any of the four houses that precede the angles: the third, sixth, ninth, and twelfth houses, which correspond, respectively, to neighborhood and relatives, work and health, philosophy and foreign travel, and secret matters and service to others.
of, relating to, or constituting a musical cadence. Historical Examples Music: An Art and a Language Walter Raymond Spalding
an elaborate flourish or showy solo passage, sometimes improvised, introduced near the end of an aria or a movement of a concerto. Historical Examples Plays, Acting and Music Arthur Symons Massimilla Doni Honore de Balzac A Bold Stroke for a Husband Hannah Cowley Violin Mastery Frederick H. Martens The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 […]
Eastern New England and British. (of the young of animals) abandoned or left by the mother and raised by humans: a cade lamb. Historical Examples Legend Land, Vol. 1 Various The Motor Routes of England Gordon Home The Motor Routes of England Gordon Home Ten Thousand Wonderful Things Edmund Fillingham King Climbing in The British […]
a student in a national service academy or private military school or on a training ship. a student in training for service as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Coast Guard. Compare midshipman (def 1). a trainee in a business or profession. a younger son or brother. the youngest son. (formerly) […]