obsolete

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obsolete kind of container used for distillation; two retorts connected by a tube alembic
obsolete term for the study and treatment of mental illness alienism
obsolete firearm with a long barrel arquebus , hackbut , hagbut , harquebus
obsolete name for nitrogen azote
(obsolete) a combination of elements (of dryness and warmth or of the four humors) that was once believed to determine a person's health and temperament complexion
obsolete gunlock that has flint embedded in the hammer; the flint makes a spark that ignites the charge flintlock
ancient (now obsolete) single-reed woodwind; usually made of bone hornpipe , pibgorn , stockhorn
now obsolete picture pickup tube in a television camera; electrons emitted from a photoemissive surface in proportion to the intensity of the incident light are focused onto the target causing secondary emission of electrons image orthicon , orthicon
obsolete terms for legal insanity insaneness , lunacy , madness
obsolete British unit of capacity equal to 18 Imperial gallons kilderkin
obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles) league
obsolete term for the network of viscous material in the cell nucleus on which the chromatin granules were thought to be suspended linin
obsolete water-cooled machine gun having a single barrel Maxim gun
obsolete firearm that was loaded through the muzzle muzzle loader
process of becoming obsolete; falling into disuse or becoming out of date obsolescence
useless and obsolete obsolescent , outmoded , superannuated
(Old Testament) an obsolete name for the Old Testament books of I Chronicles and II Chronicles which were regarded as supplementary to Kings Paralipomenon
obsolete thing, to get rid of pension off , put out to pasture
obsolete bass cornet; resembles a snake serpent
obsolete thing, to replace supersede
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