Nob (n): Informal term for an upper-class or wealthy person
Bon (a.): Good; valid as security for something.
Nob (n.): The head.
Nob (n.): A person in a superior position in life; a nobleman.
4 Letter Words containing BON: Born : of Bear, Bion : The physiological individual, characterized by definiteness and independence of function, in distinction from the morphological individual or morphon., Boln : To swell; to puff., Boln : Alt. of Bollen, Bond : That which binds, ties, fastens, or confines, or by which anything is fastened or bound, as a cord, chain, etc.; a band; a ligament; a shackle or a manacle., Bond : The state of being bound; imprisonment; captivity, restraint., Bond : A binding force or influence; a cause of union; a uniting tie; as, the bonds of fellowship., Bond : Moral or political duty or obligation., Bond : A writing under seal, by which a person binds himself, his heirs, executors, and administrators, to pay a certain sum on or before a future day appointed. This is a single bond. But usually a condition is added, that, if the obligor shall do a certain act, appear at a certain place, conform to certain rules, faithfully perform certain duties, or pay a certain sum of money, on or before a time specified, the obligation shall be void; otherwise it shall remain in full force. If the condition is not performed, the bond becomes forfeited, and the obligor and his heirs are liable to the payment of the whole sum., Bond : An instrument (of the nature of the ordinary legal bond) made by a government or a corporation for purpose of borrowing money; as, a government, city, or railway bond., Bond : The state of goods placed in a bonded warehouse till the duties are paid; as, merchandise in bond., Bond : The union or tie of the several stones or bricks forming a wall. The bricks may be arranged for this purpose in several different ways, as in English or block bond (Fig. 1), where one course consists of bricks with their ends toward the face of the wall, called headers, and the next course of bricks with their lengths parallel to the face of the wall, called stretchers; Flemish bond (Fig.2), where each course consists of headers and stretchers alternately, so laid as always to break joints; Cross bond, which differs from the English by the change of the second stretcher line so that its joints come in the middle of the first, and the same position of stretchers comes back every fifth line; Combined cross and English bond, where the inner part of the wall is laid in the one method, the outer in the other., Bond : A unit of chemical attraction; as, oxygen has two bonds of affinity. It is often represented in graphic formulae by a short line or dash. See Diagram of Benzene nucleus, and Valence., Bond : To place under the conditions of a bond; to mortgage; to secure the payment of the duties on (goods or merchandise) by giving a bond., Bond : To dispose in building, as the materials of a wall, so as to secure solidity., Bond : A vassal or serf; a slave., Bond : In a state of servitude or slavery; captive., Bone : The hard, calcified tissue of the skeleton of vertebrate animals, consisting very largely of calcic carbonate, calcic phosphate, and gelatine; as, blood and bone., Bone : One of the pieces or parts of an animal skeleton; as, a rib or a thigh bone; a bone of the arm or leg; also, any fragment of bony substance. (pl.) The frame or skeleton of the body., Bone : Anything made of bone, as a bobbin for weaving bone lace., Bone : Two or four pieces of bone held between the fingers and struck together to make a kind of music., Bone : Dice., Bone : Whalebone; hence, a piece of whalebone or of steel for a corset., Bone : Fig.: The framework of anything., Bone : To withdraw bones from the flesh of, as in cookery., Bone : To put whalebone into; as, to bone stays., Bone : To fertilize with bone., Bone : To steal; to take possession of., Bone : To sight along an object or set of objects, to see if it or they be level or in line, as in carpentry, masonry, and surveying., Bony : Consisting of bone, or of bones; full of bones; pertaining to bones., Bony : Having large or prominent bones., Boon : A prayer or petition., Boon : That which is asked or granted as a benefit or favor; a gift; a benefaction; a grant; a present., Boon : Good; prosperous; as, boon voyage., Boon : Kind; bountiful; benign., Boon : Gay; merry; jovial; convivial., Boon : The woody portion flax, which is separated from the fiber as refuse matter by retting, braking, and scutching., Born : Brought forth, as an animal; brought into life; introduced by birth., Born : Having from birth a certain character; by or from birth; by nature; innate; as, a born liar., Boun : Ready; prepared; destined; tending., Boun : To make or get ready., Ebon : Consisting of ebony., Ebon : Like ebony, especially in color; black; dark., Ebon : Ebony., Knob : A hard protuberance; a hard swelling or rising; a bunch; a lump; as, a knob in the flesh, or on a bone., Knob : A knoblike ornament or handle; as, the knob of a lock, door, or drawer., Knob : A rounded hill or mountain; as, the Pilot Knob., Knob : See Knop., Knob : To grow into knobs or bunches; to become knobbed., Snob : A vulgar person who affects to be better, richer, or more fashionable, than he really is; a vulgar upstart; one who apes his superiors., Snob : A townsman., Snob : A journeyman shoemaker., Snob : A workman who accepts lower than the usual wages, or who refuses to strike when his fellows do; a rat; a knobstick.,
5 Letter Words containing BON: Aboon : and adv. Above., Ambon : Same as Ambo., Bacon : The back and sides of a pig salted and smoked; formerly, the flesh of a pig salted or fresh., Banco : A bank, especially that of Venice., Baron : A title or degree of nobility; originally, the possessor of a fief, who had feudal tenants under him; in modern times, in France and Germany, a nobleman next in rank below a count; in England, a nobleman of the lowest grade in the House of Lords, being next below a viscount., Baron : A husband; as, baron and feme, husband and wife., Bason : A basin., Baton : A staff or truncheon, used for various purposes; as, the baton of a field marshal; the baton of a conductor in musical performances., Baton : An ordinary with its ends cut off, borne sinister as a mark of bastardy, and containing one fourth in breadth of the bend sinister; -- called also bastard bar. See Bend sinister., Borne : of Bear, Beton : The French name for concrete; hence, concrete made after the French fashion., Bound : of Bind, Bound : of Bind, Bison : The aurochs or European bison., Bison : The American bison buffalo (Bison Americanus), a large, gregarious bovine quadruped with shaggy mane and short black horns, which formerly roamed in herds over most of the temperate portion of North America, but is now restricted to very limited districts in the region of the Rocky Mountains, and is rapidly decreasing in numbers., Blond : Alt. of Blonde, Blown : of Blow, Blown : of Blow, Blown : Swollen; inflated; distended; puffed up, as cattle when gorged with green food which develops gas., Blown : Stale; worthless., Blown : Out of breath; tired; exhausted., Blown : Covered with the eggs and larvae of flies; fly blown., Blown : Opened; in blossom or having blossomed, as a flower., Bonce : A boy's game played with large marbles., Boned : of Bone, Boned : Having (such) bones; -- used in composition; as, big-boned; strong-boned., Boned : Deprived of bones; as, boned turkey or codfish., Boned : Manured with bone; as, boned land., Bonne : A female servant charged with the care of a young child., Bonny : Handsome; beautiful; pretty; attractively lively and graceful., Bonny : Gay; merry; frolicsome; cheerful; blithe., Bonny : A round and compact bed of ore, or a distinct bed, not communicating with a vein., Bonus : A premium given for a loan, or for a charter or other privilege granted to a company; as the bank paid a bonus for its charter., Bonus : An extra dividend to the shareholders of a joint stock company, out of accumulated profits., Bonus : Money paid in addition to a stated compensation., Bonze : A Buddhist or Fohist priest, monk, or nun., Borne : Carried; conveyed; supported; defrayed. See Bear, v. t., Boron : A nonmetallic element occurring abundantly in borax. It is reduced with difficulty to the free state, when it can be obtained in several different forms; viz., as a substance of a deep olive color, in a semimetallic form, and in colorless quadratic crystals similar to the diamond in hardness and other properties. It occurs in nature also in boracite, datolite, tourmaline, and some other minerals. Atomic weight 10.9. Symbol B., Boson : See Boatswain., Bound : The external or limiting line, either real or imaginary, of any object or space; that which limits or restrains, or within which something is limited or restrained; limit; confine; extent; boundary., Bound : To limit; to terminate; to fix the furthest point of extension of; -- said of natural or of moral objects; to lie along, or form, a boundary of; to inclose; to circumscribe; to restrain; to confine., Bound : To name the boundaries of; as, to bound France., Bound : To move with a sudden spring or leap, or with a succession of springs or leaps; as the beast bounded from his den; the herd bounded across the plain., Bound : To rebound, as an elastic ball., Bound : To make to bound or leap; as, to bound a horse., Bound : To cause to rebound; to throw so that it will rebound; as, to bound a ball on the floor., Bound : A leap; an elastic spring; a jump., Bound : Rebound; as, the bound of a ball., Bound : Spring from one foot to the other., Bound : imp. & p. p. of Bind., Bound : Restrained by a hand, rope, chain, fetters, or the like., Bound : Inclosed in a binding or cover; as, a bound volume., Bound : Under legal or moral restraint or obligation., Bound : Constrained or compelled; destined; certain; -- followed by the infinitive; as, he is bound to succeed; he is bound to fail., Bound : Resolved; as, I am bound to do it., Bound : Constipated; costive., Bound : Ready or intending to go; on the way toward; going; -- with to or for, or with an adverb of motion; as, a ship is bound to Cadiz, or for Cadiz., Bourn : Alt. of Bourne, Bourn : Alt. of Bourne, Bowne : To make ready; to prepare; to dress., Boxen : Made of boxwood; pertaining to, or resembling, the box (Buxus)., Brond : A sword., Brown : Of a dark color, of various shades between black and red or yellow., Brown : A dark color inclining to red or yellow, resulting from the mixture of red and black, or of red, black, and yellow; a tawny, dusky hue., Brown : To make brown or dusky., Brown : To make brown by scorching slightly; as, to brown meat or flour., Brown : To give a bright brown color to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coat of oxide on their surface., Brown : To become brown., Bungo : A kind of canoe used in Central and South America; also, a kind of boat used in the Southern United States., Bunko : A kind of swindling game or scheme, by means of cards or by a sham lottery., Ebony : A hard, heavy, and durable wood, which admits of a fine polish or gloss. The usual color is black, but it also occurs red or green., Ebony : Made of ebony, or resembling ebony; black; as, an ebony countenance., Nabob : A deputy or viceroy in India; a governor of a province of the ancient Mogul empire., Nabob : One who returns to Europe from the East with immense riches: hence, any man of great wealth., Niobe : The daughter of Tantalus, and wife of Amphion, king of Thebes. Her pride in her children provoked Apollo and Diana, who slew them all. Niobe herself was changed by the gods into stone., Nobby : Stylish; modish; elegant; showy; aristocratic; fashionable., Noble : Possessing eminence, elevation, dignity, etc.; above whatever is low, mean, degrading, or dishonorable; magnanimous; as, a noble nature or action; a noble heart., Noble : Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid; as, a noble edifice., Noble : Of exalted rank; of or pertaining to the nobility; distinguished from the masses by birth, station, or title; highborn; as, noble blood; a noble personage., Noble : A person of rank above a commoner; a nobleman; a peer., Noble : An English money of account, and, formerly, a gold coin, of the value of 6 s. 8 d. sterling, or about $1.61., Noble : A European fish; the lyrie., Noble : To make noble; to ennoble., Nobly : Of noble extraction; as, nobly born or descended., Nobly : In a noble manner; with greatness of soul; heroically; with magnanimity; as, a deed nobly done., Nobly : Splendidly; magnificently., Robin : A small European singing bird (Erythacus rubecula), having a reddish breast; -- called also robin redbreast, robinet, and ruddock., Robin : An American singing bird (Merula migratoria), having the breast chestnut, or dull red. The upper parts are olive-gray, the head and tail blackish. Called also robin redbreast, and migratory thrush., Robin : Any one of several species of Australian warblers of the genera Petroica, Melanadrays, and allied genera; as, the scarlet-breasted robin (Petroica mullticolor)., Robin : Any one of several Asiatic birds; as, the Indian robins. See Indian robin, below., Unbow : To unbend., Unbox : To remove from a box or boxes., Unboy : To divest of the traits of a boy.,
