Abridgment

n.

The act of abridging, or the state of being abridged; diminution; lessening; reduction or deprivation; as, an abridgment of pleasures or of expenses.

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Fashionable

n.

A person who conforms to the fashions; -- used chiefly in the plural.

Aleutian

a.

Alt. of Aleutic

Health

n.

A wish of health and happiness, as in pledging a person in a toast.

House

v. t.

To take or put into a house; to shelter under a roof; to cover from the inclemencies of the weather; to protect by covering; as, to house one's family in a comfortable home; to house farming utensils; to house cattle.

Fancymonger

n.

A lovemonger; a whimsical lover.

Federalist

n.

An advocate of confederation; specifically (Amer. Hist.), a friend of the Constitution of the United States at its formation and adoption; a member of the political party which favored the administration of president Washington.

Navicular

a.

Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a boat or ship.

Warm-blooded

a.

Having warm blood; -- applied especially to those animals, as birds and mammals, which have warm blood, or, more properly, the power of maintaining a nearly uniform temperature whatever the temperature of the surrounding air. See Homoiothermal.

Naphtha

n.

The complex mixture of volatile, liquid, inflammable hydrocarbons, occurring naturally, and usually called crude petroleum, mineral oil, or rock oil. Specifically: That portion of the distillate obtained in the refinement of petroleum which is intermediate between the lighter gasoline and the heavier benzine, and has a specific gravity of about 0.7, -- used as a solvent for varnishes, as a carburetant, illuminant, etc.

Flexural

a.

Of, pertaining to, or resulting from, flexure; of the nature of, or characterized by, flexure; as, flexural elasticity.

Kennelled

of Kennel

Paleocarida

n. pl.

Same as Merostomata.