Aigrette

n.

The small white European heron. See Egret.

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Hers

pron.

See the Note under Her, pron.

Calculate

v. i.

To plan; to expect; to think.

Hypocist

n.

An astringent inspissated juice obtained from the fruit of a plant (Cytinus hypocistis), growing from the roots of the Cistus, a small European shrub.

Umbilicated

a.

Depressed in the middle, like a navel, as a flower, fruit, or leaf; navel-shaped; having an umbilicus; as, an umbilicated smallpox vesicle.

Familiarity

n.

The state of being familiar; intimate and frequent converse, or association; unconstrained intercourse; freedom from ceremony and constraint; intimacy; as, to live in remarkable familiarity.

Gentilism

n.

Hethenism; paganism; the worship of false gods.

Variformed

a.

Formed with different shapes; having various forms; variform.

Naik

n.

A chief; a leader; a Sepoy corporal.

Rosen

a.

Consisting of roses; rosy.

Sarcle

v. t.

To weed, or clear of weeds, with a hoe.

Homologate

v. t.

To approve; to allow; to confirm; as, the court homologates a proceeding.

Fit

n.

The coincidence of parts that come in contact.