Name Report For First Name CAIN:

CAIN

First name CAIN's origins are Hebrew and Irish. CAIN means "meaning possessed. in the bible cain was the first murderer having killed his brother abel in a fit of jealousy" (Hebrew) and "archaic" in Irish. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with CAIN below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of cain.(Brown names are of the same origin (Hebrew,Irish) with CAIN and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with CAIN - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming CAIN

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES CAŻN AS A WHOLE:

caindale caine

NAMES RHYMING WITH CAŻN (According to last letters):

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

brengwain husain agravain alain mabonagrain tortain fiamain bain banain coinleain charmain dubhain etain germain ain bhradain bothain brittain broehain cochlain cuchulain culain dain deoradhain dewain dubhagain dwain efrain fain fallamhain flannagain gauvain gawain gordain gormain husnain hussain iain jermain justain lochlain mabonaqain macbain morain narain riordain shain thawain tremain wain zain diolmhain bheathain bharain twain thain swain brain houdain helain ghislain romain evrain mordrain owain gille-eathain jordain

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

fatin yasmin camarin maolmin delbin kristin adin gin ixcatzin tepin tlazohtzin xochicotzin yoltzin zeltzin ihrin adwin akin alafin din kayin yerodin abbudin abdul-muhaimin aladdin amin mazin muhsin yasin custennin erbin pheredin taliesin txomin

NAMES RHYMING WITH CAŻN (According to first letters):

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

cai caidance cailean caileigh cailen cailey cailie cailin cailleach caillen caillic cailsey cailym cailyn caimbeaul caira cairbre cairistiona caiseal cait caith caitie caitilin caitlan caitland caitlin caitlinn caitly caitlyn caitlynn caitrin caius

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

cabal cabe cable cacamwri cacanisius cace cacey cachamwri caci cacia cadabyr cadan cadassi cadby cadda caddaham caddari caddaric caddarik caddawyc cade cadee cadell caden cadena cadence cadencia cadenza cadeo cadha cadhla cadi cadie cadis cadman cadmon cadmus cador cadwallon cady cadyna caedmon caedon caedwalla caelan caeli caellum caeneus caerleon caerlion caersewiella caesar caesare cafall caffar caffara caffaria caflice cagney cahal cahir cahira cal cala caladh calais calan calandra

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH CAŻN:

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

calhoun caliburn calidan calin callaghan callahan camaron camdan camden camdin camdyn camelon cameron cameryn camlann camren camron camryn camshron caoilfhinnn caoilfhionn caoimhghin caolabhuinn caolan caomhan caralyn carelton carilyn carlatun carleen carleton carlin carlson carlton carman carmen carmon carnation carolan carolann carolin carolyn carolynn carrington carson carsten caryn carynn casen cassian caswallan catalin catelyn catheryn cathleen cathlin cathryn catlin catlyn cavalon cavan cayden caylan ceallachan ceannfhionn ceapmann ceastun ceawlin ceileachan cein celdtun celidon celyddon cendrillon cenon cercyon cerin cetewin chadburn chan chanan chann channon chapin chapman charion charleen charleson charleston charleton charlton charlyn charlynn charon chasen chaseyn chattan chatwin chatwyn chaun

English Words Rhyming CAIN

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES CAŻN AS A WHOLE:

cacainenoun (n.) The essential principle of cacao; -- now called theobromine.

cainozoicadjective (a.) See Cenozic.

cocainenoun (n.) A powerful alkaloid, C17H21NO4, obtained from the leaves of coca. It is a bitter, white, crystalline substance, and is remarkable for producing local insensibility to pain.

cocainismnoun (n.) A morbid condition produced by the habitual and excessive use of cocaine.

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


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


almainnoun (n.) Alt. of Alman

amainnoun (n.) With might; with full force; vigorously; violently; exceedingly.
 noun (n.) At full speed; in great haste; also, at once.
 verb (v. t.) To lower, as a sail, a yard, etc.
 verb (v. i.) To lower the topsail, in token of surrender; to yield.

archchamberlainnoun (n.) A chief chamberlain; -- an officer of the old German empire, whose office was similar to that of the great chamberlain in England.

attainnoun (n.) Attainment.
 verb (v. t.) To achieve or accomplish, that is, to reach by efforts; to gain; to compass; as, to attain rest.
 verb (v. t.) To gain or obtain possession of; to acquire.
 verb (v. t.) To get at the knowledge of; to ascertain.
 verb (v. t.) To reach or come to, by progression or motion; to arrive at.
 verb (v. t.) To overtake.
 verb (v. t.) To reach in excellence or degree; to equal.
 verb (v. i.) To come or arrive, by motion, growth, bodily exertion, or efforts toward a place, object, state, etc.; to reach.
 verb (v. i.) To come or arrive, by an effort of mind.

bainnoun (n.) A bath; a bagnio.

