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C ration
noun Date: 1942 a canned field ration of the United States Army
c to c
abbreviation center to center
c'est autre chose
foreign term Etymology: French that's a different thing
c'est la guerre
foreign term Etymology: French that's war ; it cannot be helped
c'est la vie
foreign term Etymology: French that's life ; that's how things happen
c'est plus qu'un crime, c'est une faute
foreign term Etymology: French it is worse than a crime, it is a blunder
c'est-à-dire
foreign term Etymology: French that is to say ; namely
C-clamp
noun Date: 1926 a C-shaped general-purpose clamp
C-note
noun Date: 1930 a 100-dollar bill
C-reactive protein
noun Etymology: C-polysaccharide, a polysaccharide found in the cell wall of pneumococci and precipitated by this protein, from carbohydrate Date: 1955 a protein present in ...
C-section
noun Date: 1973 cesarean section
C-Span
abbreviation cable-satellite public affairs network
c/o
abbreviation care of
ca
abbreviation circa
Ca
symbol calcium
CA
abbreviation 1. California 2. Central America 3. certified acupuncturist 4. chartered accountant 5. chief accountant 6. chronological age 7. commercial agent 8. ...
ça va sans dire
foreign term Etymology: French it goes without saying
ca'
Scottish variant of call
ca' canny
noun Etymology: Scots, verb, to proceed cautiously, from ca' (call) + canny careful Date: 1886 British slowdown • ca' canny intransitive verb, British
CAB
abbreviation Civil Aeronautics Board
cab
I. noun Etymology: Hebrew qabh Date: 1535 an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to about two quarts (2.2 liters) II. noun Etymology: short for cabriolet Date: 1826 1. ...
cabal
I. noun Etymology: French cabale cabala, intrigue, cabal, from Medieval Latin cabbala cabala, from Late Hebrew qabbālāh, literally, received (lore) Date: 1614 1. the ...
cabala
or cabbala or cabbalah variant of kabbalah
cabaletta
noun Etymology: Italian Date: 1842 1. an operatic song in simple popular style characterized by a uniform rhythm 2. the lively bravura concluding section of an extended aria ...
cabalist
I. noun Date: circa 1533 1. often capitalized a student, interpreter, or devotee of the Jewish cabala 2. one skilled in esoteric doctrine or mysterious art II. noun Date: ...
caballero
noun (plural -ros) Etymology: Spanish, from Late Latin caballarius hostler — more at cavalier Date: 1749 1. knight, cavalier 2. chiefly Southwest horseman
cabana
noun Etymology: Spanish cabaña, literally, hut, from Medieval Latin capanna Date: 1890 1. a shelter resembling a cabin usually with an open side facing a beach or swimming ...
Cabanatuan
geographical name city Philippines in S central Luzon population 173,000
cabaret
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French dialect (Picard or Walloon), from Middle Dutch, alteration of cambret, cameret, from Middle French dialect (Picard) camberete small ...
cabbage
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English caboche, from Middle French dialect (Norman & Picard), literally, head, noggin Date: 15th century 1. a. any of ...
cabbage butterfly
noun Date: 1816 any of several largely white butterflies (family Pieridae) whose green larvae are cabbage worms; especially a small cosmopolitan butterfly (Pieris rapae syn. ...
