3 letter words whose second letter is O
Boa (n.) A genus of large American serpents, including the boa constrictor, the emperor boa of Mexico (B. imperator), and the chevalier boa of Peru (B. eques).
Boa (n.) A long, round fur tippet; -- so called from its resemblance in shape to the boa constrictor.
Bob (n.) Anything that hangs so as to play loosely, or with a short abrupt motion, as at the end of a string; a pendant; as, the bob at the end of a kite's tail.
Bob (n.) A knot of worms, or of rags, on a string, used in angling, as for eels; formerly, a worm suitable for bait.
Bob (n.) A small piece of cork or light wood attached to a fishing
Bob (n.) The ball or heavy part of a pendulum; also, the ball or weight at the end of a plumb
Bob (n.) A small wheel, made of leather, with rounded edges, used in polishing spoons, etc.
Bob (n.) A short, jerking motion; act of bobbing; as, a bob of the head.
Bob (n.) A working beam.
Bob (n.) A knot or short curl of hair; also, a bob wig.
Bob (n.) A peculiar mode of ringing changes on bells.
Bob (n.) The refrain of a song.
Bob (n.) A blow; a shake or jog; a rap, as with the fist.
Bob (n.) A jeer or flout; a sharp jest or taunt; a trick.
Bob (n.) A shilling.
Bob (n.) To cause to move in a short, jerking manner; to move (a thing) with a bob.
Bob (n.) To strike with a quick, light blow; to tap.
Bob (n.) To cheat; to gain by fraud or cheating; to filch.
Bob (n.) To mock or delude; to cheat.
Bob (n.) To cut short; as, to bob the hair, or a horse's tail.
Bob (v. i.) To have a short, jerking motion; to play to and fro, or up and down; to play loosely against anything.
Bob (v. i.) To angle with a bob. See Bob, n., 2 & 3.
Bog (n.) A quagmire filled with decayed moss and other vegetable matter; wet spongy ground where a heavy body is apt to sink; a marsh; a morass.
Bog (n.) A little elevated spot or clump of earth, roots, and grass, in a marsh or swamp.
Bog (v. t.) To sink, as into a bog; to submerge in a bog; to cause to sink and stick, as in mud and mire.
Bom (n.) A large American serpent, so called from the sound it makes.
Bon (a.) Good; valid as security for something.
Bos (n.) A genus of ruminant quadrupeds, including the wild and domestic cattle, distinguished by a stout body, hollow horns, and a large fold of skin hanging from the neck.
Bot (n.) See Bots.
Bow (v. t.) To cause to deviate from straightness; to bend; to inflect; to make crooked or curved.
Bow (v. t.) To exercise powerful or controlling influence over; to bend, figuratively; to turn; to inc
Bow (v. t.) To bend or inc
Bow (v. t.) To cause to bend down; to prostrate; to depress,;/ to crush; to subdue.
Bow (v. t.) To express by bowing; as, to bow one's thanks.
Bow (v. i.) To bend; to curve.
Bow (v. i.) To stop.
Bow (v. i.) To bend the head, knee, or body, in token of reverence or submission; -- often with down.
Bow (v. i.) To inc
Bow (n.) An inclination of the head, or a bending of the body, in token of reverence, respect, civility, or submission; an obeisance; as, a bow of deep humility.
Bow (v. t.) Anything bent, or in the form of a curve, as the rainbow.
Bow (v. t.) A weapon made of a strip of wood, or other elastic material, with a cord connecting the two ends, by means of which an arrow is propelled.
Bow (v. t.) An ornamental knot, with projecting loops, formed by doubling a ribbon or string.
Bow (v. t.) The U-shaped piece which embraces the neck of an ox and fastens it to the yoke.
Bow (v. t.) An appliance consisting of an elastic rod, with a number of horse hairs stretched from end to end of it, used in playing on a stringed instrument.
Bow (v. t.) An arcograph.
Bow (v. t.) Any instrument consisting of an elastic rod, with ends connected by a string, employed for giving reciprocating motion to a drill, or for preparing and arranging the hair, fur, etc., used by hatters.
Bow (v. t.) A rude sort of quadrant formerly used for taking the sun's altitude at sea.
Bow (sing. or pl.) Two pieces of wood which form the arched forward part of a saddletree.
Bow (v. i.) To play (music) with a bow.
Bow (v. i. ) To manage the bow.
Bow (n.) The bending or rounded part of a ship forward; the stream or prow.
Bow (n.) One who rows in the forward part of a boat; the bow oar.
Box (n.) A tree or shrub, flourishing in different parts of the world. The common box (Buxus sempervirens) has two varieties, one of which, the dwarf box (B. suffruticosa), is much used for borders in gardens. The wood of the tree varieties, being very hard and smooth, is extensively used in the arts, as by turners, engravers, mathematical instrument makers, etc.
Box (n.) A receptacle or case of any firm material and of various shapes.
Box (n.) The quantity that a box contain.
Box (n.) A space with a few seats partitioned off in a theater, or other place of public amusement.
Box (n.) A chest or any receptacle for the deposit of money; as, a poor box; a contribution box.
Box (n.) A small country house.
Box (n.) A boxlike shed for shelter; as, a sentry box.
Box (n.) An axle box, journal box, journal bearing, or bushing.
Box (n.) A chamber or section of tube in which a valve works; the bucket of a lifting pump.
Box (n.) The driver's seat on a carriage or coach.
Box (n.) A present in a box; a present; esp. a Christmas box or gift.
Box (n.) The square in which the pitcher stands.
Box (n.) A Mediterranean food fish; the bogue.
Box (v. t.) To inclose in a box.
Box (v. t.) To furnish with boxes, as a wheel.
Box (v. t.) To inclose with boarding, lathing, etc., so as to bring to a required form.
Box (n.) A blow on the head or ear with the hand.
Box (v. i.) To fight with the fist; to combat with, or as with, the hand or fist; to spar.
Box (v. t.) To strike with the hand or fist, especially to strike on the ear, or on the side of the head.
Box (v. t.) To boxhaul.
Boy (n.) A male child, from birth to the age of puberty; a lad; hence, a son.
Boy (v. t.) To act as a boy; -- in allusion to the former practice of boys acting women's parts on the stage.
Co- () A form of the prefix com-, signifying with, together, in conjunction, joint. It is used before vowels and some consonants. See Com-.
Cob (n.) The top or head of anything.
Cob (n.) A leader or chief; a conspicuous person, esp. a rich covetous person.
Cob (n.) The axis on which the kernels of maize or indian corn grow.
Cob (n.) A spider; perhaps from its shape; it being round like a head.
Cob (n.) A young herring.
Cob (n.) A fish; -- also called miller's thumb.
Cob (n.) A short-legged and stout horse, esp. one used for the saddle.
Cob (n.) A sea mew or gull; esp., the black-backed gull (Larus marinus).
Cob (n.) A lump or piece of anything, usually of a somewhat large size, as of coal, or stone.
