Words starting with d

Words and definitions

Meaning of Daddock

Daddock means: The rotten body of a tree.

Meaning of Daddy

Daddy means: Diminutive of Dad.

Meaning of Daddy longlegs

Daddy longlegs means: An arachnidan of the genus Phalangium, and allied genera, having a small body and four pairs of long legs; -- called also harvestman, carter, and grandfather longlegs.

Meaning of Daddy longlegs

Daddy longlegs means: A name applied to many species of dipterous insects of the genus Tipula, and allied genera, with slender bodies, and very long, slender legs; the crane fly; -- called also father longlegs.

Meaning of Dade

Dade means: To hold up by leading strings or by the hand, as a child while he toddles.

Meaning of Dade

Dade means: To walk unsteadily, as a child in leading strings, or just learning to walk; to move slowly.

Meaning of Dadoes

Dadoes means: of Dado

Meaning of Dado

Dado means: That part of a pedestal included between the base and the cornice (or surbase); the die. See Illust. of Column.

Meaning of Dado

Dado means: In any wall, that part of the basement included between the base and the base course. See Base course, under Base.

Meaning of Dado

Dado means: In interior decoration, the lower part of the wall of an apartment when adorned with moldings, or otherwise specially decorated.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zufolo

Zufolo means: A little flute or flageolet, especially that which is used to teach birds.

Meaning of Zuchetto

Zuchetto means: A skullcap covering the tonsure, worn under the berretta. The pope's is white; a cardinal's red; a bishop's purple; a priest's black.

Meaning of Zuche

Zuche means: A stump of a tree.

Meaning of Zubr

Zubr means: The aurochs.

Meaning of Zoutch

Zoutch means: To stew, as flounders, eels, etc., with just enough or liquid to cover them.

Meaning of Zounds

Zounds means: An exclamation formerly used as an oath, and an expression of anger or wonder.

Meaning of Zouave

Zouave means: Hence, one of a body of soldiers who adopt the dress and drill of the Zouaves, as was done by a number of volunteer regiments in the army of the United States in the Civil War, 1861-65.

Meaning of Zouave

Zouave means: One of an active and hardy body of soldiers in the French service, originally Arabs, but now composed of Frenchmen who wear the Arab dress.

Meaning of Zosterops

Zosterops means: A genus of birds that comprises the white-eyes. See White-eye.

Meaning of Zostera

Zostera means: A genus of plants of the Naiadaceae, or Pondweed family. Zostera marina is commonly known as sea wrack, and eelgrass.

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