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scouting
     1. n. The act of one who scouts.
     2. n. The Scout Movement.
     3. n. The activities of boy scouts and girl scouts.
a
     1. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     2. art. Used in conjunction with the adjectives score, dozen, hundred, thousand, and million, as a function word.
           I've seen it happen a hundred times.
     3. art. One certain or particular; any single.Brown, Lesley, (2003)
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     4. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     5. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope; also used with a negative to indicate not a single one.Lindberg, Christine A. (2007)
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     6. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     7. art. Someone or something like; similar to; Used before a proper noun to create an example out of it.
           The center of the village was becoming a Times Square.
     8. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     9. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     10. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     11. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     13. prep. To do with status; In.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
     14. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     17. v. (archaic, or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     18. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and Scotland dialects) He.
     19. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     20. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     21. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     22. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
killed by a snake
it was like a vision
gathering
     1. n. A meeting or get-together; a party or social function.
           I met her at a gathering of engineers and scientists.
     2. n. A group of people or things.
           A gathering of fruit.
     3. n. (bookbinding) A section, a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half.
           This gathering machine forms the backbone of a bookbinding operation.
     4. n. A charitable contribution; a collection.
     5. n. (medicine) A tumor or boil suppurated or maturated; an abscess.
     6. v. present participle of gather
           She enjoyed gathering wildflowers.
     gather
          1. v. To collect; normally separate things.
                I've been gathering ideas from the people I work with.
                She bent down to gather the reluctant cat from beneath the chair.
          2. v.          Especially, to harvest food.
                        We went to gather some blackberries from the nearby lane.
          3. v.          To accumulate over time, to amass little by little.
                        Over the years he'd gathered a considerable collection of mugs.
          4. v.          (intransitive) To congregate, or assemble.
                        People gathered round as he began to tell his story.
          5. v.          (intransitive) To grow gradually larger by accretion.
          6. v. To bring parts of a whole closer.
                She gathered the shawl about her as she stepped into the cold.
          7. v.          (sewing) To add pleats or folds to a piece of cloth, normally to reduce its width.
                        A gown should be gathered around the top so that it will remain shaped.
          8. v.          (knitting) To bring stitches closer together.
                        Be careful not to stretch or gather your knitting.
                        If you want to emphasise the shape, it is possible to gather the waistline.
          9. v.          (architecture) To bring together, or nearer together, in masonry, as for example where the width of a fireplace is rapidly diminished to the width of t
          10. v.          (nautical) To haul in; to take up.
                        to gather the slack of a rope
          11. v. To infer or conclude; to know from a different source.
                From his silence, I gathered that things had not gone well.
                I gather from Aunty May that you had a good day at the match.
          12. v. (intransitive, medicine, of a boil or sore) To be filled with pus
                Salt water can help boils to gather and then burst.
          13. v. (glassblowing) To collect molten glass on the end of a tool.
          14. v. To gain; to win.
          15. n. A plait or fold in cloth, made by drawing a thread through it; a pucker.
          16. n. The inclination forward of the axle journals to keep the wheels from working outward.
          17. n. The soffit or under surface of the masonry required in gathering. See gather (transitive verb).
          18. n. (glassblowing) A blob of molten glass collected on the end of a blowpipe.
          19. n. A gathering.
of
     1. prep. Expressing distance or motion.
     2. prep.          (now obsolete, or dialectal) From (of distance, direction), "off".
     3. prep.          (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
     4. prep.          From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
                    There are no shops within twenty miles of the cottage.
     5. prep.          (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
                    What's the time? / Nearly a quarter of three.
     6. prep. Expressing separation.
     7. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object.)
                    Finally she was relieved of the burden of caring for her sick husband.
     8. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.)
                    He seemed devoid of human feelings.
     9. prep.          (obsolete) (Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb.)
     10. prep. Expressing origin.
     11. prep.          (Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.)
                    The word is believed to be of Japanese origin.
     12. prep.          (Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation); from, out of, as an expression of.
                    The invention was born of necessity.
     13. prep.          (following an intransitive verb) (Indicates the source or cause of the verb.)
                    It is said that she died of a broken heart.
     14. prep.          (following an adjective) (Indicates the subject or cause of the adjective.)
                    I am tired of all this nonsense.
     15. prep. Expressing agency.
     16. prep.          (following a passive verb) (Indicates the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with by).)
                    I am not particularly enamoured of this idea.
     17. prep.          (Used to introduce the "subjective genitive"; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase) (see also 'Possession' senses below).
