Fireworm

n.

The larva of a small tortricid moth which eats the leaves of the cranberry, so that the vines look as if burned; -- called also cranberry worm.

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Nonattendance

n.

A failure to attend; omission of attendance; nonappearance.

Hong

n.

A mercantile establishment or factory for foreign trade in China, as formerly at Canton; a succession of offices connected by a common passage and used for business or storage.

Father

n.

The Supreme Being and Creator; God; in theology, the first person in the Trinity.

Handed

a.

With hands joined; hand in hand.

Glaucic

a.

Of or pertaining to the Glaucium or horned poppy; -- formerly applied to an acid derived from it, now known to be fumaric acid.

Lactamide

n.

An acid amide derived from lactic acid, and obtained as a white crystalline substance having a neutral reaction. It is metameric with alanine.

Fingering

n.

The manner of using the fingers in playing or striking the keys of an instrument of music; movement or management of the fingers in playing on a musical instrument, in typewriting, etc.

Lend

v. t.

To allow the possession and use of, on condition of the return of an equivalent in kind; as, to lend money or some article of food.

Uncorruption

n.

Incorruption.

Grizzlies

pl.

of Grizzly

Aloe

n.

The inspissated juice of several species of aloe, used as a purgative.

Granulating

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Granulate