Name Report For First Name CHAN:

CHAN

First name CHAN's origins are Hindu and Spanish. CHAN means "shining chander" (Hindu) and "nickname for john" in Spanish. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with CHAN below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of chan.(Brown names are of the same origin (Hindu,Spanish) with CHAN and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with CHAN - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming CHAN

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES CHAN AS A WHOLE:

achan chanya chandara chandra chanda channa buadhachan ceileachan eachann erchanbold chana chanel chanell chanelle channelle chantae chantal chantalle chantay chante chantel chantell chantelle chantrell brochan brychan buchanan ceallachan chance chancellor chancey chandler chane chaney chanler chano chansomps eachan seanachan siodhachan krischanr erchanhardt corcurachan chandi chandria chanah channing melechan chanan chanoch chann channe channon

NAMES RHYMING WITH CHAN (According to last letters):

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

lishan nishan shoushan siobhan farhan ferhan lahthan burhan nabhan rayhan aodhhan ciardubhan gabhan gaelbhan stiabhan johan khan than maeghan meghan reaghan siubhan aahan aeshan alhan aodhan athan baethan banbhan beathan bothan callaghan callahan dubhan eghan eithan eoghan eshan garbhan han johnathan jonathan keaghan leathan maolruadhan matthan monohan naomhan reghan rohan roshan ruadhan shan shanahan sheehan sruthan stephan strahan subhan suileabhan vaughan zephan nathan ethan sluaghan loghan deasmumhan cobhan caomhan comhghan

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

ayan iman loiyan saran anan hanan janan rukan sawsan wijdan siran morgan regan nuallan jolan yasiman ran papan teyacapan tonalnan shuman lilian bian tan abdiraxman aman hassan labaan sultan taban

NAMES RHYMING WITH CHAN (According to first letters):

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

cha cha'akmongwi cha'kwaina cha'risa cha'tima chaba chabah chace chad chadburn chadburne chadbyrne chadwi chadwick chadwik chadwyk chafulumisa chaga chagai chaim chaisly chait chaitra chaka chakierra chalchiuitl chalina chalise chalmer chalmers chamorra chamunda chamyle chapa chapalu chapin chapman chappel chappell char chardae chardanae chardonnay charee charion charis charise charissa chariste charity charla charlaine charlayne charlee charleen charleena charlena charlene charles charleson charleston charleton charlette charley charli charlie charline charlique charlisa charlise charlita charlize charlot charlotta charlotte charlton charly charlyn charlynn charmain charmaine charmayne charmine charo charon charrai charro charumati charybdis chas chas-chunk-a chase chasen chaseyn chasidah chassidy chasya chasye chatha chatham

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH CHAN:

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

cadan caden cadman cadmon cadwallon caedmon caedon caelan caerleon caerlion cailean cailen cailin caillen cailyn cain caitilin caitlan caitlin caitlinn caitlyn caitlynn caitrin calan calhoun caliburn calidan calin camarin camaron camdan camden camdin camdyn camelon cameron cameryn camlann camren camron camryn camshron caoilfhinnn caoilfhionn caoimhghin caolabhuinn caolan 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 ceannfhionn ceapmann ceastun ceawlin cein celdtun celidon celyddon cendrillon cenon cercyon cerin cetewin chattan chatwin

English Words Rhyming CHAN

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES CHAN AS A WHOLE:

antitrochanternoun (n.) An articular surface on the ilium of birds against which the great trochanter of the femur plays.

archangelnoun (n.) A chief angel; one high in the celestial hierarchy.
 noun (n.) A term applied to several different species of plants (Angelica archangelica, Lamium album, etc.).

archangelicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to archangels; of the nature of, or resembling, an archangel.

archchancellornoun (n.) A chief chancellor; -- an officer in the old German empire, who presided over the secretaries of the court.

astrachannoun (a. & n.) See Astrakhan.

aeromechanicnoun (n.) A mechanic or mechanician expert in the art and practice of aeronautics.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Aeromechanical

aeromechanicaladjective (a.) Of or pert. to aeromechanics.

