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  • sword (name) (definition)
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    n 1: a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard [syn: sword, blade, brand, steel]
  • aboard (definition)
    adv 1: on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle [syn: aboard, on board] 2: on first or second or third base; "Their second homer with Bob Allison aboard" [syn: aboard, on base] 3: side by side; "anchored close aboard another ship" [syn: aboard, alongside] 4: part of a group; "Bill's been aboard for three years now"
  • aboveboard (definition)
    adv 1: in an honest manner; "in he can't get it honestly, he is willing to steal it"; "was known for dealing aboveboard in everything" [syn: honestly, aboveboard] [ant: deceitfully, dishonestly, venally] adj 1: without concealment or deception; honest; "their business was open and aboveboard"; "straightforward in all his business affairs" [syn: aboveboard, straightforward]
  • accord (definition)
    n 1: harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters; "the two parties were in agreement" [syn: agreement, accord] [ant: disagreement, dissension, dissonance] 2: concurrence of opinion; "we are in accord with your proposal" [syn: accord, conformity, accordance] 3: a written agreement between two states or sovereigns [syn: treaty, pact, accord] 4: sympathetic compatibility v 1: go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded" [syn: harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agree] 2: allow to have; "grant a privilege" [syn: accord, allot, grant]
  • adored (definition)
    adj 1: regarded with deep or rapturous love (especially as if for a god); "adored grandchildren"; "an idolized wife" [syn: adored, idolized, idolised, worshipped(a)]
  • afford (definition)
    v 1: be able to spare or give up; "I can't afford to spend two hours with this person" 2: be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information" [syn: yield, give, afford] 3: have the financial means to do something or buy something; "We can't afford to send our children to college"; "Can you afford this car?" 4: afford access to; "the door opens to the patio"; "The French doors give onto a terrace" [syn: afford, open, give]
  • award (definition)
    n 1: a grant made by a law court; "he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court" [syn: award, awarding] 2: a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery" [syn: award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels] 3: something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery; "the prize was a free trip to Europe" [syn: prize, award] v 1: give, especially as an honor or reward; "bestow honors and prizes at graduation" [syn: award, present] 2: give as judged due or on the basis of merit; "the referee awarded a free kick to the team"; "the jury awarded a million dollars to the plaintiff";"Funds are granted to qualified researchers" [syn: award, grant]
  • backboard (definition)
    n 1: a raised vertical board with basket attached; used to play basketball; "he banked the shot off the backboard" [syn: backboard, basketball backboard] 2: a board used to support the back of someone or something
  • baseboard (definition)
    n 1: a molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor [syn: baseboard, mopboard, skirting board]
  • baud (name) (place) (definition)
    n 1: (computer science) a data transmission rate (bits/second) for modems [syn: baud, baud rate]
  • bawd (definition)
    n 1: a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money [syn: prostitute, cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, tart, cyprian, fancy woman, working girl, sporting lady, lady of pleasure, woman of the street]
  • billboard (definition)
    n 1: large outdoor signboard [syn: billboard, hoarding]
  • blackboard (definition)
    n 1: sheet of slate; for writing with chalk [syn: blackboard, chalkboard]
  • bored (definition)
    adj 1: tired of the world; "bored with life"; "strolled through the museum with a bored air" [syn: bored, world- weary] 2: uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence; "his blase indifference"; "a petulant blase air"; "the bored gaze of the successful film star" [syn: blase, bored]
  • breadboard (definition)
    n 1: a wooden or plastic board on which dough is kneaded or bread is sliced [syn: breadboard, bread board]
  • broad (name) (definition)
    adj 1: having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other; "wide roads"; "a wide necktie"; "wide margins"; "three feet wide"; "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river" [syn: wide, broad] [ant: narrow] 2: broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers" [syn: across-the- board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket(a), broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide] 3: not detailed or specific; "a broad rule"; "the broad outlines of the plan"; "felt an unspecific dread" [syn: broad, unspecific] 4: lacking subtlety; obvious; "gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave" [syn: broad, unsubtle] 5: being at a peak or culminating point; "broad daylight"; "full summer" [syn: broad(a), full(a)] 6: very large in expanse or scope; "a broad lawn"; "the wide plains"; "a spacious view"; "spacious skies" [syn: broad, spacious, wide] 7: (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional; "a broad southern accent" 8: showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions" [syn: broad, large-minded, liberal, tolerant] n 1: slang term for a woman; "a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch"
