3 letter words whose second letter is i
Ais (pl. ) of Ai
Aid (v. t.) To support, either by furnishing strength or means in cooperation to effect a purpose, or to prevent or to remove evil; to help; to assist.
Aid (v. t.) Help; succor; assistance; relief.
Aid (v. t.) The person or thing that promotes or helps in something done; a helper; an assistant.
Aid (v. t.) A subsidy granted to the king by Parliament; also, an exchequer loan.
Aid (v. t.) A pecuniary tribute paid by a vassal to his lord on special occasions.
Aid (v. t.) An aid-de-camp, so called by abbreviation; as, a general's aid.
Ail (v. t.) To affect with pain or uneasiness, either physical or mental; to trouble; to be the matter with; -- used to express some uneasiness or affection, whose cause is unknown; as, what ails the man? I know not what ails him.
Ail (v. i.) To be affected with pain or uneasiness of any sort; to be ill or indisposed or in trouble.
Ail (n.) Indisposition or morbid affection.
Aim (v. i.) To point or direct a missile weapon, or a weapon which propels as missile, towards an object or spot with the intent of hitting it; as, to aim at a fox, or at a target.
Aim (v. i.) To direct the indention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor; -- followed by at, or by an infinitive; as, to aim at distinction; to aim to do well.
Aim (v. i.) To guess or conjecture.
Aim (v. t.) To direct or point, as a weapon, at a particular object; to direct, as a missile, an act, or a proceeding, at, to, or against an object; as, to aim a musket or an arrow, the fist or a blow (at something); to aim a satire or a reflection (at some person or vice).
Aim (v. i.) The pointing of a weapon, as a gun, a dart, or an arrow, in the
Aim (v. i.) The point intended to be hit, or object intended to be attained or affected.
Aim (v. i.) Intention; purpose; design; scheme.
Aim (v. i.) Conjecture; guess.
Air (n.) The fluid which we breathe, and which surrounds the earth; the atmosphere. It is invisible, inodorous, insipid, transparent, compressible, elastic, and ponderable.
Air (n.) Symbolically: Something unsubstantial, light, or volatile.
Air (n.) A particular state of the atmosphere, as respects heat, cold, moisture, etc., or as affecting the sensations; as, a smoky air, a damp air, the morning air, etc.
Air (n.) Any aeriform body; a gas; as, oxygen was formerly called vital air.
Air (n.) Air in motion; a light breeze; a gentle wind.
Air (n.) Odoriferous or contaminated air.
Air (n.) That which surrounds and influences.
Air (n.) Utterance abroad; publicity; vent.
Air (n.) Intelligence; information.
Air (n.) A musical idea, or motive, rhythmically developed in consecutive single tones, so as to form a symmetrical and balanced whole, which may be sung by a single voice to the stanzas of a hymn or song, or even to plain prose, or played upon an instrument; a melody; a tune; an aria.
Air (n.) In harmonized chorals, psalmody, part songs, etc., the part which bears the tune or melody -- in modern harmony usually the upper part -- is sometimes called the air.
Air (n.) The peculiar look, appearance, and bearing of a person; mien; demeanor; as, the air of a youth; a heavy air; a lofty air.
Air (n.) Peculiar appearance; apparent character; semblance; manner; style.
Air (n.) An artificial or affected manner; show of pride or vanity; haughtiness; as, it is said of a person, he puts on airs.
Air (n.) The representation or reproduction of the effect of the atmospheric medium through which every object in nature is viewed.
Air (n.) Carriage; attitude; action; movement; as, the head of that portrait has a good air.
Air (n.) The artificial motion or carriage of a horse.
Air (n.) To expose to the air for the purpose of cooling, refreshing, or purifying; to ventilate; as, to air a room.
Air (n.) To expose for the sake of public notice; to display ostentatiously; as, to air one's opinion.
Air (n.) To expose to heat, for the purpose of expelling dampness, or of warming; as, to air
Ait (n.) An islet, or little isle, in a river or lake; an eyot.
Ait (n.) Oat.
Bi- () In most branches of science bi- in composition denotes two, twice, or doubly; as, bidentate, two-toothed; biternate, doubly ternate, etc.
Bi- () In the composition of chemical names bi- denotes two atoms, parts, or equivalents of that constituent to the name of which it is prefixed, to one of the other component, or that such constituent is present in double the ordinary proportion; as, bichromate, bisulphide. Be- and di- are often used interchangeably.
Bib (n.) A small piece of cloth worn by children over the breast, to protect the clothes.
Bib (n.) An arctic fish (Gadus luscus), allied to the cod; -- called also pout and whiting pout.
Bib (n.) A bibcock.
Bib (v. t.) Alt. of Bibbe
Bib (v. i.) To drink; to sip; to tipple.
Bid () of Bid
Bad () of Bid
Bid () of Bid
Bid (v. t.) To make an offer of; to propose. Specifically : To offer to pay ( a certain price, as for a thing put up at auction), or to take (a certain price, as for work to be done under a contract).
Bid (v. t.) To offer in words; to declare, as a wish, a greeting, a threat, or defiance, etc.; as, to bid one welcome; to bid good morning, farewell, etc.
Bid (v. t.) To proclaim; to declare publicly; to make known.
Bid (v. t.) To order; to direct; to enjoin; to command.
Bid (v. t.) To invite; to call in; to request to come.
Bid () imp. & p. p. of Bid.
Bid (n.) An offer of a price, especially at auctions; a statement of a sum which one will give for something to be received, or will take for something to be done or furnished; that which is offered.
Bid (v. t.) To pray.
Bid (v. t.) To make a bid; to state what one will pay or take.
Big (superl.) Having largeness of size; of much bulk or magnitude; of great size; large.
Big (superl.) Great with young; pregnant; swelling; ready to give birth or produce; -- often figuratively.
Big (superl.) Having greatness, fullness, importance, inflation, distention, etc., whether in a good or a bad sense; as, a big heart; a big voice; big looks; to look big. As applied to looks, it indicates haughtiness or pride.
Big (n.) Alt. of Bigg
Big (v. t.) Alt. of Bigg
Bin (n.) A box, frame, crib, or inclosed place, used as a receptacle for any commodity; as, a corn bin; a wine bin; a coal bin.
Bin (v. t.) To put into a bin; as, to bin wine.
Bin () An old form of Be and Been.
Bis (adv.) Twice; -- a word showing that something is, or is to be, repeated; as a passage of music, or an item in accounts.
Bit (v.) The part of a bridle, usually of iron, which is inserted in the mouth of a horse, and having appendages to which the reins are fastened.