6 Letter Words containing BON: Abound : To be in great plenty; to be very prevalent; to be plentiful., Abound : To be copiously supplied; -- followed by in or with., Albino : A person, whether negro, Indian, or white, in whom by some defect of organization the substance which gives color to the skin, hair, and eyes is deficient or in a morbid state. An albino has a skin of a milky hue, with hair of the same color, and eyes with deep red pupil and pink or blue iris. The term is also used of the lower animals, as white mice, elephants, etc.; and of plants in a whitish condition from the absence of chlorophyll., Albion : An ancient name of England, still retained in poetry., Babion : A baboon., Baboon : One of the Old World Quadrumana, of the genera Cynocephalus and Papio; the dog-faced ape. Baboons have dog-like muzzles and large canine teeth, cheek pouches, a short tail, and naked callosities on the buttocks. They are mostly African. See Mandrill, and Chacma, and Drill an ape., Bagnio : A house for bathing, sweating, etc.; -- also, in Turkey, a prison for slaves., Bagnio : A brothel; a stew; a house of prostitution., Balcon : A balcony., Bandog : A mastiff or other large and fierce dog, usually kept chained or tied up., Bandon : Disposal; control; license., Barcon : A vessel for freight; -- used in Mediterranean., Barony : The fee or domain of a baron; the lordship, dignity, or rank of a baron., Barony : In Ireland, a territorial division, corresponding nearly to the English hundred, and supposed to have been originally the district of a native chief. There are 252 of these baronies. In Scotland, an extensive freehold. It may be held by a commoner., Barton : The demesne lands of a manor; also, the manor itself., Barton : A farmyard., Basion : The middle of the anterior margin of the great foramen of the skull., Baston : A staff or cudgel., Baston : See Baton., Baston : An officer bearing a painted staff, who formerly was in attendance upon the king's court to take into custody persons committed by the court., Batoon : See Baton, and Baston., Batton : See Batten, and Baton., Bawson : A badger., Bawson : A large, unwieldy person., Beacon : A signal fire to notify of the approach of an enemy, or to give any notice, commonly of warning., Beacon : A signal or conspicuous mark erected on an eminence near the shore, or moored in shoal water, as a guide to mariners., Beacon : A high hill near the shore., Beacon : That which gives notice of danger., Beacon : To give light to, as a beacon; to light up; to illumine., Beacon : To furnish with a beacon or beacons., Beckon : To make a significant sign to; hence, to summon, as by a motion of the hand., Beckon : A sign made without words; a beck., Begone : Go away; depart; get you gone., Begone : Surrounded; furnished; beset; environed (as in woe-begone)., Beknow : To confess; to acknowledge., Bellon : Lead colic., Belong : To be the property of; as, Jamaica belongs to Great Britain., Belong : To be a part of, or connected with; to be appendant or related; to owe allegiance or service., Belong : To be the concern or proper business or function of; to appertain to., Belong : To be suitable for; to be due to., Belong : To be native to, or an inhabitant of; esp. to have a legal residence, settlement, or inhabitancy, whether by birth or operation of law, so as to be entitled to maintenance by the parish or town., Belong : To be deserved by., Bemoan : To express deep grief for by moaning; to express sorrow for; to lament; to bewail; to pity or sympathize with., Benzol : An impure benzene, used in the arts as a solvent, and for various other purposes. See Benzene., Besnow : To scatter like snow; to cover thick, as with snow flakes., Besnow : To cover with snow; to whiten with snow, or as with snow., Betony : A plant of the genus Betonica (Linn.)., Betorn : Torn in pieces; tattered., Beyond : On the further side of; in the same direction as, and further on or away than., Beyond : At a place or time not yet reached; before., Beyond : Past, out of the reach or sphere of; further than; greater than; as, the patient was beyond medical aid; beyond one's strength., Beyond : In a degree or amount exceeding or surpassing; proceeding to a greater degree than; above, as in dignity, excellence, or quality of any kind., Beyond : Further away; at a distance; yonder., Bicorn : Alt. of Bicornous, Biforn : Before., Biggon : Alt. of Biggonnet, Billon : An alloy of gold and silver with a large proportion of copper or other base metal, used in coinage., Binous : Same as Binate., Biogen : Bioplasm., Bipont : Alt. of Bipontine, Bisson : Purblind; blinding., Blazon : A shield., Blazon : An heraldic shield; a coat of arms, or a bearing on a coat of arms; armorial bearings., Blazon : The art or act of describing or depicting heraldic bearings in the proper language or manner., Blazon : Ostentatious display, either by words or other means; publication; show; description; record., Blazon : To depict in colors; to display; to exhibit conspicuously; to publish or make public far and wide., Blazon : To deck; to embellish; to adorn., Blazon : To describe in proper terms (the figures of heraldic devices); also, to delineate (armorial bearings); to emblazon., Blazon : To shine; to be conspicuous., Blonde : Of a fair color; light-colored; as, blond hair; a blond complexion., Blonde : A person of very fair complexion, with light hair and light blue eyes., Blonde : A kind of silk lace originally of the color of raw silk, now sometimes dyed; -- called also blond lace., Blowen : Alt. of Blowess, Bobbin : A small pin, or cylinder, formerly of bone, now most commonly of wood, used in the making of pillow lace. Each thread is wound on a separate bobbin which hangs down holding the thread at a slight tension., Bobbin : A spool or reel of various material and construction, with a head at one or both ends, and sometimes with a hole bored through its length by which it may be placed on a spindle or pivot. It is used to hold yarn or thread, as in spinning or warping machines, looms, sewing machines, etc., Bobbin : The little rounded piece of wood, at the end of a latch string, which is pulled to raise the latch., Bobbin : A fine cord or narrow braid., Bobbin : A cylindrical or spool-shaped coil or insulated wire, usually containing a core of soft iron which becomes magnetic when the wire is traversed by an electrical current., Boding : of Bode, Bodian : A large food fish (Diagramma lineatum), native of the East Indies., Boding : Foreshowing; presaging; ominous., Boding : A prognostic; an omen; a foreboding., Bodkin : A dagger., Bodkin : An implement of steel, bone, ivory, etc., with a sharp point, for making holes by piercing; a /tiletto; an eyeleteer., Bodkin : A sharp tool, like an awl, used for picking /ut letters from a column or page in making corrections., Bodkin : A kind of needle with a large eye and a blunt point, for drawing tape, ribbon, etc., through a loop or a hem; a tape needle., Bodkin : A kind of pin used by women to fasten the hair., Bodkin : See Baudekin., Bolden : To make bold; to encourage; to embolden., Bollen : See Boln, a., Bollen : Swollen; puffed out., Bonair : Gentle; courteous; complaisant; yielding., Bonbon : Sugar confectionery; a sugarplum; hence, any dainty., Bonded : of Bond, Bondar : A small quadruped of Bengal (Paradoxurus bondar), allied to the genet; -- called also musk cat., Bonded : Placed under, or covered by, a bond, as for the payment of duties, or for conformity to certain regulations., Bonder : One who places goods under bond or in a bonded warehouse., Bonder : A bonding stone or brick; a bondstone., Bonder : A freeholder on a small scale., Bonduc : See Nicker tree., Boning : of Bone, Bonify : To convert into, or make, good., Boning : The clearing of bones from fish or meat., Boning : The manuring of land with bones., Boning : A method of leveling a line or surface by sighting along the tops of two or more straight edges, or a range of properly spaced poles. See 3d Bone, v. t., Bonito : A large tropical fish (Orcynus pelamys) allied to the tunny. It is about three feet long, blue above, with four brown stripes on the sides. It is sometimes found on the American coast., Bonito : The skipjack (Sarda Mediterranea) of the Atlantic, an important and abundant food fish on the coast of the United States, and (S. Chilensis) of the Pacific, and other related species. They are large and active fishes, of a blue color with black oblique stripes., Bonito : The medregal (Seriola fasciata), an edible fish of the southern of the United States and the West Indies., Bonito : The cobia or crab eater (Elacate canada), an edible fish of the Middle and Southern United States., Bonmot : A witty repartee; a jest., Bonnet : A headdress for men and boys; a cap., Bonnet : A soft, elastic, very durable cap, made of thick, seamless woolen stuff, and worn by men in Scotland., Bonnet : A covering for the head, worn by women, usually protecting more or less the back and sides of the head, but no part of the forehead. The shape of the bonnet varies greatly at different times; formerly the front part projected, and spread outward, like the mouth of a funnel., Bonnet : Anything resembling a bonnet in shape or use, Bonnet : A small defense work at a salient angle; or a part of a parapet elevated to screen the other part from enfilade fire., Bonnet : A metallic canopy, or projection, over an opening, as a fireplace, or a cowl or hood to increase the draught of a chimney, etc., Bonnet : A frame of wire netting over a locomotive chimney, to prevent escape of sparks., Bonnet : A roofing over the cage of a mine, to protect its occupants from objects falling down the shaft., Bonnet : In pumps, a metal covering for the openings in the valve chambers., Bonnet : An additional piece of canvas laced to the foot of a jib or foresail in moderate winds., Bonnet : The second stomach of a ruminating animal., Bonnet : An accomplice of a gambler, auctioneer, etc., who entices others to bet or to bid; a decoy., Bonnet : To take off the bonnet or cap as a mark of respect; to uncover., Bonnie : See Bonny, a., Bon ton : The height of the fashion; fashionable society., Boring : of Bore, Boring : The act or process of one who, or that which, bores; as, the boring of cannon; the boring of piles and ship timbers by certain marine mollusks., Boring : A hole made by boring., Boring : The chips or fragments made by boring., Boston : A game at cards, played by four persons, with two packs of fifty-two cards each; -- said to be so called from Boston, Massachusetts, and to have been invented by officers of the French army in America during the Revolutionary war., Botany : The science which treats of the structure of plants, the functions of their parts, their places of growth, their classification, and the terms which are employed in their description and denomination. See Plant., Botany : A book which treats of the science of botany., Bounce : To strike or thump, so as to rebound, or to make a sudden noise; a knock loudly., Bounce : To leap or spring suddenly or unceremoniously; to bound; as, she bounced into the room., Bounce : To boast; to talk big; to bluster., Bounce : To drive against anything suddenly and violently; to bump; to thump., Bounce : To cause to bound or rebound; sometimes, to toss., Bounce : To eject violently, as from a room; to discharge unceremoniously, as from employment., Bounce : To bully; to scold., Bounce : A sudden leap or bound; a rebound., Bounce : A heavy, sudden, and often noisy, blow or thump., Bounce : An explosion, or the noise of one., Bounce : Bluster; brag; untruthful boasting; audacious exaggeration; an impudent lie; a bouncer., Bounce : A dogfish of Europe (Scyllium catulus)., Bounce : With a sudden leap; suddenly., Bounty : Goodness, kindness; virtue; worth., Bounty : Liberality in bestowing gifts or favors; gracious or liberal giving; generosity; munificence., Bounty : That which is given generously or liberally., Bounty : A premium offered or given to induce men to enlist into the public service; or to encourage any branch of industry, as husbandry or manufactures., Bourne : A stream or rivulet; a burn., Bourne : A bound; a boundary; a limit. Hence: Point aimed at; goal., Bovine : Of or pertaining to the genus Bos; relating to, or resembling, the ox or cow; oxlike; as, the bovine genus; a bovine antelope., Bovine : Having qualities characteristic of oxen or cows; sluggish and patient; dull; as, a bovine temperament., Bowing : of Bow, Bowing : of Bow, Bowfin : A voracious ganoid