Adam's apple
noun Date: circa 1755 the projection in the front of the neck formed by the largest cartilage of the larynx

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Adam's apple — Adam Ad am, n. 1. The name given in the Bible to the first man, the progenitor of the human race. [1913 Webster] 2. (As a symbol) Original sin; human frailty. [1913 Webster] And whipped the offending Adam out of him. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Adam s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Adam's apple (disambiguation) — An adam s apple is a protrusion in the front of the throatAdam s apple may also refer to:*Adam s Apples, a 2005 Danish movie *Adam s Apple (album), a 1966 album by Wayne Shorter *Adam s Apple (song), a 1975 song by Aerosmith *Adam s Apple (2004… …   Wikipedia

  • Adam's Apple (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Adam s Apple Type = studio Artist = Wayne Shorter Released = February 24, 1966 Recorded = February 3 14, 1966 Genre = Hard bop Modal jazz Post bop Length = 47:58 Label = Blue Note Producer = Alfred Lion Reviews = *amg|id=10 …   Wikipedia

  • Adam's ale — Adam Ad am, n. 1. The name given in the Bible to the first man, the progenitor of the human race. [1913 Webster] 2. (As a symbol) Original sin; human frailty. [1913 Webster] And whipped the offending Adam out of him. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Adam s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adam's flannel — Adam Ad am, n. 1. The name given in the Bible to the first man, the progenitor of the human race. [1913 Webster] 2. (As a symbol) Original sin; human frailty. [1913 Webster] And whipped the offending Adam out of him. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Adam s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adam's needle — Adam Ad am, n. 1. The name given in the Bible to the first man, the progenitor of the human race. [1913 Webster] 2. (As a symbol) Original sin; human frailty. [1913 Webster] And whipped the offending Adam out of him. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Adam s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adam — Ad am, n. 1. The name given in the Bible to the first man, the progenitor of the human race. [1913 Webster] 2. (As a symbol) Original sin; human frailty. [1913 Webster] And whipped the offending Adam out of him. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Adam s ale} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adam Lay Ybounden — alternatively titled Deo Gracias , is a 15th Century English text of unknown authorship, found in the Sloane Manuscript 2593. It is believed by the British Library to have belonged to a wandering minstrel. Text Adam lay ybounden, Bounden in a bo …   Wikipedia

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