(computing) A particular high-level programming language.
(slang) $100; a c-note.
(music) A musical note; middle c.
An academic grade better than a D and worse than a B.
Head of the Secret Intelligence Service, incorrectly identified in the James Bond literature as "M" ("C" during WW2 was Col. Stewart Menzies - from whence "M")
A strong, large-diameter wire or rope, or something resembling such a rope.
An assembly of two or more wires which are used for electrical power or data circuits; one or more may be insulated.
(nautical) A heavy rope or chain used to moor or anchor a ship
(communications) A system for receiving television or Internet service over coaxial or fibreoptic cables
I tried to watch the movie last night but my cable was out.
(finance) in financial markets 'cable' is used to refer to the currency pair Great British Pounds against United States Dollars
(nautical) A unit of length
To send a telegram
To wrap wires to form a cable
(slang) faeces; rubbish
(intransitive) To defecate.
A long tunic worn in the Eastern Mediterranean.
A long dress or shirt similar in style to those worn in the Eastern Mediterranean.
an enclosure made of bars
the passenger compartment of a lift
verb (cag, ing)
to put into a cage
(advertising, politics) To track individual responses to direct mail.
a sort of light 'convertible' carriage with a folding hood
noun (calves or, less often, calfs)
A young cow or bull.
A young elephant, seal or whale (italbrac, also used of some other animals).
A chunk of ice broken off of a larger glacier, ice shelf, or iceberg.
a disguise or cover up, covering up.
the act of disguise, disguising.
(military) The use of natural or artificial material on personnel, objects, or tactical positions with the aim of confusing, misleading, or evading the enemy.<ref>(JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms).</ref>
(fashion) a pattern on clothing consisting of unregularly shaped patches that are either greenish/brownish, brownish/whitish, or bluish/whitish, as used in the army.
to hide or disguise something by cover up, covering it up or changing the way it looks.
(European Union) Common Agricultural Policy.
(USA) Civil Air Patrol
Colleague Assistance Program
combat air patrol
Change Acceleration Process
Colors and Placements
(geography) A piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into a sea or lake; a promontory; a headland.
A sleeveless garment or part of a garment, hanging from the neck over the back, arms, and shoulders, but not reaching below the hips. See Cloak.
To head or point; to keep a course; as, the ship capes southwest by south.
A long coat or cloak with a hood
A coat made from a blanket, worn by 19th century Canadian woodsmen.
1888, Theodore Roosevelt, Frontier Types, The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, October 1888.
: The fourth member of our party round the camp-fire that night was a powerfully built trapper, partly French by blood,who wore a gayly colored , or blanket-coat, a greasy fur cap, and moccasins.
A member of an order of Roman Catholic friars.
A type of sweater or jumper that fastens up the front with buttons or a zipper, usually machine- or hand-knitted from wool. Cardigans are available for both sexes but recent fashions have resulted in them being more typically worn by women.
A town in Wales.
(baseball) A player on the team "The St. Louis Cardinals".
Smith became a as the result of a pre-season trade.
A player on the team "Arizona Cardinals".
A sports team or a player on a sports team at w:Stanford University, Stanford University.
A student or player on a sports team at the w:University of Louisville, University of Louisville.
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(baseball) The team "w:St. Louis Cardinals, The St. Louis Cardinals".
The team "w:Arizona Cardinals, The Arizona Cardinals".
A sports team at the w:University of Louisville, University of Louisville.
The Cardinals take the field.
That which encloses or encases.
Some people like to split the of a sausage before cooking so it doesn't split, others don't.
(present participle of, case)
(greekmyth): One of the Dioscuri
(star): A double star in the constellation Gemini; alpha (Î~+mn~) Geminorum.
The thin membrane which covers the lower intestines.
Part of the amniotic sac which sometimes shrouds a baby"s head at birth.
A burial shroud or garment.
A series of interconnected rings or links usually made of metal.
He wore a gold around the neck.
A series of interconnected things.
This led to an unfortunate of events.
A series of stores or businesses with the same brand name.
That of restaurants is expanding into our town.
A number of atoms in a series, which combine to form a molecule.
