of, by, or pertaining to an :
auctorial changes made in the manuscript margin; auctorial rights.
Last of all, auctorial pride in the young mans width of shoulder, blended with soft recollections of the time he dandled him.
Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore
The auctorial report (which, by the way, is full of common sense) envisages immense changes in the book market.
Books and Persons Arnold Bennett
of or relating to an author
any shrub of the genus Aucuba, native to Asia, having evergreen leaves, clusters of purple flowers, and brightly colored berries. Historical Examples The familiar Japanese laurel of gardens and shrubberies is aucuba japonica. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8 Various The last plant generally included in this order is aucuba japonica, though it […]
- Au gratin
cooked or baked with a topping of either browned bread crumbs and butter or grated cheese, or with both. Historical Examples Stewed oysters on toast; ditto American fashion, au gratin; fried oysters. Soyer’s Culinary Campaign Alexis Soyer Turn part of this cream into an au gratin dish (sometimes called cocotte and sometimes Welsh rabbit dish). […]
- Au jus
served in the natural juices that flow from the meat as it cooks. adjective (of meat) served in its own gravy
- Au fond
at bottom or to the bottom; thoroughly; in reality; fundamentally. Historical Examples She’s not a bad little thing, au fond, when you get to know her. Hilda Wade Grant Allen For, notwithstanding his careless manner, he was au fond a conventional soul. Who? Elizabeth Kent Society is au fond republican, and is apt to resent […]