Name Report For First Name CURT:

CURT

First name CURT's origins are French and English. CURT means "from the court" (French) and "abbreviation of curtis courteous. see also cort and kurt" in English. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with CURT below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of curt.(Brown names are of the same origin (French,English) with CURT and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with CURT - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming CURT

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES CURT AS A WHOLE:

curtice curtis curtiss

NAMES RHYMING WITH CURT (According to last letters):

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

meht-urt alburt burt eadburt gilburt halburt kurt osburt radburt seaburt wilburt wurt filburt harcourt court

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

mert beircheart cuthbert sigebert domingart everhart hart radbert wilbert aubert florismart robert raibeart taggart hobart rambert adelbert baldhart stockhart adalbert aethelbert ailbert albert art auhert bart bert bohort bort burkhart calbert calvert colbert colvert cort culbart culbert dealbert delbert eawart elbert englebert evert ewart fitzgilbert gilibeirt gilleabart giselbert guilbert halbart heort herlbert hubert hulbart hurlbart inglebert kort kuhlbert kulbart kulbert lambart lambert odbart odhert orbart osbart pert ramhart sebert sigenert stewart stuart tabbart tahbert talbert urquhart wilbart wilpert tabbert rupert rainart odbert orbert hulbert englbehrt

NAMES RHYMING WITH CURT (According to first letters):

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

cur curcio curney curr curran currito curro

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

cualli cuanaic cuartio cuarto cuauhtemoc cuchulain cuetlachtli cuetzpalli cuicatl cuilean cuimean cuini cuinn cuixtli culain culann culhwch cullan cullen culley cullin cullo culloden cullodena cullodina cully culum culver culzean cumania cumhea cumin cumina cumming cundrie cundry cunningham cuong cupere cus custennin cuthbeorht cutler cuuladh cuyler

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH CURT:

First Names which starts with 'c' and ends with 't':

cait calogrenant camelot carlat cat ceit ceolbeorht chait charlot chet ciatlllait clarissant cleit clint clust cnut colt comfort conant connacht corbett creissant crescent cyst

English Words Rhyming CURT

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES CURT AS A WHOLE:

curtadjective (a.) Characterized by excessive brevity; short; rudely concise; as, curt limits; a curt answer.

curtailingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Curtail

curtailnoun (n.) The scroll termination of any architectural member, as of a step, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To cut off the end or tail, or any part, of; to shorten; to abridge; to diminish; to reduce.

curtailernoun (n.) One who curtails.

curtailmentnoun (n.) The act or result of curtailing or cutting off.

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.

curtainingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Curtain

curtalnoun (n.) A horse with a docked tail; hence, anything cut short.
 adjective (a.) Curt; brief; laconic.

curtananoun (n.) The pointless sword carried before English monarchs at their coronation, and emblematically considered as the sword of mercy; -- also called the sword of Edward the Confessor.

curtateadjective (a.) Shortened or reduced; -- said of the distance of a planet from the sun or earth, as measured in the plane of the ecliptic, or the distance from the sun or earth to that point where a perpendicular, let fall from the planet upon the plane of the ecliptic, meets the ecliptic.

curtationnoun (n.) The interval by which the curtate distance of a planet is less than the true distance.

curteinnoun (n.) Same as Curtana.

curtesadjective (a.) Courteous.

curtesynoun (n.) the life estate which a husband has in the lands of his deceased wife, which by the common law takes effect where he has had issue by her, born alive, and capable of inheriting the lands.

curtilagenoun (n.) A yard, courtyard, or piece of ground, included within the fence surrounding a dwelling house.

curtnessnoun (n.) The quality of bing curt.

curtsynoun (n.) Same as Courtesy, an act of respect.

decurtationnoun (n.) Act of cutting short.

