American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A wise lawgiver.
- n. A legislator.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A celebrated Athenian lawmaker, born about 638 b. c.; hence, a legislator; a publicist; -- often used ironically.
- n. a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
- From Ancient Greek Σόλων (Solon), Athenian statesman. (Wiktionary)
- After Solon. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The problem is i just went to a "so called solon" ...... and it turned it yello: - (. the ends are white from previously highligting;;;; and the top is yello! omg!”
“The mood was encapsulated by the remark of one oddball politician, solon to be Rand Paul, that "I don't do Afghanistan.”
“#17 POSTED BY daniel solon, May 22nd, 2009 1: 01 pm where are the marx brothers”
“April 12, 2010, 3: 30 am solon says: emendation – late on the West Coast – free debate in Israel vis a vis the USsolon (Quote)”
“April 12, 2010, 2: 27 pm miles says: solon: Moreover, there is the objectively indefensibleaid to the enemies of the USA – for Israeli interests: The focus on U.S. military secrets is not limited to information needed for the defense of Israel, as was argued when Pollard was arrested.”
“I got banned for being to mean to the trolls. solon”
“ Finally, Shrdlu had been forced to endure the obloquy of the unlettered, the scorn of the Puritanical solon, a typical example of H.L. Mencken'sbooboisiefor whom an open book was never an open book.”
“It turns out the health-care vote in Congress was a Waterloo, although Sen. Jim DeMint, the South Carolina solon who predicted as much, got a few details wrong.”
“Morris sought to salvage his reputation before this imperious southern solon with a lengthy discourse drafted the day after Christmas.”
“ We also suspect there were demographic changes in the district since the Polish-American solon, a former football star at Holy Cross, was first elected a generation ago.”
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Something that was handed me for a Latin class. Some of them (panic, fauna, hector, tantalize) have unexpected etymologies that make perfect sense.
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