the open space beneath a house built upon high pillars
such a space partially enclosed and floored for use as servants’ quarters
anchor ice. Historical Examples Fragments of Earth Lore James Geikie
a pimp’s most reliable prostitute. a female pimp. the madam of a brothel.
bottom (def 4). Historical Examples Mystery Ranch Arthur Chapman The Death Shot Mayne Reid Oak Openings James Fenimore Cooper The Death Shot Mayne Reid The Death Shot Mayne Reid Hiram The Young Farmer Burbank L. Todd The Death Shot Mayne Reid Hiram The Young Farmer Burbank L. Todd The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories Owen […]
the last line of a financial statement, used for showing net profit or loss. net profit or loss. the deciding or crucial factor. the ultimate result; outcome. Contemporary Examples JP Morgan Losses, Barclays’s Bad Bet: It’s a Bad Day for Banks Alex Klein June 27, 2012 Putin Waves a White Flag on Ukraine Anna Nemtsova […]