from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Roman Mythology The god of the underworld; Pluto.
- n. Roman Mythology The underworld.
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- proper n. Alternative name for Hades.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. The god Pluto, god of the underworld; also called Dis Pater.
Chus was the son of Ham; and though the names of the Grecian Deities are not uniformly appropriated, yet Ham is generally looked upon as Ἑλιος, the Sun; and had the title Dis, and Dios: hence the city of Amon in Egypt was rendered Diospolis.
Dis is ma main man da lord bluff me main man homie nigg ...
Dis is sum crious nymphomaniac o! haba. .shebi he thinkz he's the next king solomon ..
As Joey Bag of Donuts would probably say: "Dis is the life we choose."
If a young woman on the Island of Marken, where the people spoke Fries, wanted to brag about her infant she said, "Dis is de bijby".
If a young woman in Essex wanted to do the same thing she used the same words, pronounced in the same way, "Dis is de biby".
"Dis is Fidilini, signorina, and zat one wif ze white nose is Macaroni, and zat ovver is Cristoforo Colombo."
Dis is Sir, — [pointing to Lod.] an admirable Physician, and
The City of Dis is a teaser in that it is a preliminary version of the first act of Andriessen’s latest operatic work La Commedia, which will debut this summer at De Nederlandse Opera with Zavalloni in the role of Dante.
It’s easy to spot the self-plagiarism in Disney cartoons when you’re looking for it.
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