Name Report For First Name BUCK:

BUCK

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

Rhymes with BUCK - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming BUCK

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES BUCK AS A WHOLE:

buckley starbuck

NAMES RHYMING WITH BUCK (According to last letters):

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

shattuck chuck ruck

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

dirck bardrick kenrick breck alarick aldrick aleck alhrick alrick aranck arick arrick audrick aurick barrick benwick bick braddock brick brock broderick brodrick carrick chick 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 vareck wanrrick wolfrick zack vick whitlock warwick warrick ullock stock stanwick sherlock orrick meldrick hillock frick fitzpatrick emerick chadwick black berwick

NAMES RHYMING WITH BUCK (According to first letters):

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

buchanan buchi buciac

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

buach buadhachan buagh buan bud budd buddy buena buinton buiron bundy bupe burbank burcet burch burchard burdett burdette burdon bureig burel burford burgeis burgess burghard burghere burgtun burhan burhardt burhbank burhdon burhford burhleag burhtun burian burke burkett burkhart burl burle burleig burleigh burley burlin burly burn burnard burne burneig burnell burnet burnett burnette burney burns burrell bursone bursuq burt burton bushra busiris buthayna buthaynah butrus

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH BUCK:

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

baldrik barak bardarik barrak beck bek bercilak berk bernlak berwyk bink birk borak brik broderik brodrik brok brook

English Words Rhyming BUCK

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES BUCK AS A WHOLE:

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.

buckingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Buck
 noun (n.) The act or process of soaking or boiling cloth in an alkaline liquid in the operation of bleaching; also, the liquid used.
 noun (n.) A washing.
 noun (n.) The process of breaking up or pulverizing ores.

buckboardnoun (n.) A four-wheeled vehicle, having a long elastic board or frame resting on the bolsters or axletrees, and a seat or seats placed transversely upon it; -- called also buck wagon.

buckernoun (n.) One who bucks ore.
 noun (n.) A broad-headed hammer used in bucking ore.
 noun (n.) A horse or mule that bucks.

bucketnoun (n.) A vessel for drawing up water from a well, or for catching, holding, or carrying water, sap, or other liquids.
 noun (n.) A vessel (as a tub or scoop) for hoisting and conveying coal, ore, grain, etc.
 noun (n.) One of the receptacles on the rim of a water wheel into which the water rushes, causing the wheel to revolve; also, a float of a paddle wheel.
 noun (n.) The valved piston of a lifting pump.
 verb (v. t.) To draw or lift in, or as if in, buckets; as, to bucket water.
 verb (v. t.) To pour over from a bucket; to drench.
 verb (v. t.) To ride (a horse) hard or mercilessly.
 verb (v. t.) To make, or cause to make (the recovery), with a certain hurried or unskillful forward swing of the body.

bucketynoun (n.) Paste used by weavers to dress their webs.

buckeyenoun (n.) A name given to several American trees and shrubs of the same genus (Aesculus) as the horse chestnut.
 noun (n.) A cant name for a native in Ohio.

buckhoundnoun (n.) A hound for hunting deer.

buckienoun (n.) A large spiral marine shell, esp. the common whelk. See Buccinum.

buckishadjective (a.) Dandified; foppish.

bucklenoun (n.) A device, usually of metal, consisting of a frame with one more movable tongues or catches, used for fastening things together, as parts of dress or harness, by means of a strap passing through the frame and pierced by the tongue.
 noun (n.) A distortion bulge, bend, or kink, as in a saw blade or a plate of sheet metal.
 noun (n.) A curl of hair, esp. a kind of crisp curl formerly worn; also, the state of being curled.
 noun (n.) A contorted expression, as of the face.
 noun (n.) To fasten or confine with a buckle or buckles; as, to buckle a harness.
 noun (n.) To bend; to cause to kink, or to become distorted.
 noun (n.) To prepare for action; to apply with vigor and earnestness; -- generally used reflexively.
 noun (n.) To join in marriage.
 verb (v. i.) To bend permanently; to become distorted; to bow; to curl; to kink.
 verb (v. i.) To bend out of a true vertical plane, as a wall.
 verb (v. i.) To yield; to give way; to cease opposing.
 verb (v. i.) To enter upon some labor or contest; to join in close fight; to struggle; to contend.

bucklingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Buckle
 adjective (a.) Wavy; curling, as hair.