cabbage looper
noun Date: circa 1902 a noctuid moth (Trichoplusia ni) having pale green white-striped larvae that feed on cruciferous plants
cabbage palm
noun Date: circa 1784 a palm with terminal buds eaten as a vegetable
cabbage palmetto
noun Date: 1802 a cabbage palm (Sabal palmetto) with fan-shaped leaves that is native to coastal southeastern United States and the Bahamas
cabbage rose
noun Date: 1795 a fragrant garden rose (Rosa centifolia) with upright branches and large pink flowers
cabbage white
noun see cabbage butterfly
cabbage worm
noun Date: 1688 an insect larva (as of a cabbage butterfly) that feeds on cabbages
cabbagey
adjective see cabbage I
cabbagy
adjective see cabbage I
cabbala
I. see cabala II. noun see kabbalah
cabbalah
I. see cabala II. noun see kabbalah
cabbie
or cabby noun (plural cabbies) Date: 1854 cabdriver
cabby
noun see cabbie
cabdriver
noun Date: 1830 a driver of a cab
caber
noun Etymology: Scottish Gaelic cabar Date: 1505 pole; especially a young tree trunk used for tossing as a trial of strength in a Scottish sport
cabernet
noun see cabernet sauvignon
cabernet franc
noun Usage: often capitalized C&F Etymology: French, literally, pure cabernet Date: 1952 a dry red wine often used in blends (as with merlot or cabernet sauvignon)
cabernet sauvignon
noun Usage: often capitalized C&S Etymology: French Date: 1911 a dry red wine made from a single widely cultivated variety of black grape — called also cabernet
Cabeza de Vaca
biographical name Álvar Núñez circa 1490-circa 1560 Spanish explorer
CABG
abbreviation coronary-artery bypass graft
Cabimas
geographical name city NW Venezuela on NE coast of Lake Maracaibo population 165,755
cabin
I. noun Etymology: Middle English cabane, from Middle French, from Old Occitan cabana hut, from Medieval Latin capanna Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) a private room on a ...
cabin boy
noun Date: 1670 a boy working as servant on a ship
cabin car
noun Date: 1879 caboose
cabin class
noun Date: 1929 a class of accommodations on a passenger ship superior to tourist class and inferior to first class
cabin cruiser
noun Date: 1921 cruiser 1b
cabin fever
noun Date: 1918 extreme irritability and restlessness from living in isolation or a confined indoor area for a prolonged time
Cabinda
geographical name territory W equatorial Africa on the Atlantic between Republic of the Congo & Democratic Republic of the Congo; belongs to Angola capital Cabinda area 3000 ...
cabinet
I. noun Etymology: Middle French, small room, diminutive of Middle French dialect (Picard) cabine gambling house Date: circa 1550 1. a. a case or cupboard usually having ...
cabinetmaker
noun Date: 1681 a skilled woodworker who makes fine furniture • cabinetmaking noun
cabinetmaking
noun see cabinetmaker
cabinetry
noun Date: 1926 cabinetwork; also cabinets
cabinetwork
noun Date: 1732 finished woodwork made by a cabinetmaker
cabinmate
noun Date: 1647 one of two or more persons sharing the same cabin
Cable
biographical name George Washington 1844-1925 American novelist
cable
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin capulum lasso, from Latin capere to take — more at heave Date: 13th ...
cable car
noun Date: 1887 a vehicle moved by an endless cable: a. one suspended from an overhead cable b. one that moves along tracks
cable length
noun Date: 1555 a maritime unit of length variously reckoned as 100 fathoms, 120 fathoms, or 608 feet
cable modem
noun Date: 1983 a modem for connecting a computer to a network over a cable television line
cable television
noun Date: 1965 a system of television reception in which signals from distant stations are picked up by a master antenna and sent by cable to the individual receivers of ...
cable TV
noun see cable television
cable-knit
adjective Date: 1950 having or made with a knitting stitch that produces a pattern resembling the twist of a usually two-ply cable
cable-laid
adjective Date: 1723 composed of three ropes laid together left-handed with each containing three strands twisted together
cablecast
noun Etymology: 1cable + 4broadcast Date: 1973 a cable television transmission • cablecast verb
cablegram
noun Date: 1868 a message sent by a submarine telegraph cable
cabler
noun see cable II
cableway
noun Date: 1893 a suspended cable used as a track along which carriers can be pulled
cabman
noun Date: 1834 cabdriver
Cabo da Roca
geographical name see Roca, Cape
Cabo de São Vicente
geographical name see Saint Vincent, Cape
Cabo Rojo
geographical name city SW Puerto Rico population 46,911
cabochon
noun Etymology: Middle French, diminutive of Middle French dialect (Picard) caboche head Date: 1578 a gem or bead cut in convex form and highly polished but not faceted; also ...
caboodle
noun Etymology: probably from ca- (intensive prefix) + boodle Date: circa 1848 collection, lot
caboose
noun Etymology: probably from Dutch kabuis, kombuis, from Middle Low German kabūse Date: 1769 1. a ship's galley 2. a freight-train car attached usually to the rear mainly ...
