Schoolmaster

n.

One who, or that which, disciplines and directs.

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Hypothenar

n.

The hypothenar eminence.

Rearly

adv.

Early.

Abashing

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Abash

Floran

n.

Tin ore scarcely perceptible in the stone; tin ore stamped very fine.

Gallinule

n.

One of several wading birds, having long, webless toes, and a frontal shield, belonging to the family Rallidae. They are remarkable for running rapidly over marshes and on floating plants. The purple gallinule of America is Ionornis Martinica, that of the Old World is Porphyrio porphyrio. The common European gallinule (Gallinula chloropus) is also called moor hen, water hen, water rail, moor coot, night bird, and erroneously dabchick. Closely related to it is the Florida gallinule (Gallinula galeata).

Adelphia

n.

A "brotherhood," or collection of stamens in a bundle; -- used in composition, as in the class names, Monadelphia, Diadelphia, etc.

Alkalies

pl.

of Alkali

Fusee

n.

A fuse. See Fuse, n.

Haggler

n.

One who haggles or is difficult in bargaining.

Folder

n.

One who, or that which, folds; esp., a flat, knifelike instrument used for folding paper.

Scurf

n.

Minute membranous scales on the surface of some leaves, as in the goosefoot.

Rum

n.

A kind of intoxicating liquor distilled from cane juice, or from the scummings of the boiled juice, or from treacle or molasses, or from the lees of former distillations. Also, sometimes used colloquially as a generic or a collective name for intoxicating liquor.