in the manner of the ancients.
adjective, adverb (music) to be played an octave higher or lower than written 8va
- All's fair in love and war
all’s fair in love and war people in love and soldiers in wartime are not bound by the rules of fair play. note: this proverb is frequently used when two people are contending for the love of a third. any conduct is permissible in certain circ-mstances, as in of course he called her—all’s fair in […]
noun an entertainment, such as a pop concert or film screening, that lasts all day
adjective (canadian) (of a hot dog, hamburger, etc) served with all available garnishes
all-elbows jargon said of a tsr (terminate-and-stay-resident) mess-dos program, such as the n pop-up calendar and calculator utilities that circulate on bbs systems: unsociable. used to describe a program that rudely steals the resources that it needs without considering that other tsrs may also be resident. one particularly common form of rudeness is lock-up due […]