fish (Amia calva) found in the fresh waters of the United States; the mudfish; -- called also Johnny Grindle, and dogfish., Bowing : The act or art of managing the bow in playing on stringed instruments., Bowing : In hatmaking, the act or process of separating and distributing the fur or hair by means of a bow, to prepare it for felting., Bowmen : of Bowman, Bowman : A man who uses a bow; an archer., Bowman : The man who rows the foremost oar in a boat; the bow oar., Bow net : A trap for lobsters, being a wickerwork cylinder with a funnel-shaped entrance at one end., Bow net : A net for catching birds., Bow-pen : Bow-compasses carrying a drawing pen. See Bow-compass., Boxing : of Box, Boxing : The act of inclosing (anything) in a box, as for storage or transportation., Boxing : Material used in making boxes or casings., Boxing : Any boxlike inclosure or recess; a casing., Boxing : The external case of thin material used to bring any member to a required form., Boxing : The act of fighting with the fist; a combat with the fist; sparring., Broken : of Break, Brehon : An ancient Irish or Scotch judge., Breton : Of or relating to Brittany, or Bretagne, in France., Breton : A native or inhabitant of Brittany, or Bretagne, in France; also, the ancient language of Brittany; Armorican., Briony : See Bryony., Briton : British., Briton : A native of Great Britain., Brogan : A stout, coarse shoe; a brogue., Broken : Separated into parts or pieces by violence; divided into fragments; as, a broken chain or rope; a broken dish., Broken : Disconnected; not continuous; also, rough; uneven; as, a broken surface., Broken : Fractured; cracked; disunited; sundered; strained; apart; as, a broken reed; broken friendship., Broken : Made infirm or weak, by disease, age, or hardships., Broken : Subdued; humbled; contrite., Broken : Subjugated; trained for use, as a horse., Broken : Crushed and ruined as by something that destroys hope; blighted., Broken : Not carried into effect; not adhered to; violated; as, a broken promise, vow, or contract; a broken law., Broken : Ruined financially; incapable of redeeming promises made, or of paying debts incurred; as, a broken bank; a broken tradesman., Broken : Imperfectly spoken, as by a foreigner; as, broken English; imperfectly spoken on account of emotion; as, to say a few broken words at parting., Bronco : Same as Broncho., Bronze : An alloy of copper and tin, to which small proportions of other metals, especially zinc, are sometimes added. It is hard and sonorous, and is used for statues, bells, cannon, etc., the proportions of the ingredients being varied to suit the particular purposes. The varieties containing the higher proportions of tin are brittle, as in bell metal and speculum metal., Bronze : A statue, bust, etc., cast in bronze., Bronze : A yellowish or reddish brown, the color of bronze; also, a pigment or powder for imitating bronze., Bronze : Boldness; impudence; "brass.", Bronze : To give an appearance of bronze to, by a coating of bronze powder, or by other means; to make of the color of bronze; as, to bronze plaster casts; to bronze coins or medals., Bronze : To make hard or unfeeling; to brazen., Bronzy : Like bronze., Browny : Brown or, somewhat brown., Bryony : The common name of several cucurbitaceous plants of the genus Bryonia. The root of B. alba (rough or white bryony) and of B. dioica is a strong, irritating cathartic., Bullon : A West Indian fish (Scarus Croicensis)., Bunion : Same as Bunyon., Bunyon : Alt. of Bunion, Bunion : An enlargement and inflammation of a small membranous sac (one of the bursae muscosae), usually occurring on the first joint of the great toe., Burdon : A pilgrim's staff., Burion : The red-breasted house sparrow of California (Carpodacus frontalis); -- called also crimson-fronted bullfinch., Burton : A peculiar tackle, formed of two or more blocks, or pulleys, the weight being suspended to a hook block in the bight of the running part., Buscon : One who searches for ores; a prospector., Button : A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass., Button : A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together the different parts of dress, by being attached to one part, and passing through a slit, called a buttonhole, in the other; -- used also for ornament., Button : A bud; a germ of a plant., Button : A piece of wood or metal, usually flat and elongated, turning on a nail or screw, to fasten something, as a door., Button : A globule of metal remaining on an assay cupel or in a crucible, after fusion., Button : To fasten with a button or buttons; to inclose or make secure with buttons; -- often followed by up., Button : To dress or clothe., Button : To be fastened by a button or buttons; as, the coat will not button., Bygone : Past; gone by., Bygone : Something gone by or past; a past event., Carbon : An elementary substance, not metallic in its nature, which is present in all organic compounds. Atomic weight 11.97. Symbol C. it is combustible, and forms the base of lampblack and charcoal, and enters largely into mineral coals. In its pure crystallized state it constitutes the diamond, the hardest of known substances, occuring in monometric crystals like the octahedron, etc. Another modification is graphite, or blacklead, and in this it is soft, and occurs in hexagonal prisms or tables. When united with oxygen it forms carbon dioxide, commonly called carbonic acid, or carbonic oxide, according to the proportions of the oxygen; when united with hydrogen, it forms various compounds called hydrocarbons. Compare Diamond, and Graphite., Cobnut : A large roundish variety of the cultivated hazelnut., Cobnut : A game played by children with nuts., Confab : Familiar talk or conversation., Corban : An offering of any kind, devoted to God and therefore not to be appropriated to any other use; esp., an offering in fulfillment of a vow., Corban : An alms basket; a vessel to receive gifts of charity; a treasury of the church, where offerings are deposited., Dobbin : An old jaded horse., Dobbin : Sea gravel mixed with sand., Dobson : The aquatic larva of a large neuropterous insect (Corydalus cornutus), used as bait in angling. See Hellgamite., Enrobe : To invest or adorn with a robe; to attire., Entomb : To deposit in a tomb, as a dead body; to bury; to inter; to inhume., Enwomb : To conceive in the womb., Enwomb : To bury, as it were in a womb; to hide, as in a gulf, pit, or cavern., Gabion : A hollow cylinder of wickerwork, like a basket without a bottom. Gabions are made of various sizes, and filled with earth in building fieldworks to shelter men from an enemy's fire., Gabion : An openwork frame, as of poles, filled with stones and sunk, to assist in forming a bar dyke, etc., as in harbor improvement., Gibbon : Any arboreal ape of the genus Hylobates, of which many species and varieties inhabit the East Indies and Southern Asia. They are tailless and without cheek pouches, and have very long arms, adapted for climbing., Goblin : An evil or mischievous spirit; a playful or malicious elf; a frightful phantom; a gnome., Hobnob : Have or have not; -- a familiar invitation to reciprocal drinking., Hobnob : At random; hit or miss. (Obs.), Hobnob : To drink familiarly (with another)., Hobnob : To associate familiarly; to be on intimate terms., Hobnob : Familiar, social intercourse., Inborn : Born in or with; implanted by nature; innate; as, inborn passions., Intomb : To place in a tomb; to bury; to entomb. See Entomb., Kincob : India silk brocaded with flowers in silver or gold., Kincob : Of the nature of kincob; brocaded., Knobby : Full of, or covered with, knobs or hard protuberances., Knobby : Irregular; stubborn in particulars., Knobby : Abounding in rounded hills or mountains; hilly., Lisbon : A sweet, light-colored species of wine, produced in the province of Estremadura, and so called as being shipped from Lisbon, in Portugal., Niobic : Same as Columbic., Nobley : The body of nobles; the nobility., Nobley : Noble birth; nobility; dignity., Nobody : No person; no one; not anybody., Nobody : A person of no influence or importance; an insignificant or contemptible person., Oberon : The king of the fairies, and husband of Titania or Queen Mab., Oblong : Having greater length than breadth, esp. when rectangular., Oblong : A rectangular figure longer than it is broad; hence, any figure longer than it is broad., Obsign : To seal; to confirm, as by a seal or stamp., Obtain : To hold; to keep; to possess., Obtain : To get hold of by effort; to gain possession of; to procure; to acquire, in any way., Obtain : To become held; to gain or have a firm footing; to be recognized or established; to subsist; to become prevalent or general; to prevail; as, the custom obtains of going to the seashore in summer., Obtain : To prevail; to succeed., Obtend : To oppose; to hold out in opposition., Obtend : To offer as the reason of anything; to pretend., Obtund : To reduce the edge, pungency, or violent action of; to dull; to blunt; to deaden; to quell; as, to obtund the acrimony of the gall., Oliban : See Olibanum., Orbing : of Orb, Oxbane : A poisonous bulbous plant (Buphane toxicaria) of the Cape of Good Hope., Reborn : Born again., Ribbon : A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for trimming some part of a woman's attire, for badges, and other decorative purposes., Ribbon : A narrow strip or shred; as, a steel or magnesium ribbon; sails torn to ribbons., Ribbon : Same as Rib-band., Ribbon : Driving reins., Ribbon : A bearing similar to the bend, but only one eighth as wide., Ribbon : A silver., Ribbon : To adorn with, or as with, ribbons; to mark with stripes resembling ribbons., Roband : See Roperand., Robbin : A kind of package in which pepper and other dry commodities are sometimes exported from the East Indies. The robbin of rice in Malabar weighs about 84 pounds., Robbin : See Ropeband., Robing : of Robe, Robing : The act of putting on a robe., Snobby : Snobbish., Sorbin : An unfermentable sugar, isomeric with glucose, found in the ripe berries of the rowan tree, or sorb, and extracted as a sweet white crystalline substance; -- called also mountain-ash sugar., Suborn : To procure or cause to take a false oath amounting to perjury, such oath being actually taken., Suborn : To procure privately, or by collusion; to procure by indirect means; to incite secretly; to instigate., Sunbow : A rainbow; an iris., Tobine : A stout twilled silk used for dresses., Unbody : To free from the body; to disembody., Unbody : To leave the body; to be disembodied; -- said of the soul or spirit., Unbolt : To remove a bolt from; to unfasten; to unbar; to open., Unbolt : To explain or unfold a matter; to make a revelation., Unbone : To deprive of bones, as meat; to bone., Unbone : To twist about, as if boneless., Unboot : To take off the boots from., Unborn : Not born; no yet brought into life; being still to appear; future., Unrobe : To disrobe; to undress; to take off the robes., Untomb : To take from the tomb; to exhume; to disinter.,
