Griffon

n.

A fabulous monster, half lion and half eagle. It is often represented in Grecian and Roman works of art.

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Jangled

imp. & p. p.

of Jangle

Judge

v. t.

To compare facts or ideas, and perceive their relations and attributes, and thus distinguish truth from falsehood; to determine; to discern; to distinguish; to form an opinion about.

Gull

n.

A cheating or cheat; trick; fraud.

Nullify

a.

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

Frog

n.

The loop of the scabbard of a bayonet or sword.

Gastroscopy

n.

Examination of the abdomen or stomach, as with the gastroscope.

Unscrew

v. t.

To draw the screws from; to loose from screws; to loosen or withdraw (anything, as a screw) by turning it.

Scalebeam

n.

The lever or beam of a balance; the lever of a platform scale, to which the poise for weighing is applied.

Sawbill

n.

The merganser.

Acerate

n.

A combination of aceric acid with a salifiable base.

Reservatory

v. t.

A place in which things are reserved or kept.

Retire

v. i.

To withdraw from a public station, or from business; as, having made a large fortune, he retired.