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


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


burtnoun (n.) See Birt.

courtnoun (n.) An inclosed space; a courtyard; an uncovered area shut in by the walls of a building, or by different building; also, a space opening from a street and nearly surrounded by houses; a blind alley.
 noun (n.) The residence of a sovereign, prince, nobleman, or ether dignitary; a palace.
 noun (n.) The collective body of persons composing the retinue of a sovereign or person high in authority; all the surroundings of a sovereign in his regal state.
 noun (n.) Any formal assembling of the retinue of a sovereign; as, to hold a court.
 noun (n.) Attention directed to a person in power; conduct or address designed to gain favor; courtliness of manners; civility; compliment; flattery.
 noun (n.) The hall, chamber, or place, where justice is administered.
 noun (n.) The persons officially assembled under authority of law, at the appropriate time and place, for the administration of justice; an official assembly, legally met together for the transaction of judicial business; a judge or judges sitting for the hearing or trial of causes.
 noun (n.) A tribunal established for the administration of justice.
 noun (n.) The judge or judges; as distinguished from the counsel or jury, or both.
 noun (n.) The session of a judicial assembly.
 noun (n.) Any jurisdiction, civil, military, or ecclesiastical.
 noun (n.) A place arranged for playing the game of tennis; also, one of the divisions of a tennis court.
 verb (v. t.) To endeavor to gain the favor of by attention or flattery; to try to ingratiate one's self with.
 verb (v. t.) To endeavor to gain the affections of; to seek in marriage; to woo.
 verb (v. t.) To attempt to gain; to solicit; to seek.
 verb (v. t.) To invite by attractions; to allure; to attract.
 verb (v. i.) To play the lover; to woo; as, to go courting.

flurtnoun (n.) A flirt.

gurtnoun (n.) A gutter or channel for water, hewn out of the bottom of a working drift.

hurtnoun (n.) A band on a trip-hammer helve, bearing the trunnions.
 noun (n.) A husk. See Husk, 2.
 verb (v. t.) To cause physical pain to; to do bodily harm to; to wound or bruise painfully.
 verb (v. t.) To impar the value, usefulness, beauty, or pleasure of; to damage; to injure; to harm.
 verb (v. t.) To wound the feelings of; to cause mental pain to; to offend in honor or self-respect; to annoy; to grieve.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Hurt

outcourtnoun (n.) An outer or exterior court.

sourtnoun (n.) A sudden or violent ejection or gushing of a liquid, as of water from a tube, orifice, or other confined place, or of blood from a wound; a jet; a spirt.
 noun (n.) A shoot; a bud.
 noun (n.) Fig.: A sudden outbreak; as, a spurt of jealousy.

spurtnoun (n.) A sudden and energetic effort, as in an emergency; an increased exertion for a brief space.
 verb (v. i.) To gush or issue suddenly or violently out in a stream, as liquor from a cask; to rush from a confined place in a small stream or jet; to spirt.
 verb (v. t.) To throw out, as a liquid, in a stream or jet; to drive or force out with violence, as a liquid from a pipe or small orifice; as, to spurt water from the mouth.
 verb (v. i.) To make a sudden and violent exertion, as in an emergency.

sturtnoun (n.) Disturbance; annoyance; care.
 noun (n.) A bargain in tribute mining by which the tributor profits.
 verb (v. i.) To vex; to annoy; to startle.

yaourtnoun (n.) A fermented drink, or milk beer, made by the Turks.

whurtnoun (n.) See Whort.

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


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


curnoun (n.) A mongrel or inferior dog.
 noun (n.) A worthless, snarling fellow; -- used in contempt.

curabilitynoun (n.) The state of being curable; curableness.

curacaonoun (n.) Alt. of Curacoa

curacoanoun (n.) A liqueur, or cordial, flavored with orange peel, cinnamon, and mace; -- first made at the island of Curaccao.

curacynoun (n.) The office or employment of a curate.

curarenoun (n.) Alt. of Curari

curarinoun (n.) A black resinoid extract prepared by the South American Indians from the bark of several species of Strychnos (S. toxifera, etc.). It sometimes has little effect when taken internally, but is quickly fatal when introduced into the blood, and used by the Indians as an arrow poison.

curarinenoun (n.) A deadly alkaloid extracted from the curare poison and from the Strychnos toxifera. It is obtained in crystalline colorless salts.

curassownoun (n.) A large gallinaceous bird of the American genera Crax, Ourax, etc., of the family Cracidae.

curatnoun (n.) A cuirass or breastplate.

curatenoun (n.) One who has the cure of souls; originally, any clergyman, but now usually limited to one who assists a rector or vicar.

curateshipnoun (n.) A curacy.

curationnoun (n.) Cure; healing.

