attila the hun
Attila the Hun [(at-il-uh, uh-til-uh)]
A king of the Huns in the fifth century. Attila’s forces overran many parts of central and eastern Europe. His armies were known for their cruelty and wholesale destruction, and Attila himself was called the “scourge of God.”
(“Scourge of God”) a.d. 406?–453, king of the Huns who invaded Europe: defeated by the Romans and Visigoths in 451 at Châlons-sur-Marne in France. Contemporary Examples Ryan is devoted to Attila, his battle-scarred and loyal war dog. Isabel Allende’s Controversial New Thriller Jane Ciabattari February 22, 2014 He might have elicited a smile rather than […]
touching; in contact.
to dress, array, or adorn, especially for special occasions, ceremonials, etc. clothes or apparel, especially rich or splendid garments. the horns of a deer. Contemporary Examples They adopt the attire of rural hooligans, skinheads, and punks. Hoodies, Trayvon Martin, and America’s Racial Fears Robin Givhan March 28, 2012 In both his attire and his company, […]