Fest

n.

The fist.

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Harbingering

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Harbinger

Wanton

n.

One brought up without restraint; a pampered pet.

Jute

n.

The coarse, strong fiber of the East Indian Corchorus olitorius, and C. capsularis; also, the plant itself. The fiber is much used for making mats, gunny cloth, cordage, hangings, paper, etc.

Lernaea

n.

A Linnaean genus of parasitic Entomostraca, -- the same as the family Lernaeidae.

Heterocercy

n.

Unequal development of the tail lobes of fishes; the possession of a heterocercal tail.

Kilogram

n.

Alt. of Kilogramme

Gloaming

n.

Twilight; dusk; the fall of the evening.

Reconcilement

n.

Reconciliation.

Germ plasm

See Plasmogen, and Idioplasm.

Fistulous

a.

Having the form or nature of a fistula; as, a fistulous ulcer.

Hoist

n.

The perpendicular height of a flag, as opposed to the fly, or horizontal length when flying from a staff.

Grimaced

a.

Distorted; crabbed.