Definitions

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  • adj. being two more than twenty
  • n. the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-one and one

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Even a male star is referred to with the feminine article: la star of the film Titanic, for example, being the incomparable Leonardo DiCaprio.xxii

    The English Is Coming!

  • Number three is to a passage in chapter xxii of his great novel Robbery Under Arms (1882 – 83), by Rolf Boldrewood, the pseudonymn of Thomas Alexander Browne (1826 – 1915): There was a fence round this garden, some of the rails lying there rotten enough, but it takes time for sound wood to rot.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Not surprisingly, numerous studies have actually shown that Keys 'theory was wrong and saturated fats are healthy, including these studies from Fallon and Enig's classic article The Skinny on Fats: [xxii]

    The Cholesterol Myth That Could Be Harming Your Health

  • A Jewish feminist method must “mirror the fluid boundaries that exist among theology, halakhah and ethics, liturgy, and textual exegesis,” drawing on the materials of tradition and at the same time challenging gender injustice (1998, xix, xxii-xxiii).

    Feminist Theology.

  • When compared with much of historical Christianity we find that within historical Judaism women have been much more powerfully constrained to occupy one and only one position entirely, namely that of wife and mother (Boyarin 1997, xxii – xxiii and passim).

    Sex.

  • Ambrose says she is incorrupt, a virgin immune through grace from every stain of sin Sermo xxii in Ps. cxviii;

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • [1] James A. Percoco, Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments (Fordham University Press, 2008), pp. xxii, xxiii.

    Lincoln Off His Pedestal

  • And when he rose up from prayer, and was come to his disciples, he found them sleeping for sorrow, and said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation — Luke xxii, 39-46.

    The Dor�� Gallery of Bible Illustrations

  • Lady from the Sea (p. xxii) it is pointed out that Ibsen had the character of Foldal clearly in his mind when, in March 1880, he made the first draft of that play.

    John Gabriel Borkman

  • Economic globalization and telecommunications have contributed to produce a spatiality for the urban which pivots both on cross-border networks and on territorial locations with massive concentrations of resources xxii.

    Cities

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