Words containing r

Meaning of 18-karat gold

18-karat gold means: an alloy that contains 75 per cent gold

Meaning of 1st baron beaverbrook

1st baron beaverbrook means: British newspaper publisher and politician (born in Canada); confidant of Winston Churchill (1879-1964)

Meaning of 1st baron verulam

1st baron verulam means: English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)

Meaning of 1st earl attlee

1st earl attlee means: British statesman and leader of the Labour Party who instituted the welfare state in Britain (1883-1967)

Meaning of 1st earl baldwin of bewdley

1st earl baldwin of bewdley means: English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)

Meaning of 1st earl of balfour

1st earl of balfour means: English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930)

Meaning of 1st viscount montgomery of alamein

1st viscount montgomery of alamein means: English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976)

Meaning of 2 chronicles

2 chronicles means: the second of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC

Meaning of 2 esdras

2 esdras means: an Apocryphal book of angelic revelations

Meaning of 2-hitter

2-hitter means: a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 2 hits

Meaning of Aground

aground means: stuck in a place where a ship can no longer float

Meaning of Aground

aground means: with the bottom lodged on the ground

Meaning of Al-qaeda

al-qaeda means: a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries

Meaning of Butcher

butcher means: someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence

Meaning of Butcher

butcher means: a person who slaughters or dresses meat for market

Meaning of Butcher

butcher means: a brutal indiscriminate murderer

Meaning of Butcher

butcher means: a retailer of meat

Meaning of Butcher

butcher means: kill (animals) usually for food consumption

Meaning of Eriophyllum lanatum

eriophyllum lanatum means: greyish woolly leafy perennial with branched stems ending in leafless stalks bearing golden-yellow flower heads; dry areas western North America

Meaning of Galilee

galilee means: an area of northern Israel; formerly the northern part of Palestine and the ancient kingdom of Israel; the scene of Jesus's ministry

Meaning of Guard duty

guard duty means: the duty of serving as a sentry

Meaning of Hydrochoeridae

hydrochoeridae means: capybara

Meaning of John burgoyne

john burgoyne means: British general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the battle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792)

Meaning of Langmuir

langmuir means: United States chemist who studied surface chemistry and developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and worked on high temperature electrical discharges (1881-1957)

Meaning of Maltese monetary unit

maltese monetary unit means: monetary unit on Malta

Meaning of Michael assat

michael assat means: Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)

Meaning of Missy

missy means: a young female

Meaning of Nutritiveness

nutritiveness means: the quality of being nourishing and promoting healthy growth

Meaning of Ostinato

ostinato means: a musical phrase repeated over and over during a composition

Meaning of Prompt box

prompt box means: a booth projecting above the floor in the front of a stage where the prompter sits; opens toward the performers on stage

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