Cob (n.) A cobnut; as, Kentish cobs. See Cobnut.
Cob (n.) Clay mixed with straw.
Cob (n.) A punishment consisting of blows inflicted on the buttocks with a strap or a flat piece of wood.
Cob (n.) A Spanish coin formerly current in Ireland, worth abiut 4s. 6d.
Cob (v. t.) To strike
Cob (v. t.) To break into small pieces, as ore, so as to sort out its better portions.
Cob (v. t.) To punish by striking on the buttocks with a strap, a flat piece of wood, or the like.
Cod (n.) A husk; a pod; as, a peascod.
Cod (n.) A small bag or pouch.
Cod (n.) The scrotum.
Cod (n.) A pillow or cushion.
Cod (n.) An important edible fish (Gadus morrhua), taken in immense numbers on the northern coasts of Europe and America. It is especially abundant and large on the Grand Bank of Newfoundland. It is salted and dried in large quantities.
Cog (v. t.) To seduce, or draw away, by adulation, artifice, or falsehood; to wheedle; to cozen; to cheat.
Cog (v. t.) To obtrude or thrust in, by falsehood or deception; as, to cog in a word; to palm off.
Cog (v. i.) To deceive; to cheat; to play false; to lie; to wheedle; to cajole.
Cog (n.) A trick or deception; a falsehood.
Cog (n.) A tooth, cam, or catch for imparting or receiving motion, as on a gear wheel, or a lifter or wiper on a shaft; originally, a separate piece of wood set in a mortise in the face of a wheel.
Cog (n.) A kind of tenon on the end of a joist, received into a notch in a bearing timber, and resting flush with its upper surface.
Cog (n.) A tenon in a scarf joint; a coak.
Cog (n.) One of the rough pillars of stone or coal left to support the roof of a mine.
Cog (v. t.) To furnish with a cog or cogs.
Cog (n.) A small fishing boat.
Col (n.) A short ridge connecting two higher elevations or mountains; the pass over such a ridge.
Con (adv.) Against the affirmative side; in opposition; on the negative side; -- The antithesis of pro, and usually in connection with it. See Pro.
Con (v. t.) To know; to understand; to acknowledge.
Con (v. t.) To study in order to know; to peruse; to learn; to commit to memory; to regard studiously.
Con (v. t.) To conduct, or superintend the steering of (a vessel); to watch the course of (a vessel) and direct the helmsman how to steer.
Coo (v. i.) To make a low repeated cry or sound, like the characteristic note of pigeons or doves.
Coo (v. i.) To show affection; to act in a loving way. See under Bill, v. i.
Cop (n.) The top of a thing; the head; a crest.
Cop (n.) A conical or conical-ended mass of coiled thread, yarn, or roving, wound upon a spindle, etc.
Cop (n.) A tube or quill upon which silk is wound.
Cop (n.) Same as Merlon.
Cop (n.) A policeman.
Cor (n.) A Hebrew measure of capacity; a homer.
Cot (n.) A small house; a cottage or hut.
Cot (n.) A pen, coop, or like shelter for small domestic animals, as for sheep or pigeons; a cote.
Cot (n.) A cover or sheath; as, a roller cot (the clothing of a drawing roller in a spinning frame); a cot for a sore finger.
Cot (n.) A small, rudely-formed boat.
Cot (n.) A sleeping place of limited size; a little bed; a cradle; a piece of canvas extended by a frame, used as a bed.
Cow (n.) A chimney cap; a cowl
Cow (n.) The mature female of bovine animals.
Cow (n.) The female of certain large mammals, as whales, seals, etc.
Cow (v. t.) To depress with fear; to daunt the spirits or courage of; to overawe.
Cow (n.) A wedge, or brake, to check the motion of a machine or car; a chock.
Cox (n.) A coxcomb; a simpleton; a gull.
Coy (a.) Quiet; still.
Coy (a.) Shrinking from approach or familiarity; reserved; bashful; shy; modest; -- usually applied to women, sometimes with an implication of coquetry.
Coy (a.) Soft; gentle; hesitating.
Coy (v. t.) To allure; to entice; to decoy.
Coy (v. t.) To caress with the hand; to stroke.
Coy (v. i.) To behave with reserve or coyness; to shrink from approach or familiarity.
Coy (v. i.) To make difficulty; to be unwilling.
Coz (n.) A contraction of cousin.
Do. (n.) An abbreviation of Ditto.
Din (imp.) of Do
Dod (v. t.) To cut off, as wool from sheep's tails; to lop or clip off.
Doe (n.) A female deer or antelope; specifically, the female of the fallow deer, of which the male is called a buck. Also applied to the female of other animals, as the rabbit. See the Note under Buck.
Doe (n.) A feat. [Obs.] See Do, n.
Dog (n.) A quadruped of the genus Canis, esp. the domestic dog (C. familiaris).
Dog (n.) A mean, worthless fellow; a wretch.
Dog (n.) A fellow; -- used humorously or contemptuously; as, a sly dog; a lazy dog.
Dog (n.) One of the two constellations, Canis Major and Canis Minor, or the Greater Dog and the Lesser Dog. Canis Major contains the Dog Star (Sirius).
Dog (n.) An iron for holding wood in a fireplace; a firedog; an andiron.
Dog (n.) A grappling iron, with a claw or claws, for fastening into wood or other heavy articles, for the purpose of raising or moving them.
Dog (n.) An iron with fangs fastening a log in a saw pit, or on the carriage of a sawmill.
Dog (n.) A piece in machinery acting as a catch or clutch; especially, the carrier of a lathe, also, an adjustable stop to change motion, as in a machine tool.
Dog (v. t.) To hunt or track like a hound; to follow insidiously or indefatigably; to chase with a dog or dogs; to worry, as if by dogs; to hound with importunity.
Dom (n.) A title anciently given to the pope, and later to other church dignitaries and some monastic orders. See Don, and Dan.
Dom (n.) In Portugal and Brazil, the title given to a member of the higher classes.
Don (n.) Sir; Mr; Signior; -- a title in Spain, formerly given to noblemen and gentlemen only, but now common to all classes.
Don (n.) A grand personage, or one making pretension to consequence; especially, the head of a college, or one of the fellows at the English universities.
Don (v. t.) To put on; to dress in; to invest one's self with.
Doo (n.) A dove.
Dop (n.) Alt. of Doop
Dop (v. i.) To dip.
Dop (n.) A dip; a low courtesy.
Dor (n.) A large European scaraboid beetle (Geotrupes stercorarius), which makes a droning noise while flying. The name is also applied to allied American species, as the June bug. Called also dorr, dorbeetle, or dorrbeetle, dorbug, dorrfly, and buzzard clock.
Dor (n.) A trick, joke, or deception.
Dor (v. t.) To make a fool of; to deceive.
Dot (n.) A marriage portion; dowry.
