Alder’s anomaly Al·der’s anomaly (äl’dərz)
Coarse azurophilic granulation of white blood cells, especially granulocytes.
a member of a municipal legislative body, especially of a municipal council. (in England) one of the members, chosen by the elected councilors, in a borough or county council. Early English History. a chief. (later) the chief magistrate of a county or group of counties. Northern U.S. Slang. a pot belly. Historical Examples These influences […]
the district, office, or rank of an alderman. Historical Examples He purchased the aldermanry of this ward, as by the abstract of deeds, which I have read thereof, may appear. The Survey of London John Stow Under the circumstances it was deemed best to keep the aldermanry open until Wilkes regained his liberty. London and […]
noun a village in S England, in West Berkshire unitary authority, Berkshire, SW of Reading: site of the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment and starting point of the Aldermaston marches (1958–63), organized by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Pop: 927 (2001) Historical Examples A schoolmaster named Wheeler, of aldermaston (Berks), raised it about 1770. The Book […]
one of the Channel Islands in the English Channel. 3 sq. mi. (8 sq. km). any of several breeds of cattle raised originally in the Channel Islands, as the Jersey or Guernsey. Historical Examples In the year 1814 several of the chief smuggling merchants at Alderney left that notorious island and settled at Cherbourg. King’s […]