Genouillere

n.

A metal plate covering the knee.

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Rubstone

n.

A stone for scouring or rubbing; a whetstone; a rub.

Reflexive

a.

Bending or turned backward; reflective; having respect to something past.

Vernacular

a.

Belonging to the country of one's birth; one's own by birth or nature; native; indigenous; -- now used chiefly of language; as, English is our vernacular language.

Gryphaea

n.

A genus of cretaceous fossil shells allied to the oyster.

Saunders-blue

n.

A kind of color prepared from calcined lapis lazuli; ultramarine; also, a blue prepared from carbonate of copper.

Flannel

n.

A soft, nappy, woolen cloth, of loose texture.

Heriotable

a.

Subject to the payment of a heriot.

Flintware

n.

A superior kind of earthenware into whose composition flint enters largely.

Sea bass

A California food fish (Cynoscion nobile); -- called also white sea bass, and sea salmon.

Recline

v. i.

To assume, or to be in, a recumbent position; as, to recline on a couch.

Gutturalism

n.

The quality of being guttural; as, the gutturalism of A [in the 16th cent.]

Earning

n.

That which is earned; wages gained by work or services; money earned; -- used commonly in the plural.