Lateral

a.

Lying at, or extending toward, the side; away from the mesial plane; external; -- opposed to mesial.

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Frailty

a.

The condition quality of being frail, physically, mentally, or morally, frailness; infirmity; weakness of resolution; liableness to be deceived or seduced.

Lexicography

n.

The art, process, or occupation of making a lexicon or dictionary; the principles which are applied in making dictionaries.

Alt

a. & n.

The higher part of the scale. See Alto.

Flying fish

A fish which is able to leap from the water, and fly a considerable distance by means of its large and long pectoral fins. These fishes belong to several species of the genus Exocoetus, and are found in the warmer parts of all the oceans.

Greengill

n.

An oyster which has the gills tinged with a green pigment, said to be due to an abnormal condition of the blood.

Seam

v. t.

To mark with something resembling a seam; to line; to scar.

Up

prep.

Upon.

Leveling

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Level

Flesher

n.

A two-handled, convex, blunt-edged knife, for scraping hides; a fleshing knife.

Repercussion

n.

In a vaginal examination, the act of imparting through the uterine wall with the finger a shock to the fetus, so that it bounds upward, and falls back again against the examining finger.

Reporter

n.

One who reports speeches, the proceedings of public meetings, news, etc., for the newspapers.

Universality

n.

The quality or state of being universal; unlimited extension or application; generality; -- distinguished from particularity; as, the unversality of a proposition; the unversality of sin; the unversality of the Deluge.