an imaginary conspiracy against the crown of Great Britain on the part of English Roman Catholics, fabricated in 1678 by Titus Oates as a means of gaining power.
a supposed conspiracy (1678) to murder Charles II of England and replace him with his Catholic brother James: in reality a fabrication by the informer Titus Oates
[pop-it] /ˈpɒp ɪt/ noun 1. . [pop-it] /ˈpɒp ɪt/ noun 1. a usually plastic bead that can be connected to or detached from others of the same kind without hooks or clasps, used to form necklaces, bracelets, etc.
/pop’J/ [PDP-10 return-from-subroutine instruction]. To return from a digression. By verb doubling, “Popj, popj” means roughly “Now let’s see, where were we?” See RTI. [Jargon File]
[pop-ler] /ˈpɒp lər/ noun 1. any of the rapidly growing, salicaceous trees of the genus Populus, usually characterized by the columnar or spirelike manner of growth of its branches. 2. the light, soft wood of any of these trees, used for pulp. 3. any of various similar trees, as the tulip tree. 4. the wood […]
noun 1. a city in SE Missouri.