a town in N Texas.
to murder, as by suffocation, so as to leave no or few marks of violence. to suppress or get rid of by some indirect maneuver. Historical Examples Our Stage and Its Critics “E.F.S.” of “The Westminster Gazette” Tracks of a Rolling Stone Henry J. Coke History of the Commune of 1871 P. Lissagary Number Seventeen […]
to murder, as by suffocation, so as to leave no or few marks of violence. to suppress or get rid of by some indirect maneuver. Historical Examples The Fiend’s Delight Dod Grile The History of Burke and Hare George Mac Gregor verb (transitive) to murder in such a way as to leave no marks on […]
a loose garment covering the entire body and having a veiled opening for the eyes, worn by Muslim women. Historical Examples Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin noun a variant spelling of burqa noun noun Word Origin n.
a republic in W Africa: formerly part of French West Africa. 106,111 sq. mi. (274,827 sq. km). Capital: Ouagadougou. noun an inland republic in W Africa: dominated by Mossi kingdoms (10th–19th centuries); French protectorate established in 1896; became an independent republic in 1960; consists mainly of a flat savanna plateau. Official language: French; Mossi and […]