  • broadsword (definition)
    n 1: a sword with a broad blade and (usually) two cutting edges; used to cut rather than stab
  • buckboard (definition)
    n 1: an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; has a seat attached to a flexible board between the two axles
  • cardboard (definition)
    adj 1: without substance; "cardboard caricatures of historical figures" [syn: cardboard, unlifelike] n 1: a stiff moderately thick paper [syn: cardboard, composition board]
  • centreboard (definition)
    n 1: a retractable fin keel used on sailboats to prevent drifting to leeward [syn: centerboard, centreboard, drop keel, sliding keel]
  • chalkboard (definition)
    n 1: sheet of slate; for writing with chalk [syn: blackboard, chalkboard]
  • checkerboard (definition)
    n 1: a board having 64 squares of two alternating colors [syn: checkerboard, checker board]
  • cheeseboard (definition)
    n 1: tray on which cheeses are served [syn: cheeseboard, cheese tray]
  • chessboard (definition)
    n 1: a checkerboard used to play chess [syn: chessboard, chess board]
  • chipboard (definition)
    n 1: a cheap hard material made from wood chips that are pressed together and bound with synthetic resin [syn: chipboard, hardboard]
  • chord (definition)
    n 1: a straight line connecting two points on a curve 2: a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together v 1: play chords on (a string instrument) 2: bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing [syn: harmonize, harmonise, chord]
  • clapboard (definition)
    n 1: a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below [syn: clapboard, weatherboard, weatherboarding] v 1: cover with clapboards
  • clapperboard (definition)
    n 1: photographic equipment used to synchronize sound and motion picture; boards held in front of a movie camera are banged together
  • clavichord (definition)
    n 1: an early stringed instrument like a piano but with more delicate sound
  • clipboard (definition)
    n 1: a small writing board with a clip at the top for holding papers
  • concord (place) (definition)
    n 1: capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river [syn: Concord, capital of New Hampshire] 2: a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole [syn: harmony, concord, concordance] 3: the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations [syn: agreement, concord] 4: town in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was fought 5: agreement of opinions [syn: harmony, concord, concordance] 6: the first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775) [syn: Lexington, Concord, Lexington and Concord] v 1: go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded" [syn: harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agree] 2: arrange by concord or agreement; "Concord the conditions for the marriage of the Prince of Wales with a commoner" 3: arrange the words of a text so as to create a concordance; "The team concorded several thousand nouns, verbs, and adjectives" 4: be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point" [syn: agree, hold, concur, concord] [ant: differ, disagree, dissent, take issue]
  • cord (name) (definition)
    n 1: a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord" 2: a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet 3: a light insulated conductor for household use [syn: cord, electric cord] 4: a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton [syn: cord, corduroy] v 1: stack in cords; "cord firewood" 2: bind or tie with a cord
  • corkboard (definition)
    n 1: a heat-insulating building material consisting of cork granules that are made into sheets by compressing and baking
  • dartboard (definition)
    n 1: a circular board of wood or cork used as the target in the game of darts [syn: dartboard, dart board]
  • dashboard (definition)
    n 1: protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc. [syn: splashboard, splasher, dashboard] 2: instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls [syn: dashboard, fascia]
  • discord (definition)
    n 1: lack of agreement or harmony [syn: discord, strife] 2: disagreement among those expected to cooperate [syn: discord, dissension] 3: a harsh mixture of sounds [syn: discordance, discord] 4: strife resulting from a lack of agreement [syn: discord, discordance] v 1: be different from one another [syn: disagree, disaccord, discord] [ant: agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally]
  • duckboard (definition)
    n 1: a boardwalk laid across muddy ground
  • fibreboard (definition)
    n 1: wallboard composed of wood chips or shavings bonded together with resin and compressed into rigid sheets [syn: fiberboard, fibreboard, particle board]
  • fingerboard (definition)
    n 1: a guidepost resembling a hand with a pointing index finger [syn: fingerpost, fingerboard] 2: a bank of keys on a musical instrument [syn: piano keyboard, fingerboard, clavier] 3: a narrow strip of wood on the neck of some stringed instruments (violin or cello or guitar etc) where the strings are held against the wood with the fingers
