Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A riming formula; a set or form of words in popular use; a rigmarole; a long story.

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Examples

  • One member of this side then runs out to the middle of the ground and gives a "nominy," or

    Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium

  • It seems to me that most people on this post forget that Hilary was the presumptive nominy and then the PEOPLE started to vote.

    Obama: I expected Wright to disagree with me

  • May 1st, 2008 7: 26 pm ET if wright came out two month earlier obama was done with his carrier. cnn and nbc will playing very bias role and people watching very sensibaly. if obama is nominy he can win presidency but half of the people will lose fath in some media and dem party.

    Blitzer: Should Clinton's swing state edge be a factor?

  • Ummmm Hillary at some point either of you would be telling your supporters to vote for the nominy ...... ummm Right?

    More Calls For Hillary To Drop Out, But Some Congressional Backers Stand Firm

  • He reckoned 'twere more like a bit o 'fun nor a prayer, but all t' same, when he couldn't bethink him o 't' words his mother had larnt him, he started sayin 't' nominy, an 'sang out, as loud as he could:

    More Tales of the Ridings

  • All that he could call to mind was an owd nominy that he'd heerd t 'lads an' lasses say when they were coomin 'home fra schooil.

    More Tales of the Ridings

  • So 'thrang as Throp's wife' gat to be a regular nominy, an 'other fowks took to followin' her example; it were fair smittlin '!

    Tales of the Ridings

  • In his turn, the tyrant was excommunicated by the zeal and revenge of the people; avnd none except his fervilc Melchites would falute him as a man, a Chriftian, or a bifliop, Yet fuch is the blindnefs of ambition, that, when Paul was ex - pelled on a cliarge of murder, he fdicited, with a bribe of feven hundred pounds of gold, his refloration to the fame ftation of hatred and ig« nominy.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • [(To have been sheltered from ig) 9.1 (nominy) 29.1 (and protected by) 29.1 (y) 29.1 (our g) 9.1 (e) 3.1 (nerous cares, when abandoned by)] TJ

    The Unexpected Legacy

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