7 Letter Words containing BON: Abaddon : The destroyer, or angel of the bottomless pit; -- the same as Apollyon and Asmodeus., Abaddon : Hell; the bottomless pit., Abalone : A univalve mollusk of the genus Haliotis. The shell is lined with mother-of-pearl, and used for ornamental purposes; the sea-ear. Several large species are found on the coast of California, clinging closely to the rocks., Abandon : To cast or drive out; to banish; to expel; to reject., Abandon : To give up absolutely; to forsake entirely ; to renounce utterly; to relinquish all connection with or concern on; to desert, as a person to whom one owes allegiance or fidelity; to quit; to surrender., Abandon : Reflexively: To give (one's self) up without attempt at self-control; to yield (one's self) unrestrainedly; -- often in a bad sense., Abandon : To relinquish all claim to; -- used when an insured person gives up to underwriters all claim to the property covered by a policy, which may remain after loss or damage by a peril insured against., Abandon : Abandonment; relinquishment., Abandon : A complete giving up to natural impulses; freedom from artificial constraint; careless freedom or ease., Abdomen : The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis. Also, the cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the stomach, bowels, and other viscera. In man, often restricted to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity., Abdomen : The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda., Aboding : A foreboding., Abscond : To hide, withdraw, or be concealed., Abscond : To depart clandestinely; to steal off and secrete one's self; -- used especially of persons who withdraw to avoid a legal process; as, an absconding debtor., Abscond : To hide; to conceal., Abusion : Evil or corrupt usage; abuse; wrong; reproach; deception; cheat., Albinos : of Albino, Anybody : Any one out of an indefinite number of persons; anyone; any person., Anybody : A person of consideration or standing., Asbolin : A peculiar acrid and bitter oil, obtained from wood soot., Balcony : A platform projecting from the wall of a building, usually resting on brackets or consoles, and inclosed by a parapet; as, a balcony in front of a window. Also, a projecting gallery in places of amusement; as, the balcony in a theater., Balcony : A projecting gallery once common at the stern of large ships., Balloon : A bag made of silk or other light material, and filled with hydrogen gas or heated air, so as to rise and float in the atmosphere; especially, one with a car attached for aerial navigation., Balloon : A ball or globe on the top of a pillar, church, etc., as at St. Paul's, in London., Balloon : A round vessel, usually with a short neck, to hold or receive whatever is distilled; a glass vessel of a spherical form., Balloon : A bomb or shell., Balloon : A game played with a large inflated ball., Balloon : The outline inclosing words represented as coming from the mouth of a pictured figure., Balloon : To take up in, or as if in, a balloon., Balloon : To go up or voyage in a balloon., Balloon : To expand, or puff out, like a balloon., Bambino : A child or baby; esp., a representation in art of the infant Christ wrapped in swaddling clothes., Bambino : Babe Ruth., Bandbox : A light box of pasteboard or thin wood, usually cylindrical, for holding ruffs (the bands of the 17th century), collars, caps, bonnets, etc., Bandrol : A little banner, flag, or streamer., Bandore : A musical stringed instrument, similar in form to a guitar; a pandore., Bandrol : Same as Banderole., Bannock : 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., Bar iron : See under Iron., Baronet : A dignity or degree of honor next below a baron and above a knight, having precedency of all orders of knights except those of the Garter. It is the lowest degree of honor that is hereditary. The baronets are commoners., Bassoon : A wind instrument of the double reed kind, furnished with holes, which are stopped by the fingers, and by keys, as in flutes. It forms the natural bass to the oboe, clarinet, etc., Bastion : A work projecting outward from the main inclosure of a fortification, consisting of two faces and two flanks, and so constructed that it is able to defend by a flanking fire the adjacent curtain, or wall which extends from one bastion to another. Two adjacent bastions are connected by the curtain, which joins the flank of one with the adjacent flank of the other. The distance between the flanks of a bastion is called the gorge. A lunette is a detached bastion. See Ravelin., Bayonet : A pointed instrument of the dagger kind fitted on the muzzle of a musket or rifle, so as to give the soldier increased means of offense and defense., Bayonet : A pin which plays in and out of holes made to receive it, and which thus serves to engage or disengage parts of the machinery., Bayonet : To stab with a bayonet., Bayonet : To compel or drive by the bayonet., Bedgown : A nightgown., Bedouin : One of the nomadic Arabs who live in tents, and are scattered over Arabia, Syria, and northern Africa, esp. in the deserts., Bedouin : Pertaining to the Bedouins; nomad., Begonia : A genus of plants, mostly of tropical America, many species of which are grown as ornamental plants. The leaves are curiously one-sided, and often exhibit brilliant colors., Behoten : of Behight, Bellona : The goddess of war., Bemourn : To mourn over., Bengola : A Bengal light., Benison : Blessing; beatitude; benediction., Benzoic : Pertaining to, or obtained from, benzoin., Benzoin : A resinous substance, dry and brittle, obtained from the Styrax benzoin, a tree of Sumatra, Java, etc., having a fragrant odor, and slightly aromatic taste. It is used in the preparation of benzoic acid, in medicine, and as a perfume., Benzoin : A white crystalline substance, C14H12O2, obtained from benzoic aldehyde and some other sources., Benzoin : The spicebush (Lindera benzoin)., Benzole : Alt. of Benzol, Benzoyl : A compound radical, C6H5.CO; the base of benzoic acid, of the oil of bitter almonds, and of an extensive series of compounds., Bescorn : To treat with scorn., Beshone : of Beshine, Besogne : A worthless fellow; a bezonian., Betoken : To signify by some visible object; to show by signs or tokens., Betoken : To foreshow by present signs; to indicate something future by that which is seen or known; as, a dark cloud often betokens a storm., Bettong : A small, leaping Australian marsupial of the genus Bettongia; the jerboa kangaroo., Bighorn : The Rocky Mountain sheep (Ovis / Caprovis montana)., Billion : According to the French and American method of numeration, a thousand millions, or 1,000,000,000; according to the English method, a million millions, or 1,000,000,000,000. See Numeration., Biltong : Lean meat cut into strips and sun-dried., Bounden : of Bind, Binocle : A dioptric telescope, fitted with two tubes joining, so as to enable a person to view an object with both eyes at once; a double-barreled field glass or an opera glass., Biogeny : A doctrine that the genesis or production of living organisms can take place only through the agency of living germs or parents; -- opposed to abiogenesis., Biogeny : Life development generally., Bionomy : Physiology., Biorgan : A physiological organ; a living organ; an organ endowed with function; -- distinguished from idorgan., Blonket : Gray; bluish gray., Bloting : of Blote, Blowing : of Blow, Blowing : of Blow, Blowgun : A tube, as of cane or reed, sometimes twelve feet long, through which an arrow or other projectile may be impelled by the force of the breath. It is a weapon much used by certain Indians of America and the West Indies; -- called also blowpipe, and blowtube. See Sumpitan., Boating : of Boat, Boating : The act or practice of rowing or sailing, esp. as an amusement; carriage in boats., Boating : In Persia, a punishment of capital offenders, by laying them on the back in a covered boat, where they are left to perish., Boation : A crying out; a roaring; a bellowing; reverberation., Boatmen : of Boatman, Boatman : A man who manages a boat; a rower of a boat., Boatman : A boat bug. See Boat bug., Bobbing : of Bob, Bobance : A boasting., Bocking : A coarse woolen fabric, used for floor cloths, to cover carpets, etc.; -- so called from the town of Bocking, in England, where it was first made., Bodying : of Body, Bogging : of Bog, Boiling : of Boil, Boiling : Heated to the point of bubbling; heaving with bubbles; in tumultuous agitation, as boiling liquid; surging; seething; swelling with heat, ardor, or passion., Boiling : The act of ebullition or of tumultuous agitation., Boiling : Exposure to the action of a hot liquid., Bolling : A tree from which the branches have been cut; a pollard., Bologna : A city of Italy which has given its name to various objects., Bologna : A Bologna sausage., Bolting : of Bolt, Bolting : of Bolt, Bolting : A darting away; a starting off or aside., Bolting : A sifting, as of flour or meal., Bolting : A private arguing of cases for practice by students, as in the Inns of Court., Bonanza : In mining, a rich mine or vein of silver or gold; hence, anything which is a mine of wealth or yields a large income., Bonasus : Alt. of Bonassus, Bonding : of Bond, Bondage : The state of being bound; condition of being under restraint; restraint of personal liberty by compulsion; involuntary servitude; slavery; captivity., Bondage : Obligation; tie of duty., Bondage : Villenage; tenure of land on condition of doing the meanest services for the owner., Bondmen : of Bondman, Bondman : A man slave, or one bound to service without wages., Bondman : A villain, or tenant in villenage., Bonedog : The spiny dogfish., Boneset : A medicinal plant, the thoroughwort (Eupatorium perfoliatum). Its properties are diaphoretic and tonic., Bonetta : See Bonito., Bonfire : A large fire built in the open air, as an expression of public joy and exultation, or for amusement., Bonnily : Gayly; handsomely., Bonuses : of Bonus, Booking : of Book, Bookmen : of Bookman, Bookman : A studious man; a scholar., Booming : of Boom, Booming : Rushing with violence; swelling with a hollow sound; making a hollow sound or note; roaring; resounding., Booming : Advancing or increasing amid noisy excitement; as, booming prices; booming popularity., Booming : The act of producing a hollow or roaring sound; a violent rushing with heavy roar; as, the booming of the sea; a deep, hollow sound; as, the booming of bitterns., Boomkin : Same as Bumkin., Booting : of Boot, Booting : of Boot, Booting : Advantage; gain; gain by plunder; booty., Booting : A kind of torture. See Boot, n., 2., Booting : A kicking, as with a booted foot., Boozing : of Booze, Bordman : A bordar; a tenant in bordage., Borneol : A rare variety of camphor, C10H17.OH, resembling ordinary camphor, from which it can be produced by reduction. It is said to occur in the camphor tree of Borneo and Sumatra (Dryobalanops camphora), but the natural borneol is rarely found in European or American commerce, being in great request by the Chinese. Called also Borneo camphor, Malay camphor, and camphol., Bornite : A valuable ore of copper, containing copper, iron, and sulphur; -- also called purple copper ore (or erubescite), in allusion to the colors shown upon the slightly tarnished surface., Bossing : of Boss, Botanic : Alt. of Botanical, Bothnic : Of or pertaining to Bothnia, a country of northern Europe, or to a gulf of the same name which forms the northern part of the Baltic sea., Bottine : A small boot; a lady's boot., Bottine : An appliance resembling a small boot furnished with straps, buckles, etc., used to correct or prevent distortions in the lower extremities of children., Bottony : Alt. of Bottone, Bottone : Having a bud or button, or a kind of trefoil, at the end; furnished with knobs or buttons., Boultin : A molding, the convexity of which is one fourth of a circle, being a member just below the abacus in the Tuscan and Roman Doric capital; a torus; an ovolo., Boultin : One of the shafts of a clustered column., Bounced : of Bounce, Bouncer : One who bounces; a large, heavy person who makes much noise in moving., Bouncer : A boaster; a bully., Bouncer : A bold lie; also, a liar., Bouncer : Something big; a good stout example of the kind., Bounded : of Bound, Bounden : Bound; fastened by bonds., Bounden : Under obligation; bound by some favor rendered; obliged; beholden., Bounden : Made obligatory; imposed as a duty; binding., Bounder : One who, or that which, limits; a boundary., Bourbon : A member of a family which has occupied several European thrones, and whose descendants still claim the throne of France., Bourbon : A politician who is behind the age; a ruler or politician who neither forgets nor learns anything; an obstinate conservative., Bourdon : A pilgrim's staff., Bourdon : A drone bass, as in a bagpipe, or a hurdy-gurdy. See Burden (of a song.), Bourdon : A kind of organ stop., Bowbent : Bent, like a bow., Bow hand : The hand that holds the bow, i. e., the left hand., Bow hand : The hand that draws the bow, i. e., the right hand., Bowknot : A knot in which a portion of the string is drawn through in the form of a loop or bow, so as to be readily untied., Bowling : of Bowl, Bowline : A rope fastened near the middle of the leech or perpendicular edge of the square sails, by subordinate ropes, called bridles, and used to keep the weather edge of the sail tight forward, when the ship is closehauled., Bowling : The act of playing at or rolling bowls, or of rolling the ball at cricket; the game of bowls or of tenpins., Bowssen : To drench; to soak; especially, to immerse (in water believed to have curative properties)., Box-iron : A hollow smoothing iron containing a heater within., Bradoon : Same as Bridoon., Borsten : of Breste, Bridoon : The snaffle and rein of a military bridle, which acts independently of the bit, at the pleasure of the rider. It is used in connection with a curb bit, which has its own rein., Broaden : To grow broad; to become broader or wider., Broaden : To make broad or broader; to render more broad or comprehensive., Broking : Of or pertaining to a broker or brokers, or to brokerage., Bromine : One of the elements, related in its chemical qualities to chlorine and iodine. Atomic weight 79.8. Symbol Br. It is a deep reddish brown liquid of a very disagreeable odor, emitting a brownish vapor at the ordinary temperature. In combination it is found in minute quantities in sea water, and in many saline springs. It occurs also in the mineral bromyrite., Bronchi : See Bronchus., Broncho : A native or a Mexican horse of small size., Bronchi : of Bronchus, Bronzed : of Bronze, Browned : of Brown, Brownie : An imaginary good-natured spirit, who was supposed often to perform important services around the house by night, such as