Name Report For First Name BEK:

BEK

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

Rhymes with BEK - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming BEK

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES BEK AS A WHOLE:

bekele bekki rebekah vibeke

NAMES RHYMING WITH BEK (According to last letters):

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

sadeek sadek shareek capek damek dudek martinek mirek vasek kek elek zarek fredek nelek kirek mahek jerek kendriek kendryek kenriek marek tarek tomek varek cyrek erek melek zdenek jarek darek derek derrek

NAMES RHYMING WITH BEK (According to first letters):

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

beacan beacher beadu beadurinc beadurof beadutun beadwof beagan beagen beal bealantin beale beall bealohydig beaman beamard beamer bean bearacb bearach bearcban bearn bearnard bearrocscir beartlaidh beat beatha beathag beathan beathas beatie beaton beatrice beatricia beatrisa beatriz beattie beatty beau beaufort beaumains beauvais beb bebeodan bebhinn bebti becan becca beceere beck beckham becki becky beda bede bedegrayne bedivere bednar bedrosian bedver bedwyr beecher behdeti behrend behula beinvenido beircheart beiste beitris bel bela belakane belda beldan beldane belden beldene beldon belen belia belina belinda belisarda bell bella bellamy bellance bellangere belle bellerophon bellinus beltane beltran beluchi belva bem bemabe bemadette bembe bemeere

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH BEK:

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

baldrik barak bardarik bardrick barrak barrick benwick bercilak berk bernlak berwick berwyk bick bink birk black borak braddock breck brick brik brock broderick broderik brodrick brodrik brok brook buck burbank burhbank

English Words Rhyming BEK

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES BEK AS A WHOLE:

bekahnoun (n.) Half a shekel.

unbeknownadjective (a.) Not known; unknown.

usbeksnoun (n. pl.) A Turkish tribe which about the close of the 15th century conquered, and settled in, that part of Asia now called Turkestan.

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


Rhyming Words According to Last 2 Letters (ek) - English Words That Ends with ek:


cheeknoun (n.) The side of the face below the eye.
 noun (n.) The cheek bone.
 noun (n.) Those pieces of a machine, or of any timber, or stone work, which form corresponding sides, or which are similar and in pair; as, the cheeks (jaws) of a vise; the cheeks of a gun carriage, etc.
 noun (n.) The branches of a bridle bit.
 noun (n.) A section of a flask, so made that it can be moved laterally, to permit the removal of the pattern from the mold; the middle part of a flask.
 noun (n.) Cool confidence; assurance; impudence.
 verb (v. t.) To be impudent or saucy to.

conteknoun (n.) Quarrel; contention; contest.
 noun (n.) Contumely; reproach.

creeknoun (n.) A small inlet or bay, narrower and extending further into the land than a cove; a recess in the shore of the sea, or of a river.
 noun (n.) A stream of water smaller than a river and larger than a brook.
 noun (n.) Any turn or winding.

cleeknoun (n.) A large hook or crook, as for a pot over a fire; specif., an iron-headed golf club with a straight, narrow face and a long shaft.
 noun (n.) Act of cleeking; a clutch.
 verb (v. t.) To seize; clutch; snatch; catch; pluck.
 verb (v. t.) To catch or draw out with a cleek, as a fish; to hook.
 verb (v. t.) To hook or link (together); hence, to marry.

doorcheeknoun (n.) The jamb or sidepiece of a door.

fenugreeknoun (n.) A plant (trigonella Foenum Graecum) cultivated for its strong-smelling seeds, which are

gleeknoun (n.) A jest or scoff; a trick or deception.
 noun (n.) An enticing look or glance.
 noun (n.) A game at cards, once popular, played by three persons.
 noun (n.) Three of the same cards held in the same hand; -- hence, three of anything.
 verb (v. i.) To make sport; to gibe; to sneer; to spend time idly.

greeknoun (n.) A native, or one of the people, of Greece; a Grecian; also, the language of Greece.
 noun (n.) A swindler; a knave; a cheat.
 noun (n.) Something unintelligible; as, it was all Greek to me.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Greece or the Greeks; Grecian.

houseleeknoun (n.) A succulent plant of the genus Sempervivum (S. tectorum), originally a native of subalpine Europe, but now found very generally on old walls and roofs. It is very tenacious of life under drought and heat; -- called also ayegreen.

leeknoun (n.) A plant of the genus Allium (A. Porrum), having broadly linear succulent leaves rising from a loose oblong cylindrical bulb. The flavor is stronger than that of the common onion.

midweeknoun (n.) The middle of the week. Also used adjectively.

nyenteknoun (n.) A carnivorous mannual (Helictis moscatus, or H. orientalis), native of Eastern Asia and the Indies. It has a dorsal white stripe, and another one across the shoulders. It has a strong musky odor.

pinakotheknoun (n.) Pinacotheca.

reeknoun (n.) A rick.
 noun (n.) Vapor; steam; smoke; fume.
 verb (v. i.) To emit vapor, usually that which is warm and moist; to be full of fumes; to steam; to smoke; to exhale.

seekadjective (a.) Sick.
 verb (v. t.) To go in search of; to look for; to search for; to try to find.
 verb (v. t.) To inquire for; to ask for; to solicit; to bessech.
 verb (v. t.) To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at; as, to seek wealth or fame; to seek one's life.
 verb (v. t.) To try to reach or come to; to go to; to resort to.
 verb (v. i.) To make search or inquiry: to endeavor to make discovery.

shrieknoun (n.) A sharp, shrill outcry or scream; a shrill wild cry such as is caused by sudden or extreme terror, pain, or the like.
 verb (v. i.) To utter a loud, sharp, shrill sound or cry, as do some birds and beasts; to scream, as in a sudden fright, in horror or anguish.
 verb (v. t.) To utter sharply and shrilly; to utter in or with a shriek or shrieks.

sleeknoun (n.) That which makes smooth; varnish.
 noun (n.) A slick.
 superlative (superl.) Having an even, smooth surface; smooth; hence, glossy; as, sleek hair.
 superlative (superl.) Not rough or harsh.
 adverb (adv.) With ease and dexterity.
 verb (v. t.) To make even and smooth; to render smooth, soft, and glossy; to smooth over.

teeknoun (n.) See Teak.

teknoun (n.) A Siberian ibex.

tereknoun (n.) A sandpiper (Terekia cinerea) of the Old World, breeding in the far north of eastern Europe and Asia and migrating to South Africa and Australia. It frequents rivers.

topeknoun (n.) An ESkimo house made of material other than snow, esp. one having walls of turf, driftwood, rock, or skin, and a roof of skins of the walrus or seal. In Alaska it is often partially underground and covered with timber and turf. Topeks are also used by Indians of the lower Yukon region.

treknoun (n.) To draw or haul a load, as oxen.
 noun (n.) To travel, esp. by ox wagon; to go from place to place; to migrate.
 noun (n.) The act of trekking; a drawing or a traveling; a journey; a migration.

yesterweeknoun (n.) The week last past; last week.

weeknoun (n.) A period of seven days, usually that reckoned from one Sabbath or Sunday to the next.

