• Van Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A close railway car for baggage. See the Note under Car, 2.
  2. (n.) A fan or other contrivance, as a sieve, for winnowing grain.
  3. (v. t.) To fan, or to cleanse by fanning; to winnow.
  4. (n.) The front of an army; the first line or leading column; also, the front line or foremost division of a fleet, either in sailing or in battle.
  5. (n.) A shovel used in cleansing ore.
  6. (n.) A light wagon, either covered or open, used by tradesmen and others fore the transportation of goods.
  7. (n.) A large covered wagon for moving furniture, etc., also for conveying wild beasts, etc., for exhibition.
  8. (v. t.) To wash or cleanse, as a small portion of ore, on a shovel.
  9. (n.) A wing with which the air is beaten.

Caravan, Vanguard,

• Vanadyl Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The hypothetical radical VO, regarded as a characterized residue of certain vanadium compounds.

• Vanglo Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Benne (Sesamum orientale); also, its seeds; -- so called in the West Indies.