dandiprat

  • 1 Dandiprat — Dan di*prat, n. [Dandy + brat child.] 1. A little fellow; in sport or contempt. A dandiprat hop thumb. Stanyhurst. [1913 Webster] 2. A small coin. [1913 Webster] Henry VII. stamped a small coin called dandiprats. Camden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 dandiprat — /dan dee prat /, n. 1. a silver coin of 16th century England, equal to about twopence. 2. Archaic. a. a diminutive person; a dwarf, pygmy, or midget. b. a person of small or childish mind; a silly, finicky, or puerile person. c. a child. [1510… …

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  • 3 dandiprat — noun An insignificant or contemptible person …

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  • 4 dandiprat — noun archaic, informal a young or insignificant person. Origin C16 (denoting a coin worth three halfpence): of unknown origin …

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  • 5 dandiprat — n. Dwarf, little fellow …

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  • 6 dandiprat — ˈdandēˌprat noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown 1. : an English silver coin of the 16th century prob. worth twopence 2. a. : a little, insignificant, or contemptible person : dwarf …

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  • 7 dandy — (dan di) s. m. Homme recherché dans sa toilette et exagérant les modes jusqu au ridicule. •   À l incroyable, au merveilleux, à l élégant, ces trois héritiers des petits maîtres, ont succédé le dandy, puis le lion, HONORÉ DE BALZAC dans le Dict.… …

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  • 8 dan|dy|prat — «DAN dee prat», noun. = dandiprat. (Cf. ↑dandiprat) …

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  • 9 Dapperling — Dap per*ling, n. A dwarf; a dandiprat. [r.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 Elizabeth Porter — Born Elizabeth Jarvis (or Jervis – Boswell lists both), her first marriage was to Henry Porter, a Birmingham merchant, with whom she had three children. The couple became friends of Johnson in 1732 (on first meeting him, she said to her daughter… …

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  • 11 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1912 play) — Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a Broadway play that debuted at the Little Theatre on West 44th Street, New York City, on October 31, 1912. Based on the stories by the Brothers Grimm, it was produced by Winthrop Ames who had written it under… …

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  • 12 Elizabeth Porter — vers 1735 Elizabeth Jervis Porter (1689 1752) était la femme de Samuel Johnson. Biographie Née Elizabeth Jarvis (ou Jervis : Boswell donne les deux noms), elle épousa en premières noces Henry Porter, un négociant de Birmingham, dont elle eut …

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  • 13 Littleness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Littleness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 littleness littleness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 smallness smallness &c.(of quantity) 32 Sgm: N 1 exiguity exiguity inextension Sgm: N 1 parvitude parvitude parvity …

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  • 14 Fop — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Fop >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 fop fop fine gentleman Sgm: N 1 swell swell Sgm: N 1 dandy dandy dandiprat| =>! Sgm: N 1 exquisite exquisite coxcomb beau …

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  • 15 jack-a-dandy — n. Beau, fop, coxcomb, dandy, dandiprat, exquisite, popinjay, macaroni, jackanapes, man of dress, man milliner, vain fellow …

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  • 16 swell — I. v. n. 1. Dilate, expand, tumefy, distend, fill out, intumesce, grow larger or bigger (by expansion). 2. Increase (by outward addition), augment, enlarge. 3. Rise (as waves), heave, surge. 4. Belly, be inflated. 5. Strut, look big, put on airs …

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  • 17 dandyprat — obsolete variant of dandiprat …

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  • 18 dantiprat — obs. var. of dandiprat …

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