Name Report For First Name BECK:


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

Rhymes with BECK - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming BECK


becki becky rebecka beckham

NAMES RHYMING WITH BECK (According to last letters):

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

breck aleck vareck dereck

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

dirck bardrick kenrick shattuck starbuck alarick aldrick alhrick alrick aranck arick arrick audrick aurick barrick benwick bick braddock brick brock broderick brodrick carrick chick chuck cormack cormick dack darick darrick darrock dedrick delrick derrick dick diedrick dierck domenick dominick eddrick edrick eldrick elrick frederick friedrick garrick henrick jack jamarick jerick jerrick jock keddrick kedrick kendrick kerrick maccormack mackendrick maddock maverick mavrick merrick mick murdock nick orick osrick pollock rick riddock rock roderick rodrick sedgewick shaddock tarick tedrick wanrrick wolfrick zack vick whitlock warwick warrick ullock stock stanwick sherlock ruck orrick meldrick hillock frick fitzpatrick emerick chadwick

NAMES RHYMING WITH BECK (According to first letters):

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

becan becca beceere

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

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


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

baldrik barak bardarik barrak bercilak berk bernlak berwick berwyk bink birk black borak brik broderik brodrik brok brook buck burbank burhbank

English Words Rhyming BECK


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

beckingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Beck

beckernoun (n.) A European fish (Pagellus centrodontus); the sea bream or braise.

becketnoun (n.) A small grommet, or a ring or loop of rope / metal for holding things in position, as spars, ropes, etc.; also a bracket, a pocket, or a handle made of rope.
 noun (n.) A spade for digging turf.

beckoningnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Beckon

beckonnoun (n.) A sign made without words; a beck.
 verb (v. t.) To make a significant sign to; hence, to summon, as by a motion of the hand.

pinchbecknoun (n.) An alloy of copper and zinc, resembling gold; a yellow metal, composed of about three ounces of zinc to a pound of copper. It is much used as an imitation of gold in the manufacture of cheap jewelry.
 adjective (a.) Made of pinchbeck; sham; cheap; spurious; unreal.

rudbeckianoun (n.) A genus of composite plants, the coneflowers, consisting of perennial herbs with showy pedunculate heads, having a hemispherical involucre, sterile ray flowers, and a conical chaffy receptacle. There are about thirty species, exclusively North American. Rudbeckia hirta, the black-eyed Susan, is a common weed in meadows.

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

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

abovedeckadjective (a.) On deck; and hence, like aboveboard, without artifice.

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

chamecknoun (n.) A kind of spider monkey (Ateles chameck), having the thumbs rudimentary and without a nail.

checknoun (n.) A word of warning denoting that the king is in danger; such a menace of a player's king by an adversary's move as would, if it were any other piece, expose it to immediate capture. A king so menaced is said to be in check, and must be made safe at the next move.
 noun (n.) A condition of interrupted or impeded progress; arrest; stop; delay; as, to hold an enemy in check.
 noun (n.) Whatever arrests progress, or limits action; an obstacle, guard, restraint, or rebuff.
 noun (n.) A mark, certificate, or token, by which, errors may be prevented, or a thing or person may be identified; as, checks placed against items in an account; a check given for baggage; a return check on a railroad.
 noun (n.) A written order directing a bank or banker to pay money as therein stated. See Bank check, below.
 noun (n.) A woven or painted design in squares resembling the patten of a checkerboard; one of the squares of such a design; also, cloth having such a figure.
 noun (n.) The forsaking by a hawk of its proper game to follow other birds.
 noun (n.) Small chick or crack.
 adjective (a.) Checkered; designed in checks.
 verb (v. t.) To make a move which puts an adversary's piece, esp. his king, in check; to put in check.
 verb (v. t.) To put a sudden restraint upon; to stop temporarily; to hinder; to repress; to curb.
 verb (v. t.) To verify, to guard, to make secure, by means of a mark, token, or other check; to distinguish by a check; to put a mark against (an item) after comparing with an original or a counterpart in order to secure accuracy; as, to check an account; to check baggage.
 verb (v. t.) To chide, rebuke, or reprove.
 verb (v. t.) To slack or ease off, as a brace which is too stiffly extended.
 verb (v. t.) To make checks or chinks in; to cause to crack; as, the sun checks timber.
 verb (v. i.) To make a stop; to pause; -- with at.
 verb (v. i.) To clash or interfere.
 verb (v. i.) To act as a curb or restraint.
 verb (v. i.) To crack or gape open, as wood in drying; or to crack in small checks, as varnish, paint, etc.
 verb (v. i.) To turn, when in pursuit of proper game, and fly after other birds.

