Sentence Examples

  • The term "curate" in the present day is almost exclusively used to signify a clergyman who is assistant to a rector or vicar, by whom he is employed and paid; and a clerk in deacon's orders is competent to be licensed by a bishop to the office of such assistant curate.
  • The most ancient form of the word is Niuster, from niust, which would make the word signify the "most recent" conquests of the Franks.
  • - Average, in modern law, is the term used in maritime commerce to signify damages or expenses resulting from the accidents of navigation.
  • The Australian and English languages each consist mainly of a series of words having no apparent connexion with the ideas they signify, and differing utterly; of course, accidental coincidences and borrowed words must be excluded from such comparisons.
  • Probably it was also usual for them to signify their approval of a proposal by the clash of their arms, as was the practice among the Scandinavian peoples.

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