Sassorolla

n.

The rock pigeon. See under Pigeon.

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Light-headed

a.

Disordered in the head; dizzy; delirious.

Gregarine

a.

Of or pertaining to the Gregarinae.

Guidguid

n.

A South American ant bird of the genus Hylactes; -- called also barking bird.

Gens d'armes

pl.

of Gendarme

Jacquerie

n.

The name given to a revolt of French peasants against the nobles in 1358, the leader assuming the contemptuous title, Jacques Bonhomme, given by the nobles to the peasantry. Hence, any revolt of peasants.

Lacunar

n.

The ceiling or under surface of any part, especially when it consists of compartments, sunk or hollowed without spaces or bands between the panels.

Foreknow

v. t.

To have previous knowledge of; to know beforehand.

Hither

a.

Being on the side next or toward the person speaking; nearer; -- correlate of thither and farther; as, on the hither side of a hill.

Vagous

a.

Wandering; unsettled.

Backwards

adv.

Toward the back; toward the rear; as, to throw the arms backward.

Unroll

v. t.

To display; to reveal.

Feminize

v. t.

To make womanish or effeminate.