Dot (n.) A small point or spot, made with a pen or other pointed instrument; a speck, or small mark.
Dot (n.) Anything small and like a speck comparatively; a small portion or specimen; as, a dot of a child.
Dot (v. t.) To mark with dots or small spots; as, to dot a
Dot (v. t.) To mark or diversify with small detached objects; as, a landscape dotted with cottages.
Dot (v. i.) To make dots or specks.
Dow (n.) A kind of vessel. See Dhow.
Dow (v. t.) To furnish with a dower; to endow.
Eon (n.) Alt. of Aeon
Eos (n.) Aurora, the goddess of morn.
Fob (n.) A little pocket for a watch.
Fob (v.t.) To beat; to maul.
Fob (v.t.) To cheat; to trick; to impose on.
Foe (n.) One who entertains personal enmity, hatred, grudge, or malice, against another; an enemy.
Foe (n.) An enemy in war; a hostile army.
Foe (n.) One who opposes on principle; an opponent; an adversary; an ill-wisher; as, a foe to religion.
Foe (v. t.) To treat as an enemy.
Fog (n.) A second growth of grass; aftergrass.
Fog (n.) Dead or decaying grass remaining on land through the winter; -- called also foggage.
Fog (v. t.) To pasture cattle on the fog, or aftergrass, of; to eat off the fog from.
Fog (v. i.) To practice in a small or mean way; to pettifog.
Fog (n.) Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its transparency. It differs from cloud only in being near the ground, and from mist in not approaching so nearly to fine rain. See Cloud.
Fog (n.) A state of mental confusion.
Fog (v. t.) To envelop, as with fog; to befog; to overcast; to darken; to obscure.
Fog (v. i.) To show indistinctly or become indistinct, as the picture on a negative sometimes does in the process of development.
Foh (interj.) An exclamation of abhorrence or contempt; poh; fle.
Fon (a.) A fool; an idiot.
Fop (n.) One whose ambition it is to gain admiration by showy dress; a coxcomb; an inferior dandy.
For (prep.) In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.
For (prep.) Indicating the antecedent cause or occasion of an action; the motive or inducement accompanying and prompting to an act or state; the reason of anything; that on account of which a thing is or is done.
For (prep.) Indicating the remoter and indirect object of an act; the end or final cause with reference to which anything is, acts, serves, or is done.
For (prep.) Indicating that in favor of which, or in promoting which, anything is, or is done; hence, in behalf of; in favor of; on the side of; -- opposed to against.
For (prep.) Indicating that toward which the action of anything is directed, or the point toward which motion is made; /ntending to go to.
For (prep.) Indicating that on place of or instead of which anything acts or serves, or that to which a substitute, an equivalent, a compensation, or the like, is offered or made; instead of, or place of.
For (prep.) Indicating that in the character of or as being which anything is regarded or treated; to be, or as being.
For (prep.) Indicating that instead of which something else controls in the performing of an action, or that in spite of which anything is done, occurs, or is; hence, equivalent to notwithstanding, in spite of; -- generally followed by all, aught, anything, etc.
For (prep.) Indicating the space or time through which an action or state extends; hence, during; in or through the space or time of.
For (prep.) Indicating that in prevention of which, or through fear of which, anything is done.
For (conj.) Because; by reason that; for that; indicating, in Old English, the reason of anything.
For (conj.) Since; because; introducing a reason of something before advanced, a cause, motive, explanation, justification, or the like, of an action related or a statement made. It is logically nearly equivalent to since, or because, but connects less closely, and is sometimes used as a very general introduction to something suggested by what has gone before.
For (n.) One who takes, or that which is said on, the affrimative side; that which is said in favor of some one or something; -- the antithesis of against, and commonly used in connection with it.
Fox (n.) A carnivorous animal of the genus Vulpes, family Canidae, of many species. The European fox (V. vulgaris or V. vulpes), the American red fox (V. fulvus), the American gray fox (V. Virginianus), and the arctic, white, or blue, fox (V. lagopus) are well-known species.
Fox (n.) The European dragonet.
Fox (n.) The fox shark or thrasher shark; -- called also sea fox. See Thrasher shark, under Shark.
Fox (n.) A sly, cunning fellow.
Fox (n.) Rope yarn twisted together, and rubbed with tar; -- used for seizings or mats.
Fox (n.) A sword; -- so called from the stamp of a fox on the blade, or perhaps of a wolf taken for a fox.
Fox (n.) A tribe of Indians which, with the Sacs, formerly occupied the region about Green Bay, Wisconsin; -- called also Outagamies.
Fox (n.) To intoxicate; to stupefy with drink.
Fox (n.) To make sour, as beer, by causing it to ferment.
Fox (n.) To repair the feet of, as of boots, with new front upper leather, or to piece the upper fronts of.
Fox (v. i.) To turn sour; -- said of beer, etc., when it sours in fermenting.
Foy (n.) Faith; allegiance; fealty.
Foy (n.) A feast given by one about to leave a place.
Goa (n.) A species of antelope (Procapra picticauda), inhabiting Thibet.
Gob (n.) Same as Goaf.
Gob (n.) A little mass or collection; a small quantity; a mouthful.
Gob (n.) The mouth.
God (a. & n.) Good.
God (n.) A being conceived of as possessing supernatural power, and to be propitiated by sacrifice, worship, etc.; a divinity; a deity; an object of worship; an idol.
God (n.) The Supreme Being; the eternal and infinite Spirit, the Creator, and the Sovereign of the universe; Jehovah.
God (n.) A person or thing deified and honored as the chief good; an object of supreme regard.
God (n.) Figuratively applied to one who wields great or despotic power.
God (v. t.) To treat as a god; to idolize.
Gog (n.) Haste; ardent desire to go.
Gon () imp. & p. p. of Go.
Got () imp. & p. p. of Get. See Get.
Hoa (interj.) A stop; a halt; a moderation of pace.
Hoa (interj.) Halloo! attend! -- a call to excite attention, or to give notice of approach.
Hoa (interj.) Stop! stand still! hold! -- a word now used by teamsters, but formerly to order the cessation of anything.
Hob (n.) The hub of a wheel. See Hub.
Hob (n.) The flat projection or iron shelf at the side of a fire grate, where things are put to be kept warm.
Hob (n.) A threaded and fluted hardened steel cutter, resembling a tap, used in a lathe for forming the teeth of screw chasers, worm wheels, etc.
Hob (n.) A fairy; a sprite; an elf.
Hob (n.) A countryman; a rustic; a clown.
Hod (n.) A kind of wooden tray with a handle, borne on the shoulder, for carrying mortar, brick, etc.
Hod (n.) A utensil for holding coal; a coal scuttle.
Hoe (n.) A tool chiefly for digging up weeds, and arranging the earth about plants in fields and gardens. It is made of a flat blade of iron or steel having an eye or tang by which it is attached to a wooden handle at an acute angle.
Hoe (n.) The horned or piked dogfish. See Dogfish.
