Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Waving or wavy; -- applied to ordinaries, or division lines.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, wavy: noting a heraldic line such as separates two parts of the field, or a bearing from the field, and also of an ordinary, as a fesse or bend.

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Examples

  • Then, having spoken of wills, the praetor passes on to cases of intestacy, in which, firstly, he gives the possession of goods which is called unde liberi to family heirs and those who in his Edict are ranked as such.

    The Institutes of Justinian

  • The tenth kind, which was called unde cognati manumissoris, we have very properly abolished for reasons which have been already stated: thus leaving in full operation only six ordinary kinds of possession of goods.

    The Institutes of Justinian

  • 5 The possession, however, which in the praetor's Edict occupied the fifth place, and was called unde decem personae, we have with benevolent intentions and with a short treatment shown to be superfluous.

    The Institutes of Justinian

  • 7 We have preserved in full force another possession of goods, which is called unde vir et uxor, and which occupied the ninth place in the old classification, and have given it a higher place, namely, the sixth.

    The Institutes of Justinian

  • "How long since Cap'n Falk's ol 'unde' shirt done be a p'tection?" muttered the cook grimly.

    The Mutineers

  • Penney's shares haven't traded under $27 since early October, but they have sagged in the past month, unde rperforming the Standard & Poor's 500-share index consumer discretionary stocks, which are themselves the index's fourth-weakest sector over the last four weeks.

    Contrarian Plays on J.C. Penney

  • People going to the ER will still get free health care unde the proposed system.

    Democrats intensify drive for health care reform

  • The only way to cross it unde-tected was to go around it, Cayton said, so they slept that night and waited.

    Command SgtMaj Rick CAYTON

  • Under the deal, estate taxes would be set at 35%, exempting all estate wealth unde r $5 million.

    Obama Attempts to Quell Democratic Unrest on Tax Deal

  • The skin of the pit peels away to reveal a yellow kernel unde ... read more cuisines food-drink

    Nuts star in Mexican holiday cooking

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