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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of confer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. given formally or officially.
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At the breakfast table she eats jam insouciantly with her fingers, and as the crisis emerges, she is uniquely able to placate Claire's child Leo, demonstrating an intuitive wisdom and coming into her own as "Auntie Steel-breaker", the name conferred upon her by said nephew.
When he was eighteen years old he had won the title of Scholastic King of Bridge, a designation conferred by the American Contract Bridge League upon the best high school-age player in the country.
James I., while following in the footsteps of Queen Elizabeth, and refusing to acknowledge the title conferred by the Emperor, acknowledged Sir
By way of expressing his gratitude for the title conferred upon him, he sent an invitation to the king to visit him at his mine, assuring his majesty that if he would confer on him such an exalted favor, his majesty's feet should not tread upon the ground while he was in the New World.
There is a happy ending to the story in the union of the Warlord, the title conferred upon John Carter, with Dejah Thoris.
There is a happy ending to the story in the union of the Warlord, the title conferred upon John Carter, with Dejah
There is a happy ending to the storv in the union of the Warlord, the title conferred upon John Carter, with Drjah Thoris.
 This was the title conferred on Christopher Columbus by the
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 — Volume 01 of 55 1493-1529 Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and Their Peoples, Their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, as Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing the Political, Economic, Commercial and Religious Conditions of Those Islands from Their Earliest Relations with European Nations to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century
Farragut; and it must be remembered that the efforts of the devoted men were directed against a nation that had in commission at the opening of the war three hundred and fifty-three vessels, and even then bore proudly the title conferred upon her by the consent of all nations, -- "The Mistress of the Seas."
That destiny was mapped out in the title conferred on the child, "King of Rome," which was designed to recall the title "King of the Romans," used in the Holy Roman Empire.
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