To grill with Cayenne pepper; to season highly in cooking, as with pepper.
(alternative spelling of, dahl)
noun (dills, -)
An herb (Peucedanum graveolens), the seeds of which are moderately warming, pungent, and aromatic, and were formerly used as a soothing medicine for children; -- called also dillseed.
A cucumber pickled with dill flavoring.
To still; to assuage; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain.
To lull to sleep.
(uncountable) A light meal or brunch eaten leisurely, with tea, sometime from morning-to-early afternoon with family or friends and typically consisting of a selection of small dumplings and rolls.
A vessel such as a plate for holding or serving food, often flat with a depressed region in the middle.
The contents of such a vessel.
a of stew
A specific type of prepared food.
this is filling and easily made
(in plural) Tableware (including cutlery, etc, as well as crockery) that is to be or is being washed after being used to prepare, serve and eat a meal.
It's your turn to wash the dishes.
(slang) A sexually attractive woman.
(context, UK, slang) A sexually attractive person of either sex.
verb (dish, es)
To gossip; to relay information about the personal situation of another.
noun (divinities, -)
(uncountable) The property of being divine, of being like a god or God.
(countable) A deity (a god, goddess or God).
(uncountable) The study of religion or religions.
Harvard Divinity School has been teaching theology since 1636.
noun (chiefly US)
A deep-fried piece of dough or batter, commonly made in a toroidal or ellipsoidal shape, and mixed with various sweeteners and flavors, sometimes filled with jelly, custard or cream.
Anything in the shape of a torus
(context, automobile) a peel-out or skid-mark in the shape of donut; a 360-degree skid.
A spare tire, smaller than a full sized tire and is only intended for temporary use.
A thick, malleable substance made by mixing flour and water that is made into a particular form and then baked.
Pizza is very stretchy.
His first apartment left him short on .
An American infantryman, especially one from World War I.
A deep-fried piece of dough or batter, commonly of a toroidal or ellipsoidal shape, mixed with various sweeteners and flavourings, and sometimes filled with jam, custard or cream.
Anything in the shape of a torus.
A peel-out or skid-mark in the shape of doughnut or toroid; a 360-degree skid.
(derogatory slang) A fat person.
Hey doughnut! Get over here.
A spare car tyre, usually stored in the boot, that is smaller than a full sized tyre and is only intended for temporary use.
adjective (dowdier, dowdiest)
plain, Plain and unfashionable in style or dress.
Lacking stylishness or neatness; shabby.
1891, s:Author:Oscar Wilde, Oscar Wilde, s:The_Picture_of_Dorian_Gray_(1891)/Chapter_3, The Picture of Dorian Gray
:...she was a perfect saint amongst women, but so dreadfully that she reminded one of a badly bound hymn-book.
Any instrument used to gather or take by dragging; as: (a) A dragnet for taking up oysters, etc., from their beds. (b) A dredging machine. (c) An iron frame, with a fine net attached, used in collecting animals living at the bottom of the sea.
Very fine mineral matter held in suspension in water.
verb (dredg, es)
to make a channel deeper or wider using a dredge
to bring something to the surface with a dredge
(nautical) A vessel equipped for the removal of sand or sediment from the seabed.
a container with a perforated lid used for scattering sugar or flour
noun (es, -)
(countable) A garment; an item of clothing (usually worn by a woman or young girl) which covers the upper part of the body as well as below the waist.
Amy and Mary looked very pretty in their dresses'.''
(uncountable) apparel, Apparel, clothing.
verb (dress, es)
(transitive) To clothe something; to put clothes on something.
(intransitive) To clothe oneself; to put on clothes.
(transitive) To prepare the surface of a material (usually stone or lumber).
To bandage a wound.
1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island, Treasure Island
: ...he was deadly pale, and the blood-stained bandage round his head told that he had recently been wounded, and still more recently dressed.
(transitive) To prepare food for cooking, especially by seasoning it.
material applied to a wound for protection or therapy
a sauce, especially a cold one for salads
something added to the soil as a fertilizer etc
the activity of getting dressed
(present participle of, dress)
That was a long , but fortunately I didn't break any bones.
