Name Report For First Name BRAM:

BRAM

First name BRAM's origins are Irish and Dutch. BRAM means "irish form of abraham" (Irish) and "father" in Dutch. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with BRAM below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of bram.(Brown names are of the same origin (Irish,Dutch) with BRAM and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with BRAM - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming BRAM

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES BRAM AS A WHOLE:

abramo abram bramley bramwell

NAMES RHYMING WITH BRAM (According to last letters):

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

ikram maram afram bertram bartram ram abiram amram aram barram barthram beorhthram ephram gram joram oram aviram tristram akram byram amiram baram chiram hiram

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

esinam selam ahlam hayam in'am siham mirjam lam tham al-sham dar-el-salam derham abdul-hakam abdul-salam adham bassam esam haytham hisham humam husam isam tamam gwynham nizam brigham william uilleam priam abraham shyam adinam chilam mariam maryam miriam myriam abracham adam addam avraham beckham beornham brigbam briggebam caddaham cam cunningham dunham elam fitzadam graham grisham isenham jonam jotham kam liam lyam maeadam odam orham pratham segenam windham wyndham yerucham zemariam venjam gersham amikam macadam wickam isham hallam gresham

NAMES RHYMING WITH BRAM (According to first letters):

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

bra brachah brad bradach bradaigh bradamate bradan bradana bradbourne bradburn bradd braddock braddon brademagus braden bradene bradey bradford bradig bradleah bradlee bradley bradly bradon bradshaw bradwell brady bradyn braeden braedon braedyn braelyn braemwiella braiana braiden brain brainard brainerd brale braleah bran brand branda brandan branddun brande brandee brandeis brandeles brandelis brandelyn branden brandi brandice brandie brandilyn brandin brando brandon brandubh branduff brandy brandyce brandyn brangaine brangore brangorre branhard branigan brann brannan brannen brannon branor bransan branson brant brantley branton brantson branwen branwyn braoin brarn brasil braweigh brawleigh brawley braxton brayden braydon braylie braylon brayton

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

bre brea breac breana breanainn breandan

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH BRAM:

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

barnum basim bem beorhthramm blossom blostm briggeham

English Words Rhyming BRAM

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES BRAM AS A WHOLE:

bramanoun (n.) See Brahma.

bramblenoun (n.) Any plant of the genus Rubus, including the raspberry and blackberry. Hence: Any rough, prickly shrub.
 noun (n.) The brambling or bramble finch.

brambledadjective (a.) Overgrown with brambles.

bramblingnoun (n.) The European mountain finch (Fringilla montifringilla); -- called also bramble finch and bramble.

bramblyadjective (a.) Pertaining to, resembling, or full of, brambles.

bramenoun (n.) Sharp passion; vexation.

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


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


anagramnoun (n.) Literally, the letters of a word read backwards, but in its usual wider sense, the change or one word or phrase into another by the transposition of its letters. Thus Galenus becomes angelus; William Noy (attorney-general to Charles I., and a laborious man) may be turned into I moyl in law.
 verb (v. t.) To anagrammatize.

anemogramnoun (n.) A record made by an anemograph.

actinogramnoun (n.) A record made by the actinograph.

bairamnoun (n.) The name of two Mohammedan festivals, of which one is held at the close of the fast called Ramadan, and the other seventy days after the fast.
 noun (n.) Either of two Mohammedan festivals, of which one (the Lesser Bairam) is held at the close of the fast called Ramadan, and the other (the Greater Bairam) seventy days after the fast.

bartramnoun (n.) See Bertram.

bertramnoun (n.) Pellitory of Spain (Anacyclus pyrethrum).

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.

barogramnoun (n.) A tracing, usually made by the barograph, showing graphically the variations of atmospheric pressure for a given time.

cablegramnoun (n.) A message sent by a submarine telegraphic cable.

centigramnoun (n.) Alt. of Centigramme

chronogramnoun (n.) An inscription in which certain numeral letters, made to appear specially conspicuous, on being added together, express a particular date or epoch, as in the motto of a medal struck by Gustavus Adolphus in 1632: ChrIstVs DVX; ergo trIVMphVs.- the capitals of which give, when added as numerals, the sum 1632.
 noun (n.) The record or inscription made by a chronograph.

