the act of leaving or departing; farewell.
They had gone about six miles from the Fort when she reined in and waited for the others to come up, then made her adieux.
The Shadow of Victory Myrtle Reed
They made their adieux, and the schoolmaster, opening his door, peered out.
The Trampling of the Lilies Rafael Sabatini
If I do not see the ladies, for I believe they are out walking, will you make my excuses and my adieux?
Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever
I ‘m off to Oughter-ard, having made my adieux at Cro’ Martin.
The Martins Of Cro’ Martin, Vol. I (of II) Charles James Lever
He took his leave, moving lightly to the door, almost grotesque in his elaborate evolutions and adieux.
The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers
There were no adieux to make, for Annette declined to see him.
Despair’s Last Journey David Christie Murray
“I come to make my adieux,” he whispered, with a glance towards the door.
The Vanished Messenger E. Phillips Oppenheim
Therefore her adieux and thanks to Mr. Gwynne were somewhat abrupt.
Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
One of these interviews occurred after his final evening adieux to the Cardross family and to Hamil.
The Firing Line Robert W. Chambers
Then Murray and Helen made their adieux, and all went away together.
We Ten Lyda Farrington Kraus
sentence substitute, noun (pl) adieus, adieux (əˈdjuːz; French) (adjø)
late 14c., adewe, from French adieu, from phrase a dieu (vous) commant “I commend (you) to God,” from a “to” (see ad) + dieu “God,” from Latin deum, accusative of deus “god,” from PIE *deiwos (see Zeus). Originally said to the party left; farewell was to the party setting forth.
a river in N Italy, flowing SE to the Adriatic Sea. 220 miles (354 km) long. Historical Examples Two months more passed, and the Austrians for the third time appeared on the Adige. History of Modern Europe 1972-1878 C. A. Fyffe Happily for her, he had turned these to other roads than the Lung’ Adige. […]
adin effeminate. (1.) Ezra 8:6. (2.) Neh. 10:16. Contemporary Examples “Nobody was alive that we could ask if the clothes were burned off if they were naked before they were burned,” adin said. Afghan Victims’ Harrowing Testimony From the Robert Bales Trial Winston Ross November 10, 2012 “She was shot on her head, and the […]