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1) westernize. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: westˇernˇized, westˇernˇizˇing, westˇernˇizˇes To convert to the customs of Western civilization. westernˇiˇzation (westr-ni-zshn) -NOUN...

2) erne. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of several sea eagles, especially Haliaeetus albicilla, of Europe. Middle English ern, eagle, from Old English earn. See or- in Appendix I....

3) Stern. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To sit at the stern; At the stern of public affairs. Having the management of public affairs. The stern is the steer-ern-i.e. steer-place; and to sit at the stern...

4) govern. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: govˇerned, govˇernˇing, govˇerns1. To make and administer the public policy and affairs of; exercise sovereign authority in. 2. To control the speed...

5) misgovern. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: misˇgovˇerned, misˇgovˇernˇing, misˇgovˇerns To govern inefficiently or badly. misˇgovernˇment -NOUNmisˇgoverˇnor -NOUN...

6) cavern. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A large cave. 2. A large underground chamber, as in a cave. Inflected forms: cavˇerned, cavˇernˇing, cavˇerns1. To enclose in or as if in a cavern. 2. To hollow...

7) knight-errant. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...to prove his chivalry. 2. One given to adventurous or quixotic conduct. knight-errantˇry (-ern-tr) -NOUN...

8) Tokyo. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...from Middle Chinese: to means east and kyo means capital, so together they mean east(ern) capital. Chinese has another word for capital, pronounced d, whose Middle...

9) §7. "The Bestiary; An Bispel; Sawles Warde". XI. Early Transition English. Vol. 1. From the Beginnings to the Cycles of Romance. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...Occasionally delightful movements are obtained such as exist in Al is man so is tis ern, wuld[char] ge nu listen, old in his[char] sinnes dern, or he bicum[char]...

10) Abbreviations. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases.
...New England neut. neuter Ffld. Newfoundland NL. New Latin Norw. Norwegian N. W. Northwest, -ern N. Z. New Zealand obs. obsolete obsoles. obsolescent OE. Old English...

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