Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The iris of the eye.
  • n. A plant of the natural order IrideƦ.

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Examples

  • I sought her eye, desirous to read there the intelligence which I could not discern in her face or hear in her conversation; it was merry, rather small; by turns I saw vivacity, vanity, coquetry, look out through its irid, but I watched in vain for a glimpse of soul.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • He felt, what possibly the primitive and pure of heart feel most keenly ... the presence of the Great Unknown, He who is the fountain source of love, and whose hands on the sable parchment of the northern skies perchance write, in irid traceries of fire, mystic messages of hope which none, of all humanity, during all the centuries, has ever learned entirely to understand.

    The Eternal Maiden

  • Certain turns of phrase, peculiar to him of old, were peculiar to him still; and so was many a trick of eye and lip, many a smile, many a sudden ray levelled from the irid, under his well-charactered brow.

    Villette

  • Jigifieri llum kull min irid jista 'jabad u jiftah skola tal-football minghajr permessi mill-MFA?

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  • Tal-Bird life ma jivvutawx ghax ghad haw hafna kacca illegali; jien u hafna bhali ma nivvutawx ghax m'ghandniex ambulanza ghall-annimali; tal-ambjent ma jivvutawx ghax tiela 'hafna bini, min irid jibni ma jivvutax ghax mhux se jhalluh jibni; il-konsumatur ma jivvutax ghax pastarda lira; il-bidwi ma jivvutax ghax qed jahdem ghal xejn I D D A H Q U N I E X!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • At least there is someone gentleman enough to resign after a hefty defeat, not like someone else, losing election after election and still remained there Biex partit gdid jaghmel hoss f'din il-gzira irid bilfors ikollu l-gazzetta tieghu u Tv tieghu.

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  • Arab./irid; videtur idem efle cura SuSnfium Kofar, jlS quod nomen non cuique Sucnfium, longe minus pifcatoribus Djidda notum.

    Descriptiones animalium, avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium;

  • Dn a,: celebrated only for having ** never been out Ahe ili; irid/'

    The Monthly Review

  • a smile, many a sudden ray levelled from the irid, under his well-charactered brow.

    Villette

  • We know what happens in Europe when someone tries ridicule the muslim religion. nixtieq niccara xi affarijiet, fuq il gazzetti qed jidru ritratti ta nies b genitali kbar u artikli tahthom, biex ma ngerfxux!!! ma konniex libsin ta gesu!!! ta cave man u min ma kienx emm ma jiktibx pls ghax qed tgerfxu!! dak kin xi hadd iehor li kin libes ta gesu! jekk xi hadd ha xi skandlu jew offendejna l xi hadd nikuzaw ruhna, pero ahna wara l 23.30 tlajna u dak m huwiex hin ta tfal!! nerga nejd ma kollnix libsin ta gesu!!! fuq il gazetti mhux jidru cari, pero jekk xi hadd irid jiltaqa mana noruwom ritratti u taraw ta xix konna libsin!!

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