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lammas

The first day of August; -- called also Lammas day, and Lammastide.

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summer

  • noun the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    summertime.
    • they spent a lazy summer at the shore
  • noun the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
    • the golden summer of his life

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scotland

  • noun one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts

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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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neopagan

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candlemas

  • noun feast day commemorating the presentation of Christ in the temple; a quarter day in Scotland
    Candlemas Day; Feb 2.

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march_25

  • noun a festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Annunciation Day; Lady Day; Annunciation.

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sabbat

  • noun a midnight meeting of witches to practice witchcraft and sorcery; in the Middle Ages it was supposed to be a demonic orgy
    witches' Sabbath.

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supposition

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; conjecture; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.
  • noun a hypothesis that is taken for granted
    supposal; assumption.
    • any society is built upon certain assumptions

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wheat

  • noun annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
  • noun grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour
    wheat berry.

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shape

  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    configuration; contour; form; conformation.
    • he could barely make out their shapes
  • noun the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
    form.
    • geometry is the mathematical science of shape

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candlemas_day

  • noun feast day commemorating the presentation of Christ in the temple; a quarter day in Scotland
    Candlemas; Feb 2.

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samhain

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battle

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    engagement; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    struggle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition

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corner

  • noun a place off to the side of an area
    • he tripled to the rightfield corner
    • the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean
  • noun the point where two lines meet or intersect
    • the corners of a rectangle

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pettingall

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impending

  • adjective satellite close in time; about to occur
    close at hand; impendent; at hand; imminent.
    • retribution is at hand
    • some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand
    • in imminent danger
    • his impending retirement
  • verb be imminent or about to happen
    impend.
    • Changes are impending

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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gula

  • noun eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    gluttony; overeating.
  • noun the Babylonian goddess of healing and consort of Ninurta

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death

  • noun the event of dying or departure from life
    decease; expiry.
    • her death came as a terrible shock
    • upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren
  • noun the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
    • the animal died a painful death

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william

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clergyman

  • noun a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
    reverend; man of the cloth.

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northern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • Northern liberals
    • northern industry
    • northern cities
  • noun a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans

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feb_2

  • noun feast day commemorating the presentation of Christ in the temple; a quarter day in Scotland
    Candlemas; Candlemas Day.

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townspeople

  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    town; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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texture

  • noun the feel of a surface or a fabric
    • the wall had a smooth texture
  • noun the essential quality of something
    • the texture of Neapolitan life

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hay

  • noun grass mowed and cured for use as fodder
  • verb convert (plant material) into hay

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marsh

  • noun low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water
    fen; marshland; fenland.
    • thousands of acres of marshland
    • the fens of eastern England
  • noun United States painter (1898-1954)
    Reginald Marsh.

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saxon

(a) One of a nation or people who formerly dwelt in the nothern part of Germany, and who, with other Teutonic tribes, invaded and conquered England in the fifth and sixth centuries. (b) Also used in the sense of Anglo-Saxon. (c) A native or inhabitant of modern Saxony.

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farmer

  • noun a person who operates a farm
    granger; sodbuster; husbandman.
  • noun United States civil rights leader who in 1942 founded the Congress of Racial Equality (born in 1920)
    James Leonard Farmer.

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holiday

  • noun leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
    vacation.
    • we get two weeks of vacation every summer
    • we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico
  • noun a day on which work is suspended by law or custom
    • no mail is delivered on federal holidays
    • it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover

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midsummer's_day

  • noun a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    St John's Day; Midsummer Day; June 24.

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st._peter

  • noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
    Saint Peter the Apostle; Saint Peter; Simon Peter; Peter; St. Peter the Apostle.

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september_29

  • noun honoring the archangel Michael; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Michaelmas Day; Michaelmas.

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song

  • noun a short musical composition with words
    vocal.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs
  • noun a distinctive or characteristic sound
    • the song of bullets was in the air
    • the song of the wind
    • the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead

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day_book

  • noun the daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police station
    rap sheet; charge sheet; police blotter; blotter.

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cultural

  • adjective of or relating to the arts and manners that a group favors
    • cultural events
    • a person of broad cultural interests
  • adjective satellite denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    ethnical; ethnic.
    • influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
    • ethnic food

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every

  • adjective satellite (used of count nouns) each and all of the members of a group considered singly and without exception
    • every person is mortal
    • every party is welcome
    • had every hope of success
    • every chance of winning
  • adjective satellite each and all of a series of entities or intervals as specified
    • every third seat
    • every two hours

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spirit

  • noun the vital principle or animating force within living things
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; feel; tone; flavor; feeling; smell.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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bit

  • noun a small piece or quantity of something
    spot.
    • a spot of tea
    • a bit of paper
    • a bit of lint
    • I gave him a bit of my mind
  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    fleck; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye

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etymological_dictionary

  • noun a dictionary giving the historical origins of each word

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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bread

  • noun food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
    breadstuff; staff of life.
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly.

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august_1

  • noun commemorates Saint Peter's miraculous deliverance from prison; a quarter day in Scotland; a harvest festival in England
    Lammas Day; Lammas.

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several

  • adjective satellite (used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many
    • several letters came in the mail
    • several people were injured in the accident
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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magic

  • noun any art that invokes supernatural powers
    thaumaturgy.
  • noun an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
    thaumaturgy; legerdemain; conjuring trick; trick; deception; conjuration; magic trick; illusion.

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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who

  • noun a United Nations agency to coordinate international health activities and to help governments improve health services
    World Health Organization.

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feast

  • noun a ceremonial dinner party for many people
    banquet.
  • noun something experienced with great delight
    • a feast for the eyes

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fendahl

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race

  • noun any competition
    • the race for the presidency
  • noun a contest of speed
    • the race is to the swift

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miraculous

  • adjective satellite being or having the character of a miracle
    marvellous; marvelous.
  • adjective satellite peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention
    providential; heaven-sent.
    • a heaven-sent rain saved the crops
    • a providential recovery

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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popular

  • adjective regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public
    • a popular tourist attraction
    • a popular girl
    • cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular
  • adjective satellite carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large
    • the popular vote
    • popular representation
    • institutions of popular government

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tower

  • noun a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building
  • noun anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
    column; pillar.
    • the test tube held a column of white powder
    • a tower of dust rose above the horizon
    • a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite

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quarter

  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; fourth.
    • a quarter of a pound
  • noun a district of a city having some distinguishing character
    • the Latin Quarter

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successful

  • adjective having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome
    • a successful architect
    • a successful business venture

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st_martin's_day

  • noun the feast of Saint Martin; a quarter day in Scotland
    11 November; Martinmas.

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meadow

  • noun a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay
    hayfield.

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anglicisation

  • noun the act of anglicizing; making English in appearance
    Anglicization.

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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consummation

  • noun the completion of marriage by sexual intercourse
  • noun the act of bringing to completion or fruition

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hairiness

  • noun the quality of having hair
    pilosity.

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midsummer

  • noun June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point
    June 21; summer solstice.

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crop

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    harvest.
  • noun a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale

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eve

  • noun the day before
    • he always arrives on the eve of her departure
  • noun (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden

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culture

  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    civilization; civilisation.
    • early Mayan civilization
  • noun the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

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growth

  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; maturation; ontogeny; growing.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun a progression from simpler to more complex forms
    • the growth of culture

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deliverance

  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; saving; rescue.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives

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northern_hemisphere

  • noun the hemisphere that is to the north of the equator

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cathedral

  • noun any large and important church
  • noun the principal Christian church building of a bishop's diocese
    duomo.

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pentecostal

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of any of various Pentecostal religious bodies or their members
  • noun any member of a Pentecostal religious body
    Pentecostalist.

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folk

  • noun people in general (often used in the plural)
    folks; common people.
    • they're just country folk
    • folks around here drink moonshine
    • the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next
  • noun a social division of (usually preliterate) people
    tribe.

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barn

  • noun an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals
  • noun (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter
    b.

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goulet

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christ

  • noun any expected deliverer
    messiah.
  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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prison

  • noun a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
    prison house.
  • noun a prisonlike situation; a place of seeming confinement
    prison house.

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festive

  • adjective satellite offering fun and gaiety
    festal; merry; gay.
    • a festive (or festal) occasion
    • gay and exciting night life
    • a merry evening

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annunciation_day

  • noun a festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Lady Day; March 25; Annunciation.

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lammas_day

  • noun commemorates Saint Peter's miraculous deliverance from prison; a quarter day in Scotland; a harvest festival in England
    August 1; Lammas.

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welsh

  • verb cheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
    welch.
  • noun a native or resident of Wales
    Welshman; Cymry; Cambrian.

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etymology

  • noun a history of a word
  • noun the study of the sources and development of words

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shakespeare

  • noun English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
    Bard of Avon; William Shakspere; Shakspere; William Shakespeare.

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gŵyl

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christian

  • adjective following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ
  • noun a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination

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august

  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    lordly; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
  • noun the month following July and preceding September
    Aug.

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dictionary

  • noun a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
    lexicon.

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christmas_day

  • noun a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Dec 25; Christmas; Xmas.

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brawl

  • noun an uproarious party
    do; bash.
  • noun a noisy fight in a crowd
    free-for-all.

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satanic

  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    fiendish; infernal; demonic; hellish; unholy; diabolical; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces
  • adjective of or relating to Satan
    • Satanic verses

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team

  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    squad.
  • noun two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

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york

  • noun the English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485; its emblem was a white rose
    House of York.

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xmas

  • noun a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Dec 25; Christmas; Christmas Day.

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oe

a diphthong, employed in the Latin language, and thence in the English language, as the representative of the Greek diphthong oi. In many words in common use, e alone stands instead of &oe;. Classicists prefer to write the diphthong oe separate in Latin words.

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ronald

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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annual

  • noun (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
  • noun a reference book that is published regularly once every year
    yearly; yearbook.

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toot

  • noun a blast of a horn
  • noun revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party
    carouse; carousal; bender; booze-up.

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transfiguration

  • noun a striking change in appearance or character or circumstances
    metamorphosis.
    • the metamorphosis of the old house into something new and exciting
  • noun (Christianity) a church festival held in commemoration of the Transfiguration of Jesus
    Transfiguration Day; August 6.

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praise

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; kudos; extolment.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work
  • noun offering words of homage as an act of worship
    • they sang a hymn of praise to God

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undocumented

  • adjective lacking necessary documents (as for e.g. permission to live or work in a country)
    • undocumented aliens
    • undocumented tax deductions

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grain

  • noun a relatively small granular particle of a substance
    • a grain of sand
    • a grain of sugar
  • noun foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
    food grain; cereal.

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lammas

  • noun commemorates Saint Peter's miraculous deliverance from prison; a quarter day in Scotland; a harvest festival in England
    Lammas Day; August 1.

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alphonsus

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lammas_day

  • noun commemorates Saint Peter's miraculous deliverance from prison; a quarter day in Scotland; a harvest festival in England
    August 1; Lammas.

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nearby

  • adjective satellite close at hand
    • the nearby towns
    • concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus
  • adverb not far away in relative terms
    • she works nearby
    • the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars

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origin

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    root; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root
  • noun properties attributable to your ancestry
    extraction; descent.
    • he comes from good origins

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antiquary

  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    archaist; antiquarian.

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loaf

  • noun a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
    loaf of bread.
  • noun a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape
    • meat loaf
    • sugar loaf
    • a loaf of cheese

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love

  • noun a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    • his love for his work
    • children need a lot of love
  • noun any object of warm affection or devotion;
    passion.
    • the theater was her first love
    • he has a passion for cock fighting

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lughnasadh

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southern_hemisphere

  • noun the hemisphere to the south of the equator

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image

  • noun an iconic mental representation
    mental image.
    • her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate
  • noun (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
    persona.
    • a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

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year

  • noun a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
    yr; twelvemonth.
    • she is 4 years old
    • in the year 1920
  • noun a period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity
    • a school year

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pentecost

  • noun seventh Sunday after Easter; commemorates the emanation of the Holy Spirit to the Apostles; a quarter day in Scotland
    Whitsunday.
  • noun (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments
    Shavuot; Shavuoth; Feast of Weeks; Shabuoth; Shavous.

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medieval

  • adjective relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
    mediaeval.
    • Medieval scholars
    • Medieval times
  • adjective satellite as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
    gothic; mediaeval.
    • a medieval attitude toward dating

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church

  • noun one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
    Christian church.
  • noun a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    church building.
    • the church was empty

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equinox

  • noun either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length
  • noun (astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
    equinoctial point.

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june_24

  • noun a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    St John's Day; Midsummer Day; Midsummer's Day.

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sheep

  • noun woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
  • noun a timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon

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devil

  • noun an evil supernatural being
    daemon; demon; daimon; fiend.
  • noun (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
    Prince of Darkness; Lucifer; the Tempter; Beelzebub; Satan; Old Nick.

