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Definition of Continent

Continent a. means: One of the grand divisions of land on the globe; the main land; specifically (Phys. Geog.), a large body of land differing from an island, not merely in its size, but in its structure, which is that of a large basin bordered by mountain chains; as, the continent of North America.

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Continent a. means: One of the grand divisions of land on the globe; the main land; specifically (Phys. Geog.), a large body of land differing from an island, not merely in its size, but in its structure, which is that of a large basin bordered by mountain chains; as, the continent of North America.

Meaning of Continent

Continent (a.) means: One of the grand divisions of land on the globe; the main land; specifically (Phys. Geog.), a large body of land differing from an island, not merely in its size, but in its structure, which is that of a large basin bordered by mountain chains; as, the continent of North America.

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Island (n.): A tract of land surrounded by water, and smaller than a continent. Cf. Continent.

Continent (a.): Not interrupted; connected; continuous; as, a continent fever.

Continent (a.): One of the grand divisions of land on the globe; the main land; specifically (Phys. Geog.), a large body of land differing from an island, not merely in its size, but in its structure, which is that of a large basin bordered by mountain chains; as, the continent of North America.

Continent (a.): That which contains anything; a receptacle.

Continental (a.): Of or pertaining to a continent.

Compass (n.): A circle; a continent.

Uncontinent (a.): Not continent; incontinent.

Unchaste (a.): Not chaste; not continent; lewd.

Main (v.): The continent, as distinguished from an island; the mainland.

Continent (a.): Serving to restrain or limit; restraining; opposing.

Continently (adv.): In a continent manner; chastely; moderately; temperately.

Mainland (n.): The continent; the principal land; -- opposed to island, or peninsula.

Chaste (a.): Pure from unlawful sexual intercourse; virtuous; continent.

Continent (a.): Exercising restraint as to the indulgence of desires or passions; temperate; moderate.

Count (n.): A nobleman on the continent of Europe, equal in rank to an English earl.

Licentiate (n.): On the continent of Europe, a university degree intermediate between that of bachelor and that of doctor.

-ent (): An adjective suffix signifying action or being; as, corrodent, excellent, emergent, continent, quiescent. See -ant.

Encratite (n.): One of a sect in the 2d century who abstained from marriage, wine, and animal food; -- called also Continent.

Lemuria (n.): A hypothetical land, or continent, supposed by some to have existed formerly in the Indian Ocean, of which Madagascar is a remnant.

Wealden (a.): Of or pertaining to the lowest division of the Cretaceous formation in England and on the Continent, which overlies the Oolitic series.

Incontinent (a.): Not continent; uncontrolled; not restraining the passions or appetites, particularly the sexual appetite; indulging unlawful lust; unchaste; lewd.

Of (prep.): Denoting identity or equivalence; -- used with a name or appellation, and equivalent to the relation of apposition; as, the continent of America; the city of Rome; the Island of Cuba.

Ancient (a.): Known for a long time, or from early times; -- opposed to recent or new; as, the ancient continent.

Abstinent (a.): Refraining from indulgence, especially from the indulgence of appetite; abstemious; continent; temperate.

Vise (n.): An indorsement made on a passport by the proper authorities of certain countries on the continent of Europe, denoting that it has been examined, and that the person who bears it is permitted to proceed on his journey; a visa.

Transcontinental (a.): Extending or going across a continent; as, a transcontinental railroad or journey.

Lentil (n.): A leguminous plant of the genus Ervum (Ervum Lens), of small size, common in the fields in Europe. Also, its seed, which is used for food on the continent.

Stretch (v. i.): To be extended; to be drawn out in length or in breadth, or both; to spread; to reach; as, the iron road stretches across the continent; the lake stretches over fifty square miles.

Travel (v. t.): To journey over; to traverse; as, to travel the continent.

Archiater (n.): Chief physician; -- a term applied, on the continent of Europe, to the first or body physician of princes and to the first physician of some cities.

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Meaning of down under

down under means: Australian continent (and New Zealand)

Meaning of African

African means: Home continent.

Meaning of Aldenard 

Aldenard  means: (n.) A continent in the region of Eorzea. See Aldenard.

