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  • English Word Cablelaid Definition Composed of three three-stranded ropes, or hawsers, twisted together to form a cable.
  • English Word Cablelaid Definition Twisted after the manner of a cable; as, a cable-laid gold chain.
  • English Word Cablet Definition A little cable less than ten inches in circumference.
  • English Word Cabling Definition of Cable
  • English Word Cabling Definition The decoration of a fluted shaft of a column or of a pilaster with reeds, or rounded moldings, which seem to be laid in the hollows of the fluting. These are limited in length to about one third of the height of the shaft.
  • English Word Cabman Definition The driver of a cab.
  • English Word Cabmen Definition of Cabman
  • English Word Cabob Definition A small piece of mutton or other meat roasted on a skewer; -- so called in Turkey and Persia.
  • English Word Cabob Definition A leg of mutton roasted, stuffed with white herrings and sweet herbs.
  • English Word Cabob Definition To roast, as a cabob.
  • English Word Caboched Definition Showing the full face, but nothing of the neck; -- said of the head of a beast in armorial bearing.
  • English Word Caboodle Definition The whole collection; the entire quantity or number; -- usually in the phrase the whole caboodle.
  • English Word Caboose Definition A house on deck, where the cooking is done; -- commonly called the galley.
  • English Word Caboose Definition A car used on freight or construction trains for brakemen, workmen, etc.; a tool car.
  • English Word Cabotage Definition Navigation along the coast; the details of coast pilotage.
  • English Word Cabree Definition The pronghorn antelope.
  • English Word Cabrerite Definition An apple-green mineral, a hydrous arseniate of nickel, cobalt, and magnesia; -- so named from the Sierra Cabrera, Spain.
  • English Word Cabrilla Definition A name applied to various species of edible fishes of the genus Serranus, and related genera, inhabiting the Meditarranean, the coast of California, etc. In California, some of them are also called rock bass and kelp salmon.
  • English Word Cabriole Definition A curvet; a leap. See Capriole.
  • English Word Cabriolet Definition A one-horse carriage with two seats and a calash top.
  • English Word Cabrit Definition Same as Cabree.
  • English Word Caburn Definition A small line made of spun yarn, to bind or worm cables, seize tackles, etc.
  • English Word Cacaemia Definition Alt. of Cachaemia
  • English Word Cacaine Definition The essential principle of cacao; -- now called theobromine.
  • English Word Cacajao Definition A South American short-tailed monkey (Pithecia (/ Brachyurus) melanocephala).
  • English Word Cacao Definition A small evergreen tree (Theobroma Cacao) of South America and the West Indies. Its fruit contains an edible pulp, inclosing seeds about the size of an almond, from which cocoa, chocolate, and broma are prepared.
  • English Word Cachaemia Definition A degenerated or poisoned condition of the blood.
  • English Word Cachalot Definition The sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus). It has in the top of its head a large cavity, containing an oily fluid, which, after death, concretes into a whitish crystalline substance called spermaceti. See Sperm whale.
  • English Word Cache Definition A hole in the ground, or hiding place, for concealing and preserving provisions which it is inconvenient to carry.
  • English Word Cachectic Definition Alt. of Cachectical