United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
common western lizard; seen on logs or rocks
a small bird that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight
moving very fast
Moving a great distance in a short time; moving with celerity or velocity; fleet; rapid; quick; speedy; prompt.
Of short continuance; passing away quickly.
The current of a stream.
Any one of numerous species of small, long-winged, insectivorous birds of the family micropodidae. in form and habits the swifts resemble swallows, but they are destitute of complex vocal muscles and are not singing birds, but belong to a widely different group allied to the humming birds.
Any one of several species of lizards, as the pine lizard.
The ghost moth. see under ghost.
A reel, or turning instrument, for winding yarn, thread, etc.;