1. abatis a line of defense consisting of a barrier of felled or live trees with branches (sharpened or with barbed wire entwined) pointed toward the enemy
  2. nepotism favoritism shown to relatives or friends by those in power
  3. Batis small genus of plants constituting the family Batidaceae: low straggling dioecious shrubs
  4. baptize administer a sacrament signifying spiritual rebirth
  5. baptise administer baptism to
  6. bootboys a youth subculture that appeared first in England in the late 1960s as a working-class reaction to the hippies; hair was cropped close to the scalp; wore work-shirts and short jeans (supported by suspenders) and heavy red boots; involved in attacks against Asians and football hooliganism
  7. tidytips California annual having flower heads with yellow rays tipped with white
  8. neap tide a less than average tide occurring at the first and third quarters of the moon
  9. spot pass a pass to a designated spot on the field
  10. unbaptized not having undergone the Christian ritual of baptism
  11. autopsy an examination and dissection of a dead body
  12. unbaptised not having undergone the Christian ritual of baptism
  13. 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
  14. tidy tips California annual having flower heads with yellow rays tipped with white
  15. sea steps ladder to be lowered over a ship's side for coming aboard
  16. unbeatable hard to defeat
  17. pinnatiped aquatic carnivorous mammal having a streamlined body specialized for swimming with limbs modified as flippers
  18. synopsis a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument
  19. nepotist a powerful person who shows favoritism to relatives or close friends
  20. steps the course along which a person has walked or is walking in