Etymology: Middle English, from Old English agen, from Old Norse ǫgn; akin to Old High German agana awn, Old English ecg edge — more at edge
Date: 12th century
one of ...
Etymology: origin unknown
a rooflike cover extending over or in front of a place (as over the deck or in front of a door or window) as a shelter
• awninged ...
past and past participle of awake
past participle of awake
I. adjective or adverb
Usage: sometimes not capitalized
Etymology: absent without leave
absent without leave; broadly absent often without notice or permission ...
adverb or adjective
Date: 14th century
1. in a turned or twisted position or direction ; askew
2. off the correct or expected course ; amiss
Emanuel 1949- American (Ukrainian-born of Polish parents) pianist
Etymology: Middle English, from Old English æcs; akin to Old High German ackus ax, Latin ascia, Greek axinē
Date: before 12th century
1. a cutting tool that ...
ax to grind
an ulterior often selfish underlying purpose
see ax I
II. transitive verb
see ax II
Usage: often capitalized
Etymology: Axel Paulsen died 1938 Norwegian figure skater
a jump in figure skating from the outer forward edge of one skate with 1 ...
island N Canada in the Sverdrup Islands W of Ellesmere Island area 15,779 square miles (41,025 square kilometers)
Etymology: 2a- + Greek xenos strange
free from other living organisms
• axenically adverb
Date: circa 1847
1. of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an axis
a. situated around, in the direction of, on, or along an axis
b. extending in ...
Etymology: New Latin axilla, from Latin
the angle between a branch or leaf and the axis from which it arises
(plural axillae or -las)
Etymology: Latin, diminutive of ala wing, upper arm, armpit, axil — more at aisle
the cavity beneath the junction of a forelimb and ...
an axillary part (as a feather)
1. of, relating to, or located near the axilla
2. situated in or growing from an axil
Date: circa 1889
one of the ...
Etymology: Greek axios + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy
the study of the nature, types, and criteria of values and of value judgments especially in ...