the ancient traditional unisonal plainchant of the Christian Church, having its form set and its use prescribed by ecclesiastical tradition.
Music. a fixed melody to which other voices are added, typically in polyphonic treatment.
a term used to refer to a Canadian, especially a French Canadian. Historical Examples A Summer’s Outing Carter H. Harrison The Landlord at Lion’s Head, Complete William Dean Howells They of the High Trails Hamlin Garland A Summer’s Outing Carter H. Harrison A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F. Rutherford G. Montgomery The Landlord at Lion’s […]
cannula. a metal tube for insertion into the body to draw off fluid or to introduce medication. Historical Examples A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various Elementary Zoology, Second Edition Vernon L. Kellogg Zoonomia, Vol. II Erasmus Darwin History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present Peter Charles Remondino A […]
cannular. shaped like a cannula; tubular.
a.d. 994?–1035, Danish king of England 1017–35; of Denmark 1018–35; and of Norway 1028–35. Contemporary Examples A New Obama Paul Begala January 21, 2013 Historical Examples The Ward of King Canute Ottilie A. Liljencrantz The Forbidden Trail Honor Willsie The Ward of King Canute Ottilie A. Liljencrantz True Stories of Wonderful Deeds Anonymous Alfgar the […]