a son of Apollo, given the power of augury by his father.
The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4 Lucian of Samosata
The Geography of Strabo, Volume II (of 3) Strabo
Chaucer’s Works, Volume 3 (of 7) Geoffrey Chaucer
to shake or wave, as a weapon; flourish: Brandishing his sword, he rode into battle. a flourish or waving, as of a weapon. Contemporary Examples American Gun Law 5 David Frum December 17, 2012 Libya War’s Unsung Heroes Clive Irving August 21, 2011 The Tragic Life of Barack Obama’s Father Sally H. Jacobs July 9, […]
a town in S Connecticut. Historical Examples Papers and Proceedings of the Thirty-fourth Annual Meeting of the American Library Association Held at Ottawa, Canada June 26-July 2, 1912 Various Alonzo and Melissa Daniel Jackson, Jr. London Walter Besant The Psychology of Arithmetic Edward L. Thorndike Harper’s Round Table, September 24, 1895 Various The Fathers of […]
noun (in Britain) a tub containing bran in which small wrapped gifts are hidden, used at parties, fairs, etc Historical Examples The Sea and the Jungle H. M. Tomlinson
noun Sir Kenneth. born 1961, British actor and director, born in Northern Ireland. He founded the Renaissance Theatre Company in 1986. His films include Henry V (1989), Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994), Hamlet (1997), and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) Contemporary Examples Tom Hiddleston On His Rocker-Vampire in ‘Only Lovers Left Alive,’ ‘Thor […]