Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A turning or winding.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The adult con n versation still surged across the table, but Rory listened in on Shelly and Zack to the best of his ability.

    Dolls

  • The steward was taken aback by the turn in the con - versation, then at the claim.

    Stalling

  • I think it's just a matter that "the previous government" has gone from being a criticism to being a verbal tic, a kind of induced Tourette's syndrome in which Conservative boilerplate is inserted into Con-versation whether appropriate or not.

    Dear Reform Party of Canda: At what point are things YOUR fault?

  • This post stems from an e-versation I had this past weekend with a respected blogger-in-the-biz after lamenting that we had less than a dozen entries in our WU AlphaSmart 3000 contest, even though about a gazillion people visited to read all about it.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Writer Unboxed: Defined

  • Bill, I agree with Sylvia's comments about how you reported on the conversation taking place on my blog, kind of a meta-versation.

    expertise and historical perspective

  • She was ex-ceeding cheerful: she supported her part of the con versation during the whole evening, with her usual vivacity and good sense, insomuch that I wished to myself, I had departed sooner.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • ‘She even congratu-lates me, on your brother’s account, from the con versation that passed between him and her.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Fela-versation took place at the National Arts Theatre on Wednesday the 23rd.

    Fela!

  • The wagon stopped abruptly, and he heard animated con - versation.

    Flint, the King

  • Then, with the charm of a master, he turned the con - versation to more ordinary things, like the performance of the Lotus, what she intended to do with her after - noon, and what time they needed to leave the apartment this evening to attend the first wedding anniversary party being thrown by his best friend Franco and his lovely wife Nicola.

    The Bellini Bride

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