1. tax shelter a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
  2. taximeter a meter in a taxi that registers the fare
  3. dexterous skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands
  4. six-shooter a pistol with a revolving cylinder
  5. shelter covering that provides protection from the weather
  6. deleterious harmful to living things
  7. genus Aletris small genus of bitter-rooted herbs of eastern North America and Asia; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
  8. belles-lettres creative writing valued for esthetic content
  9. taxidermy the art of mounting the skins of animals
  10. belles lettres creative writing valued for esthetic content
  11. bomb shelter a chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilities; used during air raids
  12. sheltered protected from danger or bad weather
  13. big-shouldered having broad shoulders
  14. dextrous skillful in physical movements, especially of the hands
  15. genus Chelydra snapping turtles
  16. balusters a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony
  17. dextrose an isomer of glucose that is found in honey and sweet fruits
  18. marsh elder any of various coarse shrubby plants of the genus Iva with small greenish flowers; common in moist areas (as coastal salt marshes) of eastern and central North America
  19. swelter be uncomfortably hot
  20. taxability liability to taxation