an edible pale-bluish mushroom, Tricholoma personatum.
(functioning as sing) an edible saprotroph agaricaceous fungus, Tricholoma saevum, having a pale brown cap and bluish stalk
a city in N Algeria. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1 Various In the Land of Mosques & Minarets Francis Miltoun In the Land of Mosques & Minarets Francis Miltoun noun a city in N Algeria, on the edge of the Mitidja Plain. Pop: 269 000 (2005 est)
William, 1754–1817, British naval officer: captain of H.M.S. Bounty, the crew of which mutinied 1789. Contemporary Examples How Public Enemies Kills Its Gangsters Stanley Crouch July 4, 2009 Historical Examples Cornish Worthies, Volume 1 (of 2) Walter H. Tregellas Hurricane Hurry W.H.G. Kingston Hurricane Hurry W.H.G. Kingston The Lonely Island R.M. Ballantyne Zoological Illustrations, or […]
a contemptible, worthless person, especially a man; scoundrel or rascal. a chap; bloke. Historical Examples Anecdotes of the Great War Carleton Britton Case The Foundations (Fourth Series Plays) John Galsworthy Where the Pavement Ends John Russell The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse Mud and Khaki Vernon Bartlett The Girl on the Boat Pelham […]
(often initial capital letter) England as one’s native land; England as home: We’re sailing for old Blighty tomorrow. a wound or furlough permitting a soldier to be sent back to England from the front. military leave. Contemporary Examples ‘T-Rex’ Will Never Be Extinct Simon Doonan August 12, 2010 Queen Beatrix May Have Abdicated, But Queen […]