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- n. Plural form of ousie.
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All this was particularly strong in Germany and was accentuated there by the jeal - ousies which the brilliant Italians of the Renaissance had provoked; it was manifested also in the determi - nation to assert, against the French, the German char - acter of Alsace.
H ousies ™ (that's a new term I just coined to conveniently refer to "House Arabs and House Muslims") are usually prompt to voice their opinions regarding non-urgent matters, petty issues and non-newsworthy news.
While the Court Book of the Virginia Company, published as Volumes I and II of this series, presents minutes of the meetings of the corporation, the succeeding volumes contain materials that vivify its decisions and decrees, explain the difficulties met and overcome by that redoubtable group of adventurers, reveal the petty jeal - ousies of the administrators, and especially record the controversy between the company and the Crown that resulted in the dissolution of the corporation and the creation of the first crown colony of Great Britain.