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


Rhyming Words According to First 2 Letters (be) - Words That Begins with be:


beauxitenoun (n.) A ferruginous hydrate of alumina. It is largely used in the preparation of aluminium and alumina, and for the lining of furnaces which are exposed to intense heat.
 noun (n.) See Bauxite.

beingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Be
 noun (n.) Existence, as opposed to nonexistence; state or sphere of existence.
 noun (n.) That which exists in any form, whether it be material or spiritual, actual or ideal; living existence, as distinguished from a thing without life; as, a human being; spiritual beings.
 noun (n.) Lifetime; mortal existence.
 noun (n.) An abode; a cottage.
 adverb (adv.) Since; inasmuch as.
  (p. pr.) Existing.

beachnoun (n.) Pebbles, collectively; shingle.
 noun (n.) The shore of the sea, or of a lake, which is washed by the waves; especially, a sandy or pebbly shore; the strand.
 verb (v. t.) To run or drive (as a vessel or a boat) upon a beach; to strand; as, to beach a ship.

beachingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Beach

beachedadjective (p. p. & a.) Bordered by a beach.
 adjective (p. p. & a.) Driven on a beach; stranded; drawn up on a beach; as, the ship is beached.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Beach

beachyadjective (a.) Having a beach or beaches; formed by a beach or beaches; shingly.

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.

beaconingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Beacon

beaconagenoun (n.) Money paid for the maintenance of a beacon; also, beacons, collectively.

beaconlessadjective (a.) Having no beacon.

beadnoun (n.) A prayer.
 noun (n.) A little perforated ball, to be strung on a thread, and worn for ornament; or used in a rosary for counting prayers, as by Roman Catholics and Mohammedans, whence the phrases to tell beads, to at one's beads, to bid beads, etc., meaning, to be at prayer.
 noun (n.) Any small globular body
 noun (n.) A bubble in spirits.
 noun (n.) A drop of sweat or other liquid.
 noun (n.) A small knob of metal on a firearm, used for taking aim (whence the expression to draw a bead, for, to take aim).
 noun (n.) A small molding of rounded surface, the section being usually an arc of a circle. It may be continuous, or broken into short embossments.
 noun (n.) A glassy drop of molten flux, as borax or microcosmic salt, used as a solvent and color test for several mineral earths and oxides, as of iron, manganese, etc., before the blowpipe; as, the borax bead; the iron bead, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To ornament with beads or beading.
 verb (v. i.) To form beadlike bubbles.

beadingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bead
 noun (n.) Molding in imitation of beads.
 noun (n.) The beads or bead-forming quality of certain liquors; as, the beading of a brand of whisky.

beadhousenoun (n.) Alt. of Bedehouse

bedehousenoun (n.) An almshouse for poor people who pray daily for their benefactors.
 noun (n.) Same as Beadhouse.

beadlerynoun (n.) Office or jurisdiction of a beadle.

beadleshipnoun (n.) The state of being, or the personality of, a beadle.

beadrollnoun (n.) A catalogue of persons, for the rest of whose souls a certain number of prayers are to be said or counted off on the beads of a chaplet; hence, a catalogue in general.

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.

beadsnakenoun (n.) A small poisonous snake of North America (Elaps fulvius), banded with yellow, red, and black.

beadswomannoun (n.) Alt. of Bedeswoman

bedeswomannoun (n.) Fem. of Beadsman.

beadworknoun (n.) Ornamental work in beads.

beadyadjective (a.) Resembling beads; small, round, and glistening.
 adjective (a.) Covered or ornamented with, or as with, beads.
 adjective (a.) Characterized by beads; as, beady liquor.

beaglenoun (n.) A small hound, or hunting dog, twelve to fifteen inches high, used in hunting hares and other small game. See Illustration in Appendix.
 noun (n.) Fig.: A spy or detective; a constable.

beaknoun (n.) The bill or nib of a bird, consisting of a horny sheath, covering the jaws. The form varied much according to the food and habits of the bird, and is largely used in the classification of birds.
 noun (n.) A similar bill in other animals, as the turtles.
 noun (n.) The long projecting sucking mouth of some insects, and other invertebrates, as in the Hemiptera.
 noun (n.) The upper or projecting part of the shell, near the hinge of a bivalve.
 noun (n.) The prolongation of certain univalve shells containing the canal.
 noun (n.) Anything projecting or ending in a point, like a beak, as a promontory of land.
 noun (n.) A beam, shod or armed at the end with a metal head or point, and projecting from the prow of an ancient galley, in order to pierce the vessel of an enemy; a beakhead.
 noun (n.) That part of a ship, before the forecastle, which is fastened to the stem, and supported by the main knee.
 noun (n.) A continuous slight projection ending in an arris or narrow fillet; that part of a drip from which the water is thrown off.
 noun (n.) Any process somewhat like the beak of a bird, terminating the fruit or other parts of a plant.
 noun (n.) A toe clip. See Clip, n. (Far.).
 noun (n.) A magistrate or policeman.

beakedadjective (a.) Having a beak or a beaklike point; beak-shaped.
 adjective (a.) Furnished with a process or a mouth like a beak; rostrate.

beakernoun (n.) A large drinking cup, with a wide mouth, supported on a foot or standard.
 noun (n.) An open-mouthed, thin glass vessel, having a projecting lip for pouring; -- used for holding solutions requiring heat.

beakheadnoun (n.) An ornament used in rich Norman doorways, resembling a head with a beak.
 noun (n.) A small platform at the fore part of the upper deck of a vessel, which contains the water closets of the crew.
 noun (n.) Same as Beak, 3.

