(of animals) in rut.
qadi. a judge in a Muslim community, whose decisions are based on Islamic religious law. Historical Examples The Arab’s Pledge Edward L. Mitford Mystics and Saints of Islam Claud Field Told in the Coffee House Cyrus Adler Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers Various The Pacha of Many Tales Frederick Marryat Eastern Tales by Many […]
a city in the Philippines, on N Negros. a seaport in SW Spain, on a bay of the Atlantic (Gulf of Cádiz) Historical Examples The Flag of Distress Mayne Reid Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor The Grateful Indian W.H.G. Kingston Romantic Spain John Augustus O’Shea Moby Dick; […]
a victory attained at as great a loss to the victor as to the vanquished. noun another name for Pyrrhic victory n.
a white, ductile divalent metallic element resembling tin, used in plating and in making certain alloys. Symbol: Cd; atomic weight: 112.41; atomic number: 48; specific gravity: 8.6 at 20°C. Historical Examples Field’s Chromatography George Field The Automobile Storage Battery O. A. Witte Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, […]