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DEFALCATE: to engage in embezzlement
Etymology: French négligé, from past participle of négliger to neglect, from Latin neglegere
1 : a woman's long flowing usually sheer dressing gown
2 : carelessly informal or incomplete attire
Etymology: Middle English, from Old English finc; akin to Old High German fincho finch and perhaps to Greek spiza chaffinch
Date: before 12th century
: any of numerous passerine songbirds (families Fringillidae, Estrildidae, Emberizidae, and Cardinalidae) having a short stout usually conical bill adapted for crushing seeds
Etymology: Latin, which way, as, from abl. singular feminine of qui who — more at who
: in the capacity or character of : as
Main Entry: 1 abaft
Etymology: Middle English, from a- + baft in the rear, from Old English bæftan, from be- + æftan behind — more at aft
Date: 15th century
: toward or at the stern : aft