Name Report For First Name BRIN:


First name BRIN's origin is Irish. BRIN means "small meadow". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with BRIN below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of brin.(Brown names are of the same origin (Irish) with BRIN and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with BRIN - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming BRIN


sabrina aubrin brina brinleigh brinley zabrina brinton

NAMES RHYMING WITH BRƯN (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (rin) - Names That Ends with rin:

camarin ihrin guerin cerin codrin dorin sorin quirin airrin farin farrin kamrin karrin kerin kerrin krin lorrin mairin marin morrin tarin aldrin berrin corin corrin darin darrin derrin jarin jerrin lorin orin orrin perrin severin sevrin tarrin terrin torin florin aherin irin erin lohengrin dorrin garin garrin caitrin

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (in) - Names That Ends with in:

fatin yasmin brengwain maolmin delbin kristin adin gin ixcatzin tepin tlazohtzin xochicotzin yoltzin zeltzin adwin akin alafin din kayin yerodin abbudin abdul-muhaimin aladdin amin husain mazin muhsin yasin agravain alain custennin erbin mabonagrain pheredin taliesin tortain txomin zadornin fiamain rivalin ashlin garvin quentin bain banain bealantin coinleain giollanaebhin guin nevin slevin constantin

NAMES RHYMING WITH BRƯN (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (bri) - Names That Begins with bri:

bri bria brian briana briann brianna briannah brianne briannon briant briar briareus briaunna brice brick brickman bricriu bricta brid bride bridger bridget bridgett bridgette briefbras briella brielle brien brienna brienne briet brietta brigantia brigbam brigette briggebam briggeham briggere brigham brighde brighid brighton brigid brigida brigidia brigitta brigitte brigliadoro brik brilynn brimlad brion briona brione brioni brionna brionne briony brisa briseis brisha brishen brisia brissa brit brita britani brite brites britlee britney britomartus britta brittain brittan brittaney brittani brittanie brittany brittnee brittney brittni brittny britto britton brittyn briza

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (br) - Names That Begins with br:

bra brachah brad bradach bradaigh bradamate bradan bradana bradbourne bradburn bradd braddock braddon


First Names which starts with 'b' and ends with 'n':

baen baethan baibin bailintin bairrfhionn bairrfhoinn balduin baldwin baldwyn balen balin ban banan banbhan bannan baran bardan barden bardon baron barran barrington barron bartalan barton bastiaan bastien battseeyon battzion bawdewyn bayen baylen beacan beadutun beagan beagen beaman bean bearcban bearn beathan beaton bebeodan bebhinn becan bedrosian beldan belden beldon belen bellerophon beltran ben ben-tziyon bendigeidfran bendision benedictson benen benjamin benkamin benn benon benson benton benzion beomann beorhttun beorn beretun berihun berlyn bern bernardyn berneen bernon bertin berton bestandan besyrwan bethann bevan bevin bevyn bharain bheathain bhradain bian bingen binyamin biron biton bittan bitten bjorn blagdan blagden blagdon blian boden bodgan

English Words Rhyming BRIN


antifebrinenoun (n.) Acetanilide.

brinnoun (n.) One of the radiating sticks of a fan. The outermost are larger and longer, and are called panaches.

brindedadjective (a.) Of a gray or tawny color with streaks of darker hue; streaked; brindled.

brindlenoun (n.) The state of being brindled.
 noun (n.) A brindled color; also, that which is brindled.
 adjective (a.) Brindled.

brindledadjective (a.) Having dark streaks or spots on a gray or tawny ground; brinded.

brinenoun (n.) Water saturated or strongly impregnated with salt; pickle; hence, any strong saline solution; also, the saline residue or strong mother liquor resulting from the evaporation of natural or artificial waters.
 noun (n.) The ocean; the water of an ocean, sea, or salt lake.
 noun (n.) Tears; -- so called from their saltness.
 verb (v. t.) To steep or saturate in brine.
 verb (v. t.) To sprinkle with salt or brine; as, to brine hay.

bringingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bring

bringernoun (n.) One who brings.

brininessnoun (n.) The state or quality of being briny; saltness; brinishness.

brinishadjective (a.) Like brine; somewhat salt; saltish.

brinishnessnoun (n.) State or quality of being brinish.

brinjareenoun (n.) A rough-haired East Indian variety of the greyhound.

brinknoun (n.) The edge, margin, or border of a steep place, as of a precipice; a bank or edge, as of a river or pit; a verge; a border; as, the brink of a chasm. Also Fig.

brinyadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to brine, or to the sea; partaking of the nature of brine; salt; as, a briny taste; the briny flood.

cerebrinnoun (n.) A nonphosphorized, nitrogenous substance, obtained from brain and nerve tissue by extraction with boiling alcohol. It is uncertain whether it exists as such in nerve tissue, or is a product of the decomposition of some more complex substance.

colubrineadjective (a.) like or related to snakes of the genus Coluber.
 adjective (a.) Like a snake; cunning; crafty.

defibrinationnoun (n.) The act or process of depriving of fibrin.

