Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of canines, or a section of Canis, combining some characters of foxes with others of wolves. The group is not well marked, but has been made to cover several African forms which represent the peculiar South American fox-wolves, and come under the general head of jackals. Some of them are brindled with light and dark colors on the back. Among them are T. anthus, the wild dog of Egypt; T. variegatus, the Nubian thous; T. mesomelas, the black-backed or Cape jackal; T. senegalensis, the Senegal thous or jackal; etc. See also cut under
- n. [lowercase] A jackal of this genus: as, the Senegal thous.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of thou.
“Stock'll be up t 'six hundred before week's out; net you' round four hund 'thous'n'," exploded Breede in his most vicious manner.”
“There are 150,000 Jews in Budapest; they enter all the professions, and supply two members to the House of Magnates, and nine to the Chamber of Deputies, and there are two State Councillors; and you know with us every member of Parliament 'thous' every other in private as an equal.”
“The Jews manged to supress their Gurila organisations and thous, avoded the Jewish Leadrship and miltery organisation by the British.”
“Improvements in Bible scholarship and new evidence such as the Dead Sea Scrolls identified room for improvement in the quality of the translation and the archaic language of the KJV the thees and the thous became increasingly problematic for some.”
“I'm pretty sure those guys in congress have a tad bit more ehtical scrutiny than you holier than thous tossing stones being anonymous handles on the internet.”
““But there are a bunch of elderly and holier than thous that live up here in the U.P.””
“Its kinda funny to see thous places also some may not have been filmed here in that part.”
“Seems my little stunt got the attention of industry insiders, and not all of them believe that I bought a used ATM on Craigslist, which turned out to contain thous ...”
“You may spend thous ands of dollars every so often replacing things like the liner and the covers or repairing cracks or leaks.”
“Nonetheless, there they were, the "family values" vanguard Republican armies of the holier than thous, the gangs of what would come to compose in 2008 Sarah Palin's "real Americans.”
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