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1) adieu. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Used to express farewell. Inflected forms: pl. aˇdieus or aˇdieux (-dyz, -dz) A farewell. Middle English, from Old French a dieu, (I commend you) to God : a, to (from...

2) adieu. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...to God. Like goodbye ( God be with you ), adieu has become a noun. The plural, spelled either adieus or adieux, is pronounced uh-D(Y)OOZ, although some Americans...

3) Morning. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...yet, Jock." 1 "Having declined Mrs. Flockhart s compliment of a 'morning,' he made his adieus."-Sir W. Scott: Waverley, chap. xliv:...

4) Act IV. Scene V. Antony and Cleopatra. Craig, W.J., ed. 1914. The Oxford Shakespeare
...treasure after; do it; Detain no jot, I charge thee. Write to him— I will subscribe—gentle adieus and greetings; 24 Say that I wish he never find more cause To change...

5) Chapter LIII. Austen, Jane. 1917. Pride and Prejudice. Vol. III, Part 2. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...My sisters may write to me. They will have nothing else to do. 6 Mr. Wickham s adieus were much more affectionate than his wife s. He smiled, looked handsome, and...

6) 170. Departing of the Big Steamers. Specimen Days. Whitman, Walt. 1892. Prose Works
...as she quickly unfastens and moves out, prompt to a minute—the emotional faces, adieus and fluttering handkerchiefs, and many smiles and some tears on the wharf—the...

7) Chapter XV. Scott, Sir Walter. 1917. Guy Mannering, or the Astrologer. Vol. IV. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...were secured to her, and she went on with better heart, to pay the wages and receive the adieus of the few domestics of her father s family. 1 Where there are estimable...

8) 323. On the Receipt of My Mother's Picture out of Norfolk. William Cowper. 1909-14. English Poetry II: From Collins to Fitzgerald. The Harvard Classics
...30 A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu! But was it such?—It was.—Where thou art gone Adieus and farewells are a sound unknown. May I but meet thee on that peaceful...

9) a. Plurals, Possessives, Affixes, and Compounds. 8. Word Formation. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...or criterions; phenomenon, phenomena or phenomenons; (from French) adieu, adieux or adieus; beau, beaux or beaus; madame, mesdames; (from Italian) paparrazzo, paparazzi;...

10) Erato. Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von. 1909-14. Hermann and Dorothea. The Harvard Classics
...city. Eager and voluble then the women embraced Dorothea. Hermann drew her away; but other adieus must be spoken: 195 Lastly the children with cries fell upon her...

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