Ferric

a.

Pertaining to, derived from, or containing iron. Specifically (Chem.), denoting those compounds in which iron has a higher valence than in the ferrous compounds; as, ferric oxide; ferric acid.

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Verrucose

a.

Covered with wartlike elevations; tuberculate; warty; verrucous; as, a verrucose capsule.

Hinny

n.

A term of endearment; darling; -- corrupted from honey.

Rearward

a. & adv.

At or toward the rear.

Remittitur

n.

A remission or surrender, -- remittitur damnut being a remission of excess of damages.

Glazing

n.

The glass set, or to be set, in a sash, frame. etc.

Fulcrate

a.

Propped; supported by accessory organs.

Amadou

n.

A spongy, combustible substance, prepared from fungus (Boletus and Polyporus) which grows on old trees; German tinder; punk. It has been employed as a styptic by surgeons, but its common use is as tinder, for which purpose it is prepared by soaking it in a strong solution of niter.

Hammerhead

n.

An African fruit bat (Hypsignathus monstrosus); -- so called from its large blunt nozzle.

Screw

n.

Anything shaped or acting like a screw; esp., a form of wheel for propelling steam vessels. It is placed at the stern, and furnished with blades having helicoidal surfaces to act against the water in the manner of a screw. See Screw propeller, below.

Hircinous

a.

Goatlike; of or pertaining to a goat or the goats.

Rudenture

n.

Cabling. See Cabling.

Neutrality

a.

Those who are neutral; a combination of neutral powers or states.