  • fiord (definition)
    n 1: a long narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs; common in Norway [syn: fjord, fiord]
  • fjord (definition)
    n 1: a long narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs; common in Norway [syn: fjord, fiord]
  • flashboard (definition)
    n 1: boarding place along the top of a dam to increase its height [syn: flashboard, flashboarding]
  • floorboard (definition)
    n 1: a board in the floor [syn: floorboard, floor board] 2: the floor of an automobile
  • floored (definition)
    adj 1: provided with a floor [ant: ceilinged]
  • footboard (definition)
    n 1: a narrow platform on which to stand or brace the feet 2: a vertical board or panel forming the foot of a bedstead
  • ford (name) (definition)
    n 1: United States film maker (1896-1973) [syn: Ford, John Ford] 2: grandson of Henry Ford (1917-1987) [syn: Ford, Henry Ford II] 3: son of Henry Ford (1893-1943) [syn: Ford, Edsel Bryant Ford] 4: English writer and editor (1873-1939) [syn: Ford, Ford Madox Ford, Ford Hermann Hueffer] 5: 38th President of the United States; appointed vice president and succeeded Nixon when Nixon resigned (1913-) [syn: Ford, Gerald Ford, Gerald R. Ford, Gerald Rudolph Ford, President Ford] 6: United States manufacturer of automobiles who pioneered mass production (1863-1947) [syn: Ford, Henry Ford] 7: a shallow area in a stream that can be forded [syn: ford, crossing] 8: the act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car or on a horse [syn: ford, fording] v 1: cross a river where it's shallow
  • forward (name) (definition)
    adv 1: at or to or toward the front; "he faced forward"; "step forward"; "she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine"; (`forrad' and `forrard' are dialectal variations) [syn: forward, forwards, frontward, frontwards, forrad, forrard] [ant: back, backward, backwards, rearward, rearwards] 2: forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward" [syn: forth, forward, onward] 3: toward the future; forward in time; "I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring"; "I look forward to seeing you" [syn: ahead, forward] [ant: back, backward] 4: in a forward direction; "go ahead"; "the train moved ahead slowly"; "the boat lurched ahead"; "moved onward into the forest"; "they went slowly forward in the mud" [syn: ahead, onward, onwards, forward, forwards, forrader] 5: near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane; "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments" [syn: fore, forward] [ant: abaft, aft, astern] adj 1: at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion" [ant: backward] 2: used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline" [ant: backward] 3: of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle; "in a forward gear" [ant: reverse] 4: moving forward [syn: advancing, forward, forward- moving] n 1: the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey 2: a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team v 1: send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; "forward my mail" [syn: forward, send on]
  • fraud (definition)
    n 1: intentional deception resulting in injury to another person 2: a person who makes deceitful pretenses [syn: imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player] 3: something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage [syn: fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on]
  • garboard (definition)
    n 1: the first wale laid next to the keel of a wooden ship [syn: garboard, garboard plank, garboard strake]
  • gaud (definition)
    n 1: cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing [syn: bangle, bauble, gaud, gewgaw, novelty, fallal, trinket]
  • gourd (definition)
    n 1: bottle made from the dried shell of a bottle gourd [syn: gourd, calabash] 2: any of numerous inedible fruits with hard rinds 3: any vine of the family Cucurbitaceae that bears fruits with hard rinds [syn: gourd, gourd vine]
  • hardboard (definition)
    n 1: a cheap hard material made from wood chips that are pressed together and bound with synthetic resin [syn: chipboard, hardboard]
  • headboard (definition)
    n 1: a vertical board or panel forming the head of a bedstead
  • hoard (definition)
    n 1: a secret store of valuables or money [syn: hoard, cache, stash] v 1: save up as for future use [syn: hoard, stash, cache, lay away, hive up, squirrel away] 2: get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune" [syn: roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard]
  • horde (definition)
    n 1: a vast multitude [syn: horde, host, legion] 2: a nomadic community 3: a moving crowd [syn: drove, horde, swarm]
  • ignored (definition)
    adj 1: disregarded; "his cries were unheeded"; "Shaw's neglected one-act comedy, `A Village Wooing'"; "her ignored advice" [syn: ignored, neglected, unheeded]
  • inboard (definition)
    adj 1: located within the hull or nearest the midline of a vessel or aircraft; "the inboard flaps on the wing" [ant: outboard]
  • keyboard (definition)
    n 1: device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like 2: holder consisting of an arrangement of hooks on which keys or locks can be hung
  • landlord (definition)
    n 1: a landowner who leases to others
  • lapboard (definition)
