1. Montgolfier French inventor who pioneered hot-air ballooning
  2. Montgomery the state capital of Alabama on the Mobile River
  3. magnetic force attraction for iron
  4. meat cleaver a butcher's knife having a large square blade
  5. medical officer a medical practitioner in the armed forces
  6. magnetic field the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
  7. magnetic line of force a line of force in a magnetic field
  8. Montgomery Ward United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)
  9. musical phrase a short musical passage
  10. on all fours on hands and knees
  11. genus Olfersia genus of fern having only one species
  12. centrifugal force the outward force on a body moving in a curved path around another body
  13. Medgar Wiley Evers United States civil rights worker in Mississippi
  14. King Oliver United States jazz musician who influenced the style of Louis Armstrong (1885-1938)
  15. Canticles an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later
  16. monodical having a single vocal part
  17. anticlimax a disappointing decline after a previous rise
  18. Montagu's harrier brownish European harrier
  19. peanut gallery (figurative) people whose criticisms are regarded as irrelevant or insignificant (resembling uneducated people who throw peanuts on the stage to express displeasure with a performance)
  20. doggerel verse a comic verse of irregular measure