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ZACCHEUS (Heb.), pure.

ZACHARIAH, ZECHARIAH (Heb.), the Lord hath remembered.--Dims. ZACH, ZECHY.

ZADOK (Heb.), just.

ZEBADIAH, Zebedee (Heb.), the Lord has bestowed.

ZEDEKIAH (Heb.), the Lord is righteousness.

ZENOBIA (Gr.), having life from Zeus.--Fr. _Zenobie_.

ZEPHANIAH (Heb.), the Lord hideth.

ZOE (Gr.), life.


See especially the _Stanford Dictionary of Anglicised Words and Phrases_, edited by Dr C. A. M. FENNELL (Cambridge, 1892).

AASVOGEL (Ger.), a carrion-bird.

AB ABSURDO (L.), from absurdity.

AB aeTERNO (L.), from eternity.

AB ANTE (L.), from before.

a BAS (Fr.), down, down with!

a BaTONS ROMPUS (Fr.), by fits and starts.

ABATTU, fem. ABATTUE (Fr.), cast down, dejected.

A BENE PLACITO (It.), at pleasure.

AB EXTRA (L.), from without.

ABIIT, EXCESSIT, EVASIT, ERUPIT (L.), he is gone, he is off, he has escaped, he has broken away (Cicero, _In Catilinam_, II. i. 1).

AB IMO PECTORE (L.), from the bottom of the heart.

AB INCUNABULIS (L.), from the cradle.

AB INITIO (L.), from the beginning.

AB INTRA (L.), from within.

AB OFFICIO ET BENEFICIO (Late L.), from office and benefice--of a clergyman suspended.

a BON CHAT, BON RAT (Fr.), to a good cat, a good rat--tit for tat.

a BON DROIT (Fr.), with justice.

a BON MARCHe (Fr.), at a good bargain, cheap.

ABONNEMENT (Fr.), subscription.

AB ORIGINE (L.), from the origin or beginning.

ABORT (Ger.), a privy, water-closet.

AB OVO (L.), from the egg: from the beginning.

AB OVO USQUE AD MALA (L.), from the egg to the apples--of a Roman banquet: from the beginning to the end.

a BRAS OUVERTS (Fr.), with open arms.

ABReGe (Fr.), abridgment.

ABSENCE D'ESPRIT (Fr.), absence of mind.

ABSENS HERES NON ERIT (L.), the absent one will not be the heir--out of sight, out of mind.

ABSENTE REO (L.), the defendant being absent.

ABSIT (L.), lit. 'let him be absent'--leave to pass one night away from college.

ABSIT DICTO INVIDIA (L.), to be said without boasting.

ABSIT OMEN (L.), may there be no ill omen (as in a word just used)!

ABSOLVI MEAM ANIMAM (L.), I have relieved my mind.

ABUNA, the primate of the Abyssinian Church: a Nestorian priest.

AB UNO DISCE OMNES (L.), from one learn all: from one example you may know the rest.

AB URBE CONDITa (L.), from the founding of the city--i.e. Rome, 753 B.C.

ABUSUS NON TOLLIT USUM (L.), abuse does not do away with use--i.e. an abuse does not forfeit the legitimate use of a thing.

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