Bit (v.) Fig.: Anything which curbs or restrains.
Bit (v. t.) To put a bridle upon; to put the bit in the mouth of.
Bit () imp. & p. p. of Bite.
Bit (v.) A part of anything, such as may be bitten off or taken into the mouth; a morsel; a bite. Hence: A small piece of anything; a little; a mite.
Bit (v.) Somewhat; something, but not very great.
Bit (v.) A tool for boring, of various forms and sizes, usually turned by means of a brace or bitstock. See Bitstock.
Bit (v.) The part of a key which enters the lock and acts upon the bolt and tumblers.
Bit (v.) The cutting iron of a plane.
Bit (v.) In the Southern and Southwestern States, a small silver coin (as the real) formerly current; commonly, one worth about 12 1/2 cents; also, the sum of 12 1/2 cents.
Bit () 3d sing. pr. of Bid, for biddeth.
Bit (imp.) of Bite
Bit () of Bite
Cid (n.) Chief or commander; in Spanish literature, a title of Ruy Diaz, Count of Bivar, a champion of Christianity and of the old Spanish royalty, in the 11th century.
Cid (n.) An epic poem, which celebrates the exploits of the Spanish national hero, Ruy Diaz.
Cit (n.) A citizen; an inhabitant of a city; a pert townsman; -- used contemptuously.
Di- () A prefix, signifying twofold, double, twice
Di- () denoting two atoms, radicals, groups, or equivalents, as the case may be. See Bi-, 2.
Di- () A prefix denoting through; also, between, apart, asunder, across. Before a vowel dia-becomes di-; as, diactinic; dielectric, etc.
Dib (v. i.) To dip.
Dib (n.) One of the small bones in the knee joints of sheep uniting the bones above and below the joints.
Dib (n.) A child's game, played with dib bones.
Die (pl. ) of Dice
Did () imp. of Do.
Die (v. i.) To pass from an animate to a lifeless state; to cease to live; to suffer a total and irreparable loss of action of the vital functions; to become dead; to expire; to perish; -- said of animals and vegetables; often with of, by, with, from, and rarely for, before the cause or occasion of death; as, to die of disease or hardships; to die by fire or the sword; to die with horror at the thought.
Die (v. i.) To suffer death; to lose life.
Die (v. i.) To perish in any manner; to cease; to become lost or extinct; to be extinguished.
Die (v. i.) To sink; to faint; to pine; to languish, with weakness, discouragement, love, etc.
Die (v. i.) To become indifferent; to cease to be subject; as, to die to pleasure or to sin.
Die (v. i.) To recede and grow fainter; to become imperceptible; to vanish; -- often with out or away.
Die (v. i.) To disappear gradually in another surface, as where moldings are lost in a sloped or curved face.
Die (v. i.) To become vapid, flat, or spiritless, as liquor.
Die (n.) A small cube, marked on its faces with spots from one to six, and used in playing games by being shaken in a box and thrown from it. See Dice.
Die (n.) Any small cubical or square body.
Die (n.) That which is, or might be, determined, by a throw of the die; hazard; chance.
Die (n.) That part of a pedestal included between base and cornice; the dado.
Die (n.) A metal or plate (often one of a pair) so cut or shaped as to give a certain desired form to, or impress any desired device on, an object or surface, by pressure or by a blow; used in forging metals, coining, striking up sheet metal, etc.
Die (n.) A perforated block, commonly of hardened steel used in connection with a punch, for punching holes, as through plates, or blanks from plates, or for forming cups or capsules, as from sheet metal, by drawing.
Die (n.) A hollow internally threaded screw-cutting tool, made in one piece or composed of several parts, for forming screw threads on bolts, etc.; one of the separate parts which make up such a tool.
Dug (imp. & p. p.) of Dig
Dig (v. t.) To turn up, or delve in, (earth) with a spade or a hoe; to open, loosen, or break up (the soil) with a spade, or other sharp instrument; to pierce, open, or loosen, as if with a spade.
Dig (v. t.) To get by digging; as, to dig potatoes, or gold.
Dig (v. t.) To hollow out, as a well; to form, as a ditch, by removing earth; to excavate; as, to dig a ditch or a well.
Dig (v. t.) To thrust; to poke.
Dig (v. i.) To work with a spade or other like implement; to do servile work; to delve.
Dig (v. i.) To take ore from its bed, in distinction from making excavations in search of ore.
Dig (v. i.) To work like a digger; to study ploddingly and laboriously.
Dig (n.) A thrust; a punch; a poke; as, a dig in the side or the ribs. See Dig, v. t., 4.
Dig (v. t.) A plodding and laborious student.
Dim (superl.) Not bright or distinct; wanting luminousness or clearness; obscure in luster or sound; dusky; darkish; obscure; indistinct; overcast; tarnished.
Dim (superl.) Of obscure vision; not seeing clearly; hence, dull of apprehension; of weak perception; obtuse.
Dim (v. t.) To render dim, obscure, or dark; to make less bright or distinct; to take away the luster of; to darken; to dull; to obscure; to eclipse.
Dim (v. t.) To deprive of distinct vision; to hinder from seeing clearly, either by dazzling or clouding the eyes; to darken the senses or understanding of.
Dim (v. i.) To grow dim.
Din (n.) Loud, confused, harsh noise; a loud, continuous, rattling or clanging sound; clamor; roar.
Din (n.) To strike with confused or clanging sound; to stun with loud and continued noise; to harass with clamor; as, to din the ears with cries.
Din (n.) To utter with a din; to repeat noisily; to ding.
Din (v. i.) To sound with a din; a ding.
Dip (v. t.) To plunge or immerse; especially, to put for a moment into a liquid; to insert into a fluid and withdraw again.
Dip (v. t.) To immerse for baptism; to baptize by immersion.
Dip (v. t.) To wet, as if by immersing; to moisten.
Dip (v. t.) To plunge or engage thoroughly in any affair.
Dip (v. t.) To take out, by dipping a dipper, ladle, or other receptacle, into a fluid and removing a part; -- often with out; as, to dip water from a boiler; to dip out water.
Dip (v. t.) To engage as a pledge; to mortgage.
Dip (v. i.) To immerse one's self; to become plunged in a liquid; to sink.
Dip (v. i.) To perform the action of plunging some receptacle, as a dipper, ladle. etc.; into a liquid or a soft substance and removing a part.
Dip (v. i.) To pierce; to penetrate; -- followed by in or into.
