(Sun"dog`) n. (Meteorol.) A luminous spot occasionally seen a few degrees from the sun,
supposed to be formed by the intersection of two or more halos, or in a manner similar to that of halos.
1. The setting of the sun; sunset. "When sundown skirts the moor." Tennyson.
2. A kind of broad-brimmed sun hat worn by women.
(Sun"-dried`) a. Dried by the heat of the sun. "Sun-dried brick." Sir T. Herbert.
(Sun"dries) n. pl. Many different or small things; sundry things.
(Sun"dri*ly) adv. In sundry ways; variously.
(Sun"dry) a. [OE. sundry, sondry, AS. syndrig, fr. sundor asunder. See Sunder, v. t.]
1. Several; divers; more than one or two; various. "Sundry wines." Chaucer. "Sundry weighty reasons."
With many a sound of sundry melody.Chaucer.
Sundry foes the rural realm surround.Dryden.
2. Separate; diverse. [Obs.]
Every church almost had the Bible of a sundry translation.Coleridge. All and sundry, all collectively, and each separately.
(Sun"dry*man) n.; pl. Sundrymen One who deals in sundries, or a variety of articles.
(Sun"fish`) n. (Zoöl.) (a) A very large oceanic plectognath fish (Mola mola, Mola rotunda, or
Orthagoriscus mola) having a broad body and a truncated tail. (b) Any one of numerous species of
perch-like North American fresh- water fishes of the family Centrachidæ. They have a broad, compressed
body, and strong dorsal spines. Among the common species of the Eastern United States are Lepomis
gibbosus (called also bream, pondfish, pumpkin seed, and sunny), the blue sunfish, or dollardee and
the long-eared sunfish Several of the species are called also pondfish. (c) The moonfish, or bluntnosed
shiner. (d) The opah. (e) The basking, or liver, shark. (f) Any large jellyfish.
(Sun"flow`er) n. Any plant of the genus Helianthus; so called probably from the form and
color of its flower, which is large disk with yellow rays. The commonly cultivated sunflower is Helianthus
annuus, a native of America.
(Sung) imp. & p. p. of Sing.
(Sun"glass`) n.; pl. Sunglasses A convex lens of glass for producing heat by converging the
sun's rays into a focus. "Lighting a cigar with a sunglass." Hawthorne.
(Sun"glow`) n. A rosy flush in the sky seen after sunset.
Sunk fence, a ditch with a retaining wall, used to divide lands without defacing a landscape; a ha-ha.
(Sunk) imp. & p. p. of Sink.
(Sunk"en) a. Lying on the bottom of a river or other water; sunk.