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Word: appellation

Definition: name; title


Sentences Containing 'appellation'

"Miss" became the appellation for celebrities (e.g., Miss Helen Hayes, or Miss Amelia Earhart) but this also proved problematic, as when a married woman "did" use her husband’s name but was still referred to as "Miss"; see more at Ms. and Miss. Modern usage.
'"In an accumulation of Ignominy, Want, Despair, and Madness, I entered the office--or, as our lively neighbour the Gaul would term it, the Bureau--of the Firm, nominally conducted under the appellation of Wickfield and--HEEP, but in reality, wielded by--HEEP alone.
(Hence the appellation of "Junta of Seville," not to be confused with the earlier provincial junta.)
All other things I call luxuries, without meaning, by this appellation, to throw the smallest degree of reproach upon the temperate use of them.
Alpha and Omega (alpha (Α or α) and omega (Ω or ω)), are the first and the last letters of the Greek alphabet and are an appellation of Christ or of God in the Book of Revelation.
Among them, father is the appellation of a superior; brother, of an equal; and son, of an inferior.
And so the appellation must at last have come to be bestowed upon the whale from which this spermaceti was really derived.
Around 1284, Princess Theodora Raoulaina, niece of Michael VIII Palaiologos (r. 1259–1282) and wife of "protovestiarios" John Raoul Petraliphas, rebuilt the monastery and the church, deserving the appellation of second "ktētorissa".
Beaufort was first certified as an appellation d'origine contrôlée in 1968.
But having here accidentally mentioned a minister of state, he commanded me, some time after, to inform him, “what species of _Yahoo_ I particularly meant by that appellation.” I told him, “that a first or chief minister of state, who was the person I intended to describe, was the creature wholly exempt from joy and grief, love and hatred, pity and anger; at least, makes use of no other passions, but a violent desire of wealth, power, and titles; that he applies his words to all uses, except to the indication of his mind; that he never tells a truth but with an intent that you should take it for a lie; nor a lie, but with a design that you should take it for a truth; that those he speaks worst of behind their backs are in the surest way of preferment; and whenever he begins to praise you to others, or to yourself, you are from that day forlorn.
Canadian whisky captures one-quarter of the total Canadian spirits market and is the only Canadian distilled spirits product which is "appellation protected", meaning that by law it can only be produced in Canada.
Château Rol Valentin is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Saint-Émilion Grand Cru, an area next to Saint-Émilion proper.
Chocolate salami is not a meat product. The appellation "salami" stems from physical resemblance.
Guahibos: appellation by which they are known Sikuani, Kuiba, Chiricoa, Hitanü (iguana) and Hitnü (Macaguane), who speak languages Guajiboan.
Guillaume Le Testu’s "Grande Jave" of 1556 is part of the "Terre Australle," and bears a "Baie Braecillie" on its northwest coast, an appellation, as noted by Armand Rainaud in 1893, “which without doubt comes from the globes of Schoener and the maps of Oronce Fine”.
His surname was Cruncher, and on the youthful occasion of his renouncing by proxy the works of darkness, in the easterly parish church of Hounsditch, he had received the added appellation of Jerry.
I expressed my uneasiness at his giving me so often the appellation of _Yahoo_, an odious animal, for which I had so utter a hatred and contempt: I begged he would forbear applying that word to me, and make the same order in his family and among his friends whom he suffered to see me.
I reached the age of twenty nine without loving, for none of the feelings I before then experienced merit the appellation of love.
In talking, they forget the common appellation of things, and the names of persons, even of those who are their nearest friends and relations.
In the beginning of the 16th century, Srebrna Góra included a parish church under the appellation of Saint Nicholas; a parsonage; and while it still was a town, it was the most populated place in the area.
It is because the labour of the cultivators, over and above paying completely all those necessary expenses, affords a neat produce of this kind, that this class of people are in this system peculiarly distinguished by the honourable appellation of the productive class.
It is called slobgollion; an appellation original with the whalemen, and even so is the nature of the substance.
It is the last of these youth parliaments to retain its “TUXIS” appellation and maintain its Christian character; however, its membership is not restricted on the basis of religion.
Near the palace complex, there is a parish church under the appellation of Saint Nicholas that was built in 1848–1849.
Nearly 20 years after its favorable review, the 1893 edition of "Illustrated Cincinnati" noted, "All or nearly all the leading characteristics Over-the-Rhine which won for it the appellation have passed away.
Neither has their language any more than a general appellation for those maladies, which is borrowed from the name of the beast, and called _hnea-yahoo_, or _Yahoo’s evil_; and the cure prescribed is a mixture of their own dung and urine, forcibly put down the _Yahoo’s_ throat.