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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festival

  • noun a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration
  • noun an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
    fete.
    • a drama festival

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st.

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st_john's_day

  • noun a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Midsummer Day; June 24; Midsummer's Day.

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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tradition

  • noun an inherited pattern of thought or action
  • noun a specific practice of long standing
    custom.

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hutton

  • noun English cricketer (1916-1990)
    Sir Leonard Hutton.
  • noun Scottish geologist who described the processes that have shaped the surface of the earth (1726-1797)
    James Hutton.

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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tenant

  • noun someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else
    renter.
    • the landlord can evict a tenant who doesn't pay the rent
  • noun a holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease)

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ireland

  • noun a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
    Eire; Republic of Ireland; Irish Republic.
  • noun an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
    Hibernia; Emerald Isle.

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bounty

  • noun payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military
    premium.
  • noun the property of copious abundance
    bountifulness; amplitude.

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circuitous

  • adjective satellite marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct
    roundabout.
    • the explanation was circuitous and puzzling
    • a roundabout paragraph
    • hear in a roundabout way that her ex-husband was marrying her best friend
  • adjective satellite deviating from a straight course
    devious; roundabout.
    • a scenic but devious route
    • a long and circuitous journey by train and boat
    • a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic

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john

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav.
  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    King John; John Lackland.

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southern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • southern hospitality
    • southern cooking
    • southern plantations
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the south
    southerly.
    • a southern exposure
    • took a southerly course

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western_church

  • noun the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
    Roman Catholic; Roman Church; Roman Catholic Church; Church of Rome.

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annunciation

  • noun a festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Annunciation Day; Lady Day; March 25.
  • noun (Christianity) the announcement to the Virgin Mary by the angel Gabriel of the incarnation of Christ

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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midsummer_day

  • noun a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    St John's Day; June 24; Midsummer's Day.

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michaelmas

  • noun honoring the archangel Michael; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Michaelmas Day; September 29.

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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season

  • noun a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field
    • he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company
    • she always looked forward to the avocado season
  • noun one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
    time of year.
    • the regular sequence of the seasons

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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blessing

  • noun the formal act of approving
    approval; approving.
    • he gave the project his blessing
    • his decision merited the approval of any sensible person
  • noun a desirable state
    boon.
    • enjoy the blessings of peace
    • a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors

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flag

  • noun emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  • noun a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
    masthead.

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construction

  • noun the act of constructing something
    building.
    • during the construction we had to take a detour
    • his hobby was the building of boats
  • noun a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
    expression; grammatical construction.
    • I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner

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serial

  • noun a serialized set of programs
    series.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series
  • noun a periodical that appears at scheduled times
    series; serial publication.

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folk_etymology

  • noun a popular but erroneous etymology

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attempt

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun the act of attacking
    attack.
    • attacks on women increased last year
    • they made an attempt on his life

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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horn

  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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harvest

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    crop.
  • noun the consequence of an effort or activity
    • they gathered a harvest of examples
    • a harvest of love

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awst

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neck

  • noun the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
    cervix.
    • he admired her long graceful neck
    • the horse won by a neck
  • noun a narrow elongated projecting strip of land

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scottish

Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Scotland, their country, or their language; as, Scottish industry or economy; a Scottish chief; a Scottish dialect.

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tide

  • noun the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
  • noun something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)
    • a rising tide of popular interest

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ma

  • noun informal terms for a mother
    mummy; mommy; mammy; mum; momma; mamma; mom; mama.
  • noun a master's degree in arts and sciences
    Artium Magister; AM; Master of Arts.

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quarter_day

  • noun a Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due

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tree

  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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dec_25

  • noun a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Christmas; Christmas Day; Xmas.

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hlaf

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mabon

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goule

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similar

  • adjective marked by correspondence or resemblance
    • similar food at similar prices
    • problems similar to mine
    • they wore similar coats
  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    alike; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste

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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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pre

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ad

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    advert; advertising; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • adverb in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born
    A.D.; anno Domini.
    • in AD 200

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villein

  • noun (Middle Ages) a person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord
    serf; helot.

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century

  • noun a period of 100 years
  • noun ten 10s
    one C; 100; hundred; C.

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pole

  • noun a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Poland

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muir

  • noun United States naturalist (born in England) who advocated the creation of national parks (1838-1914)
    John Muir.