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.

bealingnoun (p. pr & vb. n.) of Beal

beamnoun (n.) Any large piece of timber or iron long in proportion to its thickness, and prepared for use.
 noun (n.) One of the principal horizontal timbers of a building or ship.
 noun (n.) The width of a vessel; as, one vessel is said to have more beam than another.
 noun (n.) The bar of a balance, from the ends of which the scales are suspended.
 noun (n.) The principal stem or horn of a stag or other deer, which bears the antlers, or branches.
 noun (n.) The pole of a carriage.
 noun (n.) A cylinder of wood, making part of a loom, on which weavers wind the warp before weaving; also, the cylinder on which the cloth is rolled, as it is woven; one being called the fore beam, the other the back beam.
 noun (n.) The straight part or shank of an anchor.
 noun (n.) The main part of a plow, to which the handles and colter are secured, and to the end of which are attached the oxen or horses that draw it.
 noun (n.) A heavy iron lever having an oscillating motion on a central axis, one end of which is connected with the piston rod from which it receives motion, and the other with the crank of the wheel shaft; -- called also working beam or walking beam.
 noun (n.) A ray or collection of parallel rays emitted from the sun or other luminous body; as, a beam of light, or of heat.
 noun (n.) Fig.: A ray; a gleam; as, a beam of comfort.
 noun (n.) One of the long feathers in the wing of a hawk; -- called also beam feather.
 verb (v. t.) To send forth; to emit; -- followed ordinarily by forth; as, to beam forth light.
 verb (v. i.) To emit beams of light.

beamingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Beam
 adjective (a.) Emitting beams; radiant.

beambirdnoun (n.) A small European flycatcher (Muscicapa gricola), so called because it often nests on a beam in a building.

beamedadjective (a.) Furnished with beams, as the head of a stag.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Beam

beamfuladjective (a.) Beamy; radiant.

beaminessnoun (n.) The state of being beamy.

beamlessadjective (a.) Not having a beam.
 adjective (a.) Not emitting light.

beamletnoun (n.) A small beam of light.

beamyadjective (a.) Emitting beams of light; radiant; shining.
 adjective (a.) Resembling a beam in size and weight; massy.
 adjective (a.) Having horns, or antlers.

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.

bearingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bear
 noun (n.) The manner in which one bears or conducts one's self; mien; behavior; carriage.
 noun (n.) Patient endurance; suffering without complaint.
 noun (n.) The situation of one object, with respect to another, such situation being supposed to have a connection with the object, or influence upon it, or to be influenced by it; hence, relation; connection.
 noun (n.) Purport; meaning; intended significance; aspect.
 noun (n.) The act, power, or time of producing or giving birth; as, a tree in full bearing; a tree past bearing.
 noun (n.) That part of any member of a building which rests upon its supports; as, a lintel or beam may have four inches of bearing upon the wall.
 noun (n.) The portion of a support on which anything rests.
 noun (n.) Improperly, the unsupported span; as, the beam has twenty feet of bearing between its supports.
 noun (n.) The part of an axle or shaft in contact with its support, collar, or boxing; the journal.
 noun (n.) The part of the support on which a journal rests and rotates.
 noun (n.) Any single emblem or charge in an escutcheon or coat of arms -- commonly in the pl.
 noun (n.) The situation of a distant object, with regard to a ship's position, as on the bow, on the lee quarter, etc.; the direction or point of the compass in which an object is seen; as, the bearing of the cape was W. N. W.
 noun (n.) The widest part of a vessel below the plank-sheer.
 noun (n.) The line of flotation of a vessel when properly trimmed with cargo or ballast.

bearnoun (n.) A bier.
 noun (n.) Any species of the genus Ursus, and of the closely allied genera. Bears are plantigrade Carnivora, but they live largely on fruit and insects.
 noun (n.) An animal which has some resemblance to a bear in form or habits, but no real affinity; as, the woolly bear; ant bear; water bear; sea bear.
 noun (n.) One of two constellations in the northern hemisphere, called respectively the Great Bear and the Lesser Bear, or Ursa Major and Ursa Minor.
 noun (n.) Metaphorically: A brutal, coarse, or morose person.
 noun (n.) A person who sells stocks or securities for future delivery in expectation of a fall in the market.
 noun (n.) A portable punching machine.
 noun (n.) A block covered with coarse matting; -- used to scour the deck.
 noun (n.) Alt. of Bere
 verb (v. t.) To support or sustain; to hold up.
 verb (v. t.) To support and remove or carry; to convey.
 verb (v. t.) To conduct; to bring; -- said of persons.
 verb (v. t.) To possess and use, as power; to exercise.
 verb (v. t.) To sustain; to have on (written or inscribed, or as a mark), as, the tablet bears this inscription.
 verb (v. t.) To possess or carry, as a mark of authority or distinction; to wear; as, to bear a sword, badge, or name.
 verb (v. t.) To possess mentally; to carry or hold in the mind; to entertain; to harbor
 verb (v. t.) To endure; to tolerate; to undergo; to suffer.
 verb (v. t.) To gain or win.
 verb (v. t.) To sustain, or be answerable for, as blame, expense, responsibility, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To render or give; to bring forward.
 verb (v. t.) To carry on, or maintain; to have.
 verb (v. t.) To admit or be capable of; that is, to suffer or sustain without violence, injury, or change.
 verb (v. t.) To manage, wield, or direct.
 verb (v. t.) To behave; to conduct.
 verb (v. t.) To afford; to be to; to supply with.
 verb (v. t.) To bring forth or produce; to yield; as, to bear apples; to bear children; to bear interest.
 verb (v. i.) To produce, as fruit; to be fruitful, in opposition to barrenness.
 verb (v. i.) To suffer, as in carrying a burden.
 verb (v. i.) To endure with patience; to be patient.
 verb (v. i.) To press; -- with on or upon, or against.
 verb (v. i.) To take effect; to have influence or force; as, to bring matters to bear.
 verb (v. i.) To relate or refer; -- with on or upon; as, how does this bear on the question?
 verb (v. i.) To have a certain meaning, intent, or effect.
 verb (v. i.) To be situated, as to the point of compass, with respect to something else; as, the land bears N. by E.
 verb (v. t.) To endeavor to depress the price of, or prices in; as, to bear a railroad stock; to bear the market.

