912 examples of fr. in sentences
3. "A gimmal or gimbal ring, Fr. gemeau, utr.
[Fr.], more catholic than the Pope increased &c (added to) 35; enlarged &c (expanded) 194.
Phr. cela va sans dire [Fr.]; ex pede Herculem [Lat.]; noscitur a sociis [Lat.]; ne e quovis ligno Mercurius fiat
Fr.], stopgap, jury rigging, jury mast, locum tenens, warming pan, dummy, scapegoat; double; changeling; quid pro quo, alternative. representative &c (deputy) 759; palimpsest. price, purchase money, consideration, equivalent.
pocket handkerchief, hanky^, hankie. clothier, tailor, milliner, costumier, sempstress^, snip; dressmaker, habitmaker^, breechesmaker^, shoemaker; Crispin; friseur [Fr.]; cordwainer^, cobbler, hosier^, hatter; draper, linen draper, haberdasher, mercer.
Adv. back, backwards; reflexively, to the right about; a reculons [Fr.], a rebours [Fr.].
[Fr.]; rigor mortis [Lat.]; Stygian shore.
[Fr.]; rising of the curtain.
V. play the fool &c 499; talk nonsense, parler a tort et a travess [Fr.]; battre la campagne
[Fr.]; stretch of fancy, stretch of the imagination; flight of fancy &c (imagination) 515.
[Fr.], wild-goose chase; capriciousness &c adj.; kink.
[Fr.], with folded arms; with the hands in the pockets, with the hands behind one's back; pour passer le temps [Fr.].
[Fr.]; finesse, side blow, thin end of the wedge, shift, go by, subterfuge, evasion; white lie &c (untruth) 546; juggle, tour de force; tricks of the trade, tricks upon travelers; espieglerie [Fr.]; net, trap &c 545. Ulysses, Machiavel, sly boots, fox, reynard; Scotchman; Jew, Yankee; intriguer, intrigant^; floater [U.S.], Indian giver [U.S.], keener [U.S.], repeater
[Fr.], checkmate; half the battle, prize; profit &c (acquisition) 775.
[Civil authorities] mayor, mayoralty; prefect, chancellor, archon, provost, magistrate, syndic; alcalde^, alcaid^; burgomaster, corregidor^, seneschal, alderman, councilman, committeeman, councilwoman, warden, constable, portreeve^; lord mayor; officer &c (executive) 965; dewan^, fonctionnaire [Fr.].
books, account book, ledger; day book, cash book, pass book; journal; debtor and creditor account, cash account, running account; account current; balance, balance sheet; compte rendu [Fr.], account settled, acquit, assets, expenditure, liabilities, outstanding accounts; profit and loss account, profit and loss statement, receipts. bookkeeping, accounting, double entry bookkeeping, reckoning. audit.
Adj. excited &c v.; wrought up, up the qui vive [Fr.], astir, sparkling; in a quiver &c 821, in a fever, in a ferment, in a blaze, in a state of excitement; in hysterics; black in the face, overwrought, tense, taught, on a razor's edge; hot, red-hot, flushed, feverish; all of a twitter, in a pucker; with quivering lips, with tears in one's eyes.
[As You Like It], vogue, celebrity; fame, famousness; renown; popularity, aura popularis [Lat.]; approbation &c 931; credit, succes d'estime [Fr.], prestige, talk of the town; name to conjure with.
exultation; gloriation^, glorification; flourish of trumpets; triumph &c 883. boaster; braggart, braggadocio; Gascon [Fr.], fanfaron^, pretender, soi-disant [Fr.]; blower [U.S.], bluffer, Foxy Quiller^; blusterer &c 887; charlatan, jack-pudding, trumpeter; puppy &c (fop) 854.
[Fr.], sponger, sucker [Slang], tagtail^, truckler.
[Terence]; Tu l'as voulu [Fr.], Georges Dandin; and wet his grave with my repentant tears [Richard III].
p. 24: I am accepting here a narrow definition of feudalism (see my Conquerors and Rulers, Leiden 1952).The division of armies into "right" and "left" is interesting in the light of the theories concerning the importance of systems of orientation (Fr.
Arsencio Fernandes and Fr.
The infatuation of Phaedra is correctly described (fr., 611, 607 Dind.)