Close-fitting main garments extending to below the waistline. Usually front buttoning and sleeveless, but may have sleeves, especially garments from the 18th century. Worn over a shirt and under a coat or jacket.
A type of detective camera which was designed to be work underneath a waistcoat with the lens, disguised as a button, protruding through a buttonhole.
Use for close-fitting main garments extending to below the waistline. Usually front buttoning and sleeveless, but may have sleeves, especially garments from the 18th century. Worn over a shirt and under a coat or jacket. For close-fitting main garments extending to the waist or just below that are sleeveless and usually collarless, use "vest (main garments)."
A generic name given to a variety of tools to be held in the hand and used for support in walking, where the stick is usually held in the stronger hand. In addition to their use for people with weakened muscles, walking sticks also have become widely used by hikers, and have a limited association with Orthadox eccleasiastical bishops.
Stick held in the hand and used for support in walking, especially as a fashionable and often ornamental accessory when taking a walk.
Clocks designed to be mounted on walls.
Flat container, which is large enough to hold money, credit cards, driver's license, or similar: sometimes with a compartment for coins.
System of bags to provide heat and warmth, often used in hospitals. Two teaspoons of water were added to a canvas refill bag which in turn was placed inside another canvas bag. The exothermic reaction that took place between the chemicals in the bag and the water kept the bed warm for 24 hours.
A container (usually brass) for live coals with a flat body and a long handle, used for warming a bed
Proof of identification and authority carried by Police Officers.
Vessels built and armed for combat purposes
Small lumps that appear on the skin. Warts are very common, and can sometimes be caused by a virus.
A bowl or vessel designed to contain water for the purpose of cleaning hands or other minor cleaning of the bodily exterior.
a liquid soap for washing plates, knives etc
Timepieces small and convenient enough to be carried about on a person.
In chemistry, a vessel containing water, in which a container holding a substance to be heated or evaporated can be immersed
use for anything, if not bucket, with wheels on railway stations to carry water in case of fire
Ancient device for measuring the passage of time that depended upon the regular flow of water into or out of graduated vessels. Also includes devices such sinking water clocks and drum water clocks that indicate the passing of time through the flow of water through a partitioned drum or the sinking a floating vessel.
Artists' paints made with pigment to be diluted with water and not oil.
Vessel that can float and is constructed for travel or transport on the water, such as a boat, ship, or raft.