ordinary englannista suomeksi
''A person with authority; authority, ordinance.''
A person having immediate jurisdiction in a given case of ecclesiastical law, such as the bishop within a diocese. (defdate)
*1819, (w), Letter, 15 May:
- I (..) will lay to till you come within hail (..) but pray respond by the first ordinary.
A rule, or book of rules, prescribing the order of service, especially of Mass. (defdate)
*1791, (w), ''Life of Johnson'', Oxford 2008, p. 811:
- ‘He died with pious composure and resolution. I have just seen the Ordinary that attended him.’
''Something ordinary or regular.''
A meal provided for a set price at an eating establishment. (defdate)
*1751, (w), ''The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle'', vol II, ch. 43:
- In short, Mr. Jolter could give a very good account of the stages on the road, and (..) was a connoisseur in ordinaries, from twelve to five and thirty livres (..).
*1808–10, (w), ''Memoirs of a Georgian Rake'', Folio Society 1995, p. 169:
- Here he recommended me to fix my board, there being an excellent ordinary daily at two o'clock, at which I might dine or not as I pleased.
A place where such meals are served; a public tavern, inn. (defdate)
(RQ:Burton Melanchol), II.2.4, 1847, page 315,
- We are most part too inquisitive and apt to hearken after news, which Cæsar, in his Commentaries, observes of the old Gauls, they would be inquiring of every carrier and passenger what they had heard or seen, what news abroad?(..)as at an ordinary with us, bakehouse, or barber's shop.
1712, (w), ''A Proposal for Correcting, Improving and Ascertaining the English Tongue'', ''The Works of Jonathan Swift'', Volume 2, page 288,
- Thus furnished, they come up to town, reckon all their errors for accomplishments, borrow the newest set of phrases ; and if they take a pen into their hands, all the odd words they have picked up in a coffeehouse, or a gaming ordinary, are produced as flowers of style.
1899, Bancroft, Richard Garnett, Léon Vallée, Alois Brandl (editors), ''The Universal Anthology'', page 320,
- He enjoyed a perpetual port duty of fourteen pence a ton, on vessels not owned in the province, yielding not far from five thousand dollars a year; and he exacted a tribute for licenses to hawkers and peddlers and to ordinaries.
1749, Henry Fielding, ''Tom Jones'', Folio Society 1973, p.1,
- it hath been usual with the honest and well-meaning host to provide a bill of fare which all persons may peruse at their first entrance into the house; and having thence acquainted themselves with the entertainment which they may expect, may either stay and regale with what is provided for them, or may depart to some other ordinary better accommodated to their taste.
An ordinary person or thing; something commonplace. (defdate)
- Spain had no other wars save those of the Low Countries, which were grown into an ordinary
- water-buckets, waggons, cart-wheels, plough-socks, shuttles, candlesticks, and other ordinaries
The usual course of things; normal condition or health; a standard way of behaviour or action. (defdate)
1622, (w), ''As You Like It'', Act 3, Scene 5, 1800, ''The Plays of William Shakspeare'', Volume 8, page 287,
- I ſee no more in you than in the ordinary / Of nature's ſalework.
Having regular jurisdiction; ''now only used in certain phrases''.
(ante) (w), 1741, ''The Works of the Late Honourable Joseph Addison, Eſq.'', Volume 3, page 545,
- Method is not leſs requiſite in ordinary converſation than in writing, provided a man would talk to make himſelf underſtood.
(ante) (w), "Samuel Johnson," in 1871, Lady Trevelyan (Hannah More Macaulay Trevelyan, editor), ''The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete'', Volume 7, page 325,
- An ordinary lad would have acquired little or no useful knowledge in such a way: but much that was dull to ordinary lads was interesting to Samuel.
(quote-book)|publisher= Plum|url= https://books.google.co.nz/books?id=zMaDCgAAQBAJ |isbn= 9781845698232 |passage= You could just use ordinary shop-bought kecap manis to marinade the meat, but making your own is easy, has a far more elegant fragrance and is, above all, such a great brag! Flavouring kecap manis is an intensely personal thing, so try this version now and next time cook the sauce down with crushed, split lemongrass and a shredded lime leaf.
1983 September 20, Bruce Stannard, ''Australia II Joins Our Greats'', ''The Age'', republished 2003, David Headon (editor), ''The Best Ever Australian Sports Writing: A 200 Year Collection'', pretty+ordinary%22+australia+OR+zealand+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=X9jIT73oD6GtiAe0550x&redir_esc=yv=onepage&q=%22very|pretty%20ordinary%22%20australia%20OR%20zealand%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 480,
- It was, in some ways a sad, almost pathetic sight to see this great American boat which had fought so hard throughout the cup summer, now looking very ordinary indeed.
1961, Joanna White, quoted in 2005, A. James Hammerton, Alistair Thomson, ''Ten Pound Poms: Australia′s Invisible Migrants'', pretty+ordinary%22+australia+OR+zealand+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=X9jIT73oD6GtiAe0550x&redir_esc=yv=onepage&q=%22very|pretty%20ordinary%22%20australia%20OR%20zealand%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 80,
- For myself, I loved adventure and travelling. I′d already done quite a bit of travelling in Europe and — couldn′t get enough of it and whilst my marriage, at that stage, was very happy, he was very entrenched as a Londoner, Cockney, absolutely Cockney Londoner, and I could see that our future was pretty ordinary and so my hidden agenda I suppose was to drag him out to Australia and hope that both our lifestyles would improve and there would be new opportunities.
2007, Chris Viner-Smith, ''Australia′s Forgotten Frontier: The Unsung Police Who Held Our PNG Front Line'', pretty+ordinary%22+australia+OR+zealand+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=X9jIT73oD6GtiAe0550x&redir_esc=yv=onepage&q&f=false page 28,
- Everyone started making suggestions as to what to do but they were all pretty ordinary ideas such as lighting a fire and hope someone would see the smoke and come to rescue us and so on.
2010, Mal Bryce, ''Australia's First Online Community Ipswich Queensland'', pretty+ordinary%22+australia+OR+zealand+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=X9jIT73oD6GtiAe0550x&redir_esc=yv=onepage&q&f=false page 125,
- Since the general public gained access to the Internet in 1993-4, firstly by narrowband dial-up access and since 1998 by very ordinary, so-called broadband speeds (generally less than 1 Mbps), a social and cultural revolution has been underway.