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  • n. In an embryo, an angle equal to two gons. If a mosaic forms in the embryo, the line passes between two organs with a probability, in percent, equal to the number of sturts between them.
  • n. disturbance; annoyance; care
  • n. A bargain in tribute mining by which the tributor profits.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To vex; to annoy; to startle.
  • n. Disturbance; annoyance; care.
  • n. A bargain in tribute mining by which the tributor profits.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To vex; trouble.
  • To start from fright; be afraid.
  • n. Trouble; disturbance; vexation; wrath; heat of temper.
  • n. In Eng. mining, an extraordinary profit made by a tributer by taking at a high tribute a “pitch” which happens to cut an unexpectedly large body of ore, so that his profit is correspondingly great.

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Alfred Henry Sturtevant (Wiktionary)

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