Paleolithic

a.

Of or pertaining to an era marked by early stone implements. The Paleolithic era (as proposed by Lubbock) includes the earlier half of the "Stone Age;" the remains belonging to it are for the most part of extinct animals, with relics of human beings.

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Retractible

a.

Retractable.

Unholy

a.

Not holy; unhallowed; not consecrated; hence, profane; wicked; impious.

Hover

v. i.

To hang fluttering in the air, or on the wing; to remain in flight or floating about or over a place or object; to be suspended in the air above something.

Guereza

n.

A beautiful Abyssinian monkey (Colobus guereza), having the body black, with a fringe of long, silky, white hair along the sides, and a tuft of the same at the end of the tail. The frontal band, cheeks, and chin are white.

Ruffin

a.

Disordered.

Hyperoxide

n.

A compound having a relatively large percentage of oxygen; a peroxide.

Sconce

p. p.

A fortification, or work for defense; a fort.

Fomites

pl.

of Fomes

Fleeced

imp. & p. p.

of Fleece

Tailored

imp. & p. p.

of Tailor

Palmipedes

n. pl.

Same as Natatores.

Accompt

n.

See Account.