Hoe (v. t.) To cut, dig, scrape, turn, arrange, or clean, with a hoe; as, to hoe the earth in a garden; also, to clear from weeds, or to loosen or arrange the earth about, with a hoe; as, to hoe corn.
Hoe (v. i.) To use a hoe; to labor with a hoe.
Hog (n.) A quadruped of the genus Sus, and allied genera of Suidae; esp., the domesticated varieties of S. scrofa, kept for their fat and meat, called, respectively, lard and pork; swine; porker; specifically, a castrated boar; a barrow.
Hog (n.) A mean, filthy, or gluttonous fellow.
Hog (n.) A young sheep that has not been shorn.
Hog (n.) A rough, flat scrubbing broom for scrubbing a ship's bottom under water.
Hog (n.) A device for mixing and stirring the pulp of which paper is made.
Hog (v. t.) To cut short like bristles; as, to hog the mane of a horse.
Hog (v. t.) To scrub with a hog, or scrubbing broom.
Hog (v. i.) To become bent upward in the middle, like a hog's back; -- said of a ship broken or strained so as to have this form.
Hol (a.) Whole.
Hoo (interj.) See Ho.
Hoo (interj.) Hurrah! -- an exclamation of triumphant joy.
Hop (v. i.) To move by successive leaps, as toads do; to spring or jump on one foot; to skip, as birds do.
Hop (v. i.) To walk lame; to limp; to halt.
Hop (v. i.) To dance.
Hop (n.) A leap on one leg, as of a boy; a leap, as of a toad; a jump; a spring.
Hop (n.) A dance; esp., an informal dance of ball.
Hop (n.) A climbing plant (Humulus Lupulus), having a long, twining, annual stalk. It is cultivated for its fruit (hops).
Hop (n.) The catkin or strobilaceous fruit of the hop, much used in brewing to give a bitter taste.
Hop (n.) The fruit of the dog-rose. See Hip.
Hop (v. t.) To impregnate with hops.
Hop (v. i.) To gather hops. [Perhaps only in the form Hopping, vb. n.]
Hot () imp. & p. p. of Hote.
Hot (superl.) Having much sensible heat; exciting the feeling of warmth in a great degree; very warm; -- opposed to cold, and exceeding warm in degree; as, a hot stove; hot water or air.
Hot (superl.) Characterized by heat, ardor, or animation; easily excited; firely; vehement; passionate; violent; eager.
Hot (superl.) Lustful; lewd; lecherous.
Hot (superl.) Acrid; biting; pungent; as, hot as mustard.
Hot () of Hote
Hot () of Hote
How (adv.) In what manner or way; by what means or process.
How (adv.) To what degree or extent, number or amount; in what proportion; by what measure or quality.
How (adv.) For what reason; from what cause.
How (adv.) In what state, condition, or plight.
How (adv.) By what name, designation, or title.
How (adv.) At what price; how dear.
Hox (v. t.) To hock; to hamstring. See Hock.
Hoy (n.) A small coaster vessel, usually sloop-rigged, used in conveying passengers and goods from place to place, or as a tender to larger vessels in port.
Hoy (interj.) Ho! Halloe! Stop!
Ios (pl. ) of Io
Ion (n.) One of the elements which appear at the respective poles when a body is subjected to electro-chemical decomposition. Cf. Anion, Cation.
Job (n.) A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.
Job (n.) A piece of chance or occasional work; any definite work undertaken in gross for a fixed price; as, he did the job for a thousand dollars.
Job (n.) A public transaction done for private profit; something performed ostensibly as a part of official duty, but really for private gain; a corrupt official business.
Job (n.) Any affair or event which affects one, whether fortunately or unfortunately.
Job (n.) A situation or opportunity of work; as, he lost his job.
Job (v. t.) To strike or stab with a pointed instrument.
Job (v. t.) To thrust in, as a pointed instrument.
Job (v. t.) To do or cause to be done by separate portions or lots; to sublet (work); as, to job a contract.
Job (v. t.) To buy and sell, as a broker; to purchase of importers or manufacturers for the purpose of selling to retailers; as, to job goods.
Job (v. t.) To hire or let by the job or for a period of service; as, to job a carriage.
Job (v. i.) To do chance work for hire; to work by the piece; to do petty work.
Job (v. i.) To seek private gain under pretense of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage.
Job (v. i.) To carry on the business of a jobber in merchandise or stocks.
Job (n.) The hero of the book of that name in the Old Testament; the typical patient man.
Joe (n.) See Johannes.
Jog (v. t.) To push or shake with the elbow or hand; to jostle; esp., to push or touch, in order to give notice, to excite one's attention, or to warn.
Jog (v. t.) To suggest to; to notify; to remind; to call the attention of; as, to jog the memory.
Jog (v. t.) To cause to jog; to drive at a jog, as a horse. See Jog, v. i.
Jog (v. i.) To move by jogs or small shocks, like those of a slow trot; to move slowly, leisurely, or monotonously; -- usually with on, sometimes with over.
Jog (n.) A slight shake; a shake or push intended to give notice or awaken attention; a push; a jolt.
Jog (n.) A rub; a slight stop; an obstruction; hence, an irregularity in motion of from; a hitch; a break in the direction of a
Jot (n.) An iota; a point; a tittle; the smallest particle. Cf. Bit, n.
Jot (v. t.) To set down; to make a brief note of; -- usually followed by down.
Joy (n.) The passion or emotion excited by the acquisition or expectation of good; pleasurable feelings or emotions caused by success, good fortune, and the like, or by a rational prospect of possessing what we love or desire; gladness; exhilaration of spirits; delight.
Joy (n.) That which causes joy or happiness.
Joy (n.) The sign or exhibition of joy; gayety; mirth; merriment; festivity.
Joy (n.) To rejoice; to be glad; to delight; to exult.
Joy (v. t.) To give joy to; to congratulate.
Joy (v. t.) To gladden; to make joyful; to exhilarate.
Joy (v. t.) To enjoy.
Kob (n.) Alt. of Koba
Kon (v. t.) To know. See Can, and Con.
Lob (n.) A dull, heavy person.
Lob (n.) Something thick and heavy.
Lob (v. t.) To let fall heavily or lazily.
Lob (v. t.) See Cob, v. t.
Lob (n.) The European pollock.
Log (n.) A Hebrew measure of liquids, containing 2.37 gills.
Log (n.) A bulky piece of wood which has not been shaped by hewing or sawing.
Log (n.) An apparatus for measuring the rate of a ship's motion through the water.
Log (n.) Hence: The record of the rate of ship's speed or of her daily progress; also, the full nautical record of a ship's cruise or voyage; a log slate; a log book.
Log (n.) A record and tabulated statement of the work done by an engine, as of a steamship, of the coal consumed, and of other items relating to the performance of machinery during a given time.
Log (n.) A weight or block near the free end of a hoisting rope to prevent it from being drawn through the sheave.
