Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A false form of -ein, -en, in for-eign and sover-eign (which see).

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Examples

  • _ -- What is the meaning of the word "eign" in Presteign, also the name of a street and a brook?

    Notes and Queries, Number 79, May 3, 1851 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc

  • At Top End of Range Global Logistic Properties, a real-estate unit of sover eign-wealth fund Government of Singapore Investment Corp., has priced its initial public offering at the top end of its indicative range in a listing that could raise up to 3.9 billion Singapore dollars ($2.98 billion), people familiar with the situation said.

    Financial Briefing Book: Oct. 9-10

  • "The key driver [behind the soft auction] appears to be weaker demand from for eign central banks and investors," said

    Soft Auction Damps Treasury Gains

  • He drew a sover - eign from his pocket and threw it down upon the slab, turning away with the air of a man whose disgust is too deep for words.

    Sole Music

  • They will look for signs that the administration made for-eign-policy -- and foreign-trade -- decisions based on who gave how much cash.

    Collision Course

  • For the moment, Duhalde is gambling that the big for - eign banks will stay, if only to protect their reputations.

    That Sinking Feeling

  • HOTTEST FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIESMiddlebury College, Middlebury, Vt. The hilly campus of wide meadows, beside a central Vermont village, has developed one of the strongest national reputations in teaching for-eign languages.

    AMERICA'S HOT COLLEGES

  • The shape of the ellipse is defined by the eign vectors and eign values of the covariance matrix.

    More on MBH98 Figure 7 « Climate Audit

  • Higher economic growth would attract more for - eign investment; therefore inflation targeting, which placed higher priority on low inflation over higher growth, would not be conducive to foreign investment.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A cohesive, regional approach to frequency management is essential if the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is to realize its potential as a telecommunications player on the world stage and attract the kind of for - eign investment required to make this a reality, says Cuthbert Lekaukau, chairman of the Telecommunications

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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