French. a lark.
(initial capital letter) a French children’s song for group singing.
below decks. (on a square-rigged sailing ship) in the lower rigging, specifically, below the lower yards (opposed to ). ablaze; aflame. Historical Examples Also they were faine to alow such large bills of charges as were intolerable; the charges of ye patent came to above 500li. Bradford’s History of ‘Plimoth Plantation’ William Bradford But nothing […]
ablaze; aflame. Historical Examples Yet do not I alowe the diligence of some to painful, whych drawe out these thyngs by playinge at chesses or dyce. The Education of Children Desiderius Erasmus So coulde I alowe them but that my belly can 21not well affare nor a way with fastyng.Canni9. Two Dyaloges (c. 1549) Desiderius […]
a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “famous warrior.”. Contemporary Examples There are dinner scenes where the nuns, dominated by Sister Aloysius, drink their milk and eat in silence. We Miserable Catholics Frank McCourt December 18, 2008 Will Sister Aloysius ever allow herself to be caught up in the winds of change? We […]
a high mountain. American Labor Party. a mountain range in S Europe, extending from France through Switzerland and Italy into Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. Highest peak, Mont Blanc, 15,781 feet (4810 meters). Contemporary Examples When the alp was taken over by the communists, it broke away and helped form the Liberal Party. The Jewish Daily […]