berenoun (n.) Barley; the six-rowed barley or the four-rowed barley, commonly the former (Hord. vulgare).
 noun (n.) See Bear, barley.
 verb (v. t.) To pierce.

bearableadjective (a.) Capable of being borne or endured; tolerable.

bearberrynoun (n.) A trailing plant of the heath family (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), having leaves which are tonic and astringent, and glossy red berries of which bears are said to be fond.

bearbindnoun (n.) The bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis).

beardnoun (n.) The hair that grows on the chin, lips, and adjacent parts of the human face, chiefly of male adults.
 noun (n.) The long hairs about the face in animals, as in the goat.
 noun (n.) The cluster of small feathers at the base of the beak in some birds
 noun (n.) The appendages to the jaw in some Cetacea, and to the mouth or jaws of some fishes.
 noun (n.) The byssus of certain shellfish, as the muscle.
 noun (n.) The gills of some bivalves, as the oyster.
 noun (n.) In insects, the hairs of the labial palpi of moths and butterflies.
 noun (n.) Long or stiff hairs on a plant; the awn; as, the beard of grain.
 noun (n.) A barb or sharp point of an arrow or other instrument, projecting backward to prevent the head from being easily drawn out.
 noun (n.) That part of the under side of a horse's lower jaw which is above the chin, and bears the curb of a bridle.
 noun (n.) That part of a type which is between the shoulder of the shank and the face.
 noun (n.) An imposition; a trick.
 verb (v. t.) To take by the beard; to seize, pluck, or pull the beard of (a man), in anger or contempt.
 verb (v. t.) To oppose to the gills; to set at defiance.
 verb (v. t.) To deprive of the gills; -- used only of oysters and similar shellfish.

beardingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Beard

beardedadjective (a.) Having a beard.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Beard

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH BEK:

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

backaracknoun (n.) A kind of wine made at Bacharach on the Rhine.
 noun (n.) See Bacharach.

backnoun (n.) A large shallow vat; a cistern, tub, or trough, used by brewers, distillers, dyers, picklers, gluemakers, and others, for mixing or cooling wort, holding water, hot glue, etc.
 noun (n.) A ferryboat. See Bac, 1.
 noun (n.) In human beings, the hinder part of the body, extending from the neck to the end of the spine; in other animals, that part of the body which corresponds most nearly to such part of a human being; as, the back of a horse, fish, or lobster.
 noun (n.) An extended upper part, as of a mountain or ridge.
 noun (n.) The outward or upper part of a thing, as opposed to the inner or lower part; as, the back of the hand, the back of the foot, the back of a hand rail.
 noun (n.) The part opposed to the front; the hinder or rear part of a thing; as, the back of a book; the back of an army; the back of a chimney.
 noun (n.) The part opposite to, or most remote from, that which fronts the speaker or actor; or the part out of sight, or not generally seen; as, the back of an island, of a hill, or of a village.
 noun (n.) The part of a cutting tool on the opposite side from its edge; as, the back of a knife, or of a saw.
 noun (n.) A support or resource in reserve.
 noun (n.) The keel and keelson of a ship.
 noun (n.) The upper part of a lode, or the roof of a horizontal underground passage.
 noun (n.) A garment for the back; hence, clothing.
 adjective (a.) Being at the back or in the rear; distant; remote; as, the back door; back settlements.
 adjective (a.) Being in arrear; overdue; as, back rent.
 adjective (a.) Moving or operating backward; as, back action.
 verb (v. i.) To get upon the back of; to mount.
 verb (v. i.) To place or seat upon the back.
 verb (v. i.) To drive or force backward; to cause to retreat or recede; as, to back oxen.
 verb (v. i.) To make a back for; to furnish with a back; as, to back books.
 verb (v. i.) To adjoin behind; to be at the back of.
 verb (v. i.) To write upon the back of; as, to back a letter; to indorse; as, to back a note or legal document.
 verb (v. i.) To support; to maintain; to second or strengthen by aid or influence; as, to back a friend.
 verb (v. i.) To bet on the success of; -- as, to back a race horse.
 verb (v. i.) To move or go backward; as, the horse refuses to back.
 verb (v. i.) To change from one quarter to another by a course opposite to that of the sun; -- used of the wind.
 verb (v. i.) To stand still behind another dog which has pointed; -- said of a dog.
 adverb (adv.) In, to, or toward, the rear; as, to stand back; to step back.
 adverb (adv.) To the place from which one came; to the place or person from which something is taken or derived; as, to go back for something left behind; to go back to one's native place; to put a book back after reading it.
 adverb (adv.) To a former state, condition, or station; as, to go back to private life; to go back to barbarism.
 adverb (adv.) (Of time) In times past; ago.
 adverb (adv.) Away from contact; by reverse movement.
 adverb (adv.) In concealment or reserve; in one's own possession; as, to keep back the truth; to keep back part of the money due to another.
 adverb (adv.) In a state of restraint or hindrance.
 adverb (adv.) In return, repayment, or requital.
 adverb (adv.) In withdrawal from a statement, promise, or undertaking; as, he took back0 the offensive words.
 adverb (adv.) In arrear; as, to be back in one's rent.

backracknoun (n.) Alt. of Backrag

bailiffwicknoun (n.) See Bailiwick.

bailiwicknoun (n.) The precincts within which a bailiff has jurisdiction; the limits of a bailiff's authority.

