someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
a whimsically eccentric person
half the width of an em
usually large hard-shelled seed
one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
a small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt
The fruit of certain trees and shrubs (as of the almond, walnut, hickory, beech, filbert, etc.), consisting of a hard and indehiscent shell inclosing a kernel.
A perforated block (usually a small piece of metal), provided with an internal or female screw thread, used on a bolt, or screw, for tightening or holding something, or for transmitting motion. see illust. of lst bolt.
The tumbler of a gunlock.
A projection on each side of the shank of an anchor, to secure the stock in place.