Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as demy, 2.
- n. A prefix denoting ‘half.’ It occurs especially in technical terms taken from the French, many of them not Anglicized, especially in terms of heraldry, fortification, etc. It is also freely used as an English prefix. In heraldry the half of an animal used as a bearing is always the upper half, including the head and fore legs. Usually the creature is in an upright attitude, rampant, combatant, or the like.
- n. alternative spelling of demy.
- n. slang a fifty pence piece.
- n. A bottle of wine containing 0.375 liters of fluid, 1/2 the volume of a standard bottle; a split.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. See demy, n.
“(selena is wearing outfit 22 demi is wearing #18) demi - * laughs, parks the car and gets out* come on! selena - gets out and walks with demi* this is fun demi - * laughs* i know * they walk into the school, all eyes on them*???”
“On this occasion, too, he climbed up the stairs of the Capitol on his knees, without noticing at all either the chariot which he had dedicated to Jupiter, or the image of the inhabited world lying beneath his feet, or the inscription upon it: later on, however, he erased from that inscription the name demi-god.”
Dio's Rome, Volume 2 An Historical Narrative Originally Composed in Greek During the Reigns of Septimius Severus, Geta and Caracalla, Macrinus, Elagabalus and Alexander Severus; and Now Presented in English Form. Second Volume Extant Books 36-44 (B.C. 69-44).
“It seems that the fashion so long prevalent of ladies going out at this hour in demi-toilet is passing away, bonnets and close dresses being now in vogue; but many still hold to the old fashion, and the effect is rather pretty as they promenade under the great avenues or flash past in carriages in the gathering dusk.”
“In the first _berline_ (as they call the demi-gala blue landaus) were the Emperor and the King; in the second were the Prince of Naples and”
“But there are so many "demi" - people, and demi-clever people (who are at least as dangerous to Art as the demi-monde is to morals, according to Alexandre Dumas), who say such utter stupidities about me in the papers and elsewhere, that I really should not like to die yet, if only not to disturb their beautiful business.”
“April 14th, 2009 at 6: 39 pm miley sucks demi and selena are 1,00 time better demi is much prettier then her more with her new look she doesnt look the same but she looks so good i love it and so does selena she is too pretty to be true they are all way better then milley i love demis new song dont forget she can even sing 500000 time better than miley she has a high pitch voice that sound good and mileys is like she has a hot dog in her thoroat it sound horrible she is so not goos looking michelle meza Says:”
“Small Culverin: Also known as the demi-culverin, this weapon fires a 10 lb shot and is suitable for mounting on many ships, including on the top deck.”
“Pagans, for example, were also perfectly used to the idea of demi-gods, sons of gods.”
“Mrs. Fales-Hill, for her part, is self identified as a demi-WASP.”
“Thebes and Troy, are called demi-gods, and live by the care of”
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I have a sizable collection of fiddle- and banjo-shaped bottles. Some quite old, others not so old.
champagne/wine bottle sizes
English & Latin adjectives meaning little or small
Sur les pointes! And NEVER forget your en dehors.
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