Nouns denoting man-made objects

sable
a scarf (or trimming) made of sable
 
cassette tape
a cassette that contains magnetic tape
 
flyover
bridge formed by the upper level of a crossing of two highways at different levels
 
assagai
the slender spear of the Bantu-speaking people of Africa
 
elastic
a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) together
 
guesthouse
a house separate from the main house; for housing guests
 
pestle
a club-shaped hand tool for grinding and mixing substances in a mortar
 
dirt track
a racetrack that is not paved
 
tiller
a farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil (for aeration and weed control and conservation of moisture)
 
VDU
(British) British term for video display
 
Daricon
an anticholinergic drug (trade name Daricon) used in treating peptic ulcers
 
tracer
an instrument used to make tracings
 
ripping chisel
a long chisel with a slightly bent cutting end; used for heavy prying or cleaning mortises
 
labor camp
a penal institution for political prisoners who are used as forced labor
 
stretcher
a mechanical device used to make something larger (as shoes or gloves) by stretching it
 
ventilator
a device (such as a fan) that introduces fresh air or expels foul air
 
pricket
a sharp metal spike to hold a candle
 
passementerie
a decoration or adornment on a garment
 
kepi
a cap with a flat circular top and a visor
 
polo shirt
a shirt with short sleeves designed for comfort and casual wear
 
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