Cologne earth - () An earth of a deep brown color, containing more
vegetable than mineral matter; an earthy variety of lignite, or brown
Dearth - (n.) Scarcity which renders dear; want; lack; specifically, lack
of food on account of failure of crops; famine.
Earthed - (imp. & p. p.) of Earth
Earthing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Earth
Earthbag - (n.) A bag filled with earth, used commonly to raise or repair
Earthbank - (n.) A bank or mound of earth.
Earthboard - (n.) The part of a plow, or other implement, that turns over
the earth; the moldboard.
Earthborn - (a.) Born of the earth; terrigenous; springing originally
from the earth; human.
Earthborn - (a.) Relating to, or occasioned by, earthly objects.
Earthbred - (a.) Low; grovelling; vulgar.
Earthdin - (n.) An earthquake.
Earthdrake - (n.) A mythical monster of the early Anglo-Saxon literature;
Earthen - (a.) Made of earth; made of burnt or baked clay, or other like
substances; as, an earthen vessel or pipe.
Earthen-hearted - (a.) Hard-hearted; sordid; gross.
Earthenware - (n.) Vessels and other utensils, ornaments, or the like,
made of baked clay. See Crockery, Pottery, Stoneware, and Porcelain.
Earth flax - () A variety of asbestus. See Amianthus.
Earthfork - (n.) A pronged fork for turning up the earth.
Earthiness - (n.) The quality or state of being earthy, or of containing
earth; hence, grossness.
Earthliness - (n.) The quality or state of being earthly; worldliness;
Earthling - (n.) An inhabitant of the earth; a mortal.
Earthly - (a.) Pertaining to the earth; belonging to this world, or to
man's existence on the earth; not heavenly or spiritual; carnal;
worldly; as, earthly joys; earthly flowers; earthly praise.
Earthly - (a.) Of all things on earth; possible; conceivable.
Earthly - (a.) Made of earth; earthy.
Earthly - (adv.) In the manner of the earth or its people; worldly.
Earthly-minded - (a.) Having a mind devoted to earthly things;
worldly-minded; -- opposed to spiritual-minded.
Earthmad - (n.) The earthworm.
Earthnut - (n.) A name given to various roots, tubers, or pods grown
under or on the ground
Earthnut - (n.) The esculent tubers of the umbelliferous plants Bunium
flexuosum and Carum Bulbocastanum.
Earthnut - (n.) The peanut. See Peanut.
Earthpea - (n.) A species of pea (Amphicarpaea monoica). It is a climbing
leguminous plant, with hairy underground pods.
Earthquake - (n.) A shaking, trembling, or concussion of the earth, due
to subterranean causes, often accompanied by a rumbling noise. The wave
of shock sometimes traverses half a hemisphere, destroying cities and
many thousand lives; -- called also earthdin, earthquave, and
Earthquake - (a.) Like, or characteristic of, an earthquake; loud;
Earthquave - (n.) An earthquake.
Earth shine - () See Earth light, under Earth.
Earthshock - (n.) An earthquake.
Earthstar - (n.) A curious fungus of the genus Geaster, in which the
outer coating splits into the shape of a star, and the inner one forms
a ball containing the dustlike spores.
Earth-tongue - (n.) A fungus of the genus Geoglossum.
Earthward - (adv.) Alt. of Earthwards
Earthwards - (adv.) Toward the earth; -- opposed to heavenward or
Earthwork - (n.) Any construction, whether a temporary breastwork or
permanent fortification, for attack or defense, the material of which
is chiefly earth.
Earthwork - (n.) The operation connected with excavations and embankments
of earth in preparing foundations of buildings, in constructing canals,
Earthwork - (n.) An embankment or construction made of earth.
Earthworm - (n.) Any worm of the genus Lumbricus and allied genera, found
in damp soil. One of the largest and most abundant species in Europe
and America is L. terrestris; many others are known; -- called also
angleworm and dewworm.
Earthworm - (n.) A mean, sordid person; a niggard.
Earthy - (a.) Consisting of, or resembling, earth; terrene; earthlike;
as, earthy matter.
Earthy - (a.) Of or pertaining to the earth or to, this world; earthly;
Earthy - (a.) Gross; low; unrefined.
Earthy - (a.) Without luster, or dull and roughish to the touch; as, an
Forehearth - (n.) The forward extension of the hearth of a blast furnace
under the tymp.
Foxearth - (n.) A hole in the earth to which a fox resorts to hide
Hearth - (n.) The pavement or floor of brick, stone, or metal in a
chimney, on which a fire is made; the floor of a fireplace; also, a
corresponding part of a stove.
Hearth - (n.) The house itself, as the abode of comfort to its inmates
and of hospitality to strangers; fireside.
Hearth - (n.) The floor of a furnace, on which the material to be heated
lies, or the lowest part of a melting furnace, into which the melted
Hearthstone - (n.) Stone forming the hearth; hence, the fireside; home.
Inearth - (v. t.) To inter.
Middle-earth - (n.) The world, considered as lying between heaven and
Unearthed - (imp. & p. p.) of Unearth
Unearthing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unearth
Unearth - (v. t.) To drive or draw from the earth; hence, to uncover; to
bring out from concealment; to bring to light; to disclose; as, to
unearth a secret.
Unearthly - (a.) Not terrestrial; supernatural; preternatural; hence,
weird; appalling; terrific; as, an unearthly sight or sound.
Yearth - (n.) The earth.