curatornoun (n.) One who has the care and superintendence of anything, as of a museum; a custodian; a keeper.
 noun (n.) One appointed to act as guardian of the estate of a person not legally competent to manage it, or of an absentee; a trustee; a guardian.

curatorshipnoun (n.) The office of a curator.

curatrixnoun (n.) A woman who cures.
 noun (n.) A woman who is a guardian or custodian.

curbingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Curb

curbnoun (n.) That which curbs, restrains, or subdues; a check or hindrance; esp., a chain or strap attached to the upper part of the branches of a bit, and capable of being drawn tightly against the lower jaw of the horse.
 noun (n.) An assemblage of three or more pieces of timber, or a metal member, forming a frame around an opening, and serving to maintain the integrity of that opening; also, a ring of stone serving a similar purpose, as at the eye of a dome.
 noun (n.) A frame or wall round the mouth of a well; also, a frame within a well to prevent the earth caving in.
 noun (n.) A curbstone.
 noun (n.) A swelling on the back part of the hind leg of a horse, just behind the lowest part of the hock joint, generally causing lameness.
 verb (v. t.) To bend or curve
 verb (v. t.) To guide and manage, or restrain, as with a curb; to bend to one's will; to subject; to subdue; to restrain; to confine; to keep in check.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish wich a curb, as a well; also, to restrain by a curb, as a bank of earth.
 verb (v. i.) To bend; to crouch; to cringe.

curblessadjective (a.) Having no curb or restraint.

curbstonenoun (n.) A stone /et along a margin as a and protection, as along the edge of a sidewalk next the roadway; an edge stone.

curchnoun (n.) See Courche.

curculionoun (n.) One of a large group of beetles (Rhynchophora) of many genera; -- called also weevils, snout beetles, billbeetles, and billbugs. Many of the species are very destructive, as the plum curculio, the corn, grain, and rice weevils, etc.

curculionidousadjective (a.) Pertaining to the Curculionideae, or weevil tribe.

curcumanoun (n.) A genus of plants of the order Scitamineae, including the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa).

curcuminnoun (n.) The coloring principle of turmeric, or curcuma root, extracted as an orange yellow crystalline substance, C14H14O4, with a green fluorescence.

curdnoun (n.) The coagulated or thickened part of milk, as distinguished from the whey, or watery part. It is eaten as food, especially when made into cheese.
 noun (n.) The coagulated part of any liquid.
 noun (n.) The edible flower head of certain brassicaceous plants, as the broccoli and cauliflower.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to coagulate or thicken; to cause to congeal; to curdle.
 verb (v. i.) To become coagulated or thickened; to separate into curds and whey

curdingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Curd

curdinessnoun (n.) The state of being curdy.

curdlingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Curdle

curdlessadjective (a.) Destitute of curd.

curdyadjective (a.) Like curd; full of curd; coagulated.

curenoun (n.) Care, heed, or attention.
 noun (n.) Spiritual charge; care of soul; the office of a parish priest or of a curate; hence, that which is committed to the charge of a parish priest or of a curate; a curacy; as, to resign a cure; to obtain a cure.
 noun (n.) Medical or hygienic care; remedial treatment of disease; a method of medical treatment; as, to use the water cure.
 noun (n.) Act of healing or state of being healed; restoration to health from disease, or to soundness after injury.
 noun (n.) Means of the removal of disease or evil; that which heals; a remedy; a restorative.
 noun (n.) A curate; a pardon.
 verb (v. t.) To heal; to restore to health, soundness, or sanity; to make well; -- said of a patient.
 verb (v. t.) To subdue or remove by remedial means; to remedy; to remove; to heal; -- said of a malady.
 verb (v. t.) To set free from (something injurious or blameworthy), as from a bad habit.
 verb (v. t.) To prepare for preservation or permanent keeping; to preserve, as by drying, salting, etc.; as, to cure beef or fish; to cure hay.
 verb (v. i.) To pay heed; to care; to give attention.
 verb (v. i.) To restore health; to effect a cure.
 verb (v. i.) To become healed.
  () Treatment of disease by forms of hydrotherapy, as walking barefoot in the morning dew, baths, wet compresses, cold affusions, etc.; -- so called from its originator, Sebastian Kneipp (1821-97), a German priest.

curingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Cure
  () p. a. & vb. n. of Cure.

cureallnoun (n.) A remedy for all diseases, or for all ills; a panacea.

