Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Any: as, I haven't seen ary one of them.
  • A suffix of Latin origin, occurring in adjectives, as in arbitrary, contrary, primary, secondary, sumptuary, etc., and in nouns denoting either persons, as antiquary, apothecary, notary, secretary, etc., or things, as books, writings, etc., as in dictionary, glossary, breviary, diary, vocabulary, formulary, etc., or places, repositories, etc., as in apiary, granary, piscary, library, reliquary, sanctuary, etc.
  • A suffix of Latin origin, another form of -ar, occurring in adjectives, as auxiliary, capillary, exemplary, military, salutary, etc., some of which are also used as nouns, as auxiliary, capillary, military, etc.

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Examples

  • Parthian language inscription that accompanies it, the term aryān describes Iran.

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  • So, if Mrs. (Hell) ary is our parties nominee my daughter and I would not think about voting for an evil broad like that.

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  • Any boy who stays at home and cures his own stuttering by just taking care and practising and going slow -- and being dreadful nice to his grandmother -- or mothers and fathers, like Ned's and Bob's -- they can grow up to be Presidents or constables, 'ary' one.

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  • Raha halalinina ny fandikana ny herisetra eo amin'ny Oigoro sy ny Sinoa Han any Ürümqi ary raha jerena koa fa i Mongolia [...] 22 September 2009, 3: 57 am

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  • "Dede, if I tell you, flat and straight, that I'm going up to live on that ranch at Glen Ellen, that I ain't taking a cent with me, that I'm going to scratch for every bite I eat, and that I ain't going to play ary a card at the business game again, will you come along with me?"

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  • One hundred and forty hair bridles, and nothing doing with ary one of them.

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  • And in them days they wa'n't ary a steamboat or ary a trading-post, and we cusses had to live offen salmon-bellies and rabbit-tracks.

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  • But his buffoonery (ary?) is just too comical to watch as he meltsdown now between a rock and hardplace, He will lose even more of his listeners (a$$holes) than he has lost over the last 4 years.

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  • But with inflation having been above the BOE's target for 41 out of the past 50 months, and expected by many analysts to accelerate above 4% this spring, the concern is whether consumers will continue to believe the central bank when it says price rises are tempor ary.

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  • According to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, banks in China raised 695 billion yuan through stock markets in the Janu ary-August period, including AgBank's record $22.1 billion initial public offering.

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