banknoun (n.) A bench; a high seat, or seat of distinction or judgment; a tribunal or court.
 noun (n.) A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge of earth; as, a bank of clouds; a bank of snow.
 noun (n.) A steep acclivity, as the slope of a hill, or the side of a ravine.
 noun (n.) The margin of a watercourse; the rising ground bordering a lake, river, or sea, or forming the edge of a cutting, or other hollow.
 noun (n.) An elevation, or rising ground, under the sea; a shoal, shelf, or shallow; as, the banks of Newfoundland.
 noun (n.) The face of the coal at which miners are working.
 noun (n.) A deposit of ore or coal, worked by excavations above water level.
 noun (n.) The ground at the top of a shaft; as, ores are brought to bank.
 noun (n.) A bench, as for rowers in a galley; also, a tier of oars.
 noun (n.) The bench or seat upon which the judges sit.
 noun (n.) The regular term of a court of law, or the full court sitting to hear arguments upon questions of law, as distinguished from a sitting at Nisi Prius, or a court held for jury trials. See Banc.
 noun (n.) A sort of table used by printers.
 noun (n.) A bench, or row of keys belonging to a keyboard, as in an organ.
 noun (n.) An establishment for the custody, loan, exchange, or issue, of money, and for facilitating the transmission of funds by drafts or bills of exchange; an institution incorporated for performing one or more of such functions, or the stockholders (or their representatives, the directors), acting in their corporate capacity.
 noun (n.) The building or office used for banking purposes.
 noun (n.) A fund from deposits or contributions, to be used in transacting business; a joint stock or capital.
 noun (n.) The sum of money or the checks which the dealer or banker has as a fund, from which to draw his stakes and pay his losses.
 noun (n.) In certain games, as dominos, a fund of pieces from which the players are allowed to draw.
 noun (n.) A group or series of objects arranged near together; as, a bank of electric lamps, etc.
 noun (n.) The lateral inclination of an aeroplane as it rounds a curve; as, a bank of 45 is easy; a bank of 90 is dangerous.
 verb (v. t.) To raise a mound or dike about; to inclose, defend, or fortify with a bank; to embank.
 verb (v. t.) To heap or pile up; as, to bank sand.
 verb (v. t.) To pass by the banks of.
 verb (v. t.) To deposit in a bank.
 verb (v. i.) To keep a bank; to carry on the business of a banker.
 verb (v. i.) To deposit money in a bank; to have an account with a banker.
 verb (v. i.) To tilt sidewise in rounding a curve; -- said of a flying machine, an aerocurve, or the like.

bannocknoun (n.) A kind of cake or bread, in shape flat and roundish, commonly made of oatmeal or barley meal and baked on an iron plate, or griddle; -- used in Scotland and the northern counties of England.

baresarknoun (n.) A Berserker, or Norse warrior who fought without armor, or shirt of mail. Hence, adverbially: Without shirt of mail or armor.

barknoun (n.) The short, loud, explosive sound uttered by a dog; a similar sound made by some other animals.
 noun (n.) Alt. of Barque
 verb (v. t.) To strip the bark from; to peel.
 verb (v. t.) To abrade or rub off any outer covering from; as to bark one's heel.
 verb (v. t.) To girdle. See Girdle, v. t., 3.
 verb (v. t.) To cover or inclose with bark, or as with bark; as, to bark the roof of a hut.
 verb (v. i.) To make a short, loud, explosive noise with the vocal organs; -- said of some animals, but especially of dogs.
 verb (v. i.) To make a clamor; to make importunate outcries.

barleybreaknoun (n.) An ancient rural game, commonly played round stacks of barley, or other grain, in which some of the party attempt to catch others who run from a goal.

barracknoun (n.) A building for soldiers, especially when in garrison. Commonly in the pl., originally meaning temporary huts, but now usually applied to a permanent structure or set of buildings.
 noun (n.) A movable roof sliding on four posts, to cover hay, straw, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To supply with barracks; to establish in barracks; as, to barrack troops.
 verb (v. i.) To live or lodge in barracks.

basilicoknoun (n.) The basilisk.

basilisknoun (n.) A fabulous serpent, or dragon. The ancients alleged that its hissing would drive away all other serpents, and that its breath, and even its look, was fatal. See Cockatrice.
 noun (n.) A lizard of the genus Basiliscus, belonging to the family Iguanidae.
 noun (n.) A large piece of ordnance, so called from its supposed resemblance to the serpent of that name, or from its size.

bassocknoun (n.) A hassock. See 2d Bass, 2.

baudricknoun (n.) A belt. See Baldric.

bauknoun (n. & v.) Alt. of Baulk

baulknoun (n. & v.) See Balk.

bawcocknoun (n.) A fine fellow; -- a term of endearment.

bawdricknoun (n.) A belt. See Baldric.

becknoun (n.) See Beak.
 noun (n.) A small brook.
 noun (n.) A vat. See Back.
 noun (n.) A significant nod, or motion of the head or hand, esp. as a call or command.
 verb (v. i.) To nod, or make a sign with the head or hand.
 verb (v. t.) To notify or call by a nod, or a motion of the head or hand; to intimate a command to.

bedstocknoun (n.) The front or the back part of the frame of a bedstead.

bedticknoun (n.) A tick or bag made of cloth, used for inclosing the materials of a bed.

beefsteaknoun (n.) A steak of beef; a slice of beef broiled or suitable for broiling.

beetlestocknoun (n.) The handle of a beetle.

benedicknoun (n.) A married man, or a man newly married.

bergomasknoun (n.) A rustic dance, so called in ridicule of the people of Bergamo, in Italy, once noted for their clownishness.

berserknoun (n.) Alt. of Berserker

bespeaknoun (n.) A bespeaking. Among actors, a benefit (when a particular play is bespoken.)
 verb (v. t.) To speak or arrange for beforehand; to order or engage against a future time; as, to bespeak goods, a right, or a favor.
 verb (v. t.) To show beforehand; to foretell; to indicate.
 verb (v. t.) To betoken; to show; to indicate by external marks or appearances.
 verb (v. t.) To speak to; to address.
 verb (v. i.) To speak.

bibcocknoun (n.) A cock or faucet having a bent down nozzle.

bierbalknoun (n.) A church road (e. g., a path across fields) for funerals.

bilcocknoun (n.) The European water rail.

bilknoun (n.) A thwarting an adversary in cribbage by spoiling his score; a balk.
 noun (n.) A cheat; a trick; a hoax.
 noun (n.) Nonsense; vain words.
 noun (n.) A person who tricks a creditor; an untrustworthy, tricky person.
 verb (v. t.) To frustrate or disappoint; to deceive or defraud, by nonfulfillment of engagement; to leave in the lurch; to give the slip to; as, to bilk a creditor.