aeromechanicsnoun (n.) The science of equilibrium and motion of air or an aeriform fluid, including aerodynamics and aerostatics.

bacchanalnoun (n.) A devotee of Bacchus; one who indulges in drunken revels; one who is noisy and riotous when intoxicated; a carouser.
 noun (n.) The festival of Bacchus; the bacchanalia.
 noun (n.) Drunken revelry; an orgy.
 noun (n.) A song or dance in honor of Bacchus.
 adjective (a.) Relating to Bacchus or his festival.
 adjective (a.) Engaged in drunken revels; drunken and riotous or noisy.

bacchanalianoun (n. pl.) A feast or an orgy in honor of Bacchus.
 noun (n. pl.) Hence: A drunken feast; drunken reveler.

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

bacchanalianismnoun (n.) The practice of bacchanalians; bacchanals; drunken revelry.

bacchantnoun (n.) A priest of Bacchus.
 noun (n.) A bacchanal; a reveler.
 adjective (a.) Bacchanalian; fond of drunken revelry; wine-loving; reveling; carousing.

bacchantenoun (n.) A priestess of Bacchus.
 noun (n.) A female bacchanal.

bacchanticadjective (a.) Bacchanalian.

brochantitenoun (n.) A basic sulphate of copper, occurring in emerald-green crystals.

chancenoun (n.) A supposed material or psychical agent or mode of activity other than a force, law, or purpose; fortune; fate; -- in this sense often personified.
 noun (n.) The operation or activity of such agent.
 noun (n.) The supposed effect of such an agent; something that befalls, as the result of unknown or unconsidered forces; the issue of uncertain conditions; an event not calculated upon; an unexpected occurrence; a happening; accident; fortuity; casualty.
 noun (n.) A possibility; a likelihood; an opportunity; -- with reference to a doubtful result; as, a chance to escape; a chance for life; the chances are all against him.
 noun (n.) Probability.
 adjective (a.) Happening by chance; casual.
 verb (v. i.) To happen, come, or arrive, without design or expectation.
 verb (v. t.) To take the chances of; to venture upon; -- usually with it as object.
 verb (v. t.) To befall; to happen to.
 adverb (adv.) By chance; perchance.

chancingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Chance

chanceableadjective (a.) Fortuitous; casual.

chancefuladjective (a.) Hazardous.

chancellerynoun (n.) Chancellorship.

chancellornoun (n.) A judicial court of chancery, which in England and in the United States is distinctively a court with equity jurisdiction.

chancellorshipnoun (n.) The office of a chancellor; the time during which one is chancellor.

chancerynoun (n.) In England, formerly, the highest court of judicature next to the Parliament, exercising jurisdiction at law, but chiefly in equity; but under the jurisdiction act of 1873 it became the chancery division of the High Court of Justice, and now exercises jurisdiction only in equity.
 noun (n.) In the Unites States, a court of equity; equity; proceeding in equity.

chancrenoun (n.) A venereal sore or ulcer; specifically, the initial lesion of true syphilis, whether forming a distinct ulcer or not; -- called also hard chancre, indurated chancre, and Hunterian chancre.

chancroidnoun (n.) A venereal sore, resembling a chancre in its seat and some external characters, but differing from it in being the starting point of a purely local process and never of a systemic disease; -- called also soft chancre.

chancrousadjective (a.) Of the nature of a chancre; having chancre.

chandeliernoun (n.) A candlestick, lamp, stand, gas fixture, or the like, having several branches; esp., one hanging from the ceiling.
 noun (n.) A movable parapet, serving to support fascines to cover pioneers.

chandlernoun (n.) A maker or seller of candles.
 noun (n.) A dealer in other commodities, which are indicated by a word prefixed; as, ship chandler, corn chandler.

chandlerlyadjective (a.) Like a chandler; in a petty way.

chandlerynoun (n.) Commodities sold by a chandler.

chandoonoun (n.) An extract or preparation of opium, used in China and India for smoking.

chandrynoun (n.) Chandlery.

