Name Report For First Name FERN:

FERN

First name FERN's origins are Greek and English. FERN means "feather" (Greek) and "a green plant that loves shade. fern" in English. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with FERN below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of fern.(Brown names are of the same origin (Greek,English) with FERN and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with FERN - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming FERN

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES FERN AS A WHOLE:

fernanda ferne fernald fernand fernando

NAMES RHYMING WITH FERN (According to last letters):

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

edern vortigern gwern ahern kern bern lavern elvern hern severn stern albern kentigern trahern vern

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

caliburn padarn ashburn rayburn thorn eachthighearn rhearn aethelbeorn alburn bjorn bourn brarn claiborn clayburn kearn melborn melburn osburn rayhurn reyhurn sherbourn stearn torn usbeorn welborn welburn arn wellburn washburn sanborn reyburn radburn osborn milburn farn dearborn chadburn burn bradburn ahearn bearn beorn coburn wilburn

NAMES RHYMING WITH FERN (According to first letters):

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

feran ferar ferchar fercos ferda ferdiad ferehar ferenc fereng ferghus ferghuss fergus ferguson fergusson ferhan ferike ferko fermin fermina ferragus ferran ferrau ferrell ferrex ferris ferron ferryn

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

fealty feandan fearbhirigh fearchar fearchara fearcharia fearcher fearghall fearghus fearnhamm fearnhealh fearnlea fearnleah fedelm federico federikke fedor fedora feenat feich feige feirefiz fel fela felabeo felabeorbt felabeorht felamaere felan felberta felda felding feldon feldtun feldun felecia feli felice felicia feliciano felicienne felicita felicitas feliciti felicity felipe felippe felis felisa felisberta felix fellah felton fembar femi fenella fenice fenton fenuku fenyang feodor feodora feodras

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH FERN:

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

fabian fabien fabion fachnan faegan faelen faeryn fagan fagen fagin faiion fain falcon falken fallamhain fallon fallyn falon falyn fanceen fanchon faodhagan faolan faran faren farhan farin farlan farmon faron farquharson farran farren farrin farron farryn farson faryn fateen fatin faun faven favian fawn fhristiansen fiallan fiamain fiannan finan fineen finghin finian finn finneen finnegan finnian finnin fionan fionn firman fitzgibbon fitzsimon fiynn flainn flanagan flann flannagain flannagan flin flinn floinn florentin florin flyn flynn fortun foursan franklin franklyn freeman freman frewen frewin frewyn fugeltun fulaton fulton fynn fyren

English Words Rhyming FERN

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES FERN AS A WHOLE:

fernnoun (n.) An order of cryptogamous plants, the Filices, which have their fructification on the back of the fronds or leaves. They are usually found in humid soil, sometimes grow epiphytically on trees, and in tropical climates often attain a gigantic size.
 adjective (a.) Ancient; old. [Obs.] "Pilgrimages to . . . ferne halwes." [saints].
 adverb (adv.) Long ago.

fernerynoun (n.) A place for rearing ferns.

fernticlenoun (n.) A freckle on the skin, resembling the seed of fern.

fernyadjective (a.) Abounding in ferns.

hardfernnoun (n.) A species of fern (Lomaria borealis), growing in Europe and Northwestern America.

infernalnoun (n.) An inhabitant of the infernal regions; also, the place itself.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to or suitable for the lower regions, inhabited, according to the ancients, by the dead; pertaining to Pluto's realm of the dead, the Tartarus of the ancients.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to, resembling, or inhabiting, hell; suitable for hell, or to the character of the inhabitants of hell; hellish; diabolical; as, infernal spirits, or conduct.

infernonoun (n.) The infernal regions; hell. Also used fig.

kupfernickelnoun (n.) Copper-nickel; niccolite. See Niccolite.

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


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


alaternnoun (n.) Alt. of Alaternus

aldernadjective (a.) Made of alder.

alternadjective (a.) Acting by turns; alternate.

bickernnoun (n.) An anvil ending in a beak or point (orig. in two beaks); also, the beak or horn itself.

bitternnoun (n.) A wading bird of the genus Botaurus, allied to the herons, of various species.
 adjective (a.) The brine which remains in salt works after the salt is concreted, having a bitter taste from the chloride of magnesium which it contains.
 adjective (a.) A very bitter compound of quassia, cocculus Indicus, etc., used by fraudulent brewers in adulterating beer.

casernnoun (n.) A lodging for soldiers in garrison towns, usually near the rampart; barracks.

