first and last love


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  • n. A person's combined given name and surname.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. taking everything together


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  • “Henry,” I said raggedly, without breaking the gaze of the pack leader, the first and last man who had held me down, so many years ago.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • Her pretty little drawing-rooms, somewhere on the west side near Grove Street, are well remembered by me, and first and last I met in them a goodly number of people well worthy to be remembered, some with their trophies of success yet to win, but their merit divined by their clever hostess, perhaps before it had obtained any full recognition elsewhere.

    Memories of Jane Cunningham Croly

  • To this time belong memories of early visits to the theatre, where Sydney saw Mrs. Siddons for the first and last time, and Miss Farren as Susan in the Marriage of Figaro, just before her own marriage to Lord Derby.

    Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century

  • Chanting his first and last name in that Bleacher Creature two-three rhythm, it cascaded from the heavens as well, and found its place into the heart of that skinny kid from Kalamazoo.

    One Season

  • Evection: The second inequality of the moon, which vanishes at new and full moon and is a maximum at first and last quarter.


  • It was here that for the first and last time in his life Mr Campion made the acquaintance of those silver-plated cornucopias which, in Victorian times, were supplied to the diner filled with hot water, so that he might warm his spoon before partaking of that greasy delicacy called thick soup.

    Police at the Funeral

  • For example, the trade name SPAM—created in 1937 by Hormel Foods out of the first and last letters of “spiced ham”—has, when uncapitalized, come to mean “junk e-mail,” with a second sense of “the random posting of advertisements on computer bulletin boards.”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • They turned out to be the first and last anti-Bolton demonstrators I ever faced at USUN.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • AΩ, alpha and omega, the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet, suggest the immortality of God Rev.

    A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art

  • Each of the pieces has in its title a suggestion of a scene of Nature, the first and last having also the fanciful and imaginative atmosphere of folk-lore; this provided MacDowell with a task in tone painting such as he loved.

    Edward MacDowell


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