Scorifier

n.

One who, or that which, scorifies; specifically, a small flat bowl-shaped cup used in the first heating in assaying, to remove the earth and gangue, and to concentrate the gold and silver in a lead button.

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Fret

n.

Ornamental work in relief, as carving or embossing. See Fretwork.

Hypoarion

n.

An oval lobe beneath each of the optic lobes in many fishes; one of the inferior lobes.

Fetishism

a.

Alt. of Fetishistic

Restless

a.

Not affording rest; as, a restless chair.

Calcitrant

a.

Kicking. Hence: Stubborn; refractory.

Scouring

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Scour

Hyostylic

a.

Having the mandible suspended by the hyomandibular, or upper part of the hyoid arch, as in fishes, instead of directly articulated with the skull as in mammals; -- said of the skull.

Jackal

n.

One who does mean work for another's advantage, as jackals were once thought to kill game which lions appropriated.

False

a.

To betray; to falsify.

Lay

v. t.

To bring forth and deposit; as, to lay eggs.

Flemer

n.

One who, or that which, banishes or expels.

Zirco-

A combining form (also used adjectively) designating zirconium as an element of certain double compounds; zircono-; as in zircofluoric acid, sodium zircofluoride.