A large Arctic marine mammal related to seals and having long tusks, tough, wrinkled skin, and four flippers, Odobenus rosmarus.
(obsolete) A commander in charge of ten men. The senior, or eldest male member of a group. (colloquial) A leading light, or exemplar of a particular practice or movement.
A form of rustproofing for steel surfaces.
A bubbling, gurgling sound, as of a creek.
To walk while shuffling or dragging the feet.
Demeanor; facial expression or attitude, especially one which is intended by its bearer.
To revile, vilify, defame, go on about or mouth off about someone.
Verb. To kill as a sacrifice. To destroy, especially by fire.
Adjective. Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent, especially fluid, or expansive force.
Adjective. Showy in speech and given to using flowery or elaborate terms; grandiloquent; pompous
Adjective. Given to using language in a showy way by using an excessive amount of difficult words to impress others; bombastic; turgid
Noun. Empty or silly idle talk or writing; nonsense, rubbish.
Verb. (now rare) To attempt to equal or be the same as. To copy or imitate, especially a person.
Noun. (drama) The act of a character speaking to themselves so as to reveal their thoughts to the audience.
Noun. A five-pointed writing implement used to draw parallel lines of a staff in sheet music.