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Easter term

  

      n   the term at the Inns of Court following the Hilary term  
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Easter  
      n  
1    the most important festival of the Christian Church, commemorating the Resurrection of Christ: falls on the Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox  
2      (Also called)    Easter Sunday, Easter Day   the day on which this festival is celebrated  
3    the period between Good Friday and Easter Monday  
   Related adj       Paschal  
     (Old English eastre, after a Germanic goddess Eostre; related to Old High German ostarun Easter, Old Norse austr to the east, Old Slavonic ustru like summer)  


Easter cactus  
      n   a Brazilian cactus, Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri, widely cultivated as an ornamental for its showy red flowers  
Easter egg  
      n   an egg given to children at Easter, usually a chocolate egg or a hen's egg with its shell painted  
Easter Island  
      n   an isolated volcanic island in the Pacific, 3700 km (2300 miles) west of Chile, of which it is a dependency: discovered on Easter Sunday, 1722; annexed by Chile in 1888; noted for the remains of an aboriginal culture, which includes gigantic stone figures. Pop.: 2000 (1988 est.). Area: 166 sq. km (64 sq. miles),   (Also called)    Rapa Nui  
  Easter Islander      n  
Easter-ledges  
      n  
1    functioning as sing      another name for       bistort       1  
2      (Northern English)  
dialect   a pudding made from the young leaves of the bistort  
Easter lily  
      n   any of various lilies, esp. Lilium longiflorum, that have large showy white flowers  
Easter Rising  
      n   an armed insurrection in Dublin in 1916 against British rule in Ireland: the insurgents proclaimed the establishment of an independent Irish republic before surrendering, sixteen of the leaders later being executed  
Easter term  
      n   the term at the Inns of Court following the Hilary term  

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n.
slang term for male scrotum
n.
bitch (alternative term)
n.
vulgar term for "anus"
n.
term used to describe a woman's legs
[Slang] E.g: She is pretty and has some great gams.
n.
humorous term for soulmate, partner, spouse
[Hum.]
n.
coined humorous term meaning the fear of long words
[Hum.] Trying to use 'sesquipedalophobia' instead of 'hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia' isn't that much better for the syndrome sufferer; just half as much frightening!
n.
Emergency Medical Services - Polysemic Term used in USA and UK for Prehospital Emergency Services and other countries as the whole chain from Emergency Call to Hospital Intensive Care services.
Care Traduction difficulty !
n.
Free On Board: A legal term meaning that when the seller loads merchandise for transportation, he bears full responsibility for it but if the merchandise is later lost or harmed, the buyer suffers the loss.
n.
Affectionate term used to address or refer to one's girlfriend, boyfriend, spouse, etc. The acronym means Before Anything Else.
[Fam.] Exemple: I love you, bae.
n.
blend of 'British' (or Britain) and 'exit', term (initially) designating the potential departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union and since approved following a referendum on june 2016
Ex: following the general referendum on june 2016, the "leave" side in favour of Brexit won with 51.9% of the vote against 48.1% for the "remain" side.
n.
an affectionate slang name for a penis, similar to tadger, which is a more common used term. Used especially in the North of England, Todger has also been used as a nickname, particularly for males called Tom and Todd
n.
term used to refer to the footprints of most animals
n.
term coined by the James Bond movie, meaning that a great danger will come for Bond to overcome
anyone with a good definition ?
n.
regional term for flat white bread roll, other terms are bap, batch, cob
adj.
Slang term meaning good looking, stylish or cool.
[Slang] Used to describe anything that looks really good or on point. Example: Jen's eyebrows are snatched!
n.
military aviation term: loss of visual reference during take-off or landing due to the sand or dust
exp.
This term means leaving a discussion after you achieve an absolute victory
[Fig.] E.g.: My presentation was so successful. It was the ultimate mic drop.
n.
Mutual trust and friendship among people spending a lot of time together. Another term for camaraderie.
[US] [mass noun] Ex: That teamsport is an ideal pastime for the young people, an opportunity to socialise and make new friends in a strong spirit of comradery
n.
informal term used for describing a pile of clothes left on the floor
[Slang]
exp.
informal term used to describe the flab in the abdominal area rolling over tight clothes
from the resemblance with a muffin whose top exceeds the margins of the paper it is baked in
n.
term referring to a pile of clothes left on a chair
[Slang]
adj.
pejorative term to qualify a person who pretends or appears to know everything about everything
[Pej.];[Fam.] Ex.: So let's see how Mister 'know-it-all' is going to solve that problem!
n.
a portmanteau of 'employer' and 'voyeurism'. signifies the act of searching for an employer or the practice of an employer when looking to fill positions. The term places an emphasis on the secretive connotation of the word 'voyeur', denoting a clandestine and thus superior form of employment search
[Tech.] Ex.: Employerism is what one must engage in, if one wishes to embark upon a more productive job hunt!
n.
Term used to describe who one wants their group to be or what they want their group to accomplish.
[Slang] This has been made popular by Taylor Swift and her fleet of Twitter followers. "Oh my gosh, they are seriously squad goals!"
n.
term used in football when a player makes an acrobatic movement using his legs
n.
HR jargon term used to refer to an ideal applicant for a job; an applicant that meets all the requirements of a job description
[HR]; [Jargon] The term was adopted by the HR community based on the presumption that finding an ideal candidate for a job is as likely to happen as finding a purple squirrel
n.
term used to reffer to a person that thinks the end of the world is near
adj.
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
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