                    The contract can be terminated at any time with the agreement of both parties.
     18. prep.          (following an adjective) (Used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.)
                    It was very brave of you to speak out like that.
     19. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     20. prep.          (after a verb expressing construction, making etc.) (Used to indicate the material or substance used.)
                    Many 'corks' are now actually made of plastic.
     21. prep.          (directly following a noun) (Used to indicate the material of the just-mentioned object.)
                    She wore a dress of silk.
     22. prep.          (Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.)
                    What a lot of nonsense!
     23. prep.          (Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.)
                   Welcome to the historic town of Harwich.
     24. prep.          (Links two nouns in near-apposition, with the first qualifying the second); "which is also".
                    I'm not driving this wreck of a car.
     25. prep. Introducing subject matter.
     26. prep.          (Links an intransitive verb, or a transitive verb and its subject (especially verbs to do with thinking, feeling, expressing etc.), with its subject-ma
                    I'm always thinking of you.
     27. prep.          (following a noun (now chiefly nouns of knowledge, communication etc.)) (Introduces its subject matter); about, concerning.
                    He told us the story of his journey to India.
     28. prep.          (following an adjective) (Introduces its subject matter.)
                    This behaviour is typical of teenagers.
     29. prep. Having partitive effect.
     30. prep.          (following a number or other quantitive word) (Introduces the whole for which is indicated only the specified part or segment); "from among".
                    Most of these apples are rotten.
     31. prep.          (following a noun) (Indicates a given part.)
     32. prep.          (now archaic, literary, with preceding partitive word assumed, or as a predicate after to be) Some, an amount of, one of.
                    On the whole, they seem to be of the decent sort.
     33. prep.          (Links to a genitive noun or possessive pronoun, with partitive effect (though now often merged with possessive senses, below).)
                    He is a friend of mine.
     34. prep. Expressing possession.
     35. prep.          Belonging to, existing in, or taking place in a given location, place or time. Compare "origin" senses, above.
                    He was perhaps the most famous scientist of the twentieth century.
     36. prep.          Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it.
                    The owner of the nightclub was arrested.
     37. prep.          Belonging to (someone or something) as something they possess or have as a characteristic; (the "possessive genitive". (With abstract nouns, this inter
                    Keep the handle of the saucepan away from the flames.
     38. prep. Forming the "objective genitive".
     39. prep.          (Follows an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action.)
                    She had a profound distrust of the police.
     40. prep. Expressing qualities or characteristics.
     41. prep.          (now archaic, or literary) (Links an adjective with a noun or noun phrase to form a quasi-adverbial qualifier); in respect to, as regards.
                    My companion seemed affable and easy of manner.
     42. prep.          (Indicates a quality or characteristic); "characterized by".
                    Pooh was said to be a bear of very little brain.
     43. prep.          (Indicates quantity, age, price, etc.)
                    We have been paying interest at a rate of 10%.
     44. prep.          (US, informal considered incorrect by some) (Used to link singular indefinite nouns (preceded by the indefinite article) and attributive adjectives mod
                    It's not that big of a deal.
     45. prep. Expressing a point in time.
     46. prep.          (chiefly regional) During the course of (a set period of time, day of the week etc.), now specifically with implied repetition or regularity.
                    Of an evening, we would often go for a stroll along the river.
     47. prep.          (UK dialectal, chiefly in negative constructions) For (a given length of time).
                    I've not tekken her out of a goodly long while.
     48. prep.          (after a noun) (Indicates duration of a state, activity etc.)
                    After a delay of three hours, the plane finally took off.
out of patience with her now
he liked the substance of it
Rovers
     1. n. plural of Rover
     2. n. plural of rover
usually
     1. adv. Most of the time; less than always, but more than occasionally.
           Except for one or two days a year, he usually walks to work.
     2. adv. Under normal conditions.
in
     1. prep. Used to indicate location, inclusion, or position within spatial, temporal or other limits.
     2. prep.          Contained by.
                   The dog is in the kennel.
     3. prep.          Within.
     4. prep.          Surrounded by.
                   We are in the enemy camp.   Her plane is in the air.
     5. prep.          Part of; a member of.
                   One in a million.   She's in band and orchestra.
     6. prep.          Pertaining to; with regard to.
                   What grade did he get in English?
                   Military letters should be formal in tone, but not stilted.
     7. prep.          At the end of a period of time.
                   They said they would call us in a week.
