a severe thrashing administered for intimidation or revenge.
Textiles. the process by which the loose pick is made an integral part of the woven material.
In a two-hours’ beating-up the ravine he found no traces of bears.
The Graysons Edward Eggleston
supreme blessedness; exalted happiness. (often initial capital letter) any of the declarations of blessedness pronounced by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. Historical Examples Although her eyes were so glorious, and beaming with eternity, this distant sort of beatitude was not much to my liking. Lorna Doone R. D. Blackmore But it may be […]
supreme blessedness; exalted happiness. (often initial capital letter) any of the declarations of blessedness pronounced by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. Historical Examples Among the beatitudes certain differences appear, in each of which the Nephite sermon is more explicit. Jesus the Christ James Edward Talmage There was the street of a Thousand beatitudes, […]
noun a high level of interest in the rock-and-roll band, the Beatles, which came to popularity in the 1960s Usage Note music Contemporary Examples Fifty years ago this month the Daily Mirror first diagnosed ‘beatlemania’ as it was sweeping the world. What Made the Beatles So Big? Diagnosing ‘Beatlemania’ John McMillian October 30, 2013 The […]
the (used with a plural verb) British rock-‘n’-roll group (1962–70) including George Harrison, (born 1943), John (Winston) Lennon [len-uh n] /ˈlɛn ən/ (Show IPA) (1940–80), Paul (James) McCartney [muh-kahrt-nee] /məˈkɑrt ni/ (Show IPA) (born 1942), and Ringo [ring-goh] /ˈrɪŋ goʊ/ (Show IPA), Starr, (Richard Starkey) (born 1940). Contemporary Examples I recently realized that none of […]