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PAR

PAR [Airline]   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Encyclopedias, Language reference
Length:
8 words

... [Airline] Spair Air Transport Corporation = ...

MacGregor

MacGregor   Reference library

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

...The motto of the MacGregors is: ‘E’en do and spair nocht’, said to have been given them in the 12th century by a king of Scotland. While the king was hunting, he was attacked by a wild boar, and Sir Malcolm asked permission to encounter the creature. ‘E’en do’, said the king, ‘and spair nocht.’ Whereupon the baronet tore up an oak sapling and dispatched the enraged animal. For this the king gave Sir Malcolm permission to use the said motto, and, in place of a Scots fir, to adopt for crest an oak tree eradicate (with roots). Another motto of the...

spire

spire n   Quick reference

Pocket Oxford Spanish Dictionary: English-Spanish (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
9 words

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