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  • English Word Dakotas Definition An extensive race or stock of Indians, including many tribes, mostly dwelling west of the Mississippi River; -- also, in part, called Sioux.
  • English Word Dal Definition Split pulse, esp. of Cajanus Indicus.
  • English Word Dal segno Definition A direction to go back to the sign / and repeat from thence to the close. See Segno.
  • English Word Dale Definition A low place between hills; a vale or valley.
  • English Word Dale Definition A trough or spout to carry off water, as from a pump.
  • English Word Dalesman Definition One living in a dale; -- a term applied particularly to the inhabitants of the valleys in the north of England, Norway, etc.
  • English Word Dalesmen Definition of Dalesman
  • English Word Dalf Definition imp. of Delve.
  • English Word Dalliance Definition The act of dallying, trifling, or fondling; interchange of caresses; wanton play.
  • English Word Dalliance Definition Delay or procrastination.
  • English Word Dalliance Definition Entertaining discourse.
  • English Word Dallied Definition of Dally
  • English Word Dallier Definition One who fondles; a trifler; as, dalliers with pleasant words.
  • English Word Dallop Definition A tuft or clump.
  • English Word Dally Definition To waste time in effeminate or voluptuous pleasures, or in idleness; to fool away time; to delay unnecessarily; to tarry; to trifle.
  • English Word Dally Definition To interchange caresses, especially with one of the opposite sex; to use fondling; to wanton; to sport.
  • English Word Dally Definition To delay unnecessarily; to while away.
  • English Word Dallying Definition of Dally
  • English Word Dalmania Definition A genus of trilobites, of many species, common in the Upper Silurian and Devonian rocks.
  • English Word Dalmanites Definition Same as Dalmania.
  • English Word Dalmatian Definition Of or pertaining to Dalmatia.
  • English Word Dalmatic Definition A vestment with wide sleeves, and with two stripes, worn at Mass by deacons, and by bishops at pontifical Mass; -- imitated from a dress originally worn in Dalmatia.
  • English Word Dalmatic Definition A robe worn on state ocasions, as by English kings at their coronation.
  • English Word Dalmatica Definition Alt. of Dalmatic
  • English Word Daltonian Definition One afflicted with color blindness.
  • English Word Daltonism Definition Inability to perceive or distinguish certain colors, esp. red; color blindness. It has various forms and degrees. So called from the chemist Dalton, who had this infirmity.
  • English Word Dam Definition A female parent; -- used of beasts, especially of quadrupeds; sometimes applied in contempt to a human mother.
  • English Word Dam Definition A kind or crowned piece in the game of draughts.
  • English Word Dam Definition A barrier to prevent the flow of a liquid; esp., a bank of earth, or wall of any kind, as of masonry or wood, built across a water course, to confine and keep back flowing water.
  • English Word Dam Definition A firebrick wall, or a stone, which forms the front of the hearth of a blast furnace.