     8. prep.          Within a certain elapsed time
                   Are you able to finish this in three hours?   The massacre resulted in over 1000 deaths in three hours.
     9. prep.          During (said of periods of time).
                   in the first week of December;  Easter falls in the fourth lunar month;   The country reached a high level of prosperity in his fi
     10. prep.          (grammar, phonetics, of sounds and letters) Coming at the end of a word.
                   English nouns in -ce form their plurals in -s.
     11. prep. Into.
           Less water gets in your boots this way.
     12. prep. Used to indicate limit, qualification, condition, or circumstance.
           In replacing the faucet washers, he felt he was making his contribution to the environment.
     13. prep.          Indicating an order or arrangement.
                   My fat rolls around in folds.
     14. prep.          Denoting a state of the subject.
                   He stalked away in anger.   John is in a coma.
     15. prep.          Indicates, connotatively, a place-like form of someone's (or something's) personality, as his, her or its psychic and physical characteristics.
                   You've got a friend in me.   He's met his match in her.
     16. prep.          Wearing (an item of clothing).
                    I glanced over at the pretty girl in the red dress.
     17. prep. Used to indicate means, medium, format, genre, or instrumentality.
     18. prep.          (of something offered or given in an exchange) In the form of, in the denomination of.
                   Please pay me in cash — preferably in tens and twenties.
                   The deposit can be in any legal tender, even in gold.
                    Her generosity was rewarded in the success of its recipients.
     19. prep.          Used to indicate a language, script, tone, etc. of a text, speech, etc.
                   Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5" in C minor is among his most popular.
                   His speech was in French, but was simultaneously translated into eight languages.
                   When you write in cursive, it's illegible.
     20. v. (obsolete, transitive) To enclose.
     21. v. (obsolete, transitive) To take in; to harvest.
     22. adv. (not comparable) Located indoors, especially at home or the office, or inside something.
           Is Mr. Smith in?
     23. adv. Moving to the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
           Suddenly a strange man walked in.
     24. adv. (sports) Still eligible to play, e.g. able to bat in cricket and baseball.
           He went for the wild toss but wasn't able to stay in.
     25. adv. (UK) Abbreviation of in aid of.
           What's that in?
     26. adv. After the beginning of something.
     27. n. A position of power or a way to get it.
           His parents got him an in with the company
     28. n. (sport) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting – see innings
     29. n. A re-entrant angle; a nook or corner.
     30. adj. In fashion; popular.
           Skirts are in this year.
     31. adj. Incoming.
           the in train
     32. adj. (nautical, of the sails of a vessel) Furled or stowed.
     33. adj. (legal) With privilege or possession; used to denote a holding, possession, or seisin.
           in by descent; in by purchase; in of the seisin of her husband
     34. adj. (cricket) Currently batting.
     35. n. Inch.
in all its history
I've seen him in town
the
     1. art. Definite grammatical article that implies necessarily that an entity it articulates is presupposed; something already mentioned, or completely specified later in that same sentence, or assumed already
           I’m reading the book. (Compare I’m reading a book.)
           The street in front of your house. (Compare A street in Paris.)
           The men and women watched the man give the birdseed to the bird.
     2. art.          Used before a noun modified by a restrictive relative clause, indicating that the noun refers to a single referent defined by the relative clause.
                    The street that runs through my hometown.
     3. art. Used before an object considered to be unique, or of which there is only one at a time.
           No one knows how many galaxies there are in the universe.
           God save the Queen!
     4. art. Used before a superlative or an ordinal number modifying a noun, to indicate that the noun refers to a single item.
           That was the best apple pie ever.
     5. art.          Added to a superlative or an ordinal number to make it into a substantive.
                    That apple pie was the best.
     6. art. Introducing a singular term to be taken generically: preceding a name of something standing for a whole class.
     7. art. Used before an adjective, indicating all things (especially persons) described by that adjective.
           Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
     8. art. Used to indicate a certain example of (a noun) which is usually of most concern or most common or familiar.
           No one in the whole country had seen it before.
           I don't think I'll get to it until the morning.
     9. art. Used before a body part (especially of someone previously mentioned), as an alternative to a possessive pronoun.
           A stone hit him on the head. (= “A stone hit him on his head.”)
     10. art. When stressed, indicates that it describes an object which is considered to be best or exclusively worthy of attention.
           That is the hospital to go to for heart surgery.
     11. adv. 1=With a comparative ormore and a verb phrase, establishes a parallel with one or more other such comparatives.
