Words containing dc

Meaning of Redcoat

redcoat means: British soldier; so-called because of his red coat (especially during the American Revolution)

Meaning of Scotch woodcock

scotch woodcock means: creamy scrambled eggs on toast spread with anchovy paste

Meaning of Seedcake

seedcake means: a sweet cake flavored with sesame or caraway seeds and lemon

Meaning of Seedcase

seedcase means: the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)

Meaning of Wildcat

wildcat means: any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild

Meaning of Wildcat

wildcat means: an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field

Meaning of Wildcat

wildcat means: a cruelly rapacious person

Meaning of Wildcat

wildcat means: (of a mine or oil well) drilled speculatively in an area not known to be productive

Meaning of Wildcat

wildcat means: without official authorization

Meaning of Wildcat

wildcat means: outside the bounds of legitimate or ethical business practices

Meaning of Boyne

boyne means: a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690; William III defeated the deposed James II and so ended the Catholicism that had been reintroduced in England by the Stuarts

Meaning of Catacorner

catacorner means: slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line

Meaning of Cowboy boot

cowboy boot means: a boot with a high arch and fancy stitching; worn by American cowboys

Meaning of Debased

debased means: ruined in character or quality

Meaning of Debased

debased means: lowered in value

Meaning of Debased

debased means: mixed with impurities

Meaning of Drop biscuit

drop biscuit means: biscuit made from dough with enough milk that it can be dropped from a spoon

Meaning of Econometrist

econometrist means: an economist who uses statistical and mathematical methods

Meaning of Equinoctial line

equinoctial line means: the great circle on the celestial sphere midway between the celestial poles

Meaning of Foul-up

foul-up means: an embarrassing mistake

Meaning of Geophagia

geophagia means: eating earth, clay, chalk; occurs in some primitive tribes, sometimes in cases of nutritional deficiency or obsessive behavior

Meaning of Geyser

geyser means: a spring that discharges hot water and steam

Meaning of Geyser

geyser means: to overflow like a geyser

Meaning of Inferior planet

inferior planet means: any of the planets whose orbit lies inside the earth's orbit

Meaning of Kipling

kipling means: English author of novels and poetry who was born in India (1865-1936)

Meaning of Marsupial mole

marsupial mole means: small burrowing Australian marsupial that resembles a mole

Meaning of Night heron

night heron means: nocturnal or crepuscular herons

Meaning of Postfix

postfix means: an affix that is added at the end of the word

Meaning of Prudery

prudery means: excessive or affected modesty

Meaning of Respiratory acidosis

respiratory acidosis means: acidosis resulting from reduced gas exchange in the lungs (as in emphysema or pneumonia); excess carbon dioxide combines with water to form carbonic acid which increases the acidity of the blood

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