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

blainnoun (n.) An inflammatory swelling or sore; a bulla, pustule, or blister.
 noun (n.) A bladder growing on the root of the tongue of a horse, against the windpipe, and stopping the breath.

boatswainnoun (n.) An officer who has charge of the boats, sails, rigging, colors, anchors, cables, cordage, etc., of a ship, and who also summons the crew, and performs other duties.
 noun (n.) The jager gull.
 noun (n.) The tropic bird.

brainnoun (n.) The whitish mass of soft matter (the center of the nervous system, and the seat of consciousness and volition) which is inclosed in the cartilaginous or bony cranium of vertebrate animals. It is simply the anterior termination of the spinal cord, and is developed from three embryonic vesicles, whose cavities are connected with the central canal of the cord; the cavities of the vesicles become the central cavities, or ventricles, and the walls thicken unequally and become the three segments, the fore-, mid-, and hind-brain.
 noun (n.) The anterior or cephalic ganglion in insects and other invertebrates.
 noun (n.) The organ or seat of intellect; hence, the understanding.
 noun (n.) The affections; fancy; imagination.
 verb (v. t.) To dash out the brains of; to kill by beating out the brains. Hence, Fig.: To destroy; to put an end to; to defeat.
 verb (v. t.) To conceive; to understand.

captainnoun (n.) A head, or chief officer
 noun (n.) The military officer who commands a company, troop, or battery, or who has the rank entitling him to do so though he may be employed on other service.
 noun (n.) An officer in the United States navy, next above a commander and below a commodore, and ranking with a colonel in the army.
 noun (n.) By courtesy, an officer actually commanding a vessel, although not having the rank of captain.
 noun (n.) The master or commanding officer of a merchant vessel.
 noun (n.) One in charge of a portion of a ship's company; as, a captain of a top, captain of a gun, etc.
 noun (n.) The foreman of a body of workmen.
 noun (n.) A person having authority over others acting in concert; as, the captain of a boat's crew; the captain of a football team.
 noun (n.) A military leader; a warrior.
 adjective (a.) Chief; superior.
 verb (v. t.) To act as captain of; to lead.

catchdrainnoun (n.) A ditch or drain along the side of a hill to catch the surface water; also, a ditch at the side of a canal to catch the surplus water.

certainnoun (n.) Certainty.
 noun (n.) A certain number or quantity.
 adjective (a.) Assured in mind; having no doubts; free from suspicions concerning.
 adjective (a.) Determined; resolved; -- used with an infinitive.
 adjective (a.) Not to be doubted or denied; established as a fact.
 adjective (a.) Actually existing; sure to happen; inevitable.
 adjective (a.) Unfailing; infallible.
 adjective (a.) Fixed or stated; regular; determinate.
 adjective (a.) Not specifically named; indeterminate; indefinite; one or some; -- sometimes used independenty as a noun, and meaning certain persons.
 adverb (adv.) Certainly.

chainnoun (n.) A series of links or rings, usually of metal, connected, or fitted into one another, used for various purposes, as of support, of restraint, of ornament, of the exertion and transmission of mechanical power, etc.
 noun (n.) That which confines, fetters, or secures, as a chain; a bond; as, the chains of habit.
 noun (n.) A series of things linked together; or a series of things connected and following each other in succession; as, a chain of mountains; a chain of events or ideas.
 noun (n.) An instrument which consists of links and is used in measuring land.
 noun (n.) Iron links bolted to the side of a vessel to bold the dead-eyes connected with the shrouds; also, the channels.
 noun (n.) The warp threads of a web.
 verb (v. t.) To fasten, bind, or connect with a chain; to fasten or bind securely, as with a chain; as, to chain a bulldog.
 verb (v. t.) To keep in slavery; to enslave.
 verb (v. t.) To unite closely and strongly.
 verb (v. t.) To measure with the chain.
 verb (v. t.) To protect by drawing a chain across, as a harbor.

chamberlainnoun (n.) An officer or servant who has charge of a chamber or chambers.
 noun (n.) An upper servant of an inn.
 noun (n.) An officer having the direction and management of the private chambers of a nobleman or monarch; hence, in Europe, one of the high officers of a court.
 noun (n.) A treasurer or receiver of public money; as, the chamberlain of London, of North Wales, etc.

chaplainnoun (n.) An ecclesiastic who has a chapel, or who performs religious service in a chapel.
 noun (n.) A clergyman who is officially attached to the army or navy, to some public institution, or to a family or court, for the purpose of performing divine service.
 noun (n.) Any person (clergyman or layman) chosen to conduct religious exercises for a society, etc.; as, a chaplain of a Masonic or a temperance lodge.

