|parvi englanniksi||mutation fi, flock fi, flight fi, school fi, cast fi, murder fi, pod fi, kettle fi, gam fi, muster fi, swarm fi, cloud fi, cluster fi|
*: Birdwatchers would enjoy a host of sparrows, a herd of swans, a descent of woodpeckers, a herd of wrens, and mutation of thrushes.
*: Names for a group: A flute or mutation of thrushes.
*: A Mutation of Thrushes
The authors of the books of venery were not predicting Darwin with this term, but taking a cue from a common fable of the time.
*: As half amazed, half frighted all his flock.
*: The heathen ... came to Nicanor by flocks.
: People flocked to the cinema to see the new film.
*: Friends daily flock.
*: Good fellows, trooping, flocked me so.
*: I prythee, Tom, beat Cuts saddle, put a few flocks in the point [pommel].
*: There was a neat hat-and-umbrella stand, and the strangers weary feet fell soft on a good, serviceable dark-red drugget, which matched in colour the flock-paper on the walls.
: Birds are capable of flight
: The migrating birds flight took them to Africa.
: The flight to Paris leaves at 7 oclock tonight
: Where is the departure gate for flight 747? / Go straight down and to the right.
: How many flights is it up?
: take flight
: the flight of a refugee
: The divers encountered a huge school of mackerel.
: ux|en|Our children attend a public school in our neighborhood.
: ux|en|Harvard University is a famous American postsecondary school.
: Divinity, history and geography are studied for two schools per week.
: ux|en|We are enrolled in the same university, but I attend the School of Economics and my brother is in the School of Music.
: ux|en|These economists belong to the monetarist school.
*: Let no man be less confident in his faith ... by reason of any difference in the several schools of Christians.
: ux|en|Ill see you after school.
: He was a gentleman of the old school.
*: His face pale but striking, though not handsome after the schools.
: Many future prime ministers were schooled in Eton.
*: A blind law graduate who put the National Conference of Bar Examiners to the test got schooled in federal court.
*: "You again?" Sandman demanded. "I guess you didnt learn your lesson."
*: "This time Im gonna school you."
: She took care to school her expression, not giving away any of her feelings.
*: Soupes dorye. — Take gode almaunde mylke ... caste þher-to Safroun an Salt ...
*: Why then a Ladder quaintly made of Cords / To cast vp, with a paire of anchoring hookes, / Would serue to scale another Heros towrenb....
*: The more, an please your honour, the pity, said the Corporal; in uttering which, he cast his spade into the wheelbarrownb....
*: As Jesus walked by the see off Galile, he sawe two brethren: Simon which was called Peter, and Andrew his brother, castynge a neet into the see (for they were fisshers)nb....
*: So she to Guyon offred it to tast; / Who taking it out of her tender hond, / The cup to ground did violently cast, / That all in peeces it was broken fondnb....
*: it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.
*: Near Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, Madman, co-pilot and plane were caught in a storm, cast into the Caribbean, drowned.
*: Her bow is not to her liking. In a temper, she casts it on the grass.
*: when the serjeant saw me, he cast his coat and put it on me, and they carried me on their shoulders to a village where the wounded were and our surgeonsnb....
*: You know the saying, "Neer cast a clout till May is out"? Well, personally, Im bored of my winter clothes by March.
*: These verses...make me ready to cast.
*: Thine enemies shall cast a trench [bank] about thee.
*: This...casts a sulphureous smell.
*: To whom do Lyons cast their gentle Lookes? Not to the Beast, that would vsurpe their Den.
*: She then yawned again, threw aside her book, and cast her eyes round the room in quest of some amusementnb....
*: The Clearke of Chartam: hee can write and / reade, and cast accompt.
*: I cannot yet cast account either with penne or Counters.
*: I cast up the notches on my post, and found I had been on shore three hundred and sixty-five days.
*: he is...a perfect astrologer, that can cast the rise and fall of others, and mark their errant motions to his own use.
*: John Gadbury confessed that Mrs Cellier, ‘the Popish Midwife’, had asked him to cast the Kings nativity, although the astrology claimed to have refused to do so.
*: He did the washing up and stayed behind to watch the dinner cook while she hopped off with a friend to have her horoscope cast by another friend.
*: "Fayre damesell, I thanke you hartely," seyde Sir Launcelot, "but truly," seyde he, "I caste me never to be wedded man."
*: I wrapt my selfe in Palmers weed, / And cast to seeke him forth through daunger and great dreed.
*: The cloister...had, I doubt not, been cast for [an orange-house].
: ux|en|The director cast the part carefully.
: ux|en|The director cast John Smith as King Lear.
: ux|en|to cast about for reasons
*: She...cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be.
*: The government I cast upon my brother.
*: Cast thy burden upon the Lord.
: ux|en|to be cast in damages
*: She was cast to be hanged.
