6 letter words ending in er
Abaser (n.) He who, or that which, abases.
Abater (n.) One who, or that which, abates.
Abider (n.) One who abides, or continues.
Abider (n.) One who dwells; a resident.
Abuser (n.) One who abuses [in the various senses of the verb].
Acater (n.) See Caterer.
Adorer (n.) One who adores; a worshiper; one who admires or loves greatly; an ardent admirer.
Aether (n.) See Ether.
Affeer (v. t.) To confirm; to assure.
Affeer (v. t.) To assess or reduce, as an arbitrary penalty or amercement, to a certain and reasonable sum.
Agreer (n.) One who agrees.
Aleger (a.) Gay; cheerful; sprightly.
Almner (n.) An almoner.
Ambler (n.) A horse or a person that ambles.
Amuser (n.) One who amuses.
Angler (n.) One who angles.
Angler (n.) A fish (Lophius piscatorius), of Europe and America, having a large, broad, and depressed head, with the mouth very large. Peculiar appendages on the head are said to be used to entice fishes within reach. Called also fishing frog, frogfish, toadfish, goosefish, allmouth, monkfish, etc.
Answer (n.) To speak in defense against; to reply to in defense; as, to answer a charge; to answer an accusation.
Answer (n.) To speak or write in return to, as in return to a call or question, or to a speech, declaration, argument, or the like; to reply to (a question, remark, etc.); to respond to.
Answer (n.) To respond to satisfactorily; to meet successfully by way of explanation, argument, or justification, and the like; to refute.
Answer (n.) To be or act in return or response to.
Answer (n.) To be or act in compliance with, in fulfillment or satisfaction of, as an order, obligation, demand; as, he answered my claim upon him; the servant answered the bell.
Answer (n.) To render account to or for.
Answer (n.) To atone; to be punished for.
Answer (n.) To be opposite to; to face.
Answer (n.) To be or act an equivalent to, or as adequate or sufficient for; to serve for; to repay.
Answer (n.) To be or act in accommodation, conformity, relation, or proportion to; to correspond to; to suit.
Answer (v. i.) To speak or write by way of return (originally, to a charge), or in reply; to make response.
Answer (v. i.) To make a satisfactory response or return.
Answer (v. i.) To render account, or to be responsible; to be accountable; to make amends; as, the man must answer to his employer for the money intrusted to his care.
Answer (v. i.) To be or act in return.
Answer (v. i.) To be or act by way of compliance, fulfillment, reciprocation, or satisfaction; to serve the purpose; as, gypsum answers as a manure on some soils.
Answer (v. i.) To be opposite, or to act in opposition.
Answer (v. i.) To be or act as an equivalent, or as adequate or sufficient; as, a very few will answer.
Answer (v. i.) To be or act in conformity, or by way of accommodation, correspondence, relation, or proportion; to conform; to correspond; to suit; -- usually with to.
Answer (n.) A reply to a change; a defense.
Answer (n.) Something said or written in reply to a question, a call, an argument, an address, or the like; a reply.
Answer (n.) Something done in return for, or in consequence of, something else; a responsive action.
Answer (n.) A solution, the result of a mathematical operation; as, the answer to a problem.
Answer (n.) A counter-statement of facts in a course of pleadings; a confutation of what the other party has alleged; a responsive declaration by a witness in reply to a question. In Equity, it is the usual form of defense to the complainant's charges in his bill.
Anther (n.) That part of the stamen containing the pollen, or fertilizing dust, which, when mature, is emitted for the impregnation of the ovary.
Antler (n.) The entire horn, or any branch of the horn, of a cervine animal, as of a stag.
Archer (n.) A bowman, one skilled in the use of the bow and arrow.
Arguer (n.) One who argues; a reasoner; a disputant.
Ashler (n.) Hewn or squared stone; also, masonry made of squared or hewn stone.
Ashler (n.) In the United States especially, a thin facing of squared and dressed stone upon a wall of rubble or brick.
Atoner (n.) One who makes atonement.
Aunter (v. t.) Alt. of Auntre
Auster (n.) The south wind.
Avener (n.) An officer of the king's stables whose duty it was to provide oats for the horses.
Avower (n.) One who avows or asserts.
Avoyer (n.) A chief magistrate of a free imperial city or canton of Switzerland.
Backer (n.) One who, or that which, backs; especially one who backs a person or thing in a contest.
Badder () compar. of Bad, a.
Badger (n.) An itinerant licensed dealer in commodities used for food; a hawker; a huckster; -- formerly applied especially to one who bought grain in one place and sold it in another.
Badger (n.) A brush made of badgers' hair, used by artists.
Badger (v. t.) To tease or annoy, as a badger when baited; to worry or irritate persistently.
Badger (v. t.) To beat down; to cheapen; to barter; to bargain.
Bailer (n.) See Bailor.
Bailer (n.) One who bails or lades.
Bailer (n.) A utensil, as a bucket or cup, used in bailing; a machine for bailing water out of a pit.
Baiter (n.) One who baits; a tormentor.
Balder (n.) The most beautiful and beloved of the gods; the god of peace; the son of Odin and Freya.
Balker (n.) One who, or that which balks.
Balker (n.) A person who stands on a rock or eminence to espy the shoals of herring, etc., and to give notice to the men in boats which way they pass; a conder; a huer.
Balter (v. t.) To stick together.
Bander (n.) One banded with others.
Banker (n.) One who conducts the business of banking; one who, individually, or as a member of a company, keeps an establishment for the deposit or loan of money, or for traffic in money, bills of exchange, etc.
Banker (n.) A money changer.
Banker (n.) The dealer, or one who keeps the bank in a gambling house.
Banker (n.) A vessel employed in the cod fishery on the banks of Newfoundland.
Banker (n.) A ditcher; a drain digger.
Banker (n.) The stone bench on which masons cut or square their work.
Banner (n.) A kind of flag attached to a spear or pike by a crosspiece, and used by a chief as his standard in battle.
Banner (n.) A large piece of silk or other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place.
Banner (n.) Any flag or standard; as, the star-spangled banner.
Banter (v. t.) To address playful good-natured ridicule to, -- the person addressed, or something pertaining to him, being the subject of the jesting; to rally; as, he bantered me about my credulity.
Banter (v. t.) To jest about; to ridicule in speaking of, as some trait, habit, characteristic, and the like.
Banter (v. t.) To delude or trick, -- esp. by way of jest.
Banter (v. t.) To challenge or defy to a match.
Banter (n.) The act of bantering; joking or jesting; humorous or good-humored raillery; pleasantry.
Barber (n.) One whose occupation it is to shave or trim the beard, and to cut and dress the hair of his patrons.
Barber (v. t.) To shave and dress the beard or hair of.
Barger (n.) The manager of a barge.
Barker (n.) An animal that barks; hence, any one who clamors unreasonably.
Barker (n.) One who stands at the doors of shops to urg/ passers by to make purchases.
Barker (n.) A pistol.
Barker (n.) The spotted redshank.
Barker (n.) One who strips trees of their bark.
Barter (v. i.) To traffic or trade, by exchanging one commodity for another, in distinction from a sale and purchase, in which money is paid for the commodities transferred; to truck.
Barter (v. t.) To trade or exchange in the way of barter; to exchange (frequently for an unworthy consideration); to traffic; to truck; -- sometimes followed by away; as, to barter away goods or honor.
Barter (n.) The act or practice of trafficking by exchange of commodities; an exchange of goods.
Barter (n.) The thing given in exchange.
Bather (n.) One who bathes.
Batter (v. t.) To beat with successive blows; to beat repeatedly and with violence, so as to bruise, shatter, or demolish; as, to batter a wall or rampart.
Batter (v. t.) To wear or impair as if by beating or by hard usage.
Batter (v. t.) To flatten (metal) by hammering, so as to compress it inwardly and spread it outwardly.
Batter (v. t.) A semi-liquid mixture of several ingredients, as, flour, eggs, milk, etc., beaten together and used in cookery.
Batter (v. t.) Paste of clay or loam.
Batter (v. t.) A bruise on the face of a plate or of type in the form.
Batter (n.) A backward slope in the face of a wall or of a bank; receding slope.
Batter (v. i.) To slope gently backward.
Batter (n.) One who wields a bat; a batsman.
Bawler (n.) One who bawls.
Baxter (n.) A baker; originally, a female baker.
Beaker (n.) A large drinking cup, with a wide mouth, supported on a foot or standard.
Beaker (n.) An open-mouthed, thin glass vessel, having a projecting lip for pouring; -- used for holding solutions requiring heat.
Bearer (n.) One who, or that which, bears, sustains, or carries.
Bearer (n.) Specifically: One who assists in carrying a body to the grave; a pallbearer.
Bearer (n.) A palanquin carrier; also, a house servant.
Bearer (n.) A tree or plant yielding fruit; as, a good bearer.
Bearer (n.) One who holds a check, note, draft, or other order for the payment of money; as, pay to bearer.
Bearer (n.) A strip of reglet or other furniture to bear off the impression from a blank page; also, a type or type-high piece of metal interspersed in blank parts to support the plate when it is shaved.
Beater (n.) One who, or that which, beats.
Beater (n.) A person who beats up game for the hunters.
Beaver (n.) An amphibious rodent, of the genus Castor.
Beaver (n.) The fur of the beaver.
Beaver (n.) A hat, formerly made of the fur of the beaver, but now usually of silk.
Beaver (n.) Beaver cloth, a heavy felted woolen cloth, used chiefly for making overcoats.
Beaver (n.) That piece of armor which protected the lower part of the face, whether forming a part of the helmet or fixed to the breastplate. It was so constructed (with joints or otherwise) that the wearer could raise or lower it to eat and drink.
Becker (n.) A European fish (Pagellus centrodontus); the sea bream or braise.
Bender (n.) One who, or that which, bends.
Bender (n.) An instrument used for bending.
Bender (n.) A drunken spree.
Bender (n.) A sixpence.
Better (a.) Having good qualities in a greater degree than another; as, a better man; a better physician; a better house; a better air.
Better (a.) Preferable in regard to rank, value, use, fitness, acceptableness, safety, or in any other respect.
Better (a.) Greater in amount; larger; more.
Better (a.) Improved in health; less affected with disease; as, the patient is better.
Better (a.) More advanced; more perfect; as, upon better acquaintance; a better knowledge of the subject.
Better (n.) Advantage, superiority, or victory; -- usually with of; as, to get the better of an enemy.
Better (n.) One who has a claim to precedence; a superior, as in merit, social standing, etc.; -- usually in the plural.
Better (compar.) In a superior or more excellent manner; with more skill and wisdom, courage, virtue, advantage, or success; as, Henry writes better than John; veterans fight better than recruits.
Better (compar.) More correctly or thoroughly.
Better (compar.) In a higher or greater degree; more; as, to love one better than another.
Better (compar.) More, in reference to value, distance, time, etc.; as, ten miles and better.
Better (a.) To improve or ameliorate; to increase the good qualities of.
Better (a.) To improve the condition of, morally, physically, financially, socially, or otherwise.
Better (a.) To surpass in excellence; to exceed; to excel.
Better (a.) To give advantage to; to support; to advance the interest of.
Better (v. i.) To become better; to improve.
Better (n.) One who bets or lays a wager.
Bibber (n.) One given to drinking alcoholic beverages too freely; a tippler; -- chiefly used in composition; as, winebibber.
Bibler (v. t.) A great drinker; a tippler.
Bicker (n.) A small wooden vessel made of staves and hoops, like a tub.
Bicker (v. i.) To skirmish; to exchange blows; to fight.
Bicker (v. i.) To contend in petulant altercation; to wrangle.
Bicker (v. i.) To move quickly and unsteadily, or with a pattering noise; to quiver; to be tremulous, like flame.
Bicker (n.) A skirmish; an encounter.
Bicker (n.) A fight with stones between two parties of boys.
Bicker (n.) A wrangle; also, a noise,, as in angry contention.
Bidder (n.) One who bids or offers a price.
Bigger (a.) compar. of Big.
Binder (n.) One who binds; as, a binder of sheaves; one whose trade is to bind; as, a binder of books.
Binder (n.) Anything that binds, as a fillet, cord, rope, or band; a bandage; -- esp. the principal piece of timber intended to bind together any building.
Birder (n.) A birdcatcher.
Bismer (n.) Shame; abuse.
Bismer (n.) A rule steelyard.
Bismer (n.) The fifteen-spined (Gasterosteus spinachia).
Bister (n.) Alt. of Bistre
Bitter (n.) AA turn of the cable which is round the bitts.
Bitter (v. t.) Having a peculiar, acrid, biting taste, like that of wormwood or an infusion of hops; as, a bitter medicine; bitter as aloes.
Bitter (v. t.) Causing pain or smart; piercing; painful; sharp; severe; as, a bitter cold day.
Bitter (v. t.) Causing, or fitted to cause, pain or distress to the mind; calamitous; poignant.
Bitter (v. t.) Characterized by sharpness, severity, or cruelty; harsh; stern; virulent; as, bitter reproach.
Bitter (v. t.) Mournful; sad; distressing; painful; pitiable.
Bitter (n.) Any substance that is bitter. See Bitters.
Bitter (v. t.) To make bitter.
Blamer (n.) One who blames.
Blazer (n.) One who spreads reports or blazes matters abroad.
Blower (n.) One who, or that which, blows.
Blower (n.) A blowing out or excessive discharge of gas from a hole or fissure in a mine.
Blower (n.) The whale; -- so called by seamen, from the circumstance of its spouting up a column of water.
Blower (n.) A small fish of the Atlantic coast (Tetrodon turgidus); the puffer.
Blower (n.) A braggart, or loud talker.
Bobber (n.) One who, or that which, bobs.
Boiler (n.) One who boils.
Boiler (n.) A vessel in which any thing is boiled.
Boiler (n.) A strong metallic vessel, usually of wrought iron plates riveted together, or a composite structure variously formed, in which steam is generated for driving engines, or for heating, cooking, or other purposes.
Bolter (n.) One who bolts; esp.: (a) A horse which starts suddenly aside. (b) A man who breaks away from his party.
Bolter (n.) One who sifts flour or meal.
Bolter (n.) An instrument or machine for separating bran from flour, or the coarser part of meal from the finer; a sieve.
Bolter (n.) A kind of fishing
Bonder (n.) One who places goods under bond or in a bonded warehouse.
Bonder (n.) A bonding stone or brick; a bondstone.
Bonder (n.) A freeholder on a small scale.
Booker (n.) One who enters accounts or names, etc., in a book; a bookkeeper.
Boomer (n.) One who, or that which, booms.
Boomer (n.) A North American rodent, so named because it is said to make a booming noise. See Sewellel.
Boomer (n.) A large male kangaroo.
Boomer (n.) One who works up a "boom".
Booser (n.) A toper; a guzzler. See Boozer.
Boozer (n.) One who boozes; a toper; a guzzler of alcoholic liquors; a bouser.
Border (n.) The outer part or edge of anything, as of a garment, a garden, etc.; margin; verge; brink.
Border (n.) A boundary; a frontier of a state or of the settled part of a country; a frontier district.
Border (n.) A strip or stripe arranged along or near the edge of something, as an ornament or finish.
Border (n.) A narrow flower bed.
Border (v. i.) To touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or adjacent; -- with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on Massachusetts.
Border (v. i.) To approach; to come near to; to verge.
Border (v. t.) To make a border for; to furnish with a border, as for ornament; as, to border a garment or a garden.
Border (v. t.) To be, or to have, contiguous to; to touch, or be touched, as by a border; to be, or to have, near the limits or boundary; as, the region borders a forest, or is bordered on the north by a forest.
Border (v. t.) To confine within bounds; to limit.
Bother (v. t.) To annoy; to trouble; to worry; to perplex. See Pother.
Bother (v. i.) To feel care or anxiety; to make or take trouble; to be troublesome.
Bother (n.) One who, or that which, bothers; state of perplexity or annoyance; embarrassment; worry; disturbance; petty trouble; as, to be in a bother.
Bouser (n.) A toper; a boozer.
Bowler (n.) One who plays at bowls, or who rolls the ball in cricket or any other game.
Bowyer (n.) An archer; one who uses bow.
Bowyer (n.) One who makes or sells bows.
Bracer (n.) That which braces, binds, or makes firm; a band or bandage.
Bracer (n.) A covering to protect the arm of the bowman from the vibration of the string; also, a brassart.
Bracer (n.) A medicine, as an astringent or a tonic, which gives tension or tone to any part of the body.
Brayer (n.) An implement for braying and spreading ink in hand printing.
Brayer (n.) One that brays like an ass.
Brewer (n.) One who brews; one whose occupation is to prepare malt liquors.
Briber (n.) A thief.
Briber (n.) One who bribes, or pays for corrupt practices.
Briber (n.) That which bribes; a bribe.
Broker (v. t.) One who transacts business for another; an agent.
Broker (v. t.) A dealer in money, notes, bills of exchange, etc.
Broker (v. t.) A dealer in secondhand goods.
Broker (v. t.) A pimp or procurer.
Bucker (n.) One who bucks ore.
Bucker (n.) A broad-headed hammer used in bucking ore.
Bucker (n.) A horse or mule that bucks.
Budger (n.) One who budges.
Buffer (n.) An elastic apparatus or fender, for deadening the jar caused by the collision of bodies; as, a buffer at the end of a railroad car.
Buffer (n.) A pad or cushion forming the end of a fender, which receives the blow; -- sometimes called buffing apparatus.
Buffer (n.) One who polishes with a buff.
Buffer (n.) A wheel for buffing; a buff.
Buffer (n.) A good-humored, slow-witted fellow; -- usually said of an elderly man.
Bugger (n.) One guilty of buggery or unnatural vice; a sodomite.
Bugger (n.) A wretch; -- sometimes used humorously or in playful disparagement.
Bugler (n.) One who plays on a bugle.
Bulker (n.) A person employed to ascertain the bulk or size of goods, in order to fix the amount of freight or dues payable on them.
Bummer (n.) An idle, worthless fellow, who is without any visible means of support; a dissipated sponger.
Bumper (n.) A cup or glass filled to the brim, or till the liquor runs over, particularly in drinking a health or toast.
Bumper (n.) A covered house at a theater, etc., in honor of some favorite performer.
Bumper (n.) That which bumps or causes a bump.
Bumper (n.) Anything which resists or deadens a bump or shock; a buffer.
Bunder (n.) A boat or raft used in the East Indies in the landing of passengers and goods.
Bunker (n.) A sort of chest or box, as in a window, the lid of which serves for a seat.
Bunker (n.) A large bin or similar receptacle; as, a coal bunker.
Bunter (n.) A woman who picks up rags in the streets; hence, a low, vulgar woman.
Burier (n.) One who, or that which, buries.
Burler (n.) One who burls or dresses cloth.
Burner (n.) One who, or that which, burns or sets fire to anything.
Burner (n.) The part of a lamp, gas fixture, etc., where the flame is produced.
Buster (n.) Something huge; a roistering blade; also, a spree.
Butler (n.) An officer in a king's or a nobleman's household, whose principal business it is to take charge of the liquors, plate, etc.; the head servant in a large house.
Butter (n.) An oily, unctuous substance obtained from cream or milk by churning.
Butter (v. t.) To cover or spread with butter.
Butter (v. t.) To increase, as stakes, at every throw or every game.
Butter (n.) One who, or that which, butts.
Buzzer (n.) One who, or that which, buzzes; a whisperer; a talebearer.
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Cadger (v. t.) A packman or itinerant huckster.
Cadger (v. t.) One who gets his living by trickery or begging.
Cadger (n.) One who carries hawks on a cadge.
Cahier (n.) A number of sheets of paper put loosely together; esp. one of the successive portions of a work printed in numbers.
Cahier (n.) A memorial of a body; a report of legislative proceedings, etc.
Calker (n.) One who calks.
Calker (n.) A calk on a shoe. See Calk, n., 1.
Caller (n.) One who calls.
Caller (a.) Cool; refreshing; fresh; as, a caller day; the caller air.
Caller (a.) Fresh; in good condition; as, caller berrings.
Calmer (n.) One who, or that which, makes calm.
Calver (v. i.) To cut in slices and pickle, as salmon.
Calver (v. i.) To crimp; as, calvered salmon.
Calver (v. i.) To bear, or be susceptible of, being calvered; as, grayling's flesh will calver.
Camber (n.) An upward convexity of a deck or other surface; as, she has a high camber (said of a vessel having an unusual convexity of deck).
Camber (n.) An upward concavity in the under side of a beam, girder, or lintel; also, a slight upward concavity in a straight arch. See Hogback.
Camber (v. t.) To cut bend to an upward curve; to construct, as a deck, with an upward curve.
Camber (v. i.) To curve upward.
Camper (n.) One who lodges temporarily in a hut or camp.
Cancer (n.) A genus of decapod Crustacea, including some of the most common shore crabs of Europe and North America, as the rock crab, Jonah crab, etc. See Crab.
Cancer (n.) The fourth of the twelve signs of the zodiac. The first point is the northern limit of the sun's course in summer; hence, the sign of the summer solstice. See Tropic.
Cancer (n.) A northern constellation between Gemini and Leo.
Canker (n.) A corroding or sloughing ulcer; esp. a spreading gangrenous ulcer or collection of ulcers in or about the mouth; -- called also water canker, canker of the mouth, and noma.
Canker (n.) Anything which corrodes, corrupts, or destroy.
Canker (n.) A disease incident to trees, causing the bark to rot and fall off.
Canker (n.) An obstinate and often incurable disease of a horse's foot, characterized by separation of the horny portion and the development of fungoid growths; -- usually resulting from neglected thrush.
Canker (n.) A kind of wild, worthless rose; the dog-rose.
Canker (v. t.) To affect as a canker; to eat away; to corrode; to consume.
Canker (v. t.) To infect or pollute; to corrupt.
Canker (v. i.) To waste away, grow rusty, or be oxidized, as a mineral.
Canker (v. i.) To be or become diseased, or as if diseased, with canker; to grow corrupt; to become venomous.
Canter (n.) A moderate and easy gallop adapted to pleasure riding.
Canter (n.) A rapid or easy passing over.
Canter (v. i.) To move in a canter.
Canter (v. t.) To cause, as a horse, to go at a canter; to ride (a horse) at a canter.
Canter (n.) One who cants or whines; a beggar.
Canter (n.) One who makes hypocritical pretensions to goodness; one who uses canting language.
Capper (n.) One whose business is to make or sell caps.
Capper (n.) A by-bidder; a decoy for gamblers [Slang, U. S.].
Capper (n.) An instrument for applying a percussion cap to a gun or cartridge.
