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R Americana
R and B
R and D
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R Asiaticus
R aureum
R bulbosus
R caesius
R calendula
R canadensis
R caribou
R Catesbiana
R catharticus
R chrysops
R communis
R cristatus
R elegans
R equina
R erinacea
R factor
R floridum
R Gallica
R Groenlandicus
R hispidus
R Hydrolapathum
R interruptus
R laevis
R longirostris
R Mangle

R clavata definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Maid Maid, n. [Shortened from maiden. ?. See Maiden.] 1. An unmarried woman; usually, a young unmarried woman; esp., a girl; a virgin; a maiden. Would I had died a maid, And never seen thee, never borne thee son. --Shak. Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? Yet my people have forgotten me. --Jer. ii. 32. 2. A man who has not had sexual intercourse. [Obs.] Christ was a maid and shapen as a man. --Chaucer. 3. A female servant. Spinning amongst her maids. --Shak. Note: Maid is used either adjectively or in composition, signifying female, as in maid child, maidservant. 4. (Zo["o]l.) The female of a ray or skate, esp. of the gray skate (Raia batis), and of the thornback (R. clavata). [Prov. Eng.] Fair maid. (Zo["o]l.) See under Fair, a. Maid of honor, a female attendant of a queen or royal princess; -- usually of noble family, and having to perform only nominal or honorary duties. Old maid. See under Old.



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