copecknoun (n.) A Russian copper coin. See Kopeck.

counterchecknoun (n.) A check; a stop; a rebuke, or censure to check a reprover.
 noun (n.) Any force or device designed to restrain another restraining force; a check upon a check.
 verb (v. t.) To oppose or check by some obstacle; to check by a return check.

crooknecknoun (n.) Either of two varieties of squash, distinguished by their tapering, recurved necks. The summer crookneck is botanically a variety of the pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) and matures early in the season. It is pale yellow in color, with warty excrescences. The winter crookneck belongs to a distinct species (C. moschata) and is smooth and often striped.

decknoun (n.) A main aeroplane surface, esp. of a biplane or multiplane.
 verb (v. t.) To cover; to overspread.
 verb (v. t.) To dress, as the person; to clothe; especially, to clothe with more than ordinary elegance; to array; to adorn; to embellish.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish with a deck, as a vessel.
 verb (v.) The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks.
 verb (v.) The upper part or top of a mansard roof or curb roof when made nearly flat.
 verb (v.) The roof of a passenger car.
 verb (v.) A pack or set of playing cards.
 verb (v.) A heap or store.

ellecknoun (n.) The red gurnard or cuckoo fish.

flecknoun (n.) A flake; also, a lock, as of wool.
 noun (n.) A spot; a streak; a speckle.
 noun (n.) To spot; to streak or stripe; to variegate; to dapple.

flyspecknoun (n.) A speck or stain made by the excrement of a fly; hence, any insignificant dot.
 verb (v. t.) To soil with flyspecks.

foredecknoun (n.) The fore part of a deck, or of a ship.

fecknoun (n.) Effect.
 noun (n.) Efficacy; force; value.
 noun (n.) Amount; quantity.

gecknoun (n.) Scorn, derision, or contempt.
 noun (n.) An object of scorn; a dupe; a gull.
 noun (n.) To deride; to scorn; to mock.
 noun (n.) To cheat; trick, or gull.
 verb (v. i.) To jeer; to show contempt.

hecknoun (n.) The bolt or latch of a door.
 noun (n.) A rack for cattle to feed at.
 noun (n.) A door, especially one partly of latticework; -- called also heck door.
 noun (n.) A latticework contrivance for catching fish.
 noun (n.) An apparatus for separating the threads of warps into sets, as they are wound upon the reel from the bobbins, in a warping machine.
 noun (n.) A bend or winding of a stream.

kecknoun (n.) An effort to vomit; queasiness.
 verb (v. i.) To heave or to retch, as in an effort to vomit.

knecknoun (n.) The twisting of a rope or cable, as it is running out.

kopecknoun (n.) A small Russian coin. One hundred kopecks make a rouble, worth about sixty cents.

leathernecknoun (n.) The sordid friar bird of Australia (Tropidorhynchus sordidus).

necknoun (n.) The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which, in man and many other animals, is more slender than the trunk.
 noun (n.) Any part of an inanimate object corresponding to or resembling the neck of an animal
 noun (n.) The long slender part of a vessel, as a retort, or of a fruit, as a gourd.
 noun (n.) A long narrow tract of land projecting from the main body, or a narrow tract connecting two larger tracts.
 noun (n.) That part of a violin, guitar, or similar instrument, which extends from the head to the body, and on which is the finger board or fret board.
 noun (n.) A reduction in size near the end of an object, formed by a groove around it; as, a neck forming the journal of a shaft.
 noun (n.) the point where the base of the stem of a plant arises from the root.
 verb (v. t.) To reduce the diameter of (an object) near its end, by making a groove around it; -- used with down; as, to neck down a shaft.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To kiss and caress amorously.

