Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to grandparents.
- n. In Canada, an act of suretyship or guaranty on a promissory note.
- From Latin avus, "grandfather." (Wiktionary)
“By means of them, you turned en aval, that is to say, below or west of Etretat, entered the Chambre des Demoiselles, in all probability passed under Fort Frefosse and thus arrived at the Needle.”
“From a clever Farsi date interpretation of when the EU proposal was due, "aval" or "avayel", "first of" or "beginning of" August, to the nuclear message sent by Iran while Khatami was still president, the Iranians played their hand masterfully while the Europeans seemed at a loss as to how to deal with the Iranian nuclear threat.”
“Ani bead she taasi kessef, zot haahava shelach aval ze gam parnassa.”
“Gam ani katavti al Harajuku Lovers bablog sheli, aval ein li otam beBrazil...”
“Ani kiviti shebahag haze ihie shaket aval tamid iesh alimut, haval meod.”
“My mom and aunts have gone the whole nine yards as usual and made varieties of seedai, murukku, thattai, athirasam, vella aval and some more sweets.”
“I'll be making the simple vella aval beaten rice with jaggery and coconut and Panakam for naivedyam this evening.”
“Mika, was browsing through your wonderful recipes - this puli aval brought back memories: my mom makes puli aval and vella aval at the same time, she never makes one without the other - and it has stuck - i can't think of making puli aval without its companion these days :”
“Dear Mika, Puli aval looks like a great brunch or dinner dish!”
“I am prejudiced towards Puli aval, an adaptation of poha made, Kannadiga style.”
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