Sir William, 1723–80, English jurist and writer on law.
a river in S Massachusetts, flowing SE across NE Rhode Island to Pawtucket. About 40 miles (64 km) long.
Sir William. 1723–80, English jurist noted particularly for his Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765–69), which had a profound influence on jurisprudence in the US
noun, Informal. 1. sister. 1. a suffix appearing in loanwords from Greek, where it was used to form from verbs abstract nouns of action, process, state, condition, etc.: thesis; aphesis. noun 1. (informal) short for sister interjection 1. (South African, informal) an exclamation of disgust abbreviation 1. Also called MI6. (in Britain) Secret Intelligence Service […]
noun 1. Also called sisal hemp. a fiber yielded by an agave, Agave sisalana, of Yucatán, used for making rope, rugs, etc. 2. the plant itself. noun 1. a Mexican agave plant, Agave sisalana, cultivated for its large fleshy leaves, which yield a stiff fibre used for making rope 2. the fibre of this plant […]
noun 1. a variety of lake trout, Salvelinus namaycush siscowet, inhabiting the deeper waters of Lake Superior.
noun 1. the commander of the Canaanite army of King Jabin: killed by Jael. Judges 4:17–22. noun 1. a defeated leader of the Canaanites, who was assassinated by Jael (Judges 4:17–21) (Egypt. Ses-Ra, “servant of Ra”). (1.) The captain of Jabin’s army (Judg. 4:2), which was routed and destroyed by the army of Barak on […]