fibrinnoun (n.) A white, albuminous, fibrous substance, formed in the coagulation of the blood either by decomposition of fibrinogen, or from the union of fibrinogen and paraglobulin which exist separately in the blood. It is insoluble in water, but is readily digestible in gastric and pancreatic juice.
 noun (n.) The white, albuminous mass remaining after washing lean beef or other meat with water until all coloring matter is removed; the fibrous portion of the muscle tissue; flesh fibrin.
 noun (n.) An albuminous body, resembling animal fibrin in composition, found in cereal grains and similar seeds; vegetable fibrin.

fibrinationnoun (n.) The state of acquiring or having an excess of fibrin.

fibrineadjective (a.) Belonging to the fibers of plants.

fibrinogennoun (n.) An albuminous substance existing in the blood, and in other animal fluids, which either alone or with fibrinoplastin or paraglobulin forms fibrin, and thus causes coagulation.

fibrinogenousadjective (a.) Possessed of properties similar to fibrinogen; capable of forming fibrin.

fibrinoplasticadjective (a.) Like fibrinoplastin; capable of forming fibrin when brought in contact with fibrinogen.

fibrinoplastinnoun (n.) An albuminous substance, existing in the blood, which in combination with fibrinogen forms fibrin; -- called also paraglobulin.

fibrinousadjective (a.) Having, or partaking of the properties of, fibrin; as, fibrious exudation.

homocerebrinnoun (n.) A body similar to, or identical with, cerebrin.

marbrinusnoun (n.) A cloth woven so as to imitate the appearance of marble; -- much used in the 15th and 16th centuries.

pebrinenoun (n.) An epidemic disease of the silkworm, characterized by the presence of minute vibratory corpuscles in the blood.

umbrinenoun (n.) See Umbra, 2.

zebrineadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the zebra.

zebrinnynoun (n.) A cross between a male horse and a female zebra.
 noun (n.) A cross between a male horse and a female zebra.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH BRƯN (According to last letters):

Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (rin) - English Words That Ends with rin:

achroodextrinnoun (n.) Dextrin not colorable by iodine. See Dextrin.

alizarinnoun (n.) A coloring principle, C14H6O2(OH)2, found in madder, and now produced artificially from anthracene. It produces the Turkish reds.

antiarinnoun (n.) A poisonous principle obtained from antiar.

aurinnoun (n.) A red coloring matter derived from phenol; -- called also, in commerce, yellow corallin.

autopsorinnoun (n.) That which is given under the doctrine of administering a patient's own virus.

aspirinnoun (n.) A white crystalline compound of acetyl and salicylic acid used as a drug for the salicylic acid liberated from it in the intestines.

bassorinnoun (n.) A constituent part of a species of gum from Bassora, as also of gum tragacanth and some gum resins. It is one of the amyloses.

brompicrinnoun (n.) A pungent colorless explosive liquid, CNO2Br3, analogous to and resembling chlorpicrin.

burinnoun (n.) The cutting tool of an engraver on metal, used in line engraving. It is made of tempered steel, one end being ground off obliquely so as to produce a sharp point, and the other end inserted in a handle; a graver; also, the similarly shaped tool used by workers in marble.
 noun (n.) The manner or style of execution of an engraver; as, a soft burin; a brilliant burin.

butyrinnoun (n.) A butyrate of glycerin; a fat contained in small quantity in milk, which helps to give to butter its peculiar flavor.

bacterinnoun (n.) A bacterial vaccine.

castorinnoun (n.) A white crystalline substance obtained from castoreum.

cerinnoun (n.) A waxy substance extracted by alcohol or ether from cork; sometimes applied also to the portion of beeswax which is soluble in alcohol.
 noun (n.) A variety of the mineral allanite.

cetrarinnoun (n.) A white substance extracted from the lichen, Iceland moss (Cetraria Islandica). It consists of several ingredients, among which is cetraric acid, a white, crystalline, bitter substance.

chagrinnoun (n.) Vexation; mortification.
 noun (n.) To excite ill-humor in; to vex; to mortify; as, he was not a little chagrined.
 adjective (a.) Chagrined.
 verb (v. i.) To be vexed or annoyed.

chanfrinnoun (n.) The fore part of a horse's head.

chlorhydrinnoun (n.) One of a class of compounds formed from certain polybasic alcohols (and especially glycerin) by the substitution of chlorine for one or more hydroxyl groups.

chlorocruorinnoun (n.) A green substance, supposed to be the cause of the green color of the blood in some species of worms.

chlorpicrinnoun (n.) A heavy, colorless liquid, CCl3.NO2, of a strong pungent odor, obtained by subjecting picric acid to the action of chlorine.

cholesterinnoun (n.) A white, fatty, crystalline substance, tasteless and odorless, found in animal and plant products and tissue, and especially in nerve tissue, in the bile, and in gallstones.

chondrinnoun (n.) A colorless, amorphous, nitrogenous substance, tasteless and odorless, formed from cartilaginous tissue by long-continued action of boiling water. It is similar to gelatin, and is a large ingredient of commercial gelatin.

chrysaurinnoun (n.) An orange-colored dyestuff, of artificial production.

