Jigger

n.

A pendulum rolling machine for slicking or graining leather; same as Jack, 4 (i).

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Neoterist

n.

One ho introduces new word/ or phrases.

Fund

n.

The stock of a national debt; public securities; evidences (stocks or bonds) of money lent to government, for which interest is paid at prescribed intervals; -- called also public funds.

Fraise

n.

A fluted reamer for enlarging holes in stone; a small milling cutter.

Foreknowing

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Foreknow

Remise

n.

A giving or granting back; surrender; return; release, as of a claim.

Backstair

a.

Private; indirect; secret; intriguing; -- as if finding access by the back stairs.

Taborer

n.

One who plays on the tabor.

Hogshead

n.

A large cask or barrel, of indefinite contents; esp. one containing from 100 to 140 gallons.

Nonjurant

a.

Nonjuring.

Gradient

a.

Adapted for walking, as the feet of certain birds.

Sandhiller

n.

A nickname given to any "poor white" living in the pine woods which cover the sandy hills in Georgia and South Carolina.

Northeast

n.

The point between the north and east, at an equal distance from each; the northeast part or region.