from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Alfred Known as "the Great.” 849-899. King of the West Saxons (871-899), scholar, and lawmaker who repelled the Danes and helped consolidate England into a unified kingdom.
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- proper n. Alfred the Great, early king of England
- proper n. A male given name.
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- n. king of Wessex; defeated the Vikings and encouraged writing in English (849-899)
The report released Tuesday by the firm, which goes by the name Alfred Little, said provincial mining reports contradict Silvercorp's resource and production estimates at its Ying mine in Henan province, and notes independent geologists haven't visited the site in three years, calling into question the accuracy of its data.
(I'm ignoring issues of authorship here -- "Alfred" is just a construct anyway -- and a rather annoyingly pious one at that, if Asser and Bernard Cornwell can be believed.)
Leigh, best known for starring in Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" (1960), and Mr. Curtis became one of the world's most glamorous couples.
Alfred is known for making cameos in his films and Rope! is not exception.
Their cake was topped by a 1 1/2 - foot-tall statue of the couple in Alfred Eisenstaedt's iconic photo of a sailor kissing a nurse (transformed into a bride with the help of frosting) in Times Square.
For some time he does fight with the Vikings, putting fear in the heart of the Saxons to the south, as Alfred is rumored to be very ill and possibly dead.
That Alfred is DEFINITELY inspired on some level by Elliot.
The prize committees ignore the provision in Alfred Nobel's will that the awards honor discoveries made the preceding year because it takes time to measure the benefits.
I think pointing out that Alfred is a bigot covered misogyny.
It would be fun if Alfred came out to play. dochunt, could you see if Alfred is there?