curelessadjective (a.) Incapable of cure; incurable.

curernoun (n.) One who cures; a healer; a physician.
 noun (n.) One who prepares beef, fish, etc., for preservation by drying, salting, smoking, etc.

curettenoun (n.) A scoop or ring with either a blunt or a cutting edge, for removing substances from the walls of a cavity, as from the eye, ear, or womb.
 verb (v. t.) To scrape with a curette.

curfewnoun (n.) The ringing of an evening bell, originally a signal to the inhabitants to cover fires, extinguish lights, and retire to rest, -- instituted by William the Conqueror; also, the bell itself.
 noun (n.) A utensil for covering the fire.

curianoun (n.) One of the thirty parts into which the Roman people were divided by Romulus.
 noun (n.) The place of assembly of one of these divisions.
 noun (n.) The place where the meetings of the senate were held; the senate house.
 noun (n.) The court of a sovereign or of a feudal lord; also; his residence or his household.
 noun (n.) Any court of justice.
 noun (n.) The Roman See in its temporal aspects, including all the machinery of administration; -- called also curia Romana.

curialismnoun (n.) The view or doctrine of the ultramontane party in the Latin Church.

curialistnoun (n.) One who belongs to the ultramontane party in the Latin Church.

curialisticadjective (a.) Pertaining to a court.
 adjective (a.) Relating or belonging to the ultramontane party in the Latin Church.

curialitynoun (n.) The privileges, prerogatives, or retinue of a court.

curietnoun (n.) A cuirass.

curionoun (n.) Any curiosity or article of virtu.

curiologicadjective (a.) Pertaining to a rude kind of hieroglyphics, in which a thing is represented by its picture instead of by a symbol.

curiositynoun (n.) The state or quality or being curious; nicety; accuracy; exactness; elaboration.
 noun (n.) Disposition to inquire, investigate, or seek after knowledge; a desire to gratify the mind with new information or objects of interest; inquisitiveness.
 noun (n.) That which is curious, or fitted to excite or reward attention.

curiosonoun (n.) A virtuoso.

curiousadjective (a.) Difficult to please or satisfy; solicitous to be correct; careful; scrupulous; nice; exact.
 adjective (a.) Exhibiting care or nicety; artfully constructed; elaborate; wrought with elegance or skill.
 adjective (a.) Careful or anxious to learn; eager for knowledge; given to research or inquiry; habitually inquisitive; prying; -- sometimes with after or of.
 adjective (a.) Exciting attention or inquiry; awakening surprise; inviting and rewarding inquisitiveness; not simple or plain; strange; rare.

curiousnessnoun (n.) Carefulness; painstaking.
 noun (n.) The state of being curious; exactness of workmanship; ingenuity of contrivance.
 noun (n.) Inquisitiveness; curiosity.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH CURT:

English Words which starts with 'c' and ends with 't':

cabalistnoun (n.) One versed in the cabala, or the mysteries of Jewish traditions.

cabaretnoun (n.) A tavern; a house where liquors are retailed.
 noun (n.) a type of restaurant where liquor and dinner is served, and entertainment is provided, as by musicians, dancers, or comedians, and providing space for dancing by the patrons; -- similar to a nightclub. The term cabaret is often used in the names of such an establishment.
 noun (n.) the type of entertainment provided in a cabaret{2}.
 noun (n.) In the United States, a cafe or restaurant where the guests are entertained by performers who dance or sing on the floor between the tables, after the practice of a certain class of French taverns; hence, an entertainment of this nature.

cabinetnoun (n.) A hut; a cottage; a small house.
 noun (n.) A small room, or retired apartment; a closet.
 noun (n.) A private room in which consultations are held.
 noun (n.) The advisory council of the chief executive officer of a nation; a cabinet council.
 noun (n.) A set of drawers or a cupboard intended to contain articles of value. Hence:
 noun (n.) A decorative piece of furniture, whether open like an etagere or closed with doors. See Etagere.
 noun (n.) Any building or room set apart for the safe keeping and exhibition of works of art, etc.; also, the collection itself.
 adjective (a.) Suitable for a cabinet; small.
 verb (v. i.) To inclose

cabletnoun (n.) A little cable less than ten inches in circumference.

cabrioletnoun (n.) A one-horse carriage with two seats and a calash top.

