20a The History of the Book in Britain, c.1475–1800 Reference library
1 Origins 2 The Stationers’ Company 3 Beyond London 4 MS circulation and playbooks 5 Religious publishing 6 Copyright and
43a The History of the Book in Southeast Asia (1): The Islands Reference library
1 General introduction 2 Writing systems 3 Dating systems 4 Book forms 5 Printed books
1 General introduction
The region of
A-10A Reference library
a heavily armored plane designed to destroy tanks and constructed around its powerful 30 mm gun and enormous munitions drum.
a-lee Quick reference
the position of the helm of a vessel when it has been pushed down to leeward. ‘Helm's a-lee’ is the response of the helmsman of a sailing vessel after putting the helm down on the order to ...
a-weigh Quick reference
the situation of the anchor at the moment it is broken out of the ground when being weighed. When the anchor is a-weigh the ship is no longer secured to the ground and will drift unless under sail or power....
AA Reference library
AAA Reference library
abbr. antiaircraft artillery.
Aachen, Battle of Reference library
(October 1944) a World War II battle in which Aachen became the first German city to fall to
Aachen, Siege of Reference library
Following the death in 1247 of Henry Raspe, who had been the rival of the excommunicated Emperor Frederick II,
AADC Reference library
abbr. area air defense commander.
AAF Reference library
abbr.Army Air Force(s).
Aardvark Reference library
F-111 a two-seat twin-engine aircraft used as an attack/strike plane.