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allied (cap.) of the Allies in World War I or II. [1/3 definitions]
Allies in World War I, the alliance of France, Great Britain, Russia, and other nations against the Central Powers. [1/2 definitions]
Anzac a soldier in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps during World War I (acronym for "Australia and New Zealand Army Corps"). [1/2 definitions]
apostrophe1 this mark used in some plurals, esp. in letters and figures, as in "I get your n's and r's confused". [1/3 definitions]
Armistice Day November 11, the anniversary of the armistice ending World War I, called Veterans Day in the United States.
aureus an ancient Roman gold coin that was a monetary unit from the reign of Julius Caesar to that of Constantine I.
Authorized Version the English translation of the Bible authorized by King James I and published in England in 1611; King James Bible.
auxiliary verb a verb used usu. with participial forms of other verbs to express certain tenses, aspects, moods, and the like, such as "have" in "I have escaped" and "should" in "You should go".
Bonaparte see Napoleon I.
Book of Changes see I Ching.
Central Powers a World War I alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary together with Turkey and Bulgaria.
doughboy (informal) an infantryman, esp. an American in World War I.
Elizabethan of, relating to, or characteristic of Elizabeth I of England or the period of her reign. [2 definitions]
empire (cap.) of or pertaining to styles in architecture, clothing, and home furnishings prevalent in France during the first empire under Napoleon I. [1/4 definitions]
-es1 used to form the third person sing. present tense of verbs that end in "s," "z," "ch," "sh," "x," or "y" that changes to "i".
-es2 used to form the regular plural of nouns that end in "s," "x," "z," "ch," "sh," or "y" that changes to "i".
escadrille a unit of military airplanes with men and equipment, as in France during World War I.
Espionage Act a U.S. law passed by President Woodrow Wilson in 1917, shortly after the U.S. entered World War I. The Espionage Act made it a crime to convey information with the intent to interfere with the operation of the U.S. military or its recruitment of troops, to disclose information relating to national defense, or to promote the success of the country's enemies.
eureka I have found it! (used to express excitement at having solved a problem or made a discovery).
far be it from me I would not dare or venture.
Fourteen Points the provisions of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson's proposed plan for peace in Europe after World War I, first enumerated in a speech to the U.S. Congress in 1918. The 1919 Treaty of Versailles, which officially ended the war, ultimately included only four of the Fourteen Points, including the creation of a League of Nations.