billhooknoun (n.) A thick, heavy knife with a hooked point, used in pruning hedges, etc. When it has a short handle, it is sometimes called a hand bill; when the handle is long, a hedge bill or scimiter.

binknoun (n.) A bench.

birknoun (n.) A birch tree.
 noun (n.) A small European minnow (Leuciscus phoxinus).

birthmarknoun (n.) Some peculiar mark or blemish on the body at birth.

bisknoun (n.) Soup or broth made by boiling several sorts of flesh together.
 noun (n.) See Bisque.

bitstocknoun (n.) A stock or handle for holding and rotating a bit; a brace.

bittocknoun (n.) A small bit of anything, of indefinite size or quantity; a short distance.

blacknoun (n.) That which is destitute of light or whiteness; the darkest color, or rather a destitution of all color; as, a cloth has a good black.
 noun (n.) A black pigment or dye.
 noun (n.) A negro; a person whose skin is of a black color, or shaded with black; esp. a member or descendant of certain African races.
 noun (n.) A black garment or dress; as, she wears black
 noun (n.) Mourning garments of a black color; funereal drapery.
 noun (n.) The part of a thing which is distinguished from the rest by being black.
 noun (n.) A stain; a spot; a smooch.
 adjective (a.) Destitute of light, or incapable of reflecting it; of the color of soot or coal; of the darkest or a very dark color, the opposite of white; characterized by such a color; as, black cloth; black hair or eyes.
 adjective (a.) In a less literal sense: Enveloped or shrouded in darkness; very dark or gloomy; as, a black night; the heavens black with clouds.
 adjective (a.) Fig.: Dismal, gloomy, or forbidding, like darkness; destitute of moral light or goodness; atrociously wicked; cruel; mournful; calamitous; horrible.
 adjective (a.) Expressing menace, or discontent; threatening; sullen; foreboding; as, to regard one with black looks.
 adjective (a.) To make black; to blacken; to soil; to sully.
 adjective (a.) To make black and shining, as boots or a stove, by applying blacking and then polishing with a brush.
 adverb (adv.) Sullenly; threateningly; maliciously; so as to produce blackness.

blackcocknoun (n.) The male of the European black grouse (Tetrao tetrix, Linn.); -- so called by sportsmen. The female is called gray hen. See Heath grouse.

blackworknoun (n.) Work wrought by blacksmiths; -- so called in distinction from that wrought by whitesmiths.

blanknoun (n.) Any void space; a void space on paper, or in any written instrument; an interval void of consciousness, action, result, etc; a void.
 noun (n.) A lot by which nothing is gained; a ticket in a lottery on which no prize is indicated.
 noun (n.) A paper unwritten; a paper without marks or characters a blank ballot; -- especially, a paper on which are to be inserted designated items of information, for which spaces are left vacant; a bland form.
 noun (n.) A paper containing the substance of a legal instrument, as a deed, release, writ, or execution, with spaces left to be filled with names, date, descriptions, etc.
 noun (n.) The point aimed at in a target, marked with a white spot; hence, the object to which anything is directed.
 noun (n.) Aim; shot; range.
 noun (n.) A kind of base silver money, first coined in England by Henry V., and worth about 8 pence; also, a French coin of the seventeenth century, worth about 4 pence.
 noun (n.) A piece of metal prepared to be made into something by a further operation, as a coin, screw, nuts.
 noun (n.) A piece or division of a piece, without spots; as, the "double blank"; the "six blank."
 adjective (a.) Of a white or pale color; without color.
 adjective (a.) Free from writing, printing, or marks; having an empty space to be filled in with some special writing; -- said of checks, official documents, etc.; as, blank paper; a blank check; a blank ballot.
 adjective (a.) Utterly confounded or discomfited.
 adjective (a.) Empty; void; without result; fruitless; as, a blank space; a blank day.
 adjective (a.) Lacking characteristics which give variety; as, a blank desert; a blank wall; destitute of interests, affections, hopes, etc.; as, to live a blank existence; destitute of sensations; as, blank unconsciousness.
 adjective (a.) Lacking animation and intelligence, or their associated characteristics, as expression of face, look, etc.; expressionless; vacant.
 adjective (a.) Absolute; downright; unmixed; as, blank terror.
 verb (v. t.) To make void; to annul.
 verb (v. t.) To blanch; to make blank; to damp the spirits of; to dispirit or confuse.

blauboknoun (n.) The blue buck. See Blue buck, under Blue.

bleakadjective (a.) Without color; pale; pallid.
 adjective (a.) Desolate and exposed; swept by cold winds.
 adjective (a.) Cold and cutting; cheerless; as, a bleak blast.
 adjective (a.) A small European river fish (Leuciscus alburnus), of the family Cyprinidae; the blay.

blesboknoun (n.) A South African antelope (Alcelaphus albifrons), having a large white spot on the forehead.

blocknoun (n.) To obstruct so as to prevent passage or progress; to prevent passage from, through, or into, by obstructing the way; -- used both of persons and things; -- often followed by up; as, to block up a road or harbor.
 noun (n.) To secure or support by means of blocks; to secure, as two boards at their angles of intersection, by pieces of wood glued to each.
 noun (n.) To shape on, or stamp with, a block; as, to block a hat.
 noun (n.) In Australia, one of the large lots into which public land, when opened to settlers, is divided by the government surveyors.
 noun (n.) The position of a player or bat when guarding the wicket.
 noun (n.) A block hole.
 noun (n.) The popping crease.
 verb (v. t.) A piece of wood more or less bulky; a solid mass of wood, stone, etc., usually with one or more plane, or approximately plane, faces; as, a block on which a butcher chops his meat; a block by which to mount a horse; children's playing blocks, etc.
 verb (v. t.) The solid piece of wood on which condemned persons lay their necks when they are beheaded.
 verb (v. t.) The wooden mold on which hats, bonnets, etc., are shaped.
 verb (v. t.) The pattern or shape of a hat.
 verb (v. t.) A large or long building divided into separate houses or shops, or a number of houses or shops built in contact with each other so as to form one building; a row of houses or shops.
 verb (v. t.) A square, or portion of a city inclosed by streets, whether occupied by buildings or not.
 verb (v. t.) A grooved pulley or sheave incased in a frame or shell which is provided with a hook, eye, or strap, by which it may be attached to an object. It is used to change the direction of motion, as in raising a heavy object that can not be conveniently reached, and also, when two or more such sheaves are compounded, to change the rate of motion, or to exert increased force; -- used especially in the rigging of ships, and in tackles.
 verb (v. t.) The perch on which a bird of prey is kept.
 verb (v. t.) Any obstruction, or cause of obstruction; a stop; a hindrance; an obstacle; as, a block in the way.
 verb (v. t.) A piece of box or other wood for engravers' work.
 verb (v. t.) A piece of hard wood (as mahogany or cherry) on which a stereotype or electrotype plate is mounted to make it type high.
 verb (v. t.) A blockhead; a stupid fellow; a dolt.
 verb (v. t.) A section of a railroad where the block system is used. See Block system, below.