cabritnoun (n.) Same as Cabree.

cachalotnoun (n.) The sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus). It has in the top of its head a large cavity, containing an oily fluid, which, after death, concretes into a whitish crystalline substance called spermaceti. See Sperm whale.

cachepotnoun (n.) An ornamental casing for a flowerpot, of porcelain, metal, paper, etc.

cachetnoun (n.) A seal, as of a letter.

cacoletnoun (n.) A chair, litter, or other contrivance fitted to the back or pack saddle of a mule for carrying travelers in mountainous districts, or for the transportation of the sick and wounded of an army.

cadbaitnoun (n.) See Caddice.

cadentadjective (a.) Falling.

cadetnoun (n.) The younger of two brothers; a younger brother or son; the youngest son.
 noun (n.) A gentleman who carries arms in a regiment, as a volunteer, with a view of acquiring military skill and obtaining a commission.
 noun (n.) A young man in training for military or naval service; esp. a pupil in a military or naval school, as at West Point, Annapolis, or Woolwich.
 noun (n.) In New Zealand, a young gentleman learning sheep farming at a station; also, any young man attached to a sheep station.
 noun (n.) A young man who makes a business of ruining girls to put them in brothels.

cafenetnoun (n.) Alt. of Cafeneh

cagitnoun (n.) A kind of parrot, of a beautiful green color, found in the Philippine Islands.

cagotnoun (n.) One of a race inhabiting the valleys of the Pyrenees, who until 1793 were political and social outcasts (Christian Pariahs). They are supposed to be a remnant of the Visigoths.

cahootnoun (n.) Partnership; as, to go in cahoot with a person.

cajeputnoun (n.) See Cajuput.

cajolementnoun (n.) The act of cajoling; the state of being cajoled; cajolery.

cajuputnoun (n.) A highly stimulating volatile inflammable oil, distilled from the leaves of an East Indian tree (Melaleuca cajuputi, etc.) It is greenish in color and has a camphoraceous odor and pungent taste.

calamintnoun (n.) A genus of perennial plants (Calamintha) of the Mint family, esp. the C. Nepeta and C. Acinos, which are called also basil thyme.

calamistnoun (n.) One who plays upon a reed or pipe.

calcitrantadjective (a.) Kicking. Hence: Stubborn; refractory.

calefacientnoun (n.) A substance that excites warmth in the parts to which it is applied, as mustard.
 adjective (a.) Making warm; heating.

caliductnoun (n.) A pipe or duct used to convey hot air or steam.

callatnoun (n.) Same as Callet.

calletnoun (n.) A trull or prostitute; a scold or gossip.
 verb (v. i.) To rail or scold.

calligraphistnoun (n.) A calligrapher

callotnoun (n.) A plant coif or skullcap. Same as Calotte.
 noun (n.) A close cap without visor or brim.
 noun (n.) Such a cap, worn by English serjeants at law.
 noun (n.) Such a cap, worn by the French cavalry under their helmets.
 noun (n.) Such a cap, worn by the clergy of the Roman Catholic Church.

caloriductnoun (n.) A tube or duct for conducting heat; a caliduct.

calorifacientadjective (a.) See Calorificient.

calorifiantadjective (a.) See Calorificient.

calorificientadjective (a.) Having, or relating to the power of producing heat; -- applied to foods which, being rich in carbon, as the fats, are supposed to give rise to heat in the animal body by oxidation.

calumetnoun (n.) A kind of pipe, used by the North American Indians for smoking tobacco. The bowl is usually made of soft red stone, and the tube is a long reed often ornamented with feathers.

calvessnoutnoun (n.) Snapdragon.

calvinistnoun (n.) A follower of Calvin; a believer in Calvinism.

cambistnoun (n.) A banker; a money changer or broker; one who deals in bills of exchange, or who is skilled in the science of exchange.

cambletnoun (n.) See Camlet.

camelotnoun (n.) See Camelet.

camletnoun (n.) A woven fabric originally made of camel's hair, now chiefly of goat's hair and silk, or of wool and cotton.

camonfletnoun (n.) A small mine, sometimes formed in the wall or side of an enemy's gallery, to blow in the earth and cut off the retreat of the miners.

campanologistnoun (n.) One skilled in campanology; a bell ringer.

