a variant of ancylostomiasis
- Ancien regime
the political and social system of France before the revolution of 1789. the system of government during this period. Contemporary Examples We’ve forgotten the persistence of what many dismiss as America’s ancien regime. Behind the Brooke Astor Affair Michael Gross November 16, 2008 Historical Examples She is quite indifferent to coquetry, this grande dame of […]
a town in S Quebec, in E Canada.
- Ancienne noblesse
the ancient nobility, especially of the ancien régime.
- Ancient of days
the Supreme Being; God. noun a name for God, originating in the Authorized Version of the Old Testament (Daniel 7:9) an expression applied to Jehovah three times in the vision of Daniel (7:9, 13, 22) in the sense of eternal. In contrast with all earthly kings, his days are past reckoning.