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    Definition:
    Earth - (n.) The globe or planet which we inhabit; the world, in distinction from the sun, moon, or stars. Also, this world as the dwelling place of mortals, in distinction from the dwelling place of spirits.
    Earth - (n.) The solid materials which make up the globe, in distinction from the air or water; the dry land.
    Earth - (n.) The softer inorganic matter composing part of the surface of the globe, in distinction from the firm rock; soil of all kinds, including gravel, clay, loam, and the like; sometimes, soil favorable to the growth of plants; the visible surface of the globe; the ground; as, loose earth; rich earth.
    Earth - (n.) A part of this globe; a region; a country; land.
    Earth - (n.) Worldly things, as opposed to spiritual things; the pursuits, interests, and allurements of this life.
    Earth - (n.) The people on the globe.
    Earth - (n.) Any earthy-looking metallic oxide, as alumina, glucina, zirconia, yttria, and thoria.
    Earth - (n.) A similar oxide, having a slight alkaline reaction, as lime, magnesia, strontia, baryta.
    Earth - (n.) A hole in the ground, where an animal hides himself; as, the earth of a fox.
    Earth - (v. t.) To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den.
    Earth - (v. t.) To cover with earth or mold; to inter; to bury; -- sometimes with up.
    Earth - (v. i.) To burrow.
    Earth - (n.) A plowing.
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    Cologne earth - () An earth of a deep brown color, containing more vegetable than mineral matter; an earthy variety of lignite, or brown coal.
    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 a parapet.
    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; a dragon.
    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; grossness; perishableness.
    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 earthshock.
    Earthquake - (a.) Like, or characteristic of, an earthquake; loud; starling.
    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 skyward.
    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, railroads, etc.
    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; terrestrial; carnal.
    Earthy - (a.) Gross; low; unrefined.
    Earthy - (a.) Without luster, or dull and roughish to the touch; as, an earthy fracture.
    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 himself.
    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 material settles.
    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 hell.
    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.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Earth - n. 1 a (also earth) the planet on which we live. B land and sea, as distinct from sky. 2 a the ground (fell to earth). B soil, mould. 3 relig. This world, as distinct from heaven or hell. 4 connection to the earth as the completion of an electrical circuit. 5 hole of a fox etc. 6 (prec. By the) colloq. Huge sum; everything (cost the earth; want the earth). v. 1 cover (plant-roots) with earth. 2 connect (an electrical circuit) to the earth. come back (or down) to earth return to realities. Gone to earth in hiding. On earth colloq. Existing anywhere; emphatically (the happiest man on earth; looked like nothing on earth; what on earth have you done?). Run to earth find after a long search. earthward adj. & adv. Earthwards adv. [old english]
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    Dearth - n. Scarcity, lack.
    Down-to-earth - adj. Practical, realistic.
    Earthbound - adj. 1 attached to the earth or earthly things. 2 moving towards the earth.
    Earthen - adj. Made of earth or baked clay.
    Earthenware - n. Pottery made of fired clay.
    Earthling - n. Inhabitant of the earth, esp. In science fiction.
    Earthly - adj. 1 of the earth or human life on it; terrestrial. 2 (usu. With neg.) Colloq. Remotely possible (is no earthly use; there wasn't an earthly reason). not an earthly colloq. No chance or idea whatever.
    Earth mother - n. Sensual and maternal woman.
    Earthquake - n. Convulsion of the earth's surface as a result of faults in strata or volcanic action.
    Earth sciences - n.pl. Those concerned with the earth or part of it.
    Earth-shattering - adj. Colloq. Traumatic, devastating. earth-shatteringly adv.
    Earthwork - n. Artificial bank of earth in fortification or road-building etc.
    Earthworm - n. Common worm living in the ground.
    Earthy - adj. (-ier, -iest) 1 of or like earth or soil. 2 coarse, crude (earthy humour). earthiness n.
    Hearth - n. 1 floor of a fireplace. 2 the home. [old english]
    Hearthrug - n. Rug laid before a fireplace.
    Hearth - n. 1 floor of a fireplace. 2 the home. [old english]
    Hearthrug - n. Rug laid before a fireplace.
    Hearth - n. 1 floor of a fireplace. 2 the home. [old english]
    Hearthrug - n. Rug laid before a fireplace.
    Mother earth - n. The earth as mother of its inhabitants.
    Rare earth - n. Lanthanide element.
    Scorched earth policy - n. Policy of destroying anything that might be of use to an invading enemy.
    Unearth - v. Discover by searching, digging, or rummaging.
    Unearthly - adj. 1 supernatural, mysterious. 2 colloq. Absurdly early or inconvenient (unearthly hour). unearthliness n.

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