Thing+possessed

  • 1 Possessed — Possess Pos*sess (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Possessed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Possessing}.] [L. possessus, p. p. of possidere to have, possess, from an inseparable prep. (cf. {Position}) + sedere to sit. See {Sit}.] 1. To occupy in person; to hold …

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  • 2 Thing — (th[i^]ng), n. [AS. [thorn]ing a thing, cause, assembly, judicial assembly; akin to [thorn]ingan to negotiate, [thorn]ingian to reconcile, conciliate, D. ding a thing, OS. thing thing, assembly, judicial assembly, G. ding a thing, formerly also,… …

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  • 3 Thing (assembly) — Folkmoot redirects here. For the festival, see Folkmoot USA. Further information: Medieval Scandinavian laws Germanic thing, drawn after the depiction in a relief of the Column of Marcus Aurelius (AD 193) A thing (Old Norse, Old English and Ice …

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  • 4 thing — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, thing, assembly; akin to Old High German ding thing, assembly, Gothic theihs time Date: before 12th century 1. a. a matter of concern ; affair < many things to do > b. plural state of affairs in… …

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  • 5 possessed — Mad; under the control of evil spirits. Having possession. Seized. Flowers v Flowers, 89 Ga 632, 635. The term is a variable one in the law, and has different meanings as it is used in different circumstances. It sometimes means a temporary… …

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  • 6 Man-Thing — For the film, see Man Thing (film). Man Thing Man Thing #1 (Jan. 1974). Cover art by Frank Brunner. Publication information …

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  • 7 The Damned Thing — Infobox Television episode Title = The Damned Thing Series = Masters of Horror Caption = Sean Patrick Flanery as Sheriff Kevin Reddle Season = 2 Episode = 1 Airdate = October 27, 2006 Production = 201 Writer = Richard Christian Matheson Director …

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  • 8 The Thing on the Doorstep — Infobox short story | name = The Thing on The Doorstep author = H. P. Lovecraft country = United States language = English genre = Horror short story publication type = Periodical published in = Weird Tales publisher = media type = Print… …

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  • 9 Elder Thing — The Elder Things (also known as the Old Ones [The term Old Ones is ambiguous in the Cthulhu Mythos and can also refer to the Great Old Ones, a separate group of beings described as being enemies of the Elder Things in At the Mountains of Madness …

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  • 10 possession — Having control over a thing with the intent to have and to exercise such control. Oswald v. Weigel, 219 Kan. 616, 549 P.2d 568, 569. The detention and control, or the manual or ideal custody, of anything which may be the subject of property, for… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 11 property — propertyless, n. /prop euhr tee/, n., pl. properties. 1. that which a person owns; the possession or possessions of a particular owner: They lost all their property in the fire. 2. goods, land, etc., considered as possessions: The corporation is… …

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  • 12 possession — n. 1 the act or state of possessing or being possessed. 2 the thing possessed. 3 the act or state of actual holding or occupancy. 4 Law power or control similar to lawful ownership but which may exist separately from it (prosecuted for possession …

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  • 13 possession — /peuh zesh euhn/, n. 1. the act or fact of possessing. 2. the state of being possessed. 3. ownership. 4. Law. actual holding or occupancy, either with or without rights of ownership. 5. a thing possessed: He packed all his possessions into one… …

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  • 14 Possess — Pos*sess (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Possessed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Possessing}.] [L. possessus, p. p. of possidere to have, possess, from an inseparable prep. (cf. {Position}) + sedere to sit. See {Sit}.] 1. To occupy in person; to hold or… …

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  • 15 Possessing — Possess Pos*sess (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Possessed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Possessing}.] [L. possessus, p. p. of possidere to have, possess, from an inseparable prep. (cf. {Position}) + sedere to sit. See {Sit}.] 1. To occupy in person; to hold …

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  • 16 Property — • The person who enjoys the full right to dispose of it insofar as is not forbidden by law Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Property     Property      …

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  • 17 LGBT characters in comics — For much of the 20th century, gay relationships were discouraged from being shown in comics, which were seen mainly as directed towards children. Until 1989 the Comics Code Authority (CCA), which imposed de facto censorship on comics sold through …

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  • 18 Technology of the Discworld — The technology depicted in Terry Pratchett s Discworld novels takes two forms: magical and mechanical. Nearly all technology early in the series is at least partially magical, but in recent books there has been something of an industrial… …

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  • 19 Possession — Pos*ses sion, n. [F. possession, L. possessio.] 1. The act or state of possessing, or holding as one s own. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The having, holding, or detention of property in one s power or command; actual seizin or occupancy; ownership,… …

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  • 20 To give possession — Possession Pos*ses sion, n. [F. possession, L. possessio.] 1. The act or state of possessing, or holding as one s own. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The having, holding, or detention of property in one s power or command; actual seizin or occupancy;… …

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