When examined, the molecular included oxygen and hydrogen.
(surveying) A series of interconnected links of known length, used as a measuring device.
(surveying) A long measuring tape.
A unit of length equal to 22 yards. The length of a commonly used surveying chain. The length of a cricket pitch. Equal to 17.85 metres. Equal to 4 rods.
(transitive) To fasten something with a chain
(intransitive) To link multiple items together
(transitive) To secure someone with fetters
(transitive) To obstruct the mouth of a river etc with a chain
(computing) To relate data items with a chain of pointers; to be chained to another data item
(transitive) To measure a distance using a 66-foot long chain, as in land surveying
A short-horned goat-antelope native to mountainous terrain in southern Europe; Rupicapra rupicapra.
(italbrac, Usually as "chamois leather") Soft pliable leather originally made from the skin of chamois (nowadays the hides of deer, sheep, and other species of goat are alternatively used).
(colour) The traditional colour of chamois leather: <table><tr><td bgcolor="
The mass of grape solids that floats on the surface during the fermentation of wine
In international law, introductory text appearing in a treaty that broadly defines its principles, objectives, and background.
(plural of, chap)
(third-person singular of, chap)
A couch, sofa, or loveseat with padded arms and back of the same height, often curved outward at the top.
(Canadian English) Any couch or sofa.
roll or twist of hair worn at the nape of the neck; a bun
A small, nocturnal rodent of the genus Chinchilla, native to the Andes, prized for its very soft fur and also often kept as a pet.
The fur of a chinchilla used for clothing.
noun (wikipedia, Chino_cloth)
A coarse cotton fabric commonly used to make trousers and uniforms.
A piece of jewelry/jewellery, worn as a necklace, tight to the throat.
One who chokes (strangles) another person.
One who operates the choke of an engine during ignition.
(slang) Any disappointing or upsetting circumstance.
I lost Â£100 on the horses today — what a choker!
A bottle of wine (usually Bordeaux) containing 0.250 liters of fluid, 1/3 the volume of a standard bottle.
(obsolete) A type of women's platform shoe that was popular in the 15th century, 15th and 16th century, 16th centuries.
Another name for chromium when used to plate other metals.
a cotton shawl worn by both men and women in India
A glass covering, originally bell-shaped, for garden plants to prevent frost damage and promote early growth.
A bell-shaped, close-fitting women"s hat with a deep rounded crown and narrow rim.
snug, tight, form fitting
Her clothes showed off her assets.
noun (pl=cloths, pl2=clothes)
(uncountable) A woven fabric such as used in dressing, decorating, cleaning or other practical use.
A piece of cloth used for a particular purpose.
A form of attire that represents a particular profession.
clothes, Clothes; apparel for wearing.
(present participle of, clothe)
(countable) An outer garment covering the upper torso and arms.
(countable) A covering of material, such as paint.
(countable) The fur or feathers of animal.
(context, uncountable, nautical) canvas painted with thick tar and secured round a mast or bowsprit to prevent water running down the sides into the hold (now made of rubber or leather)
To cover with a coat of some material
One can buy coated frying pans, which are much easier to wash up than normal ones.
To cover as a coat.
A rosette worn in a hat as an office or party badge.
A hat with the brim turned up to form two or three points; a bicorn or tricorn
(nautical) The triangular space formed by the intersection of the position lines on a chart determined by plotting three bearings; the approximate position of the ship
An alcoholic beverage containing multiple types of liquor
They visited a pub noted for the wide range of cocktails they serve.
1806, 13 May 1806 edition of Balance and Columbian Repository, published by Hudson, New York, (first appearance in print):
: Cocktail is a stimulating liquor composed of spirits of any kind, sugar, water, and bitters " it is vulgarly called a bittered sling and is supposed to be an excellent electioneering potion, inasmuch as it renders the heart stout and bold, at the same time that it fuddles the head.
A mixture of other substances.
"Scientists found a of pollutants in the river downstream of the chemical factory."
noun (plural codpieces)
A part of male dress in front of the breeches, formerly made very conspicuous.