cavernnoun (n.) A large, deep, hollow place in the earth; a large cave.

cisternnoun (n.) An artificial reservoir or tank for holding water, beer, or other liquids.
 noun (n.) A natural reservoir; a hollow place containing water.

cithernnoun (n.) See Cittern.

citternnoun (n.) An instrument shaped like a lute, but strung with wire and played with a quill or plectrum.

concernnoun (n.) That which relates or belongs to one; business; affair.
 noun (n.) That which affects the welfare or happiness; interest; moment.
 noun (n.) Interest in, or care for, any person or thing; regard; solicitude; anxiety.
 noun (n.) Persons connected in business; a firm and its business; as, a banking concern.
 verb (v. t.) To relate or belong to; to have reference to or connection with; to affect the interest of; to be of importance to.
 verb (v. t.) To engage by feeling or sentiment; to interest; as, a good prince concerns himself in the happiness of his subjects.
 verb (v. i.) To be of importance.

dernnoun (n.) A gatepost or doorpost.
 adjective (a.) Hidden; concealed; secret.
 adjective (a.) Solitary; sad.

easternadjective (a.) Situated or dwelling in the east; oriental; as, an eastern gate; Eastern countries.
 adjective (a.) Going toward the east, or in the direction of east; as, an eastern voyage.

eldernadjective (a.) Made of elder.

ernnoun (n.) Alt. of Erne
 verb (v. i.) To stir with strong emotion; to grieve; to mourn. [Corrupted into yearn in modern editions of Shakespeare.]

eternadjective (a.) Alt. of Eterne

externnoun (n.) A pupil in a seminary who lives without its walls; a day scholar.
 noun (n.) Outward form or part; exterior.
 adjective (a.) External; outward; not inherent.

flitternadjective (a.) A term applied to the bark obtained from young oak trees.

gitternnoun (n.) An instrument like a guitar.
 verb (v. i.) To play on gittern.

hernnoun (n.) A heron; esp., the common European heron.

hesternadjective (a.) Alt. of Hesternal

hodiernadjective (a.) Alt. of Hodiernal

internadjective (a.) Internal.
 adjective (a.) To put for safe keeping in the interior of a place or country; to confine to one locality; as, to intern troops which have fled for refuge to a neutral country.

kernnoun (n.) A light-armed foot soldier of the ancient militia of Ireland and Scotland; -- distinguished from gallowglass, and often used as a term of contempt.
 noun (n.) Any kind of boor or low-lived person.
 noun (n.) An idler; a vagabond.
 noun (n.) A part of the face of a type which projects beyond the body, or shank.
 noun (n.) A churn.
 noun (n.) A hand mill. See Quern.
 noun (n.) Kernel; corn; grain.
 noun (n.) The last handful or sheaf reaped at the harvest.
 noun (n.) The harvest-home.
 verb (v. t.) To form with a kern. See 2d Kern.
 verb (v. i.) To harden, as corn in ripening.
 verb (v. i.) To take the form of kernels; to granulate.

knoppernnoun (n.) A kind of gall produced by a gallfly on the cup of an acorn, -- used in tanning and dyeing.

lampernnoun (n.) The river lamprey (Ammocoetes, / Lampetra, fluviatilis).

lanternnoun (n.) Something inclosing a light, and protecting it from wind, rain, etc. ; -- sometimes portable, as a closed vessel or case of horn, perforated tin, glass, oiled paper, or other material, having a lamp or candle within; sometimes fixed, as the glazed inclosure of a street light, or of a lighthouse light.
 noun (n.) An open structure of light material set upon a roof, to give light and air to the interior.
 noun (n.) A cage or open chamber of rich architecture, open below into the building or tower which it crowns.
 noun (n.) A smaller and secondary cupola crowning a larger one, for ornament, or to admit light; such as the lantern of the cupola of the Capitol at Washington, or that of the Florence cathedral.
 noun (n.) A lantern pinion or trundle wheel. See Lantern pinion (below).
 noun (n.) A kind of cage inserted in a stuffing box and surrounding a piston rod, to separate the packing into two parts and form a chamber between for the reception of steam, etc. ; -- called also lantern brass.
 noun (n.) A perforated barrel to form a core upon.
 noun (n.) See Aristotle's lantern.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish with a lantern; as, to lantern a lighthouse.

leathernadjective (a.) Made of leather; consisting of. leather; as, a leathern purse.

lecternnoun (n.) See Lecturn.

letternnoun (n.) See Lecturn.