One day, in much good company, I was asked by a person of quality, “whether I had seen any of their _struldbrugs_, or immortals?” I said, “I had not;” and desired he would explain to me “what he meant by such an appellation, applied to a mortal creature.” He told me “that sometimes, though very rarely, a child happened to be born in a family, with a red circular spot in the forehead, directly over the left eyebrow, which was an infallible mark that it should never die.” The spot, as he described it, “was about the compass of a silver threepence, but in the course of time grew larger, and changed its colour; for at twelve years old it became green, so continued till five and twenty, then turned to a deep blue: at five and forty it grew coal black, and as large as an English shilling; but never admitted any further alteration.” He said, “these births were so rare, that he did not believe there could be above eleven hundred struldbrugs, of both sexes, in the whole kingdom; of which he computed about fifty in the metropolis, and, among the rest, a young girl born; about three years ago: that these productions were not peculiar to any family, but a mere effect of chance; and the children of the _struldbrugs_ themselves were equally mortal with the rest of the people.” I freely own myself to have been struck with inexpressible delight, upon hearing this account: and the person who gave it me happening to understand the Balnibarbian language, which I spoke very well, I could not forbear breaking out into expressions, perhaps a little too extravagant.
said my aunt, as a compromise for the obnoxious appellation.
The "Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée"-région Côtes de Gascogne, Armagnac and Floc de Gascogne (a local aperitif) are identical. The three Armagnac sub-regions Armagnac-Ténarèze, Bas-Armagnac and Haut-Armagnac form in a way the Côtes de Gascogne.
The Appellation d’origine contrôlée was in 2005 extended with the Armagnac vineyards lying in twenty-five municipalities in the Bas-Armagnac which are in the department Landes and fourteen other municipalities in the Armagnac-Ténarèze which are in Lot-et-Garonne.
The commune produces wine with a great reputation which benefits from the appellation of Moulis, one of the six communal appellations of the Haut-Médoc vineyards.
The monastery of Saint Andrew was known under the appellation "by-the-Judgment", after the place where it lay, named "the Judgment" (, "hē Krisis").
The other species want a name in our language, and in most others; I suppose, because it was not requisite for any, but philosophical purposes, to rank them under a general term or appellation.
The rest of his body was so streaked, and spotted, and marbled with the same shrouded hue, that, in the end, he had gained his distinctive appellation of the White Whale; a name, indeed, literally justified by his vivid aspect, when seen gliding at high noon through a dark blue sea, leaving a milky-way wake of creamy foam, all spangled with golden gleamings.
The Ruch area is home to several Oregon wineries and is in the Applegate Valley AVA, a sub-appellation of the Rogue Valley AVA (American Viticultural Area).
The second is the class of the cultivators, of farmers and country labourers, whom they honour with the peculiar appellation of the productive class.
The term "Alpha and Omega" comes from the phrase "I am the alpha and the omega" (Koiné Greek: "ἐγὼ τὸ Α καὶ τὸ Ω"), an appellation of Jesus in the Book of Revelation (verses 1:8, 21:6, and 22:13).
The third is the class of artificers, manufacturers, and merchants, whom they endeavour to degrade by the humiliating appellation of the barren or unproductive class.
There must, therefore, be a uniform experience against every miraculous event, otherwise the event would not merit that appellation.
These thirds therefore hardly deserve the appellation of wolf, and in fact historically have not been given that name.
This appellation appears on other Dieppe maps as "baie bresille" on the Rotz map, "Baye bresille" on the Harleian, and "Baye bresill" on the Desceliers, indicating the reliance of their makers on the Schoener/Fine cosmography.
This fact, my dear sir, combined with the distinguished elevation to which your talents have raised you, deters me from presuming to aspire to the liberty of addressing the companion of my youth, by the familiar appellation of Copperfield!
To date, the show has not specified whether the character's name is actually Loogie, such that the "Luigi" reference is a "nod" or "nonce usage", or whether instead his given name is Luigi and the appellation "Loogie" is a (likely pejorative) nickname.
Uaxaclajuun Ub'aah K'awiil (also known by the appellation "18-Rabbit" or "Eighteen Rabbit"), was the 13th ajaw or ruler of the powerful Maya polity associated with the site of Copán in modern Honduras (its Classic Maya name was probably "Oxwitik").
Vineyards were first planted on the mountain in the 1860s, but viticulture there has been difficult. The appellation reaches altitudes as high as above sea level, placing it above much of the fog that rolls in from the Pacific Ocean, ensuring long hours of sunlight.
While not forgetting the classification in 1855 - the best properties of the appellation - such as Château Chasse-Spleen, the Château Poujeaux, the château Brillette, the Châteaux Antonix, the Château of Dutruch Grand Poujeaux, the Granins Grand Poujeaux Château, the Maucaillou Château, the Biston Brillette Château or even the Moulin à Vent Château, have all made a name amongst the biggest wines of Médoc, notably thanks to the classification of the Crus Bourgeois.
``Now,''said the unknown to Franz,``I do not know if you are of my opinion, but I think nothing is more annoying than to remain two or three hours together without knowing by name or appellation how to address one another.
``Why, he was so called as truly as I myself bore the appellation of Gaspard Caderousse; but tell me, I pray, what has become of poor Edmond?

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