chevrotainnoun (n.) A small ruminant of the family Tragulidae a allied to the musk deer. It inhabits Africa and the East Indies. See Kanchil.

chieftainnoun (n.) A captain, leader, or commander; a chief; the head of a troop, army, or clan.

chilblainnoun (n.) A blain, sore, or inflammatory swelling, produced by exposure of the feet or hands to cold, and attended by itching, pain, and sometimes ulceration.
 verb (v. t.) To produce chilblains upon.

cockswainnoun (n.) The steersman of a boat; a petty officer who has charge of a boat and its crew.

copatainadjective (a.) Having a high crown, or a point or peak at top.

cordwainnoun (n.) A term used in the Middle Ages for Spanish leather (goatskin tanned and dressed), and hence, any leather handsomely finished, colored, gilded, or the like.

coxswainnoun (n.) See Cockswain.

curtainnoun (n.) A hanging screen intended to darken or conceal, and admitting of being drawn back or up, and reclosed at pleasure; esp., drapery of cloth or lace hanging round a bed or at a window; in theaters, and like places, a movable screen for concealing the stage.
 noun (n.) That part of the rampart and parapet which is between two bastions or two gates. See Illustrations of Ravelin and Bastion.
 noun (n.) That part of a wall of a building which is between two pavilions, towers, etc.
 noun (n.) A flag; an ensign; -- in contempt.
 verb (v. t.) To inclose as with curtains; to furnish with curtains.

dagswainnoun (n.) A coarse woolen fabric made of daglocks, or the refuse of wool.

demainnoun (n.) Rule; management.
 noun (n.) See Demesne.

detainnoun (n.) Detention.
 verb (v. t.) To keep back or from; to withhold.
 verb (v. t.) To restrain from proceeding; to stay or stop; to delay; as, we were detained by an accident.
 verb (v. t.) To hold or keep in custody.

digitainnoun (n.) Any one of several extracts of foxglove (Digitalis), as the "French extract," the "German extract," etc., which differ among themselves in composition and properties.
 noun (n.) A supposedly distinct vegetable principle as the essential ingredient of the extracts. It is a white, crystalline substance, and is regarded as a glucoside.

domainnoun (n.) Dominion; empire; authority.
 noun (n.) The territory over which dominion or authority is exerted; the possessions of a sovereign or commonwealth, or the like. Also used figuratively.
 noun (n.) Landed property; estate; especially, the land about the mansion house of a lord, and in his immediate occupancy; demesne.
 noun (n.) Ownership of land; an estate or patrimony which one has in his own right; absolute proprietorship; paramount or sovereign ownership.

drainnoun (n.) The act of draining, or of drawing off; gradual and continuous outflow or withdrawal; as, the drain of specie from a country.
 noun (n.) That means of which anything is drained; a channel; a trench; a water course; a sewer; a sink.
 noun (n.) The grain from the mashing tub; as, brewers' drains.
 verb (v. t.) To draw off by degrees; to cause to flow gradually out or off; hence, to cause the exhaustion of.
 verb (v. t.) To exhaust of liquid contents by drawing them off; to make gradually dry or empty; to remove surface water, as from streets, by gutters, etc.; to deprive of moisture; hence, to exhaust; to empty of wealth, resources, or the like; as, to drain a country of its specie.
 verb (v. t.) To filter.
 verb (v. i.) To flow gradually; as, the water of low ground drains off.
 verb (v. i.) To become emptied of liquor by flowing or dropping; as, let the vessel stand and drain.

elainnoun (n.) Same as Olein.

entertainnoun (n.) Entertainment.
 verb (v. t.) To be at the charges of; to take or keep in one's service; to maintain; to support; to harbor; to keep.
 verb (v. t.) To give hospitable reception and maintenance to; to receive at one's board, or into one's house; to receive as a guest.
 verb (v. t.) To engage the attention of agreeably; to amuse with that which makes the time pass pleasantly; to divert; as, to entertain friends with conversation, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To give reception to; to receive, in general; to receive and take into consideration; to admit, treat, or make use of; as, to entertain a proposal.
 verb (v. t.) To meet or encounter, as an enemy.
 verb (v. t.) To keep, hold, or maintain in the mind with favor; to keep in the mind; to harbor; to cherish; as, to entertain sentiments.
 verb (v. t.) To lead on; to bring along; to introduce.
 verb (v. i.) To receive, or provide entertainment for, guests; as, he entertains generously.

epictetainadjective (a.) Pertaining to Epictetus, the Roman Stoic philosopher, whose conception of life was to be passionless under whatever circumstances.

explainadjective (a.) To flatten; to spread out; to unfold; to expand.
 adjective (a.) To make plain, manifest, or intelligible; to clear of obscurity; to expound; to unfold and illustrate the meaning of; as, to explain a chapter of the Bible.
 verb (v. i.) To give an explanation.