lucernnoun (n.) A sort of hunting dog; -- perhaps from Lucerne, in Switzerland.
 noun (n.) An animal whose fur was formerly much in request (by some supposed to be the lynx).
 noun (n.) A leguminous plant (Medicago sativa), having bluish purple cloverlike flowers, cultivated for fodder; -- called also alfalfa.
 noun (n.) A lamp.

lusernnoun (n.) A lynx. See 1st Lucern and Loup-cervier.

luthernnoun (n.) A dormer window. See Dormer.

marternnoun (n.) Same as Marten.

modernnoun (n.) A person of modern times; -- opposed to ancient.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the present time, or time not long past; late; not ancient or remote in past time; of recent period; as, modern days, ages, or time; modern authors; modern fashions; modern taste; modern practice.
 adjective (a.) New and common; trite; commonplace.

northeasternadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the northeast; northeasterly.

northernadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the north; being in the north, or nearer to that point than to the east or west.
 adjective (a.) In a direction toward the north; as, to steer a northern course; coming from the north; as, a northern wind.

northwesternadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or being in, the northwest; in a direction toward the northwest; coming from the northwest; northwesterly; as, a northwestern course.

quarternnoun (n.) A quarter. Specifically: (a) The fourth part of a pint; a gill. (b) The fourth part of a peck, or of a stone (14 ibs.).
 noun (n.) A loaf of bread weighing about four pounds; -- called also quartern loaf.
 noun (n.) A quarter. Specifically: (a) The fourth part of a pint; a gill. (b) The fourth part of a peck, or of a stone (14 ibs.).
 noun (n.) A loaf of bread weighing about four pounds; -- called also quartern loaf.

quernnoun (n.) A mill for grinding grain, the upper stone of which was turned by hand; -- used before the invention of windmills and watermills.
 noun (n.) A mill for grinding grain, the upper stone of which was turned by hand; -- used before the invention of windmills and watermills.

pasternnoun (n.) The part of the foot of the horse, and allied animals, between the fetlock and the coffin joint. See Illust. of Horse.
 noun (n.) A shackle for horses while pasturing.
 noun (n.) A patten.

patternnoun (n.) Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine.
 noun (n.) A part showing the figure or quality of the whole; a specimen; a sample; an example; an instance.
 noun (n.) Stuff sufficient for a garment; as, a dress pattern.
 noun (n.) Figure or style of decoration; design; as, wall paper of a beautiful pattern.
 noun (n.) Something made after a model; a copy.
 noun (n.) Anything cut or formed to serve as a guide to cutting or forming objects; as, a dressmaker's pattern.
 noun (n.) A full-sized model around which a mold of sand is made, to receive the melted metal. It is usually made of wood and in several parts, so as to be removed from the mold without injuring it.
 noun (n.) A diagram showing the distribution of the pellets of a shotgun on a vertical target perpendicular to the plane of fire.
 verb (v. t.) To make or design (anything) by, from, or after, something that serves as a pattern; to copy; to model; to imitate.
 verb (v. t.) To serve as an example for; also, to parallel.

pernnoun (n.) The honey buzzard.
 verb (v. t.) To take profit of; to make profitable.

posternnoun (n.) Originally, a back door or gate; a private entrance; hence, any small door or gate.
 noun (n.) A subterraneous passage communicating between the parade and the main ditch, or between the ditches and the interior of the outworks.
 adjective (a.) Back; being behind; private.

potternadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to potters.

salternnoun (n.) A building or place where salt is made by boiling or by evaporation; salt works.

shernnoun (n.) See Shearn.

silvernadjective (a.) Made of silver.

slatternnoun (n.) A woman who is negligent of her dress or house; one who is not neat and nice.
 adjective (a.) Resembling a slattern; sluttish; slatterny.
 verb (v. t.) To consume carelessly or wastefully; to waste; -- with away.

southeasternadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the southeast; southeasterly.

