Ask-Upmark kidney Ask-Up·mark kidney (āsk’ŭp’märk)
A kidney disorder characterized by renal hypoplasia with decreased lobules and deep transverse grooving of the cortical surfaces of the organ.
with suspicion, mistrust, or disapproval: He looked askance at my offer. with a side glance; sidewise; obliquely. Historical Examples Her little Ladyship, eyeing me askance, answered, ‘I can’t come now—the dress-maker is waiting to fit on my frock.’ Discipline Mary Brunton When John Kenyon entered his office, he thought the clerk looked at him askance. […]
with suspicion, mistrust, or disapproval: He looked askance at my offer. with a side glance; sidewise; obliquely. Historical Examples She was desperately conscious of me, watching me askant with the curiously commingled fear and trustfulness of a child. McClure’s Magazine, Vol 31, No 2, June 1908 Various Captain Jackman, in these few moments of pause […]
any of the class of synthetic, nonflammable, liquid dielectrics used chiefly for insulation in transformers.
a native African police officer or soldier, especially one serving a colonial administration. Historical Examples An hour or two ago he was a fugitive, practically unarmed, with nearly a score of askari hunting him down. Samba Herbert Strang It was just at this point that they met a party of askari marching in the other […]
a native African police officer or soldier, especially one serving a colonial administration. Historical Examples The askaris kept double guard; but at dawn eleven of the porters were missing. Sacrifice Stephen French Whitman We had four askaris, one of whom was the noisiest man I have ever heard. In Africa John T. McCutcheon Both porters […]