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.

filigrainnoun (n.) Alt. of Filigrane

forebrainnoun (n.) The anterior of the three principal divisions of the brain, including the prosencephalon and thalamencephalon. Sometimes restricted to the prosencephalon only. See Brain.

fountainnoun (n.) A spring of water issuing from the earth.
 noun (n.) An artificially produced jet or stream of water; also, the structure or works in which such a jet or stream rises or flows; a basin built and constantly supplied with pure water for drinking and other useful purposes, or for ornament.
 noun (n.) A reservoir or chamber to contain a liquid which can be conducted or drawn off as needed for use; as, the ink fountain in a printing press, etc.
 noun (n.) The source from which anything proceeds, or from which anything is supplied continuously; origin; source.

fusainnoun (n.) Fine charcoal of willow wood, used as a drawing implement.
 noun (n.) A drawing made with it. See Charcoal, n. 2, and Charcoal drawing, under Charcoal.

gainnoun (n.) A square or beveled notch cut out of a girder, binding joist, or other timber which supports a floor beam, so as to receive the end of the floor beam.
 noun (n.) To get, as profit or advantage; to obtain or acquire by effort or labor; as, to gain a good living.
 noun (n.) To come off winner or victor in; to be successful in; to obtain by competition; as, to gain a battle; to gain a case at law; to gain a prize.
 noun (n.) To draw into any interest or party; to win to one's side; to conciliate.
 noun (n.) To reach; to attain to; to arrive at; as, to gain the top of a mountain; to gain a good harbor.
 noun (n.) To get, incur, or receive, as loss, harm, or damage.
 adjective (a.) Convenient; suitable; direct; near; handy; dexterous; easy; profitable; cheap; respectable.
 verb (v. t.) That which is gained, obtained, or acquired, as increase, profit, advantage, or benefit; -- opposed to loss.
 verb (v. t.) The obtaining or amassing of profit or valuable possessions; acquisition; accumulation.
 verb (v. i.) To have or receive advantage or profit; to acquire gain; to grow rich; to advance in interest, health, or happiness; to make progress; as, the sick man gains daily.

gainpainnoun (n.) Bread-gainer; -- a term applied in the Middle Ages to the sword of a hired soldier.

germainadjective (a.) See Germane.

grainnoun (v. & n.) See Groan.
 noun (n.) A single small hard seed; a kernel, especially of those plants, like wheat, whose seeds are used for food.
 noun (n.) The fruit of certain grasses which furnish the chief food of man, as corn, wheat, rye, oats, etc., or the plants themselves; -- used collectively.
 noun (n.) Any small, hard particle, as of sand, sugar, salt, etc.; hence, any minute portion or particle; as, a grain of gunpowder, of pollen, of starch, of sense, of wit, etc.
 noun (n.) The unit of the English system of weights; -- so called because considered equal to the average of grains taken from the middle of the ears of wheat. 7,000 grains constitute the pound avoirdupois, and 5,760 grains the pound troy. A grain is equal to .0648 gram. See Gram.
 noun (n.) A reddish dye made from the coccus insect, or kermes; hence, a red color of any tint or hue, as crimson, scarlet, etc.; sometimes used by the poets as equivalent to Tyrian purple.
 noun (n.) The composite particles of any substance; that arrangement of the particles of any body which determines its comparative roughness or hardness; texture; as, marble, sugar, sandstone, etc., of fine grain.
 noun (n.) The direction, arrangement, or appearance of the fibers in wood, or of the strata in stone, slate, etc.
 noun (n.) The fiber which forms the substance of wood or of any fibrous material.
 noun (n.) The hair side of a piece of leather, or the marking on that side.
 noun (n.) The remains of grain, etc., after brewing or distillation; hence, any residuum. Also called draff.
 noun (n.) A rounded prominence on the back of a sepal, as in the common dock. See Grained, a., 4.
 noun (n.) To yield fruit.
 noun (n.) To form grains, or to assume a granular ferm, as the result of crystallization; to granulate.
 noun (n.) A branch of a tree; a stalk or stem of a plant.
 noun (n.) A tine, prong, or fork.
 noun (n.) One the branches of a valley or of a river.
 noun (n.) An iron first speak or harpoon, having four or more barbed points.
 noun (n.) A blade of a sword, knife, etc.
 noun (n.) A thin piece of metal, used in a mold to steady a core.
 adjective (a.) Temper; natural disposition; inclination.
 adjective (a.) A sort of spice, the grain of paradise.
 verb (v. t.) To paint in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To form (powder, sugar, etc.) into grains.
 verb (v. t.) To take the hair off (skins); to soften and raise the grain of (leather, etc.).

