from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Name of several Chinese dynasties ruling from A.D. 220 to 265 and from 386 to 556.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An old spelling of way.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of several imperial dynasties of China ruling from 220 to 265 and from 386 to 556
Sorry, no etymologies found.
WEI YANG: died 338 B.C.; premier of Ts'in; was a concubine-born prince of the vassal state of Wei, and was thus of the imperial
Imprisoned in his body for ten years, Dai Wei is forced to turn inwards and confront his past, and in doing so becomes freer and more alive than the comatose crowds that surround him.
A certain Wei Shêng had a great reputation for sincerity and reliability, which was put to proof on an occasion when he had an appointment with a lady to meet on a bridge.
The inner history of the Palace of Wei is something of a
Cao Cao and his advisors wrote a new code of laws which is sometimes known as the Wei Constitution, though it was not called that at the time.
Meanwhile, Hei manages to defeat Wei, sticking his knife in Wei’s chest.
Chin demanded in his impetuous way, as if he hadn’t heard a word Wei had just said.
The movement was suppressed after a young electrician called Wei Jingsheng put up a poster calling for a "fifth modernisation".
I'll bet, she had thought, watching him and his girl, liking her — big, dark eyes, svelte, a happy soul called Wei-wei who stayed with him like his shadow.
The Master said, Who can call Wei-sheng Kao straight?
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.