Carder (n.) One who, or that which cards wool flax, etc.
Career (n.) A race course: the ground run over.
Career (n.) A running; full speed; a rapid course.
Career (n.) General course of action or conduct in life, or in a particular part or calling in life, or in some special undertaking; usually applied to course or conduct which is of a public character; as, Washington's career as a soldier.
Career (n.) The flight of a hawk.
Career (v. i.) To move or run rapidly.
Carper (n.) One who carps; a caviler.
Carter (n.) A charioteer.
Carter (n.) A man who drives a cart; a teamster.
Carter (n.) Any species of Phalangium; -- also called harvestman
Carter (n.) A British fish; the whiff.
Carver (n.) One who carves; one who shapes or fashions by carving, or as by carving; esp. one who carves decorative forms, architectural adornments, etc.
Carver (n.) One who carves or divides meat at table.
Carver (n.) A large knife for carving.
Caster (n.) One who casts; as, caster of stones, etc. ; a caster of cannon; a caster of accounts.
Caster (n.) A vial, cruet, or other small vessel, used to contain condiments at the table; as, a set of casters.
Caster (n.) A stand to hold a set of cruets.
Caster (n.) A small wheel on a swivel, on which furniture is supported and moved.
Cauker (n.) See Cawk, Calker.
Causer (n.) One who or that which causes.
Cauter (n.) A hot iron for searing or cauterizing.
Cawker (n.) See Calker.
Censer (n.) A vessel for perfumes; esp. one in which incense is burned.
Center (n.) A point equally distant from the extremities of a
Center (n.) The middle or central portion of anything.
Center (n.) A principal or important point of concentration; the nucleus around which things are gathered or to which they tend; an object of attention, action, or force; as, a center of attaction.
Center (n.) The earth.
Center (n.) A temporary structure upon which the materials of a vault or arch are supported in position until the work becomes self-supporting.
Center (n.) One of the two conical steel pins, in a lathe, etc., upon which the work is held, and about which it revolves.
Center (n.) A conical recess, or indentation, in the end of a shaft or other work, to receive the point of a center, on which the work can turn, as in a lathe.
Center (v. i.) Alt. of Centre
Center (v. t.) Alt. of Centre
Cesser (v. i.) a neglect of a tenant to perform services, or make payment, for two years.
Chafer (n.) One who chafes.
Chafer (n.) A vessel for heating water; -- hence, a dish or pan.
Chafer (n.) A kind of beetle; the cockchafer. The name is also applied to other species; as, the rose chafer.
Chaser (n.) One who or that which chases; a pursuer; a driver; a hunter.
Chaser (n.) Same as Chase gun, esp. in terms bow chaser and stern chaser. See under Bow, Stern.
Chaser (n.) One who chases or engraves. See 5th Chase, and Enchase.
Chaser (n.) A tool with several points, used for cutting or finishing screw threads, either external or internal, on work revolving in a lathe.
Chewer (n.) One who chews.
Chider (n.) One who chides or quarrels.
Chimer (n.) One who chimes.
Choker (n.) One who, or that which, chokes.
Choker (n.) A stiff wide cravat; a stock.
Choler (n.) The bile; -- formerly supposed to be the seat and cause of irascibility.
Choler (n.) Irritation of the passions; anger; wrath.
Cinder (n.) Partly burned or vitrified coal, or other combustible, in which fire is extinct.
Cinder (n.) A hot coal without flame; an ember.
Cinder (n.) A scale thrown off in forging metal.
Cinder (n.) The slag of a furnace, or scoriaceous lava from a volcano.
Cinter (n.) See Center.
Cipher (n.) A character  which, standing by itself, expresses nothing, but when placed at the right hand of a whole number, increases its value tenfold.
Cipher (n.) One who, or that which, has no weight or influence.
Cipher (n.) A character in general, as a figure or letter.
Cipher (n.) A combination or interweaving of letters, as the initials of a name; a device; a monogram; as, a painter's cipher, an engraver's cipher, etc. The cut represents the initials N. W.
Cipher (n.) A private alphabet, system of characters, or other mode of writing, contrived for the safe transmission of secrets; also, a writing in such characters.
Cipher (a.) Of the nature of a cipher; of no weight or influence.
Cipher (v. i.) To use figures in a mathematical process; to do sums in arithmetic.
Cipher (v. t.) To write in occult characters.
Cipher (v. t.) To get by ciphering; as, to cipher out the answer.
Cipher (v. t.) To decipher.
Cipher (v. t.) To designate by characters.
Claver (n.) See Clover.
Claver (n.) Frivolous or nonsensical talk; prattle; chattering.
Clever (a.) Possessing quickness of intellect, skill, dexterity, talent, or adroitness; expert.
Clever (a.) Showing skill or adroitness in the doer or former; as, a clever speech; a clever trick.
Clever (a.) Having fitness, propriety, or suitableness.
Clever (a.) Well-shaped; handsome.
Clever (a.) Good-natured; obliging.
Closer (n.) One who, or that which, closes; specifically, a boot closer. See under Boot.
Closer (n.) A finisher; that which finishes or terminates.
Closer (n.) The last stone in a horizontal course, if of a less size than the others, or a piece of brick finishing a course.
Clover (n.) A plant of different species of the genus Trifolium; as the common red clover, T. pratense, the white, T. repens, and the hare's foot, T. arvense.
Coaxer (n.) One who coaxes.
Cocker (v. t.) To treat with too great tenderness; to fondle; to indulge; to pamper.
Cocker (n.) One given to cockfighting.
Cocker (n.) A small dog of the spaniel kind, used for starting up woodcocks, etc.
Cocker (n.) A rustic high shoe or half-boots.
Codder (n.) A gatherer of cods or peas.
Codger (n.) A miser or mean person.
Codger (n.) A singular or odd person; -- a familiar, humorous, or depreciatory appellation.
Coffer (n.) A casket, chest, or trunk; especially, one used for keeping money or other valuables.
Coffer (n.) Fig.: Treasure or funds; -- usually in the plural.
Coffer (n.) A panel deeply recessed in the ceiling of a vault, dome, or portico; a caisson.
Coffer (n.) A trench dug in the bottom of a dry moat, and extending across it, to enable the besieged to defend it by a raking fire.
Coffer (n.) The chamber of a canal lock; also, a caisson or a cofferdam.
Coffer (v. t.) To put into a coffer.
Coffer (v. t.) To secure from leaking, as a shaft, by ramming clay behind the masonry or timbering.
Coffer (v. t.) To form with or in a coffer or coffers; to furnish with a coffer or coffers.
Cogger (n.) A flatterer or deceiver; a sharper.
Coiner (n.) One who makes or stamps coin; a maker of money; -- usually, a maker of counterfeit money.
Coiner (n.) An inventor or maker, as of words.
Colter (n.) A knife or cutter, attached to the beam of a plow to cut the sward, in advance of the plowshare and moldboard.
Comber (n.) One who combs; one whose occupation it is to comb wool, flax, etc. Also, a machine for combing wool, flax, etc.
Comber (n.) A long, curling wave.
Comber (v. t.) To cumber.
Comber (n.) Encumbrance.
Comber (n.) The cabrilla. Also, a name applied to a species of wrasse.
Conder (n.) One who watches shoals of fish; a balker. See Balker.
Confer (v. t.) To bring together for comparison; to compare.
Confer (v. t.) To grant as a possession; to bestow.
Confer (v. t.) To contribute; to conduce.
Confer (v. i.) To have discourse; to consult; to compare views; to deliberate.
Conger (n.) The conger eel; -- called also congeree.
Conner (n.) A marine European fish (Crenilabrus melops); also, the related American cunner. See Cunner.
Cooler (n.) That which cools, or abates heat or excitement.
Cooler (n.) Anything in or by which liquids or other things are cooled, as an ice chest, a vessel for ice water, etc.
Cooper (n.) One who makes barrels, hogsheads, casks, etc.
Cooper (v. t.) To do the work of a cooper upon; as, to cooper a cask or barrel.
Cooper (n.) Work done by a cooper in making or repairing barrels, casks, etc.; the business of a cooper.
Cooter (n.) A fresh-water tortoise (Pseudemus concinna) of Florida.
Cooter (n.) The box tortoise.
Copier (n.) One who copies; one who writes or transcribes from an original; a transcriber.
Copier (n.) An imitator; one who imitates an example; hence, a plagiarist.
Copper (n.) A common metal of a reddish color, both ductile and malleable, and very tenacious. It is one of the best conductors of heat and electricity. Symbol Cu. Atomic weight 63.3. It is one of the most useful metals in itself, and also in its alloys, brass and bronze.
Copper (n.) A coin made of copper; a penny, cent, or other minor coin of copper.
Copper (n.) A vessel, especially a large boiler, made of copper.
Copper (n.) the boilers in the galley for cooking; as, a ship's coppers.
Copper (v. t.) To cover or coat with copper; to sheathe with sheets of copper; as, to copper a ship.
Copyer (n.) See Copier.
Corner (n.) The point where two converging
Corner (n.) The space in the angle between converging
Corner (n.) An edge or extremity; the part farthest from the center; hence, any quarter or part.
Corner (n.) A secret or secluded place; a remote or out of the way place; a nook.
Corner (n.) Direction; quarter.
Corner (n.) The state of things produced by a combination of persons, who buy up the whole or the available part of any stock or species of property, which compels those who need such stock or property to buy of them at their own price; as, a corner in a railway stock.
Corner (v. t.) To drive into a corner.
Corner (v. t.) To drive into a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment; as, to corner a person in argument.
Corner (v. t.) To get command of (a stock, commodity, etc.), so as to be able to put one's own price on it; as, to corner the shares of a railroad stock; to corner petroleum.
Cosher (v. t.) To levy certain exactions or tribute upon; to lodge and eat at the expense of. See Coshering.
Cosher (v. t.) To treat with hospitality; to pet.
Cosier (n.) A tailor who botches his work.
Coster (n.) One who hawks about fruit, green vegetables, fish, etc.
Cotter (n.) Alt. of Cottar
Cotter (n.) A piece of wood or metal, commonly wedge-shaped, used for fastening together parts of a machine or structure. It is driven into an opening through one or all of the parts. [See Illust.] In the United States a cotter is commonly called a key.
Cotter (n.) A toggle.
Cotter (v. t.) To fasten with a cotter.
Cozier (n.) See Cosier.
Craber (n.) The water rat.
Craker (n.) One who boasts; a braggart.
Crater (n.) The basinlike opening or mouth of a volcano, through which the chief eruption comes; similarly, the mouth of a geyser, about which a cone of silica is often built up.
Crater (n.) The pit left by the explosion of a mine.
Crater (n.) A constellation of the southen hemisphere; -- called also the Cup.
Craver (n.) One who craves or begs.
Crayer (n.) See Crare.
Criber (n.) Alt. of Crib-biter
Croker (n.) A cultivator of saffron; a dealer in saffron.
Culler (n.) One who picks or chooses; esp., an inspector who selects wares suitable for market.
Culter (n.) A colter. See Colter.
Culver (n.) A dove.
Culver (n.) A culverin.
Cumber (v. t.) To rest upon as a troublesome or useless weight or load; to be burdensome or oppressive to; to hinder or embarrass in attaining an object, to obstruct or occupy uselessly; to embarrass; to trouble.
Cumber (v.) Trouble; embarrassment; distress.
Cunner (n.) A small edible fish of the Atlantic coast (Ctenolabrus adspersus); -- called also chogset, burgall, blue perch, and bait stealer.
Cunner (n.) A small shellfish; the limpet or patella.
Cupper (n.) One who performs the operation of cupping.
Curler (n.) One who, or that which, curls.
Curler (n.) A player at the game called curling.
Curser (n.) One who curses.
Cutler (n.) One who makes or deals in cutlery, or knives and other cutting instruments.
Cutter (n.) One who cuts; as, a stone cutter; a die cutter; esp., one who cuts out garments.
Cutter (n.) That which cuts; a machine or part of a machine, or a tool or instrument used for cutting, as that part of a mower which severs the stalk, or as a paper cutter.
Cutter (n.) A fore tooth; an incisor.
Cutter (n.) A boat used by ships of war.
Cutter (n.) A fast sailing vessel with one mast, rigged in most essentials like a sloop. A cutter is narrower end deeper than a sloop of the same length, and depends for stability on a deep keel, often heavily weighted with lead.
Cutter (n.) A small armed vessel, usually a steamer, in the revenue marine service; -- also called revenue cutter.
Cutter (n.) A small, light one-horse sleigh.
Cutter (n.) An officer in the exchequer who notes by cutting on the tallies the sums paid.
Cutter (n.) A ruffian; a bravo; a destroyer.
Cutter (n.) A kind of soft yellow brick, used for facework; -- so called from the facility with which it can be cut.
Cypher (n. & v.) See Cipher.
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Dabber (n.) That with which one dabs; hence, a pad or other device used by printers, engravers, etc., as for dabbing type or engraved plates with ink.
Dagger (n.) A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term: cf. Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde, Anlace.
Dagger (n.) A mark of reference in the form of a dagger [/]. It is the second in order when more than one reference occurs on a page; -- called also obelisk.
Dagger (v. t.) To pierce with a dagger; to stab.
Dagger (n.) A timber placed diagonally in a ship's frame.
Dancer (n.) One who dances or who practices dancing.
Dander (n.) Dandruff or scurf on the head.
Dander (n.) Anger or vexation; rage.
Dander (v. i.) To wander about; to saunter; to talk incoherently.
Danger (n.) Authority; jurisdiction; control.
Danger (n.) Power to harm; subjection or liability to penalty.
Danger (n.) Exposure to injury, loss, pain, or other evil; peril; risk; insecurity.
Danger (n.) Difficulty; sparingness.
Danger (n.) Coyness; disdainful behavior.
Danger (v. t.) To endanger.
Dapper (a.) Little and active; spruce; trim; smart; neat in dress or appearance; lively.
Darner (n.) One who mends by darning.
Darter (n.) One who darts, or who throw darts; that which darts.
Darter (n.) The snakebird, a water bird of the genus Plotus; -- so called because it darts out its long, snakelike neck at its prey. See Snakebird.
Darter (n.) A small fresh-water etheostomoid fish. The group includes numerous genera and species, all of them American. See Etheostomoid.
Dasher (n.) That which dashes or agitates; as, the dasher of a churn.
Dasher (n.) A dashboard or splashboard.
Dasher (n.) One who makes an ostentatious parade.
Dauber (n.) One who, or that which, daubs; especially, a coarse, unskillful painter.
Dauber (n.) A pad or ball of rags, covered over with canvas, for inking plates; a dabber.
Dauber (n.) A low and gross flatterer.
Dauber (n.) The mud wasp; the mud dauber.
Dealer (n.) One who deals; one who has to do, or has concern, with others; esp., a trader, a trafficker, a shopkeeper, a broker, or a merchant; as, a dealer in dry goods; a dealer in stocks; a retail dealer.
Dealer (n.) One who distributes cards to the players.
Decker (n.) One who, or that which, decks or adorns; a coverer; as, a table decker.
Decker (n.) A vessel which has a deck or decks; -- used esp. in composition; as, a single-decker; a three-decker.
Defier (n.) One who dares and defies; a contemner; as, a defier of the laws.
Delver (n.) One who digs, as with a spade.
Denier (n.) One who denies; as, a denier of a fact, or of the faith, or of Christ.
Denier (n.) A small copper coin of insignificant value.
Depper (a.) Deeper.
Dexter (a.) Pertaining to, or situated on, the right hand; right, as opposed to sinister, or left.
Dexter (a.) On the right-hand side of a shield, i. e., towards the right hand of its wearer. To a spectator in front, as in a pictorial representation, this would be the left side.
Diaper (n.) Any textile fabric (esp.
Diaper (n.) Surface decoration of any sort which consists of the constant repetition of one or more simple figures or units of design evenly spaced.
Diaper (n.) A towel or napkin for wiping the hands, etc.
Diaper (n.) An infant's breechcloth.
Diaper (v. t.) To ornament with figures, etc., arranged in the pattern called diaper, as cloth in weaving.
Diaper (v. t.) To put a diaper on (a child).
Diaper (v. i.) To draw flowers or figures, as upon cloth.
Dibber (n.) A dibble.
Dicker (n.) The number or quantity of ten, particularly ten hides or skins; a dakir; as, a dicker of gloves.
Dicker (n.) A chaffering, barter, or exchange, of small wares; as, to make a dicker.
Dicker (v. i. & t.) To negotiate a dicker; to barter.
Dieter (n.) One who diets; one who prescribes, or who partakes of, food, according to hygienic rules.
Differ (v. i.) To be or stand apart; to disagree; to be unlike; to be distinguished; -- with from.
Differ (v. i.) To be of unlike or opposite opinion; to disagree in sentiment; -- often with from or with.
Differ (v. i.) To have a difference, cause of variance, or quarrel; to dispute; to contend.
Differ (v. t.) To cause to be different or unlike; to set at variance.
Digger (n.) One who, or that which, digs.
Dinner (n.) The principal meal of the day, eaten by most people about midday, but by many (especially in cities) at a later hour.
Dinner (n.) An entertainment; a feast.
Dipper (n.) One who, or that which, dips; especially, a vessel used to dip water or other liquid; a ladle.
Dipper (n.) A small grebe; the dabchick.
Dipper (n.) The buffel duck.
Dipper (n.) The water ouzel (Cinolus aquaticus) of Europe.
Dipper (n.) The American dipper or ouzel (Cinclus Mexicanus).
Dister (v. t.) To banish or drive from a country.
Dobber (n.) See Dabchick.
Dobber (n.) A float to a fishing
Dodder (n.) A plant of the genus Cuscuta. It is a leafless parasitical vine with yellowish threadlike stems. It attaches itself to some other plant, as to flax, goldenrod, etc., and decaying at the root, is nourished by the plant that supports it.
Dodder (v. t. & i.) To shake, tremble, or totter.
Dodger (n.) One who dodges or evades; one who plays fast and loose, or uses tricky devices.
Dodger (n.) A small handbill.
Dodger (n.) See Corndodger.
Doffer (n.) A revolving cylinder, or a vibrating bar with teeth, in a carding machine, which doffs, or strips off, the cotton from the cards.
Dogger (n.) A two-masted fishing vessel, used by the Dutch.
Dogger (n.) A sort of stone, found in the mines with the true alum rock, chiefly of silica and iron.
Dopper (n.) An Anabaptist or Baptist.
Dormer (n.) Alt. of Dormer window
Dorser (n.) See Dosser.
Dosser (n.) A pannier, or basket.
Dosser (n.) A hanging tapestry; a dorsal.
Douter (n.) An extinguisher for candles.
Dowser (n.) A divining rod used in searching for water, ore, etc., a dowsing rod.
Dowser (n.) One who uses the dowser or divining rod.
Draper (n.) One who sells cloths; a dealer in cloths; as, a draper and tailor.
Drawer (n.) One who, or that which, draws
Drawer (n.) One who draws liquor for guests; a waiter in a taproom.
Drawer (n.) One who de
Drawer (n.) One who draws a bill of exchange or order for payment; -- the correlative of drawee.
Drawer (n.) That which is drawn
Drawer (n.) A sliding box or receptacle in a case, which is opened by pulling or drawing out, and closed by pushing in.
Drawer (n.) An under-garment worn on the lower limbs.
Driver (n.) One who, or that which, drives; the person or thing that urges or compels anything else to move onward.
Driver (n.) The person who drives beasts or a carriage; a coachman; a charioteer, etc.; hence, also, one who controls the movements of a locomotive.
Driver (n.) An overseer of a gang of slaves or gang of convicts at their work.
Driver (n.) A part that transmits motion to another part by contact with it, or through an intermediate relatively movable part, as a gear which drives another, or a lever which moves another through a link, etc. Specifically:
Driver (n.) The driving wheel of a locomotive.
Driver (n.) An attachment to a lathe, spindle, or face plate to turn a carrier.
Driver (n.) A crossbar on a grinding mill spindle to drive the upper stone.
Driver (n.) The after sail in a ship or bark, being a fore-and-aft sail attached to a gaff; a spanker.
Drover (n.) One who drives cattle or sheep to market; one who makes it his business to purchase cattle, and drive them to market.
Drover (n.) A boat driven by the tide.
Dubber (n.) One who, or that which, dubs.
Dubber (n.) A globular vessel or bottle of leather, used in India to hold ghee, oil, etc.
Ducker (n.) One who, or that which, ducks; a plunger; a diver.
Ducker (n.) A cringing, servile person; a fawner.
Dudder (v. t.) To confuse or confound with noise.
Dudder (v. i.) To shiver or tremble; to dodder.
Dudder (n.) A peddler or hawker, especially of cheap and flashy goods pretended to be smuggled; a duffer.
Dueler (n.) One who engages in a duel.
Duffer (n.) A peddler or hawker, especially of cheap, flashy articles, as sham jewelry; hence, a sham or cheat.
Duffer (n.) A stupid, awkward, inefficient person.
Duller (imp. & p. p.) of Dull
Duller (n.) One who, or that which, dulls.
Dunder (n.) The lees or dregs of cane juice, used in the distillation of rum.
Dunker (n.) One of a religious denomination whose tenets and practices are mainly those of the Baptists, but partly those of the Quakers; -- called also Tunkers, Dunkards, Dippers, and, by themselves, Brethren, and German Baptists.
Dunner (n.) One employed in soliciting the payment of debts.
Dunter (n.) A porpoise.
Dupper (n.) See 2d Dubber.
Duster (n.) One who, or that which, dusts; a utensil that frees from dust.
Duster (n.) A revolving wire-cloth cylinder which removes the dust from rags, etc.
Duster (n.) A blowing machine for separating the flour from the bran.
Duster (n.) A light over-garment, worn in traveling to protect the clothing from dust.
Found 120 occurrences.
Easter (n.) An annual church festival commemorating Christ's resurrection, and occurring on Sunday, the second day after Good Friday. It corresponds to the pasha or passover of the Jews, and most nations still give it this name under the various forms of pascha, pasque, paque, or pask.
Easter (n.) The day on which the festival is observed; Easter day.
Easter (v. i.) To veer to the east; -- said of the wind.
Echoer (n.) One who, or that which, echoes.
Eggler (n.) One who gathers, or deals in, eggs.
Either (a. & pron.) One of two; the one or the other; -- properly used of two things, but sometimes of a larger number, for any one.
Either (a. & pron.) Each of two; the one and the other; both; -- formerly, also, each of any number.
Either (conj. Either) precedes two, or more, coordinate words or phrases, and is introductory to an alternative. It is correlative to or.