grosgrainadjective (a.) Of a coarse texture; -- applied to silk with a heavy thread running crosswise.

hindbrainnoun (n.) The posterior of the three principal divisions of the brain, including the epencephalon and metencephalon. Sometimes restricted to the epencephalon only.

hogchainnoun (n.) A chain or tie rod, in a boat or barge, to prevent the vessel from hogging.

incertainnoun (n.) Uncertain; doubtful; unsteady.

ingrainnoun (n.) An ingrain fabric, as a carpet.
 adjective (a.) Dyed with grain, or kermes.
 adjective (a.) Dyed before manufacture, -- said of the material of a textile fabric; hence, in general, thoroughly inwrought; forming an essential part of the substance.
 verb (v. t.) To dye with or in grain or kermes.
 verb (v. t.) To dye in the grain, or before manufacture.
 verb (v. t.) To work into the natural texture or into the mental or moral constitution of; to stain; to saturate; to imbue; to infix deeply.

interbrainnoun (n.) See Thalamencephalon.

jainnoun (n.) Alt. of Jaina

kainnoun (n.) Poultry, etc., required by the lease to be paid in kind by a tenant to his landlord.

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


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


caimacamnoun (n.) The governor of a sanjak or district in Turkey.

caimannoun (n.) See Cayman.

caiquenoun (n.) A light skiff or rowboat used on the Bosporus; also, a Levantine vessel of larger size.

cairdnoun (n.) A traveling tinker; also a tramp or sturdy beggar.

cairnnoun (n.) A rounded or conical heap of stones erected by early inhabitants of the British Isles, apparently as a sepulchral monument.
 noun (n.) A pile of stones heaped up as a landmark, or to arrest attention, as in surveying, or in leaving traces of an exploring party, etc.

caissonnoun (n.) A chest to hold ammunition.
 noun (n.) A four-wheeled carriage for conveying ammunition, consisting of two parts, a body and a limber. In light field batteries there is one caisson to each piece, having two ammunition boxes on the body, and one on the limber.
 noun (n.) A chest filled with explosive materials, to be laid in the way of an enemy and exploded on his approach.
 noun (n.) A water-tight box, of timber or iron within which work is carried on in building foundations or structures below the water level.
 noun (n.) A hollow floating box, usually of iron, which serves to close the entrances of docks and basins.
 noun (n.) A structure, usually with an air chamber, placed beneath a vessel to lift or float it.
 noun (n.) A sunk panel of ceilings or soffits.

caitiffnoun (n.) A captive; a prisoner.
 noun (n.) A wretched or unfortunate man.
 noun (n.) A mean, despicable person; one whose character meanness and wickedness meet.
 adjective (a.) Captive; wretched; unfortunate.
 adjective (a.) Base; wicked and mean; cowardly; despicable.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH CAŻN:

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

cabezonnoun (n.) A California fish (Hemilepidotus spinosus), allied to the sculpin.

cabinnoun (n.) A cottage or small house; a hut.
 noun (n.) A small room; an inclosed place.
 noun (n.) A room in ship for officers or passengers.
 verb (v. i.) To live in, or as in, a cabin; to lodge.
 verb (v. t.) To confine in, or as in, a cabin.

cabireannoun (n.) One of the Cabiri.

cabirianadjective (a.) Same as Cabiric.

cabmannoun (n.) The driver of a cab.

caburnnoun (n.) A small line made of spun yarn, to bind or worm cables, seize tackles, etc.

cachinnationnoun (n.) Loud or immoderate laughter; -- often a symptom of hysterical or maniacal affections.

cacodemonnoun (n.) An evil spirit; a devil or demon.
 noun (n.) The nightmare.

cacoonnoun (n.) One of the seeds or large beans of a tropical vine (Entada scandens) used for making purses, scent bottles, etc.

cadmeanadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Cadmus, a fabulous prince of Thebes, who was said to have introduced into Greece the sixteen simple letters of the alphabet -- /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /. These are called Cadmean letters.

cadmianadjective (a.) See Cadmean.

caduceanadjective (a.) Of or belonging to Mercury's caduceus, or wand.

caeciliannoun (n.) A limbless amphibian belonging to the order Caeciliae or Ophimorpha. See Ophiomorpha.

caesareanadjective (a.) Alt. of Caesarian

caesarianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Caesar or the Caesars; imperial.

caftannoun (n.) A garment worn throughout the Levant, consisting of a long gown with sleeves reaching below the hands. It is generally fastened by a belt or sash.
 verb (v. t.) To clothe with a caftan.