bucklernoun (n.) A kind of shield, of various shapes and sizes, worn on one of the arms (usually the left) for protecting the front of the body.
 noun (n.) One of the large, bony, external plates found on many ganoid fishes.
 noun (n.) The anterior segment of the shell of trilobites.
 noun (n.) A block of wood or plate of iron made to fit a hawse hole, or the circular opening in a half-port, to prevent water from entering when the vessel pitches.
 verb (v. t.) To shield; to defend.

buckranoun (n.) A white man; -- a term used by negroes of the African coast, West Indies, etc.
 adjective (a.) White; white man's; strong; good; as, buckra yam, a white yam.

buckramnoun (n.) A coarse cloth of linen or hemp, stiffened with size or glue, used in garments to keep them in the form intended, and for wrappers to cover merchandise.
 noun (n.) A plant. See Ramson.
 adjective (a.) Made of buckram; as, a buckram suit.
 adjective (a.) Stiff; precise.
 verb (v. t.) To strengthen with buckram; to make stiff.

buckshotnoun (n.) A coarse leaden shot, larger than swan shot, used in hunting deer and large game.

buckskinnoun (n.) The skin of a buck.
 noun (n.) A soft strong leather, usually yellowish or grayish in color, made of deerskin.
 noun (n.) A person clothed in buckskin, particularly an American soldier of the Revolutionary war.
 noun (n.) Breeches made of buckskin.

buckstallnoun (n.) A toil or net to take deer.

buckthornnoun (n.) A genus (Rhamnus) of shrubs or trees. The shorter branches of some species terminate in long spines or thorns. See Rhamnus.

bucktoothnoun (n.) Any tooth that juts out.

buckwheatnoun (n.) A plant (Fagopyrum esculentum) of the Polygonum family, the seed of which is used for food.
 noun (n.) The triangular seed used, when ground, for griddle cakes, etc.

bucketingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bucket

eelbucknoun (n.) An eelpot or eel basket.

parbucklenoun (n.) A kind of purchase for hoisting or lowering a cylindrical burden, as a cask. The middle of a long rope is made fast aloft, and both parts are looped around the object, which rests in the loops, and rolls in them as the ends are hauled up or payed out.
 noun (n.) A double sling made of a single rope, for slinging a cask, gun, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To hoist or lower by means of a parbuckle.

parbucklingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Parbuckle

prongbucknoun (n.) The springbuck.
 noun (n.) The pronghorn.

reedbucknoun (n.) See Rietboc.

roebucknoun (n.) A small European and Asiatic deer (Capreolus capraea) having erect, cylindrical, branched antlers, forked at the summit. This, the smallest European deer, is very nimble and graceful. It always prefers a mountainous country, or high grounds.

rushbucklernoun (n.) A bullying and violent person; a braggart; a swashbuckler.

sawbucknoun (n.) A sawhorse.

springbucknoun (n.) A South African gazelle (Gazella euchore) noted for its graceful form and swiftness, and for its peculiar habit of springing lighty and suddenly into the air. It has a white dorsal stripe, expanding into a broad patch of white on the rump and tail. Called also springer.

stonebucknoun (n.) See Steinbock.

swashbucklernoun (n.) A bully or braggadocio; a swaggering, boastful fellow; a swaggerer.

swingebucklernoun (n.) A swashbuckler; a bully; a roisterer.

trebucketnoun (n.) A cucking stool; a tumbrel.
 noun (n.) A military engine used in the Middle Ages for throwing stones, etc. It acted by means of a great weight fastened to the short arm of a lever, which, being let fall, raised the end of the long arm with great velocity, hurling stones with much force.
 noun (n.) A kind of balance for weighing.

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


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


canucknoun (n.) A Canadian.
 noun (n.) A small or medium-sized hardy horse, common in Canada.

