English dictionary words starting with Z from page 17801 to 17850

Z Z (ze; in England commonly, and in America sometimes, zêd; formerly, also, îz”zêrd) Defn: Z, the twenty-sixth and last letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant. It is taken from the Latin letter Z, which came from the Greek alphabet, this having it from a Semitic source. The ultimate origin is probably … Read moreEnglish dictionary words starting with Z from page 17801 to 17850

English dictionary words starting with Y from page 17751 to 17800

YELLOW Yel”low, n. 1. A bright golden color, reflecting more light than any other except white; the color of that part of the spectrum which is between the orange and green. “A long motley coat guarded with yellow.” Shak. 2. A yellow pigment. Cadmium yellow, Chrome yellow, Indigo yellow, King’s yellow, etc. See under Cadmium, … Read moreEnglish dictionary words starting with Y from page 17751 to 17800

English dictionary words starting with W, X and Y and Y from page 17701 to 17750

WRITE Write, v. i. 1. To form characters, letters, or figures, as representative of sounds or ideas; to express words and sentences by written signs. Chaucer. So it stead you, I will write, Please you command. Shak. 2. To be regularly employed or occupied in writing, copying, or accounting; to act as clerk or amanuensis; … Read moreEnglish dictionary words starting with W, X and Y and Y from page 17701 to 17750

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