alcott, louisa may
A nineteenth-century American author known for Little Women, Little Men, and other books for and about children.
a recess or small room adjacent to or opening out of a room: a dining alcove. a recess in a room for a bed, bookcases, or the like. any recessed space, as a bower in a garden. Historical Examples He sat in an alcove, by a large, polished window of the club. The Second Fiddle […]
(Ealhwine Flaccus) a.d. 735–804, English theologian and scholar: teacher and adviser of Charlemagne. Historical Examples All the subjects comprised by Alcuin in physics are arithmetic, geometry, music, and astronomy. Cassell’s History of England, Vol. I (of 9) Anonymous Charlemagne established the “School of the Palace,” and placed Alcuin at its head. History of Education Levi […]
alcs American League Championship Series Contemporary Examples Whatever the outcome of the alcs, the likelihood that they will all be together again next season is slim. The Last Days of Derek Jeter’s Yankees Allen Barra October 20, 2010
any anthozoan coelenterate of the subclass Alcyonaria, as corals and sea anemones, having the tentacles and other body parts in branches or segments of eight. belonging or pertaining to the Alcyonaria. Historical Examples More interesting than the Annelids, however, are the alcyonarian Actinozoa. Young Folks’ Library, Volume XI (of 20) Various Every alcyonarian colony is […]