Clearly - (adv.) In a clear manner.
Curvilinearly - (adv.) In a curvilinear manner.
Dearling - (n.) A darling.
Dearly - (adv.) In a dear manner; with affection; heartily; earnestly;
as, to love one dearly.
Dearly - (adv.) At a high rate or price; grievously.
Dearly - (adv.) Exquisitely.
Earlap - (n.) The lobe of the ear.
Earldom - (n.) The jurisdiction of an earl; the territorial possessions
of an earl.
Earldom - (n.) The status, title, or dignity of an earl.
Earldorman - (n.) Alderman.
Earlduck - (n.) The red-breasted merganser (Merganser serrator).
Earles penny - () Earnest money. Same as Arles penny.
Earless - (a.) Without ears; hence, deaf or unwilling to hear.
Earlet - (n.) An earring.
Earliness - (n.) The state of being early or forward; promptness.
Earl marshal - () An officer of state in England who marshals and orders
all great ceremonials, takes cognizance of matters relating to honor,
arms, and pedigree, and directs the proclamation of peace and war. The
court of chivalry was formerly under his jurisdiction, and he is still
the head of the herald's office or college of arms.
Earlock - (n.) A lock or curl of hair near the ear; a lovelock. See
Early - (adv.) Soon; in good season; seasonably; betimes; as, come early.
Early - (adv.) In advance of the usual or appointed time; in good season;
prior in time; among or near the first; -- opposed to late; as, the
early bird; an early spring; early fruit.
Early - (adv.) Coming in the first part of a period of time, or among the
first of successive acts, events, etc.
Empearl - (v. t.) To form like pearls; to decorate with, or as with,
pearls; to impearl.
Fearless - (a.) Free from fear.
Half-yearly - (a.) Two in a year; semiannual. -- adv. Twice in a year;
Icy-pearled - (a.) Spangled with ice.
Impearled - (imp. & p. p.) of Impearl
Impearling - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Impearl
Impearl - (v. t.) To form into pearls, or into that which resembles
Impearl - (v. t.) To decorate as with pearls or with anything resembling
Linearly - (adv.) In a linear manner; with lines.
Mother-of-pearl - (n.) The hard pearly internal layer of several kinds of
shells, esp. of pearl oysters, river mussels, and the abalone shells;
nacre. See Pearl.
Nearly - (adv.) In a near manner; not remotely; closely; intimately;
Pearl - (n.) A fringe or border.
Pearl - (v. t. ) To fringe; to border.
Pearl - (n.) A shelly concretion, usually rounded, and having a brilliant
luster, with varying tints, found in the mantle, or between the mantle
and shell, of certain bivalve mollusks, especially in the pearl oysters
and river mussels, and sometimes in certain univalves. It is usually
due to a secretion of shelly substance around some irritating foreign
particle. Its substance is the same as nacre, or mother-of-pearl.
Pearls which are round, or nearly round, and of fine luster, are highly
esteemed as jewels, and compare in value with the precious stones.
Pearl - (n.) Hence, figuratively, something resembling a pearl; something
Pearl - (n.) Nacre, or mother-of-pearl.
Pearl - (n.) A fish allied to the turbot; the brill.
Pearl - (n.) A light-colored tern.
Pearl - (n.) One of the circle of tubercles which form the bur on a
Pearl - (n.) A whitish speck or film on the eye.
Pearl - (n.) A capsule of gelatin or similar substance containing some
liquid for medicinal application, as ether.
Pearl - (n.) A size of type, between agate and diamond.
Pearl - (a.) Of or pertaining to pearl or pearls; made of pearls, or of
Pearl - (v. t.) To set or adorn with pearls, or with mother-of-pearl.
Used also figuratively.
Pearl - (v. t.) To cause to resemble pearls; to make into small round
grains; as, to pearl barley.
Pearl - (v. i.) To resemble pearl or pearls.
Pearl - (v. i.) To give or hunt for pearls; as, to go pearling.
Pearlaceous - (a.) Resembling pearl or mother-of-pearl; pearly in quality
Pearlash - (n.) A white amorphous or granular substance which consists
principally of potassium carbonate, and has a strong alkaline reaction.
It is obtained by lixiviating wood ashes, and evaporating the lye, and
has been an important source of potassium compounds. It is used in
making soap, glass, etc.
Pearl-eyed - (a.) Having a pearly speck in the eye; afflicted with the
Pearlfish - (n.) Any fish whose scales yield a pearl-like pigment used in
manufacturing artificial pearls, as the bleak, and whitebait.
Pearlins - (n. pl.) Alt. of Pearlings
Pearlings - (n. pl.) A kind of lace of silk or thread.
Pearlite - (n.) Alt. of Pearlstone
Pearlstone - (n.) A glassy volcanic rock of a grayish color and pearly
luster, often having a spherulitic concretionary structure due to the
curved cracks produced by contraction in cooling. See Illust. under
Pearlwort - (n.) A name given to several species of Sagina, low and
inconspicuous herbs of the Chickweed family.
Pearly - (a.) Containing pearls; abounding with, or yielding, pearls; as,
Pearly - (a.) Resembling pearl or pearls; clear; pure; transparent;
iridescent; as, the pearly dew or flood.
Rearly - (adv.) Early.
Shearling - (n.) A sheep but once sheared.
Tearless - (a.) Shedding no tears; free from tears; unfeeling.
Yearling - (n.) An animal one year old, or in the second year of its age;
-- applied chiefly to cattle, sheep, and horses.
Yearling - (a.) Being a year old.
Yearly - (a.) Happening, accruing, or coming every year; annual; as, a
yearly income; a yearly feast.
Yearly - (a.) Lasting a year; as, a yearly plant.
Yearly - (a.) Accomplished in a year; as, the yearly circuit, or
revolution, of the earth.
Yearly - (adv.) Annually; once a year to year; as, blessings yearly