coniferinnoun (n.) A glucoside extracted from the cambium layer of coniferous trees as a white crystalline substance.

convallamarinnoun (n.) A white, crystalline, poisonous substance, regarded as a glucoside, extracted from the lily of the valley (Convallaria Majalis). Its taste is first bitter, then sweet.

convallarinnoun (n.) A white, crystalline glucoside, of an irritating taste, extracted from the convallaria or lily of the valley.

coumarinnoun (n.) The concrete essence of the tonka bean, the fruit of Dipterix (formerly Coumarouna) odorata and consisting essentially of coumarin proper, which is a white crystalline substance, C9H6O2, of vanilla-like odor, regarded as an anhydride of coumaric acid, and used in flavoring. Coumarin in also made artificially.

cruorinnoun (n.) The coloring matter of the blood in the living animal; haemoglobin.

culverinnoun (n.) A long cannon of the 16th century, usually an 18-pounder with serpent-shaped handles.

demiculverinnoun (n.) A kind of ordnance, carrying a ball weighing from nine to thirteen pounds.

dextrinnoun (n.) A translucent, gummy, amorphous substance, nearly tasteless and odorless, used as a substitute for gum, for sizing, etc., and obtained from starch by the action of heat, acids, or diastase. It is of somewhat variable composition, containing several carbohydrates which change easily to their respective varieties of sugar. It is so named from its rotating the plane of polarization to the right; -- called also British gum, Alsace gum, gommelin, leiocome, etc. See Achroodextrin, and Erythrodextrin.

dulcamarinnoun (n.) A glucoside extracted from the bittersweet (Solanum Dulcamara), as a yellow amorphous substance. It probably occasions the compound taste. See Bittersweet, 3(a).

eburinnoun (n.) A composition of dust of ivory or of bone with a cement; -- used for imitations of valuable stones and in making moldings, seals, etc.

elleborinnoun (n.) See Helleborin.

elytrinnoun (n.) See Chitin.

erinnoun (n.) An early, and now a poetic, name of Ireland.

erythrinnoun (n.) Alt. of Erythrine

erythrodextrinnoun (n.) A dextrin which gives a red color with iodine. See Dextrin.

etherinnoun (n.) A white, crystalline hydrocarbon, regarded as a polymeric variety of ethylene, obtained in heavy oil of wine, the residue left after making ether; -- formerly called also concrete oil of wine.

fiorinnoun (n.) A species of creeping bent grass (Agrostis alba); -- called also fiorin grass.

florinnoun (n.) A silver coin of Florence, first struck in the twelfth century, and noted for its beauty. The name is given to different coins in different countries. The florin of England, first minted in 1849, is worth two shillings, or about 48 cents; the florin of the Netherlands, about 40 cents; of Austria, about 36 cents.

gentiopikrinnoun (n.) A bitter, yellow, crystalline substance, regarded as a glucoside, and obtained from the gentian.

glairinnoun (n.) A glairy viscous substance, which forms on the surface of certain mineral waters, or covers the sides of their inclosures; -- called also baregin.

glycerinnoun (n.) Alt. of Glycerine

gorgerinnoun (n.) In some columns, that part of the capital between the termination of the shaft and the annulet of the echinus, or the space between two neck moldings; -- called also neck of the capital, and hypotrachelium. See Illust. of Column.

grinnoun (n.) A snare; a gin.
 noun (n.) The act of closing the teeth and showing them, or of withdrawing the lips and showing the teeth; a hard, forced, or sneering smile.
 verb (v. i.) To show the teeth, as a dog; to snarl.
 verb (v. i.) To set the teeth together and open the lips, or to open the mouth and withdraw the lips from the teeth, so as to show them, as in laughter, scorn, or pain.
 verb (v. t.) To express by grinning.

haematoporphyrinnoun (n.) See Haematoin.

helleborinnoun (n.) A poisonous glucoside found in several species of hellebore, and extracted as a white crystalline substance with a sharp tingling taste. It possesses the essential virtues of the plant; -- called also elleborin.

iodhydrinnoun (n.) One of a series of compounds containing iodine, and analogous to the chlorhydrins.

iodothyrinnoun (n.) A peculiar substance obtained from the thyroid gland, containing from nine to ten per cent of iodine.

juniperinnoun (n.) A yellow amorphous substance extracted from juniper berries.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH BRƯN (According to first letters):

Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (bri) - Words That Begins with bri:

briarnoun (n.) Same as Brier.
 noun (n.) A plant with a slender woody stem bearing stout prickles; especially, species of Rosa, Rubus, and Smilax.
 noun (n.) Fig.: Anything sharp or unpleasant to the feelings.

briareanadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, Briareus, a giant fabled to have a hundred hands; hence, hundred-handed or many-handed.

bribableadjective (a.) Capable of being bribed.

