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The Devil's Dictionary: Aim

by Ambrose Bierce AGITATORAIRAIM -n. The task we set our wishes to. "Cheer up! Have you no aim in life?" She tenderly inquired. "An aim? Well, no, I haven't, wife; The f…

Brewer's: Aim

To give aim, to stand aloof.A term in archery, meaning to stand within a convenient distance from the butts, to give the archers information how near their arrows fall to the mark aimed at.…

AIM (U.S.)

Destination: Earth orbit. Launch: Fall 2006. Mission: To use the Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) mission to help scientists investigate the causes of the recent rise in noctilucent (…

Aime Joseph FORAND

FORAND, Aime Joseph, a Representative from Rhode Island; born in Fall River, Bristol County, Mass., May 23, 1895; attended the public and parochial schools, Magnus Commercial School, Providence…

Brewer's: Aim-crier

An abettor, one who encourages. In archery, the person employed to “cry aim.” (See “aim”above.) “Thou smiling aim-crier at princes' fall.” “Engli…

Léopold Senghor

Léopold Sédar Senghor became the first president of independent Senegal in 1960, after a career in France as national assembly member and literary intellectual. Born and raised south of the Senegales…

Poetry Month | Notable Poets

var addthis_config = { data_track_linkback: true } Cite Auden, Byron, Chaucer, and more A-B | C-D | E-H | J-M | N-…

Russell Means Biography

Russell Meansactivist, actorBorn: November 10, 1939 Died: October 22, 2012 Birthplace: Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Pine Ridge, South Dakota Russell Means, an Oglala Lakota, served as the fi…