1. octopus bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles
  2. dubious fraught with uncertainty or doubt
  3. Ictiobus buffalo fishes
  4. tidytips California annual having flower heads with yellow rays tipped with white
  5. steps the course along which a person has walked or is walking in
  6. platypus small densely furred aquatic monotreme of Australia and Tasmania having a broad bill and tail and webbed feet; only species in the family Ornithorhynchidae
  7. stops a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
  8. tidy tips California annual having flower heads with yellow rays tipped with white
  9. codpiece a flap for the crotch of men's tight-fitting breeches
  10. gripes acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
  11. eclipse the phenomenon when one celestial body obscures another
  12. taps (military) signal to turn the lights out
  13. rocket base a military base for rocket missiles
  14. Gipsy a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)
  15. tops of the highest quality
  16. gipsy a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment
  17. autopsy an examination and dissection of a dead body
  18. gatepost either of two posts that bound a gate
  19. King Oedipus (Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles
  20. Gyps a genus of Accipitridae