    n 1: writing board used on the lap as a table or desk
  • laud (definition)
    v 1: praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking" [syn: laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaim]
  • lord (name) (definition)
    n 1: terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God [syn: Godhead, Lord, Creator, Maker, Divine, God Almighty, Almighty, Jehovah] 2: a person who has general authority over others [syn: overlord, master, lord] 3: a titled peer of the realm [syn: Lord, noble, nobleman] [ant: Lady, noblewoman, peeress] v 1: make a lord of someone
  • matchboard (definition)
    n 1: a board that has a groove cut into one edge and a tongue cut into the other so they fit tightly together (as in a floor)
  • millboard (definition)
    n 1: stout pasteboard used to bind books
  • mopboard (definition)
    n 1: a molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor [syn: baseboard, mopboard, skirting board]
  • mortarboard (definition)
    n 1: a square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to hold or carry mortar [syn: mortarboard, hawk] 2: an academic cap with a flat square with a tassel on top
  • outboard (definition)
    adj 1: located away from the midline of a vessel or aircraft; "the outboard section of a wing"; "outboard rigging" [ant: inboard] n 1: a motorboat with an outboard motor [syn: outboard motorboat, outboard] 2: internal-combustion engine that mounts at stern of small boat [syn: outboard motor, outboard]
  • overboard (definition)
    adv 1: to extremes; "he went overboard to please his in-laws" 2: from on board a vessel into the water; "they dropped their garbage overboard"
  • paperboard (definition)
    n 1: a cardboard suitable for making posters [syn: paperboard, poster board, posterboard]
  • pasteboard (definition)
    n 1: stiff cardboard made by pasting together layers of paper
  • pegboard (definition)
    n 1: a board perforated with regularly spaced holes into which pegs can be fitted
  • plasterboard (definition)
    n 1: wallboard with a gypsum plaster core bonded to layers of paper or fiberboard; used instead of plaster or wallboard to make interior walls [syn: plasterboard, gypsum board]
  • prerecord (definition)
    v 1: record before presentation, as of a broadcast
  • punchboard (definition)
    n 1: a small board full of holes; each hole contains a slip of paper with symbols printed on it; a gambler pays a small sum for the privilege of pushing out a slip in the hope of obtaining one that entitles him to a prize
  • record (name) (definition)
    n 1: anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events; "the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques" 2: sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove [syn: phonograph record, phonograph recording, record, disk, disc, platter] 3: the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had; "at 9-0 they have the best record in their league" 4: the sum of recognized accomplishments; "the lawyer has a good record"; "the track record shows that he will be a good president" [syn: record, track record] 5: a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone; "Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'"; "his name is in all the record books" [syn: record, record book, book] 6: an extreme attainment; the best (or worst) performance ever attested (as in a sport); "he tied the Olympic record"; "coffee production last year broke all previous records"; "Chicago set the homicide record" 7: a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; "they could find no record of the purchase" 8: a list of crimes for which an accused person has been previously convicted; "he ruled that the criminal record of the defendant could not be disclosed to the court"; "the prostitute had a record a mile long" [syn: criminal record, record] v 1: make a record of; set down in permanent form [syn: record, enter, put down] 2: register electronically; "They recorded her singing" [syn: record, tape] [ant: delete, erase] 3: indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'" [syn: read, register, show, record] 4: be aware of; "Did you register any change when I pressed the button?" [syn: record, register] 5: be or provide a memorial to a person or an event; "This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps"; "We memorialized the Dead" [syn: commemorate, memorialize, memorialise, immortalize, immortalise, record]
  • reward (definition)
    n 1: a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing; "the wages of sin is death"; "virtue is its own reward" [syn: wages, reward, payoff] 2: payment made in return for a service rendered 3: an act performed to strengthen approved behavior [syn: reward, reinforcement] 4: the offer of money for helping to find a criminal or for returning lost property 5: benefit resulting from some event or action; "it turned out to my advantage"; "reaping the rewards of generosity" [syn: advantage, reward] [ant: penalty] v 1: bestow honor or rewards upon; "Today we honor our soldiers"; "The scout was rewarded for courageous action" [syn: honor, honour, reward] [ant: attaint, disgrace, dishonor, dishonour, shame] 2: strengthen and support with rewards; "Let's reinforce good behavior" [syn: reinforce, reward] 3: act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions [syn: reward, repay, pay back]
