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The term was first attested to in English in 1786, in William Beckford's Orientalist novel Vathek, which describes the ghūl of Arabian folklore.
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It became the sole `` subject '' of `` international law '' ( a term which, it is pertinent to remember, was coined by Bentham ), a body of legal principle which by and large was made up of what Western nations could do in the world arena.
'' The other important difference between the two Constitutions was that the President of the Confederacy held office for six ( instead of four ) years, and was limited to one term.
Bang-Jensen said you told correspondents that you had checked in advance to make sure the term ' aberrant conduct ' was not libelous.
His parents talked seriously and lengthily to their own doctor and to a specialist at the University Hospital -- Mr. McKinley was entitled to a discount for members of his family -- and it was decided it would be best for him to take the remainder of the term off, spend a lot of time in bed and, for the rest, do pretty much as he chose -- provided, of course, he chose to do nothing too exciting or too debilitating.
His teacher and his school principal were conferred with and everyone agreed that, if he kept up with a certain amount of work at home, there was little danger of his losing a term.
The term enquetes demographiques, previously used for the supplementary investigations carried out in connection with the administrative censuses, was used for the new investigations.
This term was also used by the cowboy in the sense of a human showin' fight, as one cowhand was heard to say, `` He arches his back like a mule in a hailstorm ''.
the first use of the word `` rustler '' was as a synonym for `` hustler '', becomin' an established term for any person who was active, pushin', and bustlin' in any enterprise.
Engages must be loyal to the concessionaires, and must serve until the term provided in the engagement was ended.
The September-October term jury had been charged by Fulton Superior Court Judge Durwood Pye to investigate reports of possible `` irregularities '' in the hard-fought primary which was won by Mayor-nominate Ivan Allen Jr..
When the crowd was asked whether it wanted to wait one more term to make the race, it voted no -- and there were no dissents.
Petitions asking for a jail term for Norristown attorney Julian W. Barnard will be presented to the Montgomery County Court Friday, it was disclosed Tuesday by Horace A. Davenport, counsel for the widow of the man killed last Nov. 1 by Barnard's hit-run car.
Friday afternoon the Rev. T. F. Zimmerman was reelected for his second consecutive two-year term as general superintendent of Assemblies of God.
Commenting on the earlier stage, the Notre Dame Chapter of the American Association of University Professors ( in a recent report on the question of faculty participation in administrative decision-making ) noted that the term `` teacher-employee '' ( as opposed to, e.g., `` maintenance employee '' ) was a not inapt description.
The Unitarian clergy were an exclusive club of cultivated gentlemen -- as the term was then understood in the Back Bay -- and Parker was definitely not a gentleman, either in theology or in manners.
or `` Carmine Theater, 1912 '', the only canvas with an ash can ( and foraging dog ), although Sloan was a member of the famous `` Eight '', and of the so-called `` Ash-Can School '', a term he resented.
In 1846, Lincoln was elected to the U. S. House of Representatives, where he served one two-year term.
Realizing Clay was unlikely to win the presidency, Lincoln, who had pledged in 1846 to serve only one term in the House, supported General Zachary Taylor for the Whig nomination in the 1848 presidential election.
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His political opponent and lifetime friend, Thomas Jefferson, achieved immortality through his authorship of the Declaration of Independence, but equally notable were the legal and constitutional reforms he instituted in his native Virginia, his role as father of our territorial system, and his acquisition of the Louisiana Territory during his first term as President.
`` Disaffiliation '', by the way, is the term used by the critic and poet, Lawrence Lipton, who has written several articles on this subject, the first of which, in The Nation, quoted as Epigraph: `` We disaffiliate.
From the outset of his first term, he established himself as one of the guiding spirits of the House of Delegates.
The first use of the term " anthropology " in English to refer to a natural science of humanity was apparently in 1593, the first of the " logies " to be coined.
Kouros ( male youth ) is the modern term given to those representations of standing male youths which first appear in the archaic period in Greece.
Alpha, both as a symbol and term, is used to refer to or describe a variety of things, including the first or most significant occurrence of something.
The term became popular again in Australia first, when George Giffen, in his memoirs ( With Bat and Ball, 1899 ), used the term as if it were well known.
The first group mainly opposed the Nicene terminology and preferred the term homoiousios ( alike in substance ) to the Nicene homoousios, while they rejected Arius and his teaching and accepted the equality and coeternality of the persons of the Trinity.
The term antimatter was first used by Arthur Schuster in two rather whimsical letters to Nature in 1898, in which he coined the term.
The term Animism appears to have been first developed as animismus by German scientist Georg Ernst Stahl, circa 1720, to refer to the " doctrine that animal life is produced by an immaterial soul.
In his first term in the state house, Johnson did not ally with either the Democrats or the Whigs consistently, though he revered Jackson, the Democratic President.
