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cadi Tweet Definition of cadi Like Definition of cadi on Facebook
  1. A civil judge in Arabic, Persian or Turkish countries.
caste Tweet Definition of caste Like Definition of caste on Facebook
  1. Any of the hereditary social classes and subclasses of South Asian society, societies.
chakra Tweet Definition of chakra Like Definition of chakra on Facebook
  1. One of the seven centres of spiritual energy in the human body according to yoga philosophy
chela Tweet Definition of chela Like Definition of chela on Facebook
noun (chel, ae)
  1. A pincer-like claw of a crustacean or arachnid.
chit Tweet Definition of chit Like Definition of chit on Facebook
  1. A child or babe; as, a forward chit; also, a young, small, or insignificant person or animal.
  2. A pert young woman
  3. The embryo or the growing bud of a plant; a shoot; a sprout.
the chits of Indian corn or of potatoes
  1. (obsolete) An excrescence on the body, as a wart.
verb (chits, chitting, chitted) (UK, dialect)
  1. (intransitive) To sprout; to shoot, as a seed or plant.
  2. (transitive) To damage the outer layers of a seed such as Lupinus or Sophora to assist germination.
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noun (es, -)
  1. (countable) A group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes.
The new Ford Fiesta is set to be best in the 'small family' .
: Often used to imply membership of a large class.
:: This word has a whole of metaphoric extensions.
  1. (countable) A social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc. In Britain, society is commonly split into three main classes; upper class, middle class and working class.
  2. (uncountable) The division of society into classes.
Jane Austen's works deal with in 18th-century England.
  1. (uncountable) Admirable behavior; elegance.
Apologizing for losing your temper, even though you were badly provoked, showed real .
  1. (context, countable, and, uncountable) A group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher.
The was noisy, but the teacher was able to get their attention with a story.
  1. A series of classes covering a single subject.
I took the cooking for enjoyment, but I also learned a lot.
  1. (countable) A group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year. A school class.
The of 1982 was particularly noteworthy.
  1. (countable) A category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation.
I used to fly business , but now my company can only afford economy.
  1. (context, biology, taxonomy, countable) A rank in the classification of organisms, below phylum and above order; a taxon of that rank
Magnolias belong to the Magnoliopsida.
  1. (computing) A set of objects possibly differing in state but not behavior.
  2. (math) A collection of sets definable by a shared property.
The of all sets is not a set.
verb (classes, classing, classed)
  1. (transitive) To assign to a class.
I would this with most of the other mediocre works of the period.
  1. (context, UK, slang) great; fabulous
concubine Tweet Definition of concubine Like Definition of concubine on Facebook
  1. A woman who lives with a man, but who is not a wife.
  2. A slave-girl for sexual service prominent in all ancient cultures.
  3. Signifies a relationship where the male is the dominant partner, socially and economically
  4. A woman attached to a man solely for reproduction, and who cares for the resulting children without any romantic relationship
  1. (esp. formerly in Muslim societies) a woman residing in a harem and kept, as by a sultan, for sexual purposes. <ref>Random House Unabridged Dictionary</ref>

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