short+commons

  • 1 short commons — (informal) Meagre rations • • • Main Entry: ↑common short commons plural noun Minimum rations • • • Main Entry: ↑short …

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  • 2 short commons — noun Meagre rations. The master, in his cooks uniform, stationed himself at the copper; his pauper assistants ranged themselves behind him; the gruel was served out; and a long grace was said over the short commons …

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  • 3 short commons — /ʃɔt ˈkɒmənz/ (say shawt komuhnz) plural noun 1. limited or scant rations. –phrase 2. on short commons, on limited or scant rations …

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  • 4 short commons — archaic insufficient allocation of food. → commons …

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  • 5 short-commons — /shawrt kom euhnz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) Southern U.S. a scanty allowance of food. * * * …

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  • 6 short commons — minimal meal, scarce food ration, meal that provides a minimal amount of nutrition …

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  • 7 short-commons — /shawrt kom euhnz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) Southern U.S. a scanty allowance of food …

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  • 8 To be on short commons — Commons Com mons, n. pl., 1. The mass of the people, as distinguished from the titled classes or nobility; the commonalty; the common people. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] T is like the commons, rude unpolished hinds, Could send such message to their… …

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  • 9 Commons — Com mons, n. pl., 1. The mass of the people, as distinguished from the titled classes or nobility; the commonalty; the common people. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] T is like the commons, rude unpolished hinds, Could send such message to their sovereign.… …

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  • 10 short — adj., adv., n., & v. adj. 1 a measuring little; not long from end to end (a short distance). b not long in duration; brief (a short time ago; had a short life). c seeming less than the stated amount (a few short years of happiness). 2 of small… …

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  • 11 commons — plural noun 1》 (the Commons) short for House of Commons.     ↘historical the common people regarded as a part of a political system. 2》 [treated as sing.] land or resources belonging to or affecting the whole of a community. 3》 US a dining hall… …

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  • 12 Commons — n.pl. 1 (the Commons) = House of Commons. 2 a the common people. b (prec. by the) the common people regarded as a part of a political, esp. British, system. 3 provisions shared in common; daily fare. Phrases and idioms: short commons insufficient …

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  • 13 commons — n.pl. 1 (the Commons) = House of Commons. 2 a the common people. b (prec. by the) the common people regarded as a part of a political, esp. British, system. 3 provisions shared in common; daily fare. Phrases and idioms: short commons insufficient …

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  • 14 commons — Synonyms and related words: C ration, K ration, allotment, allowance, board, bourgeoisie, cafeteria, common, common people, common run, common sort, commonage, commonality, commonalty, commoners, dinette, dining car, dining hall, dining room,… …

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  • 15 Short Brothers — plc Tipo subsidiaria Fundación 1908 en Battersea Sede Belfast ,Irlanda del Norte …

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  • 16 Short Sunderland — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Short Sunderland Archivo:Image:Short Sunderland Mk V.jpg Tipo Hidroavión militar Fabricante …

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  • 17 Short Money — is the common name given to the annual payment to Opposition parties in the United Kingdom House of Commons to help them with their costs. It is named after Edward Short (now Lord Glenamara), the then Leader of the House of Commons who first… …

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  • 18 Short Hills (Nueva Jersey) — Short Hills Lugar designado por el censo de los Estados Unidos Vista de Short Hills …

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  • 19 Short 360 — Shorts 360 авиакомпании Air Seychelles в аэропорту о. Праслен Тип …

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  • 20 Short 330 — (SD3 30) …

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