Words starting with k

Words and definitions

Meaning of Keelhauled

Keelhauled means: of Keelhaul

Meaning of Keelhauling

Keelhauling means: of Keelhaul

Meaning of Keelhaul

Keelhaul means: To haul under the keel of a ship, by ropes attached to the yardarms on each side. It was formerly practiced as a punishment in the Dutch and English navies.

Meaning of Keeling

Keeling means: A cod.

Meaning of Keelivine

Keelivine means: A pencil of black or red lead; -- called also keelyvine pen.

Meaning of Keelman

Keelman means: See Keeler, 1.

Meaning of Keelrake

Keelrake means: Same as Keelhaul.

Meaning of Keels

Keels means: Ninepins. See Kayles.

Meaning of Keelson

Keelson means: A piece of timber in a ship laid on the middle of the floor timbers over the keel, and binding the floor timbers to the keel; in iron vessels, a structure of plates, situated like the keelson of a timber ship.

Meaning of Keelvat

Keelvat means: See Keelfat.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zonaria

Zonaria means: A division of Mammalia in which the placenta is zonelike.

Meaning of Zonar

Zonar means: A belt or girdle which the Christians and Jews of the Levant were obliged to wear to distinguish them from Mohammedans.

Meaning of Zonal

Zonal means: Of or pertaining to a zone; having the form of a zone or zones.

Meaning of Zona

Zona means: A zone or band; a layer.

Meaning of Zonae

Zonae means: of Zona

Meaning of Zomboruk

Zomboruk means: See Zumbooruk.

Meaning of Zollverein

Zollverein means: Literally, a customs union; specifically, applied to the several customs unions successively formed under the leadership of Prussia among certain German states for establishing liberty of commerce among themselves and common tariff on imports, exports, and transit.

Meaning of Zokor

Zokor means: An Asiatic burrowing rodent (Siphneus aspalax) resembling the mole rat. It is native of the Altai Mountains.

Meaning of Zoisite

Zoisite means: A grayish or whitish mineral occurring in orthorhombic, prismatic crystals, also in columnar masses. It is a silicate of alumina and lime, and is allied to epidote.

Meaning of Zoilism

Zoilism means: Resemblance to Zoilus in style or manner; carping criticism; detraction.

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