Cabot
I. biographical name John circa 1450-circa 1499 It. Giovanni Caboto Venetian navigator & explorer for England II. biographical name Sebastian 1476?-1557 son of John English ...
Cabot Strait
geographical name strait about 70 miles (113 kilometers) wide E Canada between SW Newfoundland & Cape Breton Island connecting Gulf of Saint Lawrence with the Atlantic
cabotage
noun Etymology: French, from caboter to sail along the coast Date: 1831 1. trade or transport in coastal waters or airspace or between two points within a country 2. the ...
Cabral
biographical name Pedro Álvares 1467(or 1468)-1520 Portuguese navigator
cabretta
noun Etymology: modification of Portuguese and Spanish cabra goat Date: 1926 a light soft leather from skins of hairy sheep
Cabrilho
biographical name João Rodrigues died 1543 Spanish Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo Spanish (Portuguese-born) explorer in Mexico & California
cabrilla
noun Etymology: Spanish, diminutive of cabra goat, from Latin capra she-goat, feminine of caper he-goat — more at capriole Date: 1859 any of various sea basses (especially ...
Cabrillo National Monument
geographical name historic site SW California on San Diego Bay
Cabrini
biographical name Saint Frances Xavier 1850-1917 Mother Cabrini 1st American citizen canonized (1946)
cabriole
noun Etymology: French, caper Date: circa 1797 1. a ballet leap in which one leg is extended in midair and the other struck against it 2. a curved furniture leg ending in ...
cabriolet
noun Etymology: French, from diminutive of cabriole caper, alteration of Middle French capriole Date: 1763 1. a light 2-wheeled one-horse carriage with a folding leather hood, ...
cabstand
noun Date: 1845 a place where cabs await hire
cac-
or caco- combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek kak-, kako-, from kakos bad bad
caca
noun Etymology: baby talk Date: 1879 excrement
Cacahuamilpa
geographical name caverns S Mexico in Guerrero NNE of Taxco
cacao
noun (plural cacaos) Etymology: Spanish, from Nahuatl cacahuatl Date: 1555 1. the dried partly fermented fatty seeds of a South American evergreen tree (Theobroma cacao of ...
cacao bean
noun see cacao
cacao butter
variant of cocoa butter
cacciatore
adjective Etymology: Italian, from cacciatore hunter Date: 1942 cooked with tomatoes and herbs and sometimes wine
Cáceres
geographical name 1. province W Spain in N Extremadura area 7701 square miles (19,946 square kilometers), population 411,464 2. city, its capital population 74,589
cachalot
noun Etymology: French Date: 1747 sperm whale
cache
I. noun Etymology: French, from cacher to press, hide, from Vulgar Latin *coacticare to press together, from Latin coactare to compel, frequentative of cogere to compel — more ...
Cache la Poudre
geographical name river 125 miles (201 kilometers) N Colorado flowing into the South Platte
cache memory
noun see cache I
cachectic
adjective Etymology: French cachectique, from Latin cachecticus, from Greek kachektikos, from kak- + echein Date: 1634 affected by cachexia
cachepot
noun Etymology: French, from cacher to hide + pot pot Date: 1872 an ornamental receptacle to hold and usually to conceal a flowerpot
cachet
noun Etymology: French, from cacher Date: circa 1639 1. a. a seal used especially as a mark of official approval b. an indication of approval carrying great prestige 2. ...
cachexia
noun Etymology: Late Latin cachexia, from Greek kachexia bad condition, from kak- cac- + hexis condition, from echein to have, be disposed — more at scheme Date: 1541 ...
cachinnate
intransitive verb (-nated; -nating) Etymology: Latin cachinnatus, past participle of cachinnare, of imitative origin Date: 1824 to laugh loudly or immoderately • ...
