Calambac - (n.) A fragrant wood; agalloch.
Calambour - (n.) A species of agalloch, or aloes wood, of a dusky or
mottled color, of a light, friable texture, and less fragrant than
calambac; -- used by cabinetmakers.
Clambake - (n.) The backing or steaming of clams on heated stones,
between layers of seaweed; hence, a picnic party, gathered on such an
Clambered - (imp. & p. p.) of Clamber
Clambering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Clamber
Clamber - (v. i.) To climb with difficulty, or with hands and feet; --
also used figuratively.
Clamber - (n.) The act of clambering.
Clamber - (v. t.) To ascend by climbing with difficulty.
Flambeaux - (pl. ) of Flambeau
Flambeaus - (pl. ) of Flambeau
Flambeau - (n.) A flaming torch, esp. one made by combining together a
number of thick wicks invested with a quick-burning substance
(anciently, perhaps, wax; in modern times, pitch or the like); hence,
Flamboyant - (a.) Characterized by waving or flamelike curves, as in the
tracery of windows, etc.; -- said of the later (15th century) French
Flamboyer - (n.) A name given in the East and West Indies to certain
trees with brilliant blossoms, probably species of Caesalpinia.
Lambed - (imp. & p. p.) of Lamb
Lambing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lamb
Lambale - (n.) A feast at the time of shearing lambs.
Lambaste - (v. t.) To beat severely.
Lambative - (a.) Taken by licking with the tongue.
Lambative - (n.) A medicine taken by licking with the tongue; a lincture.
Lambda - (n.) The name of the Greek letter /, /, corresponding with the
English letter L, l.
Lambda - (n.) The point of junction of the sagittal and lambdoid sutures
of the skull.
Lambdacism - (n.) A fault in speaking or in composition, which consists
in too frequent use of the letter l, or in doubling it erroneously.
Lambdacism - (n.) A defect in pronunciation of the letter l when doubled,
which consists in giving it a sound as if followed by y, similar to
that of the letters lli in billion.
Lambdacism - (n.) The use of the sound of l for that of r in
pronunciation; lallation; as, Amelican for American.
Lambdoid - (a.) Shaped like the Greek letter lambda (/); as, the lambdoid
suture between the occipital and parietal bones of the skull.
Lambdoidal - (a.) Same as Lambdoid.
Lambent - (a.) Playing on the surface; touching lightly; gliding over.
Lambent - (a.) Twinkling or gleaming; fickering.
Lambert pine - () The gigantic sugar pine of California and Oregon (Pinus
Lambertiana). It has the leaves in fives, and cones a foot long. The
timber is soft, and like that of the white pine of the Eastern States.
Lambkin - (n.) A small lamb.
Lamblike - (a.) Like a lamb; gentle; meek; inoffensive.
Lamboys - (n. pl.) Same as Base, n., 19.
Lambrequin - (n.) A kind of pendent scarf or covering attached to the
helmet, to protect it from wet or heat.
Lambrequin - (n.) A leather flap hanging from a cuirass.
Lambrequin - (n.) A piece of ornament drapery or short decorative
hanging, pendent from a shelf or from the casing above a window, hiding
the curtain fixtures, or the like.
Lambskin - (n.) The skin of a lamb; especially, a skin dressed with the
wool on, and used as a mat. Also used adjectively.
Lambskin - (n.) A kind of woolen.
Lambskinnet - (n.) See Lansquenet.
Lamb's-quarters - (n.) A name given to several plants of the Goosefoot
family, sometimes used as pot herbs, as Chenopodium album and Atriplex
Malambo - (n.) A yellowish aromatic bark, used in medicine and perfumery,
said to be from the South American shrub Croton Malambo.
Oriflamb - (n.) Alt. of Oriflamme
Zalambdodont - (a.) Of or pertaining to a tribe (Zalambdodonta) of
Insectivora in which the molar teeth have but one V-shaped ridge.
Zalambdodont - (n.) One of the Zalambdodonta. The tenrec, solenodon, and
golden moles are examples.