from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Attributive form of ten o'clock
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A plant, the star-of-Bethlehem. See under star.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The common starof-Bethlehem, Ornithogalum umbellatum: so called from the tardy opening of the flowers. Compare four-o'clock.
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That is, I have adopted this attitude until ten-o'clock Monday night when I panic and start to cram everthing I can find into the interstices of my already crammed luggage... but for now my confidence feels good.
I looked up to see my client, the man with whom I had a ten-o'clock appointment.
With a dry rustle and a clearing of the throat, the ancient machinery of the church clock gathered itself and launched into its ten-o'clock strike.
The story wasn't through playing out in videotape and words breathlessly spoken by a wide-eyed field reporter on the ten-o'clock news, posing outside the ratty soundstage, whose walls were decorated in Technicolor tagging full of gang signs, sexual bragging, and a gallery of misspelled words in two languages, when I pulled over the phone and auto-dialed.
When the ten-o'clock news aired, it would be a different story.
It was on the ten-o'clock news and then again at eleven, the Double Ready burning like the devil's own bonfire.
The four of us left the office and went down the hall, Kathy prattling about how she and Rob didn't think the new comedian in the ten-o'clock slot was going to work out.
Her trunk had gone to the station, her bag was packed, and everything was ready to catch the ten-o'clock train for New York.
Take the ten-o'clock train, and get back as soon as you can.
Before leaving the summit we held a conversation with the aged priest through an interpreter, and, retracing our steps, drove to the rest house for a ten-o'clock breakfast made up of coffee and rolls; then, returning to our temporary home in Anuradhapura, we pronounced the morning's excursion a success.
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