Starkly to Starwort
(Stark"ly), adv. In a stark manner; stiffly; strongly.
Its onward force too starky pentEmerson.
In figure, bone, and lineament.
(Stark"ness), n. The quality or state of being stark.
(Star"less) a. Being without stars; having no stars visible; as, a starless night. Milton.
(Star"light`) n. The light given by the stars.
Nor walk by moon,Milton.
Or glittering starlight, without thee is sweet.
(Star"light`), a. Lighted by the stars, or by the stars only; as, a starlight night.
A starlight evening and a morning fair.Dryden.
1. Resembling a star; stellated; radiated like a star; as, starlike flowers.
2. Shining; bright; illustrious. Dryden.
The having turned many to righteousness shall confer a starlike and immortal brightness.Boyle.
(Star"ling) n. [OE. sterlyng, a dim. of OE. stare, AS. stær; akin to AS. stearn, G. star, staar,
OHG. stara, Icel. starri, stari, Sw. stare, Dan. stær, L. sturnus. Cf. Stare a starling.]
1. (Zoöl.) Any passerine bird belonging to Sturnus and allied genera. The European starling (Sturnus
vulgaris) is dark brown or greenish black, with a metallic gloss, and spotted with yellowish white. It is
a sociable bird, and builds about houses, old towers, etc. Called also stare, and starred. The pied
starling of India is Sternopastor contra.
2. (Zoöl.) A California fish; the rock trout.
3. A structure of piles driven round the piers of a bridge for protection and support; called also sterling.
Rose-colored starling. (Zoöl.) See Pastor.
(Star"lit`) a. Lighted by the stars; starlight.
(Star"mon`ger) n. A fortune teller; an astrologer; used in contempt. B. Jonson.
(Starn) n. (Zoöl.) The European starling. [Prov. Eng.]
(Star"nose`) n. (Zoöl.) A curious American mole (Condylura cristata) having the nose expanded
at the end into a stellate disk; called also star- nosed mole.
(Star"ost) n. [Pol. starosta, from stary old.] A nobleman who possessed a starosty. [Poland]
(Star"os*ty) n. A castle and domain conferred on a nobleman for life. [Poland] Brande & C.
(Star"proof`) a. Impervious to the light of the stars; as, a starproof elm. [Poetic] Milton.
(Star"-read`) n. Doctrine or knowledge of the stars; star lore; astrology; astronomy. [Obs.]
Which in star-read were wont have best insight.Spenser.
(Starred) a. [From Star.]