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  • “steal”) + ὕδωρ ‎(húdōr, “water”), literally water thief. κλεψύδρα • ‎(klepsúdra) f ‎(genitive κλεψύδρας); first declension pipette water clock; clepsydra. The
    483 bytes (46 words) - 23:27, 25 January 2016
  • (US, slang) A petty thief or waterfront ruffian. (slang) A person fond of water sports. (slang, Australia) A member of the water police. Eurasian mammal
    1 KB (87 words) - 00:58, 18 January 2016
  • ago, when cyanobacteria evolved photosynthesis: the ability to convert water and carbon dioxide into carbohydrates and waste oxygen using solar energy
    11 KB (195 words) - 19:25, 2 February 2016
  • immersed in water or other fluid. When I was a baby, I nearly drowned in the bathtub. (transitive) To kill another in this manner. The car thief fought with
    7 KB (395 words) - 20:55, 27 January 2016
  • thieves' slang. swag ‎(plural swags) (uncountable) The booty of a burglar or thief; boodle. 1838, Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist, Chapter 19: “It′s all arranged
    10 KB (999 words) - 02:04, 31 January 2016
  • robbed of $447, Office Manager Howard Willson got a phone call from the thief who complained: "You didn't have enough money over there." Indicating
    35 KB (3,553 words) - 00:18, 17 January 2016
  • Compare archaic Daco-Romanian fur. furu, afur, afuru fur m ‎(plural furi) thief, robber furcudar, haramiu, chisãgi, caceac fachir (Ragusan dialect)
    10 KB (620 words) - 20:36, 5 February 2016
  • do not know how John and his mistress would have settled the fate of the thief, but just at this moment a policeman entered — for the cook had sprung the
    42 KB (2,192 words) - 00:39, 8 February 2016
  • on the advice of my hostess's daughter Roberta, I had punctured his hot-water bottle with a darning needle in the small hours of the morning. Quite unintentional
    10 KB (684 words) - 18:37, 27 January 2016
  • (of a shoe) suola third-person singular present indicative of suolare second-person singular imperative of suolare From suollit +‎ -a. suola thief
    2 KB (124 words) - 06:41, 4 January 2016
  • Scene III, line 130. Borachio: Seest thou not, I say, what a deformed thief this fashion is, how giddily ’a turns about all the hot-bloods between fourteen
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  • Ascham to this entry?) (obsolete, slang) A pickpocket; a young or petty thief. A fish, the cunner. A European crab (Polybius henslowii). The claws of
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  • lands that at present surround Hudson's Bay. 1914, Rhys Carpenter, The Sun-Thief: and other poems, page 6–7: What fairer home than Earth's eternal hill Paved
    2 KB (301 words) - 17:42, 21 October 2015
  • or other Magistrates, and taker of the Thief, the expences waired out by them in taking and putting the Thief to execution. wair Nonstandard form
    3 KB (302 words) - 23:01, 24 January 2016
  • appeals, without detaining himself in his sacred mission! (Brazil, slang) thief; robber 1959, Ferrucio Fabbri, A estação, Livraria São José, page 44: Abafador
    8 KB (898 words) - 16:55, 24 January 2016
  • decoy in the rest of the Parish. (crime, obsolete) An accomplice of a thief or criminal acting as bait. 1526, W. Bonde, Pylgrimage of Perfection, III:
    28 KB (3,177 words) - 02:29, 18 January 2016
  • dry up”) with an extra infix -n-. The original meaning was probably “thin water layer, spray, drops,” whence “small, tiny.” Cognates include Lithuanian
    5 KB (493 words) - 22:32, 24 January 2016
  • hope that, if the magistrate should believe him, although not actually the thief, to be connected with thieves; he would deal as leniently with him as justice
    24 KB (1,709 words) - 13:29, 7 February 2016
  • Old French furet, from Vulgar Latin *fūrittus, diminutive of Latin fūr ‎(“thief”). fret m ‎(plural fretten, diminutive fretje n) ferret, Mustela putorius
    10 KB (841 words) - 12:29, 19 January 2016
  • nichnásti v'ló natálti k'lúm that the thief said, I never entered and I took nothing (Judaism) To pour water over (hands). c. 1563, Joseph Karo, שלחן
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