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Ride

To ride abroad with St. George, but at home with St. Michael; said of a hen-pecked braggart. St. George is represented as riding on a war charger whither he listed; St. Michael, on a dragon…

Riding

[of Yorkshire]. Same as trithing in Lincolnshire; the jurisdiction of a third part of a county, under the government of a reeve (sheriff). The word ding or thing is Scandinavian, and means …

Ride

Director/Writer:Millicent SheltonDirector of Photography:Frank ByersEditor:Earl WatsonMusic:Dunn Pearson Jr.Production Designer:Bryan JonesProducers:Reginald Hudlin and Warrington HudlinDimens…

Laura

the name immortalised by Petrarch, was either the wife of Hugues de Sade, of Avignon, or a fictitious name used by him on which to hang incidents of his life and love. If the former, her ma…

Lauras

(Greek, laura.) An aggregation of separate cells under the control of a superior. In monasteries the monks live under one roof; in lauras they live each in his own cell apart; but on certai…

Sally Ride

Sally Kirsten Ride was the first American woman to fly in space, going aloft in the space shuttle Challenger in 1983 and again in 1984. (The very first woman in space was the cosmonaut Valentina Teres…

Joy Ride

Director:John DahlWriters:Clay Tarver and J.J. Adams20th Century Fox; R; 105 minutesRelease:10/01Cast:Steven Zahn, Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski It's best to get things out in the open as early…

Ride for a Fall

(To). To ride a race and lose it intentionally. “There were not wanting people who said that government had `ridden for a fall,' in their despair of carrying out their policy.” …

Quid Rides

It is said that Lundy Foot, a Dublin tobacconist, set up his carriage, and asked Emmett to furnish him with a motto. The words of the motto chosen were Quid rides. The witticism is, however…