from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British An abalone, especially of the species Haliotis tuberculata, found chiefly in the Channel Islands.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An abalone or sea-ear, particularly Haliotis tuberculata, common in the Channel Islands.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An abalone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ear-shell or sea-ear; an abalone or haliotid; a large marine shell of the family Haliotidæ: formerly a local English (Channel Islands) name of H. tuberculata, more fully called Guernsey ormer, or Guernsey ear-shell, which is abundant there and is used as food. See cut under abalone.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an abalone found near the Channel Islands
In contrast, the five-year note was the best perf ormer as many investors bought this maturity and sold 30-year securities, taking advantage of the supply dynamics.
"[F] ormer U.S. House of Representatives Page, Real Estate broker, and music composer" Thomas Boyle promises to FINE TUNE AMERICA (probably a joke, but who can tell these days?).
"The proof of the pudding is in the eating, and that will happen next month," the f ormer manager of a textile factory said.
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This contents and the demeaning language used in this article and the one by Dennis Ross are insulting not only to the present Iranian leadership, but also to the majority of Iranians including those who strongly oppose the Iranian administration such as the ormer Foreign Minister under Shah, Mr. Ardeshir Zahedi.
She even got ormer Secretary of the Army, Togo West to stand there and vouch for her version of events.
FlS, you soon forget Jim Johnson, another crook, ormer Fanie CEO and Obama advisor/fund raiser
"Just in the past few months," [Bruce Bartlett ormer policy advisor for Ronald Reagan] said, "I think a light has gone off for people who've spent time up close to Bush: that this instinct he's always talking about is this sort of weird, Messianic idea of what he thinks God has told him to do."
The Washington Times says, Intelligence sources said a network of current and ormer CIA officers opposed to Mr. Bagley's views was behind the cancellation. . .
The “evidence” to which wwallace referred is the 9-11 Commission reportâ€ ™ s statement: “[F] ormer Sudanese officials claim that Sudan offered to expel Bin Ladin to the United States.”