1598: Borachio. Seest thou not, I say, what a deformed thief this fashion is, how giddily 'a turns about all the hot-bloods between fourteen and five-and-thirty, sometimes fashioning them like Pharaoh's soliders in the reechy painting, sometime like god Bel's priests in the old church-window, sometime like the shaven Hercules in the smirch'd worm-eaten tapestry, where his codpiece seems as massy as his club? — William Shakespeare, Much Ado about Nothing, Act III, Scene III, line 130.
A conspicuous protection for the male genitals in a suit of plate armor.
1786: On some suits were screwed large iron cod-pieces; these, according to tradition, were intended to prevent the ill consequences of those violent shocks received in charging, either in battle, or at a tournament. Same say, they were meant to contain sponges for receiving the water of knights, who in the heat of an engagement might not have any more convenient method of discharging it. But most probably, they were rather constructed in conformity to a reigning fashion in the make of the breeches of those times. — Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 21.
A chain mail head gear
To style or arrange hair.
The part of a shirt or jacket that fits around the neck and throat.
A similar detachable item
Anything that encircles the neck.
A band or chain around an animal's neck, used to restrain the animal and/or for identification.
Make sure your dog has a holding an identification tag.
See also a Wikipedia article on (w, horse collar).
A part of harness designed to distribute the load around the shoulders of the draft animal.
(context, technology) Any encircling device or structure.
A nylon kept the bolt from damaging the surface underneath.
(context, in compounds) Of or pertaining to a certain category of professions; see -collar.
(transitive) To place a collar on.
Collar and leash your dog.
To seize or detain.
(transitive) To bind in conversation.
I managed to Fred in the office yesterday.
One who colors; an artist has a talent for coloring
The act of combining, the state of being combined or the result of combining.
A sequence of numbers or letters used to open a combination lock.
(math) One or more elements selected from a set without regard to the order of selection.
An association or alliance of people for some common purpose.
(billiards) A combination shot; a billiard; a shot where the cue ball hits a ball that strikes another ball on the table.
The Holy Spirit
noun (coni, es)
A rabbit, especially the European rabbit (w:Oryctolagus cuniculus, Oryctolagus cuniculus).
The pelt of a raccoon
verb (copes, coping, coped)
To deal effectively with something difficult, (often cope with)
To cover (a joint or structure) with coping.
(archaic) A ribbon normally worn diagonally across the chest as a decoration or insignia of rank etc.
A line of people or things placed around an area to enclose or protect it.
(Cricket) The arc of fielders on the off side, behind the batsman - the slips and gully.
(botany) A woody plant, such as a fruit tree, pruned and trained to grow as a single stem on a support.
verb (cordon, ed)
(context, with "off") To form a around an area in order to prevent movement in or out.
a leather from Córdoba originally of tanned goatskin later of horsehide.
oxblood (the color)
Plural of cord.
A heavy fabric, usually made of cotton, with vertical ribs.
a leather from Córdoba originally of tanned goatskin later of horsehide.
A musical instrument of the brass family, slightly smaller than a trumpet, usually in the musical key of B-flat.
Something shaped like a cone, notably
a piece of paper twisted to be used in a container
a pastry shell to be filled with ice-cream, hence (UK) an ice cream cone.
the headgear of certain religious sisters
A small bouquet of flowers, usually given to a woman for her to either carry or attach to her dress.
Armor for the body, as, the body breastplate and backpiece taken together.
Also used for the entire suit of the day, including breastplate and backpiece, tasset and headpiece.
1786: Strictly speaking, the word corcelet meant only that part which covered the body, but was generally used to express the whole suit, under the terms of a corselet furnished, or complete. — Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 21.
(Zoí¶logy) The thorax of an insect.
A woman's foundation garment, reinforced with stays, that supports the waistline, hips and bust.
(transitive) To enclose in a corset; to wear a corset.
Mabel dreaded the upcoming ball and the preliminary corseting it would entail.
(figurative) To restrict or confine.
"I will not remain corseted by your notions of what is and is not proper!" she exclaimed.
An substance applied to enhance the external color or texture of the skin, e.g. lipstick, eyeshadow, eyeliner; makeup.
A feature existing only on the surface.
external, External or superficial; pertaining only to the surface or appearence of something.