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1) Deans (Effie). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...by her lover, Geordie Robertson [Staunton], and condemned for child-murder. 1 Jeanie Deans. Half-sister of Effie Deans, who walks all the way to London to plead for...

2) dean's list. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. deans' lists A list of students in a high school, college, or university who have attained high academic rank....

3) 5743. Barzun, Jacques. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:5743 QUOTATION:In a large university, there are as many deans and executive heads as there are schools and departments. Their relations to one another are...

4) Dignitary (A). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A clergyman who holds preferment to which jurisdiction is annexed, as bishops, deans, archdeacons, canons, etc. 1...

5) Canonical Dress. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The costume worn by the clergy according to the direction of the canon. Archdeacons, deans, and bishops wear canonical hats. 1...

6) 20754. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...literary circles, the men of trust and consideration, bookmakers, editors, university deans and professors, bishops, too, were by no means men of the largest literary...

7) 6771. Alfred Tennyson Tennyson. 1809-1892. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...Alfred Tennyson Tennyson (1809–1892) QUOTATION: With prudes for proctors, dowagers for deans, And sweet girl-graduates in their golden hair. ATTRIBUTION: The Princess....

8) Midlo'thian. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...of the Porteous riot, in which are introduced the interesting incidents of Effie and Jeanie Deans. Effie is seduced while in the service of Mrs. Saddletree, and is...

9) likes of, like of. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...form likes of has two meanings, one unexceptionable, as in I was seated with the likes of two deans and a provost—VIPs all, and one pejorative and disparaging, as...

10) §11. Arthur Penrhyn Stanley. XIV. Historians. Vol. 12. The Romantic Revival. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...speak of the eminent historian whose name stands forth even on the illustrious roll of the deans of St. Paul s without also recalling the brilliant writer and single-minded...

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