An aromatic red powder that is used during the Holi festival. 1976
Foam rising upon beer, or other malt liquors, when fermenting, and used as leaven in making bread and in brewing; yeast.
A small, flat, round individual loaf or roll of bread.
To spurge; foam
To cause (a floating log) to rotate by treading on it.
A type of grace note movement that quickly switches between low-A and low-G several times, producing a low rippling sound. www.mcnabbs.org - Introduction to Bagpipe Music
To make indistinct or hazy, to obscure or dim.
To smear, stain or smudge.
To become indistinct.
To cause imperfection of vision in; to dim; to darken.
To sully; to stain; to blemish, as reputation.
To transfer the input focus away from.
A smear, smudge or blot
Something that appears hazy or indistinct
A moral stain or blot.
In a state of doubt or confusion.
Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited.
A boast or boasting; bragging; ostentatious pretence or self-glorification.
The thing which is boasted of.
The card game three card brag.
To boast; to talk with excessive pride about what one has, is able to do, or has done; often as an attempt to popularize oneself.
To boast of.
A variety of soft, mild French cheese made from cow's milk.
A measure (in degrees) of the amount of dissolved solids in a liquid via its specific gravity; used especially to measure dissolved sugar in fruit juice and wine.
a city in the south of the Czech Republic
A wedge-shaped spike used to secure the end of a timber where it abuts another. Much used in earlier times in the construction of tunnelled box-timber headings.
To poke or prick
A fortified dwelling place belonging to a king or noble; a prehistoric fort.
To emit a burp.
To cause someone (such as a baby) to burp.
A barn, especially one used for keeping cattle in.
Alternative form of birle.
A crustacean of the infraorder Brachyura, having five pairs of legs, the foremost of which are in the form of claws, and a carapace.
A bad-tempered person.
An infestation of pubic lice (Pthirus pubis).
A playing card with the rank of three.
A position in rowing where the oar is pushed under the rigger by the force of the water.
A defect in an outwardly normal object that may render it inconvenient and troublesome to use.
To fish for crabs.
To drift sideways or to leeward
To navigate (an aircraft, e.g. a glider) sideways against an air current in order to maintain a straight-line course.
to fly slightly off the straight-line course towards an enemy aircraft, as the machine guns on early aircraft did not allow firing through the propeller disk.
To back out of something.
The crab apple or wild apple.
The tree bearing crab apples, which has a dogbane-like bitter bark with medical use.
A cudgel made of the wood of the crab tree; a crabstick.
A movable winch or windlass with powerful gearing, used with derricks, etc.
A form of windlass, or geared capstan, for hauling ships into dock, etc.
A machine used in ropewalks to stretch the yarn.
A claw for anchoring a portable machine.
(obsolete) To irritate, make surly or sour
To be ill-tempered; to complain or find fault.
(British dialect) To cudgel or beat, as with a crabstick
The tree species native of South America.
Short for carabiner.
A baby’s bed with high, often slatted, often moveable sides, suitable for a child who has outgrown a cradle or bassinet.
A bed for a child older than a baby.
A small sleeping berth in a packet ship or other small vessel
A wicker basket; compare Moses basket.
A manger, a feeding trough for animals elevated off the earth or floor, especially one for fodder such as hay.
The baby Jesus and the manger in a creche or nativity scene, consisting of statues of Mary, Joseph and various other characters such as the magi.
A bin for drying or storing grain, as with a corn crib.
A small room or covered structure, especially one of rough construction, used for storage or penning animals.
A confined space, as with a cage or office-cubicle
A job, a position; (British), an appointment.
A hovel, a roughly constructed building best suited to the shelter of animals but used for human habitation.
One’s residence, or where one normally hangs out.
A boxy structure traditionally built of heavy wooden timbers, to support an existing structure from below, as with a mineshaft or a building being raised off its foundation in preparation for being moved; see cribbing.
A collection of quotes or references for use in speaking, for assembling a written document, or as an aid to a project of some sort; a crib sheet.
A minor theft, extortion or embezzlement, with or without criminal intent.
Short for the card game cribbage.
The cards discarded by players and used by the dealer.
A known piece of information corresponding to a section of encrypted text, that is then used to work out the remaining sections.
A small holiday home, often near a beach and of simple construction.
A packed lunch taken to work.
A small raft made of timber.
To place or confine in a crib.
To shut up or confine in a narrow habitation; to cage; to cramp.
To collect one or more passages and/or references for use in a speech, written document or as an aid for some task; to create a crib sheet.
To install timber supports, as with cribbing.
To steal or embezzle, to cheat out of.
To complain, to grumble
To crowd together, or to be confined, as if in a crib or in narrow accommodations.
To seize the manger or other solid object with the teeth and draw in wind.
To plagiarize; to copy; to cheat.
A concrete margin along the edge of a road; a kerb (UK)
A raised margin along the edge of something, such as a well or the eye of a dome, as a strengthening.
Something that checks or restrains; a restraint.
A riding or driving bit for a horse that has rein action which amplifies the pressure in the mouth by leverage advantage placing pressure on the poll via the crown piece of the bridle and chin groove via a curb chain.
A sidewalk, covered or partially enclosed, bordering the airport terminal road system with an adjacent paved areas to permit vehicles to off-load or load passengers.
A swelling on the back part of the hind leg of a horse, just behind the lowest part of the hock joint, generally causing lameness.
To check, restrain or control.
To rein in.
To furnish with a curb, as a well; to restrain by a curb, as a bank of earth.
To force to "bite the curb" (hit the pavement curb); see curb stomp.
To damage vehicle wheels or tires by running into or over a pavement curb.
To bend or curve.
To crouch; to cringe.
Something beautiful, a charm, a peach.
To cut off; chop off.
To cut off little by little; cheat by small and reiterated tricks; purloin.
To entice step by step.
To appropriate unlawfully; to embezzle.
To shoot directly at short range.
To shoot at a mark at short range.
To shoot (a shaft) so as to pierce on the descent.
To beat; thrash; drub.
To strike another player's marble when playing from the trigger.
carbonaceous shale; small coal; slate, dross, or rubbish in coal.
To beat (someone or something) with a stick.
To defeat someone soundly; to annihilate or crush.