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blessing way

blessing way  n.— «The informant of the xójợ-djí, or blessing way…had little to say of additional peoples beyond the curt remark that the four clans would meet some relatives iợn the Navaho country.…Their sacred names in...

wh-imperative

wh-imperative  n.— «There is some evidence of impositives and wh- imperatives, but relative to all the questions that mothers address to their children, the number of the wh- imperatives and impositives is small.» —by Ioanna...

whimperative

whimperative  n.— «We shall not discuss here the complicated questions of implicit performatives, e.g., of so-called whimperatives, debated in the linguistic literature.» —“Directives, Norms, and Performatives” by K...

tuple

tuple  n.— «A tuple is neither an exotic fungus nor an adults-only entertainment. Defined with misleading simplicity as “a series of typed values,” the tuple can be to distributed computing what a base pair is to a molecule of DNA: Tuples...

meat tag

meat tag  n.— «A meat tag is basically your dog-tag information (name, Social Security number, blood type, and religion) tattooed on your side, usually under your armpit. Soldiers get the meat-tag tattoo so that when and IED blows them...

meat tag

meat tag n. identifying information such as name, Social Security number, religion, blood type, etc., tattooed on a soldier’s body. Editorial Note: According to the Macquarie Dictionary, in Australia “meat tag” is a colloquial expression...

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