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


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


feraciousadjective (a.) Fruitful; producing abundantly.

feracitynoun (n.) The state of being feracious or fruitful.

feraenoun (n. pl.) A group of mammals which formerly included the Carnivora, Insectivora, Marsupialia, and lemurs, but is now often restricted to the Carnivora.

feraladjective (a.) Wild; untamed; ferine; not domesticated; -- said of beasts, birds, and plants.
 adjective (a.) Funereal; deadly; fatal; dangerous.

ferdingnoun (n.) A measure of land mentioned in Domesday Book. It is supposed to have consisted of a few acres only.

ferdnessnoun (n.) Fearfulness.

ferenoun (n.) A mate or companion; -- often used of a wife.
 noun (n.) Fire.
 noun (n.) Fear.
 adjective (a.) Fierce.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To fear.

feretorynoun (n.) A portable bier or shrine, variously adorned, used for containing relics of saints.

fergusonitenoun (n.) A mineral of a brownish black color, essentially a tantalo-niobate of yttrium, erbium, and cerium; -- so called after Robert Ferguson.

ferianoun (n.) A week day, esp. a day which is neither a festival nor a fast.

ferialnoun (n.) Same as Feria.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to holidays.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to any week day, esp. to a day that is neither a festival nor a fast.

feriationnoun (n.) The act of keeping holiday; cessation from work.

ferienoun (n.) A holiday.

ferieradjective (a.) compar. of Fere, fierce.

ferinenoun (n.) A wild beast; a beast of prey.
 adjective (a.) Wild; untamed; savage; as, lions, tigers, wolves, and bears are ferine beasts.

feringeenoun (n.) The name given to Europeans by the Hindos.

feritynoun (n.) Wildness; savageness; fierceness.

ferlynoun (n.) Singular; wonderful; extraordinary.
 noun (n.) A wonder; a marvel.

fermacynoun (n.) Medicine; pharmacy.

fermnoun (n.) Alt. of Ferme

fermenoun (n.) Rent for a farm; a farm; also, an abode; a place of residence; as, he let his land to ferm.

fermentnoun (n.) That which causes fermentation, as yeast, barm, or fermenting beer.
 noun (n.) Intestine motion; heat; tumult; agitation.
 noun (n.) A gentle internal motion of the constituent parts of a fluid; fermentation.
 noun (n.) To cause ferment of fermentation in; to set in motion; to excite internal emotion in; to heat.
 verb (v. i.) To undergo fermentation; to be in motion, or to be excited into sensible internal motion, as the constituent oarticles of an animal or vegetable fluid; to work; to effervesce.
 verb (v. i.) To be agitated or excited by violent emotions.

fermentingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ferment

fermentabilitynoun (n.) Capability of fermentation.

fermentableadjective (a.) Capable of fermentation; as, cider and other vegetable liquors are fermentable.

fermentaladjective (a.) Fermentative.

fermentationnoun (n.) The process of undergoing an effervescent change, as by the action of yeast; in a wider sense (Physiol. Chem.), the transformation of an organic substance into new compounds by the action of a ferment, either formed or unorganized. It differs in kind according to the nature of the ferment which causes it.
 noun (n.) A state of agitation or excitement, as of the intellect or the feelings.

fermentativeadjective (a.) Causing, or having power to cause, fermentation; produced by fermentation; fermenting; as, a fermentative process.

fermererenoun (n.) The officer in a religious house who had the care of the infirmary.

fermilletnoun (n.) A buckle or clasp.

ferociousadjective (a.) Fierce; savage; wild; indicating cruelty; ravenous; rapacious; as, ferocious look or features; a ferocious lion.

ferocitynoun (n.) Savage wildness or fierceness; fury; cruelty; as, ferocity of countenance.

ferohernoun (n.) A symbol of the solar deity, found on monuments exhumed in Babylon, Nineveh, etc.

ferousadjective (a.) Wild; savage.

ferrandinenoun (n.) A stuff made of silk and wool.

ferraranoun (n.) A sword bearing the mark of one of the Ferrara family of Italy. These swords were highly esteemed in England and Scotland in the 16th and 17th centuries.

ferraresenoun (n., sing. & pl.) A citizen of Ferrara; collectively, the inhabitants of Ferrara.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to Ferrara, in Italy.

ferrarynoun (n.) The art of working in iron.

ferratenoun (n.) A salt of ferric acid.

ferreousadjective (a.) Partaking of, made of, or pertaining to, iron; like iron.

ferretnoun (n.) An animal of the Weasel family (Mustela / Putorius furo), about fourteen inches in length, of a pale yellow or white color, with red eyes. It is a native of Africa, but has been domesticated in Europe. Ferrets are used to drive rabbits and rats out of their holes.
 noun (n.) To drive or hunt out of a lurking place, as a ferret does the cony; to search out by patient and sagacious efforts; -- often used with out; as, to ferret out a secret.
 noun (n.) A kind of narrow tape, usually made of woolen; sometimes of cotton or silk; -- called also ferreting.
 noun (n.) The iron used for trying the melted glass to see if is fit to work, and for shaping the rings at the mouths of bottles.

ferretingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ferret

ferreternoun (n.) One who ferrets.

ferrettonoun (n.) Copper sulphide, used to color glass.

ferriagenoun (n.) The price or fare to be paid for passage at a ferry.

ferricadjective (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing iron. Specifically (Chem.), denoting those compounds in which iron has a higher valence than in the ferrous compounds; as, ferric oxide; ferric acid.

ferricyanatenoun (n.) A salt of ferricyanic acid; a ferricyanide.

ferricyanicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, a ferricyanide.

ferricyanidenoun (n.) One of a complex series of double cyanides of ferric iron and some other base.

ferriernoun (n.) A ferryman.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH FERN:

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

fabiannoun (n.) A member of, or sympathizer with, the Fabian Society.
 adjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or in the manner of, the Roman general, Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus; cautious; dilatory; avoiding a decisive contest.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Roman gens Fabia.
 adjective (a.) Designating, or pertaining to, a society of socialists, organized in England in 1884 to spread socialistic principles gradually without violent agitation.

fabricationnoun (n.) The act of fabricating, framing, or constructing; construction; manufacture; as, the fabrication of a bridge, a church, or a government.
 noun (n.) That which is fabricated; a falsehood; as, the story is doubtless a fabrication.

faburdennoun (n.) A species of counterpoint with a drone bass.
 noun (n.) A succession of chords of the sixth.
 noun (n.) A monotonous refrain.

facilitationnoun (n.) The act of facilitating or making easy.

factionnoun (n.) One of the divisions or parties of charioteers (distinguished by their colors) in the games of the circus.
 noun (n.) A party, in political society, combined or acting in union, in opposition to the government, or state; -- usually applied to a minority, but it may be applied to a majority; a combination or clique of partisans of any kind, acting for their own interests, especially if greedy, clamorous, and reckless of the common good.
 noun (n.) Tumult; discord; dissension.

fainadjective (a.) Well-pleased; glad; apt; wont; fond; inclined.
 adjective (a.) Satisfied; contented; also, constrained.
 adverb (adv.) With joy; gladly; -- with wold.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To be glad ; to wish or desire.

falcationnoun (n.) The state of being falcate; a bend in the form of a sickle.

falchionnoun (n.) A broad-bladed sword, slightly curved, shorter and lighter than the ordinary sword; -- used in the Middle Ages.
 noun (n.) A name given generally and poetically to a sword, especially to the swords of Oriental and fabled warriors.

falcidianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Publius Falcidius, a Roman tribune.

falconnoun (n.) One of a family (Falconidae) of raptorial birds, characterized by a short, hooked beak, strong claws, and powerful flight.
 noun (n.) Any species of the genus Falco, distinguished by having a toothlike lobe on the upper mandible; especially, one of this genus trained to the pursuit of other birds, or game.
 noun (n.) An ancient form of cannon.

falernianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Mount Falernus, in Italy; as, Falernianwine.

fallenadjective (a.) Dropped; prostrate; degraded; ruined; decreased; dead.
  (p. p.) of Fall

fallopianadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or discovered by, Fallopius; as, the Fallopian tubes or oviducts, the ducts or canals which conduct the ova from the ovaries to the uterus.

falsificationnoun (n.) The act of falsifying, or making false; a counterfeiting; the giving to a thing an appearance of something which it is not.
 noun (n.) Willful misstatement or misrepresentation.
 noun (n.) The showing an item of charge in an account to be wrong.

familiarizationnoun (n.) The act or process of making familiar; the result of becoming familiar; as, familiarization with scenes of blood.

fannoun (n.) An instrument used for producing artificial currents of air, by the wafting or revolving motion of a broad surface
 noun (n.) An instrument for cooling the person, made of feathers, paper, silk, etc., and often mounted on sticks all turning about the same pivot, so as when opened to radiate from the center and assume the figure of a section of a circle.
 noun (n.) Any revolving vane or vanes used for producing currents of air, in winnowing grain, blowing a fire, ventilation, etc., or for checking rapid motion by the resistance of the air; a fan blower; a fan wheel.
 noun (n.) An instrument for winnowing grain, by moving which the grain is tossed and agitated, and the chaff is separated and blown away.
 noun (n.) Something in the form of a fan when spread, as a peacock's tail, a window, etc.
 noun (n.) A small vane or sail, used to keep the large sails of a smock windmill always in the direction of the wind.
 noun (n.) That which produces effects analogous to those of a fan, as in exciting a flame, etc.; that which inflames, heightens, or strengthens; as, it served as a fan to the flame of his passion.
 noun (n.) A quintain; -- from its form.
 noun (n.) To move as with a fan.
 noun (n.) To cool and refresh, by moving the air with a fan; to blow the air on the face of with a fan.
 noun (n.) To ventilate; to blow on; to affect by air put in motion.
 noun (n.) To winnow; to separate chaff from, and drive it away by a current of air; as, to fan wheat.
 noun (n.) To excite or stir up to activity, as a fan axcites a flame; to stimulate; as, this conduct fanned the excitement of the populace.

