Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as Solonian: as, the Solonic talents.

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  • adjective politics Wise.
  • adjective politics Legislative.

Etymologies

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solon +‎ -ic

Examples

  • Over at Senate Finance, judging by the reports coming of the committee, a solonic gang of six -- three Democrats, including chairman Max Baucus of Montana, and three Republicans, including ranking member Charles Grassley of Iowa -- are turning out a bill whose resemblance to anything the president has championed is accidental and incidental.

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  • Obama should thank the solonic six for their work, and, as much as is politically practicable, ignore it.

    D-Day

  • Over at Senate Finance, judging by the reports coming of the committee, a solonic gang of six -- three Democrats, including chairman Max Baucus of Montana, and three Republicans, including ranking member Charles Grassley of Iowa -- are turning out a bill whose resemblance to anything the president has championed is accidental and incidental.

    D-Day

  • The solonic six may end up requiring employers to fund subsidies for employees who need them, but that could create the bureaucratic nightmare to end all bureaucratic nightmares -- 700,000 Wal-Mart employees, say, bringing their tax returns to work so management can investigate ( "You sure you reported all your income?") and stall ( "Doesn't your spouse work at Home Depot?

    Opinion Source: Delivering summaries of editorial and op-ed pieces from major papers by email.

  • The solonic six may end up requiring employers to fund subsidies for employees who need them, but that could create the bureaucratic nightmare to end all bureaucratic nightmares -- 700,000 Wal-Mart employees, say, bringing their tax returns to work so management can investigate ( "You sure you reported all your income?") and stall ( "Doesn't your spouse work at Home Depot?

    D-Day

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