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- “My Continental prominence is improving,” I commented dryly. ¶ Von Lindowe cut at a furze bush with his silver-mounted rattan. ¶ “Quite so,” he said as dryly, his hand at his mustache. “I may say if your intentions were known your life would not be worth a curse.”
1865, ''The Act of Suicide as Distinct from the Crime of Self-Murder: A Sermon''
1937, Tobias Matthay, ''On Colouring as Distinct from Tone-inflection: A Lecture'' (London: Oxford University Press)
1913, "Aboriginal", in ''Webster's Unabridged Dictionary'':
- First; original; indigenous; primitive; native; as, the aboriginal tribes of America.
In the (same) way or manner that; to the (same) degree that.
2001, Jason Manning, ''Mountain Honor'', Signet Book ((ISBN)):
- "But he's good as dead, and I ain't about to waste a bullet."
(n-g) or (m) to introduce a comparison.
(n-g) with the result that it is.
1868, ''Proceedings and Debates of the York Constitutional Convention Held in 1867 and 1868 in the City of Albany'', page 2853:
- ... that the Board of Regents had fallen into disrepute; that intelligent men inquired what the board was; he said that it was a quiet body, and kept out of the newspapers — and so quiet as to lead many to suppose tho board had ceased to exist.
2006, Eric Manasse, ''The Twenty-First Man'', iUniverse ((ISBN)), page 7:
- It was a talent he had developed; he could actually be so quiet as to be practically invisible. In class, he was rarely called upon to answer any questions. In the crowded hallways, he could slip in and out without offending any of the local bullies ...
2011, Herwig C. H. Hofmann, Gerard C. Rowe, Alexander H. Türk, ''Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union'', Oxford University Press ((ISBN)), page 507:
- Under most circumstances, it will be possible to draw a distinction sufficiently clear as to allow an unambiguous allocation to one or other category.
1843 (first published), (w), ''Essays''
- We wish, however, to avail ourselves of the interest, transient as it may be, which this work has excited.
2009, Matthew Friedman, Laurie B. Slone, J Friedman, ''After the War Zone'' ((ISBN)):
- If this happens, be patient and, difficult as it may be, try not to take these reactions personally.
At the time that; during the time when:
Varying through time in the same proportion that.
- I start as from some dreadful dream.
1526, (w), trans. ''Bible'', Acts 2:
- And sodenly there cam a sounde from heven as it had bene the commynge off a myghty wynde (..)
c. 1616, (w), ''King Henry VI part 2'', First Folio 1623, I.1:
- Oft haue I seene the haughty Cardinall, / More like a Souldier then a man o'th' Church, / As stout and proud as he were Lord of all (..)
(circa) William Shakespeare, ''Romeo and Juliet'':
- Now will he sit under a medlar tree,
- And wish his mistress were that kind of fruit,
- As maids call medlars, when they laugh alone.
- ‘Sissy is not a name,’ said Mr. Gradgrind. ‘Don’t call yourself Sissy. Call yourself Cecilia.’‘It’s father as calls me Sissy, sir,’ returned the young girl in a trembling voice, and with another curtsey.
2016, (w), ''Jerusalem'', Liveright 2016, page 99:
- “If I had, if I could hold me head up with the better folk, perhaps I'd think again, but I don't reckon as that's very likely now.”
1655, (w), ''The Church History of Britain''
- The king was not more forward to bestow favours on them as they free to deal affronts to others their superiors.
- A great bargain also had been the excellent Axminster carpet which covered the floor; as, again, the arm-chair in which Bunting now sat forward, staring into the dull, small fire.
In the role of.
2000, Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast, ''St. James encyclopedia of popular culture'', volume 2, page 223:
- Directed by Howard Hawks, ''Gentlemen Prefer Blondes'' starred Marilyn Monroe as Lorelei and Jane Russell as Dorothy.
''You killed him? That's metal as, girl.''
An ace. (gloss)
An 2|as (gloss).
One of the Æsir.
Contraction of the preposition (m) with the salty article (m).
one of the Æsir
(alternative spelling of)
''eive ... as'': (l) ... (l)
card with a single spot.
point scored without the opponent hitting the ball.
(inflection of) (gloss)
An (l); a Roman coin originally made of bronze and weighing a pound, but later made of copper and weighing half an ounce.
oh: (non-gloss definition)
(alternative form of) ("to the")
I, the first-person singular pronoun
the runic character (lang) ((IPAchar) or (IPAchar))
As ich des Poscht schreib...
As I write this post...
Leit as nix zu duh hen
People who have nothing to do
(senseid) (inflection of)
(RQ:mul:Rowling Harry Potter)
(m) → (m)
An ace; in a game of cards.
an ace (gloss)
an (l) (gloss).
Derogatory and offensive term describing or addressing a person whose behaviour is considered as inconsiderate towards others.
One of the Æsir, a Norse God.