Also, early bird gets the worm. One who arrives first has the best chance for success, as in She’s always the first one in line and does well at these auctions—the early bird catches the worm! This proverbial saying, first recorded in English in 1605, is so familiar that it is often shortened to early bird, a term also used in the sense of “early riser”, as in You can call me at seven—I’m an early bird, as well as “early diner” (This restaurant has early-bird specials at lower prices).
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of plants characterized by leaf spotting, defoliation, and stunted growth, caused by any of several fungi, as Alternaria solani or Cercospora apii.
- Early christian
adjective 1. denoting or relating to the style of architecture that started in Italy in the 3rd century ad and spread through the Roman empire until the 5th century
- Early closing
noun (Brit) 1. 2. the day on which this happens: Thursday is early closing in Aylesbury
adjective 1. pertaining to the first style of Gothic architecture in England, ending in the latter half of the 13th century, characterized by the use of lancet arches, plate tracery, and narrow openings. noun 1. a style of architecture used in England in the 12th and 13th centuries, characterized by lancet arches, narrow openings, and […]