George, 1796–1872, U.S. painter.
noun a long double-edged surgical knife for amputations (rare) catgut or a string made from it an archaic word for kitten Historical Examples
a short, light nap or doze. to doze or sleep lightly. Historical Examples noun a short sleep or doze verb -naps, -napping, -napped (intransitive) to sleep or doze for a short time or intermittently n. also cat-nap, cat’s nap, by 1823, from cat (n.) + nap (n.). A nap such as a cat takes. As […]
Marcus Porcius [pawr-shee-uh s,, -shuh s] /ˈpɔr ʃi əs,, -ʃəs/ (Show IPA), (“the Elder”or”the Censor”) 234–149 b.c, Roman statesman, soldier, and writer. his great-grandson, Marcus Porcius (“the Younger”) 95–46 b.c, Roman statesman, soldier, and Stoic philosopher. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples noun Marcus Porcius (ˈmɑːkəsˈpɔːʃɪəs), known as Cato the Elder or the Censor. 234–149 bc, Roman […]