Scragged

a.

Rough with irregular points, or a broken surface; scraggy; as, a scragged backbone.

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Hackberry

n.

A genus of trees (Celtis) related to the elm, but bearing drupes with scanty, but often edible, pulp. C. occidentalis is common in the Eastern United States.

Feeze

n.

Fretful excitement. [Obs.] See Feaze.

Fondly

adv.

In a fond manner; affectionately; tenderly.

Reglet

n.

A strip of wood or metal of the height of a quadrat, used for regulating the space between pages in a chase, and also for spacing out title-pages and other open matter. It is graded to different sizes, and designated by the name of the type that it matches; as, nonpareil reglet, pica reglet, and the like.

Requin

n.

The man-eater, or white shark (Carcharodon carcharias); -- so called on account of its causing requiems to be sung.

Savoyard

n.

A native or inhabitant of Savoy.

Retrograde

v. i.

Hence, to decline from a better to a worse condition, as in morals or intelligence.

Half

v. t.

To halve. [Obs.] See Halve.

Realization

n.

The act of realizing, or the state of being realized.

Gyrogonite

n.

The petrified fruit of the Chara hispida, a species of stonewort. See Stonewort.

Hardiment

n.

Hardihood; boldness; courage; energetic action.

Actor

n.

An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.