Distend means: To stretch out or extend in all directions; to dilate; to enlarge, as by elasticity of parts; to inflate so as to produce tension; to cause to swell; as, to distend a bladder, the stomach, etc.
Distend means: To become expanded or inflated; to swell.
Dividend means: A sum of money to be divided and distributed; the share of a sum divided that falls to each individual; a distribute sum, share, or percentage; -- applied to the profits as appropriated among shareholders, and to assets as apportioned among creditors; as, the dividend of a bank, a railway corporation, or a bankrupt estate.
Dividend means: A number or quantity which is to be divided.
Doand means: Doing.
Dreamland means: An unreal, delightful country such as in sometimes pictured in dreams; region of fancies; fairyland.
Driftwind means: A driving wind; a wind that drives snow, sand, etc., into heaps.
Drofland means: Alt. of Dryfland
Dryfland means: An ancient yearly payment made by some tenants to the king, or to their landlords, for the privilege of driving their cattle through a manor to fairs or markets.
Dromond means: Alt. of Dromon
Zander means: A European pike perch (Stizostedion lucioperca) allied to the wall-eye; -- called also sandari, sander, sannat, schill, and zant.
Zampogna means: A sort of bagpipe formerly in use among Italian peasants. It is now almost obsolete.
Zamouse means: A West African buffalo (Bubalus brachyceros) having short horns depressed at the base, and large ears fringed internally with three rows of long hairs. It is destitute of a dewlap. Called also short-horned buffalo, and bush cow.
Zamite means: A fossil cycad of the genus Zamia.
Zamindari means: The jurisdiction of a zamindar; the land possessed by a zamindar.
Zamindary means: Alt. of Zamindari
Zamindar means: A landowner; also, a collector of land revenue; now, usually, a kind of feudatory recognized as an actual proprietor so long as he pays to the government a certain fixed revenue.
Zamia means: A genus of cycadaceous plants, having the appearance of low palms, but with exogenous wood. See Coontie, and Illust. of Strobile.
Zambo means: The child of a mulatto and a negro; also, the child of an Indian and a negro; colloquially or humorously, a negro; a sambo.
Zambos means: of Zambo
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