  • scoreboard (definition)
    n 1: a large board for displaying the score of a contest (and some other information)
  • seaboard (definition)
    n 1: the shore of a sea or ocean regarded as a resort [syn: seaside, seaboard]
  • shipboard (definition)
    adj 1: casual or ephemeral as if taking place on board a ship; "shipboard romances"
  • shuffleboard (definition)
    n 1: a game in which players use long sticks to shove wooden disks onto the scoring area marked on a smooth surface [syn: shuffleboard, shovelboard]
  • sideboard (definition)
    n 1: a removable board fitted on the side of a wagon to increase its capacity 2: a board that forms part of the side of a bed or crib 3: a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers [syn: buffet, counter, sideboard]
  • signboard (definition)
    n 1: structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted; "the highway was lined with signboards" [syn: signboard, sign]
  • skateboard (definition)
    n 1: a board with wheels that is ridden in a standing or crouching position and propelled by foot v 1: ride on a flat board with rollers attached to the bottom
  • smorgasbord (definition)
    n 1: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions" [syn: assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley] 2: an assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter; then cheeses and eggs and pickled vegetables and aspics; finally hot foods; served as a buffet meal
  • soundboard (definition)
    n 1: (music) resonator consisting of a thin board whose vibrations reinforce the sound of the instrument [syn: sounding board, soundboard]
  • splashboard (definition)
    n 1: protective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side [syn: washboard, splashboard] 2: protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc. [syn: splashboard, splasher, dashboard]
  • springboard (definition)
    n 1: a flexible board for jumping upward 2: a beginning from which an enterprise is launched; "he uses other people's ideas as a springboard for his own"; "reality provides the jumping-off point for his illusions"; "the point of departure of international comparison cannot be an institution but must be the function it carries out" [syn: springboard, jumping-off point, point of departure]
  • strawboard (definition)
    n 1: a coarse yellow cardboard made of straw pulp
  • surfboard (definition)
    n 1: a narrow buoyant board for riding surf v 1: ride the waves of the sea with a surfboard; "Californians love to surf" [syn: surfboard, surf]
  • sward (definition)
    n 1: surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots [syn: turf, sod, sward, greensward]
  • switchboard (definition)
    n 1: telephone central where circuits are completed with patchcords [syn: switchboard, patchboard, plugboard]
  • tailboard (definition)
    n 1: a gate at the rear of a vehicle; can be lowered for loading [syn: tailgate, tailboard]
  • teeterboard (definition)
    n 1: a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end [syn: seesaw, teeter, teeter-totter, teetertotter, teeterboard, tilting board, dandle board]
  • unexplored (definition)
    adj 1: not yet discovered; "undiscovered islands" [syn: undiscovered, unexplored]
  • untoward (definition)
    adj 1: not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society; "was buried with indecent haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry" [syn: indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly, untoward] 2: contrary to your interests or welfare; "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions" [syn: adverse, inauspicious, untoward]
  • wallboard (definition)
    n 1: a wide flat board used to cover walls or partitions; made from plaster or wood pulp or other materials and used primarily to form the interior walls of houses [syn: wallboard, drywall, dry wall]
  • ward (name) (place) (definition)
    n 1: a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another 2: a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections 3: block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care; "they put her in a 4-bed ward" [syn: ward, hospital ward] 4: English economist and conservationist (1914-1981) [syn: Ward, Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth] 5: English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920) [syn: Ward, Mrs. Humphrey Ward, Mary Augusta Arnold Ward] 6: United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913) [syn: Ward, Montgomery Ward, Aaron Montgomery Ward] 7: a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells) [syn: cellblock, ward] v 1: watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect; "guard my possessions while I'm away" [syn: guard, ward]
  • warlord (definition)
    n 1: supreme military leader exercising civil power in a region especially one accountable to nobody when the central government is weak
  • washboard (definition)
    n 1: device consisting of a corrugated surface to scrub clothes on 2: protective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side [syn: washboard, splashboard]
  • weatherboard (definition)
    n 1: a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below [syn: clapboard, weatherboard, weatherboarding] 2: the side toward the wind [syn: to windward, windward side, weatherboard, weather side]
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