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n.
informal name given to footwear items like socks, home foot covers or plastic foot covers used for hygienical reasons
exp.
It is healthy to laugh
[US]
n.
award for the best dog in a dog show
At French dog shows they use the English expression
n.
Arotten apple is a member of a group, or a single element in a set of things, that is bad and likely to corrupt the other people or things in the group
Allusion to the expression "One bad apple spoils the barrel"
id.
Used to express one's enthusiasm about a new person, or a new thing such as an idea, plan, invention or innovation
The way she goes on about him!; you'd think he was the greatest thing since sliced bread / Wow! this video game is the best thing since sliced bread!
exp.
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
n.
something or someone that is regarded as outstanding, extremely good ; the best ; the cream ; the quintessence ; the jewel ; the top ; the bee's knees ; the cat's pyjamas
[UK];[Slang] Refers to the dog's habit of licking its testicles. By extension (and not without humor) the latter probably taste good! Ex: Among their albums,"master of puppets" is likely the dog's bullocks!
n.
care home
abbr. acron.
Best Friends Forever
n.
best friend
[Neologism]
exp.
Port Out Starboard Home
Folk etymology: rich ship passengers paid for cabins on the side most in shadow. Supposedly shortened to P.O.S.H on tickets. No evidence for this origin; the word comes from 19th century slang.
adj.
Chick for home decorating
n.
grunt work is hard, uninteresting work
US informal
adj.
the decision is yours
exp.
the show is over, you can go home, the main purpose of your presence is gone
was used in Elvis concerts to prevent people from waiting an encore
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
n.
a potential benefit or disadvantage
adj.
liked best of all
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      n  
1    one of the four cardinal points of the compass, 90° clockwise from north and 180° from west  
2    the direction along a parallel towards the sunrise, at 90° to north; the direction of the earth's rotation  
3    the east   often cap   any area lying in or towards the east  
   Related adj       oriental  
4      (Cards)   usually cap   the player or position at the table corresponding to east on the compass  
      adj  
5    situated in, moving towards, or facing the east  
6    (esp. of the wind) from the east  
      adv  
7    in, to, or towards the east  
8    Archaic   (of the wind) from the east,   (Symbol)    E  
     (Old English east; related to Old High German ostar to the east, Old Norse austr, Latin aurora dawn, Greek eos, Sanskrit usas dawn, morning)  


Bath and North East Somerset  
      n   a unitary authority in SW England, in Somerset; formerly (1974--96) part of the county of Avon. Pop.: 158692 (1996). Area: 351 sq. km (136 sq. miles)  
British East Africa  
      n   the former British possessions of Uganda, Kenya, Tanganyika, and Zanzibar, before their independence in the 1960s  
Dutch East Indies  
      n      the. a former name (1798--1945) of       Indonesia     (Also called)    Netherlands East Indies  
East  
      n  
the  
1    the continent of Asia regarded as culturally distinct from Europe and the West; the Orient  
2    the countries under Communist rule and formerly under Communist rule, lying mainly in the E hemisphere  
   Compare       West   1       2  
3      (in the U.S.)  
a    the area north of the Ohio and east of the Mississippi  
b    the area north of Maryland and east of the Alleghenies  
      adj  
4   
a    of or denoting the eastern part of a specified country, area, etc.  
b    (as part of a name)  
East Sussex     
  Eastern      adj  
East Africa  
      n   a region of Africa comprising Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania  
  East African      adj, n  
East African Community  
      n   an association established in 1967 by Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania to promote closer economic and social ties between member states: dissolved in 1977  
East Anglia  
      n  
1    a region of E England south of the Wash: consists of Norfolk and Suffolk, and parts of Essex and Cambridgeshire  
2    an Anglo-Saxon kingdom that consisted of Norfolk and Suffolk in the 6th century a.d.; became a dependency of Mercia in the 8th century  
  East Anglian      adj, n  
East Ayrshire  
      n   a council area of SW Scotland, comprising the E part of the historical county of Ayrshire: part of Strathclyde region from 1975 to 1996: chiefly agricultural. Administrative centre: Kilmarnock. Pop.: 123820 (1996 est.). Area: 1252 sq. km (483 sq. miles)  
East Bengal  
      n   the part of the former Indian province of Bengal assigned to Pakistan in 1947 (now Bangladesh)  
  East Bengali      adj, n  
East Berlin  
      n   (formerly) the part of Berlin under East German control  
  East Berliner      n  
east by north  
      n  
1    one point on the compass north of east, 78° 45′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction  
east by south  
      n  
1    one point on the compass south of east, 101° 15′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction  
East Cape  
      n  
1    the easternmost point of New Guinea, on Milne Bay  
2    the easternmost point of New Zealand, on North Island  
3       the former name for Cape       Dezhnev  
East China Sea  
      n   part of the N Pacific, between the E coast of China and the Ryukyu Islands  
east coast fever  
      n   a disease of cattle, endemic in east and central Africa, caused by a parasite, Theileria parva, that is carried by ticks  
East Dunbartonshire  
      n   a council area of central Scotland to the N of Glasgow: part of Strathclyde region from 1975 until 1996: mainly agricultural and residential. Administrative centre: Kirkintilloch. Pop.: 110220 (1996 est.). Area: 172 sq. km (66 sq. miles)  
East End  
      n   the. a densely populated part of E London containing former industrial and dock areas  
  East Ender      n  
East Flanders  
      n   a province of W Belgium: low-lying, with reclaimed land in the northeast: textile industries. Capital: Ghent. Pop.: 1351777 (1996 est.). Area: 2979 sq. km (1150 sq. miles)  
