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  • noun Plural form of fice.


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  • The service isn't run by Boolean logic; people in the Ask Jeeves Inc. of fices in Berkeley, Calif., compile a database that compares questions with a list of ones already received in order to refine search-engine results.

    Answer Man

  • A mile beyond the road to Kilmore, the wagon, for the first time since leaving Cape Bernouilli, struck into one of those forests of gigantic trees which extend over a super-fices of several degrees.

    In Search of the Castaways

  • We knew the great sacri - fices he had made for this land.

    Dragons of a Fallen Sun

  • They had an eight-million~ollar budget, unlimited access to computer time, half a floor of of fices and labs, Hogue and his assistants, and a six-man squad on stand-by.


  • A month later he received an answer: an invitation to the editorial of-fices.

    The Unbearable Lightness of Being

  • The High Priest reasoned, in these last minutes, that considering Bora Bora s stupid persistence in allegiance to Tane the more sacn-fices made to Oro the better, particularly when one of them happened to be yesterday's steersman, a man notoriously dedicated to Tane.


  • You may prefer to 'ave a iron-shod' eel ground on your fices.

    Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, September 23, 1914

  • I follow his talk wid belief, 'bout de setters, pointers, and blood hounds, even to de fices, but it strain dat belief when it git to de little useless hairy pup de ladies lead 'round wid a silver collar and a shiney chain.

    Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves South Carolina Narratives, Part 4

  • Pontifices (Ponti-fices = bridge-builders) or Frères Pontifes, is commonly said to have been founded by St. Bénézet (a Provençal variant of the name Benedict), a youth who, according to the legend, was Divinely inspired to build the bridge across the Rhone at

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • Ever since Mary had a little lamb I've thought kindly of sheep, and I am perfectly willin 'to a law that will exterminate all hounds and suck-egg pups and yeller dogs and bench-leg fices.

    Bill Arp from the uncivil war to date, 1861-1903,


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