Log (v. t.) To enter in a ship's log book; as, to log the miles run.
Log (v. i.) To engage in the business of cutting or transporting logs for timber; to get out logs.
Log (v. i.) To move to and fro; to rock.
Lok (n.) Alt. of Loki
Loo (n.) An old game played with five, or three, cards dealt to each player from a full pack. When five cards are used the highest card is the knave of clubs or (if so agreed upon) the knave of trumps; -- formerly called lanterloo.
Loo (n.) A modification of the game of "all fours" in which the players replenish their hands after each round by drawing each a card from the pack.
Loo (v. t.) To beat in the game of loo by winning every trick.
Lop (n.) A flea.
Lop (v. t.) To cut off as the top or extreme part of anything; to sho/ -- by cutting off the extremities; to cut off, or remove as superfluous parts; as, to lop a tree or its branches.
Lop (v. t.) To cut partly off and bend down; as, to lop bushes in a hedge.
Lop (n.) That which is lopped from anything, as branches from a tree.
Lop (v. i.) To hang downward; to be pendent; to lean to one side.
Lop (v. t.) To let hang down; as, to lop the head.
Lop (a.) Hanging down; as, lop ears; -- used also in compound adjectives; as, lopeared; lopsided.
Los (n.) Praise. See Loos.
Lot (n.) That which happens without human design or forethought; chance; accident; hazard; fortune; fate.
Lot (n.) Anything (as a die, pebble, ball, or slip of paper) used in determining a question by chance, or without man's choice or will; as, to cast or draw lots.
Lot (n.) The part, or fate, which falls to one, as it were, by chance, or without his planning.
Lot (n.) A separate portion; a number of things taken collectively; as, a lot of stationery; -- colloquially, sometimes of people; as, a sorry lot; a bad lot.
Lot (n.) A distinct portion or plot of land, usually smaller than a field; as, a building lot in a city.
Lot (n.) A large quantity or number; a great deal; as, to spend a lot of money; lots of people think so.
Lot (n.) A prize in a lottery.
Lot (v. t.) To allot; to sort; to portion.
Low () strong imp. of Laugh.
Low (v. i.) To make the calling sound of cows and other bovine animals; to moo.
Low (n.) The calling sound ordinarily made by cows and other bovine animals.
Low (n.) A hill; a mound; a grave.
Low (n.) Fire; a flame; a light.
Low (v. i.) To burn; to blaze.
Low (superl.) Occupying an inferior position or place; not high or elevated; depressed in comparison with something else; as, low ground; a low flight.
Low (superl.) Not rising to the usual height; as, a man of low stature; a low fence.
Low (superl.) Near the horizon; as, the sun is low at four o'clock in winter, and six in summer.
Low (superl.) Sunk to the farthest ebb of the tide; as, low tide.
Low (superl.) Beneath the usual or remunerative rate or amount, or the ordinary value; moderate; cheap; as, the low price of corn; low wages.
Low (superl.) Not loud; as, a low voice; a low sound.
Low (superl.) Depressed in the scale of sounds; grave; as, a low pitch; a low note.
Low (superl.) Made, as a vowel, with a low position of part of the tongue in relation to the palate; as, / (/m), / (all).
Low (superl.) Near, or not very distant from, the equator; as, in the low northern latitudes.
Low (superl.) Numerically small; as, a low number.
Low (superl.) Wanting strength or animation; depressed; dejected; as, low spirits; low in spirits.
Low (superl.) Depressed in condition; humble in rank; as, men of low condition; the lower classes.
Low (superl.) Mean; vulgar; base; dishonorable; as, a person of low mind; a low trick or stratagem.
Low (superl.) Not elevated or sublime; not exalted or diction; as, a low comparison.
Low (superl.) Submissive; humble.
Low (superl.) Deficient in vital energy; feeble; weak; as, a low pulse; made low by sickness.
Low (superl.) Moderate; not intense; not inflammatory; as, low heat; a low temperature; a low fever.
Low (superl.) Smaller than is reasonable or probable; as, a low estimate.
Low (superl.) Not rich, high seasoned, or nourishing; plain; simple; as, a low diet.
Low (n.) The lowest trump, usually the deuce; the lowest trump dealt or drawn.
Low (adv.) In a low position or manner; not aloft; not on high; near the ground.
Low (adv.) Under the usual price; at a moderate price; cheaply; as, he sold his wheat low.
Low (adv.) In a low mean condition; humbly; meanly.
Low (adv.) In time approaching our own.
Low (adv.) With a low voice or sound; not loudly; gently; as, to speak low.
Low (adv.) With a low musical pitch or tone.
Low (adv.) In subjection, poverty, or disgrace; as, to be brought low by oppression, by want, or by vice.
Low (adv.) In a path near the equator, so that the declination is small, or near the horizon, so that the altitude is small; -- said of the heavenly bodies with reference to the diurnal revolution; as, the moon runs low, that is, is comparatively near the horizon when on or near the meridian.
Low (v. t.) To depress; to lower.
Loy (n.) A long, narrow spade for stony lands.
-mo () A suffix added to the names of certain numerals or to the numerals themselves, to indicate the number of leaves made by folding a sheet of paper; as, sixteenmo or 16mo; eighteenmo or 18mo. It is taken from the Latin forms similarly used; as, duodecimo, sextodecimo, etc. A small circle, placed after the number and near its top, is often used for -mo; as, 16!, 18!, etc.
Moa (n.) Any one of several very large extinct species of wingless birds belonging to Dinornis, and other related genera, of the suborder Dinornithes, found in New Zealand. They are allied to the apteryx and the ostrich. They were probably exterminated by the natives before New Zealand was discovered by Europeans. Some species were much larger than the ostrich.
Mob (n.) A mobcap.
Mob (v. t.) To wrap up in, or cover with, a cowl.
Mob (n.) The lower classes of a community; the populace, or the lowest part of it.
Mob (n.) A throng; a rabble; esp., an unlawful or riotous assembly; a disorderly crowd.
Mob (v. t.) To crowd about, as a mob, and attack or annoy; as, to mob a house or a person.
Moe (n.) A wry face or mouth; a mow.
Moe (v. i.) To make faces; to mow.
Moe (a., adv., & n.) More. See Mo.
MM. (pl. ) of Monsieur
Moo (adv., & n.) See Mo.
Moo (v. i.) To make the noise of a cow; to low; -- child's word.
Moo (n.) The lowing of a cow.
Mop (n.) A made-up face; a grimace.
Mop (v. i.) To make a wry mouth.
Mop (n.) An implement for washing floors, or the like, made of a piece of cloth, or a collection of thrums, or coarse yarn, fastened to a handle.
Mop (n.) A fair where servants are hired.
Mop (n.) The young of any animal; also, a young girl; a moppet.
Mop (v. t.) To rub or wipe with a mop, or as with a mop; as, to mop a floor; to mop one's face with a handkerchief.
