Definitions

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  • n. Uncle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Uncle.

Etymologies

From Middle English eem, eme, from Old English ēam ("maternal uncle"). Cognate with Scots eme ("uncle"), West Frisian omke ("uncle"), Dutch oom ("uncle"), German Ohm, Oheim ("maternal uncle"), Latin avunculus ("maternal uncle"). See uncle. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Huic (Naphthae) magna cognatio est ignium, transiliuntque protinus in eam undecunque visam.

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  • Timosthenes, had affirmed, in eam ccc. nationes dissimilibus linguis descendere; and the modest Pliny is content to add, et postea a nostris cxxx. interpretibus negotia ibi gesta, (vi.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • St. Benedict invites every person that climbs this mount to seek peace and follow it: "inquire pacem et sequere eam" [seek peace and follow it.] (Ps. 33,14-15) (Rule, Prologue, 17).

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  • While a well-crafted 3-D TV program can be a starting point in persuading consumers to buy 3-D TVs, it could take years before 3-D programs find a mainstr eam audience in living rooms.

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  • On Tuesday, an undisclosed number of Dallas Cowboys season-ticket holders filed suit against the t eam and its owner, Jerry Jones, claiming their Super Bowl seats offered a limited view of the field and weren't the top notch ones they say they were promised when they paid at least a $100,000 licensing fee for each of their Cowboys tickets.

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  • Their fears were realized Thursday afternoon, after eam doctor Wiemi Douoguih administered an arthrogram, an enhanced MRI exam in which dye is shot into the specified area.

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  • He has evoked comparisons to former Mets manager Art Howe, who would infamously talk about how his t eam " battled " in one listless loss after another.

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  • Four of the t eam ' s 11 games this season have been decided by four or fewer points, eight of them by nine or fewer points.

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  • June 20th, 2008 at 12: 39 am haud dubium erat eam sententiam altius penetrare et arcana imperii temptari

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  • "Item si aliquam itta infirmari contigerit quod ad locum consuetum communioni uenire non possit. si oporteat eam communicari: sacerdos ... corpus chrisi deferens. reuerenter precedentibus eum duabus sororibus cum cereis, et una cum aqua benedicta. et alia campanellam deferente: associantibus nihilominus aliqubus de maturioribus sororibus ad infirmariam uadat. et infirmam communicet. prout in ordinario continetur."

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