[mahr-see] /ˈmɑr si/ (Show IPA), (“Boss Tweed”) 1823–78, U.S. politician.
a river flowing E from S Scotland along part of the NE boundary of England into the North Sea. 97 miles (156 km) long.
a male given name.
a thick woollen often knobbly cloth produced originally in Scotland
(as modifier): a tweed coat
(pl) clothes made of this cloth, esp a man’s or woman’s suit
(pl) (Austral, informal) trousers
a river in SE Scotland and NE England, flowing east and forming part of the border between Scotland and England, then crossing into England to enter the North Sea at Berwick. Length: 156 km (97 miles)
a person who employs or superintends workers; manager. a politician who controls the party organization, as in a particular district. a person who makes decisions, exercises authority, dominates, etc.: My grandfather was the boss in his family. to be master of or over; manage; direct; control. to order about, especially in an arrogant manner. to […]
cross-eyed. Historical Examples The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten Nat Goodwin’s Book Nat C. Goodwin adjective (informal) having a squint
jazz-influenced music of Brazilian origin, rhythmically related to the samba. a dance performed to this music. noun a dance similar to the samba, originating in Brazil a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance
stonework blocked out for later carving. stonework, as rusticated ashlar, having faces projecting beyond the mortar joints.