Elater (n.) One who, or that which, elates.
Elater (n.) An elastic spiral filament for dispersing the spores, as in some liverworts.
Elater (n.) Any beetle of the family Elateridae, having the habit, when laid on the back, of giving a sudden upward spring, by a quick movement of the articulation between the abdomen and thorax; -- called also click beetle, spring beetle, and snapping beetle.
Elater (n.) The caudal spring used by Podura and related insects for leaping. See Collembola.
Elater (n.) The active principle of elaterium, being found in the juice of the wild or squirting cucumber (Ecballium agreste, formerly Motordica Elaterium) and other related species. It is extracted as a bitter, white, crystal
Eloper (n.) One who elopes.
Envier (n.) One who envies; one who desires inordinately what another possesses.
Eraser (n.) One who, or that which, erases; esp., a sharp instrument or a piece of rubber used to erase writings, drawings, etc.
Espier (n.) One who espies.
Etcher (n.) One who etches.
Evener (n.) One who, or that which makes even.
Evener (n.) In vehicles, a swinging crossbar, to the ends of which other crossbars, or whiffletrees, are hung, to equalize the draught when two or three horses are used abreast.
Fabler (n.) A writer of fables; a fabulist; a dealer in untruths or falsehoods.
Falcer (n.) One of the mandibles of a spider.
Faller (n.) One who, or that which, falls.
Faller (n.) A part which acts by falling, as a stamp in a fulling mill, or the device in a spinning machine to arrest motion when a thread breaks.
Falser (n.) A deceiver.
Falter (v. t.) To thrash in the chaff; also, to cleanse or sift, as barley.
Falter (v. & n.) To hesitate; to speak brokenly or weakly; to stammer; as, his tongue falters.
Falter (v. & n.) To tremble; to totter; to be unsteady.
Falter (v. & n.) To hesitate in purpose or action.
Falter (v. & n.) To fail in distinctness or regularity of exercise; -- said of the mind or of thought.
Falter (v. t.) To utter with hesitation, or in a broken, trembling, or weak manner.
Falter (v. i.) Hesitation; trembling; feebleness; an uncertain or broken sound; as, a slight falter in her voice.
Fanner (n.) One who fans.
Fanner (n.) A fan wheel; a fan blower. See under Fan.
Farmer (n.) One who farms
Farmer (n.) One who hires and cultivates a farm; a cultivator of leased ground; a tenant.
Farmer (n.) One who is devoted to the tillage of the soil; one who cultivates a farm; an agriculturist; a husbandman.
Farmer (n.) One who takes taxes, customs, excise, or other duties, to collect, either paying a fixed annuual rent for the privilege; as, a farmer of the revenues.
Farmer (n.) The lord of the field, or one who farms the lot and cope of the crown.
Faster (n.) One who abstains from food.
Father (n.) One who has begotten a child, whether son or daughter; a generator; a male parent.
Father (n.) A male ancestor more remote than a parent; a progenitor; especially, a first ancestor; a founder of a race or family; -- in the plural, fathers, ancestors.
Father (n.) One who performs the offices of a parent by maintenance, affetionate care, counsel, or protection.
Father (n.) A respectful mode of address to an old man.
Father (n.) A senator of ancient Rome.
Father (n.) A dignitary of the church, a superior of a convent, a confessor (called also father confessor), or a priest; also, the eldest member of a profession, or of a legislative assembly, etc.
Father (n.) One of the chief esslesiastical authorities of the first centuries after Christ; -- often spoken of collectively as the Fathers; as, the Latin, Greek, or apostolic Fathers.
Father (n.) One who, or that which, gives origin; an originator; a producer, author, or contriver; the first to practice any art, profession, or occupation; a distinguished example or teacher.
Father (n.) The Supreme Being and Creator; God; in theology, the first person in the Trinity.
Father (v. t.) To make one's self the father of; to beget.
Father (v. t.) To take as one's own child; to adopt; hence, to assume as one's own work; to acknowledge one's self author of or responsible for (a statement, policy, etc.).
Father (v. t.) To provide with a father.
Fatner (n.) One who fattens. [R.] See Fattener.
Fawner (n.) One who fawns; a sycophant.
Fearer (n.) One who fars.
Feeder (n.) One who, or that which, gives food or supplies nourishment; steward.
Feeder (n.) One who furnishes incentives; an encourager.
Feeder (n.) One who eats or feeds; specifically, an animal to be fed or fattened.
Feeder (n.) One who fattens cattle for slaughter.
Feeder (n.) A stream that flows into another body of water; a tributary; specifically (Hydraulic Engin.), a water course which supplies a canal or reservoir by gravitation or natural flow.
Feeder (n.) A branch railroad, stage
Feeder (n.) A small lateral lode falling into the main lode or mineral vein.
Feeder (n.) A strong discharge of gas from a fissure; a blower.
Feeder (n.) An auxiliary part of a machine which supplies or leads along the material operated upon.
Feeder (n.) A device for supplying steam boilers with water as needed.
Feeler (n.) One who, or that which, feels.
Feeler (n.) One of the sense organs or certain animals (as insects), which are used in testing objects by touch and in searching for food; an antenna; a palp.
Feeler (n.) Anything, as a proposal, observation, etc., put forth or thrown out in order to ascertain the views of others; something tentative.
Feller (n.) One who, or that which, fells, knocks or cuts down; a machine for felling trees.
Feller (n.) An appliance to a sewing machine for felling a seam.
Felter (v. t.) To clot or mat together like felt.
Fencer (n.) One who fences; one who teaches or practices the art of fencing with sword or foil.
Fender (v. t. & i.) One who or that which defends or protects by warding off harm
Fender (v. t. & i.) A screen to prevent coals or sparks of an open fire from escaping to the floor.
Fender (v. t. & i.) Anything serving as a cushion to lessen the shock when a vessel comes in contact with another vessel or a wharf.
Fender (v. t. & i.) A screen to protect a carriage from mud thrown off the wheels: also, a splashboard.
Fender (v. t. & i.) Anything set up to protect an exposed angle, as of a house, from damage by carriage wheels.
Ferier (a.) compar. of Fere, fierce.
Ferrer (a. & adv.) compar. of Fer.
Fester (n.) To generate pus; to become imflamed and suppurate; as, a sore or a wound festers.
Fester (n.) To be inflamed; to grow virulent, or malignant; to grow in intensity; to rankle.
Fester (v. t.) To cause to fester or rankle.
Fester (n.) A small sore which becomes inflamed and discharges corrupt matter; a pustule.
Fester (n.) A festering or rankling.
Fetter (n.) A chain or shackle for the feet; a chain by which an animal is confined by the foot, either made fast or disabled from free and rapid motion; a bond; a shackle.
Fetter (n.) Anything that confines or restrains; a restraint.
Fetter (p. pr. & vb. n.) To put fetters upon; to shackle or confine the feet of with a chain; to bind.
Fetter (p. pr. & vb. n.) To restrain from motion; to impose restraints on; to confine; to enchain; as, fettered by obligations.
feuter (v. t.) To set close; to fix in rest, as a spear.
Fibber (n.) One who tells fibs.
Filler (n.) One who, or that which, fills; something used for filling.
Filler (n.) A thill horse.
Filter (n.) Any porous substance, as cloth, paper, sand, or charcoal, through which water or other liquid may passed to cleanse it from the solid or impure matter held in suspension; a chamber or device containing such substance; a strainer; also, a similar device for purifying air.
Filter (n.) To purify or defecate, as water or other liquid, by causing it to pass through a filter.
Filter (v. i.) To pass through a filter; to percolate.
Filter (n.) Same as Philter.
Finder (n.) One who, or that which, finds; specifically (Astron.), a small telescope of low power and large field of view, attached to a larger telescope, for the purpose of finding an object more readily.
Fineer (v. i.) To run in dept by getting goods made up in a way unsuitable for the use of others, and then threatening not to take them except on credit.
Fineer (v. t.) To veneer.
Finger (n.) One of the five terminating members of the hand; a digit; esp., one of the four extermities of the hand, other than the thumb.
Finger (n.) Anything that does work of a finger; as, the pointer of a clock, watch, or other registering machine; especially (Mech.) a small projecting rod, wire, or piece, which is brought into contact with an object to effect, direct, or restrain a motion.
Finger (n.) The breadth of a finger, or the fourth part of the hand; a measure of nearly an inch; also, the length of finger, a measure in domestic use in the United States, of about four and a half inches or one eighth of a yard.
Finger (n.) Skill in the use of the fingers, as in playing upon a musical instrument.
Finger (v. t.) To touch with the fingers; to handle; to meddle with.
Finger (v. t.) To touch lightly; to toy with.
Finger (v. t.) To perform on an instrument of music.
Finger (v. t.) To mark the notes of (a piece of music) so as to guide the fingers in playing.
Finger (v. t.) To take thievishly; to pilfer; to purloin.
Finger (v. t.) To execute, as any delicate work.
Finger (v. i.) To use the fingers in playing on an instrument.
Finner (n.) A finback whale.
Fisher (n.) One who fishes.
Fisher (n.) A carnivorous animal of the Weasel family (Mustela Canadensis); the pekan; the "black cat."
Fitter (n.) One who fits or makes to fit;
Fitter (n.) One who tries on, and adjusts, articles of dress.
Fitter (n.) One who fits or adjusts the different parts of machinery to each other.
Fitter (n.) A coal broker who conducts the sales between the owner of a coal pit and the shipper.
Fitter (n.) A little piece; a flitter; a flinder.
Flayer (n.) One who strips off the skin.
Flemer (n.) One who, or that which, banishes or expels.
Flower (n.) In the popular sense, the bloom or blossom of a plant; the showy portion, usually of a different color, shape, and texture from the foliage.
Flower (n.) The fairest, freshest, and choicest part of anything; as, the flower of an army, or of a family; the state or time of freshness and bloom; as, the flower of life, that is, youth.
Flower (n.) Grain pulverized; meal; flour.
Flower (n.) A substance in the form of a powder, especially when condensed from sublimation; as, the flowers of sulphur.
Flower (n.) A figure of speech; an ornament of style.
Flower (n.) Ornamental type used chiefly for borders around pages, cards, etc.
Flower (n.) Menstrual discharges.
Flower (v. i.) To blossom; to bloom; to expand the petals, as a plant; to produce flowers; as, this plant flowers in June.
Flower (v. i.) To come into the finest or fairest condition.
Flower (v. i.) To froth; to ferment gently, as new beer.
Flower (v. i.) To come off as flowers by sublimation.
Flower (v. t.) To embellish with flowers; to adorn with imitated flowers; as, flowered silk.
Fluter (n.) One who plays on the flute; a flutist or flautist.
Fluter (n.) One who makes grooves or flutings.
Fodder (n.) A weight by which lead and some other metals were formerly sold, in England, varying from 19/ to 24 cwt.; a fother.
Fodder (n.) That which is fed out to cattle horses, and sheep, as hay, cornstalks, vegetables, etc.
Fodder (v.t.) To feed, as cattle, with dry food or cut grass, etc.;to furnish with hay, straw, oats, etc.
Foiler (n.) One who foils or frustrates.
Folder (n.) One who, or that which, folds; esp., a flat, knifelike instrument used for folding paper.
Folier (n.) Goldsmith's foil.
Forcer (n.) One who, or that which, forces or drives.
Forcer (n.) The solid piston of a force pump; the instrument by which water is forced in a pump.
Forcer (n.) A small hand pump for sinking pits, draining cellars, etc.
Forger (n. & v. t.) One who forges, makes, of forms; a fabricator; a falsifier.
Forger (n. & v. t.) Especially: One guilty of forgery; one who makes or issues a counterfeit document.
Former (n.) One who forms; a maker; a creator.
Former (n.) A shape around which an article is to be shaped, molded, woven wrapped, pasted, or otherwise constructed.
Former (n.) A templet, pattern, or gauge by which an article is shaped.
Former (n.) A cutting die.
Former (a.) Preceding in order of time; antecedent; previous; prior; earlier; hence, ancient; long past.
Former (a.) Near the beginning; preceeding; as, the former part of a discourse or argument.
Former (a.) Earlier, as between two things mentioned together; first mentioned.
Foster (v. t.) To feed; to nourish; to support; to bring up.
Foster (v. t.) To cherish; to promote the growth of; to encourage; to sustain and promote; as, to foster genius.
Foster (v. i.) To be nourished or trained up together.
Foster (n.) A forester.
Foster (n.) One who, or that which, fosters.
Fother (n.) A wagonload; a load of any sort.
Fother (n.) See Fodder, a unit of weight.
Fother (v. t.) To stop (a leak in a ship at sea) by drawing under its bottom a thrummed sail, so that the pressure of the water may force it into the crack.
Fouter (n.) A despicable fellow.
Fowler (n.) A sportsman who pursues wild fowl, or takes or kills for food.
Framer (n.) One who frames; as, the framer of a building; the framers of the Constitution.
Frater (n.) A monk; also, a frater house.
Frower (n.) A tool. See 2d Frow.
Fudder (n.) See Fodder, a weight.
Fueler (n.) One who, or that which, supplies fuel.
Fuller (v. t.) One whose occupation is to full cloth.
Fuller (a.) A die; a half-round set hammer, used for forming grooves and spreading iron; -- called also a creaser.
Fuller (v. t.) To form a groove or channel in, by a fuller or set hammer; as, to fuller a bayonet.
Found 150 occurrences.
Gabber (n.) A liar; a deceiver.
Gabber (n.) One addicted to idle talk.
Gadder (n.) One who roves about idly, a rambling gossip.
Gaffer (n.) An old fellow; an aged rustic.
Gaffer (n.) A foreman or overseer of a gang of laborers.
Gagger (n.) One who gags.
Gagger (n.) A piece of iron imbedded in the sand of a mold to keep the sand in place.
Gailer (n.) A jailer.
Gainer (n.) One who gains.
Gaiter (n.) A covering of cloth or leather for the ankle and instep, or for the whole leg from the knee to the instep, fitting down upon the shoe.
Gaiter (n.) A kind of shoe, consisting of cloth, and covering the ankle.
Gaiter (v. t.) To dress with gaiters.
Gammer (n.) An old wife; an old woman; -- correlative of gaffer, an old man.
Gander (n.) The male of any species of goose.
Ganger (n.) One who oversees a gang of workmen.
Gaoler (n.) The keeper of a jail. See Jailer.
Garner (n.) A granary; a building or place where grain is stored for preservation.
Garner (v. t.) To gather for preservation; to store, as in a granary; to treasure.
Garter (n.) A band used to prevent a stocking from slipping down on the leg.
Garter (n.) The distinguishing badge of the highest order of knighthood in Great Britain, called the Order of the Garter, instituted by Edward III.; also, the Order itself.
Garter (n.) Same as Bendlet.
Garter (v. t.) To bind with a garter.
Garter (v. t.) To invest with the Order of the Garter.
Gaster (v. t.) To gast.
Gather (v. t.) To bring together; to collect, as a number of separate things, into one place, or into one aggregate body; to assemble; to muster; to congregate.
Gather (v. t.) To pick out and bring together from among what is of less value; to collect, as a harvest; to harvest; to cull; to pick off; to pluck.
Gather (v. t.) To accumulate by collecting and saving little by little; to amass; to gain; to heap up.
Gather (v. t.) To bring closely together the parts or particles of; to contract; to compress; to bring together in folds or plaits, as a garment; also, to draw together, as a piece of cloth by a thread; to pucker; to plait; as, to gather a ruffle.
Gather (v. t.) To derive, or deduce, as an inference; to collect, as a conclusion, from circumstances that suggest, or arguments that prove; to infer; to conclude.
Gather (v. t.) To gain; to win.
Gather (v. t.) To bring together, or nearer together, in masonry, as where the width of a fireplace is rapidly diminished to the width of the flue, or the like.
Gather (v. t.) To haul in; to take up; as, to gather the slack of a rope.
Gather (v. i.) To come together; to collect; to unite; to become assembled; to congregate.
Gather (v. i.) To grow larger by accretion; to increase.
Gather (v. i.) To concentrate; to come to a head, as a sore, and generate pus; as, a boil has gathered.
Gather (v. i.) To collect or bring things together.
Gather (n.) A plait or fold in cloth, made by drawing a thread through it; a pucker.
Gather (n.) The inclination forward of the axle journals to keep the wheels from working outward.
Gather (n.) The soffit or under surface of the masonry required in gathering. See Gather, v. t., 7.
Gauger (n.) One who gauges; an officer whose business it is to ascertain the contents of casks.
Gelder (n.) One who gelds or castrates.
Gender (n.) Kind; sort.
Gender (n.) Sex, male or female.
Gender (n.) A classification of nouns, primarily according to sex; and secondarily according to some fancied or imputed quality associated with sex.
Gender (n.) To beget; to engender.
Gender (v. i.) To copulate; to breed.
Gerner (n.) A garner.
Getter (n.) One who gets, gains, obtains, acquires, begets, or procreates.
Geyser (n.) A boiling spring which throws forth at frequent intervals jets of water, mud, etc., driven up by the expansive power of steam.
Gibber (n.) A balky horse.
Gibber (v. i.) To speak rapidly and inarticulately.
Gilder (n.) One who gilds; one whose occupation is to overlay with gold.
Gilder (n.) A Dutch coin. See Guilder.
Gimmer (n.) Alt. of Gimmor
Ginger (n.) A plant of the genus Zingiber, of the East and West Indies. The species most known is Z. officinale.
Ginger (n.) The hot and spicy rootstock of Zingiber officinale, which is much used in cookery and in medicine.
Gipser (n.) Alt. of Gipsire
Girder (n.) One who girds; a satirist.
Girder (n.) One who, or that which, girds.
Girder (n.) A main beam; a stright, horizontal beam to span an opening or carry weight, such as ends of floor beams, etc.; hence, a framed or built-up member discharging the same office, technically called a compound girder. See Illusts. of Frame, and Doubleframed floor, under Double.
Glaver (v. i.) To prate; to jabber; to babble.
Glaver (v. i.) To flatter; to wheedle.
Glazer (n.) One who applies glazing, as in pottery manufacture, etc.; one who gives a glasslike or glossy surface to anything; a calenderer or smoother of cloth, paper, and the like.
Glazer (n.) A tool or machine used in glazing, polishing, smoothing, etc.; amoung cutlers and lapidaries, a wooden wheel covered with emery, or having a band of lead and tin alloy, for polishing cutlery, etc.
Glider (n.) One who, or that which, glides.
Gloser (n.) See Glosser.
Glover (n.) One whose trade it is to make or sell gloves.
Glower (v. i.) to look intently; to stare angrily or with a scowl.
Glozer (n.) A flatterer.
Gnawer (n.) One who, or that which, gnaws.
Gnawer (n.) A rodent.
Goffer (v. t.) To plait, flute, or crimp. See Gauffer.
Goiter (n.) Alt. of Goitre
Golfer (n.) One who plays golf.
Goober (n.) A peanut.
Gopher (n.) One of several North American burrowing rodents of the genera Geomys and Thomomys, of the family Geomyidae; -- called also pocket gopher and pouched rat. See Pocket gopher, and Tucan.
Gopher (n.) One of several western American species of the genus Spermophilus, of the family Sciuridae; as, the gray gopher (Spermophilus Franklini) and the striped gopher (S. tridecem
Gopher (n.) A large land tortoise (Testudo Carilina) of the Southern United States, which makes extensive burrows.
Gopher (n.) A large burrowing snake (Spilotes Couperi) of the Southern United States.
Gouger (n.) See Plum Gouger.
Grader (n.) One who grades, or that by means of which grading is done or facilitated.
Grater (a.) One who, or that which, grates; especially, an instrument or utensil with a rough, indented surface, for rubbing off small particles of any substance; as a grater for nutmegs.
Graver (n.) One who graves; an engraver or a sculptor; one whose occupation is te cut letters or figures in stone or other hard material.
Graver (n.) An ergraving or cutting tool; a burin.
Grazer (n.) One that grazes; a creature which feeds on growing grass or herbage.
Griper (a.) One who gripes; an oppressor; an extortioner.
Grocer (n.) A trader who deals in tea, sugar, spices, coffee, fruits, and various other commodities.
Groper (n.) One who gropes; one who feels his way in the dark, or searches by feeling.
Grower (n.) One who grows or produces; as, a grower of corn; also, that which grows or increases; as, a vine may be a rank or a slow grower.
Gueber (n.) Alt. of Guebre
Guffer (n.) The eelpout; guffer eel.
Guider (n.) A guide; a director.
Guiser (n.) A person in disguise; a masker; a mummer.
Guller (n.) One who gulls; a deceiver.
Gummer (n.) A punch-cutting tool, or machine for deepening and enlarging the spaces between the teeth of a worn saw.
Gunner (n.) One who works a gun, whether on land or sea; a cannoneer.
Gunner (n.) A warrant officer in the navy having charge of the ordnance on a vessel.
Gunner (n.) The great northern diver or loon. See Loon.
Gunner (n.) The sea bream.
Gusher (n.) One who gushes.
Gutter (n.) A channel at the eaves of a roof for conveying away the rain; an eaves channel; an eaves trough.
Gutter (n.) A small channel at the roadside or elsewhere, to lead off surface water.
Gutter (n.) Any narrow channel or groove; as, a gutter formed by erosion in the vent of a gun from repeated firing.
Gutter (v. t.) To cut or form into small longitudinal hollows; to channel.
Gutter (v. t.) To supply with a gutter or gutters.
Gutter (v. i.) To become channeled, as a candle when the flame flares in the wind.
Found 106 occurrences.
Hacker (n.) One who, or that which, hacks. Specifically: A cutting instrument for making notches; esp., one used for notching pine trees in collecting turpentine; a hack.
Hadder (n.) Heather; heath.
Hafter (n.) A caviler; a wrangler.
Halfer (n.) One who possesses or gives half only; one who shares.
Halfer (n.) A male fallow deer gelded.
Halser (n.) See Hawser.
Halter (n.) One who halts or limps; a cripple.
Halter (n.) A strong strap or cord.
Halter (n.) A rope or strap, with or without a headstall, for leading or tying a horse.
Halter (n.) A rope for hanging malefactors; a noose.
Halter (v. t.) To tie by the neck with a rope, strap, or halter; to put a halter on; to subject to a hangman's halter.
Hammer (n.) An instrument for driving nails, beating metals, and the like, consisting of a head, usually of steel or iron, fixed crosswise to a handle.
Hammer (n.) Something which in firm or action resembles the common hammer
Hammer (n.) That part of a clock which strikes upon the bell to indicate the hour.
