Undefined words in the OSPD 2nd edition

Some entries in the OSPD2, the last fully authoritative dictionary used as for Northa American competitive play, use words not defined therein.

Undefined words used in definitions

The reasons vary, and are listed:

part of a compound phrase whose words lack independent English meaning
alai jai
invalid words up to 8 letters
bonelike clublike crowlike deferens nucleic oldly shish
longer than the 8-letter maximum for OSPD2 base words, but in MW10
longer than the 8-letter maximum for OSPD2 base words, but not in MW10
byproducts dormantly electromotive lemonlike magnetomotive mouselike noncommissioned nonsurfer pouchlike ribonucleic serpentlike spearlike spongecake stalklike submachine unclearly unverified viruslike zebralike
typos
stong premediate

Definitions using undefined words

alai
bonelike
HORN HORNS HORNED HORNING v to form a horn (a hard, bonelike projection of the head)
byproducts
EFFLUVIA n/pl byproducts in the form of waste
clublike
MACE MACED MACING MACES v to attack with a clublike weapon
crowlike
JACKDAW JACKDAWS n a crowlike bird
deferens
VASOTOMY VASOTOMIES n a surgical cutting of the vas deferens
dormantly
LATENTLY adv dormantly
electromotive
jai
lemonlike
magnetomotive
GILBERT GILBERTS n a unit of magnetomotive force
mouselike
LEMMING LEMMINGS n a mouselike rodent
noncommissioned
nonsurfer
HODAD HODADS n a nonsurfer
nucleic
oldly
AGEDLY adv oldly
pouchlike
SAC SACS n a pouchlike structure in an animal or plant
premediated
MURDER MURDERS MURDERED MURDERING v to kill unlawfully with premediated malice
ribonucleic
RIBOSOME RIBOSOMES n a particle composed of protein and ribonucleic acid
serpentlike
DRAGON DRAGONS n a mythical, serpentlike monster
shish
SOUVLAKI SOUVLAKIS n a Greek shish kebab
spearlike
LANCE LANCED LANCING LANCES v to pierce with a lance (a spearlike weapon)
spongecake
GENOISE GENOISES n a rich spongecake
spoonlike
SCOOP SCOOPS SCOOPED SCOOPING v to take up with a scoop (a spoonlike utensil)
stalklike
EYESTALK EYESTALKS n a stalklike structure with an eye at its tip
stong
YEARN YEARNS YEARNED YEARNING v to have a stong or deep desire
submachine
BREN BRENS n a submachine gun
unclearly
unverified
LEGEND LEGENDS n an unverified story from earlier times
viruslike
VIROID VIROIDS n a viruslike plant pathogen
zebralike
QUAGGA QUAGGAS n an extinct zebralike mammal

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