Deranged to Dermoid
(De*ranged") a. Disordered; especially, disordered in mind; crazy; insane.
The story of a poor deranged parish lad.Lamb.
(De*range"ment) n. [Cf. F. dérangement.] The act of deranging or putting out of order,
or the state of being deranged; disarrangement; disorder; confusion; especially, mental disorder; insanity.
Syn. Disorder; confusion; embarrassment; irregularity; disturbance; insanity; lunacy; madness; delirium; mania.
(De*ran"ger) n. One who deranges.
(De*ray") n. [OF. derroi, desroi, desrei; pref. des- (L. dis-) + roi, rei, rai, order. See Array.]
Disorder; merriment. [Obs.]
(||Der"bi*o) n. (Zoöl.) A large European food fish
1. A race for three-old horses, run annually at Epsom for the Derby stakes. It was instituted by the 12th
Earl of Derby, in 1780.
Derby Day, the day of the annual race for the Derby stakes, Wednesday of the week before Whitsuntide.
2. A stiff felt hat with a dome-shaped crown.
(Der"by*shire spar") (Min.) A massive variety of fluor spar, found in Derbyshire, England,
and wrought into vases and other ornamental work.
(Der*do"ing) a. [See Dere, v. t.] Doing daring or chivalrous deeds. [Obs.] "In derdoing
(Dere) v. t. [AS. derian to hurt.] To hurt; to harm; to injure. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Dere), n. Harm. [Obs.] Robert of Brunne.
(De*reine, De*reyne") , v. t. Same as Darraign. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Der"e*lict) a. [L. derelictus, p. p. of derelinquere to forsake wholly, to abandon; de- + relinquere
to leave. See Relinquish.]
1. Given up or forsaken by the natural owner or guardian; left and abandoned; as, derelict lands.
The affections which these exposed or derelict children bear to their mothers, have no grounds of nature
or assiduity but civility and opinion.Jer. Taylor.
2. Lost; adrift; hence, wanting; careless; neglectful; unfaithful.
They easily prevailed, so as to seize upon the vacant, unoccupied, and derelict minds of his [Chatham's]
friends; and instantly they turned the vessel wholly out of the course of his policy.Burke.
A government which is either unable or unwilling to redress such wrongs is derelict to its highest duties.J. Buchanan.
(Der"e*lict), n. (Law) (a) A thing voluntary abandoned or willfully cast away by its proper owner,
especially a ship abandoned at sea. (b) A tract of land left dry by the sea, and fit for cultivation or use.