cramnoun (n.) The act of cramming.
 noun (n.) Information hastily memorized; as, a cram from an examination.
 noun (n.) A warp having more than two threads passing through each dent or split of the reed.
 verb (v. t.) To press, force, or drive, particularly in filling, or in thrusting one thing into another; to stuff; to crowd; to fill to superfluity; as, to cram anything into a basket; to cram a room with people.
 verb (v. t.) To fill with food to satiety; to stuff.
 verb (v. t.) To put hastily through an extensive course of memorizing or study, as in preparation for an examination; as, a pupil is crammed by his tutor.
 verb (v. i.) To eat greedily, and to satiety; to stuff.
 verb (v. i.) To make crude preparation for a special occasion, as an examination, by a hasty and extensive course of memorizing or study.

cryptogramnoun (n.) A cipher writing. Same as Cryptograph.

cardiogramnoun (n.) The curve or tracing made by a cardiograph.

cartogramnoun (n.) A map showing geographically, by shades or curves, statistics of various kinds; a statistical map.

decagramnoun (n.) Alt. of Decagramme

decigramnoun (n.) Alt. of Decigramme

dekagramnoun (n.) Same as Decagram.

diagramnoun (n.) A figure or drawing made to illustrate a statement, or facilitate a demonstration; a plan.
 noun (n.) Any simple drawing made for mathematical or scientific purposes, or to assist a verbal explanation which refers to it; a mechanical drawing, as distinguished from an artistical one.
 verb (v. t.) To put into the form of a diagram.

digramnoun (n.) A digraph.

dramnoun (n.) A weight; in Apothecaries' weight, one eighth part of an ounce, or sixty grains; in Avoirdupois weight, one sixteenth part of an ounce, or 27.34375 grains.
 noun (n.) A minute quantity; a mite.
 noun (n.) As much spirituous liquor as is usually drunk at once; as, a dram of brandy; hence, a potation or potion; as, a dram of poison.
 noun (n.) A Persian daric.
 verb (v. i. & t.) To drink drams; to ply with drams.

epigramnoun (n.) A short poem treating concisely and pointedly of a single thought or event. The modern epigram is so contrived as to surprise the reader with a witticism or ingenious turn of thought, and is often satirical in character.
 noun (n.) An effusion of wit; a bright thought tersely and sharply expressed, whether in verse or prose.
 noun (n.) The style of the epigram.

gramnoun (n.) The East Indian name of the chick-pea (Cicer arietinum) and its seeds; also, other similar seeds there used for food.
 noun (n.) Alt. of Gramme
 adjective (a.) Angry.

grogramnoun (n.) Alt. of Grogran

hectogramnoun (n.) A measure of weight, containing a hundred grams, or about 3.527 ounces avoirdupois.

hektogramnoun (n.) Alt. of Hektometer

hierogramnoun (n.) A form of sacred or hieratic writing.

heliogramnoun (n.) A message transmitted by a heliograph.

hexagramnoun (n.) A figure of six lines
 noun (n.) A figure composed of two equal triangles intersecting so that each side of one triangle is parallel to a side of the other, and the six points coincide with those of a hexagon.
 noun (n.) In Chinese literature, one of the sixty-four figures formed of six parallel lines (continuous or broken), forming the basis of the Yih King, or "Book of Changes."

ideogramnoun (n.) An original, pictorial element of writing; a kind of hieroglyph expressing no sound, but only an idea.
 noun (n.) A symbol used for convenience, or for abbreviation; as, 1, 2, 3, +, -, /, $, /, etc.
 noun (n.) A phonetic symbol; a letter.

ihramnoun (n.) The peculiar dress worn by pilgrims to Mecca.

joramnoun (n.) See Jorum.

kilogramnoun (n.) Alt. of Kilogramme

lipogramnoun (n.) A writing composed of words not having a certain letter or letters; -- as in the Odyssey of Tryphiodorus there was no A in the first book, no B in the second, and so on.

lockramnoun (n.) A kind of linen cloth anciently used in England, originally imported from Brittany.

logogramnoun (n.) A word letter; a phonogram, that, for the sake of brevity, represents a word; as, |, i. e., t, for it. Cf. Grammalogue.

lettergramnoun (n.) See Letter, above.

marjoramnoun (n.) A genus of mintlike plants (Origanum) comprising about twenty-five species. The sweet marjoram (O. Majorana) is pecularly aromatic and fragrant, and much used in cookery. The wild marjoram of Europe and America is O. vulgare, far less fragrant than the other.

marramnoun (n.) A coarse grass found on sandy beaches (Ammophila arundinacea). See Beach grass, under Beach.

metergramnoun (n.) A measure of energy or work done; the power exerted in raising one gram through the distance of one meter against gravitation.

