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Full Dress

The dress worn on occasions of ceremony. If a man has no special costume, his “full dress” is a suit of black, open waiscoat, swallow-tailed coat, white neckcloth, and patent-le…

Covetous Man

A Tantalus (q.v.). In the full flood stands Tantalus, his skin Washed o'er in vain, for ever dry within. He catches at the stream with greedy lips - From his parched mouth the wanton torren…

Walt Whitman: When the Full-Grown Poet Came

When the Full-Grown Poet CameWhen the full-grown poet came, Out spake pleased Nature (the round impassive globe, with all its shows of day and night,) saying, He is mine; But out spake too…

Walt Whitman: Thou Orb Aloft Full-Dazzling

Thou Orb Aloft Full-DazzlingThou orb aloft full-dazzling! thou hot October noon! Flooding with sheeny light the gray beach sand, The sibilant near sea with vistas far and foam, And tawny strea…

Full Fig

(In). “En grande tenue. ” Probably “fig” is the contraction of figure in books and journals of fashion, and full fig. would mean the height of fashion. It is outrage…

Full Swing

(In). Fully at work; very busy; in full operation. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894FulsomeFull Fig A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T …

Full Cry

When all the hounds have caught the scent, and give tongue in chorus. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Full DressFulhams A B C D E F G H I J K L M …

Chuck Full

Probably a corruption of chock full or choke full —i.e. full enough to choke one. “Ayr was holding some grand market; streets and inn had been chokefull during the sunny hours.…

The Full Monty

Director:Peter CattaneoWriter:Simon BeaufoyDirector of Photography:John de BormanEditors:David Freeman and Nicholas MooreMusic:Anne DudleyProduction Designer:Max GottliebProducer:Uberto Pasoli…

Method Man & Redman

Blackout! Island/Def Jam They scored big in 1995 with the cannabis-loving collaboration “How High,” and now two of hip-hop's certified superstars have teamed up again for a full album's…