Words ending with s

Meaning of 'tween decks

'tween decks means: in the space between decks, on a ship

Meaning of 1 chronicles

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

Meaning of 1 esdras

1 esdras means: an Apocryphal book consisting of a compilation from I Chronicles and II Chronicles and Ezra and Nehemiah

Meaning of 1 kings

1 kings means: the first of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel

Meaning of 1 maccabees

1 maccabees means: an Apocryphal book describing the life of Judas Maccabaeus

Meaning of 11-plus

11-plus means: (formerly in Britain) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school

Meaning of 15 minutes

15 minutes means: a quarter of an hour

Meaning of 1530s

1530s means: the decade from 1530 to 1539

Meaning of 1750s

1750s means: the decade from 1750 to 1759

Meaning of 1760s

1760s means: the decade from 1760 to 1769

Meaning of 83

83 means: being three more than eighty

Meaning of Agglutinating activity

agglutinating activity means: the coalescing of small particles that are suspended in solution; these larger masses are then (usually) precipitated

Meaning of Antiphrasis

antiphrasis means: the use of a word in a sense opposite to its normal sense (especially in irony)

Meaning of Antiprotozoal

antiprotozoal means: a medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa

Meaning of Bone dry

bone dry means: without a trace of moisture; as dry as a weathered bone

Meaning of Bull fiddle

bull fiddle means: largest and lowest member of the violin family

Meaning of Calcination

calcination means: the conversion of metals into their oxides as a result of heating to a high temperature

Meaning of Combinable

combinable means: able to or tending to combine

Meaning of Cyrus the elder

cyrus the elder means: king of Persia and founder of the Persian Empire (circa 600-529 BC)

Meaning of Gioacchino pecci

gioacchino pecci means: Italian pope from 1878 to 1903 who was interested in the advancement of learning and who opened the Vatican secret archives to all scholars

Meaning of Maidservant

maidservant means: a female domestic

Meaning of Mouse-ear hawkweed

mouse-ear hawkweed means: European hawkweed having soft hairy leaves; sometimes placed in genus Hieracium

Meaning of Paddle steamer

paddle steamer means: a steam vessel propelled by paddle wheels

Meaning of Paraboloid reflector

paraboloid reflector means: a concave reflector used to produce a parallel beam when the source is placed at its focus or to focus an incoming parallel beam

Meaning of Plough horse

plough horse means: a horse used to pull a plow

Meaning of Shanghaier

shanghaier means: a kidnapper who drugs men and takes them for compulsory service aboard a ship

Meaning of So to speak

so to speak means: as if it were really so

Meaning of So to speak

so to speak means: in a manner of speaking

Meaning of Spleenwort

spleenwort means: any of various chiefly rock-inhabiting ferns of the genus Asplenium

Meaning of St. elias range

st. elias range means: a range of mountains between Alaska and the Yukon territory

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