Dip (v. i.) To enter slightly or cursorily; to engage one's self desultorily or by the way; to partake limitedly; -- followed by in or into.
Dip (v. i.) To inc
Dip (v. i.) To dip snuff.
Dip (n.) The action of dipping or plunging for a moment into a liquid.
Dip (n.) Inclination downward; direction below a horizontal
Dip (n.) A liquid, as a sauce or gravy, served at table with a ladle or spoon.
Dip (n.) A dipped candle.
Dis (n.) The god Pluto.
Dit (n.) A word; a decree.
Dit (n.) A ditty; a song.
Dit (v. t.) To close up.
-ti (pl. ) of Divertimento
Fib (n.) A falsehood; a lie; -- used euphemistically.
Fib (v. i.) To speak falsely.
Fib (v. t.) To tell a fib to.
Fid (n.) A square bar of wood or iron, used to support the topmast, being passed through a hole or mortise at its heel, and resting on the trestle trees.
Fid (n.) A wooden or metal bar or pin, used to support or steady anything.
Fid (n.) A pin of hard wood, tapering to a point, used to open the strands of a rope in splicing.
Fid (n.) A block of wood used in mounting and dismounting heavy guns.
Fie (interj.) An exclamation denoting contempt or dislike. See Fy.
Fig (n.) A small fruit tree (Ficus Carica) with large leaves, known from the remotest antiquity. It was probably native from Syria westward to the Canary Islands.
Fig (n.) The fruit of a fig tree, which is of round or oblong shape, and of various colors.
Fig (n.) A small piece of tobacco.
Fig (n.) The value of a fig, practically nothing; a fico; -- used in scorn or contempt.
Fig (n.) To insult with a fico, or contemptuous motion. See Fico.
Fig (n.) To put into the head of, as something useless o/ contemptible.
Fig (n.) Figure; dress; array.
Fil () imp. of Fall, v. i. Fell.
Fin (v. t.) To carve or cut up, as a chub.
Fin (n.) End; conclusion; object.
Fin (n.) An organ of a fish, consisting of a membrane supported by rays, or little bony or cartilaginous ossicles, and serving to balance and propel it in the water.
Fin (n.) A membranous, finlike, swimming organ, as in pteropod and heteropod mollusks.
Fin (n.) A finlike organ or attachment; a part of an object or product which protrudes like a fin
Fin (n.) The hand.
Fin (n.) A blade of whalebone.
Fin (n.) A mark or ridge left on a casting at the junction of the parts of a mold.
Fin (n.) The thin sheet of metal squeezed out between the collars of the rolls in the process of rolling.
Fin (n.) A feather; a sp
Fin (n.) A finlike appendage, as to submarine boats.
Fir (n.) A genus (Abies) of coniferous trees, often of large size and elegant shape, some of them valued for their timber and others for their resin. The species are distinguished as the balsam fir, the silver fir, the red fir, etc. The Scotch fir is a Pinus.
Fit () imp. & p. p. of Fight.
Fit (n.) In Old English, a song; a strain; a canto or portion of a ballad; a passus.
Fit (superl.) Adapted to an end, object, or design; suitable by nature or by art; suited by character, qualitties, circumstances, education, etc.; qualified; competent; worthy.
Fit (superl.) Prepared; ready.
Fit (superl.) Conformed to a standart of duty, properiety, or taste; convenient; meet; becoming; proper.
Fit (v. t.) To make fit or suitable; to adapt to the purpose intended; to qualify; to put into a condition of readiness or preparation.
Fit (v. t.) To bring to a required form and size; to shape aright; to adapt to a model; to adjust; -- said especially of the work of a carpenter, machinist, tailor, etc.
Fit (v. t.) To supply with something that is suitable or fit, or that is shaped and adjusted to the use required.
Fit (v. t.) To be suitable to; to answer the requirements of; to be correctly shaped and adjusted to; as, if the coat fits you, put it on.
Fit (v. i.) To be proper or becoming.
Fit (v. i.) To be adjusted to a particular shape or size; to suit; to be adapted; as, his coat fits very well.
Fit (n.) The quality of being fit; adjustment; adaptedness; as of dress to the person of the wearer.
Fit (n.) The coincidence of parts that come in contact.
Fit (n.) The part of an object upon which anything fits tightly.
Fit (n.) A stroke or blow.
Fit (n.) A sudden and violent attack of a disorder; a stroke of disease, as of epilepsy or apoplexy, which produces convulsions or unconsciousness; a convulsion; a paroxysm; hence, a period of exacerbation of a disease; in general, an attack of disease; as, a fit of sickness.
Fit (n.) A mood of any kind which masters or possesses one for a time; a temporary, absorbing affection; a paroxysm; as, a fit melancholy, of passion, or of laughter.
Fit (n.) A passing humor; a caprice; a sudden and unusual effort, activity, or motion, followed by relaxation or insction; an impulse and irregular action.
Fit (n.) A darting point; a sudden emission.
Fix (a.) Fixed; solidified.
Fix (v. t.) To make firm, stable, or fast; to set or place permanently; to fasten immovably; to establish; to implant; to secure; to make definite.
Fix (v. t.) To hold steadily; to direct unwaveringly; to fasten, as the eye on an object, the attention on a speaker.
Fix (v. t.) To transfix; to pierce.
Fix (v. t.) To render (an impression) permanent by treating with such applications as will make it insensible to the action of light.
Fix (v. t.) To put in order; to arrange; to dispose of; to adjust; to set to rights; to set or place in the manner desired or most suitable; hence, to repair; as, to fix the clothes; to fix the furniture of a room.
Fix (v. t.) To
Fix (v. i.) To become fixed; to settle or remain permanently; to cease from wandering; to rest.
Fix (v. i.) To become firm, so as to resist volatilization; to cease to flow or be fluid; to congeal; to become hard and malleable, as a metallic substance.
Fix (n.) A position of difficulty or embarassment; predicament; dilemma.
Fix (n.) fettling.
Gib (n.) A male cat; a tomcat.
Gib (v. i.) To act like a cat.
Gib (n.) A piece or slip of metal or wood, notched or otherwise, in a machine or structure, to hold other parts in place or bind them together, or to afford a bearing surface; -- usually held or adjusted by means of a wedge, key, or screw.
Gib (v. t.) To secure or fasten with a gib, or gibs; to provide with a gib, or gibs.
Gib (v. i.) To balk. See Jib, v. i.
Gid (a.) A disease of sheep, characterized by vertigo; the staggers. It is caused by the presence of the C/nurus, a larval tapeworm, in the brain. See C/nurus.
