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  • 1 Vulgar Latin — (in Latin, sermo vulgaris , folk speech ) is a blanket term covering the popular dialects and sociolects of the Latin language which diverged from each other in the early Middle Ages, evolving into the Romance languages by the 9th century. The… …

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  • 2 dowdy — I. a. [Said of women.] Slovenly (in dress), slatternly, ill dressed, vulgar looking, awkward. II. n. Slattern, trollop, ill dressed or vulgar looking woman …

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  • 3 Dowdier — Dowdy Dow dy, a. [Compar. {Dowdier}; superl. {Dowdiest}.] [Scot. dawdie slovenly, daw, da sluggard, drab, Prov. E. dowd flat, dead.] Showing a vulgar taste in dress; awkward and slovenly in dress; vulgar looking. {Dow di*ly}, adv. {Dow di*ness},… …

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  • 4 Dowdiest — Dowdy Dow dy, a. [Compar. {Dowdier}; superl. {Dowdiest}.] [Scot. dawdie slovenly, daw, da sluggard, drab, Prov. E. dowd flat, dead.] Showing a vulgar taste in dress; awkward and slovenly in dress; vulgar looking. {Dow di*ly}, adv. {Dow di*ness},… …

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  • 5 Dowdily — Dowdy Dow dy, a. [Compar. {Dowdier}; superl. {Dowdiest}.] [Scot. dawdie slovenly, daw, da sluggard, drab, Prov. E. dowd flat, dead.] Showing a vulgar taste in dress; awkward and slovenly in dress; vulgar looking. {Dow di*ly}, adv. {Dow di*ness},… …

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  • 6 Dowdiness — Dowdy Dow dy, a. [Compar. {Dowdier}; superl. {Dowdiest}.] [Scot. dawdie slovenly, daw, da sluggard, drab, Prov. E. dowd flat, dead.] Showing a vulgar taste in dress; awkward and slovenly in dress; vulgar looking. {Dow di*ly}, adv. {Dow di*ness},… …

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  • 7 Dowdy — Dow dy, a. [Compar. {Dowdier}; superl. {Dowdiest}.] [Scot. dawdie slovenly, daw, da sluggard, drab, Prov. E. dowd flat, dead.] Showing a vulgar taste in dress; awkward and slovenly in dress; vulgar looking. {Dow di*ly}, adv. {Dow di*ness}, n.… …

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  • 8 List of British words not widely used in the United States — Differences between American and British English American English …

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  • 9 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 10 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 11 List of words having different meanings in British and American English: A–L — Differences between American and British English American English …

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  • 12 List of Little Britain characters — This is a list of characters for the British television and radio sketch show Little Britain (and its American spin off, Little Britain USA). Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T …

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  • 13 Ghost Talker's Daydream — Infobox animanga/Header name = Ghost Talker s Daydream caption = ja name = 低俗霊DAYDREAM ja name trans = Teizokurei Daydream genre = Comedy, Drama, HorrorInfobox animanga/Manga title = author = Saki Okuse Sankichi Meguro publisher = flagicon|Japan… …

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  • 14 Dir En Grey — in New York City, 2009 Background information Origin Osaka, Japan …

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  • 15 English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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  • 16 List of playing-card nicknames — This list of playing card nicknames has the common nicknames for the playing cards in a 52 card deck, as used in some common card games, such as poker. Contents 1 Single cards 1.1 One eyed Royals 2 Texas hold em pocket card nicknames …

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  • 17 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 18 French literature — Introduction       the body of written works in the French language produced within the geographic and political boundaries of France. The French language was one of the five major Romance languages to develop from Vulgar Latin as a result of the …

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  • 19 Pantera — This article is about the band. For other uses, see Pantera (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Panthera. Pantera Pantera circa 2000. Left to right: Phil Anselmo, Vinnie Paul, Dimebag Darrell and Rex Brown …

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  • 20 Hume on human understanding — David Hume on human understanding Anne Jaap Jacobson David Hume’s A Treatise of Human Nature1 was published before he was 30 years old. It is often said to be the greatest philosophical work written in English. Bold and ambitious, it is designed… …

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