from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Baring, Alexander. First Baron Ashburton. 1774-1848. British financier and public official who concluded the treaty between Great Britain and the United States that defined the border between Canada and Maine (1842).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mining, soil or surface detritus, which has been removed for the purpose of getting at the underlying rock.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the removal of covering
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They named it after the senior partner in Baring Brothers, which at that moment was raising, or underwriting, the CPR's bonds.
But not all names in - ing are Anglo-Saxon, e.g. Baring is German; cf. Behring, of the Straits; and Jobling is Fr. Jobelin, a double dim. of Job.
Miss Baring is hoping that if you don't sail "beyond the sunset" in that "Yacht," you may come to Loch Luichart.
In general, Mr. Thomas Baring is an impressive speaker.
This started a “mini-movement” called Baring Witness.
Mr. Baring is at his yeomanry, so we are quite alone.
Mr. Baring is not to come, I believe, till she goes up for the
The most commonly cited date is 1881, first calculated by William S. Baring-Gould, but 1884 has its adherents as well.
"Everyone's talking about it," said Nigel Sillis , director of research, fixed income and currencies, at Baring Asset Management in London, which manages $52 billion.
Baring Private Equity Asia-backed Bhushan Power & Steel has made an open offer to acquire a further 20 per cent stake in small-sized and loss-making sponge iron firm Nova Iron & Steel that will cost it Rs 42.16 crore $9.4 million.