Gie (v. t.) To guide. See Gye .
Gie (v. t.) To give.
Gif (conj.) If.
Gig (n.) A fiddle.
Gig (v. t.) To engender.
Gig (n.) A kind of spear or harpoon. See Fishgig.
Gig (v. t.) To fish with a gig.
Gig (n.) A playful or wanton girl; a giglot.
Gig (n.) A top or whirligig; any little thing that is whirled round in play.
Gig (n.) A light carriage, with one pair of wheels, drawn by one horse; a kind of chaise.
Gig (n.) A long, light rowboat, generally clinkerbuilt, and designed to be fast; a boat appropriated to the use of the commanding officer; as, the captain's gig.
Gig (n.) A rotatory cylinder, covered with wire teeth or teasels, for teaseling woolen cloth.
Gim (a.) Neat; spruce.
Gin (n.) Against; near by; towards; as, gin night.
Gin (conj.) If.
Gan (imp. & p. p.) of Gin
Gon () of Gin
Gun () of Gin
Gin (v. i.) To begin; -- often followed by an infinitive without to; as, gan tell. See Gan.
Gin (n.) A strong alcoholic liquor, distilled from rye and barley, and flavored with juniper berries; -- also called Hollands and Holland gin, because originally, and still very extensively, manufactured in Holland. Common gin is usually flavored with turpentine.
Gin (n.) Contrivance; artifice; a trap; a snare.
Gin (n.) A machine for raising or moving heavy weights, consisting of a tripod formed of poles united at the top, with a windlass, pulleys, ropes, etc.
Gin (n.) A hoisting drum, usually vertical; a whim.
Gin (n.) A machine for separating the seeds from cotton; a cotton gin.
Gin (v. t.) To catch in a trap.
Gin (v. t.) To clear of seeds by a machine; as, to gin cotton.
Gip (v. t.) To take out the entrails of (herrings).
Gip (n.) A servant. See Gyp.
Git (n.) See Geat.
Hid () imp. & p. p. of Hide. See Hidden.
Hid (imp.) of Hide
Hid () of Hide
Hie (v. i.) To hasten; to go in haste; -- also often with the reciprocal pronoun.
Hie (n.) Haste; diligence.
Hot () of Hight
Him (pron.) Them. See Hem.
Him (pron.) The objective case of he. See He.
Hin (n.) A Hebrew measure of liquids, containing three quarts, one pint, one gill, English measure.
Hip (n.) The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle.
Hip (n.) The external angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides or skirts of a roof, which have their wall plates running in different directions.
Hip (n.) In a bridge truss, the place where an inc
Hip (v. t.) To dislocate or sprain the hip of, to fracture or injure the hip bone of (a quadruped) in such a manner as to produce a permanent depression of that side.
Hip (v. t.) To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock).
Hip (v. t.) To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.
Hip (n.) The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog-rose (Rosa canina).
Hip (interj.) Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurra!
Hip (n.) Alt. of Hipps
Hir (pron.) See Here, pron.
His (pron.) Belonging or pertaining to him; -- used as a pronominal adjective or adjective pronoun; as, tell John his papers are ready; formerly used also for its, but this use is now obsolete.
His (pron.) The possessive of he; as, the book is his.
Hit (pron.) It.
Hit () 3d pers. sing. pres. of Hide, contracted from hideth.
Hit (imp. & p. p.) of Hit
Hit (v. t.) To reach with a stroke or blow; to strike or touch, usually with force; especially, to reach or touch (an object aimed at).
Hit (v. t.) To reach or attain exactly; to meet according to the occasion; to perform successfully; to attain to; to accord with; to be conformable to; to suit.
Hit (v. t.) To guess; to light upon or discover.
Hit (v. t.) To take up, or replace by a piece belonging to the opposing player; -- said of a single unprotected piece on a point.
Hit (v. i.) To meet or come in contact; to strike; to clash; -- followed by against or on.
Hit (v. i.) To meet or reach what was aimed at or desired; to succeed, -- often with implied chance, or luck.
Hit (n.) A striking against; the collision of one body against another; the stroke that touches anything.
Hit (n.) A stroke of success in an enterprise, as by a fortunate chance; as, he made a hit.
Hit (n.) A peculiarly apt expression or turn of thought; a phrase which hits the mark; as, a happy hit.
Hit (n.) A game won at backgammon after the adversary has removed some of his men. It counts less than a gammon.
Hit (n.) A striking of the ball; as, a safe hit; a foul hit; -- sometimes used specifically for a base hit.
Jib (v. i.) A triangular sail set upon a stay or halyard extending from the foremast or fore-topmast to the bowsprit or the jib boom. Large vessels often carry several jibe; as, inner jib; outer jib; flying jib; etc.
Jib (v. i.) The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended.
Jib (v. i.) To move restively backward or sidewise, -- said of a horse; to balk.
Jig (n.) A light, brisk musical movement.
Jig (n.) A light, humorous piece of writing, esp. in rhyme; a farce in verse; a ballad.
Jig (n.) A piece of sport; a trick; a prank.
Jig (n.) A trolling bait, consisting of a bright spoon and a hook attached.
Jig (n.) A small machine or handy tool
Jig (n.) A contrivance fastened to or inclosing a piece of work, and having hard steel surfaces to guide a tool, as a drill, or to form a shield or templet to work to, as in filing.
Jig (n.) An apparatus or a machine for jigging ore.
Jig (v. t.) To sing to the tune of a jig.
Jig (v. t.) To trick or cheat; to cajole; to delude.
Jig (v. t.) To sort or separate, as ore in a jigger or sieve. See Jigging, n.
Jig (n.) To cut or form, as a piece of metal, in a jigging machine.
Jig (v. i.) To dance a jig; to skip about.
Jin (n.) Alt. of Jinn
Kid (n.) A young goat.
Kid (n.) A young child or infant; hence, a simple person, easily imposed on.
Kid (n.) A kind of leather made of the skin of the young goat, or of the skin of rats, etc.
Kid (n.) Gloves made of kid.
Kid (n.) A small wooden mess tub; -- a name given by sailors to one in which they receive their food.
Kid (v. i.) To bring forth a young goat.
Kid (n.) A fagot; a bundle of heath and furze.
Kid (p. p.) of Kythe.
Kid (v. t.) See Kiddy, v. t.
Kie (n. pl.) Kine; cows.
kin () A diminutive suffix; as, manikin; lambkin.
Kin (n.) A primitive Chinese instrument of the cittern kind, with from five to twenty-five silken strings.
