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Don Quixote

Don Quixote is the hero of Don Quixote, the early 17th century novel by Miguel de Cervantes. Quixote is a dreamer and a gentle buffoon, an aging gentleman who sets out from his village of La Mancha t…

Female States

The United States is 50.8% female. Women outnumber men in 40 states. Find the top ten female states below. 2014 rank State …

Female Perversions

Director: Susan StreitfeldWriters: Susan Streitfeld and Julie HebertDirector of Photography:Teresa MedinaEditors:Curtiss Clayton and Leo TrombettaMusic:Debbie WisemanProduction Designer:Missy …

The Devil's Dictionary: Quixotic

by Ambrose Bierce QUIVERQUORUMQUIXOTIC -adj. Absurdly chivalric, like Don Quixote. An insight into the beauty and excellence of this incomparable adjective is unhappily denied to him who ha…

Brewer's: Quixote of the North

Charles XII. of Sweden, sometimes called the Madman. (1682, 1697-1718.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894QuixoticQuixote A B C D E F G H I J K L M …

Brewer's: Quixotic

Having foolish and unpractical ideas of honour, or schemes for the general good, like Don Quixote, a half-crazy reformer or knight of the supposed distressed. Source: Dictionary of Phrase…

Brewer's: Quixote

(Don) is intended for the Duke of Lerma. (Rawdon Brown.) Don Quixote. The romance so called is a merciless satire by Cervantes on the chivalric romances of the Middle Ages, and had the exc…

Brewer's: Don Quixote

(2 syl.). A gaunt country gentleman of La Mancha, gentle and dignified, affectionate and simple-minded, but so crazed by reading books of knight-errantry that he believes himself called up…

The Devil's Dictionary: Female

by Ambrose Bierce FELONFIBFEMALE -n. One of the opposing, or unfair, sex. The Maker, at Creation's birth, With living things had stocked the earth. From elephants to bats and snails,…

Champion Female Turf Horse

Champion Female Turf HorseYear 1979 Trillion (5)1980 Just A Game II (4)1981 De La Rose (3)1982 April Run (4)1983 All Along (4)1984 Royal Heroine (4)1985 Pebbles (4)1986 Estrapade (6)1987 Mies…