from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of answer, n.

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  • noun the part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands


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  • She thinks she's the nominee ans is more presidential, etc.

    Clinton makes personal appeal to Obama on delegates 2008

  • I know you; ll try again ans the results will be fabulous.

    Lemon Curd 2007

  • The Duc d'Orléans is not yet here; perhaps he will come to-night or to-morrow; perhaps he will not come at all.

    The Ruin of a Princess Cl 1912

  • This lack of ostentation conveys a purity that is some-times as striking as the North African Qur’ans from the first centuries of Islam.

    Wind of Change JDsg 2007

  • Congratulations to you too for sept ans, that is a wonderful achievment.

    lumiere - French Word-A-Day 2009

  • McCain is suffering from both short-term ans long-term memory loss.

    McCain incorrectly denies criticizing media's Clinton coverage 2008

  • Congratulations to you too for sept ans, that is a wonderful achievment.

    lumiere - French Word-A-Day 2009

  • The Jabríans gave great prominence to the denial of free agency in man, and thus opposed the Mutazilites, who in this respect are Kadríans, that is, they deny "Al-Kadr," God's absolute sovereignty, and recognize free will in man.

    The Faith of Islam Edward Sell

  • William de la Pole rescues Edward III., detained in Flanders by want of money, and is made a knight-banneret; his son Michael is created earl of Suffolk; one of his grandsons is killed at Agincourt; another besieges Orléans, which is delivered by Joan of Arc; he becomes duke of Suffolk, is impeached in 1450 for high treason and beheaded; no honour is lacking to the house.

    A Literary History of the English People From the Origins to the Renaissance Jean Jules Jusserand

  • -- The cosmological myths of the Chaldæans, that is, their stories of the origin of things, are remarkably like the first chapters of Genesis.

    General History for Colleges and High Schools Philip Van Ness Myers


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