calamistrationnoun (n.) The act or process of curling the hair.

calcedonnoun (n.) A foul vein, like chalcedony, in some precious stones.

calcedonianadjective (a.) See Chalcedonic.

calcificationnoun (n.) The process of change into a stony or calcareous substance by the deposition of lime salt; -- normally, as in the formation of bone and of teeth; abnormally, as in calcareous degeneration of tissue.

calcinationnoun (n.) The act or process of disintegrating a substance, or rendering it friable by the action of heat, esp. by the expulsion of some volatile matter, as when carbonic and acid is expelled from carbonate of calcium in the burning of limestone in order to make lime.
 noun (n.) The act or process of reducing a metal to an oxide or metallic calx; oxidation.

calcitrationnoun (n.) Act of kicking.

calculationnoun (n.) The act or process, or the result, of calculating; computation; reckoning, estimate.
 noun (n.) An expectation based on circumstances.

caldronnoun (n.) A large kettle or boiler of copper, brass, or iron. [Written also cauldron.]

caledoniannoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Caledonia or Scotland.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Caledonia or Scotland; Scottish; Scotch.

calefactionnoun (n.) The act of warming or heating; the production of heat in a body by the action of fire, or by communication of heat from other bodies.
 noun (n.) The state of being heated.

calendulinnoun (n.) A gummy or mucilaginous tasteless substance obtained from the marigold or calendula, and analogous to bassorin.

calfskinnoun (n.) The hide or skin of a calf; or leather made of the skin.

calibrationnoun (n.) The process of estimating the caliber a tube, as of a thermometer tube, in order to graduate it to a scale of degrees; also, more generally, the determination of the true value of the spaces in any graduated instrument.

californiannoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of California.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to California.

caligationnoun (n.) Dimness; cloudiness.

calinnoun (n.) An alloy of lead and tin, of which the Chinese make tea canisters.

calkinnoun (n.) A calk on a shoe. See Calk, n., 1.

callisectionnoun (n.) Painless vivisection; -- opposed to sentisection.

callithumpianadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a callithump.

callosanadjective (a.) Of the callosum.

calorificationnoun (n.) Production of heat, esp. animal heat.

calumbinnoun (n.) A bitter principle extracted as a white crystalline substance from the calumba root.

calumniationnoun (n.) False accusation of crime or offense, or a malicious and false representation of the words or actions of another, with a view to injure his good name.

calyonnoun (n.) Flint or pebble stone, used in building walls, etc.

cambriannoun (n.) A native of Cambria or Wales.
 noun (n.) The Cambrian formation.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Cambria or Wales.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the lowest subdivision of the rocks of the Silurian or Molluscan age; -- sometimes described as inferior to the Silurian. It is named from its development in Cambria or Wales. See the Diagram under Geology.

cameleonnoun (n.) See Chaceleon.

camerationnoun (n.) A vaulting or arching over.

cameroniannoun (n.) A follower of the Rev. Richard Cameron, a Scotch Covenanter of the time of Charles II.

campaignnoun (n.) An open field; a large, open plain without considerable hills. SeeChampaign.
 noun (n.) A connected series of military operations forming a distinct stage in a war; the time during which an army keeps the field.
 noun (n.) Political operations preceding an election; a canvass.
 noun (n.) The period during which a blast furnace is continuously in operation.
 verb (v. i.) To serve in a campaign.

campanulariannoun (n.) A hydroid of the family ampanularidae, characterized by having the polyps or zooids inclosed in bell-shaped calicles or hydrothecae.

campestrianadjective (a.) Relating to an open fields; drowing in a field; growing in a field, or open ground.

camphogennoun (n.) See Cymene.

campionnoun (n.) A plant of the Pink family (Cucubalus bacciferus), bearing berries regarded as poisonous.

cannoun (n.) A drinking cup; a vessel for holding liquids.
 noun (n.) A vessel or case of tinned iron or of sheet metal, of various forms, but usually cylindrical; as, a can of tomatoes; an oil can; a milk can.
 verb (v. t.) To preserve by putting in sealed cans
 verb (v. t. & i.) To know; to understand.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To be able to do; to have power or influence.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To be able; -- followed by an infinitive without to; as, I can go, but do not wish to.
  () an obs. form of began, imp. & p. p. of Begin, sometimes used in old poetry. [See Gan.]

canadiannoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Canada.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Canada.

canakinnoun (n.) A little can or cup.

canalizationnoun (n.) Construction of, or furnishing with, a canal or canals.

cancannoun (n.) A rollicking French dance, accompanied by indecorous or extravagant postures and gestures.

