[ih-lahy-zer] /ɪˈlaɪ zər/
a person appointed by a court to perform the duties of a sheriff or coroner who is disqualified from acting in a certain case.
1. A Lisp variant originally implemented for DEC-20s by Chuck Hedrick of Rutgers. 2. A common abbreviation for Emacs Lisp. Use of this abbreviation is discouraged because “Elisp” is or was a trademark. [Still a trademark? Whose?] (1995-04-04)
[ih-lis-uh] /ɪˈlɪs ə/ noun 1. Phoenician name of . 2. a female given name, form of .
- Eli whitney
[hwit-nee, wit-] /ˈʰwɪt ni, ˈwɪt-/ noun 1. Eli, 1765–1825, U.S. manufacturer and inventor. 2. John Hay, 1904–82, U.S. diplomat and newspaper publisher. 3. Josiah Dwight, 1819–96, U.S. geologist. 4. William Dwight, 1827–94, U.S. philologist and lexicographer (brother of Josiah Dwight). 5. Mount, a mountain in E California, in the Sierra Nevada. 14,495 feet (4418 meters). […]
1. (in prescriptions) elixir.