Glyph

n.

A sunken channel or groove, usually vertical. See Triglyph.

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Far-off

a.

Remote; as, the far-off distance. Cf. Far-off, under Far, adv.

Wailing

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Wail

Hyemation

n.

The act of affording shelter in winter.

Jar

n.

A rattling, tremulous vibration or shock; a shake; a harsh sound; a discord; as, the jar of a train; the jar of harsh sounds.

Frontlet

n.

The margin of the head, behind the bill of birds, often bearing rigid bristles.

Sea crawfish

Alt. of Sea crayfish

Agglutination

n.

Combination in which root words are united with little or no change of form or loss of meaning. See Agglutinative, 2.

Rowdyish

a.

Resembling a rowdy in temper or conduct; characteristic of a rowdy.

Uredo

n.

Nettle rash. See Urticaria.

Van

n.

A close railway car for baggage. See the Note under Car, 2.

Affirmation

n.

Confirmation of anything established; ratification; as, the affirmation of a law.

Favor

n.

A kind act or office; kindness done or granted; benevolence shown by word or deed; an act of grace or good will, as distinct from justice or remuneration.