| Share
 

Accusative

Accu′sative

The Accusative

Calvin was so called by his college companions.

We speak of an “accusative age,” meaning searching, one eliminating error by accusing it.

“This hath been a very accusative age.”

Sir E. Dering.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Accusative from Infoplease:

Related Content

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring