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    Dill - (n.) An herb (Peucedanum graveolens), the seeds of which are moderately warming, pungent, and aromatic, and were formerly used as a soothing medicine for children; -- called also dillseed.
    Dill - (a.) To still; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain.
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    Adelantadillo - (n.) A Spanish red wine made of the first ripe grapes.
    Affodill - (n.) Asphodel.
    Armadillos - (pl. ) of Armadillo
    Armadillo - (n.) Any edentate animal if the family Dasypidae, peculiar to America. The body and head are incased in an armor composed of small bony plates. The armadillos burrow in the earth, seldom going abroad except at night. When attacked, they curl up into a ball, presenting the armor on all sides. Their flesh is good food. There are several species, one of which (the peba) is found as far north as Texas. See Peba, Poyou, Tatouay.
    Armadillo - (n.) A genus of small isopod Crustacea that can roll themselves into a ball.
    Cadillac - (n.) A large pear, shaped like a flattened top, used chiefly for cooking.
    Cedilla - (n.) A mark placed under the letter c [thus, c], to show that it is to be sounded like s, as in facade.
    Codilla - (n.) The coarse tow of flax and hemp.
    Codille - (n.) A term at omber, signifying that the game is won.
    Cordillera - (n.) A mountain ridge or chain.
    Dilling - (n.) A darling; a favorite.
    Dilluing - (n.) A process of sorting ore by washing in a hand sieve.
    Dilly - (n.) A kind of stagecoach.
    Dilly-dally - (v. i.) To loiter or trifle; to waste time.
    Granadilla - (n.) The fruit of certain species of passion flower (esp. Passiflora quadrangularis) found in Brazil and the West Indies. It is as large as a child's head, and is a good dessert fruit. The fruit of Passiflora edulis is used for flavoring ices.
    Grenadillo - (n.) A handsome tropical American wood, much used for making flutes and other wind instruments; -- called also Grenada cocos, or cocus, and red ebony.
    Intermodillion - (n.) The space between two modillions.
    Modillion - (n.) The enriched block or horizontal bracket generally found under the cornice of the Corinthian and Composite entablature, and sometimes, less ornamented, in the Ionic and other orders; -- so called because of its arrangement at regulated distances.
    Peccadillos - (pl. ) of Peccadillo
    Peccadillo - (n.) A slight trespass or offense; a petty crime or fault.
    Piccadilly - (n.) A high, stiff collar for the neck; also, a hem or band about the skirt of a garment, -- worn by men in the 17th century.
    Sabadilla - (n.) A Mexican liliaceous plant (Schoenocaulon officinale); also, its seeds, which contain the alkaloid veratrine. It was formerly used in medicine as an emetic and purgative.
    Sapadillo - (n.) See Sapodila.
    Sapodilla - (n.) A tall, evergeen, tropical American tree (Achras Sapota); also, its edible fruit, the sapodilla plum.
    Sappodilla - (n.) See Sapodilla.
    Spadille - (n.) The ace of spades in omber and quadrille.
    Tredille - (n.) A game at cards for three.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Dill - n. Herb with aromatic leaves and seeds. [old english]
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    Armadillo - n. (pl. -s) s. American mammal with a plated body and large claws. [spanish armado armed man]
    Cedilla - n. 1 mark written under c, esp. In french, to show it is sibilant (as in façade). 2 similar mark under s in turkish etc. [spanish diminutive of zeda z]
    Dilly-dally - v. (-ies, -ied) colloq. 1 dawdle. 2 vacillate. [reduplication of *dally]
    Granadilla - n. Passion-fruit. [spanish, diminutive of granada pomegranate]
    Peccadillo - n. (pl. -es or -s) trifling offence; venial sin. [spanish pecadillo, from latin pecco to sin (v.)]

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