Gliddery

a.

Giving no sure footing; smooth; slippery.

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Lateral

a.

Of or pertaining to the sides; as, the lateral walls of a house; the lateral branches of a tree.

Roll

n.

To cause to revolve by turning over and over; to move by turning on an axis; to impel forward by causing to turn over and over on a supporting surface; as, to roll a wheel, a ball, or a barrel.

Fritting

n.

The formation of frit or slag by heat with but incipient fusion.

Granadilla

n.

The fruit of certain species of passion flower (esp. Passiflora quadrangularis) found in Brazil and the West Indies. It is as large as a child's head, and is a good dessert fruit. The fruit of Passiflora edulis is used for flavoring ices.

Paleotherium

n.

An extinct genus of herbivorous Tertiary mammals, once supposed to have resembled the tapir in form, but now known to have had a more slender form, with a long neck like that of a llama.

Tabernacle

n.

A tryptich for sacred imagery.

Recovered

imp. & p. p.

of Recover

Leucitoid

n.

The trapezohedron or tetragonal trisoctahedron; -- so called as being the form of the mineral leucite.

Calcination

n.

The act or process of reducing a metal to an oxide or metallic calx; oxidation.

Fell

a.

Cruel; barbarous; inhuman; fierce; savage; ravenous.

Fig

n.

Figure; dress; array.

Labile

a.

Liable to slip, err, fall, or apostatize.