Hammer (n.) The padded mallet of a piano, which strikes the wires, to produce the tones.
Hammer (n.) The malleus.
Hammer (n.) That part of a gunlock which strikes the percussion cap, or firing pin; the cock; formerly, however, a piece of steel covering the pan of a flintlock musket and struck by the flint of the cock to ignite the priming.
Hammer (n.) Also, a person of thing that smites or shatters; as, St. Augustine was the hammer of heresies.
Hammer (v. t.) To beat with a hammer; to beat with heavy blows; as, to hammer iron.
Hammer (v. t.) To form or forge with a hammer; to shape by beating.
Hammer (v. t.) To form in the mind; to shape by hard intellectual labor; -- usually with out.
Hammer (v. i.) To be busy forming anything; to labor hard as if shaping something with a hammer.
Hammer (v. i.) To strike repeated blows, literally or figuratively.
Hamper (n.) A large basket, usually with a cover, used for the packing and carrying of articles; as, a hamper of wine; a clothes hamper; an oyster hamper, which contains two bushels.
Hamper (v. t.) To put in a hamper.
Hamper (v. t.) To put a hamper or fetter on; to shackle; to insnare; to inveigle; hence, to impede in motion or progress; to embarrass; to encumber.
Hamper (n.) A shackle; a fetter; anything which impedes.
Hamper (n.) Articles ordinarily indispensable, but in the way at certain times.
Hander (n.) One who hands over or transmits; a conveyer in succession.
Hanger (n.) One who hangs, or causes to be hanged; a hangman.
Hanger (n.) That by which a thing is suspended.
Hanger (n.) A strap hung to the girdle, by which a dagger or sword is suspended.
Hanger (n.) A part that suspends a journal box in which shafting runs. See Illust. of Countershaft.
Hanger (n.) A bridle iron.
Hanger (n.) That which hangs or is suspended, as a sword worn at the side; especially, in the 18th century, a short, curved sword.
Hanger (n.) A steep, wooded declivity.
Hanker (v. i.) To long (for) with a keen appetite and uneasiness; to have a vehement desire; -- usually with for or after; as, to hanker after fruit; to hanker after the diversions of the town.
Hanker (v. i.) To linger in expectation or with desire.
Harder (n.) A South African mullet, salted for food.
Harier (n.) See Harrier.
Harper (n.) A player on the harp; a minstrel.
Harper (n.) A brass coin bearing the emblem of a harp, -- formerly current in Ireland.
Hatter (v. t.) To tire or worry; -- out.
Hatter (n.) One who makes or sells hats.
Hauler (n.) One who hauls.
Hawker (n.) One who sells wares by crying them in the street; hence, a peddler or a packman.
Hawker (v. i.) To sell goods by outcry in the street.
Hawker (n.) A falconer.
Hawser (n.) A large rope made of three strands each containing many yarns.
Header (n.) One who, or that which, heads nails, rivets, etc., esp. a machine for heading.
Header (n.) One who heads a movement, a party, or a mob; head; chief; leader.
Header (n.) A brick or stone laid with its shorter face or head in the surface of the wall.
Header (n.) In framing, the piece of timber fitted between two trimmers, and supported by them, and carrying the ends of the tailpieces.
Header (n.) A reaper for wheat, that cuts off the heads only.
Header (n.) A fall or plunge headforemost, as while riding a bicycle, or in bathing; as, to take a header.
Heaper (n.) One who heaps, piles, or amasses.
Hearer (n.) One who hears; an auditor.
Heater (n.) One who, or that which, heats.
Heater (n.) Any contrivance or implement, as a furnace, stove, or other heated body or vessel, etc., used to impart heat to something, or to contain something to be heated.
Heaver (n.) One who, or that which, heaves or lifts; a laborer employed on docks in handling freight; as, a coal heaver.
Heaver (n.) A bar used as a lever.
Hedger (n.) One who makes or mends hedges; also, one who hedges, as, in betting.
Heeler (n.) A cock that strikes well with his heels or spurs.
Heeler (n.) A dependent and subservient hanger-on of a political patron.
Heifer (n.) A young cow.
Helper (n.) One who, or that which, helps, aids, assists, or relieves; as, a lay helper in a parish.
Hemmer (n.) One who, or that which, hems with a needle.
Hemmer (n.) An attachment to a sewing machine, for turning under the edge of a piece of fabric, preparatory to stitching it down.
Hemmer (n.) A tool for turning over the edge of sheet metal to make a hem.
Hepper (n.) A young salmon; a parr.
Herber (n.) A garden; a pleasure garden.
Herder (n.) A herdsman.
Hesper (n.) The evening; Hesperus.
Hinder (a.) Of or belonging to that part or end which is in the rear, or which follows; as, the hinder part of a wagon; the hinder parts of a horse.
Hinder (a.) To keep back or behind; to prevent from starting or moving forward; to check; to retard; to obstruct; to bring to a full stop; -- often followed by from; as, an accident hindered the coach; drought hinders the growth of plants; to hinder me from going.
Hinder (a.) To prevent or embarrass; to debar; to shut out.
Hinder (v. i.) To interpose obstacles or impediments; to be a hindrance.
Hither (adv.) To this place; -- used with verbs signifying motion, and implying motion toward the speaker; correlate of hence and thither; as, to come or bring hither.
Hither (adv.) To this point, source, conclusion, design, etc.; -- in a sense not physical.
Hither (a.) Being on the side next or toward the person speaking; nearer; -- correlate of thither and farther; as, on the hither side of a hill.
Hither (a.) Applied to time: On the hither side of, younger than; of fewer years than.
Hitter (n.) One who hits or strikes; as, a hard hitter.
Hoaxer (n.) One who hoaxes.
Hogger (n.) A stocking without a foot, worn by coal miners at work.
Holder (n.) One who is employed in the hold of a vessel.
Holder (n.) One who, or that which, holds.
Holder (n.) One who holds land, etc., under another; a tenant.
Holder (n.) The payee of a bill of exchange or a promissory note, or the one who owns or holds it.
Hooker (n.) One who, or that which, hooks.
Hooker (n.) A Dutch vessel with two masts.
Hooker (n.) A fishing boat with one mast, used on the coast of Ireland.
Hooker (n.) A sailor's contemptuous term for any antiquated craft.
Hooper (n.) One who hoops casks or tubs; a cooper.
Hooper (n.) The European whistling, or wild, swan (Olor cygnus); -- called also hooper swan, whooping swan, and elk.
Hopper (n.) One who, or that which, hops.
Hopper (n.) See Grasshopper, 2.
Hopper (n.) A game. See Hopscotch.
Hopper (n.) See Grasshopper, and Frog hopper, Grape hopper, Leaf hopper, Tree hopper, under Frog, Grape, Leaf, and Tree.
Hopper (n.) The larva of a cheese fly.
Hopper (n.) A vessel for carrying waste, garbage, etc., out to sea, so constructed as to discharge its load by a mechanical contrivance; -- called also dumping scow.
Horner (n.) One who works or deal in horn or horns.
Horner (n.) One who winds or blows the horn.
Horner (n.) One who horns or cuckolds.
Horner (n.) The British sand lance or sand eel (Ammodytes lanceolatus).
Hosier (n.) One who deals in hose or stocking, or in goods knit or woven like hose.
Howker (n.) Same as Hooker.
Howler (n.) One who howls.
Howler (n.) Any South American monkey of the genus Mycetes. Many species are known. They are arboreal in their habits, and are noted for the loud, discordant howling in which they indulge at night.
Hubner (n.) A mineral of brownish black color, occurring in columnar or foliated masses. It is native manganese tungstate.
Huffer (n.) A bully; a blusterer.
Hugger (n.) One who hugs or embraces.
Hugger (v. t. & i.) To conceal; to lurk ambush.
Huller (n.) One who, or that which, hulls; especially, an agricultural machine for removing the hulls from grain; a hulling machine.
Hulver (n.) Holly, an evergreen shrub or tree.
Hummer (n.) One who, or that which, hums; one who applauds by humming.
Hummer (n.) A humming bird.
Hunger (n.) An uneasy sensation occasioned normally by the want of food; a craving or desire for food.
Hunger (n.) Any strong eager desire.
Hunger (n.) To feel the craving or uneasiness occasioned by want of food; to be oppressed by hunger.
Hunger (n.) To have an eager desire; to long.
Hunger (v. t.) To make hungry; to famish.
Hunker (n.) Originally, a nickname for a member of the conservative section of the Democratic party in New York; hence, one opposed to progress in general; a fogy.
Hunter (n.) One who hunts wild animals either for sport or for food; a huntsman.
Hunter (n.) A dog that scents game, or is trained to the chase; a hunting dog.
Hunter (n.) A horse used in the chase; especially, a thoroughbred, bred and trained for hunting.
Hunter (n.) One who hunts or seeks after anything, as if for game; as, a fortune hunter a place hunter.
Hunter (n.) A kind of spider. See Hunting spider, under Hunting.
Hunter (n.) A hunting watch, or one of which the crystal is protected by a metallic cover.
Hurler (n.) One who hurls, or plays at hurling.
Hurter (n.) A bodily injury causing pain; a wound, bruise, or the like.
Hurter (n.) An injury causing pain of mind or conscience; a slight; a stain; as of sin.
Hurter (n.) Injury; damage; detriment; harm; mischief.
Hurter (n.) One who hurts or does harm.
Hurter (v. t.) A butting piece; a strengthening piece, esp.: (Mil.) A piece of wood at the lower end of a platform, designed to prevent the wheels of gun carriages from injuring the parapet.
Husher (n.) An usher.
Huxter (n. & v. i.) See Huckster.
Found 136 occurrences.
Imager (n.) One who images or forms likenesses; a sculptor.
Ironer (n.) One who, or that which, irons.
Isomer (n.) A body or compound which is isomeric with another body or compound; a member of an isomeric series.
Issuer (n.) One who issues, emits, or publishes.
Jabber (v. i.) To talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly; to utter gibberish or nonsense; to chatter.
Jabber (v. t.) To utter rapidly or indistinctly; to gabble; as, to jabber French.
Jabber (n.) Rapid or incoherent talk, with indistinct utterance; gibberish.
Jabber (n.) One who jabbers.
Jaeger (n.) See Jager.
Jagger (n.) One who carries about a small load; a peddler. See 2d Jag.
Jagger (n.) One who, or that which, jags; specifically: (a) jagging iron used for crimping pies, cakes, etc. (b) A toothed chisel. See Jag, v. t.
Jailer (n.) The keeper of a jail or prison.
Janker (n.) A long pole on two wheels, used in hauling logs.
Jeerer (n.) A scoffer; a railer; a mocker.
Jerker (n.) A beater.
Jerker (n.) One who jerks or moves with a jerk.
Jerker (n.) A North American river chub (Hybopsis biguttatus).
Jester (n.) A buffoon; a merry-andrew; a court fool.
Jester (n.) A person addicted to jesting, or to indulgence in light and amusing talk.
Jetter (n.) One who struts; one who bears himself jauntily; a fop.
Jibber (n.) A horse that jibs.
Jigger (n.) A species of flea (Sarcopsylla, / Pulex, penetrans), which burrows beneath the skin. See Chigoe.
Jigger (n. & v.) One who, or that which, jigs; specifically, a miner who sorts or cleans ore by the process of jigging; also, the sieve used in jigging.
Jigger (n. & v.) A horizontal table carrying a revolving mold, on which earthen vessels are shaped by rapid motion; a potter's wheel.
Jigger (n. & v.) A templet or tool by which vessels are shaped on a potter's wheel.
Jigger (n. & v.) A light tackle, consisting of a double and single block and the fall, used for various purposes, as to increase the purchase on a topsail sheet in hauling it home; the watch tackle.
Jigger (n. & v.) A small fishing vessel, rigged like a yawl.
Jigger (n. & v.) A supplementary sail. See Dandy, n., 2 (b).
Jigger (n.) A pendulum rolling machine for slicking or graining leather; same as Jack, 4 (i).
Jobber (n.) One who works by the job.
Jobber (n.) A dealer in the public stocks or funds; a stockjobber.
Jobber (n.) One who buys goods from importers, wholesalers, or manufacturers, and sells to retailers.
Jobber (n.) One who turns official or public business to private advantage; hence, one who performs low or mercenary work in office, politics, or intrigue.
Jogger (n.) One who jogs.
Joiner (n.) One who, or that which, joins.
Joiner (n.) One whose occupation is to construct articles by joining pieces of wood; a mechanic who does the woodwork (as doors, stairs, etc.) necessary for the finishing of buildings.
Joiner (n.) A wood-working machine, for sawing, plaining, mortising, tenoning, grooving, etc.
Jolter (n.) One who, or that which, jolts.
Jotter (n.) One who jots down memoranda.
Jotter (n.) A memorandum book.
Jowler (n.) A dog with large jowls, as the beagle.
Jowter (n.) A mounted peddler of fish; -- called also jouster.
Judger (n.) One who judges.
Jugger (n.) An East Indian falcon. See Lugger.
Jumper (n.) One who, or that which, jumps.
Jumper (n.) A long drilling tool used by masons and quarrymen.
Jumper (n.) A rude kind of sleigh; -- usually, a simple box on runners which are in one piece with the poles that form the thills.
Jumper (n.) The larva of the cheese fly. See Cheese fly, under Cheese.
Jumper (n.) A name applied in the 18th century to certain Calvinistic Methodists in Wales whose worship was characterized by violent convulsions.
Jumper (n.) spring to impel the star wheel, also a pawl to lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece.
Jumper (n.) A loose upper garment
Jumper (n.) A sort of blouse worn by workmen over their ordinary dress to protect it.
Jumper (n.) A fur garment worn in Arctic journeys.
Junker (n.) A young German noble or squire; esp., a member of the aristocratic party in Prussia.
Kadder (n.) The jackdaw.
Kaiser (n.) The ancient title of emperors of Germany assumed by King William of Prussia when crowned sovereign of the new German empire in 1871.
Kedger (n.) A small anchor; a kedge.
Keeler (n.) One employed in managing a Newcastle keel; -- called also keelman.
Keeler (n.) A small or shallow tub; esp., one used for holding materials for calking ships, or one used for washing dishes, etc.
Keener (n.) A professional mourner who wails at a funeral.
Keeper (n.) One who, or that which, keeps; one who, or that which, holds or has possession of anything.
Keeper (n.) One who retains in custody; one who has the care of a prison and the charge of prisoners.
Keeper (n.) One who has the care, custody, or superintendence of anything; as, the keeper of a park, a pound, of sheep, of a gate, etc. ; the keeper of attached property; hence, one who saves from harm; a defender; a preserver.
Keeper (n.) One who remains or keeps in a place or position.
Keeper (n.) A ring, strap, clamp, or any device for holding an object in place; as: (a) The box on a door jamb into which the bolt of a lock protrudes, when shot. (b) A ring serving to keep another ring on the finger. (c) A loop near the buckle of a strap to receive the end of the strap.
Keeper (n.) A fruit that keeps well; as, the Roxbury Russet is a good keeper.
Keever (n.) See Keeve, n.
Kelter (n.) Regular order or proper condition.
Kerver (n.) A carver.
Keuper (n.) The upper division of the European Triassic. See Chart of Geology.
Kicker (n.) One who, or that which, kicks.
Killer (n.) One who deprives of life; one who, or that which, kills.
Killer (n.) A voracious, toothed whale of the genus Orca, of which several species are known.
Kilter (n.) See Kelter.
Kipper (n.) A salmon after spawning.
Kipper (n.) A salmon split open, salted, and dried or smoked; -- so called because salmon after spawning were usually so cured, not being good when fresh.
Kipper (v. t.) To cure, by splitting, salting, and smoking.
Kipper (a.) Amorous; also, lively; light-footed; nimble; gay; sprightly.
Kisser (n.) One who kisses.
Knower (n.) One who knows.
Lacker (n.) One who lacks or is in want.
Lacker (n. & v.) See Lacquer.
Ladder (v. i.) A frame usually portable, of wood, metal, or rope, for ascent and descent, consisting of two side pieces to which are fastened cross strips or rounds forming steps.
Ladder (v. i.) That which resembles a ladder in form or use; hence, that by means of which one attains to eminence.
Lagger (n.) A laggard.
Lancer (n.) One who lances; one who carries a lance; especially, a member of a mounted body of men armed with lances, attached to the cavalry service of some nations.
Lancer (n.) A lancet.
Lancer (n.) A set of quadrilles of a certain arrangement.
Lander (n.) One who lands, or makes a landing.
Lander (n.) A person who waits at the mouth of the shaft to receive the kibble of ore.
Lanier (n.) A thong of leather; a whip lash.
Lanier (n.) A strap used to fasten together parts of armor, to hold the shield by, and the like.
Lanner (n. m.) Alt. of Lanneret
Lanyer (n.) See Lanier.
Lapper (n.) One who takes up food or liquid with his tongue.
Larder (n.) A room or place where meat and other articles of food are kept before they are cooked.
Larker (n.) A catcher of larks.
Larker (n.) One who indulges in a lark or frolic.
Lasher (n.) One who whips or lashes.
Lasher (n.) A piece of rope for binding or making fast one thing to another; -- called also lashing.
Lasher (n.) A weir in a river.
Laster (n.) A workman whose business it is to shape boots or shoes, or place leather smoothly, on lasts; a tool for stretching leather on a last.
Lather (n.) Foam or froth made by soap moistened with water.
Lather (n.) Foam from profuse sweating, as of a horse.
Lather (n.) To spread over with lather; as, to lather the face.
Lather (v. i.) To form lather, or a froth like lather; to accumulate foam from profuse sweating, as a horse.
Lather (v. t.) To beat severely with a thong, strap, or the like; to flog.
Latter (a.) Later; more recent; coming or happening after something else; -- opposed to former; as, the former and latter rain.
Latter (a.) Of two things, the one mentioned second.
Latter (a.) Recent; modern.
Latter (a.) Last; latest; final.
Lauder (n.) One who lauds.
Laurer (n.) Laurel.
Laveer (v. i.) To beat against the wind; to tack.
Lawyer (n.) The black-necked stilt. See Stilt.
Lawyer (n.) The bowfin (Amia calva).
Lawyer (n.) The burbot (Lota maculosa).
Layner (n.) A whiplash.
Leader (n.) One who, or that which, leads or conducts; a guide; a conductor.
Leader (n.) One who goes first.
Leader (n.) One having authority to direct; a chief; a commander.
Leader (n.) A performer who leads a band or choir in music; also, in an orchestra, the principal violinist; the one who plays at the head of the first violins.
Leader (n.) A block of hard wood pierced with suitable holes for leading ropes in their proper places.
Leader (n.) The principal wheel in any kind of machinery.
Leader (n.) A horse placed in advance of others; one of the forward pair of horses.
Leader (n.) A pipe for conducting rain water from a roof to a cistern or to the ground; a conductor.
Leader (n.) A net for leading fish into a pound, weir, etc. ; also, a
Leader (n.) A branch or small vein, not important in itself, but indicating the proximity of a better one.
Leader (n.) The first, or the principal, editorial article in a newspaper; a leading or main editorial article.
Leader (n.) A type having a dot or short row of dots upon its face.
Leader (n.) a row of dots, periods, or hyphens, used in tables of contents, etc., to lead the eye across a space to the right word or number.
Leamer (n.) A dog held by a leam.
Leaper (n.) One who, or that which, leaps.
Leaper (n.) A kind of hooked instrument for untwisting old cordage.
Leaser (n.) One who leases or gleans.
Leaser (n.) A liar.
Leaver (n.) One who leaves, or withdraws.
Lecher (n.) A man given to lewdness; one addicted, in an excessive degree, to the indulgence of sexual desire, or to illicit commerce with women.
Lecher (v. i.) To practice lewdness.
Ledger (n.) A book in which a summary of accounts is laid up or preserved; the final book of record in business transactions, in which all debits and credits from the journal, etc., are placed under appropriate heads.
Ledger (n.) A large flat stone, esp. one laid over a tomb.
Ledger (n.) A horizontal piece of timber secured to the uprights and supporting floor timbers, a staircase, scaffolding, or the like. It differs from an intertie in being intended to carry weight.
Leiger (n.) See Leger, n., 2.
Lister (n.) A spear armed with three or more prongs, for striking fish.
Lender (n.) One who lends.
Lenger (a.) Alt. of Lengest
Lesser (a.) Less; smaller; inferior.
Lesser (adv.) Less.
Letter (n.) One who lets or permits; one who lets anything for hire.
Letter (n.) One who retards or hinders.
Letter (n.) A mark or character used as the representative of a sound, or of an articulation of the human organs of speech; a first element of written language.
Letter (n.) A written or printed communication; a message expressed in intelligible characters on something adapted to conveyance, as paper, parchment, etc.; an epistle.
Letter (n.) A writing; an inscription.
Letter (n.) Verbal expression; literal statement or meaning; exact signification or requirement.
Letter (n.) A single type; type, collectively; a style of type.
Letter (n.) Learning; erudition; as, a man of letters.
Letter (n.) A letter; an epistle.
Letter (v. t.) To impress with letters; to mark with letters or words; as, a book gilt and lettered.
Levier (n.) One who levies.
Leyser (n.) Leisure.
Licker (n.) One who, or that which, licks.
Lieder (pl. ) of Lied
Lieger (n.) A resident ambassador.
Lifter (n.) One who, or that which, lifts.
Lifter (n.) A tool for lifting loose sand from the mold; also, a contrivance attached to a cope, to hold the sand together when the cope is lifted.
Ligger (n.) A baited
Ligger (a.) See Ledger, 2.
Limber (n.) The shafts or thills of a wagon or carriage.
Limber (n.) The detachable fore part of a gun carriage, consisting of two wheels, an axle, and a shaft to which the horses are attached. On top is an ammunition box upon which the cannoneers sit.
Limber (n.) Gutters or conduits on each side of the keelson to afford a passage for water to the pump well.
Limber (v. t.) To attach to the limber; as, to limber a gun.
Limber (a.) Easily bent; flexible; pliant; yielding.
Limber (v. t.) To cause to become limber; to make flexible or pliant.
Limmer (a.) Limber.
Limmer (n.) A limehound; a leamer.
Limmer (n.) A mongrel, as a cross between the mastiff and hound.
Limmer (n.) A low, base fellow; also, a prostitute.
Limmer (n.) A man rope at the side of a ladder.
Limner (n.) A painter; an artist
Limner (n.) One who paints portraits.
Limner (n.) One who illuminates books.
Limper (n.) One who limps.
Linger (a.) To delay; to loiter; to remain or wait long; to be slow or reluctant in parting or moving; to be slow in deciding; to be in suspense; to hesitate.
