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  1. One of the mineral concretions usually about the joints, occurring chiefly in gouty persons.

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Google previewTravertine (2005)

by Allan Pentecost

Tofus is an ambiguous term which seems to have been applied to a range of soft rocks. Ovid compared it with pumice, as a material unsuitable for building and Plinius wrote; 'e reliqua multitudine lapidum tofus aedif1cis inutilis est mortatilate, ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

by Various

tofus, asoft stone.] Tuff,tuf,n. generally volcanic tuff, the name given to the comminuted rock débrisejected from a volcanic orifice. [Fr. tuf, tuffe—It. tufo, tufa—L. tofus.] Tuft,tuft,n.a green knoll: a grove, clump. [A.S toft—Ice.

Google previewChambers Pocket Dictionary (1992)

[Ital, from Lat tofus, soft stone] tuff n a rock composed of fine volcanic ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Vocabulary in English, 1375–1550 (2016)

Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations by Juhani Norri

[ CL tofus ...

Google previewA Lexicon of Alchemy (2014)

by Martin Rulandus

A yellowish Stone, light, like the gravelstone Tofus; also of ...

Google previewMineral kingdom, life, dictionary (1806)

by Carl von Linné, William Turton


Google previewLexicon Medicum (1860)

Medical Dictionary by Robert Hooper

Tofus 425. Flemen. Order III. EXTUBERANTIAE. 426.

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1845)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Botany, Chemistry, Materia Medica, Midwifery, Mineralogy, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine ... by Robert Hooper

Tofus 457. Stigma 4:25. Flemen. 458.

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. I - N by William Nicholson

Exostoses Hyperostosis Paedarthrocace Encystis Staphyloma Staphylosis Fungus Tofus Flemen ORDER III. 426. Verruca 427.

Google previewPhreno-mnemotechnic Dictionary (1844)

Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language; Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific and Technical Homophonic Words to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud

180—Advice, adviso, advise, diffuse, tofus, devise, devious, device, dove-house, edifice, out-face, out-voice, typhus, white-face, deface. 181—Devoid, defeat, deified, devoto, davit, daft, devotee, deviate, devout, divide, edified, out-vote, tophet, ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

tofus, tufa. Sp. toba: F. luf]: originally a light porous rock composed of cemented scoriae and ashes ejected from a volcano; now any porous vesicular com'' TUFACEOUs, a tit-fa'shits , ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1844)

TOPHUS, Tofus, Toplm'ceous Concre'tion. A collection of hard, calcareous matter, which forms, ...

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Scrabble value of T1O1F4U1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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