32 definitions by Antinous

Adverb. 1. clearly, unambiguously, without embellishment.
2. merely, only.
1. Speaking simply is the best way to be understood.
2. To defend myself against the burglar, I simply shot him.
автор: Antinous 11 сентября 2003
Eating human flesh, cannibalism.
I wouldn't recommend anthropophagy; people do not taste like chicken.
автор: Antinous 12 сентября 2003
1. Liquor distilled from a fermented mash of grain, as barley, corn, or rye. From the Gaelic Uisge Beatha, "water of life."
2.A drink of whisky.
Also "whiskey"
Whisky is the water of life.
автор: Antinous 11 сентября 2003
A vestibule leading to the nave of a church.
автор: Antinous 22 сентября 2003
1. satisfaction of a duty or debt.
2. rest or a release, esp. death.
"Who would bear the whips and scorns of time . . . when he himself might his quietus make with a bare bodkin?" --Hamlet
автор: Antinous 12 сентября 2003
a knife, usually bevelled on one side only, with a handle at either end of the blade, used with a pulling stroke for rapid removal of stock.
I took the corners off the block with a drawknife before turning it on the lathe.
автор: Antinous 12 сентября 2003
"The grunt of the human hog (Pignoramus intolerabilis) with an audible memory. The speech of one who utters with his tongue what he thinks with his ear, and feels the pride of a creator in accomplishing the feat of a parrot. A means (under Providence) of setting up as a wit without a capital of sense" (Ambrose Bierce. The Devil's Dictionary. 1911).
автор: Antinous 11 сентября 2003

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