Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small species of Egyptian lizard, Scincus officinalis; the skink.
  • n. A measure used in India, equal to 8½ pints. McElrath, Com. Dict.

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  • When Emma first spoke she said, 'Da-da,''adda' - which meant all done, and a series of other words and phrases typical of a baby learning to speak.

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  • When Emma first spoke she said, 'Da-da,' 'adda' - which meant all done, and a series of other words and phrases typical of a baby learning to speak.

    Ariane Zurcher: Autism: A Puzzle

  • The Dignity Foundation currently holds 'adda' sessions for senior citizens at three centres in

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  • A few weeks ago, I described Twitter as: a newspaper. a bulletin board. a club. an "adda". a telephone network.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Tech giant Wipro is bringing DJ Megha Kawale and Angels, a hot dance troupe from London; conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra Vice Chairman Anand Mahindra is promising home-cooked food at his KaffeeKlatsch; and the Confederation of Indian Industry is hosting an India adda, or hangout, luring tired and cold Forum participants with the promise of “spicy Indian street food” and “masala tea.”

    Year of India

  • Can't wait to see 'How to be' and 'Little Ashes' adda apparently he had never even heard of Twilight before he auditioned.

    Movie Playlist: Robert Pattinson | /Film

  • After having received what I could only afford to give, the caroler (who sang the very same short carol I heard her sing at the nearby establishment) moved her attention to my companions in the office – meaning, nu mano ti adda ijay place nga napanan na, isu met la ti rumbeng nga agited.

    When Non-Tabuk Residents Stand by your Door and say ���Christmas������

  • Upon learning that I was heading to Batac, the man said “Aguray ta agbike nak nga mapan mangkita dita Balao nu adda agsarsardeng dita nga bus mapan Laoag.”

    To sink or swim: a realization in Sison, Pangasinan

  • To the original list of seven, Arun Gandhi added an eighth blunder, rights without responsibilities and I, in honor of the 61stanniversary ofGandhi's death, adda ninth Power withoutcharity~ whichwasmuch in evidence with the Cheney/Bush administration.

    Nine Blunders Of the World

  • July 23, 2009 at 2:05 pm juuuust a bit wrapped up in somefing adda moment….

    We’re sorry, - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

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