thrashing, churning, sweeping., Brunion : A nectarine., Bryonin : A bitter principle obtained from the root of the bryony (Bryonia alba and B. dioica). It is a white, or slightly colored, substance, and is emetic and cathartic., Bubonic : Of or pertaining to a bubo or buboes; characterized by buboes., Buffoon : A man who makes a practice of amusing others by low tricks, antic gestures, etc.; a droll; a mimic; a harlequin; a clown; a merry-andrew., Buffoon : Characteristic of, or like, a buffoon., Buffoon : To act the part of a buffoon., Buffoon : To treat with buffoonery., Bullion : Uncoined gold or silver in the mass., Bullion : Base or uncurrent coin., Bullion : Showy metallic ornament, as of gold, silver, or copper, on bridles, saddles, etc., Bullion : Heavy twisted fringe, made of fine gold or silver wire and used for epaulets; also, any heavy twisted fringe whose cords are prominent., Buoying : of Buoy, Buoyant : Having the quality of rising or floating in a fluid; tending to rise or float; as, iron is buoyant in mercury., Buoyant : Bearing up, as a fluid; sustaining another body by being specifically heavier., Buoyant : Light-hearted; vivacious; cheerful; as, a buoyant disposition; buoyant spirits., Burgeon : To bud. See Bourgeon., Burnous : A cloaklike garment and hood woven in one piece, worn by Arabs., Burnous : A combination cloak and hood worn by women., Buttons : A boy servant, or page, -- in allusion to the buttons on his livery., Buttony : Ornamented with a large number of buttons., Byronic : Pertaining to, or in the style of, Lord Byron., Cabezon : A California fish (Hemilepidotus spinosus), allied to the sculpin., Can buoy : See under Buoy, n., Carbone : To broil. [Obs.] "We had a calf's head carboned"., Charbon : A small black spot or mark remaining in the cavity of the corner tooth of a horse after the large spot or mark has become obliterated., Charbon : A very contagious and fatal disease of sheep, horses, and cattle. See Maligmant pustule., Clomben : imp. & p. p. of Climb (for climbed)., Cobbing : of Cob, Cobbing : Haughty; purse-proud. See Cob, n., 2., Cobiron : An andiron with a knob at the top., Cobswan : A large swan., Combing : of Comb, Combine : To unite or join; to link closely together; to bring into harmonious union; to cause or unite so as to form a homogeneous substance, as by chemical union., Combine : To bind; to hold by a moral tie., Combine : To form a union; to agree; to coalesce; to confederate., Combine : To unite by affinity or natural attraction; as, two substances, which will not combine of themselves, may be made to combine by the intervention of a third., Combine : In the game of casino, to play a card which will take two or more cards whose aggregate number of pips equals those of the card played., Combing : The act or process of using a comb or a number of combs; as, the combing of one's hair; the combing of wool., Combing : That which is caught or collected with a comb, as loose, tangled hair., Combing : Hair arranged to be worn on the head., Combing : See Coamings., Corncob : The cob or axis on which the kernels of Indian corn grow., Cowbane : A poisonous umbelliferous plant; in England, the Cicuta virosa; in the United States, the Cicuta maculata and the Archemora rigida. See Water hemlock., Dogbane : A small genus of perennial herbaceous plants, with poisonous milky juice, bearing slender pods pods in pairs., Donable : Capable of being donated or given., Ebonist : One who works in ebony., Ebonite : A hard, black variety of vulcanite. It may be cut and polished, and is used for many small articles, as combs and buttons, and for insulating material in electric apparatus., Ebonize : To make black, or stain black, in imitation of ebony; as, to ebonize wood., Ebonies : of Ebony, Embrown : To give a brown color to; to imbrown., Embryon : See Embryo., Ennoble : To make noble; to elevate in degree, qualities, or excellence; to dignify., Ennoble : To raise to the rank of nobility; as, to ennoble a commoner., Ensober : To make sober., Fibroin : A variety of gelatin; the chief ingredient of raw silk, extracted as a white amorphous mass., Fobbing : of Fob, Globing : of Globe, Gobbing : The refuse thrown back into the excavation after removing the coal. It is called also gob stuff., Gobbing : The process of packing with waste rock; stowing., Gobelin : Pertaining to tapestry produced in the so-called Gobelin works, which have been maintained by the French Government since 1667., Gobline : One of the ropes or chains serving as stays for the dolphin striker or the bowsprit; -- called also gobrope and gaubline., Gunboat : A vessel of light draught, carrying one or more guns., Hagborn : Born of a hag or witch., Hebenon : See Henbane., Hobanob : Alt. of Hobandnob, Hobnail : A short, sharp-pointed, large-headed nail, -- used in shoeing houses and for studding the soles of heavy shoes., Hobnail : A clownish person; a rustic., Hobnail : To tread down roughly, as with hobnailed shoes., Hopbine : Alt. of Hopbind, Hopbind : The climbing stem of the hop., Hornbug : A large nocturnal beetle of the genus Lucanus (as L. capreolus, and L. dama), having long, curved upper jaws, resembling a sickle. The grubs are found in the trunks of old trees., Ignoble : Of low birth or family; not noble; not illustrious; plebeian; common; humble., Ignoble : Not honorable, elevated, or generous; base., Ignoble : Not a true or noble falcon; -- said of certain hawks, as the goshawk., Ignoble : To make ignoble., Ignobly : In an ignoble manner; basely., Imbound : To inclose in limits; to shut in., Imbrown : To make brown; to obscure; to darken; to tan; as, features imbrowned by exposure., Inblown : Blown in or into., Inboard : Inside the line of a vessel's bulwarks or hull; the opposite of outboard; as, an inboard cargo; haul the boom inboard., Inboard : From without inward; toward the inside; as, the inboard stroke of a steam engine piston, the inward or return stroke., Inglobe : To infix, as in a globe; to fix or secure firmly., Jacobin : A Dominican friar; -- so named because, before the French Revolution, that order had a convent in the Rue St. Jacques, Paris., Jacobin : One of a society of violent agitators in France, during the revolution of 1789, who held secret meetings in the Jacobin convent in the Rue St. Jacques, Paris, and concerted measures to control the proceedings of the National Assembly. Hence: A plotter against an existing government; a turbulent demagogue., Jacobin : A fancy pigeon, in which the feathers of the neck form a hood, -- whence the name. The wings and tail are long, and the beak moderately short., Jacobin : Same as Jacobinic., Jawbone : The bone of either jaw; a maxilla or a mandible., Jobbing : of Job, Jobbing : Doing chance work or add jobs; as, a jobbing carpenter., Jobbing : Using opportunities of public service for private gain; as, a jobbing politician., Knobbed : Containing knobs; full of knobs; ending in a nob. See Illust of Antenna., Knobber : See Knobbler., Linkboy : Alt. of Linkman, Lobbing : of Lob, Lobelin : A yellowish green resin from Lobelia, used as an emetic and diaphoretic., Longbow : The ordinary bow, not mounted on a stock; -- so called in distinction from the crossbow when both were used as weapons of war. Also, sometimes, such a bow of about the height of a man, as distinguished from a much shorter one., Lowborn : Born in a low condition or rank; -- opposed to highborn., Manbote : A sum paid to a lord as a pecuniary compensation for killing his man (that is, his vassal, servant, or tenant)., Misborn : Born to misfortune., Mobbing : of Mob, Mowburn : To heat and ferment in the mow, as hay when housed too green., Nelumbo : A genus of great water lilies. The North American species is Nelumbo lutea, the Asiatic is the sacred lotus, N. speciosa., Newborn : Recently born., Newsboy : A boy who distributes or sells newspaper., Nimbose : Cloudy; stormy; tempestuous., Niobate : Same as Columbate., Niobite : Same as Columbite., Niobium : A later name of columbium. See Columbium., Nobbily : In a nobby manner., Nobbler : A dram of spirits., Nobless : Alt. of Noblesse, Nombles : The entrails of a deer; the umbles., Nombril : A point halfway between the fess point and the middle base point of an escutcheon; -- called also navel point. See Escutcheon., Nosebag : A bag in which feed for a horse, ox, or the like, may be fastened under the nose by a string passing over the head., Notable : Capable of being noted; noticeable; plan; evident., Notable : Worthy of notice; remarkable; memorable; noted or distinguished; as, a notable event, person., Notable : Well-known; notorious., Notable : A person, or thing, of distinction., Notable : One of a number of persons, before the revolution of 1789, chiefly of the higher orders, appointed by the king to constitute a representative body., Notably : In a notable manner., Obconic : Alt. of Obconical, Obelion : The region of the skull between the two parietal foramina where the closure of the sagittal suture usually begins., Obeying : of Obey, Oblonga : of Oblongum, Obscene : Offensive to chastity or modesty; expressing of presenting to the mind or view something which delicacy, purity, and decency forbid to be exposed; impure; as, obscene language; obscene pictures., Obscene : Foul; fifthy; disgusting., Obscene : Inauspicious; ill-omened., Olibene : A colorless mobile liquid of a pleasant aromatic odor obtained by the distillation of olibanum, or frankincense, and regarded as a terpene; -- called also conimene., Omnibus : A long four-wheeled carriage, having seats for many people; especially, one with seats running lengthwise, used in conveying passengers short distances., Omnibus : A sheet-iron cover for articles in a leer or annealing arch, to protect them from drafts., Outborn : Foreign; not native., Outburn : To exceed in burning., Outburn : To burn entirely; to be consumed., Pibcorn : A wind instrument or pipe, with a horn at each end, -- used in Wales., Probang : A slender elastic rod, as of whalebone, with a sponge on the end, for removing obstructions from the esophagus, etc., Probing : of Probe, Rainbow : A bow or arch exhibiting, in concentric bands, the several colors of the spectrum, and formed in the part of the hemisphere opposite to the sun by the refraction and reflection of the sun's rays in drops of falling rain., Rawbone : Rawboned., Reboant : Rebellowing; resounding loudly., Rebound : To spring back; to start back; to be sent back or reverberated by elastic force on collision with another body; as, a rebounding echo., Rebound : To give back an echo., Rebound : To bound again or repeatedly, as a horse., Rebound : To send back; to reverberate., Rebound : The act of rebounding; resilience., Robbing : of Rob, Robinet : The chaffinch; -- called also roberd., Robinet : The European robin., Robinet : A military engine formerly used for throwing darts and stones., Robinia : A genus of leguminous trees including the common locust of North America (Robinia Pseudocacia)., Rubicon : A small river which separated Italy from Cisalpine Gaul, the province alloted to Julius Caesar., Sea-born : Born of the sea; produced by the sea., Sea-born : Born at sea., Sobbing : of Sob, Sobbing : A series of short, convulsive inspirations, the glottis being suddenly closed so that little or no air enters into the lungs., Sorbent : An absorbent., Sowbane : The red goosefoot (Chenopodium rubrum), -- said to be fatal to swine., Subjoin : To add after something else has been said or written; to ANNEX; as, to subjoin an argument or reason., Tombing : of Tomb, Umbones : of Umbo, Una boat : The English name for a catboat; -- so called because Una was the name of the first boat of this kind taken to England., Unbegot : Alt. of Unbegotten, Unbound : of Unbind, Unbosom : To disclose freely; to reveal in confidence, as secrets; to confess; -- often used reflexively; as, to unbosom one's self., Unbound : imp. & p. p. of Unbind., Unbowed : Not bent or arched; not bowed down., Unbowel : To deprive of the entrails; to disembowel., Unbuxom : Disobedient., Unnoble : Ignoble., Unnobly : Ignobly.,