camptightnoun (n.) A duel; the decision of a case by a duel.

candentadjective (a.) Heated to whiteness; glowing with heat.

candicantadjective (a.) Growing white.

candiotadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Candia; Cretary.

candlelightnoun (n.) The light of a candle.

candytuftnoun (n.) An annual plant of the genus Iberis, cultivated in gardens. The name was originally given to the I. umbellata, first, discovered in the island of Candia.

canescentadjective (a.) Growing white, or assuming a color approaching to white.

canoeistnoun (n.) A canoeman.

canonistnoun (n.) A professor of canon law; one skilled in the knowledge and practice of ecclesiastical law.

cantnoun (n.) A corner; angle; niche.
 noun (n.) An outer or external angle.
 noun (n.) An inclination from a horizontal or vertical line; a slope or bevel; a titl.
 noun (n.) A sudden thrust, push, kick, or other impulse, producing a bias or change of direction; also, the bias or turn so give; as, to give a ball a cant.
 noun (n.) A segment forming a side piece in the head of a cask.
 noun (n.) A segment of he rim of a wooden cogwheel.
 noun (n.) A piece of wood laid upon the deck of a vessel to support the bulkheads.
 noun (n.) An affected, singsong mode of speaking.
 noun (n.) The idioms and peculiarities of speech in any sect, class, or occupation.
 noun (n.) The use of religious phraseology without understanding or sincerity; empty, solemn speech, implying what is not felt; hypocrisy.
 noun (n.) Vulgar jargon; slang; the secret language spoker by gipsies, thieves, tramps, or beggars.
 noun (n.) A call for bidders at a public sale; an auction.
 adjective (a.) Of the nature of cant; affected; vulgar.
 verb (v. t.) To incline; to set at an angle; to tilt over; to tip upon the edge; as, to cant a cask; to cant a ship.
 verb (v. t.) To give a sudden turn or new direction to; as, to cant round a stick of timber; to cant a football.
 verb (v. t.) To cut off an angle from, as from a square piece of timber, or from the head of a bolt.
 verb (v. i.) To speak in a whining voice, or an affected, singsong tone.
 verb (v. i.) To make whining pretensions to goodness; to talk with an affectation of religion, philanthropy, etc.; to practice hypocrisy; as, a canting fanatic.
 verb (v. i.) To use pretentious language, barbarous jargon, or technical terms; to talk with an affectation of learning.
 verb (v. t.) to sell by auction, or bid a price at a sale by auction.

cantletnoun (n.) A piece; a fragment; a corner.

cantonmentnoun (n.) A town or village, or part of a town or village, assigned to a body of troops for quarters; temporary shelter or place of rest for an army; quarters.

canzonetnoun (n.) A short song, in one or more parts.

capelletnoun (n.) A swelling, like a wen, on the point of the elbow (or the heel of the hock) of a horse, caused probably by bruises in lying down.

capillamentnoun (n.) A filament.
 noun (n.) Any villous or hairy covering; a fine fiber or filament, as of the nerves.

capitalistnoun (n.) One who has capital; one who has money for investment, or money invested; esp. a person of large property, which is employed in business.

caponetnoun (n.) A young capon.

capotnoun (n.) A winning of all the tricks at the game of piquet. It counts for forty points.
 verb (v. t.) To win all the tricks from, in playing at piquet.

capuletnoun (n.) Same as Capellet.

caputnoun (n.) The head; also, a knoblike protuberance or capitulum.
 noun (n.) The top or superior part of a thing.
 noun (n.) The council or ruling body of the University of Cambridge prior to the constitution of 1856.

caratnoun (n.) The weight by which precious stones and pearls are weighed.
 noun (n.) A twenty-fourth part; -- a term used in estimating the proportionate fineness of gold.

carburetnoun (n.) A carbide. See Carbide
 verb (v. t.) To combine or to impregnate with carbon, as by passing through or over a liquid hydrocarbon; to carbonize or carburize.

carburetantnoun (n.) Any volatile liquid used in charging illuminating gases.

carcanetnoun (n.) A jeweled chain, necklace, or collar.

caretnoun (n.) A mark [^] used by writers and proof readers to indicate that something is interlined above, or inserted in the margin, which belongs in the place marked by the caret.
 noun (n.) The hawkbill turtle. See Hawkbill.

