a city in the N Netherlands, capital of Drenthe province. Pop: 62 000 (2003 est)
The travellers passed through the Fantee and assen territories.
Robert Kerr’s General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18 William Stevenson
“That would be reason enough for stopping at assen,” said Brederode.
The Chauffeur and the Chaperon C. N. Williamson
assen possesses schools (a gymnasium and burgher school), a chamber of commerce, a museum of antiquities and a court-house.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7 Various
However, my carriage was well warmed, and we arrived at assen in half an hour.
The Authoritative Life of General William Booth George Scott Railton
Then another gendarme walked with us to assen, which seemed to be a sort of police headquarters.
Three Times and Out Nellie L. McClung
. Historical Examples In this manner the good theefe pleaded and defended our cause, being a good Patron to the silly virgin, and to me poore asse. The Golden Asse Lucius Apuleius He asked euery body that he met, if they sawe an asse straye alone. Shakespeare Jest-Books; Unknown For he thoughte the saddell had […]
assbite noun A strong rebuke; reprimand: I took the assbite without looking at him
to agree or concur; subscribe to (often followed by to): to assent to a statement. to give in; yield; concede: Assenting to his demands, I did as I was told. agreement, as to a proposal; concurrence. acquiescence; compliance. Contemporary Examples Osbourne assented that Rivers had made it easier for her and “other independent, outspoken women” […]
to agree or concur; subscribe to (often followed by to): to assent to a statement. to give in; yield; concede: Assenting to his demands, I did as I was told. agreement, as to a proposal; concurrence. acquiescence; compliance. Historical Examples The above is a brief specimen of the assenter in conversation. Talkers John Bate With […]