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Word Meanings - SINGLE-BREASTED - Book Publishers vocabulary database

Lapping over the breast only far enough to permit of buttoning, and having buttons on one edge only; as, a single-breasted coast.

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    The hole or loop in which a button is caught.
    Sheltered in a haven. Blissful havened both from joy and pain. Keats.
    A branch of the Mongolian race, now living in the northern parts of Norway, Sweden, and the adjacent parts of Russia.
    1. To consent to; to allow or suffer to be done; to tolerate; to put up with. What things God doth neither command nor forbid . . . he permitteth with approbation either to be done or left undone. Hooker. 2. To grant express license or liberty
    A harbor master.
    Lapping over the breast only far enough to permit of buttoning, and having buttons on one edge only; as, a single-breasted coast.
    Ornamented with a large number of buttons. "The buttony boy." Thackeray. "My coat so blue and buttony." W. S. Gilbert.
    A light cloth covering for the head and neck, used by soldiers as a protection from sunstroke.
    One who permits. A permitter, or not a hinderer, of sin. J. Edwards.
    Of or pertaining to the Lapps; Laplandish. -- n.
    A water wheel, on which the stream of water strikes neither so high as in the overshot wheel, nor so low as in the undershot, but generally at about half the height of the wheel, being kept in contact with it by the breasting. The water acts on
    Having simplicity of action; especially , acting or exerting force during strokes in one direction only; -- said of a reciprocating engine, pump, etc.
    A defensive work of moderate height, hastily thrown up, of earth or other material.
  • HAVE
    haven, habben, AS. habben ; akin to OS. hebbian, D. hebben, OFries, hebba, OHG. hab, G. haben, Icel. hafa, Sw. hafva, Dan. have, Goth. haban, and prob. to L. habere, whence F. 1. To hold in possession or control; to own; as, he has a farm. 2.
    Having but one hand, or one workman; also, alone; unassisted.
    A part of the vestment of the high priest, worn upon the front of the ephod. It was a double piece of richly embroidered stuff, a span square, set with twelve precious stones, on which were engraved the names of the twelve tribes of Israel. See
    Harbor dues; port dues.
    Having an honest heart; free from duplicity. -- Sin"gle-heart"ed*ly, adv.
    One to whom a permission or permit is given.
    habe, Dan. havn, Icel. höfn, Sw. hamn; akin to E. have, and hence orig., a holder; or to heave ; or akin to AS. hæf sea, 1. A bay, recess, or inlet of the sea, or the mouth of a river, which affords anchorage and shelter for shipping; a harbor;
    Having a narrow, projecting chest, caused by forward curvature of the vertebral column.
    Abscess of the mammary gland.
    The goosander.
    The long-eared pondfish. See Pondfish. (more info) The European robin. The American robin. See Robin. The knot, or red-breasted snipe; -- called also robin breast, and robin snipe. See Knot.
    To behave ill; to conduct one's self improperly; -- often used with a reciprocal pronoun.
    A plane for shaving or dressing the concave or inside faces of barrel staves.


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