a telephone service that allows a subscriber to identify a caller before answering by displaying the caller’s telephone number on a small screen.
Plutarco Elías [ploo-tahr-kaw e-lee-ahs] /pluˈtɑr kɔ ɛˈli ɑs/ (Show IPA), 1877–1945, Mexican general and statesman: president of Mexico 1924–28. Historical Examples A Waif of the Plains Bret Harte Romantic Spain John Augustus O’Shea The Pirates’ Who’s Who Philip Gosse The History of the Great and Mighty Kingdom of China and the Situation Thereof, Volume I […]
a combining form meaning “beautiful,” occurring in loanwords from Greek (calligraphy); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (callisthenics). Historical Examples Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy Charles Major The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen The Trapper’s Daughter Gustave Aimard The White Scalper Gustave Aimard Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy Charles Major Yolanda: Maid of […]
flourished mid-5th century b.c, Greek architect who together with Ictinus designed the Parthenon. Historical Examples Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern Edgar Saltus The History of Rome, Books 37 to the End Titus Livius The Eleusinian Mysteries and Rites Dudley Wright The Federalist Papers Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison Thais […]
to produce by means of calligraphy: The love letter was calligraphed in a delicate hand. Historical Examples The Army Mule and Other War Sketches Henry A. Castle