Fern

a.

Ancient; old. [Obs.] "Pilgrimages to . . . ferne halwes." [saints].

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Heck

n.

A latticework contrivance for catching fish.

Vane

n.

A contrivance attached to some elevated object for the purpose of showing which way the wind blows; a weathercock. It is usually a plate or strip of metal, or slip of wood, often cut into some fanciful form, and placed upon a perpendicular axis around which it moves freely.

Alexandrian

a.

Applied to a kind of heroic verse. See Alexandrine, n.

Airer

n.

A frame on which clothes are aired or dried.

Go

v. i.

To pass away; to depart forever; to be lost or ruined; to perish; to decline; to decease; to die.

Gelding

v. t.

A castrated animal; -- usually applied to a horse, but formerly used also of the human male.

Redrew

imp.

of Redraw

Aftercrop

n.

A second crop or harvest in the same year.

Reductive

n.

A reductive agent.

Forefoot

n.

A piece of timber which terminates the keel at the fore end, connecting it with the lower end of the stem.

Rendering

n.

A version; translation; as, the rendering of the Hebrew text.

Uglesome

a.

Ugly.