Linger (v. t.) To protract; to draw out.
Linger (v. t.) To spend or pass in a lingering manner; -- with out; as, to linger out one's days on a sick bed.
Lisper (n.) One who lisps.
Lister (n.) One who makes a list or roll.
Lister (n.) Same as Leister.
Lither (a.) Bad; wicked; false; worthless; slothful.
Litter (n.) A bed or stretcher so arranged that a person, esp. a sick or wounded person, may be easily carried in or upon it.
Litter (n.) Straw, hay, etc., scattered on a floor, as bedding for animals to rest on; also, a covering of straw for plants.
Litter (n.) Things lying scattered about in a manner indicating sloven
Litter (n.) Disorder or untidiness resulting from scattered rubbish, or from thongs lying about uncared for; as, a room in a state of litter.
Litter (n.) The young brought forth at one time, by a sow or other multiparous animal, taken collectively. Also Fig.
Litter (v. t.) To supply with litter, as cattle; to cover with litter, as the floor of a stall.
Litter (v. t.) To put into a confused or disordered condition; to strew with scattered articles; as, to litter a room.
Litter (v. t.) To give birth to; to bear; -- said of brutes, esp. those which produce more than one at a birth, and also of human beings, in abhorrence or contempt.
Litter (v. i.) To be supplied with litter as bedding; to sleep or make one's bed in litter.
Litter (v. i.) To produce a litter.
Loader (n.) One who, or that which, loads; a mechanical contrivance for loading, as a gun.
Loafer (n.) One who loafs; a lazy lounger.
Locker (n.) One who, or that which, locks.
Locker (n.) A drawer, cupboard, compartment, or chest, esp. one in a ship, that may be closed with a lock.
Lodger (n.) One who, or that which, lodges; one who occupies a hired room in another's house.
Logger (n.) One engaged in logging. See Log, v. i.
Loiter (v. i.) To be slow in moving; to delay; to linger; to be dilatory; to spend time idly; to saunter; to lag behind.
Loiter (v. i.) To wander as an idle vagrant.
Loller (n.) One who lolls.
Loller (n.) An idle vagabond.
Loller (n.) A Lollard.
Longer (n.) One who longs for anything.
Looker (n.) One who looks.
Looper (n.) An instrument, as a bodkin, for forming a loop in yarn, a cord, etc.
Looper (n.) The larva of any species of geometrid moths. See Geometrid.
Looter (n.) A plunderer.
Loover (n.) See Louver.
Lopper (n.) One who lops or cuts off.
Lopper (v. i.) To turn sour and coagulate from too long standing, as milk.
Louver (n.) Alt. of Louvre
Lovyer (n.) A lover.
Lubber (n.) A heavy, clumsy, or awkward fellow; a sturdy drone; a clown.
Luffer (n.) See Louver.
Lugger (n.) A small vessel having two or three masts, and a running bowsprit, and carrying lugsails. See Illustration in Appendix.
Lugger (n.) An Indian falcon (Falco jugger), similar to the European lanner and the American prairie falcon.
Luller (n.) One who, or that which, lulls.
Lumber (n.) A pawnbroker's shop, or room for storing articles put in pawn; hence, a pledge, or pawn.
Lumber (n.) Old or refuse household stuff; things cumbrous, or bulky and useless, or of small value.
Lumber (n.) Timber sawed or split into the form of beams, joists, boards, planks, staves, hoops, etc.; esp., that which is smaller than heavy timber.
Lumber (b. t.) To heap together in disorder.
Lumber (b. t.) To fill or encumber with lumber; as, to lumber up a room.
Lumber (v. i.) To move heavily, as if burdened.
Lumber (v. i.) To make a sound as if moving heavily or clumsily; to rumble.
Lumber (v. i.) To cut logs in the forest, or prepare timber for market.
Lumper (n.) The European eelpout; -- called also lumpen.
Lumper (n.) One who lumps.
Lumper (n.) A laborer who is employed to load or unload vessels when in harbor.
Lurker (n.) One who lurks.
Lurker (n.) A small fishing boat.
Luster (n.) One who lusts.
Luster (n.) Alt. of Lustre
Luster (v. t.) Alt. of Lustre
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Madder (n.) A plant of the Rubia (R. tinctorum). The root is much used in dyeing red, and formerly was used in medicine. It is cultivated in France and Holland. See Rubiaceous.
Maiger (n.) The meagre.
Mammer (v. i.) To hesitate; to mutter doubtfully.
Mamzer (n.) A person born of relations between whom marriage was forbidden by the Mosaic law; a bastard.
Mander (v. t. & i.) See Maunder.
Manger (n.) A trough or open box in which fodder is placed for horses or cattle to eat.
Manger (n.) The fore part of the deck, having a bulkhead athwart ships high enough to prevent water which enters the hawse holes from running over it.
Manner (n.) Mode of action; way of performing or effecting anything; method; style; form; fashion.
Manner (n.) Characteristic mode of acting, conducting, carrying one's self, or the like; bearing; habitual style.
Manner (n.) Customary method of acting; habit.
Manner (n.) Carriage; behavior; deportment; also, becoming behavior; well-bred carriage and address.
Manner (n.) The style of writing or thought of an author; characteristic peculiarity of an artist.
Manner (n.) Certain degree or measure; as, it is in a manner done already.
Manner (n.) Sort; kind; style; -- in this application sometimes having the sense of a plural, sorts or kinds.
Macher (n.) One who marches.
Marker (n.) One who or that which marks.
Marker (n.) One who keeps account of a game played, as of billiards.
Marker (n.) A counter used in card playing and other games.
Marker (n.) The soldier who forms the pilot of a wheeling column, or marks the direction of an alignment.
Marker (n.) An attachment to a sewing machine for marking a
Marrer (n.) One who mars or injures.
Marver (n.) A stone, or cast-iron plate, or former, on which hot glass is rolled to give it shape.
Masher (n.) One who, or that which, mashes; also (Brewing), a machine for making mash.
Masher (n.) A charmer of women.
Masker (n.) One who wears a mask; one who appears in disguise at a masquerade.
Masker (v. t.) To confuse; to stupefy.
Masser (n.) A priest who celebrates Mass.
Master (n.) A vessel having (so many) masts; -- used only in compounds; as, a two-master.
Master (n.) One who uses, or controls at will, anything inanimate; as, to be master of one's time.
Master (n.) One who has attained great skill in the use or application of anything; as, a master of oratorical art.
Master (n.) A title given by courtesy, now commonly pronounced mister, except when given to boys; -- sometimes written Mister, but usually abbreviated to Mr.
Master (n.) A young gentleman; a lad, or small boy.
Master (n.) The commander of a merchant vessel; -- usually called captain. Also, a commissioned officer in the navy ranking next above ensign and below lieutenant; formerly, an officer on a man-of-war who had immediate charge, under the commander, of sailing the vessel.
Master (n.) A person holding an office of authority among the Freemasons, esp. the presiding officer; also, a person holding a similar office in other civic societies.
Master (v. t.) To become the master of; to subject to one's will, control, or authority; to conquer; to overpower; to subdue.
Master (v. t.) To gain the command of, so as to understand or apply; to become an adept in; as, to master a science.
Master (v. t.) To own; to posses.
Master (v. i.) To be skillful; to excel.
Mather (n.) See Madder.
Matter (n.) That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of anything; the constituent elements of conception; that into which a notion may be analyzed; the essence; the pith; the embodiment.
Matter (n.) That of which the sensible universe and all existent bodies are composed; anything which has extension, occupies space, or is perceptible by the senses; body; substance.
Matter (n.) That with regard to, or about which, anything takes place or is done; the thing aimed at, treated of, or treated; subject of action, discussion, consideration, feeling, complaint, legal action, or the like; theme.
Matter (n.) That which one has to treat, or with which one has to do; concern; affair; business.
Matter (n.) Affair worthy of account; thing of consequence; importance; significance; moment; -- chiefly in the phrases what matter ? no matter, and the like.
Matter (n.) Inducing cause or occasion, especially of anything disagreeable or distressing; difficulty; trouble.
Matter (n.) Amount; quantity; portion; space; -- often indefinite.
Matter (n.) Substance excreted from living animal bodies; that which is thrown out or discharged in a tumor, boil, or abscess; pus; purulent substance.
Matter (n.) That which is permanent, or is supposed to be given, and in or upon which changes are effected by psychological or physical processes and relations; -- opposed to form.
Matter (n.) Written manuscript, or anything to be set in type; copy; also, type set up and ready to be used, or which has been used, in printing.
Matter (v. i.) To be of importance; to import; to signify.
Matter (v. i.) To form pus or matter, as an abscess; to maturate.
Matter (v. t.) To regard as important; to take account of; to care for.
Mauger (prep.) Alt. of Maugre
Meager (a.) Alt. of Meagre
Meager (v. t.) Alt. of Meagre
Meeter (n.) One who meets.
Melter (n.) One who, or that which, melts.
Member (v. t.) To remember; to cause to remember; to mention.
Member (n.) A part of an animal capable of performing a distinct office; an organ; a limb.
Member (n.) Hence, a part of a whole; an independent constituent of a body
Member (n.) A part of a discourse or of a period or sentence; a clause; a part of a verse.
Member (n.) Either of the two parts of an algebraic equation, connected by the sign of equality.
Member (n.) Any essential part, as a post, tie rod, strut, etc., of a framed structure, as a bridge truss.
Member (n.) Any part of a building, whether constructional, as a pier, column, lintel, or the like, or decorative, as a molding, or group of moldings.
Member (n.) One of the persons composing a society, community, or the like; an individual forming part of an association; as, a member of the society of Friends.
Mender (n.) One who mends or repairs.
Mercer (n.) Originally, a dealer in any kind of goods or wares; now restricted to a dealer in textile fabrics, as silks or woolens.
Merger (n.) One who, or that which, merges.
Merger (n.) An absorption of one estate, or one contract, in another, or of a minor offense in a greater.
Mester (n.) See Mister, a trade.
-meter () A suffix denoting that by which anything is measured; as, barometer, chronometer, dynamometer.
Mewler (n.) One that mewls.
Micher (n.) One who skulks, or keeps out of sight; hence, a truant; an idler; a thief, etc.
Milker (n.) One who milks; also, a mechanical apparatus for milking cows.
Milker (n.) A cow or other animal that gives milk.
Miller (n.) One who keeps or attends a flour mill or gristmill.
Miller (n.) A milling machine.
Miller (n.) A moth or lepidopterous insect; -- so called because the wings appear as if covered with white dust or powder, like a miller's clothes. Called also moth miller.
Miller (n.) The eagle ray.
Miller (n.) The hen harrier.
Milter (n.) A male fish.
Mincer (n.) One who minces.
Minder (n.) One who minds, tends, or watches something, as a child, a machine, or cattle; as, a minder of a loom.
Minder (n.) One to be attended; specif., a pauper child intrusted to the care of a private person.
Minter (n.) One who mints.
Mister (n.) A title of courtesy prefixed to the name of a man or youth. It is usually written in the abbreviated form Mr.
Mister (v. t.) To address or mention by the title Mr.; as, he mistered me in a formal way.
Mister (n.) A trade, art, or occupation.
Mister (n.) Manner; kind; sort.
Mister (n.) Need; necessity.
Mister (v. i.) To be needful or of use.
Mocker (n.) One who, or that which, mocks; a scorner; a scoffer; a derider.
Mocker (n.) A deceiver; an impostor.
Mocker (n.) A mocking bird.
Moider (v. i.) To toil.
Molder (n.) Alt. of Moulder
Molder (v. i.) Alt. of Moulder
Molder (v. t.) Alt. of Moulder
Momier (n.) A name given in contempt to strict Calvinists in Switzerland, France, and some parts of Germany, in the early part of the 19th century.
Monger (n.) A trader; a dealer; -- now used chiefly in composition; as, fishmonger, ironmonger, newsmonger.
Monger (n.) A small merchant vessel.
Monger (v. t.) To deal in; to make merchandise of; to traffic in; -- used chiefly of discreditable traffic.
Mooder (n.) Mother.
Mooner (n.) One who abstractedly wanders or gazes about, as if moonstruck.
Mooter (n.) A disputer of a mooted case.
Mother (n.) A female parent; especially, one of the human race; a woman who has borne a child.
Mother (n.) That which has produced or nurtured anything; source of birth or origin; generatrix.
Mother (n.) An old woman or matron.
Mother (n.) The female superior or head of a religious house, as an abbess, etc.
Mother (n.) Hysterical passion; hysteria.
Mother (a.) Received by birth or from ancestors; native, natural; as, mother language; also acting the part, or having the place of a mother; producing others; originating.
Mother (v. t.) To adopt as a son or daughter; to perform the duties of a mother to.
Mother (n.) A film or membrane which is developed on the surface of fermented alcoholic liquids, such as vinegar, wine, etc., and acts as a means of conveying the oxygen of the air to the alcohol and other combustible principles of the liquid, thus leading to their oxidation.
Mother (v. i.) To become like, or full of, mother, or thick matter, as vinegar.
Mouser (n.) A cat that catches mice.
Mouser (n.) One who pries about on the lookout for something.
Mowyer (n.) A mower.
Mucker (n.) A term of reproach for a low or vulgar labor person.
Mucker (v. t.) To scrape together, as money, by mean labor or shifts.
Mulier (n.) A woman.
Mulier (n.) Lawful issue born in wedlock, in distinction from an elder brother born of the same parents before their marriage; a lawful son.
Mulier (n.) A woman; a wife; a mother.
Muller (n.) One who, or that which, mulls.
Muller (n.) A vessel in which wine, etc., is mulled over a fire.
Muller (n.) A stone or thick lump of glass, or kind of pestle, flat at the bottom, used for grinding pigments or drugs, etc., upon a slab of similar material.
Mummer (n.) One who mumms, or makes diversion in disguise; a masker; a buffon.
Mumper (n.) A beggar; a begging impostor.
Murder (n.) The offense of killing a human being with malice prepense or aforethought, express or implied; intentional and unlawful homicide.
Murder (n.) To kill with premediated malice; to kill (a human being) willfully, deliberately, and unlawfully. See Murder, n.
Murder (n.) To destroy; to put an end to.
Murder (n.) To mutilate, spoil, or deform, as if with malice or cruelty; to mangle; as, to murder the king's English.
Muster (v. t.) Something shown for imitation; a pattern.
Muster (v. t.) A show; a display.
Muster (v. t.) An assembling or review of troops, as for parade, verification of numbers, inspection, exercise, or introduction into service.
Muster (v. t.) The sum total of an army when assembled for review and inspection; the whole number of effective men in an army.
Muster (v. t.) Any assemblage or display; a gathering.
Muster (v. t.) To collect and display; to assemble, as troops for parade, inspection, exercise, or the like.
Muster (v. t.) Hence: To summon together; to enroll in service; to get together.
Muster (v. i.) To be gathered together for parade, inspection, exercise, or the like; to come together as parts of a force or body; as, his supporters mustered in force.
Mutter (v. i.) To utter words indistinctly or with a low voice and lips partly closed; esp., to utter indistinct complaints or angry expressions; to grumble; to growl.
Mutter (v. i.) To sound with a low, rumbling noise.
Mutter (v. t.) To utter with imperfect articulations, or with a low voice; as, to mutter threats.
Mutter (n.) Repressed or obscure utterance.
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Nacker (n.) See Nacre.
Nadder (n.) An adder.
Nailer (n.) One whose occupation is to make nails; a nail maker.
Nailer (n.) One who fastens with, or drives, nails.
Natter (v. i.) To find fault; to be peevish.
Nedder (n.) An adder.
Needer (n.) One who needs anything.
Nether (a.) Situated down or below; lying beneath, or in the lower part; having a lower position; belonging to the region below; lower; under; -- opposed to upper.
Neuter (a.) Neither the one thing nor the other; on neither side; impartial; neutral.
Neuter (a.) Having a form belonging more especially to words which are not appellations of males or females; expressing or designating that which is of neither sex; as, a neuter noun; a neuter termination; the neuter gender.
Neuter (a.) Intransitive; as, a neuter verb.
Neuter (a.) Having no generative organs, or imperfectly developed ones; sexless. See Neuter, n., 3.
Neuter (n.) A person who takes no part in a contest; one who is either indifferent to a cause or forbears to interfere; a neutral.
Neuter (n.) A noun of the neuter gender; any one of those words which have the terminations usually found in neuter words.
Neuter (n.) An intransitive verb.
Nicker (v. t.) One of the night brawlers of London formerly noted for breaking windows with half-pence.
Nicker (v. t.) The cutting lip which projects downward at the edge of a boring bit and cuts a circular groove in the wood to limit the size of the hole that is bored.
Nigger (n.) A negro; -- in vulgar derision or depreciation.
Nimmer (n.) A thief.
Nipper (n.) One who, or that which, nips.
Nipper (n.) A fore tooth of a horse. The nippers are four in number.
Nipper (n.) A satirist.
Nipper (n.) A pickpocket; a young or petty thief.
Nipper (n.) The cunner.
Nipper (n.) A European crab (Polybius Henslowii).
Nitter (n.) The horselouse; an insect that deposits nits on horses.
Nodder (n.) One who nods; a drowsy person.
Nother (conj.) Neither; nor.
Number (n.) That which admits of being counted or reckoned; a unit, or an aggregate of units; a numerable aggregate or collection of individuals; an assemblage made up of distinct things expressible by figures.
Number (n.) A collection of many individuals; a numerous assemblage; a multitude; many.
Number (n.) A numeral; a word or character denoting a number; as, to put a number on a door.
Number (n.) Numerousness; multitude.
Number (n.) The state or quality of being numerable or countable.
Number (n.) Quantity, regarded as made up of an aggregate of separate things.
Number (n.) That which is regulated by count; poetic measure, as divisions of time or number of syllables; hence, poetry, verse; -- chiefly used in the plural.
Number (n.) The measure of the relation between quantities or things of the same kind; that abstract species of quantity which is capable of being expressed by figures; numerical value.
Number (n.) To count; to reckon; to ascertain the units of; to enumerate.
Number (n.) To reckon as one of a collection or multitude.
Number (n.) To give or apply a number or numbers to; to assign the place of in a series by order of number; to designate the place of by a number or numeral; as, to number the houses in a street, or the apartments in a building.
Number (n.) To amount; to equal in number; to contain; to consist of; as, the army numbers fifty thousand.
Nurser (n.) One who nurses; a nurse; one who cherishes or encourages growth.
Nutter (n.) A gatherer of nuts.
Obeyer (n.) One who yields obedience.
Obiter (adv.) In passing; incidentally; by the way.
Oliver (n.) An olive grove.
Oliver (n.) An olive tree.
Oliver (n.) A small tilt hammer, worked by the foot.
Onager (n.) A military engine acting like a sling, which threw stones from a bag or wooden bucket, and was operated by machinery.
Onager (n.) A wild ass, especially the koulan.
Opener (n.) One who, or that which, opens.
Opiner (n.) One who opines.
Ostler (n.) See Hostler.
Ouster (n.) A putting out of possession; dispossession; ejection; disseizin.
Outher (conj.) Other.
Oyster (n.) A name popularly given to the delicate morsel contained in a small cavity of the bone on each side of the lower part of the back of a fowl.
Packer (n.) A person whose business is to pack things; especially, one who packs food for preservation; as, a pork packer.
Padder (n.) One who, or that which, pads.
Padder (n.) A highwayman; a footpad.
Padder (n.) One who, or that which, paddles.
Pairer (n.) One who impairs.
Palmer (v. t.) One who palms or cheats, as at cards or dice.
Palmer (n.) A wandering religious votary; especially, one who bore a branch of palm as a token that he had visited the Holy Land and its sacred places.
Palmer (n.) A palmerworm.
Palmer (n.) Short for Palmer fly, an artificial fly made to imitate a hairy caterpillar; a hackle.
Palter (v. i.) To haggle.
Palter (v. i.) To act in insincere or deceitful manner; to play false; to equivocate; to shift; to dodge; to trifle.
Palter (v. i.) To babble; to chatter.
Palter (v. t.) To trifle with; to waste; to squander in paltry ways or on worthless things.
Pamper (v. t.) To feed to the full; to feed luxuriously; to glut; as, to pamper the body or the appetite.
Pamper (v. t.) To gratify inordinately; to indulge to excess; as, to pamper pride; to pamper the imagination.
Pander (n.) A male bawd; a pimp; a procurer.
Pander (n.) Hence, one who ministers to the evil designs and passions of another.
Pander (v. t.) To play the pander for.
Pander (v. i.) To act the part of a pander.
Panier (n.) See Pannier, 3.
Panter (n.) One who pants.
Panter (n.) A keeper of the pantry; a pantler.
Panter (n.) A net; a noose.
Parker (n.) The keeper of a park.
Parser (n.) One who parses.
Parter (n.) One who, or which, parts or separates.
Passer (n.) One who passes; a passenger.
Paster (n.) One who pastes; as, a paster in a government department.
Paster (n.) A slip of paper, usually bearing a name, intended to be pasted by the voter, as a substitute, over another name on a printed ballot.
Patter (v. i.) To strike with a quick succession of slight, sharp sounds; as, pattering rain or hail; pattering feet.
Patter (v. i.) To mutter; to mumble; as, to patter with the lips.
Patter (v. i.) To talk glibly; to chatter; to harangue.
Patter (v. t.) To spatter; to sprinkle.
Patter (v. i.) To mutter; as prayers.
Patter (n.) A quick succession of slight sounds; as, the patter of rain; the patter of little feet.
Patter (n.) Glib and rapid speech; a voluble harangue.
Patter (n.) The cant of a class; patois; as, thieves's patter; gypsies' patter.
Pauper (n.) A poor person; especially, one development on private or public charity. Also used adjectively; as, pouper immigrants, pouper labor.
Pauser (n.) One who pauses.
Pavier (n.) A paver.
Pawner (n.) Alt. of Pawnor
Pecker (n.) One who, or that which, pecks; specif., a bird that pecks holes in trees; a woodpecker.
Pecker (n.) An instrument for pecking; a pick.
Pedler (n.) See Peddler.
Peeler (n.) One who peels or strips.
Peeler (n.) A pillager.
Peeler (n.) A nickname for a policeman; -- so called from Sir Robert Peel.
Peeper (n.) A chicken just breaking the shell; a young bird.
Peeper (n.) One who peeps; a prying person; a spy.
Peeper (n.) The eye; as, to close the peepers.
Pegger (n.) One who fastens with pegs.
Pelter (n.) One who pelts.
Pelter (n.) A pinchpenny; a mean, sordid person; a miser; a skinflint.
