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Word Meanings - MONOSYLLABIC - Book Publishers vocabulary database

Being a monosyllable, or composed of monosyllables; as, a monosyllabic word; a monosyllabic language. -- Mon`o*syl*lab"ic*al*ly, adv.

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  • BELLMAN
    A man who rings a bell, especially to give notice of anything in the streets. Formerly, also, a night watchman who called the hours. Milton.
  • BESCRATCH
    To tear with the nails; to cover with scratches.
  • BELIAL
    An evil spirit; a wicked and unprincipled person; the personification of evil. What concord hath Christ with Belia 2 Cor. vi. 15. A son of Belial, a worthless, wicked, or thoroughly depraved person. 1 Sam. ii. 12.
  • BEASTLIHEAD
    Beastliness. Spenser.
  • BEWRAP
    To wrap up; to cover. Fairfax.
  • BERGOMASK
    A rustic dance, so called in ridicule of the people of Bergamo, in Italy, once noted for their clownishness.
  • BEVELMENT
    The replacement of an edge by two similar planes, equally inclined to the including faces or adjacent planes.
  • BELEAVE
    To leave or to be left. May.
  • BESCATTER
    1. To scatter over. 2. To cover sparsely by scattering ; to strew. "With flowers bescattered." Spenser.
  • BETSO
    A small brass Venetian coin.
  • BESCORN
    To treat with scorn. "Then was he bescorned." Chaucer.
  • COMPOSITOUS
    Belonging to the Compositæ; composite. Darwin.
  • BECHE DE MER
    The trepang.
  • BELLADONNA
    An herbaceous European plant with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries. The whole plant and its fruit are very poisonous, and the root and leaves are used as powerful medicinal agents. Its properties are largely due
  • BETOKEN
    1. To signify by some visible object; to show by signs or tokens. A dewy cloud, and in the cloud a bow . . . Betokening peace from God, and covenant new. Milton. 2. To foreshow by present signs; to indicate something future by that which is seen
  • BETROTHAL
    The act of betrothing, or the fact of being betrothed; a mutual promise, engagement, or contract for a future marriage between the persons betrothed; betrothment; affiance. "The feast of betrothal." Longfellow.
  • BESLUBBER
    To beslobber.
  • BENIM
    To take away. Ire . . . benimeth the man fro God. Chaucer.
  • BESIEGER
    One who besieges; -- opposed to the besieged.
  • BELAMY
    Good friend; dear friend. Chaucer.
  • COMBER
    1. One who combs; one whose occupation it is to comb wool, flax, etc. Also, a machine for combing wool, flax, etc. 2. A long, curling wave.
  • GABBER
    1. A liar; a deceiver. 2. One addicted to idle talk.
  • HAIRBELL
    See HAREBELL
  • ORBED
    Having the form of an orb; round. The orbèd eyelids are let down. Trench.
  • LAMBERT PINE
    The gigantic sugar pine of California and Oregon (Pinus Lambertiana). It has the leaves in fives, and cones a foot long. The timber is soft, and like that of the white pine of the Eastern States.
  • GERBE
    A kind of ornamental firework. Farrow.
  • WATER-BEARER
    The constellation Aquarius.
  • INDECOMPOSABLENESS
    Incapableness of decomposition; stability; permanence; durability.
  • GABELER
    A collector of gabels or taxes.
  • ABERRATE
    To go astray; to diverge. Their own defective and aberrating vision. De Quincey.
  • CORYMBED
    Corymbose.

 

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