to be nearing a specified age
She’s pushing 70.
a disposition in a will. a legacy: A small bequest allowed her to live independently. Contemporary Examples The bequest to Tolson was the final word on the closeness of their relationship. Hoover’s Secret Files Ronald Kessler August 1, 2011 Muth called police to say she died from a fall, and told her family he was […]
berakhah. a blessing or benediction, usually recited according to a traditional formula.
to call (someone) a rascal.
a city in S central Albania. Contemporary Examples We met this Jewish family wandering in the streets of Berat—Isak Solomon Adixhes, his wife, Sara, and their baby daughter, Sonya. ‘Jews Are God’s People Like Us’ Norman H. Gershman February 20, 2009 He came to work for my father, a carpenter and contractor in Berat, in […]