Penner (n.) One who pens; a writer.
Penner (n.) A case for holding pens.
Pepper (n.) A well-known, pungently aromatic condiment, the dried berry, either whole or powdered, of the Piper nigrum.
Pepper (n.) Any plant of the genus Capsicum, and its fruit; red pepper; as, the bell pepper.
Pepper (v. t.) To sprinkle or season with pepper.
Pepper (v. t.) Figuratively: To shower shot or other missiles, or blows, upon; to pelt; to fill with shot, or cover with bruises or wounds.
Pepper (v. i.) To fire numerous shots (at).
Pester (v. t.) To trouble; to disturb; to annoy; to harass with petty vexations.
Pester (v. t.) To crowd together in an annoying way; to overcrowd; to infest.
Pewter (n.) A hard, tough, but easily fusible, alloy, originally consisting of tin with a little lead, but afterwards modified by the addition of copper, antimony, or bismuth.
Pewter (n.) Utensils or vessels made of pewter, as dishes, porringers, drinking vessels, tankards, pots.
Picker (n.) One who, or that which, picks, in any sense, -- as, one who uses a pick; one who gathers; a thief; a pick; a pickax; as, a cotton picker.
Picker (n.) A machine for picking fibrous materials to pieces so as to loosen and separate the fiber.
Picker (n.) The piece in a loom which strikes the end of the shuttle, and impels it through the warp.
Picker (n.) A priming wire for cleaning the vent.
Piecer (n.) One who pieces; a patcher.
Piecer (n.) A child employed in spinning mill to tie together broken threads.
Pilfer (v. i.) To steal in small quantities, or articles of small value; to practice petty theft.
Pilfer (v. t.) To take by petty theft; to filch; to steal little by little.
Piller (n.) One who pills or plunders.
Pilser (n.) An insect that flies into a flame.
Pinder (n.) One who impounds; a poundkeeper.
Pinner (n.) One who, or that which, pins or fastens, as with pins.
Pinner (n.) A headdress like a cap, with long lappets.
Pinner (n.) An apron with a bib; a pinafore.
Pinner (n.) A cloth band for a gown.
Pinner (n.) A pin maker.
Pinner (n.) One who pins or impounds cattle. See Pin, v. t.
Pioner (n.) A pioneer.
Pitier (n.) One who pities.
Pitter (n.) A contrivance for removing the pits from peaches, plums, and other stone fruit.
Pitter (v. i.) To make a pattering sound; to murmur; as, pittering streams.
Placer (n.) One who places or sets.
Placer (n.) A deposit of earth, sand, or gravel, containing valuable mineral in particles, especially by the side of a river, or in the bed of a mountain torrent.
Planer (n.) One who, or that which, planes; a planing machine; esp., a machine for planing wood or metals.
Planer (n.) A wooden block used for forcing down the type in a form, and making the surface even.
Plater (n.) One who plates or coats articles with gold or silver; as, a silver plater.
Plater (n.) A machine for calendering paper.
Player (n.) One who plays, or amuses himself; one without serious aims; an idler; a trifler.
Player (n.) One who plays any game.
Player (n.) A dramatic actor.
Player (n.) One who plays on an instrument of music.
Player (n.) A gamester; a gambler.
Plover (n.) Any one of numerous species of limico
Plover (n.) Any grallatorial bird allied to, or resembling, the true plovers, as the crab plover (Dromas ardeola); the American upland, plover (Bartramia longicauda); and other species of sandpipers.
Plower (n.) Alt. of Plougher
Podder (n.) One who collects pods or pulse.
Poiser (n.) The balancer of dipterous insects.
Polder (n.) A tract of low land reclaimed from the sea by of high embankments.
Poller (n.) One who polls; specifically: (a) One who polls or lops trees. (b) One who polls or cuts hair; a barber. [R.] (c) One who extorts or plunders. [Obs.] Baex. (d) One who registplws votplws, or one who enters his name as a voter.
Ponder (v. t.) To weigh.
Ponder (v. t.) To weigh in the mind; to view with deliberation; to examine carefully; to consider attentively.
Ponder (v. i.) To think; to deliberate; to muse; -- usually followed by on or over.
Pooler (n.) A stick for stirring a tan vat.
Popper (n.) A utensil for popping corn, usually a wire basket with a long handle.
Popper (n.) A dagger.
Porker (n.) A hog.
Porter (n.) A man who has charge of a door or gate; a doorkeeper; one who waits at the door to receive messages.
Porter (n.) A carrier; one who carries or conveys burdens, luggage, etc.; for hire.
Porter (n.) A bar of iron or steel at the end of which a forging is made; esp., a long, large bar, to the end of which a heavy forging is attached, and by means of which the forging is lifted and handled in hammering and heating; -- called also porter bar.
Porter (n.) A malt liquor, of a dark color and moderately bitter taste, possessing tonic and intoxicating qualities.
Poster (n.) A large bill or placard intended to be posted in public places.
Poster (n.) One who posts bills; a billposter.
Poster (n.) One who posts, or travels expeditiously; a courier.
Poster (n.) A post horse.
Pother (n.) Bustle; confusion; tumult; flutter; bother.
Pother (v. i.) To make a bustle or stir; to be fussy.
Pother (v. t.) To harass and perplex; to worry.
Potter (n.) One whose occupation is to make earthen vessels.
Potter (n.) One who hawks crockery or earthenware.
Potter (n.) One who pots meats or other eatables.
Potter (n.) The red-bellied terrapin. See Terrapin.
Potter (v. i.) To busy one's self with trifles; to labor with little purpose, energy, of effect; to trifle; to pother.
Potter (v. i.) To walk lazily or idly; to saunter.
Potter (v. t.) To poke; to push; also, to disturb; to confuse; to bother.
Pourer (n.) One who pours.
Pouter (n.) One who, or that which, pouts.
Pouter (n.) A variety of the domestic pigeon remarkable for the extent to which it is able to dilate its throat and breast.
Powder (n.) The fine particles to which any dry substance is reduced by pounding, grinding, or triturating, or into which it falls by decay; dust.
Powder (n.) An explosive mixture used in gunnery, blasting, etc.; gunpowder. See Gunpowder.
Powder (v. t.) To reduce to fine particles; to pound, grind, or rub into a powder; to comminute; to pulverize; to triturate.
Powder (v. t.) To sprinkle with powder, or as with powder; to be sprinkle; as, to powder the hair.
Powder (v. t.) To sprinkle with salt; to corn, as meat.
Powder (v. i.) To be reduced to powder; to become like powder; as, some salts powder easily.
Powder (v. i.) To use powder on the hair or skin; as, she paints and powders.
Powter (n.) See Pouter.
Prater (n.) One who prates.
Prayer (n.) One who prays; a supplicant.
Prayer (v. i.) The act of praying, or of asking a favor; earnest request or entreaty; hence, a petition or memorial addressed to a court or a legislative body.
Prayer (v. i.) The act of addressing supplication to a divinity, especially to the true God; the offering of adoration, confession, supplication, and thanksgiving to the Supreme Being; as, public prayer; secret prayer.
Prayer (v. i.) The form of words used in praying; a formula of supplication; an expressed petition; especially, a supplication addressed to God; as, a written or extemporaneous prayer; to repeat one's prayers.
Prefer (v. t.) To carry or bring (something) forward, or before one; hence, to bring for consideration, acceptance, judgment, etc.; to offer; to present; to proffer; to address; -- said especially of a request, prayer, petition, claim, charge, etc.
Prefer (v. t.) To go before, or be before, in estimation; to outrank; to surpass.
Prefer (v. t.) To cause to go before; hence, to advance before others, as to an office or dignity; to raise; to exalt; to promote; as, to prefer an officer to the rank of general.
Prefer (v. t.) To set above or before something else in estimation, favor, or liking; to regard or honor before another; to hold in greater favor; to choose rather; -- often followed by to, before, or above.
Preyer (n.) One who, or that which, preys; a plunderer; a waster; a devourer.
Primer (n.) One who, or that which, primes
Primer (n.) an instrument or device for priming; esp., a cap, tube, or water containing percussion powder or other compound for igniting a charge of gunpowder.
Primer (a.) First; original; primary.
Primer (n.) Originally, a small prayer book for church service, containing the little office of the Virgin Mary; also, a work of elementary religious instruction.
Primer (n.) A small elementary book for teaching children to read; a reading or spelling book for a beginner.
Primer (n.) A kind of type, of which there are two species; one, called long primer, intermediate in size between bourgeois and small pica [see Long primer]; the other, called great primer, larger than pica.
Priser (n.) See 1st Prizer.
Prizer (n.) One who estimates or sets the value of a thing; an appraiser.
Prizer (n.) One who contends for a prize; a prize fighter; a challenger.
Proper (a.) Belonging to one; one's own; individual.
Proper (a.) Belonging to the natural or essential constitution; peculiar; not common; particular; as, every animal has his proper instincts and appetites.
Proper (a.) Befitting one's nature, qualities, etc.; suitable in all respect; appropriate; right; fit; decent; as, water is the proper element for fish; a proper dress.
Proper (a.) Becoming in appearance; well formed; handsome.
Proper (a.) Pertaining to one of a species, but not common to the whole; not appellative; -- opposed to common; as, a proper name; Dublin is the proper name of a city.
Proper (a.) Rightly so called; strictly considered; as, Greece proper; the garden proper.
Proper (a.) Represented in its natural color; -- said of any object used as a charge.
Proper (adv.) Properly; hence, to a great degree; very; as, proper good.
Proser (n.) A writer of prose.
Proser (n.) One who talks or writes tediously.
Prover (n.) One who, or that which, proves.
Pruner (n.) One who prunes, or removes, what is superfluous.
Pucker (v. t. & i.) To gather into small folds or wrinkles; to contract into ridges and furrows; to corrugate; -- often with up; as, to pucker up the mouth.
Pucker (n.) A fold; a wrinkle; a collection of folds.
Pucker (n.) A state of perplexity or anxiety; confusion; bother; agitation.
Pudder (v. i.) To make a tumult or bustle; to splash; to make a pother or fuss; to potter; to meddle.
Pudder (v. t.) To perplex; to embarrass; to confuse; to bother; as, to pudder a man.
Pudder (n.) A pother; a tumult; a confused noise; turmoil; bustle.
Puffer (n.) One who puffs; one who praises with noisy or extravagant commendation.
Puffer (n.) One who is employed by the owner or seller of goods sold at suction to bid up the price; a by-bidder.
Puffer (n.) Any plectognath fish which inflates its body, as the species of Tetrodon and Diodon; -- called also blower, puff-fish, swellfish, and globefish.
Puffer (n.) The common, or harbor, porpoise.
Puffer (n.) A kier.
Pugger (v. t.) To pucker.
Puller (n.) One who, or that which, pulls.
Pumper (n.) One who pumps; the instrument or machine used in pumping.
Punner (n.) A punster.
Punter (v. t.) One who punts; specifically, one who plays against the banker or dealer, as in baccara and faro.
Punter (n.) One who punts a football; also, one who propels a punt.
Purger (n.) One who, or that which, purges or cleanses; especially, a cathartic medicine.
Purser (n.) A commissioned officer in the navy who had charge of the provisions, clothing, and public moneys on shipboard; -- now called paymaster.
Purser (n.) A clerk on steam passenger vessels whose duty it is to keep the accounts of the vessels, such as the receipt of freight, tickets, etc.
Purser (n.) Colloquially, any paymaster or cashier.
Quaker (n.) One who quakes.
Quaker (n.) One of a religious sect founded by George Fox, of Leicestershire, England, about 1650, -- the members of which call themselves Friends. They were called Quakers, originally, in derision. See Friend, n., 4.
Quaker (n.) The nankeen bird.
Quaker (n.) The sooty albatross.
Quaker (n.) Any grasshopper or locust of the genus (Edipoda; -- so called from the quaking noise made during flight.
Quaver (v. i.) To tremble; to vibrate; to shake.
Quaver (v. i.) Especially, to shake the voice; to utter or form sound with rapid or tremulous vibrations, as in singing; also, to trill on a musical instrument
Quaver (v. t.) To utter with quavers.
Quaver (n.) A shake, or rapid and tremulous vibration, of the voice, or of an instrument of music.
Quaver (n.) An eighth note. See Eighth.
Quiver (a.) Nimble; active.
Quiver (v. i.) To shake or move with slight and tremulous motion; to tremble; to quake; to shudder; to shiver.
Quiver (n.) The act or state of quivering; a tremor.
Quiver (n.) A case or sheath for arrows to be carried on the person.
Quoter (n.) One who quotes the words of another.
Racker (n.) One who racks.
Racker (n.) A horse that has a racking gait.
Rafter (n.) A raftsman.
Rafter (n.) Originally, any rough and somewhat heavy piece of timber. Now, commonly, one of the timbers of a roof which are put on sloping, according to the inclination of the roof. See Illust. of Queen-post.
Rafter (v. t.) To make into rafters, as timber.
Rafter (v. t.) To furnish with rafters, as a house.
Rafter (v. t.) To plow so as to turn the grass side of each furrow upon an unplowed ridge; to ridge.
Raider (n.) One who engages in a raid.
Railer (n.) One who rails; one who scoffs, insults, censures, or reproaches with opprobrious language.
Raiser (n.) One who, or that which, raises (in various senses of the verb).
Rammer (n.) One who, or that which, rams or drives.
Rammer (n.) An instrument for driving anything with force; as, a rammer for driving stones or piles, or for beating the earth to more solidity
Rammer (n.) A rod for forcing down the charge of a gun; a ramrod
Rammer (n.) An implement for pounding the sand of a mold to render it compact.
Ranger (n.) One who ranges; a rover; sometimes, one who ranges for plunder; a roving robber.
Ranger (n.) That which separates or arranges; specifically, a sieve.
Ranger (n.) A dog that beats the ground in search of game.
Ranger (n.) One of a body of mounted troops, formerly armed with short muskets, who range over the country, and often fight on foot.
Ranker (n.) One who ranks, or disposes in ranks; one who arranges.
Ranter (n.) A noisy talker; a raving declaimer.
Ranter (n.) One of a religious sect which sprung up in 1645; -- called also Seekers. See Seeker.
Ranter (n.) One of the Primitive Methodists, who seceded from the Wesleyan Methodists on the ground of their deficiency in fervor and zeal; -- so called in contempt.
Rapier (n.) A straight sword, with a narrow and finely pointed blade, used only for thrusting.
Rapper (n.) One who, or that which, raps or knocks; specifically, the knocker of a door.
Rapper (n.) A forcible oath or lie.
Rapter (n.) A raptor.
Rasher (n.) A thin slice of bacon.
Rasher (n.) A California rockfish (Sebastichthys miniatus).
Rasper (n.) One who, or that which, rasps; a scraper.
Rather (a.) Prior; earlier; former.
Rather (a.) Earlier; sooner; before.
Rather (a.) More readily or willingly; preferably.
Rather (a.) On the other hand; to the contrary of what was said or suggested; instead.
Rather (a.) Of two alternatives conceived of, this by preference to, or as more likely than, the other; somewhat.
Rather (a.) More properly; more correctly speaking.
Rather (a.) In some degree; somewhat; as, the day is rather warm; the house is rather damp.
Ratter (n.) One who, or that which, rats, as one who deserts his party.
Ratter (n.) Anything which catches rats; esp., a dog trained to catch rats; a rat terrier. See Terrier.
Reader (n.) One who reads.
Reader (n.) One whose distinctive office is to read prayers in a church.
Reader (n.) One who reads lectures on scientific subjects.
Reader (n.) A proof reader.
Reader (n.) One who reads manuscripts offered for publication and advises regarding their merit.
Reader (n.) One who reads much; one who is studious.
Reader (n.) A book containing a selection of extracts for exercises in reading; an elementary book for practice in a language; a reading book.
Reamer (n.) One who, or that which, reams; specifically, an instrument with cutting or scraping edges, used, with a twisting motion, for enlarging a round hole, as the bore of a cannon, etc.
Reaper (n.) One who reaps.
Reaper (n.) A reaping machine.
Rearer (n.) One who, or that which, rears.
Reaver (n.) One who reaves.
Reefer (n.) One who reefs; -- a name often given to midshipmen.
Reefer (n.) A close-fitting lacket or short coat of thick cloth.
Reeler (n.) One who reels.
Reeler (n.) The grasshopper warbler; -- so called from its note.
Reiter (n.) A German cavalry soldier of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
Reiver (n.) See Reaver.
Relier (n.) One who relies.
Render (n.) One who rends.
Render (v. t.) To return; to pay back; to restore.
Render (v. t.) To inflict, as a retribution; to requite.
Render (v. t.) To give up; to yield; to surrender.
Render (v. t.) Hence, to furnish; to contribute.
Render (v. t.) To furnish; to state; to deliver; as, to render an account; to render judgment.
Render (v. t.) To cause to be, or to become; as, to render a person more safe or more unsafe; to render a fortress secure.
Render (v. t.) To translate from one language into another; as, to render Latin into English.
Render (v. t.) To interpret; to set forth, represent, or exhibit; as, an actor renders his part poorly; a singer renders a passage of music with great effect; a painter renders a scene in a felicitous manner.
Render (v. t.) To try out or extract (oil, lard, tallow, etc.) from fatty animal substances; as, to render tallow.
Render (v. t.) To plaster, as a wall of masonry, without the use of lath.
Render (v. i.) To give an account; to make explanation or confession.
Render (v. i.) To pass; to run; -- said of the passage of a rope through a block, eyelet, etc.; as, a rope renders well, that is, passes freely; also, to yield or give way.
Render (n.) A surrender.
Render (n.) A return; a payment of rent.
Render (n.) An account given; a statement.
Renner (n.) A runner.
Renter (n.) One who rents or leases an estate; -- usually said of a lessee or tenant.
Renter (v. t.) To sew together so that the seam is scarcely visible; to sew up with skill and nicety; to finedraw.
Renter (v. t.) To restore the original design of, by working in new warp; -- said with reference to tapestry.
Rhymer (n.) One who makes rhymes; a versifier; -- generally in contempt; a poor poet; a poetaster.
Ricker (n.) A stout pole for use in making a rick, or for a spar to a boat.
Ridder (n.) One who, or that which, rids.
Rifler (n.) One who rifles; a robber.
Rifter (n.) A rafter.
Rigger (n.) One who rigs or dresses; one whose occupation is to fit the rigging of a ship.
Rigger (n.) A cylindrical pulley or drum in machinery.
Rimmer (n.) An implement for cutting, trimming, or ornamenting the rim of anything, as the edges of pies, etc.; also, a reamer.
Ringer (n.) One who, or that which, rings; especially, one who rings chimes on bells.
Ringer (n.) A crowbar.
Ringer (n.) A horse that is not entitled to take part in a race, but is fraudulently got into it.
Rinker (n.) One who skates at a rink.
Rinser (n.) One who, or that which, rinses.
Rioter (n.) One who riots; a reveler; a roisterer.
Rioter (n.) One who engages in a riot. See Riot, n., 3.
Ripler (n.) Alt. of Ripper
Ripper (n.) One who brings fish from the seacoast to markets in inland towns.
Ripper (n.) One who, or that which, rips; a ripping tool.
Ripper (n.) A tool for trimming the edges of roofing slates.
Ripper (n.) Anything huge, extreme, startling, etc.
Risker (n.) One who risks or hazards.
Roamer (n.) One who roams; a wanderer.
Roarer (n.) One who, or that which, roars.
Roarer (n.) A riotous fellow; a roaring boy.
Roarer (n.) A horse subject to roaring. See Roaring, 2.
Roarer (n.) The barn owl.
Robber (n.) One who robs; in law, one who feloniously takes goods or money from the person of another by violence or by putting him in fear.
Rocker (n.) One who rocks; specifically, one who rocks a cradle.
Rocker (n.) One of the curving pieces of wood or metal on which a cradle, chair, etc., rocks.
Rocker (n.) Any implement or machine working with a rocking motion, as a trough mounted on rockers for separating gold dust from gravel, etc., by agitation in water.
Rocker (n.) A play horse on rockers; a rocking-horse.
Rocker (n.) A chair mounted on rockers; a rocking-chair.
Rocker (n.) A skate with a curved blade, somewhat resembling in shape the rocker of a cradle.
Rocker (n.) Same as Rock shaft.
Roller (n.) One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc., used in husbandry and the arts.
Roller (n.) A bandage; a fillet; properly, a long and broad bandage used in surgery.
Roller (n.) One of series of long, heavy waves which roll in upon a coast, sometimes in calm weather.
Roller (n.) A long, belt-formed towel, to be suspended on a rolling cylinder; -- called also roller towel.
Roller (n.) A cylinder coated with a composition made principally of glue and molassess, with which forms of type are inked previously to taking an impression from them.
Roller (n.) A long cylinder on which something is rolled up; as, the roller of a man.
Roller (n.) A small wheel, as of a caster, a roller skate, etc.
Roller (n.) ANy insect whose larva rolls up leaves; a leaf roller. see Tortrix.
Roller (n.) Any one of numerous species of Old World picarian birds of the family Coraciadae. The name alludes to their habit of suddenly turning over or "tumbling" in flight.
Roller (n.) Any species of small ground snakes of the family Tortricidae.
Roofer (n.) One who puts on roofs.
Roomer (n.) A lodger.
Roomer (a.) At a greater distance; farther off.
Rooter (n.) One who, or that which, roots; one that tears up by the roots.
Rosier (n.) A rosebush; roses, collectively.
Roster (n.) A register or roll showing the order in which officers, enlisted men, companies, or regiments are called on to serve.
Rother (a.) Bovine.
Rother (n.) A bovine beast.
Rother (n.) A rudder.
Rouser (n.) One who, or that which, rouses.
Rouser (n.) Something very exciting or great.
Rouser (n.) A stirrer in a copper for boiling wort.
Router (n.) A plane made like a spokeshave, for working the inside edges of circular sashes.
Router (n.) A plane with a hooked tool protruding far below the sole, for smoothing the bottom of a cavity.
Rubber (n.) One who, or that which, rubs.
Rubber (n.) An instrument or thing used in rubbing, polishing, or cleaning.
Rubber (n.) A coarse file, or the rough part of a file.
Rubber (n.) A whetstone; a rubstone.
Rubber (n.) An eraser, usually made of caoutchouc.
Rubber (n.) The cushion of an electrical machine.
Rubber (n.) One who performs massage, especially in a Turkish bath.
Rubber (n.) Something that chafes or annoys; hence, something that grates on the feelings; a sarcasm; a rub.