milligramnoun (n.) Alt. of Milligramme

muharramnoun (n.) The first month of the Mohammedan year.
 noun (n.) A festival of the Shiah sect of the Mohammedans held during the first ten days of the month Mohurrum.

monogramnoun (n.) A character or cipher composed of two or more letters interwoven or combined so as to represent a name, or a part of it (usually the initials). Monograms are often used on seals, ornamental pins, rings, buttons, and by painters, engravers, etc., to distinguish their works.
 noun (n.) A picture in lines; a sketch.
 noun (n.) An arbitrary sign for a word.

myogramnoun (n.) See Muscle curve, under Muscle.

myriagramnoun (n.) Alt. of Myriagramme

marconigramnoun (n.) A Marconi wireless message.

optogramnoun (n.) An image of external objects fixed on the retina by the photochemical action of light on the visual purple. See Optography.

ondogramnoun (n.) The record of an ondograph.

oscillogramnoun (n.) An autographic record made by an oscillograph.

paragramnoun (n.) A pun.

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


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


brabantineadjective (a.) Pertaining to Brabant, an ancient province of the Netherlands.

brabblenoun (n.) A broil; a noisy contest; a wrangle.
 verb (v. i.) To clamor; to contest noisily.

brabblementnoun (n.) A brabble.

brabblernoun (n.) A clamorous, quarrelsome, noisy fellow; a wrangler.

braccateadjective (a.) Furnished with feathers which conceal the feet.

bracenoun (n.) That which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly; a bandage or a prop.
 noun (n.) A cord, ligament, or rod, for producing or maintaining tension, as a cord on the side of a drum.
 noun (n.) The state of being braced or tight; tension.
 noun (n.) A piece of material used to transmit, or change the direction of, weight or pressure; any one of the pieces, in a frame or truss, which divide the structure into triangular parts. It may act as a tie, or as a strut, and serves to prevent distortion of the structure, and transverse strains in its members. A boiler brace is a diagonal stay, connecting the head with the shell.
 noun (n.) A vertical curved line connecting two or more words or lines, which are to be taken together; thus, boll, bowl; or, in music, used to connect staves.
 noun (n.) A rope reeved through a block at the end of a yard, by which the yard is moved horizontally; also, a rudder gudgeon.
 noun (n.) A curved instrument or handle of iron or wood, for holding and turning bits, etc.; a bitstock.
 noun (n.) A pair; a couple; as, a brace of ducks; now rarely applied to persons, except familiarly or with some contempt.
 noun (n.) Straps or bands to sustain trousers; suspenders.
 noun (n.) Harness; warlike preparation.
 noun (n.) Armor for the arm; vantbrace.
 noun (n.) The mouth of a shaft.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish with braces; to support; to prop; as, to brace a beam in a building.
 verb (v. t.) To draw tight; to tighten; to put in a state of tension; to strain; to strengthen; as, to brace the nerves.
 verb (v. t.) To bind or tie closely; to fasten tightly.
 verb (v. t.) To place in a position for resisting pressure; to hold firmly; as, he braced himself against the crowd.
 verb (v. t.) To move around by means of braces; as, to brace the yards.
 verb (v. i.) To get tone or vigor; to rouse one's energies; -- with up.

bracingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Brace
 noun (n.) The act of strengthening, supporting, or propping, with a brace or braces; the state of being braced.
 noun (n.) Any system of braces; braces, collectively; as, the bracing of a truss.
 adjective (a.) Imparting strength or tone; strengthening; invigorating; as, a bracing north wind.

braceletnoun (n.) An ornamental band or ring, for the wrist or the arm; in modern times, an ornament encircling the wrist, worn by women or girls.
 noun (n.) A piece of defensive armor for the arm.

bracernoun (n.) That which braces, binds, or makes firm; a band or bandage.
 noun (n.) A covering to protect the arm of the bowman from the vibration of the string; also, a brassart.
 noun (n.) A medicine, as an astringent or a tonic, which gives tension or tone to any part of the body.

brachnoun (n.) A bitch of the hound kind.

brachelytranoun (n. pl.) A group of beetles having short elytra, as the rove beetles.

brachianoun (n. pl.) See Brachium.

brachialadjective (a.) Pertaining or belonging to the arm; as, the brachial artery; the brachial nerve.
 adjective (a.) Of the nature of an arm; resembling an arm.

brachiatanoun (n. pl.) A division of the Crinoidea, including those furnished with long jointed arms. See Crinoidea.

brachiateadjective (a.) Having branches in pairs, decussated, all nearly horizontal, and each pair at right angles with the next, as in the maple and lilac.

