an old word for “a giant,” extinct since 16c., from Old English eoten “giant, monster,” from Proto-Germanic *itunoz “giant” (cf. Old Norse iotunn, Danish jætte).
- Et tu brute
Et tu, Brute? [(et tooh brooh-tay)] A Latin sentence meaning “Even you, Brutus?” from the play Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare. Caesar utters these words as he is being stabbed to death, having recognized his friend Brutus among the assassins. Note: “Et tu, Brute?” is used to express surprise and dismay at the treachery of […]
[ey-tood, ey-tyood, ey-tood, ey-tyood; French ey-tyd] /ˈeɪ tud, ˈeɪ tyud, eɪˈtud, eɪˈtyud; French eɪˈtüd/ noun, plural études [ey-toodz, ey-tyoodz, ey-toodz, ey-tyoodz; French ey-tyd] /ˈeɪ tudz, ˈeɪ tyudz, eɪˈtudz, eɪˈtyudz; French eɪˈtüd/ (Show IPA) 1. a musical composition, usually instrumental, intended mainly for the practice of some point of technique. 2. (def 12). /ˈeɪtjuːd; French etyd/ […]
[ey-twee, et-wee] /eɪˈtwi, ˈɛt wi/ noun, plural etuis. 1. a small, often decorative case, especially one for needles, toilet articles, or the like. /ɛˈtwiː/ noun (pl) étuis 1. a small usually ornamented case for holding needles, cosmetics, or other small articles n. 1610s, from French étui, Old French estui (12c.) “case, box, container,” back-formation from […]
- Et ux.
Chiefly Law. 1. . Latin et uxor (and wife)