Light-horseman

n.

A West Indian fish of the genus Ephippus, remarkable for its high dorsal fin and brilliant colors.

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Again

adv.

Another time; once more; anew.

Waahoo

n.

The burning bush; -- said to be called after a quack medicine made from it.

Galvanometric

a.

Of, pertaining to, or measured by, a galvanometer.

Grace

v. t.

To dignify or raise by an act of favor; to honor.

Formal

a.

Having the form or appearance without the substance or essence; external; as, formal duty; formal worship; formal courtesy, etc.

Row

v. i.

To use the oar; as, to row well.

Hardhead

n.

The menhaden. See Menhaden.

Handfast

n.

Hold; grasp; custody; power of confining or keeping.

Roundfish

n.

A lake whitefish (Coregonus quadrilateralis), less compressed than the common species. It is very abundant in British America and Alaska.

Hum

v. t.

To flatter by approving; to cajole; to impose on; to humbug.

Reckoning

n.

The calculation of a ship's position, either from astronomical observations, or from the record of the courses steered and distances sailed as shown by compass and log, -- in the latter case called dead reckoning (see under Dead); -- also used for dead reckoning in contradistinction to observation.

Furrowing

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Furrow