brachioganoidnoun (n.) One of the Brachioganoidei.

brachioganoideinoun (n. pl.) An order of ganoid fishes of which the bichir of Africa is a living example. See Crossopterygii.

brachiolarianoun (n. pl.) A peculiar early larval stage of certain starfishes, having a bilateral structure, and swimming by means of bands of vibrating cilia.

brachiopodnoun (n.) One of the Brachiopoda, or its shell.

brachiopodanoun (n.) A class of Molluscoidea having a symmetrical bivalve shell, often attached by a fleshy peduncle.

brachiumnoun (n.) The upper arm; the segment of the fore limb between the shoulder and the elbow.

brachmannoun (n.) See Brahman.

brachycatalecticnoun (n.) A verse wanting two syllables at its termination.

brachycephalicadjective (a.) Alt. of Brachycephalous

brachycephalousadjective (a.) Having the skull short in proportion to its breadth; shortheaded; -- in distinction from dolichocephalic.

brachycephalynoun (n.) Alt. of Brachycephalism

brachycephalismnoun (n.) The state or condition of being brachycephalic; shortness of head.

brachyceraladjective (a.) Having short antennae, as certain insects.

brachydiagonalnoun (n.) The shorter of the diagonals in a rhombic prism.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to the shorter diagonal, as of a rhombic prism.

brachydomenoun (n.) A dome parallel to the shorter lateral axis. See Dome.

brachygraphernoun (n.) A writer in short hand; a stenographer.

brachygraphynoun (n.) Stenography.

brachylogynoun (n.) Conciseness of expression; brevity.

brachypinacoidnoun (n.) A plane of an orthorhombic crystal which is parallel both to the vertical axis and to the shorter lateral (brachydiagonal) axis.

brachypteranoun (n. pl.) A group of Coleoptera having short wings; the rove beetles.

brachypteresnoun (n.pl.) A group of birds, including auks, divers, and penguins.

brachypterousadjective (a.) Having short wings.

brachystochronenoun (n.) A curve, in which a body, starting from a given point, and descending solely by the force of gravity, will reach another given point in a shorter time than it could by any other path. This curve of quickest descent, as it is sometimes called, is, in a vacuum, the same as the cycloid.

brachytypousadjective (a.) Of a short form.

brachyuranoun (n. pl.) A group of decapod Crustacea, including the common crabs, characterized by a small and short abdomen, which is bent up beneath the large cephalo-thorax. [Also spelt Brachyoura.] See Crab, and Illustration in Appendix.

brachyuraladjective (a.) Alt. of Brachyurous

brachyurousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Brachyura.

brachyurannoun (n.) One of the Brachyura.

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

brackennoun (n.) A brake or fern.

bracketnoun (n.) An architectural member, plain or ornamental, projecting from a wall or pier, to support weight falling outside of the same; also, a decorative feature seeming to discharge such an office.
 noun (n.) A piece or combination of pieces, usually triangular in general shape, projecting from, or fastened to, a wall, or other surface, to support heavy bodies or to strengthen angles.
 noun (n.) A shot, crooked timber, resembling a knee, used as a support.
 noun (n.) The cheek or side of an ordnance carriage.
 noun (n.) One of two characters [], used to inclose a reference, explanation, or note, or a part to be excluded from a sentence, to indicate an interpolation, to rectify a mistake, or to supply an omission, and for certain other purposes; -- called also crotchet.
 noun (n.) A gas fixture or lamp holder projecting from the face of a wall, column, or the like.
 noun (n.) A figure determined by firing a projectile beyond a target and another short of it, as a basis for ascertaining the proper elevation of the piece; -- only used in the phrase, to establish a bracket. After the bracket is established shots are fired with intermediate elevations until the exact range is obtained. In the United States navy it is called fork.
 verb (v. t.) To place within brackets; to connect by brackets; to furnish with brackets.
 verb (v. t.) To shoot so as to establish a bracket for (an object).

bracketingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bracket
 noun (n.) A series or group of brackets; brackets, collectively.

brackishadjective (a.) Saltish, or salt in a moderate degree, as water in saline soil.

brackishnessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being brackish, or somewhat salt.

brackyadjective (a.) Brackish.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH BRAM:

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

baalismnoun (n.) Worship of Baal; idolatry.

babismnoun (n.) The doctrine of a modern religious sect, which originated in Persia in 1843, being a mixture of Mohammedan, Christian, Jewish and Parsee elements.
 noun (n.) Alt. of Babiism

babyismnoun (n.) The state of being a baby.
 noun (n.) A babyish manner of acting or speaking.