cancellareanadjective (a.) Cancellarean.

cancellationnoun (n.) The act, process, or result of canceling; as, the cansellation of certain words in a contract, or of the contract itself.
 noun (n.) The operation of striking out common factors, in both the dividend and divisor.

cancerationnoun (n.) The act or state of becoming cancerous or growing into a cancer.

cannabinnoun (n.) A poisonous resin extracted from hemp (Cannabis sativa, variety Indica). The narcotic effects of hasheesh are due to this resin.

cannikinnoun (n.) A small can or drinking vessel.

cannonnoun (n.) A great gun; a piece of ordnance or artillery; a firearm for discharging heavy shot with great force.
 noun (n.) A hollow cylindrical piece carried by a revolving shaft, on which it may, however, revolve independently.
 noun (n.) A kind of type. See Canon.
 noun (n. & v.) See Carom.
 verb (v. i.) To discharge cannon.
 verb (v. i.) To collide or strike violently, esp. so as to glance off or rebound; to strike and rebound.
  (pl. ) of Cannon

canoemannoun (n.) One who uses a canoe; one who travels in a canoe.

canonnoun (n.) A law or rule.
 noun (n.) A law, or rule of doctrine or discipline, enacted by a council and confirmed by the pope or the sovereign; a decision, regulation, code, or constitution made by ecclesiastical authority.
 noun (n.) The collection of books received as genuine Holy Scriptures, called the sacred canon, or general rule of moral and religious duty, given by inspiration; the Bible; also, any one of the canonical Scriptures. See Canonical books, under Canonical, a.
 noun (n.) In monasteries, a book containing the rules of a religious order.
 noun (n.) A catalogue of saints acknowledged and canonized in the Roman Catholic Church.
 noun (n.) A member of a cathedral chapter; a person who possesses a prebend in a cathedral or collegiate church.
 noun (n.) A musical composition in which the voices begin one after another, at regular intervals, successively taking up the same subject. It either winds up with a coda (tailpiece), or, as each voice finishes, commences anew, thus forming a perpetual fugue or round. It is the strictest form of imitation. See Imitation.
 noun (n.) The largest size of type having a specific name; -- so called from having been used for printing the canons of the church.
 noun (n.) The part of a bell by which it is suspended; -- called also ear and shank.
 noun (n.) See Carom.

ca–onnoun (n.) A deep gorge, ravine, or gulch, between high and steep banks, worn by water courses.

canonizationnoun (n.) The final process or decree (following beatifacation) by which the name of a deceased person is placed in the catalogue (canon) of saints and commended to perpetual veneration and invocation.
 noun (n.) The state of being canonized or sainted.

cantabrianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Cantabria on the Bay of Biscay in Spain.

cantabrigiannoun (n.) A native or resident of Cambridge; esp. a student or graduate of the university of Cambridge, England.

cantationnoun (n.) A singing.

canteennoun (n.) A vessel used by soldiers for carrying water, liquor, or other drink.
 noun (n.) The sutler's shop in a garrison; also, a chest containing culinary and other vessels for officers.

cantharidinnoun (n.) The active principle of the cantharis, or Spanish fly, a volatile, acrid, bitter solid, crystallizing in four-sided prisms.

cantillationnoun (n.) A chanting; recitation or reading with musical modulations.

cantionnoun (n.) A song or verses.

cantonnoun (n.) A song or canto
 noun (n.) A small portion; a division; a compartment.
 noun (n.) A small community or clan.
 noun (n.) A small territorial district; esp. one of the twenty-two independent states which form the Swiss federal republic; in France, a subdivision of an arrondissement. See Arrondissement.
 noun (n.) A division of a shield occupying one third part of the chief, usually on the dexter side, formed by a perpendicular line from the top of the shield, meeting a horizontal line from the side.
 verb (v. i.) To divide into small parts or districts; to mark off or separate, as a distinct portion or division.
 verb (v. i.) To allot separate quarters to, as to different parts or divisions of an army or body of troops.

cantoonnoun (n.) A cotton stuff showing a fine cord on one side and a satiny surface on the other.

canyonnoun (n.) The English form of the Spanish word Ca–on.

caoutchinnoun (n.) An inflammable, volatile, oily, liquid hydrocarbon, obtained by the destructive distillation of caoutchouc.

caoutchoucinnoun (n.) See Caoutchin.

caparisonnoun (n.) An ornamental covering or housing for a horse; the harness or trappings of a horse, taken collectively, esp. when decorative.
 noun (n.) Gay or rich clothing.
 verb (v. t.) To cover with housings, as a horse; to harness or fit out with decorative trappings, as a horse.
 verb (v. t.) To aborn with rich dress; to dress.

capelannoun (n.) See Capelin.