bloodsticknoun (n.) A piece of hard wood loaded at one end with lead, and used to strike the fleam into the vein.

bluebacknoun (n.) A trout (Salmo oquassa) inhabiting some of the lakes of Maine.
 noun (n.) A salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) of the Columbia River and northward.
 noun (n.) An American river herring (Clupea aestivalis), closely allied to the alewife.

bobbinworknoun (n.) Work woven with bobbins.

bobolinknoun (n.) An American singing bird (Dolichonyx oryzivorus). The male is black and white; the female is brown; -- called also, ricebird, reedbird, and Boblincoln.

bodocknoun (n.) The Osage orange.

boneblacknoun (n.) See Bone black, under Bone, n.

bonteboknoun (n.) The pied antelope of South Africa (Alcelaphus pygarga). Its face and rump are white. Called also nunni.

booknoun (n.) A collection of sheets of paper, or similar material, blank, written, or printed, bound together; commonly, many folded and bound sheets containing continuous printing or writing.
 noun (n.) A composition, written or printed; a treatise.
 noun (n.) A part or subdivision of a treatise or literary work; as, the tenth book of "Paradise Lost."
 noun (n.) A volume or collection of sheets in which accounts are kept; a register of debts and credits, receipts and expenditures, etc.
 noun (n.) Six tricks taken by one side, in the game of whist; in certain other games, two or more corresponding cards, forming a set.
 verb (v. t.) To enter, write, or register in a book or list.
 verb (v. t.) To enter the name of (any one) in a book for the purpose of securing a passage, conveyance, or seat; as, to be booked for Southampton; to book a seat in a theater.
 verb (v. t.) To mark out for; to destine or assign for; as, he is booked for the valedictory.

bookmarknoun (n.) Something placed in a book to guide in finding a particular page or passage; also, a label in a book to designate the owner; a bookplate.

bookworknoun (n.) Work done upon a book or books (as in a printing office), in distinction from newspaper or job work.
 noun (n.) Study; application to books.

bootblacknoun (n.) One who blacks boots.

bootjacknoun (n.) A device for pulling off boots.

bootlicknoun (n.) A toady.

boshboknoun (n.) A kind of antelope. See Bush buck.

boshvarknoun (n.) The bush hog. See under Bush, a thicket.

bosknoun (n.) A thicket; a small wood.

bouknoun (n.) The body.
 noun (n.) Bulk; volume.

bouleworknoun (n.) Same as Buhl, Buhlwork.

bracknoun (n.) An opening caused by the parting of any solid body; a crack or breach; a flaw.
 noun (n.) Salt or brackish water.

brainsickadjective (a.) Disordered in the understanding; giddy; thoughtless.

branknoun (n.) Buckwheat.
 noun (n.) Alt. of Branks
 verb (v. i.) To hold up and toss the head; -- applied to horses as spurning the bit.
 verb (v. i.) To prance; to caper.

breaknoun (n.) See Commutator.
 verb (v. t.) To strain apart; to sever by fracture; to divide with violence; as, to break a rope or chain; to break a seal; to break an axle; to break rocks or coal; to break a lock.
 verb (v. t.) To lay open as by breaking; to divide; as, to break a package of goods.
 verb (v. t.) To lay open, as a purpose; to disclose, divulge, or communicate.
 verb (v. t.) To infringe or violate, as an obligation, law, or promise.
 verb (v. t.) To interrupt; to destroy the continuity of; to dissolve or terminate; as, to break silence; to break one's sleep; to break one's journey.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy the completeness of; to remove a part from; as, to break a set.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy the arrangement of; to throw into disorder; to pierce; as, the cavalry were not able to break the British squares.
 verb (v. t.) To shatter to pieces; to reduce to fragments.
 verb (v. t.) To exchange for other money or currency of smaller denomination; as, to break a five dollar bill.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy the strength, firmness, or consistency of; as, to break flax.
 verb (v. t.) To weaken or impair, as health, spirit, or mind.
 verb (v. t.) To diminish the force of; to lessen the shock of, as a fall or blow.
 verb (v. t.) To impart, as news or information; to broach; -- with to, and often with a modified word implying some reserve; as, to break the news gently to the widow; to break a purpose cautiously to a friend.
 verb (v. t.) To tame; to reduce to subjection; to make tractable; to discipline; as, to break a horse to the harness or saddle.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy the financial credit of; to make bankrupt; to ruin.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy the official character and standing of; to cashier; to dismiss.
 verb (v. i.) To come apart or divide into two or more pieces, usually with suddenness and violence; to part; to burst asunder.
 verb (v. i.) To open spontaneously, or by pressure from within, as a bubble, a tumor, a seed vessel, a bag.
 verb (v. i.) To burst forth; to make its way; to come to view; to appear; to dawn.
 verb (v. i.) To burst forth violently, as a storm.
 verb (v. i.) To open up; to be scattered; to be dissipated; as, the clouds are breaking.
 verb (v. i.) To become weakened in constitution or faculties; to lose health or strength.
 verb (v. i.) To be crushed, or overwhelmed with sorrow or grief; as, my heart is breaking.
 verb (v. i.) To fall in business; to become bankrupt.
 verb (v. i.) To make an abrupt or sudden change; to change the gait; as, to break into a run or gallop.
 verb (v. i.) To fail in musical quality; as, a singer's voice breaks when it is strained beyond its compass and a tone or note is not completed, but degenerates into an unmusical sound instead. Also, to change in tone, as a boy's voice at puberty.
 verb (v. i.) To fall out; to terminate friendship.
 verb (v. t.) An opening made by fracture or disruption.
 verb (v. t.) An interruption of continuity; change of direction; as, a break in a wall; a break in the deck of a ship.
 verb (v. t.) A projection or recess from the face of a building.
 verb (v. t.) An opening or displacement in the circuit, interrupting the electrical current.
 verb (v. t.) An interruption; a pause; as, a break in friendship; a break in the conversation.
 verb (v. t.) An interruption in continuity in writing or printing, as where there is an omission, an unfilled line, etc.
 verb (v. t.) The first appearing, as of light in the morning; the dawn; as, the break of day; the break of dawn.
 verb (v. t.) A large four-wheeled carriage, having a straight body and calash top, with the driver's seat in front and the footman's behind.
 verb (v. t.) A device for checking motion, or for measuring friction. See Brake, n. 9 & 10.