Kin (n.) Relationship, consanguinity, or affinity; connection by birth or marriage; kindred; near connection or alliance, as of those having common descent.
Kin (n.) Relatives; persons of the same family or race.
Kin (a.) Of the same nature or kind; kinder.
Kip (n.) The hide of a young or small beef creature, or leather made from it; kipskin.
Kit (v. t.) To cut.
Kit (n.) A kitten.
Kit (n.) A small violin.
Kit (m.) A large bottle.
Kit (m.) A wooden tub or pail, smaller at the top than at the bottom; as, a kit of butter, or of mackerel.
Kit (m.) straw or rush basket for fish; also, any kind of basket.
Kit (m.) A box for working implements; hence, a working outfit, as of a workman, a soldier, and the like.
Kit (m.) A group of separate parts, things, or individuals; -- used with whole, and generally contemptuously; as, the whole kit of them.
Lib (v. t.) To castrate.
Lid (n.) That which covers the opening of a vessel or box, etc.; a movable cover; as, the lid of a chest or trunk.
Lid (n.) The cover of the eye; an eyelid.
Lid (n.) The cover of the spore cases of mosses.
Lid (n.) A calyx which separates from the flower, and falls off in a single piece, as in the Australian Eucalypti.
Lid (n.) The top of an ovary which opens transversely, as in the fruit of the purslane and the tree which yields Brazil nuts.
Lie (n.) See Lye.
Lie (n.) A falsehood uttered or acted for the purpose of deception; an intentional violation of truth; an untruth spoken with the intention to deceive.
Lie (n.) A fiction; a fable; an untruth.
Lie (n.) Anything which misleads or disappoints.
Lie (v. i.) To utter falsehood with an intention to deceive; to say or do that which is intended to deceive another, when he a right to know the truth, or when morality requires a just representation.
Lay (imp.) of Lie
Lie (adj.) To rest extended on the ground, a bed, or any support; to be, or to put one's self, in an horizontal position, or nearly so; to be prostate; to be stretched out; -- often with down, when predicated of living creatures; as, the book lies on the table; the snow lies on the roof; he lies in his coffin.
Lie (adj.) To be situated; to occupy a certain place; as, Ireland lies west of England; the meadows lie along the river; the ship lay in port.
Lie (adj.) To abide; to remain for a longer or shorter time; to be in a certain state or condition; as, to lie waste; to lie fallow; to lie open; to lie hid; to lie grieving; to lie under one's displeasure; to lie at the mercy of the waves; the paper does not lie smooth on the wall.
Lie (adj.) To be or exist; to belong or pertain; to have an abiding place; to consist; -- with in.
Lie (adj.) To lodge; to sleep.
Lie (adj.) To be still or quiet, like one lying down to rest.
Lie (adj.) To be sustainable; to be capable of being maintained.
Lie (n.) The position or way in which anything lies; the lay, as of land or country.
Lif (n.) The fiber by which the petioles of the date palm are bound together, from which various kinds of cordage are made.
Lig (v. i.) To rec
Lit () of Light
Lit () of Light
Lim (n.) A limb.
Lin (v. i.) To yield; to stop; to cease.
Lin (v. t.) To cease from.
Lin (n.) A pool or collection of water, particularly one above or below a fall of water.
Lin (n.) A waterfall, or cataract; as, a roaring lin.
Lin (n.) A steep ravine.
Lip (n.) One of the two fleshy folds which surround the orifice of the mouth in man and many other animals. In man the lips are organs of speech essential to certain articulations. Hence, by a figure they denote the mouth, or all the organs of speech, and sometimes speech itself.
Lip (n.) An edge of an opening; a thin projecting part of anything; a kind of short open spout; as, the lip of a vessel.
Lip (n.) The sharp cutting edge on the end of an auger.
Lip (n.) One of the two opposite divisions of a labiate corolla.
Lip (n.) The odd and peculiar petal in the Orchis family. See Orchidaceous.
Lip (n.) One of the edges of the aperture of a univalve shell.
Lip (v. t.) To touch with the lips; to put the lips to; hence, to kiss.
Lip (v. t.) To utter; to speak.
Lip (v. t.) To clip; to trim.
Lit () a form of the imp. & p. p. of Light.
Mid (superl.) Denoting the middle part; as, in mid ocean.
Mid (superl.) Occupying a middle position; middle; as, the mid finger; the mid hour of night.
Mid (superl.) Made with a somewhat elevated position of some certain part of the tongue, in relation to the palate; midway between the high and the low; -- said of certain vowel sounds; as, a (ale), / (/ll), / (/ld).
Mid (n.) Middle.
Mid (prep.) See Amid.
Mir (n.) A Russian village community.
Mir (n.) Same as Emir.
Mis (a. & adv.) Wrong; amiss.
Mix (v. t.) To cause a promiscuous interpenetration of the parts of, as of two or more substances with each other, or of one substance with others; to unite or blend into one mass or compound, as by stirring together; to mingle; to blend; as, to mix flour and salt; to mix wines.
Mix (v. t.) To unite with in company; to join; to associate.
Mix (v. t.) To form by mingling; to produce by the stirring together of ingredients; to compound of different parts.
Mix (v. i.) To become united into a compound; to be blended promiscuously together.
Mix (v. i.) To associate; to mingle.
Nib (n.) A small and pointed thing or part; a point; a prong.
Nib (n.) The bill or beak of a bird; the neb.
Nib (n.) The points of a pen; also, the pointed part of a pen; a short pen adapted for insertion in a holder.
Nib (n.) One of the handles which project from a scythe snath; also, [Prov. Eng.], the shaft of a wagon.
Nib (v. t.) To furnish with a nib; to point; to mend the point of; as, to nib a pen.
Nil (v. t.) Will not.
Nil (n. & a.) Nothing; of no account; worthless; -- a term often used for canceling, in accounts or bookkeeping.
Nam (imp.) of Nim
Nim (v. t.) To take; to steal; to filch.
Nin () Not in.
Nip (n.) A sip or small draught; esp., a draught of intoxicating liquor; a dram.
Nip (v. t.) To catch and inclose or compress tightly between two surfaces, or points which are brought together or closed; to pinch; to close in upon.
Nip (v. t.) To remove by pinching, biting, or cutting with two meeting edges of anything; to clip.
Nip (v. t.) Hence: To blast, as by frost; to check the growth or vigor of; to destroy.
Nip (v. t.) To vex or pain, as by nipping; hence, to taunt.