bribenoun (n.) A gift begged; a present.
 noun (n.) A price, reward, gift, or favor bestowed or promised with a view to prevent the judgment or corrupt the conduct of a judge, witness, voter, or other person in a position of trust.
 noun (n.) That which seduces; seduction; allurement.
 verb (v. t.) To rob or steal.
 verb (v. t.) To give or promise a reward or consideration to (a judge, juror, legislator, voter, or other person in a position of trust) with a view to prevent the judgment or corrupt the conduct; to induce or influence by a bribe; to give a bribe to.
 verb (v. t.) To gain by a bribe; of induce as by a bribe.
 verb (v. i.) To commit robbery or theft.
 verb (v. i.) To give a bribe to a person; to pervert the judgment or corrupt the action of a person in a position of trust, by some gift or promise.

bribingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bribe

bribelessadjective (a.) Incapable of being bribed; free from bribes.

bribernoun (n.) A thief.
 noun (n.) One who bribes, or pays for corrupt practices.
 noun (n.) That which bribes; a bribe.

briberynoun (n.) Robbery; extortion.
 noun (n.) The act or practice of giving or taking bribes; the act of influencing the official or political action of another by corrupt inducements.

bricknoun (n.) A block or clay tempered with water, sand, etc., molded into a regular form, usually rectangular, and sun-dried, or burnt in a kiln, or in a heap or stack called a clamp.
 noun (n.) Bricks, collectively, as designating that kind of material; as, a load of brick; a thousand of brick.
 noun (n.) Any oblong rectangular mass; as, a brick of maple sugar; a penny brick (of bread).
 noun (n.) A good fellow; a merry person; as, you 're a brick.
 verb (v. t.) To lay or pave with bricks; to surround, line, or construct with bricks.
 verb (v. t.) To imitate or counterfeit a brick wall on, as by smearing plaster with red ocher, making the joints with an edge tool, and pointing them.

brickingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Brick
 noun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Brisk

brickbatnoun (n.) A piece or fragment of a brick. See Bat, 4.

brickkilnnoun (n.) A kiln, or furnace, in which bricks are baked or burnt; or a pile of green bricks, laid loose, with arches underneath to receive the wood or fuel for burning them.

bricklayernoun (n.) One whose occupation is to build with bricks.

bricklayingnoun (n.) The art of building with bricks, or of uniting them by cement or mortar into various forms; the act or occupation of laying bricks.

brickleadjective (a.) Brittle; easily broken.

bricklenessnoun (n.) Brittleness.

brickmakernoun (n.) One whose occupation is to make bricks.

brickworknoun (n.) Anything made of bricks.
 noun (n.) The act of building with or laying bricks.

brickyadjective (a.) Full of bricks; formed of bricks; resembling bricks or brick dust.

brickyardnoun (n.) A place where bricks are made, especially an inclosed place.

bricolenoun (n.) A kind of traces with hooks and rings, with which men drag and maneuver guns where horses can not be used.
 noun (n.) An ancient kind of military catapult.
 noun (n.) In court tennis, the rebound of a ball from a wall of the court; also, the side stroke or play by which the ball is driven against the wall; hence, fig., indirect action or stroke.
 noun (n.) A shot in which the cue ball is driven first against the cushion.

bridnoun (n.) A bird.

bridalnoun (n.) Of or pertaining to a bride, or to wedding; nuptial; as, bridal ornaments; a bridal outfit; a bridal chamber.
 noun (n.) A nuptial festival or ceremony; a marriage.

bridaltynoun (n.) Celebration of the nuptial feast.

bridenoun (n.) A woman newly married, or about to be married.
 noun (n.) Fig.: An object ardently loved.
 verb (v. t.) To make a bride of.

bridebednoun (n.) The marriage bed.

bridecakenoun (n.) Rich or highly ornamented cake, to be distributed to the guests at a wedding, or sent to friends after the wedding.

bridechambernoun (n.) The nuptial apartment.

bridegroomnoun (n.) A man newly married, or just about to be married.

brideknotnoun (n.) A knot of ribbons worn by a guest at a wedding; a wedding favor.

bridemaidnoun (n.) Alt. of Brideman

bridemannoun (n.) See Bridesmaid, Bridesman.

bridesmaidnoun (n.) A female friend who attends on a bride at her wedding.

bridesmannoun (n.) A male friend who attends upon a bridegroom and bride at their marriage; the "best man."

bridestakenoun (n.) A stake or post set in the ground, for guests at a wedding to dance round.

bridewellnoun (n.) A house of correction for the confinement of disorderly persons; -- so called from a hospital built in 1553 near St. Bride's (or Bridget's) well, in London, which was subsequently a penal workhouse.

bridgenoun (n.) A structure, usually of wood, stone, brick, or iron, erected over a river or other water course, or over a chasm, railroad, etc., to make a passageway from one bank to the other.
 noun (n.) Anything supported at the ends, which serves to keep some other thing from resting upon the object spanned, as in engraving, watchmaking, etc., or which forms a platform or staging over which something passes or is conveyed.
 noun (n.) The small arch or bar at right angles to the strings of a violin, guitar, etc., serving of raise them and transmit their vibrations to the body of the instrument.
 noun (n.) A device to measure the resistance of a wire or other conductor forming part of an electric circuit.
 noun (n.) A low wall or vertical partition in the fire chamber of a furnace, for deflecting flame, etc.; -- usually called a bridge wall.
 noun (n.) A card game resembling whist.
 verb (v. t.) To build a bridge or bridges on or over; as, to bridge a river.
 verb (v. t.) To open or make a passage, as by a bridge.
 verb (v. t.) To find a way of getting over, as a difficulty; -- generally with over.

bridgingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bridge

bridgeboardnoun (n.) A notched board to which the treads and risers of the steps of wooden stairs are fastened.
 noun (n.) A board or plank used as a bridge.

bridgeheadnoun (n.) A fortification commanding the extremity of a bridge nearest the enemy, to insure the preservation and usefulness of the bridge, and prevent the enemy from crossing; a tete-de-pont.

bridgelessadjective (a.) Having no bridge; not bridged.

bridgepotnoun (n.) The adjustable socket, or step, of a millstone spindle.

bridgetreenoun (n.) The beam which supports the spindle socket of the runner in a grinding mill.

bridgeingnoun (n.) The system of bracing used between floor or other timbers to distribute the weight.

bridgeyadjective (a.) Full of bridges.

bridlenoun (n.) The head gear with which a horse is governed and restrained, consisting of a headstall, a bit, and reins, with other appendages.
 noun (n.) A restraint; a curb; a check.
 noun (n.) The piece in the interior of a gun lock, which holds in place the tumbler, sear, etc.
 noun (n.) A span of rope, line, or chain made fast as both ends, so that another rope, line, or chain may be attached to its middle.
 noun (n.) A mooring hawser.
 verb (v. t.) To put a bridle upon; to equip with a bridle; as, to bridle a horse.
 verb (v. t.) To restrain, guide, or govern, with, or as with, a bridle; to check, curb, or control; as, to bridle the passions; to bridle a muse.
 verb (v. i.) To hold up the head, and draw in the chin, as an expression of pride, scorn, or resentment; to assume a lofty manner; -- usually with up.

bridlingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bridle

bridlernoun (n.) One who bridles; one who restrains and governs, as with a bridle.

bridoonnoun (n.) The snaffle and rein of a military bridle, which acts independently of the bit, at the pleasure of the rider. It is used in connection with a curb bit, which has its own rein.

briefnoun (n.) A writ issuing from the chancery, directed to any judge ordinary, commanding and authorizing that judge to call a jury to inquire into the case, and upon their verdict to pronounce sentence.
 noun (n.) A letter patent, from proper authority, authorizing a collection or charitable contribution of money in churches, for any public or private purpose.
 adjective (a.) Short in duration.
 adjective (a.) Concise; terse; succinct.
 adjective (a.) Rife; common; prevalent.
 adjective (a.) A short concise writing or letter; a statement in few words.
 adjective (a.) An epitome.
 adjective (a.) An abridgment or concise statement of a client's case, made out for the instruction of counsel in a trial at law. This word is applied also to a statement of the heads or points of a law argument.
 adjective (a.) A writ; a breve. See Breve, n., 2.
 adverb (adv.) Briefly.
 adverb (adv.) Soon; quickly.
 verb (v. t.) To make an abstract or abridgment of; to shorten; as, to brief pleadings.


English Words which starts with 'b' and ends with 'n':

babiannoun (n.) Alt. of Babion

babionnoun (n.) A baboon.

baboonnoun (n.) One of the Old World Quadrumana, of the genera Cynocephalus and Papio; the dog-faced ape. Baboons have dog-like muzzles and large canine teeth, cheek pouches, a short tail, and naked callosities on the buttocks. They are mostly African. See Mandrill, and Chacma, and Drill an ape.

babyloniannoun (n.) An inhabitant of Babylonia (which included Chaldea); a Chaldean.
 noun (n.) An astrologer; -- so called because the Chaldeans were remarkable for the study of astrology.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the real or to the mystical Babylon, or to the ancient kingdom of Babylonia; Chaldean.

bacchanaliannoun (n.) A bacchanal; a drunken reveler.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the festival of Bacchus; relating to or given to reveling and drunkenness.

backdownnoun (n.) A receding or giving up; a complete surrender.

backgammonnoun (n.) A game of chance and skill, played by two persons on a "board" marked off into twenty-four spaces called "points". Each player has fifteen pieces, or "men", the movements of which from point to point are determined by throwing dice. Formerly called tables.
 verb (v. i.) In the game of backgammon, to beat by ending the game before the loser is clear of his first "table".

backwardationnoun (n.) The seller's postponement of delivery of stock or shares, with the consent of the buyer, upon payment of a premium to the latter; -- also, the premium so paid. See Contango.

backwoodsmannoun (n.) A man living in the forest in or beyond the new settlements, especially on the western frontiers of the older portions of the United States.

baconnoun (n.) The back and sides of a pig salted and smoked; formerly, the flesh of a pig salted or fresh.

baconiannoun (n.) One who adheres to the philosophy of Lord Bacon.
 noun (n.) One who maintains that Lord Bacon is the author of the works commonly attributed to Shakespeare.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Lord Bacon, or to his system of philosophy.

bactriannoun (n.) A native of Bactria.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Bactria in Asia.

badiannoun (n.) An evergreen Chinese shrub of the Magnolia family (Illicium anisatum), and its aromatic seeds; Chinese anise; star anise.