breaknecknoun (n.) A fall that breaks the neck.
 noun (n.) A steep place endangering the neck.
 adjective (a.) Producing danger of a broken neck; as, breakneck speed.

breasthooknoun (n.) A thick piece of timber in the form of a knee, placed across the stem of a ship to strengthen the fore part and unite the bows on each side.

breastworknoun (n.) A defensive work of moderate height, hastily thrown up, of earth or other material.
 noun (n.) A railing on the quarter-deck and forecastle.

breechblocknoun (n.) The movable piece which closes the breech of a breech-loading firearm, and resists the backward force of the discharge. It is withdrawn for the insertion of a cartridge, and closed again before the gun is fired.

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.

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

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.

briskadjective (a.) Full of liveliness and activity; characterized by quickness of motion or action; lively; spirited; quick.
 adjective (a.) Full of spirit of life; effervesc/ng, as liquors; sparkling; as, brick cider.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To make or become lively; to enliven; to animate; to take, or cause to take, an erect or bold attitude; -- usually with up.

brocknoun (n.) A badger.
 noun (n.) A brocket.

broomsticknoun (n.) A stick used as a handle of a broom.

brownbacknoun (n.) The dowitcher or red-breasted snipe. See Dowitcher.

bruskadjective (a.) Same as Brusque.

bucknoun (n.) Lye or suds in which cloth is soaked in the operation of bleaching, or in which clothes are washed.
 noun (n.) The cloth or clothes soaked or washed.
 noun (n.) The male of deer, especially fallow deer and antelopes, or of goats, sheep, hares, and rabbits.
 noun (n.) A gay, dashing young fellow; a fop; a dandy.
 noun (n.) A male Indian or negro.
 noun (n.) A frame on which firewood is sawed; a sawhorse; a sawbuck.
 noun (n.) The beech tree.
 verb (v. t.) To soak, steep, or boil, in lye or suds; -- a process in bleaching.
 verb (v. t.) To wash (clothes) in lye or suds, or, in later usage, by beating them on stones in running water.
 verb (v. t.) To break up or pulverize, as ores.
 verb (v. i.) To copulate, as bucks and does.
 verb (v. i.) To spring with quick plunging leaps, descending with the fore legs rigid and the head held as low down as possible; -- said of a vicious horse or mule.
 verb (v. t.) To subject to a mode of punishment which consists in tying the wrists together, passing the arms over the bent knees, and putting a stick across the arms and in the angle formed by the knees.
 verb (v. t.) To throw by bucking. See Buck, v. i., 2.

buhlworknoun (n.) Decorative woodwork in which tortoise shell, yellow metal, white metal, etc., are inlaid, forming scrolls, cartouches, etc.

bulknoun (n.) Magnitude of material substance; dimensions; mass; size; as, an ox or ship of great bulk.
 noun (n.) The main mass or body; the largest or principal portion; the majority; as, the bulk of a debt.
 noun (n.) The cargo of a vessel when stowed.
 noun (n.) The body.
 verb (v. i.) To appear or seem to be, as to bulk or extent; to swell.
 verb (v.) A projecting part of a building.

bullocknoun (n.) A young bull, or any male of the ox kind.
 noun (n.) An ox, steer, or stag.
 verb (v. t.) To bully.

bullyrocknoun (n.) A bully.

bulwarknoun (n.) A rampart; a fortification; a bastion or outwork.
 noun (n.) That which secures against an enemy, or defends from attack; any means of defense or protection.
 noun (n.) The sides of a ship above the upper deck.
 verb (v. t.) To fortify with, or as with, a rampart or wall; to secure by fortification; to protect.

bunknoun (n.) A wooden case or box, which serves for a seat in the daytime and for a bed at night.
 noun (n.) One of a series of berths or bed places in tiers.
 noun (n.) A piece of wood placed on a lumberman's sled to sustain the end of heavy timbers.
 verb (v. i.) To go to bed in a bunk; -- sometimes with in.

burdocknoun (n.) A genus of coarse biennial herbs (Lappa), bearing small burs which adhere tenaciously to clothes, or to the fur or wool of animals.

burrocknoun (n.) A small weir or dam in a river to direct the stream to gaps where fish traps are placed.

busknoun (n.) A thin, elastic strip of metal, whalebone, wood, or other material, worn in the front of a corset.
 noun (n.) Among the Creek Indians, a feast of first fruits celebrated when the corn is ripe enough to be eaten. The feast usually continues four days. On the first day the new fire is lighted, by friction of wood, and distributed to the various households, an offering of green corn, including an ear brought from each of the four quarters or directions, is consumed, and medicine is brewed from snakeroot. On the second and third days the men physic with the medicine, the women bathe, the two sexes are taboo to one another, and all fast. On the fourth day there are feasting, dancing, and games.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To prepare; to make ready; to array; to dress.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To go; to direct one's course.

buttermilknoun (n.) The milk that remains after the butter is separated from the cream.

buttocknoun (n.) The part at the back of the hip, which, in man, forms one of the rounded protuberances on which he sits; the rump.
 noun (n.) The convexity of a ship behind, under the stern.

byworknoun (n.) Work aside from regular work; subordinate or secondary business.

bergstocknoun (n.) A long pole with a spike at the end, used in climbing mountains; an alpenstock.