[mar-sel] /marˈsɛl/ (Show IPA), 1902–67, French novelist and short-story writer.
There is an old book on archery, entitled “ayme for Finsbury Archers,” 1628.
Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles Daniel Hack Tuke
For which great losse We ayme at nothing but his rotten flesh,Nor is that cruelty.
The Fatal Dowry Philip Massinger
With fifteen hundred bow-men bold; All chosen men of might, Who knew full well in time of neede To ayme their shafts arright.
A Book of Ballads, Volume 3 Various
How then ayme we at Peter Aretine, that is so wittie, hath such varietie, and frames so manie new words?
Shakespeare’s Lost Years in London, 1586-1592 Arthur Acheson
Marcel (marsɛl). 1902–67, French writer: noted for his light and witty narratives
ʿain. Contemporary Examples The rest of his listed positions sound more anodyne than ayn Rand. The Budget-Hacking Maniac Benjamin Sarlin November 11, 2010 This quote is supposed to confirm Thatcher as an anti-social radical individualist of the ayn Rand distemper. Context for Margaret Thatcher’s ‘There is No Such Thing as Society’ Remarks David Frum April […]
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Ayn [ahyn] /aɪn/ (Show IPA), 1905–82, U.S. novelist and essayist, born in Russia. Contemporary Examples This quote is supposed to confirm Thatcher as an anti-social radical individualist of the ayn rand distemper. Context for Margaret Thatcher’s ‘There is No Such Thing as Society’ Remarks David Frum April 7, 2013 And chances are that if you […]
adverb, preposition (Scot) beyond Historical Examples Yir mother’s bearin’ her sorrow all alane in Ettrick and her laddie’ll bear it ayont the ocean. St. Cuthbert’s Robert E. Knowles “ayont the hoose there,” replied Peter, who was crouching behind a tree-stump. Hunted and Harried R.M. Ballantyne She followed the steps of the night, on its pathway […]
noun an ancient town in N India, in Uttar Pradesh state: as the birthplace of Rama it is sacred to Hindus; also a Buddhist centre Also called Ayodha, Awadh (əˈwɒd), Oudh (aʊd) Historical Examples And having reached the city of ayodhya, the king despatched Hanuman thence as envoy to Bharata. The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa […]