six feet under
Dead and buried, as in No, you can’t read my diary—not until I’m six feet under. Although this expression alludes to what has long been the traditional depth of a grave, that is, approximately the same as the length of the coffin, it dates only from the mid-1900s.
noun 1. a cardinal number, five plus one. 2. a symbol for this number, as 6 or VI. 3. a set of this many persons or things. 4. a playing card, die face, or half of a domino face with six pips. 5. Cricket. a hit in which the ball crosses the boundary line of […]
- Six-eight time
noun 1. (music) a form of compound duple time in which there are six quaver beats to the bar, indicated by the time signature time68 Often shortened to six-eight
- Six-Day War
noun 1. a war fought in June, 1967, between Israel and the neighboring states of Egypt, Jordan, and Syria, in which Israel captured large tracts of Arab territory. Six-Day War definition A war fought in 1967 by Israel on one side and Egypt, Syria, and Jordan on the other. Israel, victorious, took over the Golan […]
abbreviation (in the US) 1. Supreme Judicial Court SJC San Jose [CA] International Airport