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Augean of or suggesting Augeas, a king in Greek mythology, or his stables, which had not been cleaned for thirty years until Hercules changed the course of a river so that it swept through them. [1/2 definitions]
available able to be had for use or purchase; at hand. [1/2 definitions]
Aztec a member of an Indian people who had an advanced civilization in central Mexico before the Spaniards conquered them in 1519. [1/4 definitions]
blessed having had good fortune conferred upon one. [1/4 definitions]
caduceus in mythology, the staff carried by Mercury, which was entwined by two snakes and had two wings at the top. [1/2 definitions]
caveat in law, a formal request to suspend proceedings until the filer of the notice has had a hearing. [1/2 definitions]
Church Fathers the ecclesiastical authorities of the early Christian church, whose writings had an authoritative influence on the formation of Christian doctrine.
civil war (cap.)The U.S. war (1861-1866) between the Northern states (Union) and the Southern states (Confederacy), which had seceded from the Union because of conflict over states' rights and the practice of slavery. [1/2 definitions]
Commonwealthmen group of British thinkers and reformers whose ideas of republicanism, civic virtue, and liberty had an influence on the leaders of the American Revolution.
cui bono the legal principle that the responsibility for a certain act is likely to lie with one who had something to gain as a result of that act. [1/2 definitions]
déjà vu the almost physical sensation, when one is in a place or having an experience, that one has been in that place or had that experience before.
dried having had all the water or moisture removed. [1/2 definitions]
exodus (cap.) the departure of the ancient Israelites from Egypt, where they had been enslaved. [1/3 definitions]
faun a rural deity in Roman mythology that had the upright stance and upper body of a man and the ears, horns, and lower body of a goat.
forbidden fruit in the Bible, the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the garden of Eden, which had been forbidden to Adam and Eve by God. [1/2 definitions]
front-load to move and concentrate caucuses and party primaries to an earlier period before a general election than had previously been established. [1/2 definitions]
General Court in colonial New England, a local assembly that had both legislative and judicial powers. [1/2 definitions]
Gordian knot in Greek legend, a knot tied by King Gordius of Phrygia and cut by Alexander the Great, after an oracle had said it could be untied only by the next ruler of Asia. [1/2 definitions]
Grand Army of the Republic an organization founded in 1866 by men who had served in the Union Army or Navy during the U.S. Civil War.
hadn't contracted form of "had not".
Hebrews a book of the New Testament, consisting of a letter, by an unknown author, addressing Jews who had become Christians or Palestinian Jews.