chucknoun (n.) The chuck or call of a hen.
 noun (n.) A sudden, small noise.
 noun (n.) A word of endearment; -- corrupted from chick.
 noun (n.) A slight blow or pat under the chin.
 noun (n.) A short throw; a toss.
 noun (n.) A contrivance or machine fixed to the mandrel of a lathe, for holding a tool or the material to be operated upon.
 noun (n.) A small pebble; -- called also chuckstone and chuckiestone.
 noun (n.) A game played with chucks, in which one or more are tossed up and caught; jackstones.
 noun (n.) A piece of the backbone of an animal, from between the neck and the collar bone, with the adjoining parts, cut for cooking; as, a chuck steak; a chuck roast.
 verb (v. i.) To make a noise resembling that of a hen when she calls her chickens; to cluck.
 verb (v. i.) To chuckle; to laugh.
 verb (v. t.) To call, as a hen her chickens.
 verb (v. t.) To strike gently; to give a gentle blow to.
 verb (v. t.) To toss or throw smartly out of the hand; to pitch.
 verb (v. t.) To place in a chuck, or hold by means of a chuck, as in turning; to bore or turn (a hole) in a revolving piece held in a chuck.

clucknoun (n.) The call of a hen to her chickens.
 noun (n.) A click. See 3d Click, 2.
 verb (v. i.) To make the noise, or utter the call, of a brooding hen.
 verb (v. t.) To call together, or call to follow, as a hen does her chickens.

cornshucknoun (n.) The husk covering an ear of Indian corn.

ducknoun (n.) A pet; a darling.
 noun (n.) A linen (or sometimes cotton) fabric, finer and lighter than canvas, -- used for the lighter sails of vessels, the sacking of beds, and sometimes for men's clothing.
 noun (n.) The light clothes worn by sailors in hot climates.
 verb (v. t.) To thrust or plunge under water or other liquid and suddenly withdraw.
 verb (v. t.) To plunge the head of under water, immediately withdrawing it; as, duck the boy.
 verb (v. t.) To bow; to bob down; to move quickly with a downward motion.
 verb (v. i.) To go under the surface of water and immediately reappear; to dive; to plunge the head in water or other liquid; to dip.
 verb (v. i.) To drop the head or person suddenly; to bow.
 verb (v. t.) Any bird of the subfamily Anatinae, family Anatidae.
 verb (v. t.) A sudden inclination of the bead or dropping of the person, resembling the motion of a duck in water.

earlducknoun (n.) The red-breasted merganser (Merganser serrator).

geoducknoun (n.) A gigantic clam (Glycimeris generosa) of the Pacific coast of North America, highly valued as an article of food.

haiducknoun (n.) Formerly, a mercenary foot soldier in Hungary, now, a halberdier of a Hungarian noble, or an attendant in German or Hungarian courts.

heartstruckadjective (a.) Driven to the heart; infixed in the mind.
 adjective (a.) Shocked with pain, fear, or remorse; dismayed; heartstricken.

kalmucknoun (n.) See Calmucks.
 noun (n.) A kind of shaggy cloth, resembling bearskin.
 noun (n.) A coarse, dyed, cotton cloth, made in Prussia.

lucknoun (n.) That which happens to a person; an event, good or ill, affecting one's interests or happiness, and which is deemed casual; a course or series of such events regarded as occurring by chance; chance; hap; fate; fortune; often, one's habitual or characteristic fortune; as, good, bad, ill, or hard luck. Luck is often used for good luck; as, luck is better than skill.

lightstruckadjective (a.) Damaged by accidental exposure to light; light-fogged; -- said of plates or films.

malbroucknoun (n.) A West African arboreal monkey (Cercopithecus cynosurus).

mislucknoun (n.) Ill luck; misfortune.

moonstruckadjective (a.) Mentally affected or deranged by the supposed influence of the moon; lunatic.
 adjective (a.) Produced by the supposed influence of the moon.
 adjective (a.) Made sick by the supposed influence of the moon, as a human being; made unsuitable for food, as fishes, by such supposed influence.

mucknoun (n.) Dung in a moist state; manure.
 noun (n.) Vegetable mold mixed with earth, as found in low, damp places and swamps.
 noun (n.) Anything filthy or vile.
 noun (n.) Money; -- in contempt.
 adjective (a.) Like muck; mucky; also, used in collecting or distributing muck; as, a muck fork.
 verb (v. t.) To manure with muck.
  () abbreviation of Amuck.

plucknoun (n.) The act of plucking; a pull; a twitch.
 noun (n.) The heart, liver, and lights of an animal.
 noun (n.) Spirit; courage; indomitable resolution; fortitude.
 noun (n.) The act of plucking, or the state of being plucked, at college. See Pluck, v. t., 4.
 verb (v. t.) To pull; to draw.
 verb (v. t.) Especially, to pull with sudden force or effort, or to pull off or out from something, with a twitch; to twitch; also, to gather, to pick; as, to pluck feathers from a fowl; to pluck hair or wool from a skin; to pluck grapes.
 verb (v. t.) To strip of, or as of, feathers; as, to pluck a fowl.
 verb (v. t.) To reject at an examination for degrees.
 verb (v. i.) To make a motion of pulling or twitching; -- usually with at; as, to pluck at one's gown.
 verb (v. t.) The lyrie.

