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1 Name: ⊂二二二( ^ω^)二二二⊃ : 1993-09-4721 10:36

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haunch (hɔːntʃ)
1. (anatomy) The hips, buttocks and upper thigh of a human or primate.
2. The loin and leg of a quadruped, especially when used as food or as a means of sitting.
3. (architecture) A squat vertical support structure.

2 Name: ⊂二二二( ^ω^)二二二⊃ : 1993-09-4857 19:33


3 Name: ⊂二二二( ^ω^)二二二⊃ : 1993-09-4858 01:33

雌雄同体人 (しゆうどうたいじん)

  1. (people) your mom

4 Name: ⊂二二二( ^ω^)二二二⊃ : 1993-09-4858 04:50

sage¹ /seɪdʒ/.
1. a profoundly wise person; a person famed for wisdom.
2. someone venerated for the possession of wisdom, judgment, and experience.
3. wise, judicious, or prudent: sage advice.
[Origin: 1250–1300; ME (n. and adj.) < OF < LL sapidus wise, tasteful (L: tasty), equiv. to sap(ere) to know, be wise, orig. to taste (see sapient) + -idus -id4]

―Related forms
sagely, adverb
sageness, noun

―Synonyms 1. philosopher. 3. sagacious.
―Antonyms 1. fool.

sage² /seɪdʒ/
1. any plant or shrub belonging to the genus Salvia, of the mint family.
2. an herb, Salvia officinalis, whose grayish-green leaves are used in medicine and for seasoning in cookery.
3. the leaves themselves.
4. sagebrush.
[Origin: 1275–1325; ME sa(u)ge < MF sau(l)ge < L salvia, deriv. of salvus safe (so named from its supposed healing powers)]

5 Name: ⊂二二二( ^ω^)二二二⊃ : 1993-09-4858 19:45

age /eɪdʒ/
1. the length of time during which a being or thing has existed; length of life or existence to the time spoken of or referred to: trees of unknown age; His age is 20 years.
2. a period of human life, measured by years from birth, usually marked by a certain stage or degree of mental or physical development and involving legal responsibility and capacity: the age of discretion; the age of consent; The state raised the drinking age from 18 to 21 years.
3. the particular period of life at which a person becomes naturally or conventionally qualified or disqualified for anything: He was over age for military duty.
4. one of the periods or stages of human life: a person of middle age.
5. advanced years; old age: His eyes were dim with age.
6. a particular period of history, as distinguished from others; a historical epoch: the age of Pericles; the Stone Age; the age of electronic communications.
7. the period of history contemporary with the span of an individual's life: He was the most famous architect of the age.
8. a generation or a series of generations: ages yet unborn.
9. a great length of time: I haven't seen you for an age. He's been gone for ages.
10. the average life expectancy of an individual or of the individuals of a class or species: The age of a horse is from 25 to 30 years.
11. Psychology. the level of mental, emotional, or educational development of a person, esp. a child, as determined by various tests and based on a comparison of the individual's score with the average score for persons of the same chronological age.
12. Geology.
a. a period of the history of the earth distinguished by some special feature: the Ice Age.
b. a unit of geological time, shorter than an epoch, during which the rocks comprising a stage were formed.
13. any of the successive periods in human history divided, according to Hesiod, into the golden, silver, bronze, heroic, and iron ages.
14. Cards.
a. Poker. the first player at the dealer's left. Compare edge (def. 10a).
b. eldest hand.
–verb (used without object)
15. to grow old: He is aging rapidly.
16. to mature, as wine, cheese, or wood: a heavy port that ages slowly.
–verb (used with object)
17. to make old; cause to grow or seem old: Fear aged him overnight.
18. to bring to maturity or a state fit for use: to age wine.
19. to store (a permanent magnet, a capacitor, or other similar device) so that its electrical or magnetic characteristics become constant.

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