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

bacciformadjective (a.) Having the form of a berry.

bachelordomnoun (n.) The state of bachelorhood; the whole body of bachelors.

bachelorismnoun (n.) Bachelorhood; also, a manner or peculiarity belonging to bachelors.

bacilliformadjective (a.) Rod-shaped.

backwormnoun (n.) A disease of hawks. See Filanders.

bacteriumnoun (n.) A microscopic vegetable organism, belonging to the class Algae, usually in the form of a jointed rodlike filament, and found in putrefying organic infusions. Bacteria are destitute of chlorophyll, and are the smallest of microscopic organisms. They are very widely diffused in nature, and multiply with marvelous rapidity, both by fission and by spores. Certain species are active agents in fermentation, while others appear to be the cause of certain infectious diseases. See Bacillus.

bagwormnoun (n.) One of several lepidopterous insects which construct, in the larval state, a baglike case which they carry about for protection. One species (Platoeceticus Gloveri) feeds on the orange tree. See Basket worm.

balaamnoun (n.) A paragraph describing something wonderful, used to fill out a newspaper column; -- an allusion to the miracle of Balaam's ass speaking.

balliumnoun (n.) See Bailey.

ballroomnoun (n.) A room for balls or dancing.

balmnoun (n.) An aromatic plant of the genus Melissa.
 noun (n.) The resinous and aromatic exudation of certain trees or shrubs.
 noun (n.) Any fragrant ointment.
 noun (n.) Anything that heals or that mitigates pain.
 verb (v. i.) To anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal. Hence: To soothe; to mitigate.

balsamnoun (n.) A resin containing more or less of an essential or volatile oil.
 noun (n.) A species of tree (Abies balsamea).
 noun (n.) An annual garden plant (Impatiens balsamina) with beautiful flowers; balsamine.
 noun (n.) Anything that heals, soothes, or restores.
 verb (v. t.) To treat or anoint with balsam; to relieve, as with balsam; to render balsamic.

bamnoun (n.) An imposition; a cheat; a hoax.
 verb (v. t.) To cheat; to wheedle.

bantamnoun (n.) A variety of small barnyard fowl, with feathered legs, probably brought from Bantam, a district of Java.

bantingismnoun (n.) A method of reducing corpulence by avoiding food containing much farinaceous, saccharine, or oily matter; -- so called from William Banting of London.

barbarismnoun (n.) An uncivilized state or condition; rudeness of manners; ignorance of arts, learning, and literature; barbarousness.
 noun (n.) A barbarous, cruel, or brutal action; an outrage.
 noun (n.) An offense against purity of style or language; any form of speech contrary to the pure idioms of a particular language. See Solecism.

bardismnoun (n.) The system of bards; the learning and maxims of bards.

bariumnoun (n.) One of the elements, belonging to the alkaline earth group; a metal having a silver-white color, and melting at a very high temperature. It is difficult to obtain the pure metal, from the facility with which it becomes oxidized in the air. Atomic weight, 137. Symbol, Ba. Its oxide called baryta.

barmnoun (n.) Foam rising upon beer, or other malt liquors, when fermenting, and used as leaven in making bread and in brewing; yeast.
 noun (n.) The lap or bosom.

barroomnoun (n.) A room containing a bar or counter at which liquors are sold.

barytumnoun (n.) The metal barium. See Barium.

basaltiformadjective (a.) In the form of basalt; columnar.

basidiumnoun (n.) A special oblong or pyriform cell, with slender branches, which bears the spores in that division of fungi called Basidiomycetes, of which the common mushroom is an example.

basigyniumnoun (n.) The pedicel on which the ovary of certain flowers, as the passion flower, is seated; a carpophore or thecaphore.

basipterygiumnoun (n.) A bar of cartilage at the base of the embryonic fins of some fishes. It develops into the metapterygium.

bastardismnoun (n.) The state of being a bastard; bastardy.

bathmismnoun (n.) See Vital force.

baunscheidtismnoun (n.) A form of acupuncture, followed by the rubbing of the part with a stimulating fluid.

bdelliumnoun (n.) An unidentified substance mentioned in the Bible (Gen. ii. 12, and Num. xi. 7), variously taken to be a gum, a precious stone, or pearls, or perhaps a kind of amber found in Arabia.
 noun (n.) A gum resin of reddish brown color, brought from India, Persia, and Africa.