cachinnation
noun see cachinnate
cachou
noun Etymology: French, from Portuguese cachu, from Malayalam kāccu Date: circa 1879 a pill or pastille used to sweeten the breath
cacique
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Taino, chief Date: 1555 1. a native Indian chief in areas dominated primarily by a Spanish culture 2. a local political boss in Spain and ...
caciquism
noun see cacique
cack-handed
adjective Etymology: English dialect cack, keck awkward Date: 1854 1. British left-handed 1 2. British clumsy, awkward
cackle
intransitive verb (cackled; cackling) Etymology: Middle English cakelen, of imitative origin Date: 13th century 1. to make the sharp broken noise or cry characteristic of a ...
cackler
noun see cackle
caco-
combining form see cac-
cacodemon
noun Etymology: Greek kakodaimōn, from kak- cac- + daimōn spirit Date: 1594 demon • cacodemonic adjective
cacodemonic
adjective see cacodemon
cacodylic acid
noun Etymology: German Kakodyl the radical As(CH3)2, from Greek kakōdēs foul-smelling, from kak- + -ōdēs (akin to Greek ozein to smell) — more at odor Date: 1850 a toxic ...
cacoëthes
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek kakoēthes wickedness, from neuter of kakoēthēs malignant, from kak- cac- + ēthos character — more at sib Date: circa 1587 an ...
cacographical
adjective see cacography
cacography
noun Date: 1580 1. bad spelling — compare orthography 2. bad handwriting — compare calligraphy • cacographical adjective
cacomistle
noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl tlahcomiztli, from tlahco half + miztli mountain lion Date: 1869 ringtail 2
cacophonous
adjective Etymology: Greek kakophōnos, from kak- + phōnē voice, sound — more at ban Date: 1797 marked by cacophony ; harsh-sounding • cacophonously adverb
cacophonously
adverb see cacophonous
cacophony
noun (plural -nies) Date: circa 1656 harsh or discordant sound ; dissonance 2; specifically harshness in the sound of words or phrases
cactus
noun (plural cacti or cactuses; also cactus) Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Latin, cardoon, from Greek kaktos Date: 1767 any of a family (Cactaceae, the cactus family) ...
cactus wren
noun Date: 1869 a large harsh-voiced wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus) especially of arid regions of the southwestern United States and Mexico
cacuminal
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin cacumin-, cacumen top, point Date: 1862 retroflex 2
cad
noun Etymology: English dialect, unskilled assistant, short for Scots caddie Date: 1833 1. an omnibus conductor 2. a man who acts with deliberate disregard for another's ...
CAD
abbreviation computer-aided design
cadastral
adjective Date: 1858 1. of or relating to a cadastre 2. showing or recording property boundaries, subdivision lines, buildings, and related details • cadastrally adverb
cadastrally
adverb see cadastral
cadastre
noun Etymology: French, from Italian catastro, from Old Italian catastico, from Late Greek katastichon notebook, from Greek kata by + stichos row, line — more at cata-, ...
cadaver
noun Etymology: Latin, from cadere to fall Date: circa 1500 a dead body; especially one intended for dissection • cadaveric adjective
cadaveric
adjective see cadaver
cadaverine
noun Date: 1887 a syrupy colorless poisonous ptomaine C5H14N2 formed by decarboxylation of lysine especially in putrefaction of flesh
cadaverous
adjective Date: 1627 1. a. of or relating to a corpse b. suggestive of corpses or tombs 2. a. pallid, livid b. gaunt, emaciated • cadaverously adverb
cadaverously
adverb see cadaverous
caddice
noun see caddis I
caddie
or caddy noun (plural caddies) Etymology: French cadet military cadet Date: circa 1730 1. Scottish one who waits about for odd jobs 2. a. one who assists a golfer ...
caddis
I. noun also caddice Etymology: Middle English cadas cotton wool, from Anglo-French cadaz, from Old Occitan cadarz Date: 1530 worsted yarn; specifically a worsted ribbon or ...
caddis fly
noun Date: 1787 any of an order (Trichoptera) of insects with four membranous usually hairy wings, vestigial mouthparts, slender many-jointed antennae, and aquatic larvae — ...
caddish
adjective Date: 1868 of, relating to, or being a cad • caddishly adverb • caddishness noun
caddishly
adverb see caddish
caddishness
noun see caddish
caddisworm
noun Etymology: probably alteration of obsolete codworm; from the case or tube in which it lives Date: 1622 the larva of a caddis fly that lives in and carries around a silken ...
