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1) ado. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Busy and useless activity: fuss. Informal : to-do. See ACTION, CALM....

2) Ado. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ado, (a´do) (KEY) , city (1987 est. pop. 287,000), SW Nigeria. Located in a region where rice, corn, cassava, and yams are grown. Traditionally an important cotton-weaving...

3) Ado'nis. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A beautiful boy. The allusion is to Ado nis, who was beloved by Venus, and was killed by a boar while hunting. 1 "Rose-cheeked Adonis hied him to the chase; Hunting...

4) Ado'nists. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...proper vowels of the word Jehovah are unknown, and that the word is never to be pronounced Ado nai. (Hebrew, adon, lord.) 1...

5) Much Ado about Nothing. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...and Spenser has a similar one in the Faerie Queene, book ii. canto iv. 1 Much Ado about Nothing. After a war in Messina, Claudio, Benedick, and some other soldiers...

6) Ado'nai. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Son of the star-beam, and god of light among the Rosicrucians. One of the names given by the Jews to Jehovah, for fear of breaking the command, "Thou shalt not take...

7) Ado'nies. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Feasts of Adonis, celebrated in Assyria, Alexandria, Egypt, Judea, Persia, Cyprus, and all Greece, for eight days. Lucian gives a long description of them. In these...

8) ado. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Bustle; fuss; trouble; bother. Middle English, from the phrase at do : at, to (used with infinitive) (from Old Norse at; see ad- in Appendix I) + do, do; see do1....

9) 4. Much Ado about Nothing. Lamb, Charles and Mary. 1878. Tales from Shakespeare
...Messina two ladies, whose names were Hero and Beatrice. Hero was the daughter, and Beatrice the niece, of Leonato, the governor of Messina. 1 Beatrice was of a lively...

10) Lag'ado. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Capital of Balnibarbi, celebrated for its grand academy of projectors, where the scholars spend their time in such useful projects as making pincushions from softened...

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