Onions
biographical name Charles Talbut 1873-1965 English lexicographer

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  • onions — A slang term for breasts, as onions come in a variety of colors and sizes, as do breasts. For instance, a well endowed girl may be said to have jumbo onions. I love looking at Jennifer. She has great onions …   Dictionary of american slang

  • onions —    Long prized for medicinal purposes. Popular tradition lays particular stess on the efficacy of raw onion rubbed on wasp and bee stings, and on warm onion juice dropped into the ear for earache; they are also mentioned for kidney troubles,… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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  • Onions — /un yeuhnz/, n. Charles Talbut /tawl beuht, tal /, 1873 1965, English lexicographer and philologist. * * * …   Universalium

  • onions — on·ion || ÊŒnjÉ™n n. sharp tasting edible bulb consisting of concentric fleshy layers (used much in cooking); any of various bulbous hollow leaved plants which are cultivated for their sharp tasting edible bulb …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Onions — /ˈʌnjənz/ (say unyuhnz) noun Charles Talbut, 1873–1965, English lexicographer and philologist …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Onions (surname) — Onions is a surname. Notable persons with that surname include: Alfred Onions (1858–1921), Welsh Labour Party politician Charles Talbut Onions (1873–1965), English grammarian and lexicographer George Onions (1883–1944), English recipient of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Onions in the Stew — 1956 Book Club edition Onions in the Stew is the fourth in a series of humorous autobiographical books by Betty MacDonald about her life on Vashon Island with her second husband and daughters during the Second World War years. It was published in …   Wikipedia

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