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Definition of Levant

Levant n. means: A levanter (the wind so called).

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Levant n. means: A levanter (the wind so called).

Meaning of Levant

Levant (n.) means: A levanter (the wind so called).

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Levant (a.): Rising or having risen from rest; -- said of cattle. See Couchant and levant, under Couchant.

Levant (a.): Eastern.

Alizari (n.): The madder of the Levant.

Levantine (n.): Of or pertaining to the Levant.

Levant (v. i.): To run away from one's debts; to decamp.

Levantine (n.): A native or inhabitant of the Levant.

Levant (n.): A levanter (the wind so called).

Kahani (n.): A kind of notary public, or attorney, in the Levant.

Dragoman (n.): An interpreter; -- so called in the Levant and other parts of the East.

Cadene (n.): A species of inferior carpet imported from the Levant.

Jereed (n.): A blunt javelin used by the people of the Levant, especially in mock fights.

Levantine (n.): A stout twilled silk fabric, formerly made in the Levant.

Barracan (n.): A thick, strong stuff, somewhat like camlet; -- still used for outer garments in the Levant.

Frank (a.): A native or inhabitant of Western Europe; a European; -- a term used in the Levant.

Levant (n.): The countries washed by the eastern part of the Mediterranean and its contiguous waters.

Saic (n.): A kind of ketch very common in the Levant, which has neither topgallant sail nor mizzen topsail.

Zonar (n.): A belt or girdle which the Christians and Jews of the Levant were obliged to wear to distinguish them from Mohammedans.

Lingua Franca (): The commercial language of the Levant, -- a mixture of the languages of the people of the region and of foreign traders.

Currant (n.): A small kind of seedless raisin, imported from the Levant, chiefly from Zante and Cephalonia; -- used in cookery.

Polverine (n.): Glassmaker's ashes; a kind of potash or pearlash, brought from the Levant and Syria, -- used in the manufacture of fine glass.

Grego (n.): A short jacket or cloak, made of very thick, coarse cloth, with a hood attached, worn by the Greeks and others in the Levant.

Caftan (n.): A garment worn throughout the Levant, consisting of a long gown with sleeves reaching below the hands. It is generally fastened by a belt or sash.

Turban (n.): A headdress worn by men in the Levant and by most Mohammedans of the male sex, consisting of a cap, and a sash, scarf, or shawl, usually of cotton or linen, wound about the cap, and sometimes hanging down the neck.

Santonin (n.): A white crystalline substance having a bitter taste, extracted from the buds of levant wormseed and used as an anthelmintic. It occassions a peculiar temporary color blindness, causing objects to appear as if seen through a yellow glass.

Sequin (n.): An old gold coin of Italy and Turkey. It was first struck at Venice about the end of the 13th century, and afterward in the other Italian cities, and by the Levant trade was introduced into Turkey. It is worth about 9s. 3d. sterling, or about $2.25. The different kinds vary somewhat in value.

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Meaning of Levant

Levant means: Rising or having risen from rest; -- said of cattle. See Couchant and levant, under Couchant.

Meaning of Levant

Levant means: Eastern.

Meaning of Alizari

Alizari means: The madder of the Levant.

Meaning of Levantine

Levantine means: Of or pertaining to the Levant.

Meaning of Levant

Levant means: To run away from one's debts; to decamp.

Meaning of Levantine

Levantine means: A native or inhabitant of the Levant.

Meaning of Levant

Levant means: A levanter (the wind so called).

Meaning of Kahani

Kahani means: A kind of notary public, or attorney, in the Levant.

Meaning of Dragoman

Dragoman means: An interpreter; -- so called in the Levant and other parts of the East.

Meaning of Cadene

Cadene means: A species of inferior carpet imported from the Levant.

Meaning of Jereed

Jereed means: A blunt javelin used by the people of the Levant, especially in mock fights.

Meaning of Levantine

Levantine means: A stout twilled silk fabric, formerly made in the Levant.

Meaning of Barracan

Barracan means: A thick, strong stuff, somewhat like camlet; -- still used for outer garments in the Levant.

Meaning of Frank

Frank means: A native or inhabitant of Western Europe; a European; -- a term used in the Levant.

Meaning of Levant

Levant means: The countries washed by the eastern part of the Mediterranean and its contiguous waters.

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Meaning of Acclimatable

Acclimatable means: Capable of being acclimated.

Meaning of Cresting

Cresting means: An ornamental finish on the top of a wall or ridge of a roof.

Meaning of Gross-headed

Gross-headed means: Thick-skulled; stupid.

Meaning of Sway

Sway means: To have weight or influence.

Meaning of Synovia

Synovia means: A transparent, viscid, lubricating fluid which contains mucin and secreted by synovial membranes; synovial fluid.

Slang words and meanings

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Meaning of PISSANT

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Meaning of SHUTTER−BUG

SHUTTER−BUG means: Shutter−bug is slang for an enthusiastic photographer.

Meaning of ruck

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Meaning of RABBIT

RABBIT means: A derail; an arrangement for preventing serious wrecks by sidetracking runaway trains, cars, or locomotives on a downgrade. Unlike regular sidetracks, the derail ends relatively abruptly on flat trackless land instead of curving back onto the main line. The term rabbit is applied to this device because of the timidity involved

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