Jose Arnoldo [hoh-zey ahr-nohl-doh] /hoʊˈzeɪ ɑrˈnoʊl doʊ/ (Show IPA), born 1946, president of Nicaragua 1997–2002.
a North American fish, Alosa pseudoharengus, resembling a small shad. a woman who owns or operates an alehouse. Historical Examples They went into the tavern and the alewife set her best brew before them, and presently slipped out to seek her gossips. Long Will Florence Converse There be espiers set in every lane and the […]
. Historical Examples “I’ll bet you a guinea I’ve drunk better,” said I, with the aleyard at my lips. The Yeoman Adventurer George W. Gough
Classical Mythology. an epithet of Athena referring to a sanctuary built in her honor by Aleus. an ancient city on the E border of Arcadia, near Argolis. Historical Examples We started at daylight in two canoes, with an ample supply of provisions on board, Nat and I accompanying the young chief Alea. The Cruise of […]
Law. depending on a contingent event: an aleatory contract. of or relating to accidental causes; of luck or chance; unpredictable: an aleatory element. Music. employing the element of chance in the choice of tones, rests, durations, rhythms, dynamics, etc. adjective dependent on chance (esp of a musical composition) involving elements chosen at random by the […]