potlucknoun (n.) Whatever may chance to be in the pot, or may be provided for a meal.

pucknoun (n.) A celebrated fairy, "the merry wanderer of the night;" -- called also Robin Goodfellow, Friar Rush, Pug, etc.
 noun (n.) The goatsucker.
 noun (n.) A disk of vulcanized rubber used in the game of hockey, as the object to be driven through the goals.

putchucknoun (n.) Same as Pachak.

rucknoun (n.) A roc.
 noun (n.) A heap; a rick.
 noun (n.) The common sort, whether persons or things; as, the ruck in a horse race.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To draw into wrinkles or unsightly folds; to crease; as, to ruck up a carpet.
 verb (v. t.) A wrinkle or crease in a piece of cloth, or in needlework.
 verb (v. i.) To cower; to huddle together; to squat; to sit, as a hen on eggs.

shelducknoun (n.) The sheldrake.

shucknoun (n.) A shock of grain.
 noun (n.) A shell, husk, or pod; especially, the outer covering of such nuts as the hickory nut, butternut, peanut, and chestnut.
 noun (n.) The shell of an oyster or clam.
 verb (v. t.) To deprive of the shucks or husks; as, to shuck walnuts, Indian corn, oysters, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To remove or take off (shucks); hence, to discard; to lay aside; -- usually with off.

skeelducknoun (n.) Alt. of Skeelgoose

stucknoun (n.) A thrust.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Stick
  () imp. & p. p. of Stick.

sucknoun (n.) The act of drawing with the mouth.
 noun (n.) That which is drawn into the mouth by sucking; specifically, mikl drawn from the breast.
 noun (n.) A small draught.
 noun (n.) Juice; succulence.
 verb (v. t.) To draw, as a liquid, by the action of the mouth and tongue, which tends to produce a vacuum, and causes the liquid to rush in by atmospheric pressure; to draw, or apply force to, by exhausting the air.
 verb (v. t.) To draw liquid from by the action of the mouth; as, to suck an orange; specifically, to draw milk from (the mother, the breast, etc.) with the mouth; as, the young of an animal sucks the mother, or dam; an infant sucks the breast.
 verb (v. t.) To draw in, or imbibe, by any process resembles sucking; to inhale; to absorb; as, to suck in air; the roots of plants suck water from the ground.
 verb (v. t.) To draw or drain.
 verb (v. t.) To draw in, as a whirlpool; to swallow up.
 verb (v. i.) To draw, or attempt to draw, something by suction, as with the mouth, or through a tube.
 verb (v. i.) To draw milk from the breast or udder; as, a child, or the young of an animal, is first nourished by sucking.
 verb (v. i.) To draw in; to imbibe; to partake.

teetucknoun (n.) The rock pipit.

teeucknoun (n.) The lapwing.

trucknoun (n.) Exchange of commodities; barter.
 noun (n.) Commodities appropriate for barter, or for small trade; small commodities; esp., in the United States, garden vegetables raised for the market.
 noun (n.) The practice of paying wages in goods instead of money; -- called also truck system.
 verb (v. i.) A small wheel, as of a vehicle; specifically (Ord.), a small strong wheel, as of wood or iron, for a gun carriage.
 verb (v. i.) A low, wheeled vehicle or barrow for carrying goods, stone, and other heavy articles.
 verb (v. i.) A swiveling carriage, consisting of a frame with one or more pairs of wheels and the necessary boxes, springs, etc., to carry and guide one end of a locomotive or a car; -- sometimes called bogie in England. Trucks usually have four or six wheels.
 verb (v. i.) A small wooden cap at the summit of a flagstaff or a masthead, having holes in it for reeving halyards through.
 verb (v. i.) A small piece of wood, usually cylindrical or disk-shaped, used for various purposes.
 verb (v. i.) A freight car.
 verb (v. i.) A frame on low wheels or rollers; -- used for various purposes, as for a movable support for heavy bodies.
 verb (v. t.) To transport on a truck or trucks.
 verb (v. t.) To exchange; to give in exchange; to barter; as, to truck knives for gold dust.
 verb (v. i.) To exchange commodities; to barter; to trade; to deal.