*: Were the case referred to any competent judge, they would inevitably be cast.
: ux|en|a casting voice
*: How much interest casts the balance in cases dubious!
*: The threat of Russian barbarism sweeping over the free world will cast its ominous shadow over us for many, many years.
*: A sudden thought cast a gloom over his countenance.
*: being with childe, they may without feare of accusation, spoyle and cast transterm|avorter|lang=frm their children, with certaine medicaments, which they have only for that purpose.
*: The abortion of a woman they describe by an horse kicking a wolf; because a mare will cast her foal if she tread in the track of that animal.
*: One copy of the magnificent caveman, The Thinker, of which Rodin cast several examples in bronze, is seated now in front of the Detroit Museum of Art, where it was placed last autumn.
*: Stuff is said to cast or warp when...it alters its flatness or straightness.
: ux|en|Casting is generally an indication of bad design.
*: He clambered on to an apron of rock that held its area out to the sun and began to cast across it. The direction of the wind changed and the scent touched him again.
*: a cast of dreadful dust
: The area near the stream was covered with little bubbly worm casts.
: He’s in the cast of Oliver.
: The cast was praised for a fine performance.
: The men got into position for the cast, two at the ladle, two with long rods, all with heavy clothing.
: The cast would need a great deal of machining to become a recognizable finished part.
: The doctor put a cast on the boy’s broken arm.
: A plaster cast was made of his face.
*: As when a cast of Faulcons make their flight / An an Herneshaw, that lyes aloft on wing […].
*: The image of the affected eye is clearer and in consequence the diplopy more striking the less the cast of the eye; hence the double vision will be noticed by the patient before the misdirection of the eye attracts the attention of those about him.
*: Arriving in Brittany, the Woodville exiles found a sallow young man, with dark hair curled in the shoulder-length fashion of the time and a penchant for expensively dyed black clothes, whose steady gaze was made more disconcerting by a cast in his left eye – such that while one eye looked at you, the other searched for you.
: Her features had a delicate cast to them.
*: I have read all her articles and come to admire both her elegant turn of phrase and the noble cast of mind which inspires it; but never, I confess, did I look to see beauty and wit so perfectly united.
: ux|en|There have been ten unsolved murders this year alone.
*: It may be guessed, indeed, that this was the original form of the story, the fairy being the addition of those who considered Jacks thefts from (and murder of) the giant to be scarcely justified without her.
*: Captain Sulu, who served under the legendary James T. Kirk for many years, disobeys Starfleet orders in order to try and help Kirk and another old shipmate, Dr. McCoy, who have been imprisoned for the murder of the Klingon chancellor.
*: Dr. Herrera also knew Hemingway had held Batistas army personally responsible for the brutal murders of his dogs, Blackie (Black Dog) and Machakos.
: ux|en|The defendant was charged with murder.
: ux|en|This headache is murder.
: The woman found dead in her kitchen was murdered by her husband.
: Our team is going to murder them.
: Hes torn my best shirt. When I see him, Ill murder him!
: I could murder a [[hamburger]] right now.
: To cook [[pasta]], you first need to put the kettle on.
: Theres a hot kettle of [[soup]] on the [[stove]].
: Stick the kettle on and well have a nice cup of tea.
*: The term kettle refers to a group of raptors wheeling or circling in a thermal.
*: Kettles can consist of thousands of birds migrating together.
*: ... to contain demonstrators for hours in a confined spot. This tactic, known as kettling, is seen by some as an attempt to prevent people lawfully demonstrating.
*: Make the salesclerk blush by flashing some gam and asking him to mix a bucket in your flesh tone.
*: The womens-liberation movement of the late sixties and the seventies – the so-called second wave of feminism – introduced Americans to the notion that their mothers and sisters and daughters ought not to be "objectified": that there was something wrong with reducing female people to boobs, gams, and beaver.
*: Upon getting into a "gam" of whales, this boat, together with that of one of the mates, pulled for a single whale that was seen at a distance from the others, and succeeded in getting square up to their victim unperceived.
*: Breakfast was interrupted as a gam of porpoises surrounded the Argyle, swaying in the foam and singing in gurgles and beeps.
*: Christmas day in 1998, we lived on the Pacific Ocean in Pacific Grove, California and watched a gam of whales breaching in the deep ultramarine water.
*: But what is a Gam? You might wear out your index-finger running up and down the columns of dictionaries, and never find the word, Dr. Johnson never attained to that erudition; Noah Webster’s ark does not hold it. Nevertheless, this same expressive word has now for many years been in constant use among some fifteen thousand true born Yankees. Certainly, it needs a definition, and should be incorporated into the Lexicon. With that view, let me learnedly define it. Gam. NOUN—A social meeting of two (or more) Whaleships, generally on a cruising-ground; when, after exchanging hails, they exchange visits by boats’ crews, the two captains remaining, for the time, on board of one ship, and the two chief mates on the other.
