Words containing rk

Meaning of Bookwork

Bookwork means: Work done upon a book or books (as in a printing office), in distinction from newspaper or job work.

Meaning of Bookwork

Bookwork means: Study; application to books.

Meaning of Boshvark

Boshvark means: The bush hog. See under Bush, a thicket.

Meaning of Boulework

Boulework means: Same as Buhl, Buhlwork.

Meaning of Breastwork

Breastwork means: A defensive work of moderate height, hastily thrown up, of earth or other material.

Meaning of Breastwork

Breastwork means: A railing on the quarter-deck and forecastle.

Meaning of Brickwork

Brickwork means: Anything made of bricks.

Meaning of Brickwork

Brickwork means: The act of building with or laying bricks.

Meaning of Brush turkey

Brush turkey means: A large, edible, gregarious bird of Australia (Talegalla Lathami) of the family Megapodidae. Also applied to several allied species of New Guinea.

Meaning of Buhlwork

Buhlwork means: Decorative woodwork in which tortoise shell, yellow metal, white metal, etc., are inlaid, forming scrolls, cartouches, etc.

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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