Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In coal-mining, under-clay, or the soft material which is removed in holing.
  • n. An old Scotch division of land, capable of producing 48 bolls.

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Examples

  • Guadalupe Martinez, at left with her daugh ter, Estrella, outside of their home in near Mission, acted as a community volunteer for LUPE in its efforts to aid Hidalgo's Latino residents in the colonias.

    Mis-Counted

  • He wazh the besht, the besht republican dad in the whole 1950s whooorld, whoorld, I said whoorld, when all dads were republican dads, were femin femin feminshits that thought their little daugh daught daug TERs to shoots.

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  • My dear daugh-ter, said she, we are all unanimous.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • As for mothers, many of them are for escorting their daugh-ters to public places, because they themselves like racketing.,

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • So that's this whole beautiful other thing, like hates her mother but loves his daugh -- so he does have love in him, but it's -- it's just ...

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  • She saw the shadows under Susan's him and swallowed down her own guilt, tere was something radically wrong with her daugh-and June didn't know what it could be.

    two women

  • And her daugh -- and when he got -- his -- his daughter Theo was coming north to see him, hadn't seen him since he left for Europe, and her ship disappeared off Cape Hatteras.

    A Fatal Friendship: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr

  • "My cousins," Ilya announced cheerfully, and he pointed as he raided off names: "Kayta, and her sister Marya, and the daugh - ters of my uncle Ivan, Marya and Katya ..."

    Fortress Of Frost And Fire

  • She leaned into Lila's room and frowned down at her daugh -

    Dark Dreams

  • Her wise and loving par - ents, however, had carefully nurtured and pruned their daugh - ter's strong spirit so that it had blossomed into a deep and steadfast belief in herself.

    Time of the Twins

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