badigeonnoun (n.) A cement or paste (as of plaster and freestone, or of sawdust and glue or lime) used by sculptors, builders, and workers in wood or stone, to fill holes, cover defects, or finish a surface.
 noun (n.) A cement or distemper paste (as of plaster and powdered freestone, or of sawdust and glue or lime) used by sculptors, builders, and workers in wood or stone, to fill holes, cover defects, etc.

badmintonnoun (n.) A game, similar to lawn tennis, played with shuttlecocks.
 noun (n.) A preparation of claret, spiced and sweetened.

bagmannoun (n.) A commercial traveler; one employed to solicit orders for manufacturers and tradesmen.

bainnoun (n.) A bath; a bagnio.

bairnnoun (n.) A child.

balconnoun (n.) A balcony.

baldachinnoun (n.) A rich brocade; baudekin.
 noun (n.) A structure in form of a canopy, sometimes supported by columns, and sometimes suspended from the roof or projecting from the wall; generally placed over an altar; as, the baldachin in St. Peter's.
 noun (n.) A portable canopy borne over shrines, etc., in procession.

baldwinnoun (n.) A kind of reddish, moderately acid, winter apple.

baleennoun (n.) Plates or blades of "whalebone," from two to twelve feet long, and sometimes a foot wide, which in certain whales (Balaenoidea) are attached side by side along the upper jaw, and form a fringelike sieve by which the food is retained in the mouth.

balloonnoun (n.) A bag made of silk or other light material, and filled with hydrogen gas or heated air, so as to rise and float in the atmosphere; especially, one with a car attached for aerial navigation.
 noun (n.) A ball or globe on the top of a pillar, church, etc., as at St. Paul's, in London.
 noun (n.) A round vessel, usually with a short neck, to hold or receive whatever is distilled; a glass vessel of a spherical form.
 noun (n.) A bomb or shell.
 noun (n.) A game played with a large inflated ball.
 noun (n.) The outline inclosing words represented as coming from the mouth of a pictured figure.
 verb (v. t.) To take up in, or as if in, a balloon.
 verb (v. i.) To go up or voyage in a balloon.
 verb (v. i.) To expand, or puff out, like a balloon.

ballotationnoun (n.) Voting by ballot.

ballotinnoun (n.) An officer who has charge of a ballot box.

balneationnoun (n.) The act of bathing.

balsamationnoun (n.) The act of imparting balsamic properties.
 noun (n.) The art or process of embalming.

bannoun (n.) A public proclamation or edict; a public order or notice, mandatory or prohibitory; a summons by public proclamation.
 noun (n.) A calling together of the king's (esp. the French king's) vassals for military service; also, the body of vassals thus assembled or summoned. In present usage, in France and Prussia, the most effective part of the population liable to military duty and not in the standing army.
 noun (n.) Notice of a proposed marriage, proclaimed in church. See Banns (the common spelling in this sense).
 noun (n.) An interdiction, prohibition, or proscription.
 noun (n.) A curse or anathema.
 noun (n.) A pecuniary mulct or penalty laid upon a delinquent for offending against a ban; as, a mulct paid to a bishop by one guilty of sacrilege or other crimes.
 noun (n.) An ancient title of the warden of the eastern marches of Hungary; now, a title of the viceroy of Croatia and Slavonia.
 verb (v. t.) To curse; to invoke evil upon.
 verb (v. t.) To forbid; to interdict.
 verb (v. i.) To curse; to swear.

bandonnoun (n.) Disposal; control; license.

baniannoun (n.) A Hindoo trader, merchant, cashier, or money changer.
 noun (n.) A man's loose gown, like that worn by the Banians.
 noun (n.) The Indian fig. See Banyan.

bannitionnoun (n.) The act of expulsion.

banyannoun (n.) A tree of the same genus as the common fig, and called the Indian fig (Ficus Indica), whose branches send shoots to the ground, which take root and become additional trunks, until it may be the tree covers some acres of ground and is able to shelter thousands of men.

baptizationnoun (n.) Baptism.

barbacannoun (n.) See Barbican.
 noun (n.) A tower or advanced work defending the entrance to a castle or city, as at a gate or bridge. It was often large and strong, having a ditch and drawbridge of its own.
 noun (n.) An opening in the wall of a fortress, through which missiles were discharged upon an enemy.

barbadiannoun (n.) A native of Barbados.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Barbados.

barbariannoun (n.) A foreigner.
 noun (n.) A man in a rule, savage, or uncivilized state.
 noun (n.) A person destitute of culture.
 noun (n.) A cruel, savage, brutal man; one destitute of pity or humanity.
 adjective (a.) Of, or pertaining to, or resembling, barbarians; rude; uncivilized; barbarous; as, barbarian governments or nations.

barbicannoun (n.) Alt. of Barbacan

barbitonnoun (n.) An ancient Greek instrument resembling a lyre.

barconnoun (n.) A vessel for freight; -- used in Mediterranean.