beamnoun (n.) Any large piece of timber or iron long in proportion to its thickness, and prepared for use.
 noun (n.) One of the principal horizontal timbers of a building or ship.
 noun (n.) The width of a vessel; as, one vessel is said to have more beam than another.
 noun (n.) The bar of a balance, from the ends of which the scales are suspended.
 noun (n.) The principal stem or horn of a stag or other deer, which bears the antlers, or branches.
 noun (n.) The pole of a carriage.
 noun (n.) A cylinder of wood, making part of a loom, on which weavers wind the warp before weaving; also, the cylinder on which the cloth is rolled, as it is woven; one being called the fore beam, the other the back beam.
 noun (n.) The straight part or shank of an anchor.
 noun (n.) The main part of a plow, to which the handles and colter are secured, and to the end of which are attached the oxen or horses that draw it.
 noun (n.) A heavy iron lever having an oscillating motion on a central axis, one end of which is connected with the piston rod from which it receives motion, and the other with the crank of the wheel shaft; -- called also working beam or walking beam.
 noun (n.) A ray or collection of parallel rays emitted from the sun or other luminous body; as, a beam of light, or of heat.
 noun (n.) Fig.: A ray; a gleam; as, a beam of comfort.
 noun (n.) One of the long feathers in the wing of a hawk; -- called also beam feather.
 verb (v. t.) To send forth; to emit; -- followed ordinarily by forth; as, to beam forth light.
 verb (v. i.) To emit beams of light.

bedlamnoun (n.) A place appropriated to the confinement and care of the insane; a madhouse.
 noun (n.) An insane person; a lunatic; a madman.
 noun (n.) Any place where uproar and confusion prevail.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to, or fit for, a madhouse.

bedroomnoun (n.) A room or apartment intended or used for a bed; a lodging room.
 noun (n.) Room in a bed.

beemnoun (n.) A trumpet.

beggarismnoun (n.) Beggary.

begumnoun (n.) In the East Indies, a princess or lady of high rank.

beldamnoun (n.) Alt. of Beldame

benthamismnoun (n.) That phase of the doctrine of utilitarianism taught by Jeremy Bentham; the doctrine that the morality of actions is estimated and determined by their utility; also, the theory that the sensibility to pleasure and the recoil from pain are the only motives which influence human desires and actions, and that these are the sufficient explanation of ethical and jural conceptions.

bermnoun (n.) Alt. of Berme

berylliumnoun (n.) A metallic element found in the beryl. See Glucinum.

besomnoun (n.) A brush of twigs for sweeping; a broom; anything which sweeps away or destroys.
 verb (v. t.) To sweep, as with a besom.

beteemadjective (a.) To give ; to bestow; to grant; to accord; to consent.
 adjective (a.) To allow; to permit; to suffer.

bethlehemnoun (n.) A hospital for lunatics; -- corrupted into bedlam.
 noun (n.) In the Ethiopic church, a small building attached to a church edifice, in which the bread for the eucharist is made.

biblicismnoun (n.) Learning or literature relating to the Bible.

bibliophilismnoun (n.) Love of books.

bibliopolismnoun (n.) The trade or business of selling books.

bicyclismnoun (n.) The art of riding a bicycle.

biformadjective (a.) Having two forms, bodies, or shapes.

bigamnoun (n.) A bigamist.

bilingualismnoun (n.) Quality of being bilingual.

biliteralismnoun (n.) The property or state of being biliteral.

bimastismnoun (n.) The condition of having two mammae or teats.

bimetallismnoun (n.) The legalized use of two metals (as gold and silver) in the currency of a country, at a fixed relative value; -- in opposition to monometallism.

biomagnetismnoun (n.) Animal magnetism.

bioplasmnoun (n.) A name suggested by Dr. Beale for the germinal matter supposed to be essential to the functions of all living beings; the material through which every form of life manifests itself; unaltered protoplasm.

birthdomnoun (n.) The land of one's birth; one's inheritance.

bishopdomnoun (n.) Jurisdiction of a bishop; episcopate.

bitheismnoun (n.) Belief in the existence of two gods; dualism.

biviumnoun (n.) One side of an echinoderm, including a pair of ambulacra, in distinction from the opposite side (trivium), which includes three ambulacra.

blackguardismnoun (n.) The conduct or language of a blackguard; ruffianism.

blastodermnoun (n.) The germinal membrane in an ovum, from which the embryo is developed.

bletonismnoun (n.) The supposed faculty of perceiving subterraneous springs and currents by sensation; -- so called from one Bleton, of France.