Nip (n.) A seizing or closing in upon; a pinching; as, in the northern seas, the nip of masses of ice.
Nip (n.) A pinch with the nails or teeth.
Nip (n.) A small cut, or a cutting off the end.
Nip (n.) A blast; a killing of the ends of plants by frost.
Nip (n.) A biting sarcasm; a taunt.
Nip (n.) A short turn in a rope.
Nis () Is not.
Nit (n.) The egg of a louse or other small insect.
Nix (fem.) One of a class of water spirits, commonly described as of a mischievous disposition.
Oil (n.) Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc. They are of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin and of varied composition, and they are variously used for food, for solvents, for anointing, lubrication, illumination, etc. By extension, any substance of an oily consistency; as, oil of vitriol.
Oil (v. t.) To smear or rub over with oil; to lubricate with oil; to anoint with oil.
Pic (n.) A Turkish cloth measure, varying from 18 to 28 inches.
Pie (n.) An article of food consisting of paste baked with something in it or under it; as, chicken pie; venison pie; mince pie; apple pie; pumpkin pie.
Pie (n.) See Camp, n., 5.
Pie (n.) A magpie.
Pie (n.) Any other species of the genus Pica, and of several allied genera.
Pie (n.) The service book.
Pie (n.) Type confusedly mixed. See Pi.
Pie (v. t.) See Pi.
Pig (n.) A piggin.
Pig (n.) The young of swine, male or female; also, any swine; a hog.
Pig (n.) Any wild species of the genus Sus and related genera.
Pig (n.) An oblong mass of cast iron, lead, or other metal. See Mine pig, under Mine.
Pig (n.) One who is hoggish; a greedy person.
Pig (v. t. & i.) To bring forth (pigs); to bring forth in the manner of pigs; to farrow.
Pig (v. t. & i.) To huddle or lie together like pigs, in one bed.
Pin (v. t.) To peen.
Pin (v. t.) To inclose; to confine; to pen; to pound.
Pin (n.) A piece of wood, metal, etc., generally cylindrical, used for fastening separate articles together, or as a support by which one article may be suspended from another; a peg; a bolt.
Pin (n.) Especially, a small, pointed and headed piece of brass or other wire (commonly tinned), largely used for fastening clothes, attaching papers, etc.
Pin (n.) Hence, a thing of small value; a trifle.
Pin (n.) That which resembles a pin in its form or use
Pin (n.) A peg in musical instruments, for increasing or relaxing the tension of the strings.
Pin (n.) A linchpin.
Pin (n.) A rolling-pin.
Pin (n.) A clothespin.
Pin (n.) A short shaft, sometimes forming a bolt, a part of which serves as a journal.
Pin (n.) The tenon of a dovetail joint.
Pin (n.) One of a row of pegs in the side of an ancient drinking cup to mark how much each man should drink.
Pin (n.) The bull's eye, or center, of a target; hence, the center.
Pin (n.) Mood; humor.
Pin (n.) Caligo. See Caligo.
Pin (n.) An ornament, as a brooch or badge, fastened to the clothing by a pin; as, a Masonic pin.
Pin (n.) The leg; as, to knock one off his pins.
Pin (n.) To fasten with, or as with, a pin; to join; as, to pin a garment; to pin boards together.
Pip (n.) A contagious disease of fowls, characterized by hoarseness, discharge from the nostrils and eyes, and an accumulation of mucus in the mouth, forming a "scale" on the tongue. By some the term pip is restricted to this last symptom, the disease being called roup by them.
Pip (n.) A seed, as of an apple or orange.
Pip (n.) One of the conventional figures or "spots" on playing cards, dominoes, etc.
Pip (v. i.) To cry or chirp, as a chicken; to peep.
Pit (n.) A large cavity or hole in the ground, either natural or artificial; a cavity in the surface of a body; an indentation
Pit (n.) The shaft of a coal mine; a coal pit.
Pit (n.) A large hole in the ground from which material is dug or quarried; as, a stone pit; a gravel pit; or in which material is made by burning; as, a lime pit; a charcoal pit.
Pit (n.) A vat sunk in the ground; as, a tan pit.
Pit (n.) Any abyss; especially, the grave, or hades.
Pit (n.) A covered deep hole for entrapping wild beasts; a pitfall; hence, a trap; a snare. Also used figuratively.
Pit (n.) A depression or hollow in the surface of the human body
Pit (n.) The hollow place under the shoulder or arm; the axilla, or armpit.
Pit (n.) See Pit of the stomach (below).
Pit (n.) The indentation or mark left by a pustule, as in smallpox.
Pit (n.) Formerly, that part of a theater, on the floor of the house, below the level of the stage and behind the orchestra; now, in England, commonly the part behind the stalls; in the United States, the parquet; also, the occupants of such a part of a theater.
Pit (n.) An inclosed area into which gamecocks, dogs, and other animals are brought to fight, or where dogs are trained to kill rats.
Pit (n.) The endocarp of a drupe, and its contained seed or seeds; a stone; as, a peach pit; a cherry pit, etc.
Pit (n.) A depression or thin spot in the wall of a duct.
Pit (v. t.) To place or put into a pit or hole.
Pit (v. t.) To mark with little hollows, as by various pustules; as, a face pitted by smallpox.
Pit (v. t.) To introduce as an antagonist; to set forward for or in a contest; as, to pit one dog against another.
Piu (adv.) A little more; as, piu allegro, a little more briskly.
Pix (n. & v.) See Pyx.
Rib (n.) One of the curved bones attached to the vertebral column and supporting the lateral walls of the thorax.
Rib (n.) That which resembles a rib in form or use.
Rib (n.) One of the timbers, or bars of iron or steel, that branch outward and upward from the keel, to support the skin or planking, and give shape and strength to the vessel.
Rib (n.) A ridge, fin, or wing, as on a plate, cylinder, beam, etc., to strengthen or stiffen it.
Rib (n.) One of the rods on which the cover of an umbrella is extended.
Rib (n.) A prominent
Rib (n.) A longitudinal strip of metal uniting the barrels of a double-barreled gun.
Rib (n.) The chief nerve, or one of the chief nerves, of a leaf.
Rib (n.) Any longitudinal ridge in a plant.
Rib (n.) In Gothic vaulting, one of the primary members of the vault. These are strong arches, meeting and crossing one another, dividing the whole space into triangles, which are then filled by vaulted construction of lighter material. Hence, an imitation of one of these in wood, plaster, or the like.
Rib (n.) A projecting mold, or group of moldings, forming with others a pattern, as on a ceiling, ornamental door, or the like.
