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Cubits

ˈkjuːbɪt

Meanings of Cubits:

noun

An ancient measure of length, approximately equal to the length of a forearm. it was typically about 18 inches or 44 cm, though there was a long cubit of about 21 inches or 52 cm.

Usage examples:

Tamil brahman women wear a sari that is eighteen cubits long.

Cubitus

ˈkjuːbɪtəs

Meanings of Cubitus:

noun

The fifth longitudinal vein from the anterior edge of an insect's wing.

Usage examples:

Splitting of the microveins of the cubitus anterior gives the margin a ragged appearance.

Meanings of Cubocuneiform:

adjective

Denoting or relating to the wedge-shaped characters used in the ancient writing systems of mesopotamia, persia, and ugarit, surviving mainly on clay tablets.

Usage examples:

A cuneiform inscription
noun

Cuneiform writing.

Usage examples:

A mesopotamian script pre-dating cuneiform

Meanings of Cuboid:

adjective

More or less cubic in shape.

Usage examples:

The school was a hideous cuboid erection of brick and glass
noun

A solid which has six rectangular faces at right angles to each other.

Usage examples:

Reykjavik buildings, especially, seem to be total shapes: pyramids, prisms, intersecting glass and …

Meanings of Cuboids:

noun

A solid which has six rectangular faces at right angles to each other.

Usage examples:

Reykjavik buildings, especially, seem to be total shapes: pyramids, prisms, intersecting glass and …
adjective

More or less cubic in shape.

Usage examples:

The school was a hideous cuboid erection of brick and glass

Meanings of Cubomedusae:

noun

With plural agreement. a group of cnidarians comprising the box jellyfishes; (also cubomedusae) animals of this group (collectively or individually), box jellyfishes.

Meanings of Cubomedusan:

noun

A cubomedusa, a box jellyfish.

adjective

Belonging to or characteristic of cubomedusae.

Cubs

kʌb

Meanings of Cubs:

noun

The young of a fox, bear, lion, or other carnivorous mammal.

Usage examples:

She was as protective as a tiger with her cubs
verb

Give birth to cubs.

Usage examples:

Both share the same earth during the first ten days after cubbing

Meanings of Cuck:

noun

A weak or servile man (often used as a contemptuous term for a man with moderate or progressive political views).

Usage examples:

We act like a bunch of cucks who let them take what they want
verb

Make (a man) a cuckold by having a sexual relationship with his wife or by being sexually unfaithful to him.

Cucking

ˈkʌkɪŋstuːl

Meanings of Cucking:

noun

A chair to which disorderly women were tied and then ducked into water or subjected to public ridicule as a punishment.

Cuckolded

ˈkʌk.əʊld

Meanings of Cuckolded:

verb

(of a man) make (another man) a cuckold by having a sexual relationship with his wife.

Usage examples:

In the novel humberto cuckolds his employer
noun

A man whose wife is sexually unfaithful, regarded as an object of derision.

Usage examples:

Jokes in literature about elderly cuckolds and misers are rife

Cuckolding

ˈkʌk(ə)ld

Meanings of Cuckolding:

verb

(of a man) make (another man) a cuckold by having a sexual relationship with his wife.

Usage examples:

In the novel humberto cuckolds his employer
noun

A man whose wife is sexually unfaithful, regarded as an object of derision.

Usage examples:

Jokes in literature about elderly cuckolds and misers are rife

Cuckolds

ˈkʌk.əʊld

Meanings of Cuckolds:

noun

A man whose wife is sexually unfaithful, regarded as an object of derision.

Usage examples:

Jokes in literature about elderly cuckolds and misers are rife
verb

A man whose wife is sexually unfaithful, often regarded as an object of derision.

Usage examples:

Jokes in literature about elderly cuckolds and misers are rife

Cuckoo

ˈkʊk.uː

Meanings of Cuckoo:

noun

A long-tailed, medium-sized bird, typically with a grey or brown back and barred or pale underparts. many cuckoos lay their eggs in the nests of small songbirds.

Usage examples:

It is an important wintering ground for european migratory birds such as the white stork, the lesse…
adjective

Mad; crazy.

Usage examples:

People think you're cuckoo
verb

Take over (the home of a vulnerable person) in order to establish a base for illegal drug dealing in the area.

Usage examples:

The frightened woman confided to her support worker that her flat had been cuckooed by a gang selli…

Cuckooed

ˈkʊkuː

Meanings of Cuckooed:

verb

Take over (the home of a vulnerable person) in order to establish a base for illegal drug dealing in the area.

Usage examples:

The frightened woman confided to her support worker that her flat had been cuckooed by a gang selli…

Cuckooflower

ˈkʊkuːflaʊə

Meanings of Cuckooflower:

noun

A spring-flowering herbaceous european plant with pale lilac flowers, growing in damp meadows and by streams.

Usage examples:

The meadows support a range of grasses and plants including the lilac-coloured blooms of cuckooflow…

Cuckooing

ˈkʊkuː

Meanings of Cuckooing:

noun

The practice of taking over the home of a vulnerable person in order to establish a base for illegal drug dealing, typically as part of a county lines operation.

Usage examples:

The operation is aimed at disrupting the gangs and providing support to victims of cuckooing
verb

Take over (the home of a vulnerable person) in order to establish a base for illegal drug dealing in the area.

Usage examples:

The frightened woman confided to her support worker that her flat had been cuckooed by a gang selli…

Meanings of Cuckoopint:

noun

The common european wild arum of woodland and hedgerows, with a pale spathe and a purple or green spadix followed by bright red berries.

Cuckoos

ˈkʊkuː

Meanings of Cuckoos:

noun

A long-tailed, medium-sized bird, typically with a grey or brown back and barred or pale underparts. many cuckoos lay their eggs in the nests of small songbirds.

Usage examples:

It is an important wintering ground for european migratory birds such as the white stork, the lesse…
verb

Take over (the home of a vulnerable person) in order to establish a base for illegal drug dealing in the area.

Usage examples:

The frightened woman confided to her support worker that her flat had been cuckooed by a gang selli…
adjective

Mad; crazy.

Usage examples:

People think you're cuckoo

Meanings of Cucule:

suffix

Forming nouns such as molecule, reticule, which were originally diminutives.

Meanings of Cucumber:

noun

A long, green-skinned fruit with watery flesh, usually eaten raw in salads or pickled.

Usage examples:

It was called jerusalem salad and it had tomatoes and cucumbers, olive oil, lemon, olives and goat …

Meanings of Cucumbers:

noun

A long, green-skinned fruit with watery flesh, usually eaten raw in salads or pickled.

Usage examples:

It was called jerusalem salad and it had tomatoes and cucumbers, olive oil, lemon, olives and goat …

Cucurbit

kjʊˈkəːbɪt

Meanings of Cucurbit:

noun

A plant of the gourd family ( cucurbitaceae ), which includes melon, pumpkin, squash, and cucumber.

Meanings of Cucurbite:

noun

A plant of the gourd family (cucurbitaceae), which includes melon, pumpkin, squash, and cucumber.

Usage examples:

Plant cucurbit seeds such as pumpkin, cucumber, melons, etc.

Cucurbits

kjʊˈkəːbɪt

Meanings of Cucurbits:

noun

A plant of the gourd family ( cucurbitaceae ), which includes melon, pumpkin, squash, and cucumber.

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