pecknoun (n.) The fourth part of a bushel; a dry measure of eight quarts; as, a peck of wheat.
 noun (n.) A great deal; a large or excessive quantity.
 noun (n.) A quick, sharp stroke, as with the beak of a bird or a pointed instrument.
 verb (v.) To strike with the beak; to thrust the beak into; as, a bird pecks a tree.
 verb (v.) Hence: To strike, pick, thrust against, or dig into, with a pointed instrument; especially, to strike, pick, etc., with repeated quick movements.
 verb (v.) To seize and pick up with the beak, or as with the beak; to bite; to eat; -- often with up.
 verb (v.) To make, by striking with the beak or a pointed instrument; as, to peck a hole in a tree.
 verb (v. i.) To make strokes with the beak, or with a pointed instrument.
 verb (v. i.) To pick up food with the beak; hence, to eat.

ringnecknoun (n.) Any one of several species of small plovers of the genus Aegialitis, having a ring around the neck. The ring is black in summer, but becomes brown or gray in winter. The semipalmated plover (Ae. semipalmata) and the piping plover (Ae. meloda) are common North American species. Called also ring plover, and ring-necked plover.
 noun (n.) The ring-necked duck.

seckadjective (a.) Barren; unprofitable. See Rent seck, under Rent.

shipwrecknoun (n.) The breaking in pieces, or shattering, of a ship or other vessel by being cast ashore or driven against rocks, shoals, etc., by the violence of the winds and waves.
 noun (n.) A ship wrecked or destroyed upon the water, or the parts of such a ship; wreckage.
 noun (n.) Fig.: Destruction; ruin; irretrievable loss.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy, as a ship at sea, by running ashore or on rocks or sandbanks, or by the force of wind and waves in a tempest.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to experience shipwreck, as sailors or passengers. Hence, to cause to suffer some disaster or loss; to destroy or ruin, as if by shipwreck; to wreck; as, to shipwreck a business.

snakenecknoun (n.) The snakebird, 1.

snecknoun (n.) A door latch.
 verb (v. t.) To fasten by a hatch; to latch, as a door.

snowflecknoun (n.) See Snowbird, 1.

specknoun (n.) The blubber of whales or other marine mammals; also, the fat of the hippopotamus.
 noun (n.) A small discolored place in or on anything, or a small place of a color different from that of the main substance; a spot; a stain; a blemish; as, a speck on paper or loth; specks of decay in fruit.
 noun (n.) A very small thing; a particle; a mite; as, specks of dust; he has not a speck of money.
 noun (n.) A small etheostomoid fish (Ulocentra stigmaea) common in the Eastern United States.
 verb (v. t.) To cause the presence of specks upon or in, especially specks regarded as defects or blemishes; to spot; to speckle; as, paper specked by impurities in the water used in its manufacture.

tschakmecknoun (n.) The chameck.

woodpecknoun (n.) A woodpecker.

wrecknoun (v. t. & n.) See 2d & 3d Wreak.
 verb (v. t.) The destruction or injury of a vessel by being cast on shore, or on rocks, or by being disabled or sunk by the force of winds or waves; shipwreck.
 verb (v. t.) Destruction or injury of anything, especially by violence; ruin; as, the wreck of a railroad train.
 verb (v. t.) The ruins of a ship stranded; a ship dashed against rocks or land, and broken, or otherwise rendered useless, by violence and fracture; as, they burned the wreck.
 verb (v. t.) The remain of anything ruined or fatally injured.
 verb (v. t.) Goods, etc., which, after a shipwreck, are cast upon the land by the sea.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy, disable, or seriously damage, as a vessel, by driving it against the shore or on rocks, by causing it to become unseaworthy, to founder, or the like; to shipwreck.
 verb (v. t.) To bring wreck or ruin upon by any kind of violence; to destroy, as a railroad train.
 verb (v. t.) To involve in a wreck; hence, to cause to suffer ruin; to balk of success, and bring disaster on.
 verb (v. i.) To suffer wreck or ruin.
 verb (v. i.) To work upon a wreck, as in saving property or lives, or in plundering.

