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norman Idioms & Phrases


anglo-norman

  • noun the French (Norman) language used in medieval England
    Anglo-French.
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greg norman

  • noun Australian golfer (born in 1955)
    Norman; Greg Norman.
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gregory john norman

  • noun Australian golfer (born in 1955)
    Norman; Greg Norman.
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jessye norman

  • noun United States operatic soprano (born in 1945)
    Norman.
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norman architecture

  • noun a Romanesque style first appearing in Normandy around 950 AD and used in Britain from the Norman Conquest until the 12th century
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norman conquest

  • noun the invasion and settlement of England by the Normans following the battle of Hastings (1066)
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norman french

  • noun the medieval Norman dialect of Old French
    Norman French; Old North French.
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norman jewison

  • noun Canadian filmmaker (born in 1926)
    Jewison.
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norman mailer

  • noun United States writer (born in 1923)
    Mailer.
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norman mattoon thomas

  • noun United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)
    Thomas; Norman Mattoon Thomas.
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norman rockwell

  • noun United States illustrator whose works present a sentimental idealized view of everyday life (1894-1978)
    Rockwell.
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Norman style

  • (Arch.), a style of architecture which arose in the tenth century, characterized by great massiveness, simplicity, and strength, with the use of the semicircular arch, heavy round columns, and a great variety of ornaments, among which the zigzag and spiral or cable-formed ornaments were prominent.
Webster 1913

norman thomas

  • noun United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)
    Thomas; Norman Mattoon Thomas.
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norman-french

  • noun the medieval Norman dialect of Old French
    Norman French; Old North French.
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sir walter norman haworth

  • noun English biochemist who was a pioneer in research on carbohydrates; when he synthesized vitamin C he became the first person to synthesize a vitamin artificially (1883-1950)
    Haworth.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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