Rubber (n.) In some games, as whist, the odd game, as the third or the fifth, when there is a tie between the players; as, to play the rubber; also, a contest determined by the winning of two out of three games; as, to play a rubber of whist.
Rubber (n.) India rubber; caoutchouc.
Rubber (n.) An overshoe made of India rubber.
Rudder (n.) A riddle or sieve.
Rudder (n.) Fig.: That which resembles a rudder as a guide or governor; that which guides or governs the course.
Ruiner (n.) One who, or that which, ruins.
Rummer (n.) A large and tall glass, or drinking cup.
Rumper (n.) A member or a supporter of the Rump Parliament.
Runner (n.) One who, or that which, runs; a racer.
Runner (n.) A detective.
Runner (n.) A messenger.
Runner (n.) A smuggler.
Runner (n.) One employed to solicit patronage, as for a steamboat, hotel, shop, etc.
Runner (n.) A slender trailing branch which takes root at the joints or end and there forms new plants, as in the strawberry and the common cinquefoil.
Runner (n.) The rotating stone of a set of millstones.
Runner (n.) A rope rove through a block and used to increase the mechanical power of a tackle.
Runner (n.) One of the pieces on which a sled or sleigh slides; also the part or blade of a skate which slides on the ice.
Runner (n.) A horizontal channel in a mold, through which the metal flows to the cavity formed by the pattern; also, the waste metal left in such a channel.
Runner (n.) A trough or channel for leading molten metal from a furnace to a ladle, mold, or pig bed.
Runner (n.) The movable piece to which the ribs of an umbrella are attached.
Runner (n.) A food fish (Elagatis pinnulatus) of Florida and the West Indies; -- called also skipjack, shoemaker, and yellowtail. The name alludes to its rapid successive leaps from the water.
Runner (n.) Any cursorial bird.
Runner (n.) A movable slab or rubber used in grinding or polishing a surface of stone.
Runner (n.) A tool on which lenses are fastened in a group, for polishing or grinding.
Rusher (n.) One who rushes.
Rusher (n.) One who strewed rushes on the floor at dances.
Rutter (n.) A horseman or trooper.
Rutter (n.) That which ruts.
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Sacker (n.) One who sacks; one who takes part in the storm and pillage of a town.
Sadder (n.) Same as Sadda.
Sagger (n.) A pot or case of fire clay, in which fine stoneware is inclosed while baking in the kiln; a seggar.
Sagger (n.) The clay of which such pots or cases are made.
Sailer (n.) A sailor.
Sailer (n.) A ship or other vessel; -- with qualifying words descriptive of speed or manner of sailing; as, a heavy sailer; a fast sailer.
Salter (n.) One who makes, sells, or applies salt; one who salts meat or fish.
Salver (n.) One who salves, or uses salve as a remedy; hence, a quacksalver, or quack.
Salver (n.) A salvor.
Salver (n.) A tray or waiter on which anything is presented.
Santer (v. i.) See Saunter.
Sapper (n.) One who saps; specifically (Mil.), one who is employed in working at saps, building and repairing fortifications, and the like.
Saucer (n.) A small pan or vessel in which sauce was set on a table.
Saucer (n.) A small dish, commonly deeper than a plate, in which a cup is set at table.
Saucer (n.) Something resembling a saucer in shape.
Saucer (n.) A flat, shallow caisson for raising sunken ships.
Saucer (n.) A shallow socket for the pivot of a capstan.
Sauger (n.) An American fresh-water food fish (Stizostedion Canadense); -- called also gray pike, blue pike, hornfish, land pike, sand pike, pickering, and pickerel.
Sauter (v. t.) To fry lightly and quickly, as meat, by turning or tossing it over frequently in a hot pan greased with a little fat.
Sauter (n.) Psalter.
Sawder (n.) A corrupt spelling and pronunciation of solder.
Sawyer (n.) One whose occupation is to saw timber into planks or boards, or to saw wood for fuel; a sawer.
Sawyer (n.) A tree which has fallen into a stream so that its branches project above the surface, rising and falling with a rocking or swaying motion in the current.
Sawyer (n.) The bowfin.
Scaler (n.) One who, or that which, scales; specifically, a dentist's instrument for removing tartar from the teeth.
Scorer (n.) One who, or that which, scores.
Scoter (n.) Any one of several species of northern sea ducks of the genus Oidemia.
Sealer (n.) One who seals; especially, an officer whose duty it is to seal writs or instruments, to stamp weights and measures, or the like.
Sealer (n.) A mariner or a vessel engaged in the business of capturing seals.
Seeder (n.) One who, or that which, sows or plants seed.
Seeker (n.) One who seeks; that which is used in seeking or searching.
Seeker (n.) One of a small heterogeneous sect of the 17th century, in Great Britain, who professed to be seeking the true church, ministry, and sacraments.
Seemer (n.) One who seems; one who carries or assumes an appearance or semblance.
Seiner (n.) One who fishes with a seine.
Seizer (n.) One who, or that which, seizes.
Seller (n.) One who sells.
Sender (n.) One who sends.
Server (n.) One who serves.
Server (n.) A tray for dishes; a salver.
Setter (n.) One who, or that which, sets; -- used mostly in composition with a noun, as typesetter; or in combination with an adverb, as a setter on (or inciter), a setter up, a setter forth.
Setter (n.) A hunting dog of a special breed originally derived from a cross between the spaniel and the pointer. Modern setters are usually trained to indicate the position of game birds by standing in a fixed position, but originally they indicated it by sitting or crouching.
Setter (n.) One who hunts victims for sharpers.
Setter (n.) One who adapts words to music in composition.
Setter (n.) An adornment; a decoration; -- with off.
Setter (n.) A shallow seggar for porcelain.
Setter (v. t.) To cut the dewlap (of a cow or an ox), and to insert a seton, so as to cause an issue.
Shader (n.) One who, or that which, shades.
Shaker (n.) A person or thing that shakes, or by means of which something is shaken.
Shaker (n.) One of a religious sect who do not marry, popularly so called from the movements of the members in dancing, which forms a part of their worship.
Shaker (n.) A variety of pigeon.
Shamer (n.) One who, or that which, disgraces, or makes ashamed.
Shaper (n.) One who shapes; as, the shaper of one's fortunes.
Shaper (n.) That which shapes; a machine for giving a particular form or out
Shaper (n.) A kind of planer in which the tool, instead of the work, receives a reciprocating motion, usually from a crank.
Shaper (n.) A machine with a vertically revolving cutter projecting above a flat table top, for cutting irregular out
Sharer (n.) One who shares; a participator; a partaker; also, a divider; a distributer.
Shaver (n.) One who shaves; one whose occupation is to shave.
Shaver (n.) One who is close in bargains; a sharper.
Shaver (n.) One who fleeces; a pillager; a plunderer.
Shaver (n.) A boy; a lad; a little fellow.
Shaver (n.) A tool or machine for shaving.
Shewer (n.) One who shews. See Shower.
Shiner (n.) That which shines.
Shiner (n.) A luminary.
Shiner (n.) A bright piece of money.
Shiner (n.) The common Lepisma, or furniture bug.
Shiver (n.) One of the small pieces, or splinters, into which a brittle thing is broken by sudden violence; -- generally used in the plural.
Shiver (n.) A thin slice; a shive.
Shiver (n.) A variety of blue slate.
Shiver (n.) A sheave or small wheel in a pulley.
Shiver (n.) A small wedge, as for fastening the bolt of a window shutter.
Shiver (n.) A spindle.
Shiver (v. t.) To break into many small pieces, or splinters; to shatter; to dash to pieces by a blow; as, to shiver a glass goblet.
Shiver (v. i.) To separate suddenly into many small pieces or parts; to be shattered.
Shiver (v. i.) To tremble; to vibrate; to quiver; to shake, as from cold or fear.
Shiver (v. t.) To cause to shake or tremble, as a sail, by steering close to the wind.
Shiver (n.) The act of shivering or trembling.
Shoder (n.) A package of gold beater's skins in which gold is subjected to the second process of beating.
Shorer (n.) One who, or that which, shores or props; a prop; a shore.
Shower (n.) One who shows or exhibits.
Shower (n.) That which shows; a mirror.
Shower (n.) A fall or rain or hail of short duration; sometimes, but rarely, a like fall of snow.
Shower (n.) That which resembles a shower in falling or passing through the air copiously and rapidly.
Shower (n.) A copious supply bestowed.
Shower (v. t.) To water with a shower; to //t copiously with rain.
Shower (v. t.) To bestow liberally; to destribute or scatter in /undance; to rain.
Shower (v. i.) To rain in showers; to fall, as in a hower or showers.
Sicker (v. i.) To percolate, trickle, or ooze, as water through a crack.
Sicker (a.) Alt. of Siker
Sicker (adv.) Alt. of Siker
Sifter (n.) One who, or that which, sifts.
Sifter (n.) Any lamellirostral bird, as a duck or goose; -- so called because it sifts or strains its food from the water and mud by means of the lamell/ of the beak.
Sigger (v. i.) Same as
Sigher (n.) One who sighs.
Signer (n.) One who signs or subscribes his name; as, a memorial with a hundred signers.
Siller (n.) Silver.
Silver (n.) Coin made of silver; silver money.
Silver (n.) Anything having the luster or appearance of silver.
Silver (n.) The color of silver.
Silver (a.) Of or pertaining to silver; made of silver; as, silver leaf; a silver cup.
Silver (a.) Resembling silver.
Silver (a.) Bright; resplendent; white.
Silver (a.) Precious; costly.
Silver (a.) Giving a clear, ringing sound soft and clear.
Silver (a.) Sweet; gentle; peaceful.
Silver (v. t.) To cover with silver; to give a silvery appearance to by applying a metal of a silvery color; as, to silver a pin; to silver a glass mirror plate with an amalgam of tin and mercury.
Silver (v. t.) To polish like silver; to impart a brightness to, like that of silver.
Silver (v. t.) To make hoary, or white, like silver.
Silver (v. i.) To acquire a silvery color.
Simmer (v. i.) To boil gently, or with a gentle hissing; to begin to boil.
Simmer (v. t.) To cause to boil gently; to cook in liquid heated almost or just to the boiling point.
Simper (v. i.) To smile in a silly, affected, or conceited manner.
Simper (v. i.) To glimmer; to twinkle.
Simper (n.) A constrained, self-conscious smile; an affected, silly smile; a smirk.
Singer (n.) One who, or that which, singes.
Singer (n.) One employed to singe cloth.
Singer (n.) A machine for singeing cloth.
Singer (n.) One who sings; especially, one whose profession is to sing.
Sinker (n.) One who, or that which, sinks.
Sinker (n.) A weight on something, as on a fish
Sinker (n.) In knitting machines, one of the thin plates, blades, or other devices, that depress the loops upon or between the needles.
Sinner (n.) One who has sinned; especially, one who has sinned without repenting; hence, a persistent and incorrigible transgressor; one condemned by the law of God.
Sinner (v. i.) To act as a sinner.
Sinter (n.) Dross, as of iron; the scale which files from iron when hammered; -- applied as a name to various minerals.
Sipper (n.) One whi sips.
Sister (n.) A female who has the same parents with another person, or who has one of them only. In the latter case, she is more definitely called a half sister. The correlative of brother.
Sister (n.) A woman who is closely allied to, or assocciated with, another person, as in the sdame faith, society, order, or community.
Sister (n.) One of the same kind, or of the same condition; -- generally used adjectively; as, sister fruits.
Sister (v. t.) To be sister to; to resemble closely.
Sitter (n.) One who sits; esp., one who sits for a portrait or a bust.
Sitter (n.) A bird that sits or incubates.
Skater (n.) One who skates.
Skater (n.) Any one of numerous species of hemipterous insects belonging to Gerris, Pyrrhocoris, Prostemma, and allied genera. They have long legs, and run rapidly over the surface of the water, as if skating.
Skewer (n.) A pin of wood or metal for fastening meat to a spit, or for keeping it in form while roasting.
Skewer (v. t.) To fasten with skewers.
Skiver (n.) An inferior quality of leather, made of split sheepskin, tanned by immersion in sumac, and dyed. It is used for hat linings, pocketbooks, bookbinding, etc.
Skiver (n.) The cutting tool or machine used in splitting leather or skins, as sheepskins.
Slater (n.) One who lays slates, or whose occupation is to slate buildings.
Slater (n.) Any terrestrial isopod crustacean of the genus Porcellio and allied genera; a sow bug.
Slaver (n.) A vessel engaged in the slave trade; a slave ship.
Slaver (n.) A person engaged in the purchase and sale of slaves; a slave merchant, or slave trader.
Slaver (v. i.) To suffer spittle, etc., to run from the mouth.
Slaver (v. i.) To be besmeared with saliva.
Slaver (v. t.) To smear with saliva issuing from the mouth; to defile with drivel; to slabber.
Slaver (n.) Saliva driveling from the mouth.
Slayer (n.) One who slays; a killer; a murderer; a destrroyer of life.
Slicer (n.) One who, or that which, slices; specifically, the circular saw of the lapidary.
Slider (a.) See Slidder.
Slider (n.) One who, or that which, slides; especially, a sliding part of an instrument or machine.
Slider (n.) The red-bellied terrapin (Pseudemys rugosa).
Sliver (v. t.) To cut or divide into long, thin pieces, or into very small pieces; to cut or rend lengthwise; to slit; as, to sliver wood.
Sliver (n.) A long piece cut ot rent off; a sharp, slender fragment; a splinter.
Sliver (n.) A strand, or slender roll, of cotton or other fiber in a loose, untwisted state, produced by a carding machine and ready for the roving or slubbing which preceeds spinning.
Sliver (n.) Bait made of pieces of small fish. Cf. Kibblings.
Smiler (n.) One who smiles.
Smiter (n.) One who smites.
Smoker (n.) One who dries or preserves by smoke.
Smoker (n.) One who smokes tobacco or the like.
Smoker (n.) A smoking car or compartment.
Snarer (n.) One who lays snares, or entraps.
Snorer (n.) One who snores.
Soaker (n.) One who, or that which, soaks.
Soaker (n.) A hard drinker.
Soever () A word compounded of so and ever, used in composition with who, what, where, when, how, etc., and indicating any out of all possible or supposable persons, things, places, times, ways, etc. It is sometimes used separate from the pronoun or adverb.
Solder (n.) A metal or metallic alloy used when melted for uniting adjacent metallic edges or surfaces; a metallic cement.
Solder (n.) anything which unites or cements.
Solder (n.) To unite (metallic surfaces or edges) by the intervention of a more fusible metal or metallic alloy applied when melted; to join by means of metallic cement.
Solder (n.) To mend; to patch up.
Solver (n.) One who, or that which, solves.
Somber (a.) Alt. of Sombre
Somber (v. t.) Alt. of Sombre
Somber (n.) Alt. of Sombre
Somner (n.) A summoner; esp., one who summons to an ecclesiastical court.
Sopper (n.) One who sops.
Sorner (n.) One who obtrudes himself on another for bed and board.
Sorter (n.) One who, or that which, sorts.
Souter (n.) A shoemaker; a cobbler.
Sowter (n.) See Souter.
Spader (n.) One who, or that which, spades; specifically, a digging machine.
Sparer (n.) One who spares.
Spewer (n.) One who spews.
Spicer (n.) One who seasons with spice.
Spicer (n.) One who deals in spice.
Spider (n.) Any one of various other arachnids resembling the true spiders, especially certain mites, as the red spider (see under Red).
Spider (n.) An iron pan with a long handle, used as a kitchen utensil in frying food. Originally, it had long legs, and was used over coals on the hearth.
Spider (n.) A trevet to support pans or pots over a fire.
Spider (n.) A skeleton, or frame, having radiating arms or members, often connected by crosspieces; as, a casting forming the hub and spokes to which the rim of a fly wheel or large gear is bolted; the body of a piston head; a frame for strengthening a core or mold for a casting, etc.
Squier (n.) A square. See 1st Squire.
Stager (n.) A player.
Stager (n.) One who has long acted on the stage of life; a practitioner; a person of experience, or of skill derived from long experience.
Stager (n.) A horse used in drawing a stage.
Starer (n.) One who stares, or gazes.
Stater (n.) One who states.
Stater (n.) The principal gold coin of ancient Grece. It varied much in value, the stater best known at Athens being worth about 1 2s., or about $5.35. The Attic silver tetradrachm was in later times called stater.
Stayer (n.) One who upholds or supports that which props; one who, or that which, stays, stops, or restrains; also, colloquially, a horse, man, etc., that has endurance, an a race.
Stiver (n.) A Dutch coin, and money of account, of the value of two cents, or about one penny sterling; hence, figuratively, anything of little worth.
Stoker (v. t.) One who is employed to tend a furnace and supply it with fuel, especially the furnace of a locomotive or of a marine steam boiler; also, a machine for feeding fuel to a fire.
Stoker (v. t.) A fire poker.
Stoner (n.) One who stones; one who makes an assault with stones.
Stoner (n.) One who walls with stones.
Storer (n.) One who lays up or forms a store.
Stover (n.) Fodder for cattle, especially straw or coarse hay.
Sucker (n.) One who, or that which, sucks; esp., one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora, adhere to other bodies.
Sucker (n.) A suckling; a sucking animal.
Sucker (n.) The embolus, or bucket, of a pump; also, the valve of a pump basket.
Sucker (n.) A pipe through which anything is drawn.
Sucker (n.) A shoot from the roots or lower part of the stem of a plant; -- so called, perhaps, from diverting nourishment from the body of the plant.
Sucker (n.) The remora.
Sucker (n.) The lumpfish.
Sucker (n.) The hagfish, or myxine.
Sucker (n.) A California food fish (Menticirrus undulatus) closely allied to the kingfish (a); -- called also bagre.
Sucker (n.) A parasite; a sponger. See def. 6, above.
Sucker (n.) A hard drinker; a soaker.
Sucker (n.) A greenhorn; one easily gulled.
Sucker (n.) A nickname applied to a native of Illinois.
Sucker (v. t.) To strip off the suckers or shoots from; to deprive of suckers; as, to sucker maize.
Sucker (v. i.) To form suckers; as, corn suckers abundantly.
Suffer (v. t.) To feel, or endure, with pain, annoyance, etc.; to submit to with distress or grief; to undergo; as, to suffer pain of body, or grief of mind.
Suffer (v. t.) To endure or undergo without sinking; to support; to sustain; to bear up under.
Suffer (v. t.) To undergo; to be affected by; to sustain; to experience; as, most substances suffer a change when long exposed to air and moisture; to suffer loss or damage.
Suffer (v. t.) To allow; to permit; not to forbid or hinder; to tolerate.
Suffer (v. i.) To feel or undergo pain of body or mind; to bear what is inconvenient; as, we suffer from pain, sickness, or sorrow; we suffer with anxiety.
Suffer (v. i.) To undergo punishment; specifically, to undergo the penalty of death.
Suffer (v. i.) To be injured; to sustain loss or damage.
Sulker (n.) One who sulks.
Summer (v.) One who sums; one who casts up an account.
Summer (n.) The season of the year in which the sun shines most directly upon any region; the warmest period of the year.
Summer (v. i.) To pass the summer; to spend the warm season; as, to summer in Switzerland.
Summer (v. t.) To keep or carry through the summer; to feed during the summer; as, to summer stock.
Sumner (n.) A summoner.
Sunder (v. t.) To disunite in almost any manner, either by rending, cutting, or breaking; to part; to put or keep apart; to separate; to divide; to sever; as, to sunder a rope; to sunder a limb; to sunder friends.
Sunder (v. i.) To part; to separate.
Sunder (v. t.) A separation into parts; a division or severance.
Sunder (v. t.) To expose to the sun and wind.
Supper (n.) A meal taken at the close of the day; the evening meal.
Supper (v. i.) To take supper; to sup.
Supper (v. t.) To supply with supper.
Surfer (n.) The surf duck.
Suster (n.) Alt. of Sustre
Sutler (n.) A person who follows an army, and sells to the troops provisions, liquors, and the like.
Found 240 occurrences.
Tabler (n.) One who boards.
Tabler (n.) One who boards others for hire.
Tacker (n.) One who tacks.
Tagger (n.) One who, or that which, appends or joins one thing to another.
Tagger (n.) That which is pointed like a tag.
Tagger (n.) Sheets of tin or other plate which run below the gauge.
Tagger (n.) A device for removing taglocks from sheep.
Talker (n.) One who talks; especially, one who is noted for his power of conversing readily or agreeably; a conversationist.
Talker (n.) A loquacious person, male or female; a prattler; a babbler; also, a boaster; a braggart; -- used in contempt or reproach.
Tamper (n.) One who tamps; specifically, one who prepares for blasting, by filling the hole in which the charge is placed.
Tamper (n.) An instrument used in tamping; a tamping iron.
Tamper (v. i.) To meddle; to be busy; to try little experiments; as, to tamper with a disease.
Tamper (v. i.) To meddle so as to alter, injure, or vitiate a thing.
Tamper (v. i.) To deal unfairly; to practice secretly; to use bribery.
Tanier (n.) An aroid plant (Caladium sagittaefolium), the leaves of which are boiled and eaten in the West Indies.
Tanner (n.) One whose occupation is to tan hides, or convert them into leather by the use of tan.
Tapper (n.) The lesser spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopus minor); -- called also tapperer, tabberer, little wood pie, barred woodpecker, wood tapper, hickwall, and pump borer.
Tasker (n.) One who imposes a task.
Tasker (n.) One who performs a task, as a day-laborer.
Tasker (n.) A laborer who receives his wages in kind.
Taster (n.) One who tastes; especially, one who first tastes food or drink to ascertain its quality.
Taster (n.) That in which, or by which, anything is tasted, as, a dram cup, a cheese taster, or the like.
Taster (n.) One of a peculiar kind of zooids situated on the polyp-stem of certain Siphonophora. They somewhat resemble the feeding zooids, but are destitute of mouths. See Siphonophora.
Tatter (n.) One who makes tatting.
Tatter (n.) A rag, or a part torn and hanging; -- chiefly used in the plural.
Tatter (v. t.) To rend or tear into rags; -- used chiefly in the past participle as an adjective.
Tearer (n.) One who tears or rends anything; also, one who rages or raves with violence.
Teaser (n.) One who teases or vexes.
Teaser (n.) A jager gull.
Teazer (n.) The stoker or fireman of a furnace, as in glass works.
Tedder (n.) A machine for stirring and spreading hay, to expedite its drying.
Tedder (n.) Same as Tether.
Tedder (v. t.) Same as Tether.
Teemer (n.) One who teems, or brings forth.