wrynecknoun (n.) A twisted or distorted neck; a deformity in which the neck is drawn to one side by a rigid contraction of one of the muscles of the neck; torticollis.
 noun (n.) Any one of several species of Old World birds of the genus Jynx, allied to the woodpeckers; especially, the common European species (J. torguilla); -- so called from its habit of turning the neck around in different directions. Called also cuckoo's mate, snakebird, summer bird, tonguebird, and writheneck.

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

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

becalmingnoun (n.) of Becalm

becardnoun (n.) A South American bird of the flycatcher family. (Tityra inquisetor).

beccabunganoun (n.) See Brooklime.

beccaficonoun (n.) A small bird. (Silvia hortensis), which is highly prized by the Italians for the delicacy of its flesh in the autumn, when it has fed on figs, grapes, etc.

bechamelnoun (n.) A rich, white sauce, prepared with butter and cream.

bechicnoun (n.) A medicine for relieving coughs.
  () Pertaining to, or relieving, a cough.

becloudingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Becloud

becomingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Become
 noun (n.) That which is becoming or appropriate.
 adjective (a.) Appropriate or fit; congruous; suitable; graceful; befitting.

becomedadjective (a.) Proper; decorous.

becomingnessnoun (n.) The quality of being becoming, appropriate, or fit; congruity; fitness.

becunanoun (n.) A fish of the Mediterranean (Sphyraena spet). See Barracuda.

bechuanasnoun (n. pl.) A division of the Bantus, dwelling between the Orange and Zambezi rivers, supposed to be the most ancient Bantu population of South Africa. They are divided into totemic clans; they are intelligent and progressive.


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

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

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

backracknoun (n.) Alt. of Backrag

bailiffwicknoun (n.) See Bailiwick.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

basilicoknoun (n.) The basilisk.

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

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

baudricknoun (n.) A belt. See Baldric.

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

baulknoun (n. & v.) See Balk.

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

bawdricknoun (n.) A belt. See Baldric.

beadworknoun (n.) Ornamental work in beads.

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

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

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

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

beetlestocknoun (n.) The handle of a beetle.

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

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

berserknoun (n.) Alt. of Berserker

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

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

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

bilcocknoun (n.) The European water rail.

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

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

binknoun (n.) A bench.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

bobbinworknoun (n.) Work woven with bobbins.

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

bodocknoun (n.) The Osage orange.

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

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

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

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

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

bootblacknoun (n.) One who blacks boots.

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

bootlicknoun (n.) A toady.

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

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

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

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

bouleworknoun (n.) Same as Buhl, Buhlwork.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

bricknoun (n.) A block or clay tempered with water, sand, etc., molded into a regular form, usually rectangular, and sun-dried, or burnt in a kiln, or in a heap or stack called a clamp.
 noun (n.) Bricks, collectively, as designating that kind of material; as, a load of brick; a thousand of brick.
 noun (n.) Any oblong rectangular mass; as, a brick of maple sugar; a penny brick (of bread).
 noun (n.) A good fellow; a merry person; as, you 're a brick.
 verb (v. t.) To lay or pave with bricks; to surround, line, or construct with bricks.
 verb (v. t.) To imitate or counterfeit a brick wall on, as by smearing plaster with red ocher, making the joints with an edge tool, and pointing them.

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

brinknoun (n.) The edge, margin, or border of a steep place, as of a precipice; a bank or edge, as of a river or pit; a verge; a border; as, the brink of a chasm. Also Fig.

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

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

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

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

bruskadjective (a.) Same as Brusque.

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

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

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

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

bullyrocknoun (n.) A bully.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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