from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Used to distinguish a son from his father when they have the same given name.
- n. See Table at currency.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Used after a proper name that is common to a father and his son to indicate that the son is being referred to rather than the father.
- n. The son referred to in the manner of the adjective above.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Son; -- sometimes used after a French proper name to distinguish a son from his father, .
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Son: used in French as junior is used in English, père (father) being used for senior: as, ‘Dumas fils,’ ‘Dumas the younger’ or ‘junior.’
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- n. 100 Yemeni fils are worth one Yemeni rial
- n. a fractional monetary unit in Bahrain and Iraq and Jordan and Kuwait; equal to one thousandth of a dinar
I recall the Nagin fils bust being in the TP, and also the NYC media.
May 17th, 2007 at 8: 55 am and yet Finland continues to place high in competitive indexes, productivity ratings, and gdp growth; likewise with similar nordic economies. hmm, maybe Galbraith-fils is on to something. mattsteinglass Says:
In the museum's set, instead of queens, there are viziers, and instead of bishops, there are elephants, which were called fils, according to "Masterpieces From the Department of Islamic Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art," a book about the exhibition that is being published by the museum.
Derrida reads Freud's legend of "fils" (strings/sons): "The legacy and jealousy of a repetition (already jealous of itself) are not accidents which overtake the fort: da, rather they more or less strictly pull its strings.
David Cameron may be the youngest PM since Pitt fils; he is likely to be the least successful since Frederick, Lord North.
Bush fils for benefiting from political pull to get into the National Guard and checking a box on a form saying, “do not volunteer”.
Neurodoc writes: Would those who count themselves true-believing, non-equivocating libertarians please tell us whether the Pauls, pere et fils, are their kind of people, the sort they wish to see elected to Congress.
Would those who count themselves true-believing, non-equivocating libertarians please tell us whether the Pauls, pere et fils, are their kind of people, the sort they wish to see elected to Congress.
Une nouvelle preuve encore que le système de la royauté (où le fils devient le successeur du père) toujours en vigueur dans nos contrées a bien été exporté sur le continent Africain.
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