D :: D () The fourth letter of the English alphabet, and a vocal consonant. The English letter is from Latin, which is from Greek, which took it from Ph/nician, the probable ultimate origin being Egyptian. It is related most nearly to t and th; as, Eng. deep, G. tief; Eng. daughter, G. tochter, Gr. qyga`thr, Skr. duhitr. See Guide to Pronunciation, �178, 179, 229..
D :: D () The nominal of the second tone in the model major scale (that in C), or of the fourth tone in the relative minor scale of C (that in A minor), or of the key tone in the relative minor of F..
D :: D () As a numeral D stands for 500. in this use it is not the initial of any word, or even strictly a letter, but one half of the sign / (or / ) the original Tuscan numeral for 1000..
Dab :: Dab (n.) A skillful hand; a dabster; an expert.
Dab :: Dab (n.) A name given to several species of flounders, esp. to the European species, Pleuronectes limanda. The American rough dab is Hippoglossoides platessoides..
Dabbed :: Dabbed (imp. & p. p.) of Da.
Dabbing :: Dabbing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Da.
Dab :: Dab (v. i.) To strike or touch gently, as with a soft or moist substance; to tap; hence, to besmear with a dabber..
Dab :: Dab (v. i.) To strike by a thrust; to hit with a sudden blow or thrust.
Dab :: Dab (n.) A gentle blow with the hand or some soft substance; a sudden blow or hit; a peck.
Dab :: Dab (n.) A small mass of anything soft or moist.
Dabb :: Dabb (n.) A large, spine-tailed lizard (Uromastix spinipes), found in Egypt, Arabia, and Palestine; -- called also dhobb, and dhabb..
Dabber :: Dabber (n.) That with which one dabs; hence, a pad or other device used by printers, engravers, etc., as for dabbing type or engraved plates with ink..
Dabbled :: Dabbled (imp. & p. p.) of Dabbl.
Dabbling :: Dabbling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dabbl.
Dabble :: Dabble (v. t.) To wet by little dips or strokes; to spatter; to sprinkle; to moisten; to wet.
Dabble :: Dabble (v. i.) To play in water, as with the hands; to paddle or splash in mud or water..
Dabble :: Dabble (v. i.) To work in slight or superficial manner; to do in a small way; to tamper; to meddle.
Dabbler :: Dabbler (n.) One who dabbles.
Dabbler :: Dabbler (n.) One who dips slightly into anything; a superficial meddler.
Dabblingly :: Dabblingly (adv.) In a dabbling manner.
Dabchick :: Dabchick (n.) A small water bird (Podilymbus podiceps), allied to the grebes, remarkable for its quickness in diving; -- called also dapchick, dobchick, dipchick, didapper, dobber, devil-diver, hell-diver, and pied-billed grebe..
Daboia :: Daboia (n.) A large and highly venomous Asiatic viper (Daboia xanthica).
Dabster :: Dabster (n.) One who is skilled; a master of his business; a proficient; an adept.
Dacapo :: Dacapo () From the beginning; a direction to return to, and end with, the first strain; -- indicated by the letters D. C. Also, the strain so repeated..
Dace :: Dace (n.) A small European cyprinoid fish (Squalius leuciscus or Leuciscus vulgaris); -- called also dare.
Dachshund :: Dachshund (n.) One of a breed of small dogs with short crooked legs, and long body; -- called also badger dog. There are two kinds, the rough-haired and the smooth-haired..
Dacian :: Dacian (a.) Of or pertaining to Dacia or the Dacians.
Dacian :: Dacian (n.) A native of ancient Dacia.
Dacoit :: Dacoit (n.) One of a class of robbers, in India, who act in gangs..
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