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elementary stages of any subject (usually plural) ABC , ABC's , ABCs , alphabet , first principle , first rudiment , rudiment
(usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel) appointment , fitting
(usually used in the plural) a cord used to tie an apron at the waist apron string
sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural) argyle , argyll
(usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others authority
(plural) the most basic facts or elements bare bones
(usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant basic , staple
(usually plural) one of the springs holding up the mattress of a bed bedspring
(usually plural) close-fitting pants of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear blue jean , denim , jean
morpheme that occurs only as part of a larger construction; eg an -s at the end of plural nouns bound form , bound morpheme
(usually plural) when two dice are thrown and both come up showing six spots the result is called `boxcars' boxcars
elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural) brace , gallus , suspender
(plural) the lay members of a male religious order brethren
fencelike structure around a deck (usually plural) bulwark
(usually plural) facilities for providing food for employees or visitors cafeteria facility
instrument for measuring the distance between two points (often used in the plural) caliper , calliper
(usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise central office , headquarters , home base , home office , main office
(often plural) a means of communication or access channel , communication channel , line
(usually in the plural) leather leggings without a seat; joined by a belt; often have flared outer flaps; worn over trousers by cowboys to protect their legs chap
shears for cutting grass or shrubbery (often used in the plural) clipper
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