Mot (Sing. pres. ind.) of Mot
Mot (pl.) of Mot
Mot (v.) May; must; might.
Mot (n.) A word; hence, a motto; a device.
Mot (n.) A pithy or witty saying; a witticism.
Mot (n.) A note or brief strain on a bugle.
Mow (n.) A wry face.
Mow (v. i.) To make mouths.
Mow (n.) Same as Mew, a gull.
Mow (pres. sing.) of Mow
Mow (v.) May; can.
Mow (v. t.) To cut down, as grass, with a scythe or machine.
Mow (v. t.) To cut the grass from; as, to mow a meadow.
Mow (v. t.) To cut down; to cause to fall in rows or masses, as in mowing grass; -- with down; as, a discharge of grapeshot mows down whole ranks of men.
Mow (v. i.) To cut grass, etc., with a scythe, or with a machine; to cut grass for hay.
Mow (n.) A heap or mass of hay or of sheaves of grain stowed in a barn.
Mow (n.) The place in a barn where hay or grain in the sheaf is stowed.
Mow (v. t.) To lay, as hay or sheaves of grain, in a heap or mass in a barn; to pile and stow away.
Nob (n.) The head.
Nob (n.) A person in a superior position in life; a nobleman.
Nod (v. i.) To bend or inc
Nod (v. i.) To inc
Nod (v. i.) To be drowsy or dull; to be careless.
Nod (v. t.) To inc
Nod (v. t.) To signify by a nod; as, to nod approbation.
Nod (v. t.) To cause to bend.
Nod (n.) A dropping or bending forward of the upper oart or top of anything.
Nod (n.) A quick or slight downward or forward motion of the head, in assent, in familiar salutation, in drowsiness, or in giving a signal, or a command.
Nof () Not of; nor of.
Nog (n.) A noggin.
Nog (n.) A kind of strong ale.
Nog (n.) A wooden block, of the size of a brick, built into a wall, as a hold for the nails of woodwork.
Nog (n.) One of the square logs of wood used in a pile to support the roof of a mine.
Nog (n.) A treenail to fasten the shores.
Nog (v. t.) To fill in, as between scantling, with brickwork.
Nog (v. t.) To fasten, as shores, with treenails.
Nom (n.) Name.
Non (a.) No; not. See No, a.
Nor (conj.) A negative connective or particle, introducing the second member or clause of a negative proposition, following neither, or not, in the first member or clause (as or in affirmative propositions follows either). Nor is also used sometimes in the first member for neither, and sometimes the neither is omitted and implied by the use of nor.
Not () Wot not; know not; knows not.
Not (a.) Shorn; shaven.
Not (adv.) A word used to express negation, prohibition, denial, or refusal.
Now (adv.) At the present time; at this moment; at the time of speaking; instantly; as, I will write now.
Now (adv.) Very lately; not long ago.
Now (adv.) At a time contemporaneous with something spoken of or contemplated; at a particular time referred to.
Now (adv.) In present circumstances; things being as they are; -- hence, used as a connective particle, to introduce an inference or an explanation.
Now (a.) Existing at the present time; present.
Now (n.) The present time or moment; the present.
Noy (v. t.) To annoy; to vex.
Noy (n.) That which annoys.
Ook (n.) Oak.
Oon (a.) One.
Oop (v. t.) To bind with a thread or cord; to join; to unite.
Poa (n.) A genus of grasses, including a great number of species, as the kinds called meadow grass, Kentucky blue grass, June grass, and spear grass (which see).
Pod (n.) A bag; a pouch.
Pod (n.) A capsule of plant, especially a legume; a dry dehiscent fruit. See Illust. of Angiospermous.
Pod (n.) A considerable number of animals closely clustered together; -- said of seals.
Pod (v. i.) To swell; to fill; also, to produce pods.
Poe (n.) Same as Poi.
Poh (interj.) An exclamation expressing contempt or disgust; bah !
Poi (n.) A national food of the Hawaiians, made by baking and pounding the kalo (or taro) root, and reducing it to a thin paste, which is allowed to ferment.
Pop (n.) A small, sharp, quick explosive sound or report; as, to go off with a pop.
Pop (n.) An unintoxicating beverage which expels the cork with a pop from the bottle containing it; as, ginger pop; lemon pop, etc.
Pop (n.) The European redwing.
Pop (v. i.) To make a pop, or sharp, quick sound; as, the muskets popped away on all sides.
Pop (v. i.) To enter, or issue forth, with a quick, sudden movement; to move from place to place suddenly; to dart; -- with in, out, upon, off, etc.
Pop (v. i.) To burst open with a pop, when heated over a fire; as, this corn pops well.
Pop (v. t.) To thrust or push suddenly; to offer suddenly; to bring suddenly and unexpectedly to notice; as, to pop one's head in at the door.
Pop (v. t.) To cause to pop; to cause to burst open by heat, as grains of Indian corn; as, to pop corn or chestnuts.
Pop (adv.) Like a pop; suddenly; unexpectedly.
Pot (n.) A metallic or earthen vessel, appropriated to any of a great variety of uses, as for boiling meat or vegetables, for holding liquids, for plants, etc.; as, a quart pot; a flower pot; a bean pot.
Pot (n.) An earthen or pewter cup for liquors; a mug.
Pot (n.) The quantity contained in a pot; a potful; as, a pot of ale.
Pot (n.) A metal or earthenware extension of a flue above the top of a chimney; a chimney pot.
Pot (n.) A crucible; as, a graphite pot; a melting pot.
Pot (n.) A wicker vessel for catching fish, eels, etc.
Pot (n.) A perforated cask for draining sugar.
Pot (n.) A size of paper. See Pott.
Pot (v. t.) To place or inclose in pots
Pot (v. t.) To preserve seasoned in pots.
Pot (v. t.) To set out or cover in pots; as, potted plants or bulbs.
Pot (v. t.) To drain; as, to pot sugar, by taking it from the cooler, and placing it in hogsheads, etc., having perforated heads, through which the molasses drains off.
Pot (v. t.) To pocket.
Pot (v. i.) To tipple; to drink.
Pox (n.) Strictly, a disease by pustules or eruptions of any kind, but chiefly or wholly restricted to three or four diseases, -- the smallpox, the chicken pox, and the vaccine and the venereal diseases.
Pox (v. t.) To infect with the pox, or syphilis.
Poy (n.) A support; -- used in composition; as, teapoy.
Poy (n.) A ropedancer's balancing pole.
Poy (n.) A long boat hook by which barges are propelled against the stream.
Rob (n.) The inspissated juice of ripe fruit, obtained by evaporation of the juice over a fire till it acquires the consistence of a sirup. It is sometimes mixed with honey or sugar.
Rob (v. t.) To take (something) away from by force; to strip by stealing; to plunder; to pillage; to steal from.
Rob (v. t.) To take the property of (any one) from his person, or in his presence, feloniously, and against his will, by violence or by putting him in fear.
