from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. A past participle of bear1.
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- adj. carried, supported.
- v. Past participle of bear
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Carried; conveyed; supported; defrayed. See bear, v. t.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Past participle of bear.
- n. Same as bourn.
- Bounded; limited; narrow-minded; of restricted intelligence.
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The label borne by the new Mixture is "_Fernande_," but as
Opposed to it Gregory assumed the title borne ever since by his successors.
This observation led Professor Thomson to his doctrine of the dissipation of energy, which he formulated before the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1852, and published also in the Philosophical Magazine the same year, the title borne being, "On a Universal Tendency in Nature to the Dissipation of Mechanical Energy."
In the middle of the fourth century B.C. all six powers began to style themselves _wang_, or "king," which, as explained before, was the title borne by the Emperors of the Chou dynasty.
As we were steaming out of the Gambia I saw the commander of the Galibi on his bridge, in a state of violent excitement, with all his crew mustered before him, and appealing in the most vehement manner to his capitaine de riviere (river captain), the title borne by the chief of the negro crew.
Theo, president is capitalized before a name, as a title borne by a specific person: President Bush.
(Jeremiah 39: 3,13) a title borne by Nergal-sharezer, probably identical with the king called by the Greeks Neriglissar.
On shelves opposite Lapham's desk were tin cans of various sizes, arranged in tapering cylinders, and showing, in a pattern diminishing toward the top, the same label borne by the casks and barrels in the wareroom.
Barlow was led up to the king, who hailed him "King of Shoreditch," a title borne by the champion archer ever after, so long as bowmanship in earnest lasted.
It was a solace for Philip to call the legitimate king by the title borne by him when heir-presumptive, and to persist in denying to him that absolution which, as the whole world was aware, the Vicar of Christ was at that very moment in the most solemn manner about to bestow upon him.