Underfaction

n.

A subordinate party or faction.

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Scorching

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Scorch

Fattish

a.

Somewhat fat; inclined to fatness.

Fly

v. i.

A hook dressed in imitation of a fly, -- used for fishing.

Guesser

n.

One who guesses; one who forms or gives an opinion without means of knowing.

Refectories

pl.

of Refectory

Xiphioid

a.

Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a cetacean of the genus Xiphius or family Xiphiidae.

Recoupe

v. t.

To get an equivalent or compensation for; as, to recoup money lost at the gaming table; to recoup one's losses in the share market.

Heeded

imp. & p. p.

of Heed

Nott-pated

a.

Same as Nott-headed.

Forster

n.

A forester.

Lance

n.

One of the small paper cases filled with combustible composition, which mark the outlines of a figure.

Achilles' tendon

n.

The strong tendon formed of the united tendons of the large muscles in the calf of the leg, an inserted into the bone of the heel; -- so called from the mythological account of Achilles being held by the heel when dipped in the River Styx.