           The hotter the better.
           The more I think about it, the weaker it looks.
           The more money donated, the more books purchased, and the more happy children.
           It looks weaker and weaker, the more I think about it.
     12. adv. 1=With a comparative, and often withfor it, indicates a result more like said comparative. This can be negated withnone.
           It was a difficult time, but I’m the wiser for it.
           It was a difficult time, and I’m none the wiser for it.
           I'm much the wiser for having had a difficult time like that.
the doctor asked
the body was gone
form
     1. n. To do with shape.:
     2. n.          The shape or visible structure of a thing or person.
     3. n.          A thing that gives shape to other things as in a mold.
     4. n.          (dated) A long bench with no back.
     5. n.          (fine arts) The boundary line of a material object. In painting, more generally, the human body.
     6. n.          (crystallography) The combination of planes included under a general crystallographic symbol. It is not necessarily a closed solid.
     7. n. (social) To do with structure or procedure.
     8. n.          An order of doing things, as in religious ritual.
     9. n.          Established method of expression or practice; fixed way of proceeding; conventional or stated scheme; formula.
     10. n.          Constitution; mode of construction, organization, etc.; system.
                   a republican form of government
     11. n.          Show without substance; empty, outside appearance; vain, trivial, or conventional ceremony; conventionality; formality.
                   a matter of mere form
     12. n.          (archaic) A class or rank in society.
     13. n.          (UK) A criminal record; loosely, past history (in a given area).
     14. n.          (education) A class or year of school pupils (often preceded by an ordinal number to specify the year, as in sixth form).
     15. n. A blank document or template to be filled in by the user.
           To apply for the position, complete the application form.
     16. n. Level of performance.
           The team's form has been poor this year.
           The orchestra was on top form this evening.
     17. n. (grammar) A grouping of words which maintain grammatical context in different usages; the particular shape or structure of a word or part of speech.
           participial forms;  verb forms
     18. n. The den or home of a hare.
     19. n. (computing, programming) A window or dialogue box.
     20. n. (taxonomy) An infraspecific rank.
     21. n. (printing, dated) The type or other matter from which an impression is to be taken, arranged and secured in a chase.
     22. n. (geometry) A quantic.
     23. n. (sports) A specific way of performing a movement.
     24. v. To assume (a certain shape or visible structure).
           When you kids form a straight line I'll hand out the lollies.
     25. v. To give (a shape or visible structure) to a thing or person.
           Roll out the dough to form a thin sheet.
     26. v. (intransitive) To take shape.
           When icicles start to form on the eaves you know the roads will be icy.
     27. v. To put together or bring into being; assemble.
           The socialists did not have enough MPs to form a government.
           Paul McCartney and John Lennon formed The Beatles in Liverpool in 1960.
     28. v. (transitive, linguistics) To create (a word) by inflection or derivation.
           By adding "-ness", you can form a noun from an adjective.
     29. v. To constitute, to compose, to make up.
           Teenagers form the bulk of extreme traffic offenders.
     30. v. To mould or model by instruction or discipline.
           Singing in a choir helps to form a child's sociality.
     31. v. To provide (a hare) with a form.
     32. v. (electrical, historical, transitive) To treat (plates) to prepare them for introduction into a storage battery, causing one plate to be composed more or less of spongy lead, and the other of lead pero
he might have got it in capsule form
looking down at the still form on the floor
of
     1. prep. Expressing distance or motion.
     2. prep.          (now obsolete, or dialectal) From (of distance, direction), "off".
     3. prep.          (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
     4. prep.          From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
                    There are no shops within twenty miles of the cottage.
     5. prep.          (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
                    What's the time? / Nearly a quarter of three.
     6. prep. Expressing separation.
     7. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object.)
                    Finally she was relieved of the burden of caring for her sick husband.
     8. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.)
                    He seemed devoid of human feelings.
     9. prep.          (obsolete) (Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb.)
     10. prep. Expressing origin.
     11. prep.          (Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.)
                    The word is believed to be of Japanese origin.
     12. prep.          (Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation); from, out of, as an expression of.
                    The invention was born of necessity.
     13. prep.          (following an intransitive verb) (Indicates the source or cause of the verb.)
                    It is said that she died of a broken heart.
     14. prep.          (following an adjective) (Indicates the subject or cause of the adjective.)
                    I am tired of all this nonsense.
     15. prep. Expressing agency.
     16. prep.          (following a passive verb) (Indicates the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with by).)
