an act of legislature finding a person guilty of treason or felony without trial.
(formerly) a legislative act finding a person guilty without trial of treason or felony and declaring him attainted See also attainder (sense 1)
William, c1790–1865, U.S. frontier trader: opened Santa Fe Trail 1822. Historical Examples The Way to the West Emerson Hough
Josh, pen name of Henry Wheeler Shaw. William, 1746–1800, U.S. composer noted for his hymns. a city in S Montana. the relative position in which a performer or act is listed on handbills, posters, etc.: A star usually receives billing above the title of the play. advertising; publicity: The show was a sellout weeks ahead […]
a flat surface or board, usually outdoors, on which large advertisements or notices are posted. to place, advertise, proclaim, etc., on or as if on a billboard: The movie was billboarded as the year’s biggest hit. anchor bed. Contemporary Examples The Prozac Costs Extra Blake Gopnik April 29, 2012 Bra of the Century Rebecca Dana […]
William Joseph, Jr. 1906–97, U.S. lawyer and jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1956–90. Contemporary Examples Leslie H. Gelb on Obama’s New Security Team Leslie H. Gelb April 2, 2013 Backlash Swells Against Voter Laws Eliza Shapiro September 12, 2012 The Gem Trade’s Shady Characters Jonathan Blitzer May 12, 2009 Obama Picks John […]