caricaturistnoun (n.) One who caricatures.

carkanetnoun (n.) A carcanet.

carlistnoun (n.) A partisan of Charles X. of France, or of Don Carlos of Spain.

carlotnoun (n.) A churl; a boor; a peasant or countryman.

carmotnoun (n.) The matter of which the philosopher's stone was believed to be composed.

carnalistnoun (n.) A sensualist.

carpetnoun (n.) A heavy woven or felted fabric, usually of wool, but also of cotton, hemp, straw, etc.; esp. a floor covering made in breadths to be sewed together and nailed to the floor, as distinguished from a rug or mat; originally, also, a wrought cover for tables.
 noun (n.) A smooth soft covering resembling or suggesting a carpet.
 verb (v. t.) To cover with, or as with, a carpet; to spread with carpets; to furnish with a carpet or carpets.

carpologistnoun (n.) One who describes fruits; one versed in carpology.

carrotnoun (n.) An umbelliferous biennial plant (Daucus Carota), of many varieties.
 noun (n.) The esculent root of cultivated varieties of the plant, usually spindle-shaped, and of a reddish yellow color.

cartnoun (n.) A common name for various kinds of vehicles, as a Scythian dwelling on wheels, or a chariot.
 noun (n.) A two-wheeled vehicle for the ordinary purposes of husbandry, or for transporting bulky and heavy articles.
 noun (n.) A light business wagon used by bakers, grocerymen, butchers, etc.
 noun (n.) An open two-wheeled pleasure carriage.
 verb (v. t.) To carry or convey in a cart.
 verb (v. t.) To expose in a cart by way of punishment.
 verb (v. i.) To carry burdens in a cart; to follow the business of a carter.

cartoonistnoun (n.) One skilled in drawing cartoons.

cartwrightnoun (n.) An artificer who makes carts; a cart maker.

carvelbuiltadjective (a.) Having the planks meet flush at the seams, instead of lapping as in a clinker-built vessel.

carvistnoun (n.) A hawk which is of proper age and training to be carried on the hand; a hawk in its first year.

casementnoun (n.) A window sash opening on hinges affixed to the upright side of the frame into which it is fitted. (Poetically) A window.

casketnoun (n.) A small chest or box, esp. of rich material or ornamental character, as for jewels, etc.
 noun (n.) A kind of burial case.
 noun (n.) Anything containing or intended to contain something highly esteemed
 noun (n.) The body.
 noun (n.) The tomb.
 noun (n.) A book of selections.
 noun (n.) A gasket. See Gasket.
 verb (v. t.) To put into, or preserve in, a casket.

castnoun (n.) The act of casting or throwing; a throw.
 noun (n.) The thing thrown.
 noun (n.) The distance to which a thing is or can be thrown.
 noun (n.) A throw of dice; hence, a chance or venture.
 noun (n.) That which is throw out or off, shed, or ejected; as, the skin of an insect, the refuse from a hawk's stomach, the excrement of a earthworm.
 noun (n.) The act of casting in a mold.
 noun (n.) An impression or mold, taken from a thing or person; amold; a pattern.
 noun (n.) That which is formed in a mild; esp. a reproduction or copy, as of a work of art, in bronze or plaster, etc.; a casting.
 noun (n.) Form; appearence; mien; air; style; as, a peculiar cast of countenance.
 noun (n.) A tendency to any color; a tinge; a shade.
 noun (n.) A chance, opportunity, privilege, or advantage; specifically, an opportunity of riding; a lift.
 noun (n.) The assignment of parts in a play to the actors.
 noun (n.) A flight or a couple or set of hawks let go at one time from the hand.
 noun (n.) A stoke, touch, or trick.
 noun (n.) A motion or turn, as of the eye; direction; look; glance; squint.
 noun (n.) A tube or funnel for conveying metal into a mold.
 noun (n.) Four; that is, as many as are thrown into a vessel at once in counting herrings, etc; a warp.
 noun (n.) Contrivance; plot, design.
 verb (v. t.) To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel.
 verb (v. t.) To direct or turn, as the eyes.
 verb (v. t.) To drop; to deposit; as, to cast a ballot.
 verb (v. t.) To throw down, as in wrestling.
 verb (v. t.) To throw up, as a mound, or rampart.
 verb (v. t.) To throw off; to eject; to shed; to lose.
 verb (v. t.) To bring forth prematurely; to slink.
 verb (v. t.) To throw out or emit; to exhale.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to fall; to shed; to reflect; to throw; as, to cast a ray upon a screen; to cast light upon a subject.
 verb (v. t.) To impose; to bestow; to rest.
 verb (v. t.) To dismiss; to discard; to cashier.
 verb (v. t.) To compute; to reckon; to calculate; as, to cast a horoscope.
 verb (v. t.) To contrive; to plan.
 verb (v. t.) To defeat in a lawsuit; to decide against; to convict; as, to be cast in damages.
 verb (v. t.) To turn (the balance or scale); to overbalance; hence, to make preponderate; to decide; as, a casting voice.
 verb (v. t.) To form into a particular shape, by pouring liquid metal or other material into a mold; to fashion; to found; as, to cast bells, stoves, bullets.
 verb (v. t.) To stereotype or electrotype.
 verb (v. t.) To fix, distribute, or allot, as the parts of a play among actors; also to assign (an actor) for a part.
 verb (v. i.) To throw, as a line in angling, esp, with a fly hook.
 verb (v. i.) To turn the head of a vessel around from the wind in getting under weigh.
 verb (v. i.) To consider; to turn or revolve in the mind; to plan; as, to cast about for reasons.
 verb (v. i.) To calculate; to compute.
 verb (v. i.) To receive form or shape in a mold.
 verb (v. i.) To warp; to become twisted out of shape.
 verb (v. i.) To vomit.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Cast
  () 3d pres. of Cast, for Casteth.