blindwormnoun (n.) A small, burrowing, snakelike, limbless lizard (Anguis fragilis), with minute eyes, popularly believed to be blind; the slowworm; -- formerly a name for the adder.

blissomadjective (a.) Lascivious; also, in heat; -- said of ewes.
 verb (v. i.) To be lustful; to be lascivious.

blockheadismnoun (n.) That which characterizes a blockhead; stupidity.

bloomnoun (n.) A blossom; the flower of a plant; an expanded bud; flowers, collectively.
 noun (n.) The opening of flowers in general; the state of blossoming or of having the flowers open; as, the cherry trees are in bloom.
 noun (n.) A state or time of beauty, freshness, and vigor; an opening to higher perfection, analogous to that of buds into blossoms; as, the bloom of youth.
 noun (n.) The delicate, powdery coating upon certain growing or newly-gathered fruits or leaves, as on grapes, plums, etc. Hence: Anything giving an appearance of attractive freshness; a flush; a glow.
 noun (n.) The clouded appearance which varnish sometimes takes upon the surface of a picture.
 noun (n.) A yellowish deposit or powdery coating which appears on well-tanned leather.
 noun (n.) A popular term for a bright-hued variety of some minerals; as, the rose-red cobalt bloom.
 noun (n.) A mass of wrought iron from the Catalan forge or from the puddling furnace, deprived of its dross, and shaped usually in the form of an oblong block by shingling.
 noun (n.) A large bar of steel formed directly from an ingot by hammering or rolling, being a preliminary shape for further working.
 verb (v. i.) To produce or yield blossoms; to blossom; to flower or be in flower.
 verb (v. i.) To be in a state of healthful, growing youth and vigor; to show beauty and freshness, as of flowers; to give promise, as by or with flowers.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to blossom; to make flourish.
 verb (v. t.) To bestow a bloom upon; to make blooming or radiant.

blossomnoun (n.) The flower of a plant, or the essential organs of reproduction, with their appendages; florescence; bloom; the flowers of a plant, collectively; as, the blossoms and fruit of a tree; an apple tree in blossom.
 noun (n.) A blooming period or stage of development; something lovely that gives rich promise.
 noun (n.) The color of a horse that has white hairs intermixed with sorrel and bay hairs; -- otherwise called peach color.
 noun (n.) To put forth blossoms or flowers; to bloom; to blow; to flower.
 noun (n.) To flourish and prosper.

bluestockingismnoun (n.) The character or manner of a bluestocking; female pedantry.

bohemianismnoun (n.) The characteristic conduct or methods of a Bohemian.

bokadamnoun (n.) See Cerberus.

bollwormnoun (n.) The larva of a moth (Heliothis armigera) which devours the bolls or unripe pods of the cotton plant, often doing great damage to the crops.

bomnoun (n.) A large American serpent, so called from the sound it makes.

bonapartismnoun (n.) The policy of Bonaparte or of the Bonapartes.

boniformadjective (a.) Sensitive or responsive to moral excellence.

boodhismnoun (n.) Same as Buddhism.

bookwormnoun (n.) Any larva of a beetle or moth, which is injurious to books. Many species are known.
 noun (n.) A student closely attached to books or addicted to study; a reader without appreciation.

boomnoun (n.) A long pole or spar, run out for the purpose of extending the bottom of a particular sail; as, the jib boom, the studding-sail boom, etc.
 noun (n.) A long spar or beam, projecting from the mast of a derrick, from the outer end of which the body to be lifted is suspended.
 noun (n.) A pole with a conspicuous top, set up to mark the channel in a river or harbor.
 noun (n.) A strong chain cable, or line of spars bound together, extended across a river or the mouth of a harbor, to obstruct navigation or passage.
 noun (n.) A line of connected floating timbers stretched across a river, or inclosing an area of water, to keep saw logs, etc., from floating away.
 noun (n.) A hollow roar, as of waves or cannon; also, the hollow cry of the bittern; a booming.
 noun (n.) A strong and extensive advance, with more or less noisy excitement; -- applied colloquially or humorously to market prices, the demand for stocks or commodities and to political chances of aspirants to office; as, a boom in the stock market; a boom in coffee.
 verb (v. t.) To extend, or push, with a boom or pole; as, to boom out a sail; to boom off a boat.
 verb (v. i.) To cry with a hollow note; to make a hollow sound, as the bittern, and some insects.
 verb (v. i.) To make a hollow sound, as of waves or cannon.
 verb (v. i.) To rush with violence and noise, as a ship under a press of sail, before a free wind.
 verb (v. i.) To have a rapid growth in market value or in popular favor; to go on rushingly.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to advance rapidly in price; as, to boom railroad or mining shares; to create a "boom" for; as to boom Mr. C. for senator.

