a manager or agent.
a collector of revenue.
Even this could not stir up compassion in the breast of the aumildar.
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an old French unit of measure for fabrics, equivalent to about 47 inches (119 cm). Historical Examples Britton, i. 189, tells us that the aune contains two cubits and two thumbs (inches). Domesday Book and Beyond Frederic William Maitland His letter to aune could not fail to be circulated through the army. Memoirs of Napoleon […]
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born 1945, Burmese opposition leader. Contemporary Examples This past week, political dissident Aung San Suu Kyi won an unprecedented seat in parliament. Burma’s First Girl Band Pushes Boundaries Heidi Mitchell April 4, 2012 When Aung San Suu Kyi comes to the U.S. in September, she will be all smiles. For Clinton and Suu Kyi, the […]
a historic region in W France, on the Atlantic coast, earlier part of Aquitaine. Historical Examples Gentlemen, we are marine officers, and you are gendarmes of Aunis, apparently. The Forty-Five Guardsmen Alexandre Dumas Let me take one hundred of the gendarmes of Aunis; I have plenty of friends there, and can choose whom I like. […]
the sister of one’s father or mother. the wife of one’s uncle. Chiefly New England and South Midland U.S. (used as a term of respectful address to an older woman who is not related to the speaker). Slang. an aging male homosexual. Contemporary Examples “It was incredibly moving seeing Natasha with her mother and aunt […]