Rob (v. t.) To deprive of, or withhold from, unjustly or injuriously; to defraud; as, to rob one of his rest, or of his good name; a tree robs the plants near it of sunlight.
Rob (v. i.) To take that which belongs to another, without right or permission, esp. by violence.
Roc (n.) A monstrous bird of Arabian mythology.
Rod (n.) A straight and slender stick; a wand; hence, any slender bar, as of wood or metal (applied to various purposes).
Rod (n.) An instrument of punishment or correction; figuratively, chastisement.
Rod (n.) A kind of sceptor, or badge of office; hence, figuratively, power; authority; tyranny; oppression.
Rod (n.) A support for a fishing
Rod (n.) A member used in tension, as for sustaining a suspended weight, or in tension and compression, as for transmitting reciprocating motion, etc.; a connecting bar.
Rod (n.) An instrument for measuring.
Rod (n.) A measure of length containing sixteen and a half feet; -- called also perch, and pole.
Roe (n.) A roebuck. See Roebuck.
Roe (n.) The female of any species of deer.
Roe (n.) The ova or spawn of fishes and amphibians, especially when still inclosed in the ovarian membranes. Sometimes applied, loosely, to the sperm and the testes of the male.
Roe (n.) A mottled appearance of light and shade in wood, especially in mahogany.
Rot (v. i.) To undergo a process common to organic substances by which they lose the cohesion of their parts and pass through certain chemical changes, giving off usually in some stages of the process more or less offensive odors; to become decomposed by a natural process; to putrefy; to decay.
Rot (v. i.) Figuratively: To perish slowly; to decay; to die; to become corrupt.
Rot (v. t.) To make putrid; to cause to be wholly or partially decomposed by natural processes; as, to rot vegetable fiber.
Rot (v. t.) To expose, as flax, to a process of maceration, etc., for the purpose of separating the fiber; to ret.
Rot (n.) Process of rotting; decay; putrefaction.
Rot (n.) A disease or decay in fruits, leaves, or wood, supposed to be caused by minute fungi. See Bitter rot, Black rot, etc., below.
Rot (n.) A fatal distemper which attacks sheep and sometimes other animals. It is due to the presence of a parasitic worm in the liver or gall bladder. See 1st Fluke, 2.
Row (a. & adv.) Rough; stern; angry.
Row (n.) A noisy, turbulent quarrel or disturbance; a brawl.
Row (n.) A series of persons or things arranged in a continued
Row (v. t.) To propel with oars, as a boat or vessel, along the surface of water; as, to row a boat.
Row (v. t.) To transport in a boat propelled with oars; as, to row the captain ashore in his barge.
Row (v. i.) To use the oar; as, to row well.
Row (v. i.) To be moved by oars; as, the boat rows easily.
Row (n.) The act of rowing; excursion in a rowboat.
Roy (n.) A king.
Roy (a.) Royal.
Sob (v. t.) To soak.
Sob (v. i.) To sigh with a sudden heaving of the breast, or with a kind of convulsive motion; to sigh with tears, and with a convulsive drawing in of the breath.
Sob (n.) The act of sobbing; a convulsive sigh, or inspiration of the breath, as in sorrow.
Sob (n.) Any sorrowful cry or sound.
Soc (n.) The lord's power or privilege of holding a court in a district, as in manor or lordship; jurisdiction of causes, and the limits of that jurisdiction.
Soc (n.) Liberty or privilege of tenants excused from customary burdens.
Soc (n.) An exclusive privilege formerly claimed by millers of grinding all the corn used within the manor or township which the mill stands.
Sod (n.) The rock dove.
Sod () imp. of Seethe.
Sod (n.) That stratum of the surface of the soil which is filled with the roots of grass, or any portion of that surface; turf; sward.
Sod (v. t.) To cover with sod; to turf.
Soe (n.) A large wooden vessel for holding water; a cowl.
Sol (n.) The sun.
Sol (n.) Gold; -- so called from its brilliancy, color, and value.
Sol (n.) A syllable applied in solmization to the note G, or to the fifth tone of any diatonic scale.
Sol (n.) The tone itself.
Sol (n.) A sou.
Sol (n.) A silver and gold coin of Peru. The silver sol is the unit of value, and is worth about 68 cents.
Son (n.) A male child; the male issue, or offspring, of a parent, father or mother.
Son (n.) A male descendant, however distant; hence, in the plural, descendants in general.
Son (n.) Any young male person spoken of as a child; an adopted male child; a pupil, ward, or any other male dependent.
Son (n.) A native or inhabitant of some specified place; as, sons of Albion; sons of New England.
Son (n.) The produce of anything.
Son (n.) Jesus Christ, the Savior; -- called the Son of God, and the Son of man.
Sop (v. t.) Anything steeped, or dipped and softened, in any liquid; especially, something dipped in broth or liquid food, and intended to be eaten.
Sop (v. t.) Anything given to pacify; -- so called from the sop given to Cerberus, as related in mythology.
Sop (v. t.) A thing of little or no value.
Sop (v. t.) To steep or dip in any liquid.
Sot (n.) A stupid person; a blockhead; a dull fellow; a dolt.
Sot (n.) A person stupefied by excessive drinking; an habitual drunkard.
Sot (a.) Sottish; foolish; stupid; dull.
Sot (v. t.) To stupefy; to infatuate; to besot.
Sot (v. i.) To tipple to stupidity.
Sou (n.) An old French copper coin, equivalent in value to, and now displaced by, the five-centime piece (/ of a franc), which is popularly called a sou.
Sow (v. i.) To sew. See Sew.
Sow (n.) The female of swine, or of the hog kind.
Sow (n.) A sow bug.
Sow (n.) A channel or runner which receives the rows of molds in the pig bed.
Sow (n.) The bar of metal which remains in such a runner.
Sow (n.) A mass of solidified metal in a furnace hearth; a salamander.
Sow (n.) A kind of covered shed, formerly used by besiegers in filling up and passing the ditch of a besieged place, sapping and mining the wall, or the like.
Sow (v. t.) To scatter, as seed, upon the earth; to plant by strewing; as, to sow wheat. Also used figuratively: To spread abroad; to propagate.
Sow (v. t.) To scatter seed upon, in, or over; to supply or stock, as land, with seeds. Also used figuratively: To scatter over; to besprinkle.
Sow (v. i.) To scatter seed for growth and the production of a crop; -- literally or figuratively.
Soy (n.) A Chinese and Japanese liquid sauce for fish, etc., made by subjecting boiled beans (esp. soja beans), or beans and meal, to long fermentation and then long digestion in salt and water.
Soy (n.) The soja, a kind of bean. See Soja.
To- (prep.) An obsolete intensive prefix used in the formation of compound verbs; as in to-beat, to-break, to-hew, to-rend, to-tear. See these words in the Vocabulary. See the Note on All to, or All-to, under All, adv.