*: There is still that yearning for news from Nantucket that there was when the whale-ships stopped for a gam out in the far-distant Pacific Ocean ...
*: If time was available, whaling prospects poor, and the weather gentle, a gam might last all day and include tea and dinner.
*: Twice each year, the Russian Navy sent out such ships to provision Russian whalers in the Sea of Okhotsk. In sailing toward the supposed Russian ship, the Abigail’s captain, Ebenezer Nye, was hoping for a gam with the ships officers ...
*: Although most whalemen looked forward to gamming and enjoyed these ocean-borne gatherings, there were at least a few whalemen who either grew weary of them, or just weary of gamming so often with the same ships over and over.
*: This was early in the summer of 1820, after nearly a year at sea, and they had gammed the whaling ship Aurora, which had on board not only plenty of letters but some newspapers as well.
*: In chapter 2 we saw how gamming whalers sang songs that tied them to their homelands while emphasizing the transient, cosmopolitan nature of their work, ...
*: She seems to hear the Repetition of his Mens Names with Admiration; and waits only to answer him with as false a Muster of Lovers.
*: Of the temporal grandees of the realm, and of their wives and daughters, the muster was great and splendid.
*: The figures from 1788 to 1825 inclusive, as already mentioned, are based on the musters taken in those years; those for subsequent years are based upon estimates made on the basis of Census results and the annual....
*: Come, let vs take a muster speedily: / Doomesday is neere; dye all, dye merrily.
*: And after long being there, I light, and walked to the place where the King, Duke &c., did stand to see the horse and foot march by and discharge their guns, to show a French Marquisse (for whom this muster was caused) the goodness of our firemen ...
*: The muster was thirty thousands of men.
*: Ye publish the musters of your own bands, and proclaim them to amount of thousands.
*: McGuire took the two of them out to Kidmans Bore on the Sylvester River where about two dozen stockmen from different stations had gathered to tend the muster along the edge of the Simpson Desert.
*: Thus all things being condignely ordered, will an ill favoured impatiencie he waited, until the next morning he might make a muster of him selfe in the Iland [...].
*: And when you find your womens favour fail, / Tis ten to one youll know yourself, and seek me, / Upon a better muster of your manners.
*: With the help of some low-end boosting, Dinklage musters a decent amount of kid-appropriate menace—although he never does explain his gift for finding chunks of ice shaped like pirate ships—but Romano and Leary mainly sound bored, droning through their lines as if they’re simultaneously texting the contractors building the additions on their houses funded by their fat sequel paychecks.
*: a deadly swarm of hornets
: a swarm of meteorites
*: those prodigious swarms that had settled themselves in every part of it [Italy]
*: There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy. Mail bags, so I understand, are being put on board. Stewards, carrying cabin trunks, swarm in the corridors.
*: Every place swarms with soldiers.
*: At the top was placed a piece of money, as a prize for those who could swarm up and seize it.
*: She called out, and a boy came running along. He swarmed up a tree, and presently threw down a ripe nut. Ata pierced a hole in it, and the doctor took a long, refreshing draught.
*: Not so thick swarmed once the soil / Bedropped with blood of Gorgon.
*: So this was my future home, I thought!...Backed by towering hills, the but faintly discernible purple line of the French boundary off to the southwest, a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of ones dreams.
: ux|en|He opened the door and was greeted by a cloud of bats.
*: so great a cloud of witnesses
: ux|en|The comic-book characters thoughts appeared in a cloud above his head.
: The glass clouds when you breathe on it.
: The sky is clouded.
: All this talk about human rights is clouding the real issue.
*: One day too late, I fear me, noble lord, / Hath clouded all thy happy days on earth.
*: Be not disheartened, then, nor cloud those looks.
*: I would not be a stander-by to hear / My sovereign mistress clouded so, without / My present vengeance taken.
: to cloud yarn
*: the nice conduct of a clouded cane
: a cluster of islands
*: Her deeds were like great clusters of ripe grapes, / Which load the bunches of the fruitful vine.
: ux|en|A cluster of flowers grew in the pot.
*: As bees ... / Pour forth their populous youth about the hive / In clusters.
*: We loved him; but, like beasts / And cowardly nobles, gave way unto your clusters, / Who did hoot him out o the city.
: ux|en|The Pleiades cluster contains seven bright stars.
: ux|en|The word "scrub" begins with a cluster of three consonants.
: The children clustered around the puppy.
*: His sunny hair / Clusterd about his temples, like a gods.
*: the princes of the country clustering together
*: On the page, “Me” is irregular but—except for a prominent drawing of a two-toned hieroglyphic eye—not radically unusual: the lines are consistently left-justified; their length varies from one to a dozen syllables; they cluster in stanzalike units anywhere from one to six lines long that are separated by consistent spaces.