A cruciferous plant (Eruca sativa) sometimes eaten in
Europe as a salad.
Rocket larkspur. See below.
An artificial firework consisting of a cylindrical case of
paper or metal filled with a composition of combustible ingredients, as
niter, charcoal, and sulphur, and fastened to a guiding stick. The
rocket is projected through the air by the force arising from the
expansion of the gases liberated by combustion of the composition.
Rockets are used as projectiles for various purposes, for signals, and
also for pyrotechnic display.
A blunt lance head used in the joust.
To rise straight up; said of birds; usually in the
present participle or as an adjective.