a roundworm (genus Trichostrongylus) that is an intestinal parasite of birds and mammals, especially devastating to young livestock.
the state of being or becoming bankrupt. utter ruin, failure, depletion, or the like. Contemporary Examples The hospitalization, however, was so expensive it forced Jeannette into bankruptcy. How a Psychiatric Slip-Up Killed a Cop Mansfield Frazier November 2, 2009 After the bankruptcy of Mt. Gox, the Japanese police opened an investigation into this case. Vilified […]
- Bankruptcy order
noun (law) a court order appointing a receiver to manage the property of a debtor or bankrupt Former name receiving order
Law. a person who upon his or her own petition or that of his or her creditors is adjudged insolvent by a court and whose property is administered for and divided among his or her creditors under a bankruptcy law. any insolvent debtor; a person unable to satisfy any just claims made upon him or […]
Sir Joseph, 1734–1820, English naturalist. Nathaniel Prentiss [pren-tis] /ˈprɛn tɪs/ (Show IPA), 1816–94, U.S. army officer and politician: Speaker of the House 1856–57. a long pile or heap; mass: a bank of earth; a bank of clouds. a slope or acclivity. Physical Geography. the slope immediately bordering a stream course along which the water normally […]