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  • third time's the charm third time's a charm One is sure to succeed at a task or event on the third try. 2012, The Economist, 06 Oct 2012, Letters, On
    1 KB (97 words) - 18:59, 5 January 2016
  • às três é de vez third time's a charm (one is sure to succeed on the third try)
    160 bytes (18 words) - 01:54, 23 April 2015
  • Economist, volume 408, number 8851: Time was it took a war to close a financial exchange. Now all it needs is a glitch in technology. On August 26th
    54 KB (4,273 words) - 05:24, 31 January 2016
  • ‎ (Can we date this quote?) John Dryden (1631-1700) Beauty is a charm, but soon the charm will pass. 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 23, The Mirror and
    35 KB (2,870 words) - 12:52, 25 January 2016
  • attention, interest. (transitive) To charm or entrance. [from 14thc.] 2004, Catherine Asaro, The Moon's Shadow, p.40: No, a far more natural beauty caught him
    30 KB (2,636 words) - 07:17, 6 February 2016
  • a long time—windmills and water wheels are early examples. The name comes from the Latin turbo, meaning "vortex", and thus the defining property of a
    43 KB (1,782 words) - 01:40, 4 February 2016
  • chattered the whole time. Shakespeare To tame a shrew, and charm her chattering tongue. (intransitive) Of teeth, machinery, etc, to make a noise by rapid
    6 KB (373 words) - 21:54, 18 January 2016
  • on an afternoon when Mr. Cooke was trying a trotter on the track. The three returned wondering and charmed with Mrs. Cooke; they were sure she had had
    14 KB (872 words) - 01:07, 17 January 2016
  • himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. […] A silver snaffle on a heavy leather watch guard which connected the
    8 KB (314 words) - 04:26, 21 January 2016
  • and along which a ship or large boat is launched. 1912, Fredrick A. Talbot, Steamship Conquest of the World[3], page 36: By the time the Mauretania was
    19 KB (1,475 words) - 21:11, 27 January 2016
  • mystic rhymes. To put under the influence of a spell; to affect by a spell; to bewitch; to fascinate; to charm. Dryden Spelled with words of power. Sir
    17 KB (1,112 words) - 01:44, 31 January 2016
  • snow, and idly whistling through his numb fingers;-all have their various charm; and in the rose-bowers of summer, and as we spread our hands before the
    8 KB (378 words) - 23:36, 16 January 2016
  • or abstract quality associated with an individual, object or concept. Charm is his most endearing property.‎ 2013 July-August, Philip J. Bushnell, “Solvents
    18 KB (608 words) - 16:41, 18 January 2016
  • animal (category Latin neuter nouns in the third declension)
    enjoy a meal around a campfire, had to collect wood and then spend time and effort coaxing the heat of friction out from between sticks to kindle a flame
    26 KB (885 words) - 00:03, 7 February 2016
  • during or at a specified time. (cricket) The act of calling to the other batsman. (cricket) The state of being the batsman whose role it is to call (depends
    37 KB (1,933 words) - 00:48, 2 February 2016
  • but felt our captive's charms. To overcome an abstract obstacle. Today I conquered my fear of flying by finally boarding a plane.‎ to conquer difficulties
    4 KB (197 words) - 21:37, 23 January 2016
  • half a century of development, and to judge from photographs must already have been a place of charm. Indeed, it seems to have had at that time more and
    3 KB (260 words) - 22:01, 20 October 2015
  • on an afternoon when Mr. Cooke was trying a trotter on the track. The three returned wondering and charmed with Mrs. Cooke; they were sure she had had
    47 KB (2,447 words) - 00:58, 4 February 2016
  • Shall she steal forth never again. A prediction. (obsolete, Scotland) A spell or charm. (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this
    9 KB (582 words) - 02:28, 26 January 2016
  • the atmosphere. 1839, Edgar Allan Poe, The conversation of Eiros and Charmion: Finally, all men saw that astronomical knowledge lied not, and they awaited
    29 KB (1,919 words) - 03:20, 5 February 2016

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