capelinnoun (n.) A small marine fish (Mallotus villosus) of the family Salmonidae, very abundant on the coasts of Greenland, Iceland, Newfoundland, and Alaska. It is used as a bait for the cod.

capillationnoun (n.) A capillary blood vessel.

capitalizationnoun (n.) The act or process of capitalizing.

capitationnoun (n.) A numbering of heads or individuals.
 noun (n.) A tax upon each head or person, without reference to property; a poll tax.

capitolianadjective (a.) Alt. of Capitoline

capitulationnoun (n.) A reducing to heads or articles; a formal agreement.
 noun (n.) The act of capitulating or surrendering to an emeny upon stipulated terms.
 noun (n.) The instrument containing the terms of an agreement or surrender.

caplinnoun (n.) See Capelin.
 noun (n.) Alt. of Capling

caponnoun (n.) A castrated cock, esp. when fattened; a male chicken gelded to improve his flesh for the table.
 verb (v. t.) To castrate; to make a capon of.

capricornnoun (n.) The tenth sign of zodiac, into which the sun enters at the winter solstice, about December 21. See Tropic.
 noun (n.) A southern constellation, represented on ancient monuments by the figure of a goat, or a figure with its fore part like a fish.

caprificationnoun (n.) The practice of hanging, upon the cultivated fig tree, branches of the wild fig infested with minute hymenopterous insects.

capsaicinnoun (n.) A colorless crystalline substance extracted from the Capsicum annuum, and giving off vapors of intense acridity.

capsicinnoun (n.) A red liquid or soft resin extracted from various species of capsicum.

capstannoun (n.) A vertical cleated drum or cylinder, revolving on an upright spindle, and surmounted by a drumhead with sockets for bars or levers. It is much used, especially on shipboard, for moving or raising heavy weights or exerting great power by traction upon a rope or cable, passing around the drum. It is operated either by steam power or by a number of men walking around the capstan, each pushing on the end of a lever fixed in its socket.

captationnoun (n.) A courting of favor or applause, by flattery or address; a captivating quality; an attraction.

captionnoun (n.) A caviling; a sophism.
 noun (n.) The act of taking or arresting a person by judicial process.
 noun (n.) That part of a legal instrument, as a commission, indictment, etc., which shows where, when, and by what authority, it was taken, found, or executed.
 noun (n.) The heading of a chapter, section, or page.

captivationnoun (n.) The act of captivating.

capuchinnoun (n.) A Franciscan monk of the austere branch established in 1526 by Matteo di Baschi, distinguished by wearing the long pointed cowl or capoch of St. Francis.
 noun (n.) A garment for women, consisting of a cloak and hood, resembling, or supposed to resemble, that of capuchin monks.
 noun (n.) A long-tailed South American monkey (Cabus capucinus), having the forehead naked and wrinkled, with the hair on the crown reflexed and resembling a monk's cowl, the rest being of a grayish white; -- called also capucine monkey, weeper, sajou, sapajou, and sai.
 noun (n.) Other species of Cabus, as C. fatuellus (the brown or horned capucine.), C. albifrons (the cararara), and C. apella.
 noun (n.) A variety of the domestic pigeon having a hoodlike tuft of feathers on the head and sides of the neck.

capulinnoun (n.) The Mexican cherry (Prunus Capollin).

carageennoun (n.) Alt. of Caragheen

caragheennoun (n.) See Carrageen.

caravannoun (n.) A company of travelers, pilgrims, or merchants, organized and equipped for a long journey, or marching or traveling together, esp. through deserts and countries infested by robbers or hostile tribes, as in Asia or Africa.
 noun (n.) A large, covered wagon, or a train of such wagons, for conveying wild beasts, etc., for exhibition; an itinerant show, as of wild beasts.
 noun (n.) A covered vehicle for carrying passengers or for moving furniture, etc.; -- sometimes shorted into van.

carbonnoun (n.) An elementary substance, not metallic in its nature, which is present in all organic compounds. Atomic weight 11.97. Symbol C. it is combustible, and forms the base of lampblack and charcoal, and enters largely into mineral coals. In its pure crystallized state it constitutes the diamond, the hardest of known substances, occuring in monometric crystals like the octahedron, etc. Another modification is graphite, or blacklead, and in this it is soft, and occurs in hexagonal prisms or tables. When united with oxygen it forms carbon dioxide, commonly called carbonic acid, or carbonic oxide, according to the proportions of the oxygen; when united with hydrogen, it forms various compounds called hydrocarbons. Compare Diamond, and Graphite.
 noun (n.) A carbon rod or pencil used in an arc lamp; also, a plate or piece of carbon used as one of the elements of a voltaic battery.