Milman, 1902–35, U.S. classical scholar and philologist.
William Edward, 1790–1855, English arctic explorer.
verb -ries, -rying, -ried
to ward off (an attack) by blocking or deflecting, as in fencing
(transitive) to evade (questions), esp adroitly
noun (pl) -ries
an act of parrying, esp (in fencing) using a stroke or circular motion of the blade
a skilful evasion, as of a question
Sir (Charles) Hubert (Hastings). 1848–1918, English composer, noted esp for his choral works
Sir William Edward. 1790–1855, English arctic explorer, who searched for the Northwest Passage (1819–25) and attempted to reach the North Pole (1827)
Sir William, 1621–70, English admiral. his son, William, 1644–1718, English Quaker: founder of Pennsylvania 1682. Pennsylvania. Contemporary Examples Exclusive: New Potential Penn State Victims Emerge Jessica Bennett November 9, 2011 Why Penn State Fans Love Fired Coach Joe Paterno, Despite Child Abuse Scandal Maureen Seaberg November 9, 2011 Raped by a Teacher: One Woman’s Tragic […]
Sir William Henry, 1838–1907, English chemist. Historical Examples A Student’s History of England, v. 1 (of 3) Samuel R. Gardiner. Vegetable Dyes Ethel M. Mairet Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (3 of 6): England (7 of 9) Raphael Holinshed Peterkin Mary Louisa Molesworth Historical Mysteries Andrew Lang Peterkin Mary Louisa Molesworth Bell’s Cathedrals: The […]
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Richard, born 1937, U.S. racing-car driver. William, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, William Petty Fitzmaurice Lansdowne. Contemporary Examples Can B-List Hollywood Stars Shine in Washington? Michelle Cottle February 5, 2014 adjective -tier, -tiest trivial; trifling; inessential: petty details of a narrow-minded, mean, or small-natured disposition or character: petty spite minor or subordinate […]
William Lyon [lahy-uh n] /ˈlaɪ ən/ (Show IPA), 1865–1943, U.S. educator and literary critic. a male given name. Contemporary Examples London Olympics’ Must-See Moments The Daily Beast Video July 31, 2012 Fred Phelps May Be Dead, But His Fundamentalist God Lives Matthew Paul Turner March 22, 2014 Fred Phelps, Friend of the Gays Jay Michaelson […]