[landz-muh n] /ˈlændz mən/
noun, plural landsmen.
Also, landman. a person who lives or works on land.
an inexperienced sailor or one who has not been to sea before.
[lahnts-muh n] /ˈlɑnts mən/
noun, plural landsleit
[lahnts-lahyt] /ˈlɑnts laɪt/ (Show IPA). English, landsmen. Yiddish.
a person from the same town, geographical area, region, etc., as another; compatriot.
noun (pl) -men
a person who works or lives on land, as distinguished from a seaman
a person with no experience at sea
noun (pl) -men
a Jewish compatriot from the same area of origin as another
: I am another kvetch when it comes to wind chimes/right in tune with the city medical spirit, which is basically one of kvetch
To whine; complain; be consistently pessimistic: I know you know. I’m just kvetching/Dealing with a controversial idea of public importance, Mobil kvetched
[1960s+; fr Yiddish, literally ”squeeze, press”]
noun 1. any gastropod of the widely distributed order Stylommatophora, containing usually small, brown or mottled hermaphroditic snails: some more colorful species, introduced into North America, are agricultural pests. 2. any terrestrial snail.
[land-stahy-ner; German lahnt-shtahy-nuh r] /ˈlændˌstaɪ nər; German ˈlɑntˌʃtaɪ nər/ noun 1. Karl [kahrl;; German kahrl] /kɑrl;; German kɑrl/ (Show IPA), 1868–1943, Austrian pathologist in the U.S.: Nobel Prize 1930. /German ˈlantˌʃtaɪnər/ noun 1. Karl (karl). 1868–1943, Austrian immunologist, who discovered (1900) human blood groups and introduced the ABO classification system. He also discovered (1940) the […]
[German lahnt-shtoo rm] /German ˈlɑntˌʃtʊərm/ noun, (in certain European countries) 1. a general draft of people in time of war. 2. the force so drafted or subject to such draft, consisting of all who are capable of bearing arms and not in the army, navy, or Landwehr. /ˈlantʃtʊrm/ noun (in German-speaking countries) 1. a reserve […]
[German lahnt-tahkh] /German ˈlɑntˌtɑx/ noun, History/Historical. 1. the legislature of certain states in Germany. /ˈlɑːntˌtɑːk/ noun 1. the legislative assembly of each state in present-day Germany and Austria 2. the estates of principalities in medieval and modern Germany 3. the assembly of numerous states in 19th-century Germany