Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The Big Dipper.

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Examples

  • Anything from David Wain is generally a winning situation.

    David Wain to Direct Too Cool to Be Forgotten? | /Film

  • Writer/director David Wain is a cult comedy star, and Role Models is his first chance at a mainstream commercial hit.

    Box Office Tracking: $60M opening and $200M domestic possible for Madagascar 2 | /Film

  • It's a better trailer than the one they released a couple weeks ago, but I don't think I'll be seeing it in theater, even if David Wain is directing it.

    Role Models Red Band Trailer | /Film

  • He beheld the Pleiads, the Bear, which is by some called the Wain, that moves round about Orion, and keeps still above the ocean, and the slow-setting sign Bootes, which some name the

    The Adventures of Ulysses

  • Pajiba has it that Wain is ‘circling’ the adaptation of Alex Robinson’s graphic novel.

    David Wain to Direct Too Cool to Be Forgotten? | /Film

  • So he sate and cunningly guided the craft with the helm, nor did sleep fall upon his eyelids, as he viewed the Pleiads and Bootes, that setteth late, and the Bear, which they likewise call the Wain, which turneth ever in one place, and keepeth watch upon Orion, and alone hath no part in the baths of Ocean.

    Book V

  • Bear, which men also call the Wain and which turns round ever in one place, facing.

    The Iliad of Homer

  • "The Pleiades and Boötes that setteth late, and the Bear, which they likewise call the Wain, which turneth ever in one place, and keepeth watch upon Orion, and alone hath no part in the baths of the ocean."

    History of Astronomy

  • So he sate and cunningly guided the craft with the helm, nor did sleep fall upon his eyelids, as he viewed the Pleiads and Bootes, that setteth late, and the Bear, which they likewise call the Wain, which turneth ever in one place, and keepeth watch upon

    The Odyssey

  • She use 'ter stop at Mis' Wain's, but she's stayin 'wid Elder Johnson now.

    The House Behind the Cedars

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