John Howard, 1791–1852, U.S. actor and dramatist.
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Payne operation (pān) n. A jejunoileal bypass for treating morbid obesity.
[pey-nim] /ˈpeɪ nɪm/ noun, Archaic. 1. a pagan or heathen. 2. a Muslim. 3. pagandom; heathendom. /ˈpeɪnɪm/ noun (archaic) 1. a heathen or pagan 2. a Muslim n. mid-13c., “heathen lands,” from Old French paienime, paienisme “heathen, pagan; Saracen lands or culture or faith,” from Late Latin paganismus “heathendom” (Augustine), from paganus “heathen” (see pagan); […]
[pey-awf, -of] /ˈpeɪˌɔf, -ˌɒf/ noun 1. the payment of a salary, debt, wager, etc. 2. the time at which such payment is made. 3. the consequence, outcome, or final sequence in a series of events, actions, or circumstances: The payoff was when they fired him. 4. Informal. the climax of something, especially a story or […]
noun 1. the ratio between dividends paid out and earnings per share of common stock within a time period.