Tuesday, August 03, 2004

continent...

continent, a.
    1. self-restrained; temperate.
    2. characterized by self-restraint, especially by complete abstinence, in sexual activity (boo).
    3. opposing; restraining [obs.]
    4. continuous; connected; not interrupted; as a continent fever.

continent, n.
    1. that which contains or retains something. [rare]
    2. a large and extensive land mass; mainland, as distinguished from outlying islands.
    3. any of the six largest land masses of the earth.
    4. land in general; earth. [obs.]

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