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  • 1 For aye — Aye Aye, Ay Ay, adv. [Icel. ei, ey; akin to AS. [=a], [=a]wa, always, Goth. aiws an age, Icel. [ae]fi, OHG, ?wa, L. aevum, Gr. ? an age, ?, ?, ever, always, G. je, Skr. ?va course. ?, ?. Cf. {Age}, v., {Either}, a., {Or}, conj.] Always; ever;… …

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  • 2 for aye — adverb Etymology: Middle English for aye : always, forever, eternally * * * for aye or for ever and aye For ever, to all eternity • • • Main Entry: ↑aye * * * forever …

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  • 3 for aye — forever. → aye aye …

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  • 4 for aye — (Poetical.) Always. See forever …

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  • 5 marry in May, rue for aye — Some earlier related proverbs are also illustrated below. There are a number of old beliefs about the malign influence of this month, e.g. May chickens come cheeping. Cf. OVID Fasti v. 489 si te proverbia tangunt, mense malum Maio nubere volgus… …

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  • 6 Aye — Aye, Ay Ay, adv. [Icel. ei, ey; akin to AS. [=a], [=a]wa, always, Goth. aiws an age, Icel. [ae]fi, OHG, ?wa, L. aevum, Gr. ? an age, ?, ?, ever, always, G. je, Skr. ?va course. ?, ?. Cf. {Age}, v., {Either}, a., {Or}, conj.] Always; ever;… …

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  • 7 for ever and aye — for aye or for ever and aye For ever, to all eternity • • • Main Entry: ↑aye …

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  • 8 aye — 1. The OED notes that the word meaning ‘yes’ appears suddenly about 1575 and is common about 1600, but its origin is un known. Its principal uses now are in some northern British varieties (especially Scottish), as a parliamentary term (The ayes… …

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  • 9 Aye, and Gomorrah, and other stories — infobox Book | name = Aye, and Gomorrah title orig = translator = image caption = Cover from the first edition author = Samuel R. Delaney illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Science fiction… …

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  • 10 AYE — 1. adv. & n. (also ay) adv. 1 archaic or dial. yes. 2 (in voting) I assent. 3 (as aye aye) Naut. a response accepting an order. n. an affirmative answer or assent, esp. in voting. Phrases and idioms: the ayes have it the affirmative votes are in… …

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  • 11 for good — Synonyms and related words: aye, ever, ever and again, ever and anon, evermore, for all time, for aye, for keeps, forever, forever and aye, forevermore, in all ages, now and forever, throughout the ages, till doomsday, till time stops, to keep …

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  • 12 for keeps — Synonyms and related words: aye, ever, ever and again, ever and anon, evermore, for all time, for aye, for good, forever, forever and aye, forevermore, in all ages, now and forever, throughout the ages, till doomsday, till time stops, to keep …

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  • 13 aye — aye1 [ʌɪ] (also ay) exclamation archaic or dialect yes. ↘(aye aye) Nautical a response accepting an order. ↘(in voting) I assent. noun an affirmative answer, especially in voting. Origin C16: prob. from I, first person personal pronoun,… …

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  • 14 for keeps — adverb for the winner to keep all (Freq. 1) they played for keeps * * * (informal) FOREVER, for ever and ever, for evermore, for always, for good (and all), permanently, in perpetuity; inform …

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  • 15 for good — those days are gone for good Syn: forever, permanently, for always, evermore, forevermore, for ever and ever, for eternity, never to return, forevermore; informal for keeps, until the cows come home, until hell freezes over; archaic for aye …

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  • 16 Aye-aye — Aye aye[1][2] An aye aye eating banana flowers …

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  • 17 Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo — (ए मेरे वतन के लोगों) (O! the people of my motherland! :English), was an Indian patriotic song written by Kavi Pradeep and composed by C. Ramchandra (Chitalkar). It was rendered by Lata Mangeshkar around the end of Sino Indian War. It was… …

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  • 18 Aye-aye — n. [From the native name, prob. from its cry.] (Zo[ o]l.) A singular nocturnal quadruped, allied to the lemurs, found in Madagascar ({Cheiromys Madagascariensis}), remarkable for its long fingers, sharp nails, and rodent like incisor teeth. [191 …

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  • 19 Aye Write! — Aye Write is a book festival which takes place in Glasgow in late February or early March.[1] As of 2007 it is an annual fixture. Contents 1 History 2 Participants 3 Clare Maclean Prize …

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  • 20 Aye — Aye, n. An affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, To call for the ayes and noes; The ayes have it. [1913 Webster] …

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