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

changingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Change

changeabilitynoun (n.) Changeableness.

changeableadjective (a.) Capable of change; subject to alteration; mutable; variable; fickle; inconstant; as, a changeable humor.
 adjective (a.) Appearing different, as in color, in different lights, or under different circumstances; as, changeable silk.

changeablenessnoun (n.) The quality of being changeable; fickleness; inconstancy; mutability.

changefuladjective (a.) Full of change; mutable; inconstant; fickle; uncertain.

changelessadjective (a.) That can not be changed; constant; as, a changeless purpose.

changelingnoun (n.) One who, or that which, is left or taken in the place of another, as a child exchanged by fairies.
 noun (n.) A simpleton; an idiot.
 noun (n.) One apt to change; a waverer.
 adjective (a.) Taken or left in place of another; changed.
 adjective (a.) Given to change; inconstant.

changernoun (n.) One who changes or alters the form of anything.
 noun (n.) One who deals in or changes money.
 noun (n.) One apt to change; an inconstant person.

chanknoun (n.) The East Indian name for the large spiral shell of several species of sea conch much used in making bangles, esp. Turbinella pyrum. Called also chank chell.

channelnoun (n.) The hollow bed where a stream of water runs or may run.
 noun (n.) The deeper part of a river, harbor, strait, etc., where the main current flows, or which affords the best and safest passage for vessels.
 noun (n.) A strait, or narrow sea, between two portions of lands; as, the British Channel.
 noun (n.) That through which anything passes; means of passing, conveying, or transmitting; as, the news was conveyed to us by different channels.
 noun (n.) A gutter; a groove, as in a fluted column.
 noun (n.) Flat ledges of heavy plank bolted edgewise to the outside of a vessel, to increase the spread of the shrouds and carry them clear of the bulwarks.
 verb (v. t.) To form a channel in; to cut or wear a channel or channels in; to groove.
 verb (v. t.) To course through or over, as in a channel.

channelingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Channel
 noun (n.) The act or process of forming a channel or channels.
 noun (n.) A channel or a system of channels; a groove.

chansonnoun (n.) A song.

chansonnettenoun (n.) A little song.

chantingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Chant
 noun (n.) Singing, esp. as a chant is sung.

chantantadjective (a.) Composed in a melodious and singing style.

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


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


acalephannoun (n.) One of the Acalephae.

acrolithanadjective (a.) Alt. of Acrolithic

afghannoun (n.) A native of Afghanistan.
 noun (n.) A kind of worsted blanket or wrap.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Afghanistan.

astrakhannoun (n.) The skin of stillborn or young lambs of that region, the curled wool of which resembles fur.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Astrakhan in Russia or its products; made of an Astrakhan skin.

ataghannoun (n.) See Yataghan.

attaghannoun (n.) See Yataghan.

cisleithanadjective (a.) On the Austrian side of the river Leitha; Austrian.

clachannoun (n.) A small village containing a church.

elizabethannoun (n.) One who lived in England in the time of Queen Elizabeth.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to Queen Elizabeth or her times, esp. to the architecture or literature of her reign; as, the Elizabethan writers, drama, literature.

khannoun (n.) A king; a prince; a chief; a governor; -- so called among the Tartars, Turks, and Persians, and in countries now or formerly governed by them.
 noun (n.) An Eastern inn or caravansary.

koluschanadjective (a.) Alt. of Kolushan

kolushanadjective (a.) Designating, or pert. to, a linguistic stock of North American Indians comprising the Tlinkit tribes of the Alexander Archipelago of southeastern Alaska and adjacent coast lands. Their language bears some affinity to Mexican tongues.

leiotrichannoun (n.) One of the Leiotrichi.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Leiotrichi.

leviathannoun (n.) An aquatic animal, described in the book of Job, ch. xli., and mentioned in other passages of Scripture.
 noun (n.) The whale, or a great whale.