bargainnoun (n.) An agreement between parties concerning the sale of property; or a contract by which one party binds himself to transfer the right to some property for a consideration, and the other party binds himself to receive the property and pay the consideration.
 noun (n.) An agreement or stipulation; mutual pledge.
 noun (n.) A purchase; also ( when not qualified), a gainful transaction; an advantageous purchase; as, to buy a thing at a bargain.
 noun (n.) The thing stipulated or purchased; also, anything bought cheap.
 noun (n.) To make a bargain; to make a contract for the exchange of property or services; -- followed by with and for; as, to bargain with a farmer for a cow.
 verb (v. t.) To transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade; as, to bargain one horse for another.

bargemannoun (n.) The man who manages a barge, or one of the crew of a barge.

barkenadjective (a.) Made of bark.

barleycornnoun (n.) A grain or "corn" of barley.
 noun (n.) Formerly , a measure of length, equal to the average length of a grain of barley; the third part of an inch.

barnnoun (n.) A covered building used chiefly for storing grain, hay, and other productions of a farm. In the United States a part of the barn is often used for stables.
 noun (n.) A child. [Obs.] See Bairn.
 verb (v. t.) To lay up in a barn.

baronnoun (n.) A title or degree of nobility; originally, the possessor of a fief, who had feudal tenants under him; in modern times, in France and Germany, a nobleman next in rank below a count; in England, a nobleman of the lowest grade in the House of Lords, being next below a viscount.
 noun (n.) A husband; as, baron and feme, husband and wife.

barracannoun (n.) A thick, strong stuff, somewhat like camlet; -- still used for outer garments in the Levant.

barracoonnoun (n.) A slave warehouse, or an inclosure where slaves are quartered temporarily.

barrennoun (n.) A tract of barren land.
 noun (n.) Elevated lands or plains on which grow small trees, but not timber; as, pine barrens; oak barrens. They are not necessarily sterile, and are often fertile.
 adjective (a.) Incapable of producing offspring; producing no young; sterile; -- said of women and female animals.
 adjective (a.) Not producing vegetation, or useful vegetation; /rile.
 adjective (a.) Unproductive; fruitless; unprofitable; empty.
 adjective (a.) Mentally dull; stupid.

bartizannoun (n.) A small, overhanging structure for lookout or defense, usually projecting at an angle of a building or near an entrance gateway.

bartonnoun (n.) The demesne lands of a manor; also, the manor itself.
 noun (n.) A farmyard.

basannoun (n.) Same as Basil, a sheepskin.

basebornadjective (a.) Born out of wedlock.
 adjective (a.) Born of low parentage.
 adjective (a.) Vile; mean.

basilicanadjective (a.) Of, relating to, or resembling, a basilica; basilical.

basiliconnoun (n.) An ointment composed of wax, pitch, resin, and olive oil, lard, or other fatty substance.

basinnoun (n.) A hollow vessel or dish, to hold water for washing, and for various other uses.
 noun (n.) The quantity contained in a basin.
 noun (n.) A hollow vessel, of various forms and materials, used in the arts or manufactures, as that used by glass grinders for forming concave glasses, by hatters for molding a hat into shape, etc.
 noun (n.) A hollow place containing water, as a pond, a dock for ships, a little bay.
 noun (n.) A circular or oval valley, or depression of the surface of the ground, the lowest part of which is generally occupied by a lake, or traversed by a river.
 noun (n.) The entire tract of country drained by a river, or sloping towards a sea or lake.
 noun (n.) An isolated or circumscribed formation, particularly where the strata dip inward, on all sides, toward a center; -- especially applied to the coal formations, called coal basins or coal fields.

basionnoun (n.) The middle of the anterior margin of the great foramen of the skull.

basonnoun (n.) A basin.

basset hornadjective (a.) An instrument blown with a reed, and resembling a clarinet, but of much greater compass, embracing nearly four octaves.
  () The corno di bassetto.

bassoonnoun (n.) A wind instrument of the double reed kind, furnished with holes, which are stopped by the fingers, and by keys, as in flutes. It forms the natural bass to the oboe, clarinet, etc.

bastionnoun (n.) A work projecting outward from the main inclosure of a fortification, consisting of two faces and two flanks, and so constructed that it is able to defend by a flanking fire the adjacent curtain, or wall which extends from one bastion to another. Two adjacent bastions are connected by the curtain, which joins the flank of one with the adjacent flank of the other. The distance between the flanks of a bastion is called the gorge. A lunette is a detached bastion. See Ravelin.

bastonnoun (n.) A staff or cudgel.
 noun (n.) See Baton.
 noun (n.) An officer bearing a painted staff, who formerly was in attendance upon the king's court to take into custody persons committed by the court.

bataviannoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Batavia or Holland.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to (a) the Batavi, an ancient Germanic tribe; or to (b) /atavia or Holland; as, a Batavian legion.

batmannoun (n.) A weight used in the East, varying according to the locality; in Turkey, the greater batman is about 157 pounds, the lesser only a fourth of this; at Aleppo and Smyrna, the batman is 17 pounds.
 noun (n.) A man who has charge of a bathorse and his load.

