misty; dim; dark.
(archaic) dark; dim
n. Historical Examples The Grey Lady Henry Seton Merriman The Bertrams Anthony Trollope Catholic World, Vol. XIII, April to September, 1871 Various The Secret House Edgar Wallace Lafcadio Hearn Nina H. Kennard Howards End E. M. Forster Roland Cashel Charles James Lever Wagner as I Knew Him Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger The Catholic World. Volume […]
(Gaius Caesar) a.d. 12–41, emperor of Rome 37–41. Contemporary Examples How Hollywood’s Most Realistic Sex Scenes Were Made: ‘Don’t Look Now’ to ‘Nymphomaniac’ Marlow Stern March 23, 2014 Game of Thrones’ ‘The Lion and the Rose’: Joffrey’s Demented, Shocking Royal Wedding Andrew Romano April 13, 2014 The New Fellini: Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘The Great Beauty’ Jimmy […]
calamanco. a glossy woolen fabric checkered or brocaded in the warp so that the pattern shows on one side only, much used in the 18th century. a garment made from this fabric. Historical Examples Women’s Bathing and Swimming Costume in the United States Claudia B. Kidwell Concerning Cats Helen M. Winslow Everybody’s Business is Nobody’s […]
noun Point Calimere, a cape on the SE coast of India, on the Palk Strait