a small or secondary bract, as on a pedicel. Historical Examples The Elements of Botany Asa Gray noun a secondary bract subtending a flower within an inflorescence Also called ‘bractlet bracteole (brāk’tē-ōl’) A small bract.
a slender wire nail having either a small, deep head or a projection to one side of the head end. to fasten with brads. a male given name. Contemporary Examples 21 Best Celebrity Self-Parodies in Honor of ‘This is the End’ Marlow Stern June 10, 2013 After Sandy, the American Red Cross Collects Both Criticism […]
Ray (Douglas) 1920–2012, U.S. science-fiction writer. Contemporary Examples Inside Author Ray Bradbury’s FBI File: Was He a Communist Sympathizer? Clark Merrefield August 27, 2012 Great New Reads The Daily Beast October 30, 2010 Ray Bradbury, Dead at 91, Taught Generations of Readers How to Dream Malcolm Jones June 5, 2012 Great New Reads The Daily […]
Edward, 1695–1755, British general in America. a city in SW Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh: the site of General Braddock’s defeat by the French and Indians 1755. Contemporary Examples Mayor of Inspiration Samuel P. Jacobs October 9, 2010 Mayor of Inspiration Samuel P. Jacobs October 9, 2010 Live Chat with John Fetterman The Daily Beast October 13, […]