batonnoun (n.) A staff or truncheon, used for various purposes; as, the baton of a field marshal; the baton of a conductor in musical performances.
 noun (n.) An ordinary with its ends cut off, borne sinister as a mark of bastardy, and containing one fourth in breadth of the bend sinister; -- called also bastard bar. See Bend sinister.

batoonnoun (n.) See Baton, and Baston.

batrachiannoun (n.) One of the Batrachia.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to the Batrachia.

batsmannoun (n.) The one who wields the bat in cricket, baseball, etc.

battalionnoun (n.) A body of troops; esp. a body of troops or an army in battle array.
 noun (n.) A regiment, or two or more companies of a regiment, esp. when assembled for drill or battle.
 noun (n.) An infantry command of two or more companies, which is the tactical unit of the infantry, or the smallest command which is self-supporting upon the battlefield, and also the unit in which the strength of the infantry of an army is expressed.
 verb (v. t.) To form into battalions.

battonnoun (n.) See Batten, and Baton.

baudekinnoun (n.) The richest kind of stuff used in garments in the Middle Ages, the web being gold, and the woof silk, with embroidery : -- made originally at Bagdad.

bavariannoun (n.) A native or an inhabitant of Bavaria.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Bavaria.

baviannoun (n.) A baboon.

bavinnoun (n.) A fagot of brushwood, or other light combustible matter, for kindling fires; refuse of brushwood.
 noun (n.) Impure limestone.

bawnnoun (n.) An inclosure with mud or stone walls, for keeping cattle; a fortified inclosure.
 noun (n.) A large house.

bawsinnoun (n.) Alt. of Bawson

bawsonnoun (n.) A badger.
 noun (n.) A large, unwieldy person.

beaconnoun (n.) A signal fire to notify of the approach of an enemy, or to give any notice, commonly of warning.
 noun (n.) A signal or conspicuous mark erected on an eminence near the shore, or moored in shoal water, as a guide to mariners.
 noun (n.) A high hill near the shore.
 noun (n.) That which gives notice of danger.
 verb (v. t.) To give light to, as a beacon; to light up; to illumine.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish with a beacon or beacons.

beadsmannoun (n.) Alt. of Bedesman

bedesmannoun (n.) A poor man, supported in a beadhouse, and required to pray for the soul of its founder; an almsman.
 noun (n.) Same as Beadsman.

beadswomannoun (n.) Alt. of Bedeswoman

bedeswomannoun (n.) Fem. of Beadsman.

beakironnoun (n.) A bickern; a bench anvil with a long beak, adapted to reach the interior surface of sheet metal ware; the horn of an anvil.

beannoun (n.) A name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the genera Faba, Phaseolus, and Dolichos; also, to the herbs.
 noun (n.) The popular name of other vegetable seeds or fruits, more or less resembling true beans.

bearnnoun (n.) See Bairn.

bearskinnoun (n.) The skin of a bear.
 noun (n.) A coarse, shaggy, woolen cloth for overcoats.
 noun (n.) A cap made of bearskin, esp. one worn by soldiers.

beatenadjective (a.) Made smooth by beating or treading; worn by use.
 adjective (a.) Vanquished; conquered; baffled.
 adjective (a.) Exhausted; tired out.
 adjective (a.) Become common or trite; as, a beaten phrase.
 adjective (a.) Tried; practiced.
  () of Beat

beatificationnoun (n.) The act of beatifying, or the state of being beatified; esp., in the R. C. Church, the act or process of ascertaining and declaring that a deceased person is one of "the blessed," or has attained the second degree of sanctity, -- usually a stage in the process of canonization.

beaufinnoun (n.) See Biffin.

beaverteennoun (n.) A kind of fustian made of coarse twilled cotton, shorn after dyeing.

beckonnoun (n.) A sign made without words; a beck.
 verb (v. t.) To make a significant sign to; hence, to summon, as by a motion of the hand.

bedennoun (n.) The Abyssinian or Arabian ibex (Capra Nubiana). It is probably the wild goat of the Bible.

bedgownnoun (n.) A nightgown.

bedouinnoun (n.) One of the nomadic Arabs who live in tents, and are scattered over Arabia, Syria, and northern Africa, esp. in the deserts.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to the Bedouins; nomad.

bedpannoun (n.) A pan for warming beds.
 noun (n.) A shallow chamber vessel, so constructed that it can be used by a sick person in bed.

beduinnoun (n.) See Bedouin.

beechenadjective (a.) Consisting, or made, of the wood or bark of the beech; belonging to the beech.

beginnoun (n.) Beginning.
 verb (v. i.) To have or commence an independent or first existence; to take rise; to commence.
 verb (v. i.) To do the first act or the first part of an action; to enter upon or commence something new, as a new form or state of being, or course of action; to take the first step; to start.
 verb (v. t.) To enter on; to commence.
 verb (v. t.) To trace or lay the foundation of; to make or place a beginning of.

beguinnoun (n.) See Beghard.

behennoun (n.) Alt. of Behn

behnnoun (n.) The Centaurea behen, or saw-leaved centaury.
 noun (n.) The Cucubalus behen, or bladder campion, now called Silene inflata.
 noun (n.) The Statice limonium, or sea lavender.