Anacathartic - (a.) Producing vomiting or expectoration.
Anacathartic - (n.) An anacathartic medicine; an expectorant or an
Cathartic - (a.) Alt. of Catharical
Cathartic - (n.) A medicine that promotes alvine discharges; a purge; a
purgative of moderate activity.
Cathartin - (n.) The bitter, purgative principle of senna. It is a
glucoside with the properties of a weak acid; -- called also cathartic
acid, and cathartina.
Cato-cathartic - (n.) A remedy that purges by alvine discharges.
Chart - (n.) A sheet of paper, pasteboard, or the like, on which
information is exhibited, esp. when the information is arranged in
tabular form; as, an historical chart.
Chart - (n.) A map; esp., a hydrographic or marine map; a map on which is
projected a portion of water and the land which it surrounds, or by
which it is surrounded, intended especially for the use of seamen; as,
the United States Coast Survey charts; the English Admiralty charts.
Chart - (n.) A written deed; a charter.
Charted - (imp. & p. p.) of Chart
Chart - (v. t.) To lay down in a chart; to map; to delineate; as, to
chart a coast.
Charta - (n.) Material on which instruments, books, etc., are written;
parchment or paper.
Charta - (n.) A charter or deed; a writing by which a grant is made. See
Chartaceous - (a.) Resembling paper or parchment; of paper-like texture;
Charte - (n.) The constitution, or fundamental law, of the French
monarchy, as established on the restoration of Louis XVIII., in 1814.
Charter - (n.) A written evidence in due form of things done or granted,
contracts made, etc., between man and man; a deed, or conveyance.
Charter - (n.) An instrument in writing, from the sovereign power of a
state or country, executed in due form, bestowing rights, franchises,
Charter - (n.) An act of a legislative body creating a municipal or other
corporation and defining its powers and privileges. Also, an instrument
in writing from the constituted authorities of an order or society (as
the Freemasons), creating a lodge and defining its powers.
Charter - (n.) A special privilege, immunity, or exemption.
Charter - (n.) The letting or hiring a vessel by special contract, or the
contract or instrument whereby a vessel is hired or let; as, a ship is
offered for sale or charter. See Charter party, below.
Chartered - (imp. & p. p.) of Charter
Chartering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Charter
Charter - (v. t.) To establish by charter.
Charter - (v. t.) To hire or let by charter, as a ship. See Charter
party, under Charter, n.
Chartered - (a.) Granted or established by charter; having, or existing
under, a charter; having a privilege by charter.
Chartered - (a.) Hired or let by charter, as a ship.
Charterer - (n.) One who charters; esp. one who hires a ship for a
Charterhouse - (n.) A well known public school and charitable foundation
in the building once used as a Carthusian monastery (Chartreuse) in
Charterist - (n.) Same as Chartist.
Chartism - (n.) The principles of a political party in England (1838-48),
which contended for universal suffrage, the vote by ballot, annual
parliaments, equal electoral districts, and other radical reforms, as
set forth in a document called the People's Charter.
Chartist - (n.) A supporter or partisan of chartism.
Chartless - (a.) Without a chart; having no guide.
Chartless - (a.) Not mapped; uncharted; vague.
Chartographer - (n.) Alt. of Chartography
Chartographic - (n.) Alt. of Chartography
Chartography - (n.) Same as Cartographer, Cartographic, Cartography, etc.
Chartomancy - (n.) Divination by written paper or by cards.
Chartometer - (n.) An instrument for measuring charts or maps.
Chartreuse - (n.) A Carthusian monastery; esp. La Grande Chartreuse,
mother house of the order, in the mountains near Grenoble, France.
Chartreuse - (n.) An alcoholic cordial, distilled from aromatic herbs; --
made at La Grande Chartreuse.
Chartreux - (n.) A Carthusian.
Chartulary - (n.) See Cartulary.
Emeto-cathartic - (a.) Producing vomiting and purging at the same time.
Hartbeest - (n.) A large South African antelope (Alcelaphus caama),
formerly much more abundant than it is now. The face and legs are
marked with black, the rump with white.
Harten - (v. t.) To hearten; to encourage; to incite.
Hartford - (n.) The Hartford grape, a variety of grape first raised at
Hartford, Connecticut, from the Northern fox grape. Its large
dark-colored berries ripen earlier than those of most other kinds.
Harts clover - () Melilot or sweet clover. See Melilot.
Hart's-ear - (n.) An Asiatic species of Cacalia (C. Kleinia), used
medicinally in India.
Hartshorn - (n.) The horn or antler of the hart, or male red deer.
Hartshorn - (n.) Spirits of hartshorn (see below); volatile salts.
Hart-tongue - (n.) A common British fern (Scolopendrium vulgare), rare in
Hart-tongue - (n.) A West Indian fern, the Polypodium Phyllitidis of
Linnaeus. It is also found in Florida.
Hartwort - (n.) A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe (Tordylium
Magna Charta - () The great Charter, so called, obtained by the English
barons from King John, A. D. 1215. This name is also given to the
charter granted to the people of England in the ninth year of Henry
III., and confirmed by Edward I.
Magna Charta - () Hence, a fundamental constitution which guaranties
rights and privileges.
Mercator's chart - () See under Chart, and see Mercator's projection,
Recharter - (n.) A second charter; a renewal of a charter.
Recharter - (v. t.) To charter again or anew; to grant a second or
another charter to.
Sea chart - () A chart or map on which the lines of the shore, islands,
shoals, harbors, etc., are delineated.