Curtain or covering; -- applied to various membranous partitions, especially to the soft palate.
A yellowish translucent substance, almost odorless and tasteless, obtained as a residue in the purification of crude petroleum, and consisting essentially of a mixture of several of the higher members of the paraffin series.
Used also figuratively.
Any piece added to an old thing to give it a new appearance.
See Variation, 4.
The body, or naked ground, of the Corinthian and Composite capital; -- called also tambour, and drum.
Unripe in knowledge or judgment; unsophisticated; raw; green; as, a verdant youth.