n. - series of parallel diagonal stitches.
- such a stitch.
adj. Able to be terminated.
n. - a unglazed usu. Brownish-red earthenware. B statuette of this.
- its colour. [italian, = baked earth]
adj. Having a hard continuous shell.
n. Prosody verse of four measures.
adv. - in a thankful manner.
- let us be thankful (that) (thankfully, it didn't rain).
—adj. - of or for the theatre or acting.
- (of a manner or person etc.) Calculated for effect; showy. —n. (in pl.) Dramatic performances (amateur theatricals). theatricality n. Theatrically adv.
pron. - emphat. Form of *they or *them.
- refl. Form of *them. be themselves act in their normal, unconstrained manner. By themselves see by oneself.
n. Surveying-instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles with a rotating telescope. [origin unknown]
n. Expert in theology. [french: related to *theology]