Teeter (v. i. & t.) To move up and down on the ends of a balanced plank, or the like, as children do for sport; to seesaw; to titter; to titter-totter.
Teller (n.) One who tells, relates, or communicates; an informer, narrator, or describer.
Teller (n.) One of four officers of the English Exchequer, formerly appointed to receive moneys due to the king and to pay moneys payable by the king.
Teller (n.) An officer of a bank who receives and counts over money paid in, and pays money out on checks.
Teller (n.) One who is appointed to count the votes given in a legislative body, public meeting, assembly, etc.
Temper (v. t.) To mingle in due proportion; to prepare by combining; to modify, as by adding some new element; to qualify, as by an ingredient; hence, to soften; to mollify; to assuage; to soothe; to calm.
Temper (v. t.) To fit together; to adjust; to accomodate.
Temper (v. t.) To bring to a proper degree of hardness; as, to temper iron or steel.
Temper (v. t.) To govern; to manage.
Temper (v. t.) To moisten to a proper consistency and stir thoroughly, as clay for making brick, loam for molding, etc.
Temper (v. t.) To adjust, as the mathematical scale to the actual scale, or to that in actual use.
Temper (n.) The state of any compound substance which results from the mixture of various ingredients; due mixture of different qualities; just combination; as, the temper of mortar.
Temper (n.) Constitution of body; temperament; in old writers, the mixture or relative proportion of the four humors, blood, choler, phlegm, and melancholy.
Temper (n.) Disposition of mind; the constitution of the mind, particularly with regard to the passions and affections; as, a calm temper; a hasty temper; a fretful temper.
Temper (n.) Calmness of mind; moderation; equanimity; composure; as, to keep one's temper.
Temper (n.) Heat of mind or passion; irritation; proneness to anger; -- in a reproachful sense.
Temper (n.) The state of a metal or other substance, especially as to its hardness, produced by some process of heating or cooling; as, the temper of iron or steel.
Temper (n.) Middle state or course; mean; medium.
Temper (n.) Milk of lime, or other substance, employed in the process formerly used to clarify sugar.
Temper (v. i.) To accord; to agree; to act and think in conformity.
Temper (v. i.) To have or get a proper or desired state or quality; to grow soft and pliable.
Tender (n.) One who tends; one who takes care of any person or thing; a nurse.
Tender (n.) A vessel employed to attend other vessels, to supply them with provisions and other stores, to convey intelligence, or the like.
Tender (n.) A car attached to a locomotive, for carrying a supply of fuel and water.
Tender (v. t.) To offer in payment or satisfaction of a demand, in order to save a penalty or forfeiture; as, to tender the amount of rent or debt.
Tender (v. t.) To offer in words; to present for acceptance.
Tender (n.) An offer, either of money to pay a debt, or of service to be performed, in order to save a penalty or forfeiture, which would be incurred by nonpayment or nonperformance; as, the tender of rent due, or of the amount of a note, with interest.
Tender (n.) Any offer or proposal made for acceptance; as, a tender of a loan, of service, or of friendship; a tender of a bid for a contract.
Tender (n.) The thing offered; especially, money offered in payment of an obligation.
Tender (superl.) Easily impressed, broken, bruised, or injured; not firm or hard; delicate; as, tender plants; tender flesh; tender fruit.
Tender (superl.) Sensible to impression and pain; easily pained.
Tender (superl.) Physically weak; not hardly or able to endure hardship; immature; effeminate.
Tender (superl.) Susceptible of the softer passions, as love, compassion, kindness; compassionate; pitiful; anxious for another's good; easily excited to pity, forgiveness, or favor; sympathetic.
Tender (superl.) Exciting kind concern; dear; precious.
Tender (superl.) Careful to save inviolate, or not to injure; -- with of.
Tender (superl.) Unwilling to cause pain; gentle; mild.
Tender (superl.) Adapted to excite feeling or sympathy; expressive of the softer passions; pathetic; as, tender expressions; tender expostulations; a tender strain.
Tender (superl.) Apt to give pain; causing grief or pain; delicate; as, a tender subject.
Tender (superl.) Heeling over too easily when under sail; -- said of a vessel.
Tender (n.) Regard; care; kind concern.
Tender (v. t.) To have a care of; to be tender toward; hence, to regard; to esteem; to value.
Tenter (n.) One who takes care of, or tends, machines in a factory; a kind of assistant foreman.
Tenter (n.) A kind of governor.
Tenter (n.) A machine or frame for stretching cloth by means of hooks, called tenter-hooks, so that it may dry even and square.
Tenter (v. i.) To admit extension.
Tenter (v. t.) To hang or stretch on, or as on, tenters.
Termer (n.) One who resorted to London during the law term only, in order to practice tricks, to carry on intrigues, or the like.
Termer (n.) One who has an estate for a term of years or for life.
Tester (n.) A headpiece; a helmet.
Tester (n.) A flat canopy, as over a pulpit or tomb.
Tester (n.) A canopy over a bed, supported by the bedposts.
Tester (n.) An old French silver coin, originally of the value of about eighteen pence, subsequently reduced to ninepence, and later to sixpence, sterling. Hence, in modern English slang, a sixpence; -- often contracted to tizzy. Called also teston.
Tether (n.) A long rope or chain by which an animal is fastened, as to a stake, so that it can range or feed only within certain limits.
Tether (v. t.) To confine, as an animal, with a long rope or chain, as for feeding within certain limits.
Tetter (n.) A vesicular disease of the skin; herpes. See Herpes.
Tetter (v. t.) To affect with tetter.
Thaler (n.) A German silver coin worth about three shillings sterling, or about 73 cents.
Thider (adv.) Thither.
Ticker (n.) One who, or that which, ticks, or produces a ticking sound, as a watch or clock, a telegraphic sounder, etc.
Tidder (v. t.) Alt. of Tiddle
Tiller (v. t.) One who tills; a husbandman; a cultivator; a plowman.
Tiller (n.) A shoot of a plant, springing from the root or bottom of the original stalk; a sucker.
Tiller (n.) A sprout or young tree that springs from a root or stump.
Tiller (n.) A young timber tree.
Tiller (v. i.) To put forth new shoots from the root, or round the bottom of the original stalk; as, wheat or rye tillers; some spread plants by tillering.
Tiller (n.) A lever of wood or metal fitted to the rudder head and used for turning side to side in steering. In small boats hand power is used; in large vessels, the tiller is moved by means of mechanical appliances. See Illust. of Rudder. Cf. 2d Helm, 1.
Tiller (n.) The stalk, or handle, of a crossbow; also, sometimes, the bow itself.
Tiller (n.) The handle of anything.
Tiller (n.) A small drawer; a till.
Tilter (n.) One who tilts, or jousts; hence, one who fights.
Tilter (n.) One who operates a tilt hammer.
Timber (n.) A certain quantity of fur skins, as of martens, ermines, sables, etc., packed between boards; being in some cases forty skins, in others one hundred and twenty; -- called also timmer.
Timber (n.) The crest on a coat of arms.
Timber (v. t.) To surmount as a timber does.
Timber (n.) That sort of wood which is proper for buildings or for tools, utensils, furniture, carriages, fences, ships, and the like; -- usually said of felled trees, but sometimes of those standing. Cf. Lumber, 3.
Timber (n.) The body, stem, or trunk of a tree.
Timber (n.) Fig.: Material for any structure.
Timber (n.) A single piece or squared stick of wood intended for building, or already framed; collectively, the larger pieces or sticks of wood, forming the framework of a house, ship, or other structure, in distinction from the covering or boarding.
Timber (n.) Woods or forest; wooden land.
Timber (n.) A rib, or a curving piece of wood, branching outward from the keel and bending upward in a vertical direction. One timber is composed of several pieces united.
Timber (v. t.) To furnish with timber; -- chiefly used in the past participle.
Timber (v. i.) To light on a tree.
Timber (v. i.) To make a nest.
Timmer (n.) Same as 1st Timber.
Tinder (n.) Something very inflammable, used for kindling fire from a spark, as scorched
Tinger (n.) One who, or that which, tinges.
Tinker (n.) A mender of brass kettles, pans, and other metal ware.
Tinker (n.) One skilled in a variety of small mechanical work.
Tinker (n.) A small mortar on the end of a staff.
Tinker (n.) A young mackerel about two years old.
Tinker (n.) The chub mackerel.
Tinker (n.) The silversides.
Tinker (n.) A skate.
Tinker (n.) The razor-billed auk.
Tinker (v. t.) To mend or solder, as metal wares; hence, more generally, to mend.
Tinker (v. i.) To busy one's self in mending old kettles, pans, etc.; to play the tinker; to be occupied with small mechanical works.
Tinner (n.) One who works in a tin mine.
Tinner (n.) One who makes, or works in, tinware; a tinman.
Tipper (n.) A kind of ale brewed with brackish water obtained from a particular well; -- so called from the first brewer of it, one Thomas Tipper.
Tither (n.) One who collects tithes.
Tither (n.) One who pays tithes.
Titler (n.) A large truncated cone of refined sugar.
Titter (v. t.) To laugh with the tongue striking against the root of the upper teeth; to laugh with restraint, or without much noise; to giggle.
Titter (n.) A restrained laugh.
Titter (v. i.) To seesaw. See Teeter.
Tocher (n.) Dowry brought by a bride to her husband.
Toiler (n.) One who toils, or labors painfully.
Toller (n.) A toll gatherer.
Toller (n.) One who tolls a bell.
Tooter (n.) One who toots; one who plays upon a pipe or horn.
Tosser (n.) Ohe who tosser.
Totter (v. i.) To shake so as to threaten a fall; to vacillate; to be unsteady; to stagger; as,an old man totters with age.
Totter (v. i.) To shake; to reel; to lean; to waver.
Touser (n.) One who touses.
Touter (n.) One who seeks customers, as for an inn, a public conveyance, shops, and the like: hence, an obtrusive candidate for office.
Towser (n.) A familiar name for a dog.
Tracer (n.) One who, or that which, traces.
Trader (n.) One engaged in trade or commerce; one who makes a business of buying and selling or of barter; a merchant; a trafficker; as, a trader to the East Indies; a country trader.
Trader (n.) A vessel engaged in the coasting or foreign trade.
Trover (n.) The gaining possession of any goods, whether by finding or by other means.
Tucker (n.) One who, or that which, tucks; specifically, an instrument with which tuck are made.
Tucker (n.) A narrow piece of
Tucker (v. t.) A fuller.
Tucker (v. t.) To tire; to weary; -- usually with out.
Tugger (n.) One who tugs.
Tunker (n.) Same as Dunker.
Turner (n.) One who turns; especially, one whose occupation is to form articles with a lathe.
Turner (n.) A variety of pigeon; a tumbler.
Turner (n.) A person who practices athletic or gymnastic exercises.
Tusker (n.) An elephant having large tusks.
Twiner (n.) Any plant which twines about a support.
Found 165 occurrences.
Udaler (n.) Alt. of Udalman
Ulster (n.) A long, loose overcoat, worn by men and women, originally made of frieze from Ulster, Ireland.
Undoer (n.) One who undoes anything; especially, one who ruins another.
Uniter (n.) One who, or that which, unites.
Ureter (n.) The duct which conveys the urine from the kidney to the bladder or cloaca. There are two ureters, one for each kidney.
Usager (n.) One who has the use of anything in trust for another.
Usurer (n.) One who lends money and takes interest for it; a money lender.
Usurer (n.) One who lends money at a rate of interest beyond that established by law; one who exacts an exorbitant rate of interest for the use of money.
Vacher (n.) A keeper of stock or cattle; a herdsman.
Vailer (n.) One who vails.
Valuer (n.) One who values; an appraiser.
Vamper (n.) One who vamps; one who pieces an old thing with something new; a cobbler.
Vamper (v. i.) To swagger; to make an ostentatious show.
Vanner (n.) A machine for concentrating ore. See Frue vanner.
Varier (n.) A wanderer; one who strays in search of variety.
Vender (n.) One who vends; one who transfers the exclusive right of possessing a thing, either his own, or that of another as his agent, for a price or pecuniary equivalent; a seller; a vendor.
Veneer (v. t.) To overlay or plate with a thin layer of wood or other material for outer finish or decoration; as, to veneer a piece of furniture with mahogany. Used also figuratively.
Veneer (v. t.) A thin leaf or layer of a more valuable or beautiful material for overlaying an inferior one, especially such a thin leaf of wood to be glued to a cheaper wood; hence, external show; gloss; false pretense.
Venger (n.) An avenger.
Venter (n.) One who vents; one who utters, reports, or publishes.
Venter (n.) The belly; the abdomen; -- sometimes applied to any large cavity containing viscera.
Venter (n.) The uterus, or womb.
Venter (n.) A belly, or protuberant part; a broad surface; as, the venter of a muscle; the venter, or anterior surface, of the scapula.
Venter (n.) The lower part of the abdomen in insects.
Venter (n.) A pregnant woman; a mother; as, A has a son B by one venter, and a daughter C by another venter; children by different venters.
Verger (n.) One who carries a verge, or emblem of office.
Verger (n.) An attendant upon a dignitary, as on a bishop, a dean, a justice, etc.
Verger (n.) The official who takes care of the interior of a church building.
Verger (n.) A garden or orchard.
Verser (n.) A versifier.
Vesper (n.) The evening star; Hesper; Venus, when seen after sunset; hence, the evening.
Vesper (a.) Of or pertaining to the evening, or to the service of vespers; as, a vesper hymn; vesper bells.
Viewer (n.) One who views or examines.
Viewer (n.) A person appointed to inspect highways, fences, or the like, and to report upon the same.
Viewer (n.) The superintendent of a coal mine.
Virger (n.) See Verger.
Vizier (n.) A councilor of state; a high executive officer in Turkey and other Oriental countries.
Voider (n.) One who, or that which, voids, /mpties, vacates, or annuls.
Voider (n.) A tray, or basket, formerly used to receive or convey that which is voided or cleared away from a given place; especially, one for carrying off the remains of a meal, as fragments of food; sometimes, a basket for containing household articles, as clothes, etc.
Voider (n.) A servant whose business is to void, or clear away, a table after a meal.
Voider (n.) One of the ordinaries, much like the flanch, but less rounded and therefore smaller.
Volyer (n.) A lurcher.
Wafter (n.) One who, or that which, wafts.
Wafter (n.) A boat for passage.
Wailer (n.) One who wails or laments.
Waiter (n.) One who, or that which, waits; an attendant; a servant in attendance, esp. at table.
Waiter (n.) A vessel or tray on which something is carried, as dishes, etc.; a salver.
Waiver (n.) The act of waiving, or not insisting on, some right, claim, or privilege.
Walker (n.) One who walks; a pedestrian.
Walker (n.) That with which one walks; a foot.
Walker (n.) A forest officer appointed to walk over a certain space for inspection; a forester.
Walker (v. t.) A fuller of cloth.
Walker (v. t.) Any ambulatorial orthopterous insect, as a stick insect.
Waller (n.) One who builds walls.
Waller (n.) The wels.
Walter (v. i.) To roll or wallow; to welter.
Wander (v. i.) To ramble here and there without any certain course or with no definite object in view; to range about; to stroll; to rove; as, to wander over the fields.
Wander (v. i.) To go away; to depart; to stray off; to deviate; to go astray; as, a writer wanders from his subject.
Wander (v. i.) To be delirious; not to be under the guidance of reason; to rave; as, the mind wanders.
Wander (v. t.) To travel over without a certain course; to traverse; to stroll through.
Wanger (n.) A pillow for the cheek; a pillow.
Wapper (v. t. & i.) To cause to shake; to tremble; to move tremulously, as from weakness; to totter.
Wapper (n.) A gudgeon.
Warder (n.) One who wards or keeps; a keeper; a guard.
Warder (n.) A truncheon or staff carried by a king or a commander in chief, and used in signaling his will.
Warmer (n.) One who, or that which, warms.
Warner (n.) One who warns; an admonisher.
Warner (n.) A warrener.
Warper (n.) One who, or that which, warps or twists out of shape.
Warper (n.) One who, or that which, forms yarn or thread into warps or webs for the loom.
Washer (n.) One who, or that which, washes.
Washer (n.) A fitting, usually having a plug, applied to a cistern, tub, sink, or the like, and forming the outlet opening.
Washer (n.) The common raccoon.
Washer (n.) Same as Washerwoman, 2.
Waster (v. t.) One who, or that which, wastes; one who squanders; one who consumes or expends extravagantly; a spendthrift; a prodigal.
Waster (v. t.) An imperfection in the wick of a candle, causing it to waste; -- called also a thief.
Waster (v. t.) A kind of cudgel; also, a blunt-edged sword used as a foil.
Wearer (n.) One who wears or carries as appendant to the body; as, the wearer of a cloak, a sword, a crown, a shackle, etc.
Wearer (n.) That which wastes or diminishes.
Weaser (n.) The American merganser; -- called also weaser sheldrake.
Weaver (n.) One who weaves, or whose occupation is to weave.
Weaver (n.) A weaver bird.
Weaver (n.) An aquatic beetle of the genus Gyrinus. See Whirling.
Webber (n.) One who forms webs; a weaver; a webster.
Wedder (n.) See Wether.
Weeder (n.) One who, or that which, weeds, or frees from anything noxious.
Weeper (n.) One who weeps; esp., one who sheds tears.
Weeper (n.) A white band or border worn on the sleeve as a badge of mourning.
Weeper (n.) The capuchin. See Capuchin, 3 (a).
Weever (n.) Any one of several species of edible marine fishes belonging to the genus Trachinus, of the family Trachinidae. They have a broad spinose head, with the eyes looking upward. The long dorsal fin is supported by numerous strong, sharp spines which cause painful wounds.
Welder (n.) One who welds, or unites pieces of iron, etc., by welding.
Welder (n.) One who welds, or wields.
Welder (n.) A manager; an actual occupant.
Welter (v. i.) To roll, as the body of an animal; to tumble about, especially in anything foul or defiling; to wallow.
Welter (v. i.) To rise and fall, as waves; to tumble over, as billows.
Welter (v. i.) To wither; to wilt.
Welter (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, the most heavily weighted race in a meeting; as, a welter race; the welter stakes.
Welter (n.) That in which any person or thing welters, or wallows; filth; mire; slough.
Welter (n.) A rising or falling, as of waves; as, the welter of the billows; the welter of a tempest.
Wether (n.) A castrated ram.
Whaler (n.) A vessel or person employed in the whale fishery.
Whaler (n.) One who whales, or beats; a big, strong fellow; hence, anything of great or unusual size.
Wheder (pron. & conj.) Whether.
Whewer (n.) The European widgeon.
Whider (adv.) Whither.
Whiner (n.) One who, or that which, whines.
Wicker (n.) A small pliant twig or osier; a rod for making basketwork and the like; a withe.
Wicker (n.) Wickerwork; a piece of wickerwork, esp. a basket.
Wicker (n.) Same as 1st Wike.
Wicker (a.) Made of, or covered with, twigs or osiers, or wickerwork.
Wigher (v. i.) To neigh; to whinny.
Wilder (a.) To bewilder; to perplex.
Willer (n.) One who wills.
Wincer (n.) One who, or that which, winces, shrinks, or kicks.
Winder (n.) One who, or that which, winds; hence, a creeping or winding plant.
Winder (n.) An apparatus used for winding silk, cotton, etc., on spools, bobbins, reels, or the like.
Winder (n.) One in a flight of steps which are curved in plan, so that each tread is broader at one end than at the other; -- distinguished from flyer.
Winder (v. t. & i.) To fan; to clean grain with a fan.
Winder (n.) A blow taking away the breath.
Winder (v. i.) To wither; to fail.
Winger (n.) One of the casks stowed in the wings of a vessel's hold, being smaller than such as are stowed more amidships.
Winker (n.) One who winks.
Winker (n.) A horse's blinder; a blinker.
Winner (n.) One who wins, or gains by success in competition, contest, or gaming.
Winter (n.) The season of the year in which the sun shines most obliquely upon any region; the coldest season of the year.
Winter (n.) The period of decay, old age, death, or the like.
Winter (v. i.) To pass the winter; to hibernate; as, to winter in Florida.
Winter (v. i.) To keep, feed or manage, during the winter; as, to winter young cattle on straw.
Wisher (n.) One who wishes or desires; one who expresses a wish.
Wither (n.) To fade; to lose freshness; to become sapless; to become sapless; to dry or shrivel up.
Wither (n.) To lose or want animal moisture; to waste; to pin/ away, as animal bodies.
Wither (n.) To lose vigor or power; to languish; to pass away.
Wither (v. t.) To cause to fade, and become dry.
Wither (v. t.) To cause to shrink, wrinkle, or decay, for want of animal moisture.
Wither (v. t.) To cause to languish, perish, or pass away; to blight; as, a reputation withered by calumny.
Wonder (n.) That emotion which is excited by novelty, or the presentation to the sight or mind of something new, unusual, strange, great, extraordinary, or not well understood; surprise; astonishment; admiration; amazement.
Wonder (n.) A cause of wonder; that which excites surprise; a strange thing; a prodigy; a miracle.
Wonder (v. i.) To be affected with surprise or admiration; to be struck with astonishment; to be amazed; to marvel.
Wonder (v. i.) To feel doubt and curiosity; to wait with uncertain expectation; to query in the mind; as, he wondered why they came.
Wonder (a.) Wonderful.
Wonder (adv.) Wonderfully.
Wonger (n.) See Wanger.
Worder (n.) A speaker.
Worker (n.) One who, or that which, works; a laborer; a performer; as, a worker in brass.
Worker (n.) One of the neuter, or sterile, individuals of the social ants, bees, and white ants. The workers are generally females having the sexual organs imperfectly developed. See Ant, and White ant, under White.
Worser (a.) Worse.
Writer (n.) One who writes, or has written; a scribe; a clerk.
Writer (n.) One who is engaged in literary composition as a profession; an author; as, a writer of novels.
Writer (n.) A clerk of a certain rank in the service of the late East India Company, who, after serving a certain number of years, became a factor.
Found 107 occurrences.
Xyster (n.) An instrument for scraping bones.
Yauper (n.) One who, or that which, yaups.
Yelper (n.) An animal that yelps, or makes a yelping noise.
Yelper (n.) The avocet; -- so called from its sharp, shrill cry.
Yelper (n.) The tattler.
Yester (a.) Last; last past; next before; of or pertaining to yesterday.
Yodler (n.) One who yodels.
Yonder (adv.) At a distance, but within view.
Yonder (a.) Being at a distance within view, or conceived of as within view; that or those there; yon.
Yonker (n.) A young fellow; a younker.
Yorker (n.) A tice.
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