In his first term in the House, he soon articulated his own brand of Jeffersonian – Jacksonian principles he would steadfastly promote throughout most of his political career ; he advocated for the interests of the poor, while maintaining an anti-abolitionist stance, insisted on limited spending by the government and opposed protective tariffs.
In this term, he introduced for the first time his Homestead Bill, which sought to provide 160 acres for every poor family head " without money and without price "; Johnson did not rest until passage some years later.
The term antibiotic was first used in 1942 by Selman Waksman and his collaborators in journal articles to describe any substance produced by a microorganism that is antagonistic to the growth of other microorganisms in high dilution.
The term " antibacterial " derives from Greek ἀντί ( anti ), " against " + βακτήριον ( baktērion ), diminutive of βακτηρία ( baktēria ), " staff, cane ", because the first ones to be discovered were rod-shaped, and the term " antibiotic " derives from anti + βιωτικός ( biōtikos ), " fil for life, lively ", which comes from βίωσις ( biōsis ), " way of life ", and that from βίος ( bios ), " life ".
It is this latter version, which has some syntax differences from the first as well as support for the Apple II high-resolution graphics modes, that most people mean by the term " Applesoft.
The intended meaning was likely the first, which would be translated as Latin causātīvus or effectīvus, but the Latin term was a translation of the second.
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There is no earlier use of the term and Adjacium is not an attested Latin word, which probably means that it is a Latinization of a word in some other language.
The term was first used in astrology, of asterisms that supposedly exerted influence, attested in Ammianus ( 4th century ).
The term " Canadian English " is first attested in a speech by the Reverend A. Constable Geikie in an address to the Canadian Institute in 1857.
Elb ( m, plural Elbe or Elben ) is a reconstructed term, while Elbe ( f ) is attested in Middle High German.
The earliest attested use of this term is on a wooden slat, or mokkan, that was unearthed in Asuka-mura, Nara Prefecture in 1998 and dated back to the reign of Emperor Temmu and Empress Jitō.
The term sacrum ( i. e., " holy " in the sense of " consecrated ") in connection with the medieval Roman Empire was used from 1157, under Frederick I Barbarossa (" Holy Empire "; the form " Holy Roman Empire " is attested from 1254 onward ).
Osiris is first attested in the middle of the Fifth dynasty of Egypt, although it is likely that he was worshipped much earlier ; the term Khenti-Amentiu dates to at least the first dynasty, also as a pharaonic title.
While pagan is attested in English from the 14th century, there is no evidence that the term paganism was in use in English before the 17th century.
The term polytope is a broad term that covers a wide class of objects, and different definitions are attested in mathematical literature.
The English term patriot is first attested in the Elizabethan era, via Middle French from Late Latin ( 6th century ) patriota " countryman ", ultimately from Greek πατριώτης ( patriōtēs ) " countryman ", from πατρίς, " fatherland ".
The common contemporary Latin legal term used in documents of the Holy Roman Empire was for a long time regnum (" rule, domain, empire ", such as in Regnum Francorum for the Frankish Kingdom ) before imperium was in fact adopted, the latter first attested in 1157, whereas the parallel use of regnum never fell out of use during the Middle Ages.
The word rime, derived from Old Frankish language * rīm, a Germanic term meaning " series, sequence " attested in Old English ( Old English rīm-" enumeration, series, numeral ") and Old High German rīm, ultimately cognate to Old Irish rím, Greek arithmos " number ".
The term wolþu-" glory ", possibly in reference to the god, is attested on the 3rd century Thorsberg chape ( as owlþu -),
The earliest attested term referring to Lacedaemon is the Mycenaean Greek ra-ke-da-mi-ni-jo, " Lacedaimonian ", written in Linear B syllabic script and transliterated as Λακεδαιμόνιος ( Lakedaimonios ) in the Greek alphabet.
The term logos ən aiguptios (' Egyptian language ') is also attested in Sahidic, although logos and aiguptios are both Greek in origin.
It is a calque of Greek, a term first attested, together with the system of naming the seven weekdays after the seven classical planets, in the Anthologiarum by Vettius Valens ( ca.
The term " soul music " itself, to describe gospel-style music with secular lyrics, is first attested in 1961.
Bushidō developed between the 9th and 20th centuries and numerous translated documents dating from the 12th to 16th centuries demonstrate its wide influence across the whole of Japan, although some scholars have noted " the term bushidō itself is rarely attested in premodern literature.
The Mycenaean Greek term a-pu-ko-wo-ko meaning " craftsman of horse veil " written in Linear B syllabic script is also attested since ca.
The term athame derives, via a series of corruptions, from the late Latin artavus (" quill knife "), which is well attested in the oldest mansucripts of the Key of Solomon.
The first attested use of the term sociolinguistics was by Thomas Callan Hodson in the title of a 1939 paper.