8 Letter Words containing BON: Abaction : Stealing cattle on a large scale., Abiogeny : Same as Abiogenesis., Ablation : A carrying or taking away; removal., Ablation : Extirpation., Ablation : Wearing away; superficial waste., Ablution : The act of washing or cleansing; specifically, the washing of the body, or some part of it, as a religious rite., Ablution : The water used in cleansing., Ablution : A small quantity of wine and water, which is used to wash the priest's thumb and index finger after the communion, and which then, as perhaps containing portions of the consecrated elements, is drunk by the priest., Abluvion : That which is washed off., Abnodate : To clear (tress) from knots., Abnormal : Not conformed to rule or system; deviating from the type; anomalous; irregular., Abodance : An omen; a portending., Abortion : The act of giving premature birth; particularly, the expulsion of the human fetus prematurely, or before it is capable of sustaining life; miscarriage., Abortion : The immature product of an untimely birth., Abortion : Arrest of development of any organ, so that it remains an imperfect formation or is absorbed., Abortion : Any fruit or produce that does not come to maturity, or anything which in its progress, before it is matured or perfect; a complete failure; as, his attempt proved an abortion., Abounded : of Abound, Abrasion : The act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction; as, the abrasion of coins., Abrasion : The substance rubbed off., Abrasion : A superficial excoriation, with loss of substance under the form of small shreds., Absonant : Discordant; contrary; -- opposed to consonant., Absonous : Discordant; inharmonious; incongruous., Abutilon : A genus of malvaceous plants of many species, found in the torrid and temperate zones of both continents; -- called also Indian mallow., Ambition : The act of going about to solicit or obtain an office, or any other object of desire; canvassing., Ambition : An eager, and sometimes an inordinate, desire for preferment, honor, superiority, power, or the attainment of something., Ambition : To seek after ambitiously or eagerly; to covet., Amblygon : An obtuse-angled figure, esp. and obtuse-angled triangle., Ambrosin : An early coin struck by the dukes of Milan, and bearing the figure of St. Ambrose on horseback., Amoebean : Alternately answering., Amoebian : One of the Amoebea., Anabolic : Pertaining to anabolism; an anabolic changes, or processes, more or less constructive in their nature., Atonable : Admitting an atonement; capable of being atoned for; expiable., Backbond : An instrument which, in conjunction with another making an absolute disposition, constitutes a trust., Backbone : The column of bones in the back which sustains and gives firmness to the frame; the spine; the vertebral or spinal column., Backbone : Anything like , or serving the purpose of, a backbone., Backbone : Firmness; moral principle; steadfastness., Backdown : A receding or giving up; a complete surrender., Baconian : Of or pertaining to Lord Bacon, or to his system of philosophy., Badigeon : A cement or paste (as of plaster and freestone, or of sawdust and glue or lime) used by sculptors, builders, and workers in wood or stone, to fill holes, cover defects, or finish a surface., Baenopod : One of the thoracic legs of Arthropods., Bail bond : A bond or obligation given by a prisoner and his surety, to insure the prisoner's appearance in court, at the return of the writ., Bail bond : Special bail in court to abide the judgment., Balanoid : Resembling an acorn; -- applied to a group of barnacles having shells shaped like acorns. See Acornshell, and Barnacle., Ballotin : An officer who has charge of a ballot box., Banewort : Deadly nightshade., Bank book : A book kept by a depositor, in which an officer of a bank enters the debits and credits of the depositor's account with the bank., Bank note : A promissory note issued by a bank or banking company, payable to bearer on demand., Bank note : Formerly, a promissory note made by a banker, or banking company, payable to a specified person at a fixed date; a bank bill. See Bank bill, 2., Bank note : A promissory note payable at a bank., Bannerol : A banderole; esp. a banner displayed at a funeral procession and set over the tomb. See Banderole., Barbiton : An ancient Greek instrument resembling a lyre., Barebone : A very lean person; one whose bones show through the skin., Baritone : See Barytone., Baronage : The whole body of barons or peers., Baronage : The dignity or rank of a baron., Baronage : The land which gives title to a baron., Baroness : A baron's wife; also, a lady who holds the baronial title in her own right; as, the Baroness Burdett-Coutts., Baronial : Pertaining to a baron or a barony., Baronies : of Barony, Barytone : Alt. of Baritone, Baritone : Grave and deep, as a kind of male voice., Baritone : Not marked with an accent on the last syllable, the grave accent being understood., Barytone : Alt. of Baritone, Baritone : A male voice, the compass of which partakes of the common bass and the tenor, but which does not descend as low as the one, nor rise as high as the other., Baritone : A person having a voice of such range., Baritone : The viola di gamba, now entirely disused., Baritone : A word which has no accent marked on the last syllable, the grave accent being understood., Baseborn : Born out of wedlock., Baseborn : Born of low parentage., Baseborn : Vile; mean., Bass horn : A modification of the bassoon, much deeper in tone., Bassorin : A constituent part of a species of gum from Bassora, as also of gum tragacanth and some gum resins. It is one of the amyloses., Beaconed : of Beacon, Beakiron : A bickern; a bench anvil with a long beak, adapted to reach the interior surface of sheet metal ware; the horn of an anvil., Beckoned : of Beckon, Becoming : of Become, Becoming : Appropriate or fit; congruous; suitable; graceful; befitting., Becoming : That which is becoming or appropriate., Begotten : of Beget, Begotten : p. p. of Beget., Beholden : of Behold, Beholden : Obliged; bound in gratitude; indebted., Belonged : of Belong, Belonite : Minute acicular or dendritic crystalline forms sometimes observed in glassy volcanic rocks., Bemoaned : of Bemoan, Bemoaner : One who bemoans., Benzoate : A salt formed by the union of benzoic acid with any salifiable base., Bernouse : Same as Burnoose., Besnowed : of Besnow, Bespoken : of Bespeak, Bestrown : of Bestrew, Bestrown : p. p. of Bestrew., Betongue : To attack with the tongue; to abuse; to insult., Betonies : of Betony, Bewonder : To fill with wonder., Bewonder : To wonder at; to admire., Bezonian : A low fellow or scoundrel; a beggar., Biconvex : Convex on both sides; as, a biconvex lens., Bicorned : Alt. of Bicornous, Biforine : An oval sac or cell, found in the leaves of certain plants of the order Araceae. It has an opening at each end through which raphides, generated inside, are discharged., Bigaroon : The large white-heart cherry., Bignonia : A large genus of American, mostly tropical, climbing shrubs, having compound leaves and showy somewhat tubular flowers. B. capreolata is the cross vine of the Southern United States. The trumpet creeper was formerly considered to be of this genus., Bimanous : Having two hands; two-handed., Binomial : An expression consisting of two terms connected by the sign plus (+) or minus (-); as, a + b, or 7 - 3., Binomial : Consisting of two terms; pertaining to binomials; as, a binomial root., Binomial : Having two names; -- used of the system by which every animal and plant receives two names, the one indicating the genus, the other the species, to which it belongs., Binoxide : Same as Dioxide., Biscotin : A confection made of flour, sugar, marmalade, and eggs; a sweet biscuit., Blazoned : of Blazon, Blazoner : One who gives publicity, proclaims, or blazons; esp., one who blazons coats of arms; a herald., Blazonry : Same as Blazon, 3., Blazonry : A coat of arms; an armorial bearing or bearings., Blazonry : Artistic representation or display., Blendous : Pertaining to, consisting of, or containing, blende., Bloating : of Bloat, Blocking : of Block, Blocking : The act of obstructing, supporting, shaping, or stamping with a block or blocks., Blocking : Blocks used to support (a building, etc.) temporarily., Block tin : See under Tin., Bloncket : Alt. of Blonket, Blooding : of Blood, Blooming : of Bloom, Blooming : The process of making blooms from the ore or from cast iron., Blooming : Opening in blossoms; flowering., Blooming : Thriving in health, beauty, and vigor; indicating the freshness and beauties of youth or health., Blotting : of Blot, Bludgeon : A short stick, with one end loaded, or thicker and heavier that the other, used as an offensive weapon., Bluegown : One of a class of paupers or pensioners, or licensed beggars, in Scotland, to whim annually on the king's birthday were distributed certain alms, including a blue gown; a beadsman., Blue-john : A name given to fluor spar in Derbyshire, where it is used for ornamental purposes., Bluenose : A nickname for a Nova Scotian., Boarding : of Board, Boarding : The act of entering a ship, whether with a hostile or a friendly purpose., Boarding : The act of covering with boards; also, boards, collectively; or a covering made of boards., Boarding : The act of supplying, or the state of being supplied, with regular or specified meals, or with meals and lodgings, for pay., Boasting : of Boast, Boasting : The act of glorying or vaunting; vainglorious speaking; ostentatious display., Boatsman : A boatman., Bobbinet : A kind of cotton lace which is wrought by machines, and not by hand., Bobolink : An American singing bird (Dolichonyx oryzivorus). The male is black and white; the female is brown; -- called also, ricebird, reedbird, and Boblincoln., Bocasine : A sort of fine buckram., Bockland : See Bookland., Bodement : An omen; a prognostic., Bodleian : Of or pertaining to Sir Thomas Bodley, or to the celebrated library at Oxford, founded by him in the sixteenth century., Boeotian : Of or pertaining to Boeotia; hence, stupid; dull; obtuse., Boeotian : A native of Boeotia; also, one who is dull and ignorant., Boggling : of Boggle, Bohemian : Of or pertaining to Bohemia, or to the language of its ancient inhabitants or their descendants. See Bohemian, n., 2., Bohemian : Of or pertaining to a social gypsy or "Bohemian" (see Bohemian, n., 3); vagabond; unconventional; free and easy., Bohemian : A native of Bohemia., Bohemian : The language of the Czechs (the ancient inhabitants of Bohemia), the richest and most developed of the dialects of the Slavic family., Bohemian : A restless vagabond; -- originally, an idle stroller or gypsy (as in France) thought to have come from Bohemia; in later times often applied to an adventurer in art or literature, of irregular, unconventional habits, questionable tastes, or free morals., Boldened : of Bolden, Boldness : The state or quality of being bold., Bolivian : Of or pertaining to Bolivia., Bolivian : A native of Bolivia., Bona fide : In or with good faith; without fraud or deceit; real or really; actual or actually; genuine or genuinely; as, you must proceed bona fide; a bona fide purchaser or transaction., Bona roba : A showy wanton; a courtesan., Bonassus : The aurochs or European bison. See Aurochs., Bondager : A field worker, esp. a woman who works in the field., Bondmaid : A female slave, or one bound to service without wages, as distinguished from a hired servant., Bondsmen : of Bondsman, Bondsman : A slave; a villain; a serf; a bondman., Bondsman : A surety; one who is bound, or who gives security, for another., Boneache : Pain in the bones., Bonefish : See Ladyfish., Boneless : Without bones., Boneshaw : Sciatica., Bongrace : A projecting bonnet or shade to protect the complexion; also, a wide-brimmed hat., Bonhomie : Alt. of Bonhommie, Bonibell : See Bonnibel., Boniface : An innkeeper., Boniform : Sensitive or responsive to moral excellence., Boniness : The condition or quality of being bony., Bonitary : Beneficial, as opposed to statutory or civil; as, bonitary dominion of land., Bonitoes : of Bonito, Bonsmots : of Bonmot, Bonneted : Wearing a bonnet., Bonneted : Protected by a bonnet. See Bonnet, 4 (a)., Bonnibel : A handsome girl., Bonspiel : A cur/ing match between clubs., Bontebok : The pied antelope of South Africa (Alcelaphus pygarga). Its face and rump are white. Called also nunni., Bookland : Alt. of Bockland, Bockland : Charter land held by deed under certain rents and free services, which differed in nothing from free socage lands. This species of tenure has given rise to the modern freeholds., Boosting : of Boost, Bootikin : A little boot, legging, or gaiter., Bootikin : A covering for the foot or hand, worn as a cure for the gout., Bordland : Either land held by a bordar, or the land which a lord kept for the maintenance of his board, or table., Bosoming : of Bosom, Botanist : One skilled in botany; one versed in the knowledge of plants., Botanize : To seek after plants for botanical investigation; to study plants., Botanize : To explore for botanical purposes., Botanies : of Botany, Botching : of Botch, Bothnian : Alt. of Bothnic, Bottling : of Bottle, Bottling : The act or the process of putting anything into bottles (as beer, mineral water, etc.) and corking the bottles., Boughten : Purchased; not obtained or produced at home., Bouillon : A nutritious liquid food made by boiling beef, or other meat, in water; a clear soup or broth., Bouillon : An excrescence on a horse's frush or frog., Bouncing : of Bounce, Bouncing : Stout; plump and healthy; lusty; buxom., Bouncing : Excessive; big., Bounding : of Bound, Boundary : That which indicates or fixes a limit or