castanetnoun (n.) See Castanets.

castletnoun (n.) A small castle.

casualistnoun (n.) One who believes in casualism.

casuistnoun (n.) One who is skilled in, or given to, casuistry.
 verb (v. i.) To play the casuist.

catnoun (n.) An animal of various species of the genera Felis and Lynx. The domestic cat is Felis domestica. The European wild cat (Felis catus) is much larger than the domestic cat. In the United States the name wild cat is commonly applied to the bay lynx (Lynx rufus) See Wild cat, and Tiger cat.
 noun (n.) A strong vessel with a narrow stern, projecting quarters, and deep waist. It is employed in the coal and timber trade.
 noun (n.) A strong tackle used to draw an anchor up to the cathead of a ship.
 noun (n.) A double tripod (for holding a plate, etc.), having six feet, of which three rest on the ground, in whatever position in is placed.
 noun (n.) An old game; (a) The game of tipcat and the implement with which it is played. See Tipcat. (c) A game of ball, called, according to the number of batters, one old cat, two old cat, etc.
 noun (n.) A cat o' nine tails. See below.
 verb (v. t.) To bring to the cathead; as, to cat an anchor. See Anchor.

catabaptistnoun (n.) One who opposes baptism, especially of infants.

cataclysmistnoun (n.) One who believes that the most important geological phenomena have been produced by cataclysms.

catamountnoun (n.) The cougar. Applied also, in some parts of the United States, to the lynx.

cataphractnoun (n.) Defensive armor used for the whole body and often for the horse, also, esp. the linked mail or scale armor of some eastern nations.
 noun (n.) A horseman covered with a cataphract.
 noun (n.) The armor or plate covering some fishes.

catapultnoun (n.) An engine somewhat resembling a massive crossbow, used by the ancient Greeks and Romans for throwing stones, arrows, spears, etc.
 noun (n.) A forked stick with elastic band for throwing small stones, etc.

cataractnoun (n.) A great fall of water over a precipice; a large waterfall.
 noun (n.) An opacity of the crystalline lens, or of its capsule, which prevents the passage of the rays of light and impairs or destroys the sight.
 noun (n.) A kind of hydraulic brake for regulating the action of pumping engines and other machines; -- sometimes called dashpot.

catastrophistnoun (n.) One who holds the theory or catastrophism.

catboatnoun (n.) A small sailboat, with a single mast placed as far forward as possible, carring a sail extended by a gaff and long boom. See Illustration in Appendix.

catchmentnoun (n.) A surface of ground on which water may be caught and collected into a reservoir.

catechistnoun (n.) One who instructs by question and answer, especially in religions matters.

catechumenistnoun (n.) A catechumen.