Rib (n.) Solid coal on the side of a gallery; solid ore in a vein.
Rib (n.) An elongated pillar of ore or coal left as a support.
Rib (n.) A wife; -- in allusion to Eve, as made out of Adam's rib.
Rib (v. t.) To furnish with ribs; to form with rising
Rib (v. t.) To inclose, as with ribs, and protect; to shut in.
Rid () imp. & p. p. of Ride, v. i.
Rid (imp. & p. p.) of Rid
Rid (v. t.) To save; to rescue; to deliver; -- with out of.
Rid (v. t.) To free; to clear; to disencumber; -- followed by of.
Rid (v. t.) To drive away; to remove by effort or violence; to make away with; to destroy.
Rid (v. t.) To get over; to dispose of; to dispatch; to finish.
Rid () of Ride
Rid () of Ride
Rie (n.) See Rye.
Rig (n.) A ridge.
Rig (v. t.) To furnish with apparatus or gear; to fit with tackling.
Rig (v. t.) To dress; to equip; to clothe, especially in an odd or fanciful manner; -- commonly followed by out.
Rig (n.) The peculiar fitting in shape, number, and arrangement of sails and masts, by which different types of vessels are distinguished; as, schooner rig, ship rig, etc. See Illustration in Appendix.
Rig (n.) Dress; esp., odd or fanciful clothing.
Rig (n.) A romp; a wanton; one given to unbecoming conduct.
Rig (n.) A sportive or unbecoming trick; a frolic.
Rig (n.) A blast of wind.
Rig (v. i.) To play the wanton; to act in an unbecoming manner; to play tricks.
Rig (v. t.) To make free with; hence, to steal; to pilfer.
Rim (n.) The border, edge, or margin of a thing, usually of something circular or curving; as, the rim of a kettle or basin.
Rim (n.) The lower part of the abdomen.
Rim (v. t.) To furnish with a rim; to border.
Rip (n.) A wicker fish basket.
Rip (v. t.) To divide or separate the parts of, by cutting or tearing; to tear or cut open or off; to tear off or out by violence; as, to rip a garment by cutting the stitches; to rip off the skin of a beast; to rip up a floor; -- commonly used with up, open, off.
Rip (v. t.) To get by, or as by, cutting or tearing.
Rip (v. t.) To tear up for search or disclosure, or for alteration; to search to the bottom; to discover; to disclose; -- usually with up.
Rip (v. t.) To saw (wood) lengthwise of the grain or fiber.
Rip (n.) A rent made by ripping, esp. by a seam giving way; a tear; a place torn; laceration.
Rip (n.) A term applied to a mean, worthless thing or person, as to a scamp, a debauchee, or a prostitute, or a worn-out horse.
Rip (n.) A body of water made rough by the meeting of opposing tides or currents.
Ris (n.) A bough or branch; a twig.
Rit () 3d pers. sing. pres. of Ride, contracted from rideth.
Sib (n.) A blood relation.
Sib (a.) Related by blood; akin.
Sic (a.) Such.
Sic (adv.) Thus.
Sig (v. t.) Urine.
Sik (a.) Alt. of Sike
Sin (adv., prep., & conj.) Old form of Since.
Sin (n.) Transgression of the law of God; disobedience of the divine command; any violation of God's will, either in purpose or conduct; moral deficiency in the character; iniquity; as, sins of omission and sins of commission.
Sin (n.) An offense, in general; a violation of propriety; a misdemeanor; as, a sin against good manners.
Sin (n.) A sin offering; a sacrifice for sin.
Sin (n.) An embodiment of sin; a very wicked person.
Sin (n.) To depart voluntarily from the path of duty prescribed by God to man; to violate the divine law in any particular, by actual transgression or by the neglect or nonobservance of its injunctions; to violate any known rule of duty; -- often followed by against.
Sin (n.) To violate human rights, law, or propriety; to commit an offense; to trespass; to transgress.
Sip (v. t.) To drink or imbibe in small quantities; especially, to take in with the lips in small quantities, as a liquid; as, to sip tea.
Sip (v. t.) To draw into the mouth; to suck up; as, a bee sips nectar from the flowers.
Sip (v. t.) To taste the liquor of; to drink out of.
Sip (v. i.) To drink a small quantity; to take a fluid with the lips; to take a sip or sips of something.
Sip (n.) The act of sipping; the taking of a liquid with the lips.
Sip (n.) A small draught taken with the lips; a slight taste.
Sip (v. i.) See Seep.
Sir (n.) A man of social authority and dignity; a lord; a master; a gentleman; -- in this sense usually spelled sire.
Sir (n.) A title prefixed to the Christian name of a knight or a baronet.
Sir (n.) An English rendering of the LAtin Dominus, the academical title of a bachelor of arts; -- formerly colloquially, and sometimes contemptuously, applied to the clergy.
Sir (n.) A respectful title, used in addressing a man, without being prefixed to his name; -- used especially in speaking to elders or superiors; sometimes, also, used in the way of emphatic formality.
Sis (n.) A colloquial abbreviation of Sister.
Sis (n.) Six. See Sise.
Sit () obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Sit, for sitteth.
Sat (imp.) of Sit
Sat (p. p.) of Sit
Sit (v. t.) To rest upon the haunches, or the lower extremity of the trunk of the body; -- said of human beings, and sometimes of other animals; as, to sit on a sofa, on a chair, or on the ground.
Sit (v. t.) To perch; to rest with the feet drawn up, as birds do on a branch, pole, etc.
Sit (v. t.) To remain in a state of repose; to rest; to abide; to rest in any position or condition.
Sit (v. t.) To lie, rest, or bear; to press or weigh; -- with on; as, a weight or burden sits lightly upon him.
Sit (v. t.) To be adjusted; to fit; as, a coat sts well or ill.
Sit (v. t.) To suit one well or ill, as an act; to become; to befit; -- used impersonally.
Sit (v. t.) To cover and warm eggs for hatching, as a fowl; to brood; to incubate.
Sit (v. t.) To have position, as at the point blown from; to hold a relative position; to have direction.
Sit (v. t.) To occupy a place or seat as a member of an official body; as, to sit in Congress.
Sit (v. t.) To hold a session; to be in session for official business; -- said of legislative assemblies, courts, etc.; as, the court sits in January; the aldermen sit to-night.
Sit (v. t.) To take a position for the purpose of having some artistic representation of one's self made, as a picture or a bust; as, to sit to a painter.
Sit (v. t.) To sit upon; to keep one's seat upon; as, he sits a horse well.
