the first of the three estates: the clergy in France; the Lords Spiritual in England.
Compare (def 5).
the first of the three estates of the realm, such as the Lords Spiritual in England or the clergy in France until the revolution
- Firstest with the mostest
adverb phrase First with the most; soonest and best equipped [fr explanation said to have been given by Confederate General Nathan B Forrest of how he won a skirmish; he actually said ”Get there first with the most men”]
noun 1. a family having the highest or one of the highest social ranks in a given place. 2. (often initial capital letters) the family of the president of the U.S. or the family of the governor of a state. 3. a family descended from a colonist or early settler in a country, region, etc.: […]
- First finger
first finger n. See index finger.
- First fit
algorithm A resource allocation scheme (usually for memory). First Fit fits data into memory by scanning from the beginning of available memory to the end, until the first free space which is at least big enough to accept the data is found. This space is then allocated to the data. Any left over becomes a […]