Caddo
noun (plural Caddo or Caddos) Etymology: American French Cadaux, modification of American Spanish Cadojodacho, from Caddo kaduhdá•čuʔ, a Caddo tribe Date: 1805 1. a ...
Caddo Lake
geographical name lake 20 miles (32 kilometers) long NW Louisiana & NE Texas draining to Red River
caddy
noun (plural caddies) Etymology: Malay kati catty Date: 1792 1. a small box, can, or chest used especially to keep tea in 2. a container or device for storing or holding ...
cade
adjective Etymology: English dialect cade pet lamb, from Middle English cad Date: 1551 left by its mother and reared by hand ; pet
Cade
biographical name John died 1450 Jack Cade English rebel
cade oil
noun Etymology: cade juniper, from Middle French, from Old Occitan, from Medieval Latin catanus Date: 1880 juniper tar
cadelle
noun Etymology: French, from Occitan cadello, from Latin catella, feminine of catellus little dog, diminutive of catulus young animal Date: circa 1861 a small cosmopolitan ...
cadence
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old Italian cadenza, from cadere to fall, from Latin — more at chance Date: 14th century 1. a. a rhythmic sequence or flow of sounds ...
cadenced
adjective see cadence
cadency
noun (plural -cies) Date: 1627 cadence
cadent
adjective Etymology: Latin cadent-, cadens, present participle of cadere Date: 1605 1. archaic being in the process of falling 2. having rhythmic cadence
cadential
adjective see cadence
cadenza
noun Etymology: Italian, cadence, cadenza Date: 1784 1. a parenthetical flourish in an aria or other solo piece commonly just before a final or other important cadence 2. a ...
cadet
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: French, from Gascon capdet chief, from Late Latin capitellum, diminutive of Latin capit-, caput head — more at head Date: 1610 1. ...
cadetship
noun see cadet
Cadette
noun Etymology: from cadet Date: 1963 a member of a program of the Girl Scouts for girls in the sixth through ninth grades in school
cadge
verb (cadged; cadging) Etymology: back-formation from Scots cadger carrier, huckster, from Middle English cadgear Date: circa 1812 beg, sponge • cadger noun
cadger
noun see cadge
Cadillac
biographical name Antoine de la Mothe, sieur de 1658-1730 French founder of Detroit
cadit quaestio
foreign term Etymology: Latin the question drops ; the argument collapses
Cádiz
geographical name 1. province SW Spain in Andalusia area 2851 square miles (7384 square kilometers), population 1,078,404 2. (or ancient Gadir) (or Gades) city & port, its ...
Cádiz, Gulf of
geographical name arm of the Atlantic SW Spain
cadmium
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin cadmia zinc oxide, from Greek kadmeia, literally, Theban (earth), from feminine of kadmeios Theban, from Kadmos; from the occurrence of ...
cadmium sulfide
noun Date: 1869 a yellow-brown poisonous salt CdS used especially in electronic parts, in photoelectric cells, and in medicine
Cadmus
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Kadmos Date: 14th century the legendary founder of Thebes
cadre
noun Etymology: French, from Italian quadro, from Latin quadrum square — more at quarrel Date: 1830 1. frame, framework 2. a nucleus or core group especially of trained ...
caduceus
noun (plural caducei) Etymology: Latin, modification of Greek karykeion, from karyx, kēryx herald; akin to Sanskrit kāru singer Date: 1577 1. the symbolic staff of a ...
caducity
noun Etymology: French caducité, from caduc transitory, from Latin caducus Date: 1769 1. senility 2. the quality of being transitory or perishable
caducous
adjective Etymology: Latin caducus tending to fall, transitory, from cadere to fall — more at chance Date: 1808 falling off easily or before the usual time — used ...
