Figeater

n.

A large beetle (Allorhina nitida) which in the Southern United States destroys figs. The elytra are velvety green with pale borders.

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Alcoholize

v. t.

To reduce to a fine powder.

Foxing

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Fox

Abode

imp. & p. p.

of Abide

Key tone

See Keynote.

Afterguard

n.

The seaman or seamen stationed on the poop or after part of the ship, to attend the after-sails.

Hip

n.

The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog-rose (Rosa canina).

Sanity

n.

The condition or quality of being sane; soundness of health of body or mind, especially of the mind; saneness.

Repentless

a.

Unrepentant.

Verticle

n.

An axis; hinge; a turning point.

Gleet

v. i.

To flow in a thin, limpid humor; to ooze, as gleet.

Lapponic

a.

Laplandish; Lappish.

Gabelleman

n.

A gabeler.