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  • 101 Aleurites triloba — Candle Can dle, n. [OE. candel, candel, AS, candel, fr. L. candela a (white) light made of wax or tallow, fr. cand[ e]re to be white. See {Candid}, and cf. {Chandler}, {Cannel}, {Kindle}.] 1. A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a… …

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  • 102 Apparition — Ap pa*ri tion, n. [F. apparition, L. apparitio, fr. apparere. See {Appear}.] 1. The act of becoming visible; appearance; visibility. Milton. [1913 Webster] The sudden apparition of the Spaniards. Prescott. [1913 Webster] The apparition of Lawyer… …

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  • 103 Blunt-nosed shiner — Shiner Shin er, n. That which shines. Specifically: (a) A luminary. (b) A bright piece of money. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Has she the shiners, d ye think? Foote. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] (c) (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small… …

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  • 104 Candle — Can dle, n. [OE. candel, candel, AS, candel, fr. L. candela a (white) light made of wax or tallow, fr. cand[ e]re to be white. See {Candid}, and cf. {Chandler}, {Cannel}, {Kindle}.] 1. A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a wick… …

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  • 105 Candle nut — Candle Can dle, n. [OE. candel, candel, AS, candel, fr. L. candela a (white) light made of wax or tallow, fr. cand[ e]re to be white. See {Candid}, and cf. {Chandler}, {Cannel}, {Kindle}.] 1. A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a… …

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  • 106 Candle power — Candle Can dle, n. [OE. candel, candel, AS, candel, fr. L. candela a (white) light made of wax or tallow, fr. cand[ e]re to be white. See {Candid}, and cf. {Chandler}, {Cannel}, {Kindle}.] 1. A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a… …

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  • 107 Circle of perpetual apparition — Apparition Ap pa*ri tion, n. [F. apparition, L. apparitio, fr. apparere. See {Appear}.] 1. The act of becoming visible; appearance; visibility. Milton. [1913 Webster] The sudden apparition of the Spaniards. Prescott. [1913 Webster] The apparition …

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  • 108 Cusp — (k[u^]sp), n. [L. cuspis, idis, point, pointed end.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A triangular protection from the intrados of an arch, or from an inner curve of tracery. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astrol.) The beginning or first entrance of any house in… …

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  • 109 Electric candle — Candle Can dle, n. [OE. candel, candel, AS, candel, fr. L. candela a (white) light made of wax or tallow, fr. cand[ e]re to be white. See {Candid}, and cf. {Chandler}, {Cannel}, {Kindle}.] 1. A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a… …

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  • 110 Excommunication by inch of candle — Candle Can dle, n. [OE. candel, candel, AS, candel, fr. L. candela a (white) light made of wax or tallow, fr. cand[ e]re to be white. See {Candid}, and cf. {Chandler}, {Cannel}, {Kindle}.] 1. A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a… …

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  • 111 Jablockoff candle — Candle Can dle, n. [OE. candel, candel, AS, candel, fr. L. candela a (white) light made of wax or tallow, fr. cand[ e]re to be white. See {Candid}, and cf. {Chandler}, {Cannel}, {Kindle}.] 1. A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a… …

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  • 112 Luminous — Lu mi*nous, a. [L. luminosus, fr. lumen light: cf. F. lumineux. See {Luminary}, {Illuminate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Shining; emitting or reflecting light; brilliant; bright; as, the is a luminous body; a luminous color. [1913 Webster] Fire burneth… …

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  • 113 Luminous paint — Luminous Lu mi*nous, a. [L. luminosus, fr. lumen light: cf. F. lumineux. See {Luminary}, {Illuminate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Shining; emitting or reflecting light; brilliant; bright; as, the is a luminous body; a luminous color. [1913 Webster] Fire… …

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  • 114 Luminously — Luminous Lu mi*nous, a. [L. luminosus, fr. lumen light: cf. F. lumineux. See {Luminary}, {Illuminate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Shining; emitting or reflecting light; brilliant; bright; as, the is a luminous body; a luminous color. [1913 Webster] Fire… …

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  • 115 Luminousness — Luminous Lu mi*nous, a. [L. luminosus, fr. lumen light: cf. F. lumineux. See {Luminary}, {Illuminate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Shining; emitting or reflecting light; brilliant; bright; as, the is a luminous body; a luminous color. [1913 Webster] Fire… …

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  • 116 Not worth the candle — Candle Can dle, n. [OE. candel, candel, AS, candel, fr. L. candela a (white) light made of wax or tallow, fr. cand[ e]re to be white. See {Candid}, and cf. {Chandler}, {Cannel}, {Kindle}.] 1. A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a… …

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  • 117 Notemigonus chrysoleucus — Shiner Shin er, n. That which shines. Specifically: (a) A luminary. (b) A bright piece of money. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Has she the shiners, d ye think? Foote. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] (c) (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small… …

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  • 118 Notropis megalops — Shiner Shin er, n. That which shines. Specifically: (a) A luminary. (b) A bright piece of money. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Has she the shiners, d ye think? Foote. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] (c) (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small… …

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  • 119 Rush candle — Candle Can dle, n. [OE. candel, candel, AS, candel, fr. L. candela a (white) light made of wax or tallow, fr. cand[ e]re to be white. See {Candid}, and cf. {Chandler}, {Cannel}, {Kindle}.] 1. A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a… …

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  • 120 Sale by inch of candle — Candle Can dle, n. [OE. candel, candel, AS, candel, fr. L. candela a (white) light made of wax or tallow, fr. cand[ e]re to be white. See {Candid}, and cf. {Chandler}, {Cannel}, {Kindle}.] 1. A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a… …

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