- a book containing a record of bets, gambling operations, and the like. C. Kingsley.
noun a building where prostitutes are available
cathouse; bordello; bagnio; whorehouse; house of prostitution; brothel; bawdyhouse; house of ill repute.
- a house frequented by sportsmen, gamblers, and the like.
noun someone who leads a merry existence; especially a gambler on the outcome of sporting events
noun someone who enjoys outdoor activities
- one who practices field sports; also, a horse racer, a pugilist, a gambler, or the like.
- (Bot.), a plant in which a single bud or offset suddenly assumes a new, and sometimes very different, character from that of the rest of the plant. Darwin.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."
-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.
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