socks that reach above the ankle and are sometimes folded down to the ankle.
indicating or associated with the wearing of bobbysocks; adolescent:
strictly a bobbysocks crowd; the bobbysocks generation.
a rope, chain, or rod from the outer end of the bowsprit to the cutwater. Historical Examples By Sheer Pluck G. A. Henty Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman On Yachts and Yacht Handling Thomas Fleming Day A Son Of The Sun Jack London The Romance of Polar Exploration G. Firth Scott On Yachts and […]
George, 1781–1848, English inventor and engineer. his son, Robert, 1803–59, English engineer. Contemporary Examples U.K. Loses Faith in Police William Underhill July 17, 2011 U.K. Loses Faith in Police William Underhill July 17, 2011 Why eBay Is an Art Forger’s Paradise Lizzie Crocker August 18, 2014 Why eBay Is an Art Forger’s Paradise Lizzie Crocker […]
Adlai Ewing [ad-ley yoo-ing] /ˈæd leɪ ˈyu ɪŋ/ (Show IPA), 1835–1914, vice president of the U.S. 1893–97. his grandson, Adlai E(wing) 1900–65, U.S. statesman and diplomat: ambassador to the U.N. 1960–65. Andrew, 1784–1857, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1827–34. Robert Louis (Robert Lewis Balfour) 1850–94, Scottish novelist, essayist, and poet. Contemporary Examples Ex-Prisoners Say […]
Rex (Todhunter) [tod-huhn-ter] /ˈtɒdˌhʌn tər/ (Show IPA), 1886–1975, U.S. detective novelist. Robert, 1844–1930, New Zealand jurist and statesman: prime minister 1884–87. adjective solidly built or corpulent (prenominal) resolute or valiant: stout fellow strong, substantial, and robust a stout heart, courage; resolution noun strong porter highly flavoured with malt noun Sir Robert. 1844–1930, New Zealand statesman, […]