extent, or marks a bound, as of a territory; a bounding or separating line; a real or imaginary limit., Bounding : Moving with a bound or bounds., Bounties : of Bounty, Bourgeon : To sprout; to put forth buds; to shoot forth, as a branch., Bournous : See Burnoose., Boweling : of Bowel, Bowenite : A hard, compact variety of serpentine found in Rhode Island. It is of a light green color and resembles jade., Bowingly : In a bending manner., Boxthorn : A plant of the genus Lycium, esp. Lycium barbarum., Boydekin : A dagger; a bodkin., Brant-fox : A kind of fox found in Sweden (Vulpes alopex), smaller than the common fox (V. vulgaris), but probably a variety of it., Brodekin : A buskin or half-boot., Broiling : of Broil, Broiling : Excessively hot; as, a broiling sun., Broiling : The act of causing anything to broil., Brokenly : In a broken, interrupted manner; in a broken state; in broken language., Bronchia : The bronchial tubes which arise from the branching of the trachea, esp. the subdivision of the bronchi., Bronchic : Bronchial., Bronchus : One of the subdivisions of the trachea or windpipe; esp. one of the two primary divisions., Bronzing : of Bronze, Bronzine : A metal so prepared as to have the appearance of bronze., Bronzine : Made of bronzine; resembling bronze; bronzelike., Bronzing : The act or art of communicating to articles in metal, wood, clay, plaster, etc., the appearance of bronze by means of bronze powders, or imitative painting, or by chemical processes., Bronzing : A material for bronzing., Bronzist : One who makes, imitates, collects, or deals in, bronzes., Bronzite : A variety of enstatite, often having a bronzelike luster. It is a silicate of magnesia and iron, of the pyroxene family., Brooding : of Brood, Brooking : of Brook, Browdyng : Embroidery., Browning : of Brown, Brownian : Pertaining to Dr. Robert Brown, who first demonstrated (about 1827) the commonness of the motion described below., Browning : The act or operation of giving a brown color, as to gun barrels, etc., Browning : A smooth coat of brown mortar, usually the second coat, and the preparation for the finishing coat of plaster., Brownish : Somewhat brown., Brownism : The views or teachings of Robert Brown of the Brownists., Brownism : The doctrines of the Brunonian system of medicine. See Brunonian., Brownist : A follower of Robert Brown, of England, in the 16th century, who taught that every church is complete and independent in itself when organized, and consists of members meeting in one place, having full power to elect and depose its officers., Brownist : One who advocates the Brunonian system of medicine., Browsing : of Browse, Browsing : Browse; also, a place abounding with shrubs where animals may browse., Bryozoan : Of or pertaining to the Bryozoa., Bryozoan : One of the Bryozoa., Bufonite : An old name for a fossil consisting of the petrified teeth and palatal bones of fishes belonging to the family of Pycnodonts (thick teeth), whose remains occur in the oolite and chalk formations; toadstone; -- so named from a notion that it was originally formed in the head of a toad., Buncombe : Alt. of Bunkum, Bungalow : A thatched or tiled house or cottage, of a single story, usually surrounded by a veranda., Bunghole : See Bung, n., 2., Buoyance : Buoyancy., Buoyancy : The property of floating on the surface of a liquid, or in a fluid, as in the atmosphere; specific lightness, which is inversely as the weight compared with that of an equal volume of water., Buoyancy : The upward pressure exerted upon a floating body by a fluid, which is equal to the weight of the body; hence, also, the weight of a floating body, as measured by the volume of fluid displaced., Buoyancy : Cheerfulness; vivacity; liveliness; sprightliness; -- the opposite of heaviness; as, buoyancy of spirits., Burgonet : A kind of helmet., Burnoose : Alt. of Burnous, But-thorn : The common European starfish (Asterias rubens)., Buttoned : of Button, Butyrone : A liquid ketone obtained by heating calcium butyrate., By-corner : A private corner., Canon bit : That part of a bit which is put in a horse's mouth., Carbinol : Methyl alcohol, CH3OH; -- also, by extension, any one in the homologous series of paraffine alcohols of which methyl alcohol is the type., Carbonic : Of, pertaining to, or obtained from, carbon; as, carbonic oxide., Carbonyl : The radical (CO)'', occuring, always combined, in many compounds, as the aldehydes, the ketones, urea, carbonyl chloride, etc., Cenobite : One of a religious order, dwelling in a convent, or a community, in opposition to an anchoret, or hermit, who lives in solitude., Cibation : The act of taking food., Cibation : The process or operation of feeding the contents of the crucible with fresh material., Cobbling : of Cobble, Cobstone : Cobblestone., Colombin : See Calumbin., Columbin : A white, crystalline, bitter substance. See Calumbin., Combined : of Combine, Combined : United closely; confederated; chemically united., Combiner : One who, or that which, combines., Conglobe : To gather into a ball; to collect into a round mass., Conglobe : To collect, unite, or coalesce in a round mass., Cornbind : A weed that binds stalks of corn, as Convolvulus arvensis, Polygonum Convolvulus., Corncrib : A crib for storing corn., Corybant : One of the priests of Cybele in Phrygia. The rites of the Corybants were accompanied by wild music, dancing, etc., Cross-bun : A bun or cake marked with a cross, and intended to be eaten on Good Friday., Cubation : The act of lying down; a reclining., Deadborn : Stillborn., Dearborn : A four-wheeled carriage, with curtained sides., Debonair : Characterized by courteousness, affability, or gentleness; of good appearance and manners; graceful; complaisant., Dibstone : A pebble used in a child's game called dibstones., Dog's-bane : See Dogbane., Doubling : of Double, Doubling : The act of one that doubles; a making double; reduplication; also, that which is doubled., Doubling : A turning and winding; as, the doubling of a hunted hare; shift; trick; artifice., Doubling : The lining of the mantle borne about the shield or escutcheon., Doubling : The process of redistilling spirits, to improve the strength and flavor., Doubloon : A Spanish gold coin, no longer issued, varying in value at different times from over fifteen dollars to about five. See Doblon in Sup., Doubting : of Doubt, Doubting : That is uncertain; that distrusts or hesitates; having doubts., Downbear : To bear down; to depress., Drone bee : The male of the honeybee; a drone., Dry-boned : Having dry bones, or bones without flesh., Ebionite : One of a sect of heretics, in the first centuries of the church, whose doctrine was a mixture of Judaism and Christianity. They denied the divinity of Christ, regarding him as an inspired messenger, and rejected much of the New Testament., Ebonized : of Ebonize, Ecboline : An alkaloid constituting the active principle of ergot; -- so named from its power of producing abortion., Edgebone : Same as Aitchbone., Ekaboron : The name given by Mendelejeff in accordance with the periodic law, and by prediction, to a hypothetical element then unknown, but since discovered and named scandium; -- so called because it was a missing analogue of the boron group. See Scandium., Elbowing : of Elbow, Emblazon : To depict or represent; -- said of heraldic bearings. See Blazon., Emblazon : To deck in glaring colors; to set off conspicuously; to display pompously; to decorate., Embolden : To give boldness or courage to; to encourage., Embronze : To embody in bronze; to set up a bronze representation of, as of a person., Embronze : To color in imitation of bronze. See Bronze, v. t., Enbroude : See Embroude., Encomber : See Encumber., Enharbor : To find harbor or safety in; to dwell in or inhabit., Ennobled : of Ennoble, Ennobler : One who ennobles., Entombed : of Entomb, Enwombed : of Enwomb, Flyblown : Tainted or contaminated with flyblows; damaged; foul., Fool-born : Begotten by a fool., Footband : A band of foot soldiers., Forborne : of Forbear, Forboden : p. p. of Forbid., Forborne : p. p. of Forbear., Freeborn : Born free; not born in vassalage; inheriting freedom., Gabioned : Furnished with gabions., Gambeson : Same as Gambison., Gambison : A defensive garment formerly in use for the body, made of cloth stuffed and quilted., Gambroon : A kind of twilled linen cloth for lining., Globulin : An albuminous body, insoluble in water, but soluble in dilute solutions of salt. It is present in the red blood corpuscles united with haematin to form haemoglobin. It is also found in the crystalline lens of the eye, and in blood serum, and is sometimes called crystallin. In the plural the word is applied to a group of proteid substances such as vitellin, myosin, fibrinogen, etc., all insoluble in water, but soluble in dilute salt solutions., Gobbling : of Gobble, Gynobase : A dilated base or receptacle, supporting a multilocular ovary., Handbook : A book of reference, to be carried in the hand; a manual; a guidebook., Hellborn : Born in or of hell., Henchboy : A page; a servant., Highborn : Of noble birth., Hobbling : of Hobble, Hobornob : See Hobnob., Homeborn : Native; indigenous; not foreign., Homeborn : Of or pertaining to the home or family., Honey-bag : The receptacle for honey in a honeybee., Honeybee : Any bee of the genus Apis, which lives in communities and collects honey, esp. the common domesticated hive bee (Apis mellifica), the Italian bee (A. ligustica), and the Arabiab bee (A. fasciata). The two latter are by many entomologists considered only varieties of the common hive bee. Each swarm of bees consists of a large number of workers (barren females), with, ordinarily, one queen or fertile female, but in the swarming season several young queens, and a number of males or drones, are produced., Hornbeak : A fish. See Hornfish., Hornbeam : A tree of the genus Carpinus (C. Americana), having a smooth gray bark and a ridged trunk, the wood being white and very hard. It is common along the banks of streams in the United States, and is also called ironwood. The English hornbeam is C. Betulus. The American is called also blue beech and water beech., Hornbill : Any bird of the family Bucerotidae, of which about sixty species are known, belonging to numerous genera. They inhabit the tropical parts of Asia, Africa, and the East Indies, and are remarkable for having a more or less horn-like protuberance, which is usually large and hollow and is situated on the upper side of the beak. The size of the hornbill varies from that of a pigeon to that of a raven, or even larger. They feed chiefly upon fruit, but some species eat dead animals., Hornbook : The first book for children, or that from which in former times they learned their letters and rudiments; -- so called because a sheet of horn covered the small, thin board of oak, or the slip of paper, on which the alphabet, digits, and often the Lord's Prayer, were written or printed; a primer., Hornbook : A book containing the rudiments of any science or branch of knowledge; a manual; a handbook., Hurlbone : See Whirlbone., Hurlbone : A bone near the middle of the buttock of a horse., Hybodont : Of, pertaining to, or resembling, an extinct genus of sharks (Hybodus), especially in the form of the teeth, which consist of a principal median cone with smaller lateral ones., Icebound : Totally surrounded with ice, so as to be incapable of advancing; as, an icebound vessel; also, surrounded by or fringed with ice so as to hinder easy access; as, an icebound coast., Imblazon : See Emblazon., Imbolden : See Embolden., Imbonity : Want of goodness., Imbution : An imbuing., Incomber : See Encumber., Incubous : Having the leaves so placed that the upper part of each one covers the base of the leaf next above it, as in hepatic mosses of the genus Frullania. See Succubous., Intombed : of Intomb, Jaborine : An alkaloid found in jaborandi leaves, from which it is extracted as a white amorphous substance. In its action it resembles atropine., Jacobean : Alt. of Jacobian, Jacobian : Of or pertaining to a style of architecture and decoration in the time of James the First, of England., Jacobine : A Jacobin., Jobation : A scolding; a hand, tedious reproof., Kingbolt : A vertical iron bolt, by which the forward axle and wheels of a vehicle or the trucks of a railroad car are connected with the other parts., Knobbing : Rough dressing by knocking off knobs or projections., Knobbler : The hart in its second year; a young deer., Knowable : That may be known; capable of being discovered, understood, or ascertained., Laboring : of Labor, Laborant : A chemist., Laboring : That labors; performing labor; esp., performing coarse, heavy work, not requiring skill also, set apart for labor; as, laboring days., Laboring : Suffering pain or grief., Libation : The act of pouring a liquid or liquor, usually wine, either on the ground or on a victim in sacrifice, in honor