borborygmnoun (n.) A rumbling or gurgling noise produced by wind in the bowels.

boredomnoun (n.) The state of being bored, or pestered; a state of ennui.
 noun (n.) The realm of bores; bores, collectively.

bosomnoun (n.) The breast of a human being; the part, between the arms, to which anything is pressed when embraced by them.
 noun (n.) The breast, considered as the seat of the passions, affections, and operations of the mind; consciousness; secret thoughts.
 noun (n.) Embrace; loving or affectionate inclosure; fold.
 noun (n.) Any thing or place resembling the breast; a supporting surface; an inner recess; the interior; as, the bosom of the earth.
 noun (n.) The part of the dress worn upon the breast; an article, or a portion of an article, of dress to be worn upon the breast; as, the bosom of a shirt; a linen bosom.
 noun (n.) Inclination; desire.
 noun (n.) A depression round the eye of a millstone.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the bosom.
 adjective (a.) Intimate; confidential; familiar; trusted; cherished; beloved; as, a bosom friend.
 verb (v. t.) To inclose or carry in the bosom; to keep with care; to take to heart; to cherish.
 verb (v. t.) To conceal; to hide from view; to embosom.

bossismnoun (n.) The rule or practices of bosses, esp. political bosses.

boswellismnoun (n.) The style of Boswell.

bottomnoun (n.) The lowest part of anything; the foot; as, the bottom of a tree or well; the bottom of a hill, a lane, or a page.
 noun (n.) The part of anything which is beneath the contents and supports them, as the part of a chair on which a person sits, the circular base or lower head of a cask or tub, or the plank floor of a ship's hold; the under surface.
 noun (n.) That upon which anything rests or is founded, in a literal or a figurative sense; foundation; groundwork.
 noun (n.) The bed of a body of water, as of a river, lake, sea.
 noun (n.) The fundament; the buttocks.
 noun (n.) An abyss.
 noun (n.) Low land formed by alluvial deposits along a river; low-lying ground; a dale; a valley.
 noun (n.) The part of a ship which is ordinarily under water; hence, the vessel itself; a ship.
 noun (n.) Power of endurance; as, a horse of a good bottom.
 noun (n.) Dregs or grounds; lees; sediment.
 noun (n.) A ball or skein of thread; a cocoon.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the bottom; fundamental; lowest; under; as, bottom rock; the bottom board of a wagon box; bottom prices.
 verb (v. t.) To found or build upon; to fix upon as a support; -- followed by on or upon.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish with a bottom; as, to bottom a chair.
 verb (v. t.) To reach or get to the bottom of.
 verb (v. i.) To rest, as upon an ultimate support; to be based or grounded; -- usually with on or upon.
 verb (v. i.) To reach or impinge against the bottom, so as to impede free action, as when the point of a cog strikes the bottom of a space between two other cogs, or a piston the end of a cylinder.
 verb (v. t.) To wind round something, as in making a ball of thread.

botuliformadjective (a.) Having the shape of a sausage.

bourbonismnoun (n.) The principles of those adhering to the house of Bourbon; obstinate conservatism.

boviformadjective (a.) Resembling an ox in form; ox-shaped.

boycottismnoun (n.) Methods of boycotters.

boyismnoun (n.) Boyhood.
 noun (n.) The nature of a boy; childishness.

braggardismnoun (n.) Boastfulness; act of bragging.

brahmanismnoun (n.) Alt. of Brahminism

brahminismnoun (n.) The religion or system of doctrines of the Brahmans; the religion of Brahma.

brahmoismnoun (n.) The religious system of Brahmo-somaj.

branchiomerismnoun (n.) The state of being made up of branchiate segments.

breamnoun (n.) A European fresh-water cyprinoid fish of the genus Abramis, little valued as food. Several species are known.
 noun (n.) An American fresh-water fish, of various species of Pomotis and allied genera, which are also called sunfishes and pondfishes. See Pondfish.
 noun (n.) A marine sparoid fish of the genus Pagellus, and allied genera. See Sea Bream.
 verb (v. t.) To clean, as a ship's bottom of adherent shells, seaweed, etc., by the application of fire and scraping.

breastbeamnoun (n.) The front transverse beam of a locomotive.

bridegroomnoun (n.) A man newly married, or just about to be married.

brigandismnoun (n.) Brigandage.