Vamper means: To swagger; to make an ostentatious show.
Vampire means: A blood-sucking ghost; a soul of a dead person superstitiously believed to come from the grave and wander about by night sucking the blood of persons asleep, thus causing their death. This superstition is now prevalent in parts of Eastern Europe, and was especially current in Hungary about the year 1730.
Vampire means: Fig.: One who lives by preying on others; an extortioner; a bloodsucker.
Vampire means: Either one of two or more species of South American blood-sucking bats belonging to the genera Desmodus and Diphylla. These bats are destitute of molar teeth, but have strong, sharp cutting incisors with which they make punctured wounds from which they suck the blood of horses, cattle, and other animals, as well as man, chiefly during sleep. They have a caecal appendage to the stomach, in which the blood with which they gorge themselves is stored.
Vampire means: Any one of several species of harmless tropical American bats of the genus Vampyrus, especially V. spectrum. These bats feed upon insects and fruit, but were formerly erroneously supposed to suck the blood of man and animals. Called also false vampire.
Vampirism means: Belief in the existence of vampires.
Vampirism means: The actions of a vampire; the practice of bloodsucking.
Vampirism means: Fig.: The practice of extortion.
Vamplate means: A round of iron on the shaft of a tilting spear, to protect the hand.
Vamure means: See Vauntmure.
Zetetic means: Seeking; proceeding by inquiry.
Zeta means: A Greek letter corresponding to our z.
Zest means: To give a relish or flavor to; to heighten the taste or relish of; as, to zest wine.
Zest means: To cut into thin slips, as the peel of an orange, lemon, etc.; to squeeze, as peel, over the surface of anything.
Zesting means: of Zest
Zested means: of Zest
Zest means: The woody, thick skin inclosing the kernel of a walnut.
Zest means: Hence, something that gives or enhances a pleasant taste, or the taste itself; an appetizer; also, keen enjoyment; relish; gusto.
Zest means: A piece of orange or lemon peel, or the aromatic oil which may be squeezed from such peel, used to give flavor to liquor, etc.
Zero means: Fig.: The lowest point; the point of exhaustion; as, his patience had nearly reached zero.
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