lochannoun (n.) A small lake; a pond.

myophannoun (n.) A contractile striated layer found in the bodies and stems of certain Infusoria.

orphannoun (n.) A child bereaved of both father and mother; sometimes, also, a child who has but one parent living.
 adjective (a.) Bereaved of parents, or (sometimes) of one parent.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to become an orphan; to deprive of parents.

oulachannoun (n.) Same as Eulachon.

spleuchannoun (n.) A pouch, as for tobacco.

trillachannoun (n.) The oyster catcher.

ulotrichannoun (n.) One of the Ulotrichi.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ulotrichi.

yataghannoun (n.) A long knife, or short saber, common among Mohammedan nations, usually having a double curve, sometimes nearly straight.

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


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


chamomilenoun (n.) A genus of herbs (Anthemis) of the Composite family. The common camomile, A. nobilis, is used as a popular remedy. Its flowers have a strong and fragrant and a bitter, aromatic taste. They are tonic, febrifugal, and in large doses emetic, and the volatile oil is carminative.
 noun (n.) See Camomile.

chabnoun (n.) The red-bellied wood pecker (Melanerpes Carolinus).

chabasitenoun (n.) Alt. of Cabazite

chablisnoun (n.) A white wine made near Chablis, a town in France.
 noun (n.) a white wine resembling Chablis{1}, but made elsewhere, as in California.

chabouknoun (n.) Alt. of Chabuk

chabuknoun (n.) A long whip, such as is used in the East in the infliction of punishment.

chacenoun (n.) See 3d Chase, n., 3.
 verb (v. t.) To pursue. See Chase v. t.

chachalacanoun (n.) The Texan guan (Ortalis vetula).

chacmanoun (n.) A large species of African baboon (Cynocephalus porcarius); -- called also ursine baboon. [See Illust. of Baboon.]

chaconnenoun (n.) An old Spanish dance in moderate three-four measure, like the Passacaglia, which is slower. Both are used by classical composers as themes for variations.

chadnoun (n.) See Shad.

chaetetesnoun (n.) A genus of fossil corals, common in the lower Silurian limestones.

chaetiferousadjective (a.) Bearing setae.

chaetodontnoun (n.) A marine fish of the family Chaetodontidae. The chaetodonts have broad, compressed bodies, and usually bright colors.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Chaetodonts or the family Chaetodontidae.

chaetognathadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Chaetognatha.

chaetognathanoun (n. pl.) An order of free-swimming marine worms, of which the genus Sagitta is the type. They have groups of curved spines on each side of the head.

chaetopodnoun (n.) One of the Chaetopoda.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to the Chaetopoda.

chaetopodanoun (n. pl.) A very extensive order of Annelida, characterized by the presence of lateral setae, or spines, on most or all of the segments. They are divided into two principal groups: Oligochaeta, including the earthworms and allied forms, and Polychaeta, including most of the marine species.

chaetotaxynoun (n.) The arrangement of bristles on an insect.

chafingnoun (p pr. & vb. n.) of Chafe
 verb (v. t.) The act of rubbing, or wearing by friction; making by rubbing.

chafenoun (n.) Heat excited by friction.
 noun (n.) Injury or wear caused by friction.
 noun (n.) Vexation; irritation of mind; rage.
 verb (v. t.) To excite heat in by friction; to rub in order to stimulate and make warm.
 verb (v. t.) To excite passion or anger in; to fret; to irritate.
 verb (v. t.) To fret and wear by rubbing; as, to chafe a cable.
 verb (v. i.) To rub; to come together so as to wear by rubbing; to wear by friction.
 verb (v. i.) To be worn by rubbing; as, a cable chafes.
 verb (v. i.) To have a feeling of vexation; to be vexed; to fret; to be irritated.

chafernoun (n.) One who chafes.
 noun (n.) A vessel for heating water; -- hence, a dish or pan.
 noun (n.) A kind of beetle; the cockchafer. The name is also applied to other species; as, the rose chafer.