East Germanic  
      n   a subbranch of the Germanic languages: now extinct. The only member of which records survive is Gothic  
East Germany  
      n   a former republic in N central Europe: established in 1949 and declared a sovereign state by the Soviet Union in 1954; Communist regime replaced by a multiparty democracy in 1989; reunited with West Germany in 1990,   (Official name)    German Democratic Republic     (Abbrevs.)    DDR, GDR      See also       Germany  
  East German      adj, n  
East India Company  
      n  
1    the company chartered in 1600 by the British government to trade in the East Indies: after being driven out by the Dutch it developed trade with India until the Indian Mutiny (1857), when the Crown took over the administration: the company was dissolved in 1874  
2    any similar trading company, such as any of those founded by the Dutch, French, and Danes in the 17th and 18th centuries  
East Indian  
      n  
1      (Caribbean)   an immigrant to the countries of the Caribbean (West Indies) who is of Indian origin; an Asian West Indian  
      adj  
2      (U.S. and Canadian)   of, relating to, or originating in the East Indies  
East Indies  
      pl n  
the  
1    the Malay Archipelago, including or excluding the Philippines  
2    SE Asia in general  
East Kilbride  
      n   a town in W Scotland, in South Lanarkshire near Glasgow: designated a new town in 1947. Pop.: 70422 (1991)  
East London  
      n   a port in S South Africa, in S Eastern Cape province. Pop.: 102325 (1991)  
East Lothian  
      n   a council area and historical county of E central Scotland, on the Firth of Forth and the North Sea: part of Lothian region from 1975 to 1996: chiefly agricultural. Administrative centre: Haddington. Pop.: 85640 (1996 est.). Area: 678 sq. km (262 sq. miles)  
east-northeast  
      n  
1    the point on the compass or the direction midway between northeast and east, 67° 30′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction,   (Symbol)    ENE  
East Pakistan  
      n      the former name (until 1971) of       Bangladesh  
  East Pakistani      adj, n  
East Prussia  
      n   a former province of NE Germany on the Baltic Sea: separated in 1919 from the rest of Germany by the Polish Corridor and Danzig: in 1945 Poland received the south part, the Soviet Union the north,   (German name)    Ostpreussen  
  East Prussian      adj, n  
East Renfrewshire  
      n   a council area of W central Scotland, comprising part of the historical county of Renfrewshire; part of Strathclyde region from 1975 to 1996: chiefly agricultural and residential. Administrative centre: Giffnock. Pop.: 86780 (1996 est.). Area: 173 sq. km (67 sq. miles)  
East Riding of Yorkshire  
      n   a county of NE England, a historical division of Yorkshire on the North Sea and the Humber estuary: became part of Humberside in 1974; reinstated as an independent unitary authority in 1996, with a separate authority for Kingston upon Hull: chiefly agricultural and low-lying, with various industries in Hull. Administrative centre: Beverley. Pop. (including Hull): 595440 (1996 est.). Area (including Hull): 1819 sq. km (704 sq. miles)  
east-southeast  
      n  
1    the point on the compass or the direction midway between east and southeast, 112° 30′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction,   (Symbol)    ESE  
East Sussex  
      n   a county of SE England comprising part of the former county of Sussex: mainly undulating agricultural land, with the South Downs and seaside resorts in the south: Brighton and Hove became an independent unitary authority in 1997 but is part of the geographical and ceremonial county. Administrative centre: Lewes. Pop. (including Brighton and Hove): 726500 (1994 est.). Area (including Brighton and Hove): 1795 sq. km (693 sq. miles)  
East Timor  
      n      See       Portuguese Timor  
Far East  
      n   the. the countries of E Asia, usually including China, Japan, North and South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines: sometimes extended to include all territories east of Afghanistan  
  Far Eastern      adj  
German East Africa  
      n   a former German territory in E Africa, consisting of Tanganyika and Ruanda-Urundi: divided in 1919 between Great Britain and Belgium; now in Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi  
Griqualand East  
      n   an area of central South Africa: settled in 1861 by Griquas led by Adam Kok III; annexed to the Cape Colony in 1879; part of the Transkei in 1903--94. Chief town: Kokstad. Area: 17100 sq. km (6602 sq. miles)  
Italian East Africa  
      n   a former Italian territory in E Africa, formed in 1936 from the possessions of Eritrea, Italian Somaliland, and Ethiopia: taken by British forces in 1941  
Middle East  
      n  
1    (loosely) the area around the E Mediterranean, esp. Israel and the Arab countries from Turkey to North Africa and eastwards to Iran  
2    (formerly) the area extending from the Tigris and Euphrates to Myanmar  
  Middle Eastern      adj  
Near East  
      n  
1       another term for the       Middle East  
2    (formerly) the Balkan States and the area of the Ottoman Empire  
Netherlands East Indies  
      pl n      the. a former name (1798--1945) for       Indonesia  
north by east  
      n  
1    one point on the compass east of north, 11° 15′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction  
northeast by east  
      n  
1    one point on the compass east of northeast, 56° 15′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction  
North East Frontier Agency  
      n      the former name (until 1972) of       Arunachal Pradesh  
North East Lincolnshire  
      n   a unitary authority in NE England, in Lincolnshire: formerly (1974--96) part of the county of Humberside. Pop.: 164000 (1996 est.). Area: 192 sq. km (74 sq. miles)  
Portuguese East Africa  
      n      a former name (until 1975) of       Mozambique  
south by east  
      n  
1    one point on the compass east of south; 168° 45′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction  
southeast by east  
      n  
1    one point on the compass north of southeast; 123° 45′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction  
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