Words containing as

Meaning of Alabaster

Alabaster means: A box or vessel for holding odoriferous ointments, etc.; -- so called from the stone of which it was originally made.

Meaning of Alabastrian

Alabastrian means: Alabastrine.

Meaning of Alabastrine

Alabastrine means: Of, pertaining to, or like, alabaster; as alabastrine limbs.

Meaning of Alabastra

Alabastra means: of Alabastrum

Meaning of Alabastrum

Alabastrum means: A flower bud.

Meaning of Alas

Alas means: An exclamation expressive of sorrow, pity, or apprehension of evil; -- in old writers, sometimes followed by day or white; alas the day, like alack a day, or alas the white.

Meaning of Alcarrazas

Alcarrazas means: of Alcarraza

Meaning of Aletaster

Aletaster means: See Aleconner.

Meaning of Alfa grass

Alfa grass means: A plant (Macrochloa tenacissima) of North Africa; also, its fiber, used in paper making.

Meaning of Alias

Alias means: Otherwise; otherwise called; -- a term used in legal proceedings to connect the different names of any one who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; as, Smith, alias Simpson.

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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