                    I am not particularly enamoured of this idea.
     17. prep.          (Used to introduce the "subjective genitive"; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase) (see also 'Possession' senses below).
                    The contract can be terminated at any time with the agreement of both parties.
     18. prep.          (following an adjective) (Used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.)
                    It was very brave of you to speak out like that.
     19. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     20. prep.          (after a verb expressing construction, making etc.) (Used to indicate the material or substance used.)
                    Many 'corks' are now actually made of plastic.
     21. prep.          (directly following a noun) (Used to indicate the material of the just-mentioned object.)
                    She wore a dress of silk.
     22. prep.          (Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.)
                    What a lot of nonsense!
     23. prep.          (Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.)
                   Welcome to the historic town of Harwich.
     24. prep.          (Links two nouns in near-apposition, with the first qualifying the second); "which is also".
                    I'm not driving this wreck of a car.
     25. prep. Introducing subject matter.
     26. prep.          (Links an intransitive verb, or a transitive verb and its subject (especially verbs to do with thinking, feeling, expressing etc.), with its subject-ma
                    I'm always thinking of you.
     27. prep.          (following a noun (now chiefly nouns of knowledge, communication etc.)) (Introduces its subject matter); about, concerning.
                    He told us the story of his journey to India.
     28. prep.          (following an adjective) (Introduces its subject matter.)
                    This behaviour is typical of teenagers.
     29. prep. Having partitive effect.
     30. prep.          (following a number or other quantitive word) (Introduces the whole for which is indicated only the specified part or segment); "from among".
                    Most of these apples are rotten.
     31. prep.          (following a noun) (Indicates a given part.)
     32. prep.          (now archaic, literary, with preceding partitive word assumed, or as a predicate after to be) Some, an amount of, one of.
                    On the whole, they seem to be of the decent sort.
     33. prep.          (Links to a genitive noun or possessive pronoun, with partitive effect (though now often merged with possessive senses, below).)
                    He is a friend of mine.
     34. prep. Expressing possession.
     35. prep.          Belonging to, existing in, or taking place in a given location, place or time. Compare "origin" senses, above.
                    He was perhaps the most famous scientist of the twentieth century.
     36. prep.          Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it.
                    The owner of the nightclub was arrested.
     37. prep.          Belonging to (someone or something) as something they possess or have as a characteristic; (the "possessive genitive". (With abstract nouns, this inter
                    Keep the handle of the saucepan away from the flames.
     38. prep. Forming the "objective genitive".
     39. prep.          (Follows an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action.)
                    She had a profound distrust of the police.
     40. prep. Expressing qualities or characteristics.
     41. prep.          (now archaic, or literary) (Links an adjective with a noun or noun phrase to form a quasi-adverbial qualifier); in respect to, as regards.
                    My companion seemed affable and easy of manner.
     42. prep.          (Indicates a quality or characteristic); "characterized by".
                    Pooh was said to be a bear of very little brain.
     43. prep.          (Indicates quantity, age, price, etc.)
                    We have been paying interest at a rate of 10%.
     44. prep.          (US, informal considered incorrect by some) (Used to link singular indefinite nouns (preceded by the indefinite article) and attributive adjectives mod
                    It's not that big of a deal.
     45. prep. Expressing a point in time.
     46. prep.          (chiefly regional) During the course of (a set period of time, day of the week etc.), now specifically with implied repetition or regularity.
                    Of an evening, we would often go for a stroll along the river.
     47. prep.          (UK dialectal, chiefly in negative constructions) For (a given length of time).
                    I've not tekken her out of a goodly long while.
     48. prep.          (after a noun) (Indicates duration of a state, activity etc.)
                    After a delay of three hours, the plane finally took off.
being afraid of them
he liked the substance of it
a
     1. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     2. art. Used in conjunction with the adjectives score, dozen, hundred, thousand, and million, as a function word.
           I've seen it happen a hundred times.
     3. art. One certain or particular; any single.Brown, Lesley, (2003)
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     4. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     5. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope; also used with a negative to indicate not a single one.Lindberg, Christine A. (2007)
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     6. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     7. art. Someone or something like; similar to; Used before a proper noun to create an example out of it.
           The center of the village was becoming a Times Square.
     8. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     9. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     10. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     11. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     13. prep. To do with status; In.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
     14. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     17. v. (archaic, or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     18. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and Scotland dialects) He.
