GNU Webster's 1913
- n. ordinary persons; the generality or average of people or things; also, that which ordinarily occurs; ordinary current, course, or kind.
“Bin Laden also has been preparing for life on the run for decades, adopting a lifestyle of monklike detachment from material comforts.”
“In June 2002, bin Laden and one of his younger sons, Hamzah, posted comments to an al-Qaeda website that underlined how precarious life on the run had become.”
“When I asked what they were doing, they said they were trying to redesign the course into a duathlon and were trying to figure out how long to make the run to replace the 1.2-mile swim.”
“The voyage had provided him with plenty of pickings, and Captain William Sharp had been delighted to let the little terrier have the run of the holds.”
“The longboats, said Lieutenant Blackburn firmly, would go no farther than the outside of the coral, there to transfer cargo to the smaller boats for the run to the sand.”
“When the run started, the lyne arm got hot, melted the wax, and the Coke can clattered to the floor.”
“On the run portion in the Vineman, I rediscovered the virtue of running in my head instead of concentrating on my body.”
“Joshua and Ishmael flanked the chimney breast like bookends, watching and listening to the run of the voices, the smooth flow of the guitar and the light glitter of Biddy's hammer-dulcimer dancing like a child around the main flow of the melody.”
“Against the run of play, Ghana's Black Stars took the lead in the 16th minute when Kwadwo Asamoah sent Gyan into space and the Stade Rennes striker scored with a stunning low shot past goalkeeper Carlos Fernandes.”
“They were the wool growers, the run holders, the sheep cockies, the back-countrymen.”
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