any bromeliad of the tropical American genus Billbergia, having stiff leaves and flowers with showy, variously colored bracts.
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Charles, Duke of Shrewsbury, 1660–1718, British statesman: prime minister 1714. William Henry Fox, 1800–77, English pioneer in photography. a male given name. Historical Examples The Every Day Book of History and Chronology Joel Munsell The Works of John Dryden. Now first collected in eighteen volumes. Volume 15. John Dryden noun (formerly) an ancient breed of […]
the first day of the week, observed as the Sabbath by most Christian sects. of, relating to, or characteristic of Sunday. used, done, taking place, or being as indicated only on or as if on Sundays: a Sunday matinée. a month of Sundays, an indeterminately great length of time: She hadn’t taken a vacation in […]
lodging for a soldier, student, etc., as in a private home or nonmilitary public building. Military. an official order, written or verbal, directing the person to whom it is addressed to provide such lodging. a place assigned, as a bunk, berth, or the like, to a member of a ship’s crew. job; position; appointment. Archaic. […]
a carved ornamental scroll or volute terminating a stem or cutwater at its upper end in place of a figurehead.