[haw-se] /hɔˈsɛ/ (Show IPA), 1817–93, Spanish poet and dramatist.
José (xoˈse). 1817–93, Spanish poet and dramatist, noted for his romantic plays based on national legends, esp Don Juan Tenorio (1844)
n. 1838, “South American fox-wolf,” from Spanish zorro, masc. of zorra “fox,” from Basque azaria “fox.” The comic book hero, a variation on the Robin Hood theme set in old Spanish California, was created 1919 by U.S. writer Johnston McCulley (1883-1958). Contemporary Examples His looks were modeled after Douglas Fairbanks, the actor best known for […]
flourished c2800 b.c, Egyptian ruler of the 3rd dynasty. Historical Examples Zoser, the first king of the third dynasty, built as his tomb the so-called Step Pyramid; (see Fig. 7). Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
Saint, pope 417–418. Historical Examples Similar vicarial or legatine powers had been conferred in 418 by Zosimus upon Patroclus, bishop of Arles. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 4 Various Could he have done all this had she been the mean, base and wicked woman Zosimus makes her out to be? Zenobia William Ware […]
Also called herpes zoster. Pathology, . Greek Antiquity. a belt or girdle. Historical Examples Shingles, shing′glz, n. popular name for the disease Herpes zoster. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements) Various Then it arrived with the zoster, or mailed belt, and the mitr, or mailed kirtle. The World of Homer […]