fanfaronnoun (n.) A bully; a hector; a swaggerer; an empty boaster.

fanionnoun (n.) A small flag sometimes carried at the head of the baggage of a brigade.
 noun (n.) A small flag for marking the stations in surveying.

fanonnoun (n.) A term applied to various articles, as: (a) A peculiar striped scarf worn by the pope at mass, and by eastern bishops. (b) A maniple.

faradizationnoun (n.) The treatment with faradic or induced currents of electricity for remedial purposes.

farcimennoun (n.) Alt. of Farcin

farcinnoun (n.) Same as Farcy.

farreationnoun (n.) Same as Confarreation.

fasciationnoun (n.) The act or manner of binding up; bandage; also, the condition of being fasciated.

fascinationnoun (n.) The act of fascinating, bewhiching, or enchanting; enchantment; witchcraft; the exercise of a powerful or irresistible influence on the affections or passions; unseen, inexplicable influence.
 noun (n.) The state or condition of being fascinated.
 noun (n.) That which fascinates; a charm; a spell.

fashionnoun (n.) The make or form of anything; the style, shape, appearance, or mode of structure; pattern, model; as, the fashion of the ark, of a coat, of a house, of an altar, etc.; workmanship; execution.
 noun (n.) The prevailing mode or style, especially of dress; custom or conventional usage in respect of dress, behavior, etiquette, etc.; particularly, the mode or style usual among persons of good breeding; as, to dress, dance, sing, ride, etc., in the fashion.
 noun (n.) Polite, fashionable, or genteel life; social position; good breeding; as, men of fashion.
 noun (n.) Mode of action; method of conduct; manner; custom; sort; way.
 verb (v. t.) To form; to give shape or figure to; to mold.
 verb (v. t.) To fit; to adapt; to accommodate; -- with to.
 verb (v. t.) To make according to the rule prescribed by custom.
 verb (v. t.) To forge or counterfeit.

fastenadjective (a.) To fix firmly; to make fast; to secure, as by a knot, lock, bolt, etc.; as, to fasten a chain to the feet; to fasten a door or window.
 adjective (a.) To cause to hold together or to something else; to attach or unite firmly; to cause to cleave to something , or to cleave together, by any means; as, to fasten boards together with nails or cords; to fasten anything in our thoughts.
 adjective (a.) To cause to take close effect; to make to tell; to lay on; as, to fasten a blow.
 verb (v. i.) To fix one's self; to take firm hold; to clinch; to cling.

fatigationnoun (n.) Weariness.

fauchionnoun (n.) See Falchion.

faulchionnoun (n.) See Falchion.

faulconnoun (n.) See Falcon.

faunnoun (n.) A god of fields and shipherds, diddering little from the satyr. The fauns are usually represented as half goat and half man.

fausennoun (n.) A young eel.

favonianadjective (a.) Pertaining to the west wind; soft; mild; gentle.

fawnnoun (n.) A young deer; a buck or doe of the first year. See Buck.
 noun (n.) The young of an animal; a whelp.
 noun (n.) A fawn color.
 noun (n.) A servile cringe or bow; mean flattery; sycophancy.
 adjective (a.) Of the color of a fawn; fawn-colored.
 verb (v. i.) To bring forth a fawn.
 verb (v. i.) To court favor by low cringing, frisking, etc., as a dog; to flatter meanly; -- often followed by on or upon.

februationnoun (n.) Purification; a sacrifice.

fecundationnoun (n.) The act by which, either in animals or plants, material prepared by the generative organs the female organism is brought in contact with matter from the organs of the male, so that a new organism results; impregnation; fertilization.

federationnoun (n.) The act of uniting in a league; confederation.
 noun (n.) A league; a confederacy; a federal or confederated government.

felicitationnoun (n.) The act of felicitating; a wishing of joy or happiness; congratulation.