Meaning of Coaster

Coaster means: A shallow-hulled ship used for trade between locations on the same island or continent.

Meaning of Eorzea 

Eorzea  means: (n.) A region in the world of Hydaelyn, which is comprised of the continent of Aldenard and its surrounding islands. See Eorzea.

Meaning of LAY ACROSS THE DRINK

LAY ACROSS THE DRINK means: Lay across the drink is Black−American slang for the continent of Europe

Meaning of paki

paki means: Noun. 1. A Pakistani, but also used as a general and particularly offensive term for any person/immigrant from the Indian sub-continent, such as Pakistan, India, Bengal, Sri Lanka etc. Offens. 2. A shop or delicatessen run by asians. Offens.

Meaning of paki

paki means: Abbreviated form of Pakistani. Used in the UK as a racially derogatory name denoting anyone whose ethnic origins appear to be the Indian sub-continent. Applied as an insult to Pakistanis, Indians, Bengalis etc alike by the ill-informed. Also used in Australian but as a neutral abbreviation and only applied to Pakistanis, especially when playing cricket.

Meaning of Island

Island means: A tract of land surrounded by water, and smaller than a continent. Cf. Continent.

Meaning of Continent

Continent means: Not interrupted; connected; continuous; as, a continent fever.

Meaning of Continent

Continent means: One of the grand divisions of land on the globe; the main land; specifically (Phys. Geog.), a large body of land differing from an island, not merely in its size, but in its structure, which is that of a large basin bordered by mountain chains; as, the continent of North America.

Meaning of Continent

Continent means: That which contains anything; a receptacle.

Meaning of Continental

Continental means: Of or pertaining to a continent.

Meaning of Compass

Compass means: A circle; a continent.

Meaning of Uncontinent

Uncontinent means: Not continent; incontinent.

Meaning of Unchaste

Unchaste means: Not chaste; not continent; lewd.

Meaning of Main

Main means: The continent, as distinguished from an island; the mainland.

Meaning of Continent

Continent means: Serving to restrain or limit; restraining; opposing.

Meaning of Continently

Continently means: In a continent manner; chastely; moderately; temperately.

Meaning of Mainland

Mainland means: The continent; the principal land; -- opposed to island, or peninsula.

Meaning of Chaste

Chaste means: Pure from unlawful sexual intercourse; virtuous; continent.

Meaning of Continent

Continent means: Exercising restraint as to the indulgence of desires or passions; temperate; moderate.

Meaning of Count

Count means: A nobleman on the continent of Europe, equal in rank to an English earl.

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Meaning of Cabal

Cabal means: Tradition; occult doctrine. See Cabala

Meaning of Danced

Danced means: of Dance

Meaning of Envelop

Envelop means: To put a covering about; to wrap up or in; to inclose within a case, wrapper, integument or the like; to surround entirely; as, to envelop goods or a letter; the fog envelops a ship.

Meaning of Lere

Lere means: Flesh; skin.

Meaning of Shortening

Shortening means: of Shorten

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Meaning of spondulicks

spondulicks means: Noun. Money. Also spelt spondulics and spondulix. [1800s]

Meaning of in two shakes (of a duck’s tail)

in two shakes (of a duck’s tail) means: a short time ‘I’ll be there in two shakes’

Meaning of Flog

Flog means: - To Flog something is to sell it. It also means to beat something with a whip, but when your wife tells you she flogged the old TV it is more likely she has sold it than beaten it (hopefully!).

Meaning of raspberry

raspberry means: Blowing air through the closed lips to make a disgusting sound. I guess the date didn't go very well; she gave me a raspberry rather than a kiss when I took her home.

Meaning of Cut

Cut means:  To renounce acquaintance with anyone is to cut him. There are several species of the “cut,” such as the cut direct, the cut indirect, the cut sublime, the cut infernal, etc. The cut direct is to start across the street, at the approach of the obnoxious person, in order to avoid him. The cut indirect is to look another way, and pass without appearing to observe him. The cut sublime is to admire the top of King’s College Chapel, or the beauty of the passing clouds, ’til he is cut of sight. The cut infernal is to analyze the arrangement of your shoe-strings, for the same purpose.

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