Archy
Archy \Arch"y\, a. Arched; as, archy brows. [1913 Webster]

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  • Archy — is a software system whose user interface poses a radically different approach for interacting with computers with respect to traditional graphical user interfaces. Designed by human computer interface expert Jef Raskin, it embodies his ideas and …   Wikipedia

  • -archy — [är kē, ər kē] [via ME archy or OFr archie or L archia < Gr archein, to rule] combining form forming nouns rule or government [matriarchy, monarchy] …   English World dictionary

  • archy — *ar chy [Gr. ?, fr. ? chief. See {Arch }, pref.] A suffix properly meaning a rule, ruling, as in monarchy, the rule of one only. Cf. { arch}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -archy — suffix meaning rule, from L. archia, from Gk. arkhia rule, from arkhos leader, chief, ruler, from arkhe beginning, origin, first place (see ARCHON (Cf. archon)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • -archy — The English suffix archy (from Greek αρχή, rule ) denotes leadership and government. See Political philosophy and politics.Governments*anarchy mdash;rule by none *andrarchy mdash;rule by men *cryptarchy mdash;secret rule *ecclesiarchy mdash;rule… …   Wikipedia

  • -archy — a combining form meaning rule, government, forming abstract nouns usually corresponding to personal nouns ending in arch: monarchy; oligarchy. [ME archie < L archia < Gk, equiv. to arch(os) or arch(es) ARCH + ia Y3] * * * archy / är ki or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • -archy — noun combining form (plural archies) Etymology: Latin archia, from Greek, from archein to rule more at arch rule ; government < squirearchy > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Archy — /ahr chee/, n. a male given name, form of Archibald. * * * …   Universalium

  • -archy — a combining form meaning rule, government, forming abstract nouns usually corresponding to personal nouns ending in arch: monarchy; oligarchy. [ME archie < L archia < Gk, equiv. to arch(os) or arch(es) ARCH + ia Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • -archy — [ α:rki] combining form (forming nouns) denoting a type of rule or government, corresponding to nouns ending in arch: monarchy …   English new terms dictionary

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