a flower or small bouquet worn, usually by a man, in the buttonhole of a lapel. Historical Examples Modern Eloquence: Vol II, After-Dinner Speeches E-O Various Sixes and Sevens O. Henry The Heatherford Fortune Mrs. Georgie Sheldon Candy-Making Revolutionized Mary Elizabeth Hall The White Moll Frank L. Packard The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner […]
Boutros, born 1922, Egyptian diplomat: secretary-general of the United Nations 1992–96.
a contest or trial of strength, as of boxing. period; session; spell: a bout of illness. a turn at work or any action. a going and returning across a field, as in mowing or reaping. Contemporary Examples High Manxiety: Thirtysomething Men Are The New Neurotic Singles Hannah Seligson May 3, 2014 MTV’s Diem Brown Dies: […]
words or word endings forming a set of rhymes to be used in a given order in the writing of verses. verses using such a set of rhymes.