Words starting with c

Words and definitions

Meaning of Caftan

Caftan means: 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.

Meaning of Caftan

Caftan means: To clothe with a caftan.

Meaning of Cag

Cag means: See Keg.

Meaning of Cage

Cage means: A box or inclosure, wholly or partly of openwork, in wood or metal, used for confining birds or other animals.

Meaning of Cage

Cage means: A place of confinement for malefactors

Meaning of Cage

Cage means: An outer framework of timber, inclosing something within it; as, the cage of a staircase.

Meaning of Cage

Cage means: A skeleton frame to limit the motion of a loose piece, as a ball valve.

Meaning of Cage

Cage means: A wirework strainer, used in connection with pumps and pipes.

Meaning of Cage

Cage means: The box, bucket, or inclosed platform of a lift or elevator; a cagelike structure moving in a shaft.

Meaning of Cage

Cage means: The drum on which the rope is wound in a hoisting whim.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zigzag

Zigzag means: A molding running in a zigzag line; a chevron, or series of chevrons. See Illust. of Chevron, 3.

Meaning of Zigzag

Zigzag means: Something that has short turns or angles.

Meaning of Zighyr

Zighyr means: Same as Sicker.

Meaning of Zigger

Zigger means: Alt. of Zighyr

Meaning of Zif

Zif means: The second month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, corresponding to our May.

Meaning of Zietrisikite

Zietrisikite means: A mineral wax, vert similar to ozocerite. It is found at Zietrisika, Moldavia, whence its name.

Meaning of Ziega

Ziega means: Curd produced from milk by adding acetic acid, after rennet has ceased to cause coagulation.

Meaning of Zibeth

Zibeth means: A carnivorous mammal (Viverra zibetha) closely allied to the civet, from which it differs in having the spots on the body less distinct, the throat whiter, and the black rings on the tail more numerous.

Meaning of Zibet

Zibet means: Alt. of Zibeth

Meaning of Zeylanite

Zeylanite means: See Ceylanite.

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