     19. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     20. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     21. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     22. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
as a sheriff
when I was a girl
camp
     1. n. An outdoor place acting as temporary accommodation in tents or other temporary structures.
     2. n. An organised event, often taking place in tents or temporary accommodation.
     3. n. A base of a military group, not necessarily temporary.
     4. n. A single hut or shelter.
           a hunter's camp
     5. n. The company or body of persons encamped.
     6. n. A group of people with the same strong ideals or political leanings.
     7. n. (uncommon) Campus
     8. n. (informal) A summer camp.
     9. n. (agriculture) A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost; called also burrow and pie.
     10. n. (obsolete) Conflict; battle.
     11. n. (obsolete) An ancient game of football, played in some parts of England.
     12. v. To live in a tent or similar temporary accommodation.
           We're planning to camp in the field until Sunday.
     13. v. To set up a camp.
     14. v. To afford rest or lodging for.
     15. v. (video games) To stay in an advantageous location in a video game, such as next to a power-up's spawning point or in order to guard an area.
           The easiest way to win on this map is to camp the double damage.
           Go and camp the flag for the win.
     16. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To fight; contend in battle or in any kind of contest; to strive with others in doing anything; compete.
     17. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To wrangle; argue.
     18. n. An affected, exaggerated or intentionally tasteless style.
     19. adj. Theatrical; making exaggerated gestures.
     20. adj. (of a man) Ostentatiously effeminate.
     21. adj. Intentionally tasteless or vulgar, self-parodying.
lasting
     1. adj. Persisting for an extended period of time.
           After World War One it was hoped that a lasting peace had been achieved. It hadn't.
     2. v. present participle of last
     3. n. continuance; endurance
     4. n. A durable woollen material formerly used for women's shoes; everlasting.
     5. n. The act or process of shaping on a last.
     last
          1. adj. Final, ultimate, coming after all others of its kind.
                “Eyes Wide Shut” was the last film to be directed by Stanley Kubrick.
          2. adj. Most recent, latest, last so far.
                The last time I saw him, he was married.
                I have received your note dated the 17th last, and am responding to say that....   (archaic usage)
          3. adj. Farthest of all from a given quality, character, or condition; most unlikely, or least preferable.
                He is the last person to be accused of theft.
                The last person I want to meet is Helen.
                More rain is the last thing we need right now.
          4. adj. Being the only one remaining of its class.
                Japan is the last empire.
          5. adj. Supreme; highest in degree; utmost.
          6. adj. Lowest in rank or degree.
                the last prize
          7. det. The (one) immediately before the present.
                We went there last year.
          8. det. (of a day of the week) Closest to seven days (one week) ago.
                It's Wednesday, and the party was last Tuesday; that is, not yesterday, but eight days ago.
          9. adv. Most recently.
                When we last met, he was based in Toronto.
          10. adv. (sequence) after everything else; finally
                I'll go last.
                last but not least
          11. v. (transitive, obsolete) To perform, carry out.
          12. v. (intransitive) To endure, continue over time.
                Summer seems to last longer each year.
                They seem happy now, but that won't last long.
          13. v. (intransitive) To hold out, continue undefeated or entire.
                I don't know how much longer we can last without reinforcements.
          14. n. A tool for shaping or preserving the shape of shoes.
          15. v. To shape with a last; to fasten or fit to a last; to place smoothly on a last.
                to last a boot
          16. n. (obsolete) A burden; load; a cargo; freight.
          17. n. (obsolete) A measure of weight or quantity, varying in designation depending on the goods concerned.
          18. n. (obsolete) An old English (and Dutch) measure of the carrying capacity of a ship, equal to two tons.
          19. n. A load of some commodity with reference to its weight and commercial value.
2
     1. prep. (text messaging, informal) (abbreviation of to)
           I have 2 go now. / Send files 2 him.
     2. prep. (computing) (abbreviation of to;) designating conversion from one format to another
           pdf2txt, i.e. conversion from PDF to plain text
     3. adv. (text messaging, informal) (abbreviation of too)
           Can I come 2?
weeks
     1. n. plural of week
     week
          1. n. Any period of seven consecutive days.
          2. n. A period of seven days beginning with Sunday or Monday.
          3. n. A period of five days beginning with Monday.
          4. n. A subdivision of the month into longer periods of work days punctuated by shorter weekend periods of days for markets, rest, or religious observation such as a sabbath.
                A 4-day week consists of Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
          5. n. Seven days after (sometimes before) a specified date.
                I'll see you Thursday week.
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