10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FISSILINGUAL»
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The Endangered English Dictionary: Bodacious Words Your ...
... fimetic (fi-MET-ik) excremental a fimetic deal finitor (fi-NI-tor) the horizon clouds
extending all the way to the finitor fissilingual (fi-si-LING-wal) fork-tongued (
zoology) fissilingual PR people flabellation (fla-be-LAY-shun) fanning flabellation
compare frenchified fissilingual /FISS il ING wool/ adj • Possessing a forked
tongue. “Staring out at his barren window box, Boddington cursed that fissilingual
convenience-store owner. He should never have agreed to 58.
Peter Novobatzky, Ammon Shea, 2001
The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the ...
fissilingual tongue) + -al.] Having the tongue cleft; specifically, of or pertaining to
the Fissilinguia. Fissiliriguia (tis-i-ling'gwi-a), n.pl. [NL., neut. pi. of fissilinguis,
cloven-tongued: see fissilingual.] A group of lacertilian reptiles, with proccelous ...
William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith, 1914
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century ...
fissilingual tongue) 4- -al.] Having the tongue cleft; specifically, of or pertaining to
the Fisailinguia. Pissilinguia (fis-i-hng'gwi-fi), n. pl. [N L., neut. pl. of fissilinguia,
cloven-tongued: see fissilingual.] A group of lacertilian reptiles, vn'th precocious ...
William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith, 1900
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary
... instead of rivin or sawing repeatedly throu hit in arallcl p anes. It is used [1 pr n
gstni! or ax-an pick-handle and otherwork in wh ch the direction of the grain must
0 considered. split-tongued (split'tungd), a. Fissilingual, as a lizard. sploachim.
William Dwight Whitney, 1904
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
fissilingual. 4. Dull. and. expressionless,. like. the. eye. of. a. fish. [Colloq.] A stout
woman with a broad red face and fishy eyes. C. D. Warner, Their Pilgrimage, p.
15. 5. Equivocal, unsafe, or unsound, as a speculation or a course of conduct: as,
The Evolution of Marriage and of the Family
In South America, the males of the Analis cristellatus, a fissilingual saurian, have
terrible battles in the breeding season, the vanquished habitually losing his tail,
which is bitten off by the victor. An old observer also describes the amorous male
Charles Jean Marie Letourneau, 1891
By chary perscrutation, I perceived 31 a fissilingual, batrachophagous, anguine
creeple, a crotalus, 32 -circularly recumbent. His cutaneous envelope was 33
squamous, cupreous and fulgid. His caudal extremity was 34 cuspidated with a ...
I'm as happy as a cobra with its fissilingual tongue. I'm as happy as marsupials
with pockets for their young. I'm as sad as a stick-insect, when he sniffs
insecticide. I'm as happy as a bull-frog, with an insect in its inside. I'm as happy as
a polar ...
Roget's Descriptive Word Finder
... fissilingual: having a forked tongue fodgel: plump and solidly built; buxom
frontal: belonging to the forehead funic: pertaining to the umbilical cord funicle:
pertaining to any body structure resembling a cord gash-gabbit: having a
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