Tod (n.) A bush; a thick shrub; a bushy clump.
Tod (n.) An old weight used in weighing wool, being usually twenty-eight pounds.
Tod (n.) A fox; -- probably so named from its bushy tail.
Tod (v. t. & i.) To weigh; to yield in tods.
Toe (n.) One of the terminal members, or digits, of the foot of a man or an animal.
Toe (n.) The fore part of the hoof or foot of an animal.
Toe (n.) Anything, or any part, corresponding to the toe of the foot; as, the toe of a boot; the toe of a skate.
Toe (n.) The journal, or pivot, at the lower end of a revolving shaft or spindle, which rests in a step.
Toe (n.) A lateral projection at one end, or between the ends, of a piece, as a rod or bolt, by means of which it is moved.
Toe (n.) A projection from the periphery of a revolving piece, acting as a cam to lift another piece.
Toe (v. t.) To touch or reach with the toes; to come fully up to; as, to toe the mark.
Toe (v. i.) To hold or carry the toes (in a certain way).
Tol (v. t.) To take away. See Toll.
Tom (n.) The knave of trumps at gleek.
Ton () pl. of Toe.
Ton (n.) The common tunny, or house mackerel.
Ton (n.) The prevailing fashion or mode; vogue; as, things of ton.
Ton (n.) A measure of weight or quantity.
Ton (n.) The weight of twenty hundredweight.
Ton (n.) Forty cubic feet of space, being the unit of measurement of the burden, or carrying capacity, of a vessel; as a vessel of 300 tons burden.
Ton (n.) A certain weight or quantity of merchandise, with reference to transportation as freight; as, six hundred weight of ship bread in casks, seven hundred weight in bags, eight hundred weight in bulk; ten bushels of potatoes; eight sacks, or ten barrels, of flour; forty cubic feet of rough, or fifty cubic feet of hewn, timber, etc.
Too (adv.) Over; more than enough; -- noting excess; as, a thing is too long, too short, or too wide; too high; too many; too much.
Too (adv.) Likewise; also; in addition.
Top (n.) A child's toy, commonly in the form of a conoid or pear, made to spin on its point, usually by drawing off a string wound round its surface or stem, the motion being sometimes continued by means of a whip.
Top (n.) A plug, or conical block of wood, with longitudital grooves on its surface, in which the strands of the rope slide in the process of twisting.
Top (n.) The highest part of anything; the upper end, edge, or extremity; the upper side or surface; summit; apex; vertex; cover; lid; as, the top of a spire; the top of a house; the top of a mountain; the top of the ground.
Top (n.) The utmost degree; the acme; the summit.
Top (n.) The highest rank; the most honorable position; the utmost attainable place; as, to be at the top of one's class, or at the top of the school.
Top (n.) The chief person; the most prominent one.
Top (n.) The crown of the head, or the hair upon it; the head.
Top (n.) The head, or upper part, of a plant.
Top (n.) A platform surrounding the head of the lower mast and projecting on all sudes. It serves to spead the topmast rigging, thus strengheningthe mast, and also furnishes a convenient standing place for the men aloft.
Top (n.) A bundle or ball of slivers of comkbed wool, from which the noils, or dust, have been taken out.
Top (n.) Eve; verge; point.
Top (n.) The part of a cut gem between the girdle, or circumference, and the table, or flat upper surface.
Top (n.) Top-boots.
Top (v. i.) To rise aloft; to be eminent; to tower; as, lofty ridges and topping mountains.
Top (v. i.) To predominate; as, topping passions.
Top (v. i.) To excel; to rise above others.
Top (v. t.) To cover on the top; to tip; to cap; -- chiefly used in the past participle.
Top (v. t.) To rise above; to excel; to outgo; to surpass.
Top (v. t.) To rise to the top of; to go over the top of.
Top (v. t.) To take off the or upper part of; to crop.
Top (v. t.) To perform eminently, or better than before.
Top (v. t.) To raise one end of, as a yard, so that that end becomes higher than the other.
Tor (n.) A tower; a turret.
Tor (n.) High-pointed hill; a rocky pinnacle.
Tot (n.) Anything small; -- frequently applied as a term of endearment to a little child.
Tot (n.) A drinking cup of small size, holding about half a pint.
Tot (n.) A foolish fellow.
Tow (n.) The coarse and broken part of flax or hemp, separated from the finer part by the hatchel or swingle.
Tow (v. t.) To draw or pull through the water, as a vessel of any kind, by means of a rope.
Tow (v. t.) A rope by which anything is towed; a tow
Tow (v. t.) The act of towing, or the state of being towed; --chiefly used in the phrase, to take in tow, that is to tow.
Tow (v. t.) That which is towed, or drawn by a tow
Toy (v. t.) A plaything for children; a bawble.
Toy (v. t.) A thing for amusement, but of no real value; an article of trade of little value; a trifle.
Toy (v. t.) A wild fancy; an odd conceit; idle sport; folly; trifling opinion.
Toy (v. t.) Amorous dalliance; play; sport; pastime.
Toy (v. t.) An old story; a silly tale.
Toy (v. t.) A headdress of
Toy (v. i.) To dally amorously; to trifle; to play.
Toy (v. t.) To treat foolishly.
Voe (n.) An inlet, bay, or creek; -- so called in the Orkney and Shetland Islands.
Vow (n.) A solemn promise made to God, or to some deity; an act by which one consecrates or devotes himself, absolutely or conditionally, wholly or in part, for a longer or shorter time, to some act, service, or condition; a devotion of one's possessions; as, a baptismal vow; a vow of poverty.
Vow (n.) Specifically, a promise of fidelity; a pledge of love or affection; as, the marriage vow.
Vow (n.) To give, consecrate, or dedicate to God, or to some deity, by a solemn promise; to devote; to promise solemnly.
Vow (n.) To assert solemnly; to asseverate.
Vow (v. i.) To make a vow, or solemn promise.
Vox (n.) A voice.
Woe (n.) Grief; sorrow; misery; heavy calamity.
Woe (n.) A curse; a malediction.
Woe (a.) Woeful; sorrowful.
Wol (v. t. & i.) See 2d Will.
Won () imp. & p. p. of Win.
Won (v. i.) To dwell or abide.
Won (n.) Dwelling; wone.
Woo (v. t.) To solicit in love; to court.
Woo (v. t.) To court solicitously; to invite with importunity.
Woo (v. i.) To court; to make love.
Wot () 1st & 3d pers. sing. pres. of Wit, to know. See the Note under Wit, v.
Wox () imp. of Wax.
Yon (a.) At a distance, but within view; yonder.
Yon (adv.) Yonder.
Yot (v. t.) To unite closely.
You (dat. & obj.) The pronoun of the second person, in the nominative, dative, and objective case, indicating the person or persons addressed. See the Note under Ye.
Yow (pron.) You.
Yox (v. i.) See Yex.
Zoa (pl. ) of Zoon
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