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  • coat winning a race, as used in the 1831 novel The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli (1804–1881): “ […] and a dark horse, which had never been thought
    3 KB (281 words) - 21:33, 22 July 2016
  • touched) Emotionally moved (by), made to feel emotion (by). 1845, Benjamin Disraeli, Sybil, Book 4, Chapter 1, "They say her Majesty is more touched about
    3 KB (270 words) - 16:40, 26 April 2016
  • most popular spelling variant of Sibyl since the 19th century. 1845 Benjamin Disraeli, Sybil, Book 3, Chapter 5: "I beg your pardon," said Egremont blushing;
    1 KB (150 words) - 21:15, 25 April 2016
  • concessions or franchises making concessions or compromises 1844, Benjamin Disraeli, Coningsby (The New Generation) I observe indeed a party in the State
    1 KB (137 words) - 20:55, 31 March 2016
  • superlative most nugatory) Trivial, trifling or of little importance. 1872, Benjamin Disraeli, Suez Canal Speech I might refer to the general conviction and the
    3 KB (192 words) - 23:53, 21 July 2016
  • savages) (pejorative) An uncivilized or feral human; a barbarian. 1847, Benjamin Disraeli, Tancred: or The New Crusade, page 251 'Well, my lord, I don't know
    9 KB (385 words) - 05:19, 25 July 2016
  • proper means and best mode of advancing the Union cause. 1872 — Benjamin Disraeli, Conservative Principles At home, at a period of immense prosperity
    4 KB (315 words) - 13:23, 22 July 2016
  • past participle luncheoned) (intransitive, dated) To eat luncheon. Benjamin Disraeli In the meantime, while ladies are luncheoning on chicken pie, or coursing
    2 KB (278 words) - 17:44, 22 July 2016
  • participle smacked) To slap someone, or to make a smacking sound. Benjamin Disraeli A horse neighed, and a whip smacked, there was a whistle, and the
    5 KB (476 words) - 00:49, 22 July 2016
  • Margaret Thatcher, Harold Macmillan, Winston Churchill, Lloyd George, Benjamin Disraeli and William Gladstone (going back in time) thought of themselves as
    1 KB (184 words) - 00:44, 24 July 2016
  • the position of prime minister or other leadership position. 1869, Benjamin Disraeli, quoted in Metaphor and Thought, Cambridge University Press (ISBN
    1 KB (175 words) - 07:59, 13 July 2016
  • (intransitive, obsolete) To engage in robbery; to plunder. 1845, Benjamin Disraeli, Sybil; or, The Two Nations But the other great whig families who
    1 KB (146 words) - 22:17, 22 July 2016
  • male given name. A female given name. A patronymic surname​. 1827 Benjamin Disraeli, Vivian Grey, E. L. Carey and A. Hart (1837), page 117: "Mr. Grey
    2 KB (214 words) - 23:16, 25 April 2016
  • given name in Cornwall in 1586. Zenobia A female given name. 1880, Benjamin Disraeli, Endymion "I shall always think," said Zenobia, "that Lord Liverpool
    1 KB (136 words) - 23:55, 26 April 2016
  • rise till the small hours. (literary) The end of a period. 1845, Benjamin Disraeli, Sybil, or The Two Nations, Book 1, Chapter 3, The situation of the
    9 KB (929 words) - 00:52, 22 July 2016
  • purple-flowered plant of the species Heliotropium arborescens. 1870, Benjamin Disraeli, Lothair As they entered now, it seemed a blaze of roses and carnations
    5 KB (392 words) - 13:46, 22 July 2016
  • Farre excellyng the state of lordes, erles, dukes or kynges. 1826, Benjamin Disraeli, Vivian Grey, II. iii. iii. 26 The Marquess played off the two Lords
    20 KB (1,384 words) - 22:51, 21 July 2016
  • Disraeli +‎ -an Disraelian ‎(comparative more Disraelian, superlative most Disraelian) Of or relating to Benjamin Disraeli (1804–1881), British Conservative
    256 bytes (28 words) - 00:58, 15 May 2015
  • for beards; a favourable opinion of beards. 1844, William North, ‎Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield), Anti-Coningsby; or, The new generation grown
    1 KB (187 words) - 23:00, 23 January 2016
  • duosyllable ‎(plural duosyllables) A word containing two syllables. 1825, Benjamin Disraeli, Lawyers and Legislators[1], page 43: To this minute account we might
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