Teacher asks the student:
"What is your aim in life?"
"To become a psychiatrist", the student replies.
"Very good", the teacher says, "Now would you please spell the word psychiatrist."
After some hesitation the student replies: "Well, I mean I want to be a doctor, sir. D-O-C-T-O-R."
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v. (-ding) be a sign of, portend. bode well (or ill) be a good (or bad) sign. [old english]
language n. Communication through gestures and poses.
- n. (pl. -ies) 1 whole physical structure, including the bones, flesh, and organs, of a person or an animal, whether dead or alive. - = *trunk 2. - main or central part; bulk or majority (body of opinion). - a group regarded as a unit. B (usu. Foll. By of) collection (body of facts). - quantity (body of water). - piece of matter (heavenly body). - colloq. Person. - full or substantial quality of flavour, tone, etc. in a body all together. [old english] - odour n. Smell of the human body, esp. When unpleasant. - politic n. Nation or state as a corporate body. - shop n. Workshop where bodywork is repaired. - stocking n. Woman's undergarment covering the torso. BOER
—n. South african of dutch descent. —adj. Of the boers. [dutch, = farmer]
var. Of *bogey2.
—v. - a (of a liquid) start to bubble up and turn into vapour on reaching a certain temperature. B (of a vessel) contain boiling liquid (kettle is boiling).
- a bring to boiling point. B cook in boiling liquid. C subject to boiling water, e.g. To clean. - a move or seethe like boiling water. B be very angry. —n. Act or process of boiling; boiling-point (on the boil; bring to the boil). boil down 1 reduce in volume by boiling. - reduce to essentials. - (foll. By to) amount to. Boil over 1 spill over in boiling. - lose one's temper. [latin bullio to bubble] - n. Inflamed pus-filled swelling under the skin. [old english] BOLD
adj. - confidently assertive; adventurous, brave.
- impudent. - vivid (bold colours). make (or be) so bold as to presume to; venture to. boldly adv. Boldness n. [old english] BOLE
n. Trunk of a tree. [old norse]
n. Round seed-vessel of cotton, flax, etc. [dutch]
—n. - sliding bar and socket used to fasten a door etc.
- large metal pin with a thread, usu. Used with a nut, to hold things together. - discharge of lightning. - act of bolting. —v. - fasten with a bolt. - (foll. By in, out) keep (a person etc.) In or out by bolting a door. - fasten together with bolts. - a dash off suddenly. B (of a horse) suddenly gallop out of control. - gulp down (food) unchewed. - (of a plant) run to seed. —adv. (usu. In bolt upright) rigidly, stiffly. bolt from the blue complete surprise. [old english] - v. (also boult) sift (flour etc.). [french] BOMB
—n. - container filled with explosive, incendiary material, etc., designed to explode and cause damage.
- (prec. By the) the atomic or hydrogen bomb. - slang large sum of money (cost a bomb). —v. - attack with bombs; drop bombs on. - (usu. Foll. By along, off) colloq. Go very quickly. like a bomb colloq. - very successfully. - very fast. [greek bombos hum]
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The female lion does more than 90% of the hunting while the male simply prefers to rest.