caecal
variant of cecal
caecilian
noun Etymology: ultimately from Latin caecilia slowworm, from caecus blind Date: circa 1879 any of an order (Gymnophiona) of chiefly tropical burrowing limbless amphibians ...
caecum
variant of cecum
Caedmon
biographical name flourished 658-680 Anglo-Saxon poet
Caelian
geographical name hill in Rome, Italy, one of seven on which the ancient city was built — see Aventine
Caen
geographical name city NW France in Normandy population 115,624
Caerdydd
geographical name — see Cardiff 2
Caernarfon
geographical name see Caernarvon
Caernarvon
or Caernarfon geographical name 1. (or Caernarvonshire) former county NW Wales 2. town and seaport NW Wales population 9506
Caernarvonshire
geographical name see Caernarvon 1
Caerphilly
I. noun Etymology: Caerphilly, urban district in Wales Date: circa 1893 a mild white friable cheese of Welsh origin II. geographical name administrative area SE Wales area ...
Caesar
I. noun Etymology: Gaius Julius Caesar Date: circa 1548 1. any of the Roman emperors succeeding Augustus Caesar — used as a title 2. a. often not capitalized a ...
Caesar salad
noun Etymology: Caesar Cardini died 1957 American (Italian-born) restaurateur Date: 1947 a tossed salad usually made of romaine, garlic, anchovies, and croutons and dressed ...
Caesarea
geographical name 1. seaport of ancient Palestine; site S of modern Haifa, Israel 2. (or Caesarea Mazaca) — see Kayseri
Caesarea Mazaca
I. geographical name see Caesarea 2 II. geographical name see Kayseri
Caesarea Philippi
geographical name city of ancient Palestine SW of Mt. Hermon; site at modern village of Baniyas \ˌba-nē-ˈyas\ in SW Syria
caesarean
also caesarian variant of cesarean
Caesarean
adjective see Caesar I
caesarean section
variant of cesarean section
Caesarian
adjective see Caesar I
caesarian
I. see caesarean II. noun see cesarean III. adjective see cesarean
Caesarism
noun Date: 1857 imperial authority or system ; political absolutism ; dictatorship • Caesarist noun
Caesarist
noun see Caesarism
Caesena
geographical name — see Cesena
caesium
chiefly British variant of cesium
caespitose
adjective Etymology: New Latin caespitosus, from Latin caespit-, caespes turf Date: 1830 1. growing in clusters or tufts 2. forming a dense turf
caesura
noun (plural -suras or caesurae) Etymology: Late Latin, from Latin, act of cutting, from caedere to cut Date: 1556 1. in modern prosody a usually rhetorical break in the flow ...
caesural
adjective see caesura
CAF
abbreviation cost and freight
café
also cafe noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: French café coffee, café, from Turkish kahve — more at coffee Date: 1802 1. a usually small and informal establishment ...
CAFE
abbreviation corporate average fuel economy
cafe
noun see café
café au lait
noun Etymology: French, coffee with milk Date: 1763 1. coffee with usually hot milk in about equal parts 2. the color of coffee with milk
café noir
noun Etymology: French, black coffee Date: 1845 coffee without milk or cream; also demitasse
café society
noun Date: 1937 society of persons who are regular patrons of fashionable cafés
cafeteria
I. noun Etymology: American Spanish cafetería coffeehouse, from cafetera coffee maker, from French cafetière, from café Date: 1894 a restaurant in which the customers ...
cafeteria-style
adjective Date: 1952 cafeteria
cafetorium
noun Etymology: blend of cafeteria and auditorium Date: 1952 a large room (as in a school building) designed for use both as a cafeteria and an auditorium
caff
noun Date: 1931 British CAFE 1
caffe latte
noun Etymology: Italian caffelatte, short for caffè e latte coffee and milk Date: 1927 espresso mixed with hot or steamed milk
caffeinated
adjective Date: 1970 1. stimulated by or as if by caffeine 2. containing caffeine
caffeine
noun Etymology: German Kaffein, from Kaffee coffee, from French café Date: circa 1823 a bitter alkaloid C8H10N4O2 found especially in coffee, tea, cacao, and kola nuts and ...
caftan
also kaftan noun Etymology: Russian & Turkish; Russian kaftan, from Turkish, from Persian qaftān Date: 1591 a usually cotton or silk ankle-length garment with long sleeves ...