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autumn

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    fall.
    • in the fall of 1973

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britain

  • noun a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
    U.K.; Great Britain; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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lamb

  • noun young sheep
  • noun English essayist (1775-1834)
    Charles Lamb; Elia.

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sport

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    athletics.
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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throat

  • noun the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone
    pharynx.
  • noun an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep

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inspector

  • noun a high ranking police officer
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    examiner.
    • the examiner searched for clues

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christmas

  • noun period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
    Yuletide; Christmastide; Christmastime; Yule; Noel.
  • noun a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Dec 25; Christmas Day; Xmas.

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hone

  • noun a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors
  • verb sharpen with a hone
    • hone a knife

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peter

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; cock; tool; dick; putz; pecker.
  • noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
    St. Peter; Saint Peter the Apostle; Saint Peter; Simon Peter; St. Peter the Apostle.

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doctor

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doc; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching
    Doctor of the Church.
    • the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages

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liguori

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leyton

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michaelmas_day

  • noun honoring the archangel Michael; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Michaelmas; September 29.

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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anglo

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field

  • noun a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • he planted a field of wheat
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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book

  • noun a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    • I am reading a good book on economics
  • noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    volume.
    • he used a large book as a doorstop

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etymological

  • adjective based on or belonging to etymology
    • I merely drew an etymological distinction

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11_november

  • noun the feast of Saint Martin; a quarter day in Scotland
    Martinmas; St Martin's Day.

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juliet

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wheel

  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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edinburgh

  • noun the capital of Scotland; located in the Lothian Region on the south side of the Firth of Forth

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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martinmas

  • noun the feast of Saint Martin; a quarter day in Scotland
    11 November; St Martin's Day.

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otterburn

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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centre

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; center.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun a low-lying region in central France

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enjoyment

  • noun the pleasure felt when having a good time
  • noun act of receiving pleasure from something
    delectation.

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peat

  • noun partially carbonized vegetable matter saturated with water; can be used as a fuel when dried

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earlier

  • adjective satellite (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
    earliest.
    • a fashion popular in earlier times
    • his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher
    • Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera
  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    early.
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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harvest_home

  • noun the gathering of a ripened crop
    harvest; harvesting.

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meaning

  • noun the message that is intended or expressed or signified
    signification; import; significance.
    • what is the meaning of this sentence
    • the significance of a red traffic light
    • the signification of Chinese characters
    • the import of his announcement was ambiguous
  • noun the idea that is intended
    substance.
    • What is the meaning of this proverb?

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fruit

  • noun the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  • noun an amount of a product
    yield.

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charm

  • noun attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
    appeal; appealingness.
    • his smile was part of his appeal to her
  • noun a verbal formula believed to have magical force
    magical spell; magic spell; spell.
    • he whispered a spell as he moved his hands
    • inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese

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skinner

  • noun a person who prepares or deals in animal skins
  • noun United States actor (1858-1942)
    Otis Skinner.

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plenty

  • noun a full supply
    plentifulness; plentitude; plenteousness; plenitude.
    • there was plenty of food for everyone
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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leaf

  • noun the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
    foliage; leafage.
  • noun a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
    folio.

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neopaganism

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reference

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    mention.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; mention; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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temperate

  • adjective (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate
    • a temperate region
    • the temperate zones
    • temperate plants
  • adjective not extreme in behavior
    • temperate in his habits
    • a temperate response to an insult
    • temperate in his eating and drinking

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episode

  • noun a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
  • noun a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series

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brady

  • noun United States pioneer photographer famous for his portraits; was the official Union photographer for the American Civil War (1823-1896)
    Mathew B. Brady.
  • noun United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856-1917)
    James Buchanan Brady; Diamond Jim Brady; Diamond Jim.

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chronicle

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • verb record in chronological order; make a historical record

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colour

  • noun any material used for its color
    color; coloring material; colouring material.
    • she used a different color for the trim
  • noun a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
    color; people of color; people of colour.

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reform

  • noun a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses
    • justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts
  • noun a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices
    • the reforms he proposed were too radical for the politicians

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lady_day

  • noun a festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Annunciation Day; March 25; Annunciation.

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mass

  • noun the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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vincula

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whitsunday

  • noun seventh Sunday after Easter; commemorates the emanation of the Holy Spirit to the Apostles; a quarter day in Scotland
    Pentecost.

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english

Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race.

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western

  • noun a sandwich made from a western omelet
    western sandwich.
  • noun a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
    horse opera.

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