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Calls

Calls"Come, Jo, it's time.""For what?""You don't mean to say you have forgotten that you promised to make half a dozen calls with me today?""I've done a good many rash and foolish things in…

call

(Encyclopedia) call, in finance, see: puts and calls .

wild rice

(Encyclopedia) wild rice, tall aquatic plant ( Zizania aquatica ) of the family Poaceae ( grass family), of a genus separate from common rice ( Oryza ). Wild rice…

Wild Side

Nulmage; $13.95Feature; R/NRDirector: Donald CammellCast: Anne Heche, Christopher Walken, Joan Chen and Stephen Bauer “Do I look like I have tendencies?” asks Heche's character, a banker by…

puts and calls

(Encyclopedia) puts and calls, in securities trading. A call is a contract that gives the holder the right to purchase a given stock at a specific price within a designated period of…

Transcendental Wild Oats

A Chapter from an Unwritten RomanceLouisa May AlcottDecember 18, 1873On the first day of June, 184—, a large wagon, drawn by a small horse and containing a motley load, went lumbering over…

Wilde

Director:Brian GilbertWriter:Julian MitchellDirector of Photography:Martin FuhrerEditor:Michael BradsellMusic:Debbie WisemanProduction Designer:Maria DjurkovicProducers:Marc Samuelson and…

Calles, Plutarco Elías

(Encyclopedia) Calles, Plutarco Elías plo͞otär´kō ālē´äs kä´yās [key], 1877–1945, Mexican statesman, president (1924–28). In 1913 he left schoolteaching to fight with Álvaro…

Brewer's: Shoe the Wild Colt

(To). To exact a fine called “footing” from a newcomer, who is called the “colt.” Colt is a common synonym for a greenhorn, or a youth not broken in. Thus Shakespeare says - “Ay, that's a…

Brewer's: Wild Boy of Hamelin

or Man of Nature, found in the forest of Hertswold, Hanover. He walked on all fours, climbed trees like a monkey, fed on grass and leaves, and could…