CAG
abbreviation carrier air group
Cagayan
or Rio Grande de Cagayan geographical name river 220 miles (354 kilometers) Philippines in NE Luzon flowing N
Cage
biographical name John Milton 1912-1992 American composer
cage
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin cavea cavity, cage, from cavus hollow — more at cave Date: 13th century 1. a box or enclosure having some ...
cageful
noun see cage I
cageling
noun Date: 1823 a caged bird
cagey
also cagy adjective (cagier; -est) Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1893 1. hesitant about committing oneself 2. a. wary of being trapped or deceived ; shrewd ...
cageyness
noun see cagey
cagily
adverb see cagey
caginess
noun see cagey
Cagliari
geographical name commune & port Italy capital of Sardinia population 219,095
Cagliostro
biographical name Count Alessandro di 1743-1795 originally Giuseppe Balsamo Italian adventurer
CAGS
abbreviation Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study
Caguas
geographical name town E central Puerto Rico population 140,502
cagy
adjective see cagey
cahier
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French quaer, caier quire — more at quire Date: 1789 a report or memorial concerning policy especially of a parliamentary body
Cahokia Mounds
geographical name group of prehistoric Indian mounds Illinois ENE of East St. Louis
cahoot
noun Etymology: perhaps from French cahute cabin, hut Date: 1829 partnership, league — usually used in plural
Cahors
geographical name city SW France N of Toulouse population 20,787
cahow
noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1615 a dark-colored petrel (Pterodroma cahow) formerly abundant in Bermuda but now nearly extinct
CAI
abbreviation computer-aided instruction; computer-assisted instruction
Caicos
geographical name — see Turks and Caicos
caiman
also cayman noun Etymology: Spanish caimán, probably from Carib caymán Date: 1577 any of several Central and South American crocodilians (genera Caiman, Melanosuchus, and ...
Cain
I. noun Etymology: Hebrew Qayin Date: before 12th century the brother and murderer of Abel II. biographical name James Mallahan 1892-1977 American novelist
Caine
biographical name Sir (Thomas Henry) Hall 1853-1931 English novelist
caipirinha
noun Etymology: Brazilian Portuguese, from caipira backwoodsman, rustic Date: 1973 a cocktail consisting of lime, sugar, and rum
caïque
noun Etymology: French, from Turkish kayık Date: 1625 1. a light skiff used on the Bosporus 2. a Levantine sailing vessel
caird
noun Etymology: Scottish Gaelic ceard craftsman; akin to Greek kerdos profit Date: 1663 Scottish a traveling tinker; also tramp, gypsy
Cairene
adjective or noun see Cairo
cairn
noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots) carne, from Scottish Gaelic carn; akin to Old Irish & Welsh carn cairn Date: 15th century a heap of stones piled up as a memorial or as ...
cairn terrier
noun Etymology: from its use in hunting among cairns Date: 1910 any of a breed of small compactly built hard-coated terriers of Scottish origin
cairned
adjective see cairn
cairngorm
noun Etymology: Cairngorm, mountain in Scotland Date: 1794 a yellow or smoky-brown crystalline quartz
Cairngorm Mountains
geographical name range of the Grampians NE central Scotland; highest point Ben Macdhui 4296 feet (1309 meters)
Cairns
geographical name city & port NE Australia in NE Queensland population 54,862
Cairo
geographical name city N Egypt, its capital population 6,663,000 • Cairene adjective or noun
caisson
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, from Old Occitan, from caissa chest, from Latin capsa — more at case Date: circa 1702 1. a. a chest to hold ammunition b. a ...
caisson disease
noun Date: 1873 decompression sickness
Caithness
or Caithness-shire geographical name former county N Scotland capital Wick
Caithness-shire
geographical name see Caithness
caitiff
adjective Etymology: Middle English caitif, from Anglo-French caitif, chaitif wretched, despicable, from Latin captivus captive Date: 14th century cowardly, despicable • ...

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