The space beyond a boundary into which someone or something could fall.
On one side of the road was a 50-meter .
(crime) A place where items may be left anonymously for others to collect.
I left the plans at the , like you asked.
A small mass of liquid, just large enough to fall away of its own weight.
Put three drops of oil into the mixture.
A small, round sweet/piece of candy.
Lemon drops are delicious.
(American football) A dropped pass
Yet another for the Tiger tight end.
(American football) Short for drop-back or drop back
The Tiger quarterback took a one-step , expecting his tight end to be open.
verb (drop, p, ing)
(intransitive) To fall.
A single shot was fired and the bird dropped from the sky.
(intransitive) To fall in value.
The stock dropped 1.5% on the news.
(intransitive) To lower oneself quickly to the ground.
Drop and give me thirty push-ups, Private!
If your clothes are on fire, stop, and roll.
(context, transitive) (ergative) To allow to fall.
Don't that plate!
(transitive) To get rid of.
I dropped 10 pounds and an obnoxious fiance.
(transitive) To eject, to remove.
I've been dropped from the football team.
(transitive) To fail to respond to an argument.
The affirmative team dropped our arguments about the cost of the plan.
(context, transitive, slang) To ingest a hallucinogen, particularly LSD.
They had never dropped acid.
(context, transitive, slang) To impart.
I knowledge wherever I go.
(transitive) To fail to pronounce.
Cockneys their h's.
(transitive) To kill.
Make any sudden movements and I will you!
1865, E. Littell, The Living Age, page 613
: ...with a single shot he dropped him like a master of the art.
1985, The Beastie Boys, Paul Revere
: The piano player's out, the music stopped / His boy had beef, and he got dropped...
1992, Dan Parkinson, Dust on the Wind, page 164
: With a quick clench of the fist on Joey's throat, Bodie dropped him. The man crumpled to the ground...
verb (dries, drying, dried)
(intransitive) To become dry.
(transitive) To make dry. (e.g., your eyes)
Devin dried her eyes with a handkerchief.
adjective (drier, driest or dryest)
free, Free from liquid or moisture.
Could you hand me a towel?
My throat feels itchy and .
Cover the chicken as it bakes or it'll get too .
(chemistry) Free of water in any state; anhydrous
Dry alcohol is 200 proof.
Maintaining temperance; void or abstinent from alcoholic beverages.
A former alcoholic, he's been for almost a year now.
You'll have to drive out of this county to find any liquor.
A stiff flour pudding, often with dried fruit, boiled in a cloth bag, or steamed
1901: The storekeeper had sent them an unbroken case of canned plum pudding, and probably by this time he was wondering what had become of that blanky case of duff. — w:Henry Lawson, Henry Lawson, short story The Ghosts of Many Christmases, published in Children of the Bushhttp://www.gutenberg.org/etext/7065
(baseball) (slang) an 1800s baseball term meaning an error
(context, Scotland, US) decaying vegetable matter on the forest floor
(slang) the bits left in the bottom of the bag after the booty has been consumed, like crumbs
(slang) the buttocks; normally used in the phrases to sit on (one's) duff or get off (one's) duff
(golf) to hit the ground behind the ball. It is a back-formation from "duffer".category:Back-formationscategory:Requests for cleanup
(Australia) to alter the branding of stolen cattle; to steal cattle.
not working properly
Why do I always get a shopping trolley with wheels?
A ball of dough cooked by boiling or steaming directly in the cooking fluid.
A term of endearment.
My little dumpling.
a large metal cooking pot with a tight-fitting lid
a portable oven consisting of a metal box, with shelves, placed before an open fire
a prank in which one farts in bed and pulls the bedclothes over one's bed-mate's head
a room full of marijuana smoke
the very end of a wikipedia:Dutch_Masters_(cigar), Dutch Masters cigar that has been rerolled with marijuana. This usage of the term is said to originate in New Brunswick, New Jersey.<ref>Ferraro, Chris. Marijuana and College Culture, pg. 19</ref>