(South African) an informal savings pool or syndicate, usually among Black people, in which funds are contributed in rotation, allowing participants lump sums for family needs (esp funerals)
noun 1. a convertiplane that can become airborne after a short takeoff run and has forward speeds comparable to those of conventional aircraft. noun 1. a system in which an aircraft can take off and land in a short distance 2. an aircraft using this system Compare VTOL STOL short takeoff and landing
noun, plural stolae [stoh-lee] /ˈstoʊ li/ (Show IPA), stolas. 1. a long, loose tunic or robe, with or without sleeves, worn by women of ancient Rome.
verb 1. simple past tense of steal. noun 1. an ecclesiastical vestment consisting of a narrow strip of silk or other material worn over the shoulders or, by deacons, over the left shoulder only, and arranged to hang down in front to the knee or below. Compare tippet (def 2). 2. a woman’s shoulder scarf […]
verb 1. past participle of steal. verb (used with object), stole, stolen, stealing. 1. to take (the property of another or others) without permission or right, especially secretly or by force: A pickpocket stole his watch. 2. to appropriate (ideas, credit, words, etc.) without right or acknowledgment. 3. to take, get, or win insidiously, surreptitiously, […]