from The Century Dictionary.
- To make high; raise; exalt; elevate.
- noun In Bengal, a market.
- High; lofty; elevated.
- High in sound; shrill.
- Proud; haughty.
- noun In Bengal, a measure of length equal to the distance from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger; a cubit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective obsolete Haughty.
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- adjective obsolete
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French-language Pixar news blog Buzz & Cie have posted seven high-quality stills from Là-haut, that is to say Up, which arrives in French theatres on July 29, two months after its North American release.
Hautbois — there's the French of it. haut, meaning high, and bois, wood.
Hautbois -- there's the French of it. haut, meaning high, and bois, wood.
Last week I received a letter from my mother-in-law in which she thanked me for "ce temps que tu m'as accordé alors que Maxime était haut comme 3 pommes ... je recevais des courages de toi ...".
Here, merchants ruled supreme, though to outsiders, the hierarchy was extremely puzzling: why should Mrs. X whose spouse exports tea be “haut ton,” while Mrs. Y whose husband imports cigars is not to be called on?
~~~~~~~~~French Vocabulary~~~~~~~~~~ en lin = on linen; ce temps que tu m'as accordé alors que Maxime était haut comme 3 pommes ... je recevais des courages de toi ... = this time that you have given me back when Max was "tall as three apples" ...
How wonderful to live "dans un appartement niché en haut d'un joli château"!
It's a timeless conceit, but in "The Rules of Civility," Amor Towles sets it convincingly in a late-1930s milieu where the limousines and cocktail parties of the haut monde contrast piquantly with the wider context of the Great Depression.
Happily for Ed Miliband, of Primrose Hill, Prentice has not as yet demanded full property valuations from anyone planning to comment, de haut en bas, on life's unfairness.
The modern glass building now the home of just under 60 commerçants and restaurants was finished in the early 70's and has evolved into the haut lieu of la gastronomie lyonnaise, rather surprising when one steps into the glass and cement building.