English dictionary words starting with B from page 2001 to 2050

BREATHER Breath”er, n. 1. One who breathes. Hence: (a) One who lives.(b) One who utters. (c) One who animates or inspires. 2. That which puts one out of breath, as violent exercise. [Colloq.] BREATHFUL Breath”ful, a. Defn: Full of breath; full of odor; fragrant. [Obs.] BREATHING Breath”ing, n. 1. Respiration; the act of inhaling and … Read moreEnglish dictionary words starting with B from page 2001 to 2050

English dictionary words starting with B from page 1951 to 2000

BRACTEATE Brac”te*ate, a. Etym: [Cf.L. bracteatus covered with gold plate.] (Bot.) Defn: Having a bract or bracts. BRACTED Bract”ed, a. (Bot.) Defn: Furnished with bracts. BRACTEOLATE Brac”te*o*late, a. (Bot.) Defn: Furnished with bracteoles or bractlets. BRACTEOLE Brac”te*ole, n. Etym: [L. bracteola, dim. of bractea. See Bractea.] (Bot.) Defn: Same as Bractlet. BRACTLESS Bract”less, a. (Bot.) … Read moreEnglish dictionary words starting with B from page 1951 to 2000

English dictionary words starting with B from page 1901 to 1950

BOTE Bote, n. Etym: [Old form of boot; — used in composition. See 1st Boot.] (Law) (a) Compensation; amends; satisfaction; expiation; as, man bote, a compensation or a man slain. (b) Payment of any kind. Bouvier. (c) A privilege or allowance of necessaries. Note: This word is still used in composition as equivalent to the … Read moreEnglish dictionary words starting with B from page 1901 to 1950

English dictionary words starting with B from page 1801 to 1850

Blackstone.  — Bond debt (Law), a debt contracted under the obligation of a bond. Burrows.  — Bond (or lap) of a slate, the distance between the top of one slate and the bottom or drip of the second slate above, i. e., the space which is covered with three thicknesses; also, the distance between the … Read moreEnglish dictionary words starting with B from page 1801 to 1850

English dictionary words starting with B from page 1751 to 1800

BLUR Blur, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blurred; p. pr. & vb. n. Blurring.] Etym: [Prob. of same origin as blear. See Blear.] 1. To render obscure by making the form or outline of confused and uncertain, as by soiling; to smear; to make indistinct and confused; as, to blur manuscript by handling it … Read moreEnglish dictionary words starting with B from page 1751 to 1800

English dictionary words starting with B from page 1701 to 1750

BLENT Blent, imp. & p. p. of Blend to mingle. Defn: Mingled; mixed; blended; also, polluted; stained. Rider and horse, friend, foe, in one red burial blent. Byron. BLENT Blent, imp. & p. p. of Blend to blind. Defn: Blinded. Also (Chaucer), 3d sing. pres. Blindeth. [Obs.] BLEPHARITIS Bleph`a*ri”tis, n. [NL., fr. Gr.  eyelid + … Read moreEnglish dictionary words starting with B from page 1701 to 1750

English dictionary words starting with B from page 1651 to 1700

BIVENTRAL Bi*ven”tral, a. Etym: [Pref. bi- + ventral.] Defn: (Anat.) Having two bellies or protuberances; as, a biventral, or digastric, muscle, or the biventral lobe of the cerebellum. BIVIAL Biv”i*al, a. Defn: Of or relating to the bivium. BIVIOUS Biv”i*ous, a. Etym: [L. bivius; bis twice + via way.] Defn: Having, or leading, two ways. … Read moreEnglish dictionary words starting with B from page 1651 to 1700

English dictionary words starting with B from page 1601 to 1650

BILLAGE Bil”lage, n. Defn: and v. t. & i. Same as Bilge. BILLARD Bil”lard, n. (Zoöl.) Defn: An English fish, allied to the cod; the coalfish. [Written also billet and billit.] BILLBEETLE; BILLBUG Bill`bee”tle, or Bill”bug`, n. (Zoöl.) Defn: A weevil or curculio of various species, as the corn weevil. See Curculio. BILLBOARD Bill”board`, n. … Read moreEnglish dictionary words starting with B from page 1601 to 1650

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