green, red, etc., often very beautiful, crystallizing commonly in cubes with perfect octahedral cleavage; also massive. It is used as a flux. Some varieties are used for ornamental vessels. Also called fluor spar, or simply fluor.