Nephridia

pl.

of Nephridium

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Fragmental

n.

A fragmentary rock.

Gunter's scale

A scale invented by the Rev. Edmund Gunter (1581-1626), a professor of astronomy at Gresham College, London, who invented also Gunter's chain, and Gunter's quadrant.

Holly

n.

The holm oak. See 1st Holm.

Foolhardily

adv.

In a foolhardy manner.

Fashionable

a.

Observant of the fashion or customary mode; dressing or behaving according to the prevailing fashion; as, a fashionable man.

Formidably

adv.

In a formidable manner.

Retiracy

n.

Retirement; -- mostly used in a jocose or burlesque way.

Acanthopterygii

n. pl.

An order of fishes having some of the rays of the dorsal, ventral, and anal fins unarticulated and spinelike, as the perch.

Laminated

imp. & p. p.

of Laminate

Justle

n.

An encounter or shock; a jostle.

Lecture

n.

The act of reading; as, the lecture of Holy Scripture.

Lethargic

a.

Alt. of Lethargical