of some deity; also, the wine or liquid thus poured out., Loanable : Such as can be lent; available for lending; as, loanable funds; -- used mostly in financial business and writings., Lobbying : of Lobby, Lobeline : A poisonous narcotic alkaloid extracted from the leaves of Indian tobacco (Lobelia inflata) as a yellow oil, having a tobaccolike taste and odor., Longbeak : The American redbellied snipe (Macrorhamphus scolopaceus); -- called also long-billed dowitcher., Longboat : Formerly, the largest boat carried by a merchant vessel, corresponding to the launch of a naval vessel., Mino bird : An Asiatic bird (Gracula musica), allied to the starlings. It is black, with a white spot on the wings, and a pair of flat yellow wattles on the head. It is often tamed and taught to pronounce words., Misboden : of Misbede, Misboden : p. p. of Misbede., Moonbeam : A ray of light from the moon., Moorband : See Moorpan., Moribund : In a dying state; dying; at the point of death., Moribund : A dying person., Nebulose : Nebulous; cloudy., Nebulous : Cloudy; hazy; misty., Nebulous : Of, pertaining to, or having the appearance of, a nebula; nebular; cloudlike., Neighbor : A person who lives near another; one whose abode is not far off., Neighbor : One who is near in sympathy or confidence., Neighbor : One entitled to, or exhibiting, neighborly kindness; hence, one of the human race; a fellow being., Neighbor : Near to another; adjoining; adjacent; next; neighboring., Neighbor : To adjoin; to border on; tobe near to., Neighbor : To associate intimately with., Neighbor : To dwell in the vicinity; to be a neighbor, or in the neighborhood; to be near., News-book : A newspaper., Nobilify : To make noble; to nobiliate., Nobility : The quality or state of being noble; superiority of mind or of character; commanding excellence; eminence., Nobility : The state of being of high rank or noble birth; patrician dignity; antiquity of family; distinction by rank, station, or title, whether inherited or conferred., Nobility : Those who are noble; the collictive body of nobles or titled persons in a stste; the aristocratic and patrician class; the peerage; as, the English nobility., Noblemen : of Nobleman, Nobleman : One of the nobility; a noble; a peer; one who enjoys rank above a commoner, either by virtue of birth, by office, or by patent., Noblesse : Dignity; greatness; noble birth or condition., Noblesse : The nobility; persons of noble rank collectively, including males and females., Nobodies : of Nobody, Noseband : That part of the headstall of a bridle which passes over a horse's nose., Notebook : A book in which notes or memorandums are written., Notebook : A book in which notes of hand are registered., November : The eleventh month of the year, containing thirty days., Nubilose : Alt. of Nubilous, Nubilous : Cloudy., Nut-brown : Brown as a nut long kept and dried., Obedient : Subject in will or act to authority; willing to obey; submissive to restraint, control, or command., Obeisant : Ready to obey; reverent; differential; also, servilely submissive., Oblation : The act of offering, or of making an offering., Oblation : Anything offered or presented in worship or sacred service; an offering; a sacrifice., Oblation : A gift or contribution made to a church, as for the expenses of the eucharist, or for the support of the clergy and the poor., Obliging : of Oblige, Obliging : Putting under obligation; disposed to oblige or do favors; hence, helpful; civil; kind., Oblivion : The act of forgetting, or the state of being forgotten; cessation of remembrance; forgetfulness., Oblivion : Official ignoring of offenses; amnesty, or general pardon; as, an act of oblivion., Oblongly : In an oblong form., Oblongum : A prolate spheroid; a figure described by the revolution of an ellipse about its greater axis. Cf. Oblatum, and see Ellipsoid of revolution, under Ellipsoid., Obsidian : A kind of glass produced by volcanoes. It is usually of a black color, and opaque, except in thin splinters., Obstancy : Opposition; impediment; obstruction., Obtained : of Obtain, Obtainer : One who obtains., Obtended : of Obtend, Obtunded : of Obtund, Obtunder : That which obtunds or blunts; especially, that which blunts sensibility., Obtusion : The act or process of making obtuse or blunt., Obtusion : The state of being dulled or blunted; as, the obtusion of the senses., Obuncous : Hooked or crooked in an extreme degree., Olibanum : The fragrant gum resin of various species of Boswellia; Oriental frankincense., Oneberry : The herb Paris. See Herb Paris, under Herb., Openbill : A bird of the genus Anastomus, allied to the stork; -- so called because the two parts of the bill touch only at the base and tip. One species inhabits India, another Africa. Called also open-beak. See Illust. (m), under Beak., Opinable : Capable of being opined or thought., Orbation : The state of being orbate, or deprived of parents or children; privation, in general; bereavement., Orbulina : A genus of minute living Foraminifera having a globular shell., Osnaburg : A species of coarse linen, originally made in Osnaburg, Germany., Outblown : Inflated with wind., Outbound : Outward bound., Outbring : To bring or bear out., Ovenbird : Any species of the genus Furnarius, allied to the creepers. They inhabit South America and the West Indies, and construct curious oven-shaped nests., Ovenbird : In the United States, Seiurus aurocapillus; -- called also golden-crowned thrush., Ovenbird : In England, sometimes applied to the willow warbler, and to the long-tailed titmouse., Overbend : To bend to excess., Overbend : To bend over., Overburn : To burn too much; to be overzealous., Rawboned : Having little flesh on the bones; gaunt., Reobtain : To obtain again., Ribboned : of Ribbon, Ringbolt : An eyebolt having a ring through the eye., Ringbone : A morbid growth or deposit of bony matter between or on the small pastern and the great pastern bones., Roborant : Strengthening., Roborant : A strengthening medicine; a tonic., Roborean : Alt. of Roboreous, Ropeband : A small piece of spun yarn or marline, used to fasten the head of the sail to the spar., Rubstone : A stone for scouring or rubbing; a whetstone; a rub., Sabbaton : A round-toed, armed covering for the feet, worn during a part of the sixteenth century in both military and civil dress., Sawbones : A nickname for a surgeon., Seabound : Bounded by the sea., Sea robin : See under Robin, and Illustration in Appendix., Sidebone : A morbid growth or deposit of bony matter and at the sides of the coronet and coffin bone of a horse., Sigh-born : Sorrowful; mournful., Snobbery : The quality of being snobbish; snobbishness., Snobbish : Of or pertaining to a snob; characteristic of, or befitting, a snob; vulgarly pretentious., Snobbism : Snobbery., Snobling : A little snob., Snowball : A round mass of snow pressed or roller together, or anything resembling such a mass., Snowball : The Guelder-rose., Snowball : To pelt with snowballs; to throw snowballs at., Snowball : To throw snowballs., Snowbird : An arctic finch (Plectrophenax, / Plectrophanes, nivalis) common, in winter, both in Europe and the United States, and often appearing in large flocks during snowstorms. It is partially white, but variously marked with chestnut and brown. Called also snow bunting, snowflake, snowfleck, and snowflight., Snowbird : Any finch of the genus Junco which appears in flocks in winter time, especially J. hyemalis in the Eastern United States; -- called also blue snowbird. See Junco., Snowbird : The fieldfare., Snuffbox : A small box for carrying snuff about the person., Sobering : of Sober, Steenbok : Same as Steinbock., Stibborn : Stubborn., Stonebow : A kind of crossbow formerly used for shooting stones., Stubborn : Firm as a stub or stump; stiff; unbending; unyielding; persistent; hence, unreasonably obstinate in will or opinion; not yielding to reason or persuasion; refractory; harsh; -- said of persons and things; as, stubborn wills; stubborn ore; a stubborn oak; as stubborn as a mule., Suberone : The hypothetical ketone of suberic acid., Suberone : A colorless liquid, analogous suberone proper, having a pleasant peppermint odor. It is obtained by the distillation of calcium suberate., Suborned : of Suborn, Suborner : One who suborns or procures another to take, a false oath; one who procures another to do a bad action., Subpoena : A writ commanding the attendance in court, as a witness, of the person on whom it is served, under a penalty; the process by which a defendant in equity is commanded to appear and answer the plaintiff's bill., Subpoena : To serve with a writ of subpoena; to command attendance in court by a legal writ, under a penalty in case of disobedience., Subtonic : Applied to, or distinguishing, a speech element consisting of tone, or proper vocal sound, not pure as in the vowels, but dimmed and otherwise modified by some kind of obstruction in the oral or the nasal passage, and in some cases with a mixture of breath sound; -- a term introduced by Dr. James Rush in 1833. See Guide to Pronunciation, //155, 199-202., Subtonic : A subtonic sound or element; a vocal consonant, as b, d, g, n, etc.; a subvocal., Subtonic : The seventh tone of the scale, or that immediately below the tonic; -- called also subsemitone., Subzonal : Situated under a zone, or zona; -- applied to a membrane between the zona radiata and the umbilical vesicle in the mammal embryo., Tabooing : of Taboo, Taboring : of Tabor, Taborine : A small, shallow drum; a tabor., Tarbogan : See Toboggan., Thornbut : The turbot., Toboggan : A kind of sledge made of pliable board, turned up at one or both ends, used for coasting down hills or prepared inclined planes; also, a sleigh or sledge, to be drawn by dogs, or by hand, over soft and deep snow., Toboggan : To slide down hill over the snow or ice on a toboggan., Trombone : A powerful brass instrument of the trumpet kind, thought by some to be the ancient sackbut, consisting of a tube in three parts, bent twice upon itself and ending in a bell. The middle part, bent double, slips into the outer parts, as in a telescope, so that by change of the vibrating length any tone within the compass of the instrument (which may be bass or tenor or alto or even, in rare instances, soprano) is commanded. It is the only member of the family of wind instruments whose scale, both diatonic and chromatic, is complete without the aid of keys or pistons, and which can slide from note to note as smoothly as the human voice or a violin. Softly blown, it has a rich and mellow sound, which becomes harsh and blatant when the tones are forced; used with discretion, its effect is often solemn and majestic., Trombone : The common European bittern., True-born : Of genuine birth; having a right by birth to any title; as, a true-born Englishman., Tubicorn : Any ruminant having horns composed of a bony axis covered with a horny sheath; a hollow-horned ruminant., Twinborn : Born at the same birth., Umbonate : Alt. of Umbonated, Unbecome : To misbecome., Unbefool : To deliver from the state of a fool; to awaken the mind of; to undeceive., Unbishop : To deprive, as a city, of a bishop; to deprive, as a clergyman, of episcopal dignity or rights., Unbloody : Not bloody., Unbonnet : To take a bonnet from; to take off one's bonnet; to uncover; as, to unbonnet one's head., Unbooked : Not written in a book; unrecorded., Unbroken : Not broken; continuous; unsubdued; as, an unbroken colt., Unburrow : To force from a burrow; to unearth., Unbutton : To loose the buttons of; to unfasten., Undouble : To unfold, or render single., Unharbor : To drive from harbor or shelter., Unilobar : Consisting of a single lobe., Urobilin : A yellow pigment identical with hydrobilirubin, abundant in the highly colored urine of fever, and also present in normal urine. See Urochrome., Vagabond : Moving from place to place without a settled habitation; wandering., Vagabond : Floating about without any certain direction; driven to and fro., Vagabond : Being a vagabond; strolling and idle or vicious., Vagabond : One who wanders from place to place, having no fixed dwelling, or not abiding in it, and usually without the means of honest livelihood; a vagrant; a tramp; hence, a worthless person; a rascal., Vagabond : To play the vagabond; to wander like a vagabond; to stroll., Wainbote : See Cartbote. See also the Note under Bote., Well-born : Born of a noble or respect able family; not of mean birth., Windbore : The lower, or bottom, pipe in a lift of pumps in a mine., Wishbone : The forked bone in front of the breastbone in birds; -- called also merrythought, and wishing bone. See Merrythought, and Furculum., Woodbind : Woodbine., Woodbine : A climbing plant having flowers of great fragrance (Lonicera Periclymenum); the honeysuckle., Woodbine : The Virginia creeper. See Virginia creeper, under Virginia.,
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