a farewell sermon addressed to a graduating class in some U.S. colleges and schools.
The baccalaureate sermon, delivered by Professor Francis, was very appropriate and touching.
The American Missionary, Volume XLII. No. 7. July 1888 Various
The president preached the baccalaureate sermon from Gen. 5:24.
The American Missionary – Volume 52, No. 2, June, 1898 Various
Dr. Beard, our secretary, preached the “baccalaureate sermon.”
American Missionary, Volume 50, No. 8, August, 1896 Various
In his baccalaureate sermon the president of Yale offered the graduates some advice which at least they should find stimulating.
The Fiction Factory John Milton Edwards
a gambling game at cards played by a banker and two or more punters who bet against the banker. noun a card game in which two or more punters gamble against the banker n. card game, 1848, from French baccara (19c.), of unknown origin. Baccarat is the name of a town in France that was […]
a gambling game at cards played by a banker and two or more punters who bet against the banker. Historical Examples Jack, she knew very well, had no intention of breaking with Alington, because the latter had cheated at baccarat. Mammon and Co. E. F. Benson But as to Ronnie, bridge and baccarat and poker-patience […]
berrylike. bearing berries. Historical Examples baccate, berried, berry-like, of a pulpy nature like a berry (bacca). The Elements of Botany Asa Gray baccate -us: berry-like: applied to bladder-like ovaries from the surface of which the short ovarian tubes arise. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith adjective (botany) like a berry in form, […]
the female attendants of Bacchus. the priestesses of Bacchus. the women who took part in the Bacchanalia. Historical Examples Towards the end of his life he migrated to Macedonia, where he wrote not the least splendid of his plays, the Bacchae. Authors of Greece T. W. Lumb The Agamemnon, the Oedipus, the Bacchae are not […]