zuph, land of
(1 Sam. 9:5, 6), a district in which lay Samuel’s city, Ramah. It was probably so named after Elkanah’s son, Zuph (1 Chr. 6:26, marg.).
a soup or chowder. Historical Examples I had just said: “I will not eat any soup to-day, unless it should happen to be zuppa d’herba.” Recollections Of My Childhood And Youth George Brandes We are going to have ‘zuppa di pesce,’ gamberi and veal cutlets. A Spirit in Prison Robert Hichens
- Zuppa inglese
tiered layers of sponge cake sprinkled with rum or liqueur, then spread with custard or other cream filling. noun a cold Italian dessert similar to a trifle, a sponge cake layered with whipped cream or custard Word Origin Italian ‘English soup’
zur rock. (1.) One of the five Midianite kings whom the Israelites defeated and put to death (Num. 31:8). (2.) A Benjamite (1 Chr. 8:30). Historical Examples Well, zur, I doant know much about the shampoodling, but our ostler’s used to clipping horses. Mr. Punch’s Country Life Various You’re not fra Wales or the border […]
Francisco de [frahn-thees-kaw th e,, -sees-] /frɑnˈθis kɔ ðɛ,, -ˈsis-/ (Show IPA), 1598–1663? Spanish painter. Contemporary Examples Riotous Baroque: From Cattelan to zurbaran, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain, June 18–October 6. Best of Art for June William O’Connor June 5, 2013 Historical Examples He was a great favorite with Philip, who once called zurbaran “the painter […]