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- n. Plural form of late.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of large percoid fishes, of which one species (Lates Niloticus) inhabits the Nile, and another (Lates calcarifer) is found in the Ganges and other Indian rivers. They are valued as food fishes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of serranoid fishes. Lates nilotica is known as the Nile perch.
- n. A fish of this genus; the Nile perch. It sometimes grows to the length of 3 feet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a genus of large percoid fishes of fresh and brackish water
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Why to try just the floaters? as Buckhunter says just under surface one kind of fly never used ... the phantom something in lates 60's ...
The V&A and Tate have been running regular "lates" - staying open beyond normal museum hours for some weekend only, more than 130 museums, galleries and heritage sights around the country are
And then one reviewer called the lates Benn Affleck and Jennifer Lopez film a shrill mess.
Then, in the past 6 weeks, one cd lost, one hardcover novel lost--and I'm being generous, when my inclination is to say STOLEN-- bills arriving weeks lates, meaning one or two days before "due dates".
The only natural soldier of his class when, sorely against the will of most, they entered the student battalion, he promptly won the highest chevrons that could be given in the sophomore year, and, almost as promptly, lost them for "lates" and absences.
Consequently, the booking curve has shortened and the mix of 'lates' market sales for summer 2010 has increased.
As a result, it said it is having to give away more holidays in the cheap 'lates' market.
"Looking forward, I think it is inevitable that we will see a very busy 'lates' period once again, though there will not be the same level of discounting and choice as last year," adds Burton.
You figure that Thomas cal'lates 'twill help his popularity and make his case stronger; is that it? "
Tina Marden, admissions secretary, said: "We had 1,496 applications for 126 places this year and we are still expecting some 'lates'.