Abear - (v. t.) To bear; to behave.
Abear - (v. t.) To put up with; to endure.
Abearance - (n.) Behavior.
Abearing - (n.) Behavior.
Ant-bear - (n.) An edentate animal of tropical America (the Tamanoir),
living on ants. It belongs to the genus Myrmecophaga.
Armor-bearer - (n.) One who carries the armor or arms of another; an
Bearing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bear
Bearable - (a.) Capable of being borne or endured; tolerable.
Bearberry - (n.) A trailing plant of the heath family (Arctostaphylos
uva-ursi), having leaves which are tonic and astringent, and glossy red
berries of which bears are said to be fond.
Bearbind - (n.) The bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis).
Beard - (n.) The hair that grows on the chin, lips, and adjacent parts of
the human face, chiefly of male adults.
Beard - (n.) The long hairs about the face in animals, as in the goat.
Beard - (n.) The cluster of small feathers at the base of the beak in
Beard - (n.) The appendages to the jaw in some Cetacea, and to the mouth
or jaws of some fishes.
Beard - (n.) The byssus of certain shellfish, as the muscle.
Beard - (n.) The gills of some bivalves, as the oyster.
Beard - (n.) In insects, the hairs of the labial palpi of moths and
Beard - (n.) Long or stiff hairs on a plant; the awn; as, the beard of
Beard - (n.) A barb or sharp point of an arrow or other instrument,
projecting backward to prevent the head from being easily drawn out.
Beard - (n.) That part of the under side of a horse's lower jaw which is
above the chin, and bears the curb of a bridle.
Beard - (n.) That part of a type which is between the shoulder of the
shank and the face.
Beard - (n.) An imposition; a trick.
Bearded - (imp. & p. p.) of Beard
Bearding - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Beard
Beard - (v. t.) To take by the beard; to seize, pluck, or pull the beard
of (a man), in anger or contempt.
Beard - (v. t.) To oppose to the gills; to set at defiance.
Beard - (v. t.) To deprive of the gills; -- used only of oysters and
Bearded - (a.) Having a beard.
Beardie - (n.) The bearded loach (Nemachilus barbatus) of Europe.
Beardless - (a.) Without a beard. Hence: Not having arrived at puberty or
Beardless - (a.) Destitute of an awn; as, beardless wheat.
Beardlessness - (n.) The state or quality of being destitute of beard.
Bearer - (n.) One who, or that which, bears, sustains, or carries.
Bearer - (n.) Specifically: One who assists in carrying a body to the
grave; a pallbearer.
Bearer - (n.) A palanquin carrier; also, a house servant.
Bearer - (n.) A tree or plant yielding fruit; as, a good bearer.
Bearer - (n.) One who holds a check, note, draft, or other order for the
payment of money; as, pay to bearer.
Bearer - (n.) A strip of reglet or other furniture to bear off the
impression from a blank page; also, a type or type-high piece of metal
interspersed in blank parts to support the plate when it is shaved.
Bearherd - (n.) A man who tends a bear.
Bearhound - (n.) A hound for baiting or hunting bears.
Bearing - (n.) The manner in which one bears or conducts one's self;
mien; behavior; carriage.
Bearing - (n.) Patient endurance; suffering without complaint.
Bearing - (n.) The situation of one object, with respect to another, such
situation being supposed to have a connection with the object, or
influence upon it, or to be influenced by it; hence, relation;
Bearing - (n.) Purport; meaning; intended significance; aspect.
Bearing - (n.) The act, power, or time of producing or giving birth; as,
a tree in full bearing; a tree past bearing.
Bearing - (n.) That part of any member of a building which rests upon its
supports; as, a lintel or beam may have four inches of bearing upon the
Bearing - (n.) The portion of a support on which anything rests.
Bearing - (n.) Improperly, the unsupported span; as, the beam has twenty
feet of bearing between its supports.
Bearing - (n.) The part of an axle or shaft in contact with its support,
collar, or boxing; the journal.
Bearing - (n.) The part of the support on which a journal rests and
Bearing - (n.) Any single emblem or charge in an escutcheon or coat of
arms -- commonly in the pl.
Bearing - (n.) The situation of a distant object, with regard to a ship's
position, as on the bow, on the lee quarter, etc.; the direction or
point of the compass in which an object is seen; as, the bearing of the
cape was W. N. W.
Bearing - (n.) The widest part of a vessel below the plank-sheer.
Bearing - (n.) The line of flotation of a vessel when properly trimmed
with cargo or ballast.
Bearing cloth - () A cloth with which a child is covered when carried to
Bearing rein - () A short rein looped over the check hook or the hames to
keep the horse's head up; -- called in the United States a checkrein.
Bearish - (a.) Partaking of the qualities of a bear; resembling a bear in
temper or manners.
Bearishness - (n.) Behavior like that of a bear.
Bearn - (n.) See Bairn.
Bear's-breech - (n.) See Acanthus, n., 1.
Bear's-breech - (n.) The English cow parsnip (Heracleum sphondylium)
Bear's-ear - (n.) A kind of primrose (Primula auricula), so called from
the shape of the leaf.
Bear's-foot - (n.) A species of hellebore (Helleborus foetidus), with
digitate leaves. It has an offensive smell and acrid taste, and is a
powerful emetic, cathartic, and anthelmintic.
Bearskin - (n.) The skin of a bear.
Bearskin - (n.) A coarse, shaggy, woolen cloth for overcoats.