tucknoun (n.) A long, narrow sword; a rapier.
 noun (n.) The beat of a drum.
 noun (n.) A horizontal sewed fold, such as is made in a garment, to shorten it; a plait.
 noun (n.) A small net used for taking fish from a larger one; -- called also tuck-net.
 noun (n.) A pull; a lugging.
 noun (n.) The part of a vessel where the ends of the bottom planks meet under the stern.
 noun (n.) Food; pastry; sweetmeats.
 verb (v. t.) To draw up; to shorten; to fold under; to press into a narrower compass; as, to tuck the bedclothes in; to tuck up one's sleeves.
 verb (v. t.) To make a tuck or tucks in; as, to tuck a dress.
 verb (v. t.) To inclose; to put within; to press into a close place; as, to tuck a child into a bed; to tuck a book under one's arm, or into a pocket.
 verb (v. t.) To full, as cloth.
 verb (v. i.) To contract; to draw together.

tussucknoun (n.) See Tussock.

witchucknoun (n.) The sand martin, or bank swallow.

wonderstruckadjective (a.) Struck with wonder, admiration, or surprise.

woodchucknoun (n.) A common large North American marmot (Arctomys monax). It is usually reddish brown, more or less grizzled with gray. It makes extensive burrows, and is often injurious to growing crops. Called also ground hog.
 noun (n.) The yaffle, or green woodpecker.

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


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


buccaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the mouth or cheeks.

buccaneernoun (n.) A robber upon the sea; a pirate; -- a term applied especially to the piratical adventurers who made depredations on the Spaniards in America in the 17th and 18th centuries.
 verb (v. i.) To act the part of a buccaneer; to live as a piratical adventurer or sea robber.

buccaneerishadjective (a.) Like a buccaneer; piratical.

buccinaladjective (a.) Shaped or sounding like a trumpet; trumpetlike.

buccinatornoun (n.) A muscle of the cheek; -- so called from its use in blowing wind instruments.

buccinoidadjective (a.) Resembling the genus Buccinum, or pertaining to the Buccinidae, a family of marine univalve shells. See Whelk, and Prosobranchiata.

buccinumnoun (n.) A genus of large univalve mollusks abundant in the arctic seas. It includes the common whelk (B. undatum).

bucentaurnoun (n.) A fabulous monster, half ox, half man.
 noun (n.) The state barge of Venice, used by the doge in the ceremony of espousing the Adriatic.

bucerosnoun (n.) A genus of large perching birds; the hornbills.

bucholzitenoun (n.) Same as Fibrolite.

buchunoun (n.) A South African shrub (Barosma) with small leaves that are dotted with oil glands; also, the leaves themselves, which are used in medicine for diseases of the urinary organs, etc. Several species furnish the leaves.

bucolicnoun (n.) A pastoral poem, representing rural affairs, and the life, manners, and occupation of shepherds; as, the Bucolics of Theocritus and Virgil.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the life and occupation of a shepherd; pastoral; rustic.

bucolicaladjective (a.) Bucolic.

bucraniumnoun (n.) A sculptured ornament, representing an ox skull adorned with wreaths, etc.

buccannoun (n.) A wooden frame or grid for roasting, smoking, or drying meat over fire.
 noun (n.) A place where meat is smoked.
 noun (n.) Buccaned meat.
 verb (v. t.) To expose (meat) in strips to fire and smoke upon a buccan.

bucephalusnoun (n.) The celebrated war horse of Alexander the Great.
 noun (n.) Hence, any riding horse.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH BUCK:

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.

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

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

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

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

beetlestocknoun (n.) The handle of a beetle.

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

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

berserknoun (n.) Alt. of Berserker

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

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

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

bilcocknoun (n.) The European water rail.

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

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

binknoun (n.) A bench.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

bobbinworknoun (n.) Work woven with bobbins.

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

bodocknoun (n.) The Osage orange.

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

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

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

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

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

bootblacknoun (n.) One who blacks boots.

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

bootlicknoun (n.) A toady.

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

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

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

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

bouleworknoun (n.) Same as Buhl, Buhlwork.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

bruskadjective (a.) Same as Brusque.

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.