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  1. ration card a card certifying the bearer's right to purchase rationed goods
  2. shin guard a stiff protective garment worn by hockey players or a catcher in baseball to protect the shins
  3. marching orders an order from a superior officer for troops to depart
  4. fishing rod a rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line
  5. marching order equipage for marching
  6. ring road a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
  7. marshalling yard a railway yard in which trains are assembled and goods are loaded
  8. ring rot disease of tomatoes and potatoes and tobacco etc caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas solanacearum
  9. Richards English literary critic who collaborated with C. K. Ogden and contributed to the development of Basic English (1893-1979)
  10. matching funds funds that will be supplied in an amount matching the funds available from other sources
  11. breathing apparatus a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
  12. kitchen garden a small garden where vegetables are grown
  13. washing soda a sodium salt of carbonic acid
  14. dashing hopes an act (or failure to act) that disappoints someone
  15. perching bird a bird with feet adapted for perching
  16. racing yacht an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing
  17. fishing worm terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil
  18. Cushing's disease a glandular disorder caused by excessive ACTH resulting in greater than normal functioning of the adrenal gland; characterized by obesity
  19. fishing rig gear used in fishing
  20. washing day a day set aside for doing household laundry