chafewaxnoun (n.) Alt. of Chaffwax

chaffwaxnoun (n.) Formerly a chancery officer who fitted wax for sealing writs and other documents.

chafeweednoun (n.) The cudweed (Gnaphalium), used to prevent or cure chafing.

chaffnoun (n.) The glumes or husks of grains and grasses separated from the seed by threshing and winnowing, etc.
 noun (n.) Anything of a comparatively light and worthless character; the refuse part of anything.
 noun (n.) Straw or hay cut up fine for the food of cattle.
 noun (n.) Light jesting talk; banter; raillery.
 noun (n.) The scales or bracts on the receptacle, which subtend each flower in the heads of many Compositae, as the sunflower.
 verb (v. i.) To use light, idle language by way of fun or ridicule; to banter.
 verb (v. t.) To make fun of; to turn into ridicule by addressing in ironical or bantering language; to quiz.

chaffingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Chaff
 noun (n.) The use of light, frivolous language by way of fun or ridicule; raillery; banter.

chaffernoun (n.) One who chaffs.
 noun (n.) Bargaining; merchandise.
 noun (n.) To treat or dispute about a purchase; to bargain; to haggle or higgle; to negotiate.
 noun (n.) To talk much and idly; to chatter.
 verb (v. t.) To buy or sell; to trade in.
 verb (v. t.) To exchange; to bandy, as words.

chafferingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Chaffer

chafferernoun (n.) One who chaffers; a bargainer.

chafferynoun (n.) Traffic; bargaining.

chaffinchnoun (n.) A bird of Europe (Fringilla coelebs), having a variety of very sweet songs, and highly valued as a cage bird; -- called also copper finch.

chafflessadjective (a.) Without chaff.

chaffyadjective (a.) Abounding in, or resembling, chaff.
 adjective (a.) Light or worthless as chaff.
 adjective (a.) Resembling chaff; composed of light dry scales.
 adjective (a.) Bearing or covered with dry scales, as the under surface of certain ferns, or the disk of some composite flowers.

chagreennoun (n.) See Shagreen.

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

chargriningnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Chagrin

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.

chainingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Chain

chainlessadjective (a.) Having no chain; not restrained or fettered.

chainletnoun (n.) A small chain.

chainworknoun (n.) Work looped or linked after the manner of a chain; chain stitch work.

chairnoun (n.) A movable single seat with a back.
 noun (n.) An official seat, as of a chief magistrate or a judge, but esp. that of a professor; hence, the office itself.
 noun (n.) The presiding officer of an assembly; a chairman; as, to address the chair.
 noun (n.) A vehicle for one person; either a sedan borne upon poles, or two-wheeled carriage, drawn by one horse; a gig.
 noun (n.) An iron block used on railways to support the rails and secure them to the sleepers.
 verb (v. t.) To place in a chair.
 verb (v. t.) To carry publicly in a chair in triumph.

chairingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Chair

chairmannoun (n.) The presiding officer of a committee, or of a public or private meeting, or of any organized body.
 noun (n.) One whose business it is to cary a chair or sedan.

chairmanshipnoun (n.) The office of a chairman of a meeting or organized body.

chaisenoun (n.) A two-wheeled carriage for two persons, with a calash top, and the body hung on leather straps, or thorough-braces. It is usually drawn by one horse.
 noun (n.) a carriage in general.

chajanoun (n.) The crested screamer of Brazil (Palamedea, / Chauna, chavaria), so called in imitation of its notes; -- called also chauna, and faithful kamichi. It is often domesticated and is useful in guarding other poultry. See Kamichi.

chalazanoun (n.) The place on an ovule, or seed, where its outer coats cohere with each other and the nucleus.
 noun (n.) A spiral band of thickened albuminous substance which exists in the white of the bird's egg, and serves to maintain the yolk in its position; the treadle.

chalazaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the chalaza.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH CHAN:

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.

caimannoun (n.) See Cayman.

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.

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.

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.

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).