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Brewer's: Lieutenant

(pronounce lef-ten'-unt) is the Latin locum-tenens, through the French. A Lieutenant-Colonel is the Colonel's deputy. The Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland is a viceroy who represents the crown in…

Discourse On Woman

by LucretiaMott There is nothing of greater importance to the well-being of society at large - of man as well as woman - than the true and proper position of woman. Much has been said, fr…

Brewer's: Flag Lieutenant

(A). An admiral's aide-de-camp. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Flag-officerFlag, Flags A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W …

A sermon of the public function of woman

by Theodore Parker The Nature of WomenRights of WomenBy nature, woman has the same Political Rights that man has,-to vote, to hold office, to make and administer laws. These she has a matter…

French Open

Men's Singles Women's Singles Doubles Finals Australian Open 2001 Grand Slam Tournaments Wimbledon …

French Possessions

Bassas da India (0.1 sq mi, 0.2 sq km), a French possession since 1897, is an uninhabited volcanic atoll off the southeastern coast of Africa in the Mozambique channel. Map of Ba…

French Kick

The French players were getting in line to kiss the world's most coveted trophy following their 3-0 World Cup championship victory over Brazil. AP/Wide World Photos Who says all the Fren…

Carlos FRENCH

FRENCH, Carlos, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Humphreysville (later Seymour), Conn., August 6, 1835; attended the common schools of Seymour and General Russell’s Military School,…

Richard FRENCH

FRENCH, Richard, a Representative from Kentucky; born near Boonesborough, Madison County, Ky., June 20, 1792; attended private schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1820 and commence…