fellonnoun (n.) Variant of Felon.

felonadjective (a.) A person who has committed a felony.
 adjective (a.) A person guilty or capable of heinous crime.
 adjective (a.) A kind of whitlow; a painful imflammation of the periosteum of a finger, usually of the last joint.
 adjective (a.) Characteristic of a felon; malignant; fierce; malicious; cruel; traitorous; disloyal.

feminizationnoun (n.) The act of feminizing, or the state of being feminized.

fennoun (n.) Low land overflowed, or covered wholly or partially with water, but producing sedge, coarse grasses, or other aquatic plants; boggy land; moor; marsh.

fenerationnoun (n.) The act of fenerating; interest.

fenestrationnoun (n.) The arrangement and proportioning of windows; -- used by modern writers for the decorating of an architectural composition by means of the window (and door) openings, their ornaments, and proportions.
 noun (n.) The state or condition of being fenestrated.

feniannoun (n.) A member of a secret organization, consisting mainly of Irishment, having for its aim the overthrow of English rule in ireland.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to Fenians or to Fenianism.

ferruminationnoun (n.) The soldering ir uniting of me/ als.

ferrymannoun (n.) One who maintains or attends a ferry.

fertilizationnoun (n.) The act or process of rendering fertile.
 noun (n.) The act of fecundating or impregnating animal or vegetable germs; esp., the process by which in flowers the pollen renders the ovule fertile, or an analogous process in flowerless plants; fecundation; impregnation.

festinationnoun (n.) Haste; hurry.

festoonnoun (n.) A garland or wreath hanging in a depending curve, used in decoration for festivals, etc.; anything arranged in this way.
 noun (n.) A carved ornament consisting of flowers, and leaves, intermixed or twisted together, wound with a ribbon, and hanging or depending in a natural curve. See Illust. of Bucranium.
 verb (v. t.) To form in festoons, or to adorn with festoons.

fetationnoun (n.) The formation of a fetus in the womb; pregnancy.

fedaliza/tionnoun (n.) The act of reducing to feudal tenure.

feuilletonnoun (n.) A part of a French newspaper (usually the bottom of the page), devoted to light literature, criticism, etc.; also, the article or tale itself, thus printed.

fibrillationnoun (n.) The state of being reduced to fibers.

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.

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.

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

fibroinnoun (n.) A variety of gelatin; the chief ingredient of raw silk, extracted as a white amorphous mass.

fictionnoun (n.) The act of feigning, inventing, or imagining; as, by a mere fiction of the mind.
 noun (n.) That which is feigned, invented, or imagined; especially, a feigned or invented story, whether oral or written. Hence: A story told in order to deceive; a fabrication; -- opposed to fact, or reality.
 noun (n.) Fictitious literature; comprehensively, all works of imagination; specifically, novels and romances.
 noun (n.) An assumption of a possible thing as a fact, irrespective of the question of its truth.
 noun (n.) Any like assumption made for convenience, as for passing more rapidly over what is not disputed, and arriving at points really at issue.

fidejussionnoun (n.) The act or state of being bound as surety for another; suretyship.

fieldenadjective (a.) Consisting of fields.

fifteennoun (n.) The sum of five and ten; fifteen units or objects.
 noun (n.) A symbol representing fifteen units, as 15, or xv.
 adjective (a.) Five and ten; one more than fourteen.

figurationnoun (n.) The act of giving figure or determinate form; determination to a certain form.
 noun (n.) Mixture of concords and discords.

fijiannoun (n.) A native of the Fiji islands.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Fiji islands or their inhabitants.

filiationnoun (n.) The relationship of a son or child to a parent, esp. to a father.
 noun (n.) The assignment of a bastard child to some one as its father; affiliation.
 noun (n.) Descent from, or as if from, a parent; relationship like that of a son; as, to determine the filiation of a language.
 noun (n.) One that is derived from a parent or source; an offshoot; as, the filiations are from a common stock.

filigrainnoun (n.) Alt. of Filigrane

fillipeennoun (n.) See Philopena.

filtrationnoun (n.) The act or process of filtering; the mechanical separation of a liquid from the undissolved particles floating in it.

finnoun (n.) End; conclusion; object.
 noun (n.) An organ of a fish, consisting of a membrane supported by rays, or little bony or cartilaginous ossicles, and serving to balance and propel it in the water.
 noun (n.) A membranous, finlike, swimming organ, as in pteropod and heteropod mollusks.
 noun (n.) A finlike organ or attachment; a part of an object or product which protrudes like a fin
 noun (n.) The hand.
 noun (n.) A blade of whalebone.
 noun (n.) A mark or ridge left on a casting at the junction of the parts of a mold.
 noun (n.) The thin sheet of metal squeezed out between the collars of the rolls in the process of rolling.
 noun (n.) A feather; a spline.
 noun (n.) A finlike appendage, as to submarine boats.
 noun (n.) A fixed stabilizing surface, usually vertical, similar in purpose to a bilge keel on a ship.
 verb (v. t.) To carve or cut up, as a chub.

finedrawnadjective (a.) Drawn out with too much subtilty; overnice; as, finedrawn speculations.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Finedraw

finespunadjective (a.) Spun so as to be fine; drawn to a fine thread; attenuated; hence, unsubstantial; visionary; as, finespun theories.

finikinadjective (a.) Precise in trifles; idly busy.

finnadjective (a.) A native of Finland; one of the Finn/ in the ethnological sense. See Finns.

finnikinnoun (n.) A variety of pigeon, with a crest somewhat resembling the mane of a horse.

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

firemannoun (n.) A man whose business is to extinguish fires in towns; a member of a fire company.
 noun (n.) A man who tends the fires, as of a steam engine; a stocker.

firewardennoun (n.) An officer who has authority to direct in the extinguishing of fires, or to order what precautions shall be taken against fires; -- called also fireward.

firkinnoun (n.) A varying measure of capacity, usually being the fourth part of a barrel; specifically, a measure equal to nine imperial gallons.
 noun (n.) A small wooden vessel or cask of indeterminate size, -- used for butter, lard, etc.

firmannoun (n.) In Turkey and some other Oriental countries, a decree or mandate issued by the sovereign; a royal order or grant; -- generally given for special objects, as to a traveler to insure him protection and assistance.

firstbornadjective (a.) First brought forth; first in the order of nativity; eldest; hence, most excellent; most distinguished or exalted.

fisetinnoun (n.) A yellow crystalline substance extracted from fustet, and regarded as its essential coloring principle; -- called also fisetic acid.

fishermannoun (n.) One whose occupation is to catch fish.
 noun (n.) A ship or vessel employed in the business of taking fish, as in the cod fishery.

fishskinnoun (n.) The skin of a fish (dog fish, shark, etc.)
 noun (n.) See Ichthyosis.

fishwomannoun (n.) A woman who retails fish.

fissigemmationnoun (n.) A process of reproduction intermediate between fission and gemmation.

fissionnoun (n.) A cleaving, splitting, or breaking up into parts.
 noun (n.) A method of asexual reproduction among the lowest (unicellular) organisms by means of a process of self-division, consisting of gradual division or cleavage of the into two parts, each of which then becomes a separate and independent organisms; as when a cell in an animal or plant, or its germ, undergoes a spontaneous division, and the parts again subdivide. See Segmentation, and Cell division, under Division.
 noun (n.) A process by which certain coral polyps, echinoderms, annelids, etc., spontaneously subdivide, each individual thus forming two or more new ones. See Strobilation.

fissipationnoun (n.) Reproduction by fission; fissiparism.

fissurationnoun (n.) The act of dividing or opening; the state of being fissured.

fixationnoun (n.) The act of fixing, or the state of being fixed.
 noun (n.) The act of uniting chemically with a solid substance or in a solid form; reduction to a non-volatile condition; -- said of gaseous elements.
 noun (n.) The act or process of ceasing to be fluid and becoming firm.
 noun (n.) A state of resistance to evaporation or volatilization by heat; -- said of metals.

flabbergastationnoun (n.) The state of being flabbergasted.

flabellationnoun (n.) The act of keeping fractured limbs cool by the use of a fan or some other contrivance.

flagellationnoun (n.) A beating or flogging; a whipping; a scourging.

flagitationnoun (n.) Importunity; urgent demand.

flagmannoun (n.) One who makes signals with a flag.

flagonnoun (n.) A vessel with a narrow mouth, used for holding and conveying liquors. It is generally larger than a bottle, and of leather or stoneware rather than of glass.

flagrationnoun (n.) A conflagration.

flamennoun (n.) A priest devoted to the service of a particular god, from whom he received a distinguishing epithet. The most honored were those of Jupiter, Mars, and Quirinus, called respectively Flamen Dialis, Flamen Martialis, and Flamen Quirinalis.

flammationnoun (n.) The act of setting in a flame or blaze.