Sit (v. t.) To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to; -- used reflexively.
Sit (v. t.) To suit (well / ill); to become.
Six (a.) One more than five; twice three; as, six yards.
Six (n.) The number greater by a unit than five; the sum of three and three; six units or objects.
Six (n.) A symbol representing six units, as 6, vi., or VI.
Tic (n.) A local and habitual convulsive motion of certain muscles; especially, such a motion of some of the muscles of the face; twitching; velication; -- called also spasmodic tic.
Tid (a.) Tender; soft; nice; -- now only used in tidbit.
Tie (v. t.) A knot; a fastening.
Tie (v. t.) A bond; an obligation, moral or legal; as, the sacred ties of friendship or of duty; the ties of allegiance.
Tie (v. t.) A knot of hair, as at the back of a wig.
Tie (v. t.) An equality in numbers, as of votes, scores, etc., which prevents either party from being victorious; equality in any contest, as a race.
Tie (v. t.) A beam or rod for holding two parts together; in railways, one of the transverse timbers which support the track and keep it in place.
Tie (v. t.) A
Tie (v. t.) Low shoes fastened with lacings.
Tie (v. t.) To fasten with a band or cord and knot; to bind.
Tie (v. t.) To form, as a knot, by interlacing or complicating a cord; also, to interlace, or form a knot in; as, to tie a cord to a tree; to knit; to knot.
Tie (v. t.) To unite firmly; to fasten; to hold.
Tie (v. t.) To hold or constrain by authority or moral influence, as by knotted cords; to oblige; to constrain; to restrain; to confine.
Tie (v. t.) To unite, as notes, by a cross
Tie (v. t.) To make an equal score with, in a contest; to be even with.
Tie (v. i.) To make a tie; to make an equal score.
Tig (n.) A game among children. See Tag.
Tig (n.) A capacious, flat-bottomed drinking cup, generally with four handles, formerly used for passing around the table at convivial entertainment.
Til (prep. & conj.) See Till.
Tin (n.) An elementary substance found as an oxide in the mineral cassiterite, and reduced as a soft white crystal
Tin (n.) Thin plates of iron covered with tin; tin plate.
Tin (n.) Money.
Tin (v. t.) To cover with tin or tinned iron, or to overlay with tin foil.
Tip (n.) The point or extremity of anything; a pointed or somewhat sharply rounded end; the end; as, the tip of the finger; the tip of a spear.
Tip (n.) An end piece or part; a piece, as a cap, nozzle, ferrule, or point, applied to the extreme end of anything; as, a tip for an umbrella, a shoe, a gas burner, etc.
Tip (n.) A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown.
Tip (n.) A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf.
Tip (n.) Rubbish thrown from a quarry.
Tip (v. t.) To form a point upon; to cover the tip, top, or end of; as, to tip anything with gold or silver.
Tip (v. t.) To strike slightly; to tap.
Tip (v. t.) To bestow a gift, or douceur, upon; to give a present to; as, to tip a servant.
Tip (v. t.) To lower one end of, or to throw upon the end; to tilt; as, to tip a cask; to tip a cart.
Tip (v. i.) To fall on, or inc
Tip (n.) A light touch or blow; a tap.
Tip (n.) A gift; a douceur; a fee.
Tip (n.) A hint, or secret intimation, as to the chances in a horse race, or the like.
Tit (n.) A small horse.
Tit (n.) A woman; -- used in contempt.
Tit (n.) A morsel; a bit.
Tit (n.) Any one of numerous species of small singing birds belonging to the families Paridae and Leiotrichidae; a titmouse.
Tit (n.) The European meadow pipit; a titlark.
Via (n.) A road way.
Via (prep.) By the way of; as, to send a letter via Queenstown to London.
Vie (v. i.) To stake a sum upon a hand of cards, as in the old game of gleek. See Revie.
Vie (v. i.) To strive for superiority; to contend; to use emulous effort, as in a race, contest, or competition.
Vie (v. t.) To stake; to wager.
Vie (v. t.) To do or produce in emulation, competition, or rivalry; to put in competition; to bandy.
Vie (n.) A contest for superiority; competition; rivalry; strife; also, a challenge; a wager.
Vim (n.) Power; force; energy; spirit; activity; vigor.
Vis (n.) Force; power.
Vis (n.) Physical force.
Vis (n.) Moral power.
Viz (adv.) To wit; that is; namely.
Wig (n.) A covering for the head, consisting of hair interwoven or united by a kind of network, either in imitation of the natural growth, or in abundant and flowing curls, worn to supply a deficiency of natural hair, or for ornament, or according to traditional usage, as a part of an official or professional dress, the latter especially in England by judges and barristers.
Wig (n.) An old seal; -- so called by fishermen.
Wig (v. t.) To censure or rebuke; to hold up to reprobation; to scold.
Wig (n.) A kind of raised seedcake.
Won (imp. & p. p.) of Win
Wan () of Win
Win (a.) To gain by superiority in competition or contest; to obtain by victory over competitors or rivals; as, to win the prize in a gate; to win money; to win a battle, or to win a country.
Win (a.) To allure to kindness; to bring to compliance; to gain or obtain, as by solicitation or courtship.
Win (a.) To gain over to one's side or party; to obtain the favor, friendship, or support of; to render friendly or approving; as, to win an enemy; to win a jury.
Win (a.) To come to by toil or effort; to reach; to overtake.
Win (a.) To extract, as ore or coal.
Win (v. i.) To gain the victory; to be successful; to triumph; to prevail.
Wis (adv.) Certainly; really; indeed.
Wis (v. t.) To think; to suppose; to imagine; -- used chiefly in the first person sing. present tense, I wis. See the Note under Ywis.
Wit (inf.) of Wit
Wot (pres. sing.) of Wit
Wit (n.) To know; to learn.
Wit (v.) Mind; intellect; understanding; sense.
Wit (v.) A mental faculty, or power of the mind; -- used in this sense chiefly in the plural, and in certain phrases; as, to lose one's wits; at one's wits' end, and the like.
Wit (v.) Felicitous association of objects not usually connected, so as to produce a pleasant surprise; also. the power of readily combining objects in such a manner.
Wit (v.) A person of eminent sense or knowledge; a man of genius, fancy, or humor; one distinguished for bright or amusing sayings, for repartee, and the like.
Yin (n.) A Chinese weight of 2/ pounds.
Yis (adv.) Yes.
Yit (conj.) Yet.
Zif (n.) The second month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, corresponding to our May.
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