Saturday, April 30, 2011

evening. (131/365)

Detail of an old poster circa 1977.


  • S: (n) evening, eve, even, eventide (the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)) "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"
  • S: (n) evening (a later concluding time period) "it was the evening of the Roman Empire"
  • S: (n) evening (the early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way) "an evening at the opera"


Definition of "evening" from Princeton's WordNet

Friday, April 29, 2011

royal. (130/365)

...taken with Instagram on my new iPhone.


  • S: (n) royal (a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast)
  • S: (n) royal, royal stag (stag with antlers of 12 or more branches)


  • S: (adj) royal (of or relating to or indicative of or issued or performed by a king or queen or other monarch) "the royal party"; "the royal crest"; "by royal decree"; "a royal visit"
  • S: (adj) royal (established or chartered or authorized by royalty) "the Royal Society"
  • S: (adj) royal (being of the rank of a monarch) "of royal ancestry"; "princes of the blood royal"
  • S: (adj) imperial, majestic, purple, regal, royal (belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler) "golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head"
  • S: (adj) royal (invested with royal power as symbolized by a crown) "the royal (or crowned) heads of Europe"

Definition of "royal" from Princeton's WordNet

Thursday, April 28, 2011

tuxedo. (129/365)


S: (n) dinner jacket, tux, tuxedo, black tie (semiformal evening dress for men)

Definition of "tuxedo" from Princeton's WordNet


Photo by Heather Addley of 365 Days of Me
Tuxedo borrowed from Madonna Dersch, The Happy Homemaker

Thank you Ladies! xoxo!

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

copy. (128/365)


  • S: (n) transcript, copy (a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record))
  • S: (n) copy (a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing) "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"
  • S: (n) copy, written matter (matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials)
  • S: (n) copy (material suitable for a journalistic account) "catastrophes make good copy"


  • S: (v) copy (copy down as is) "The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over"
  • S: (v) imitate, copy, simulate (reproduce someone's behavior or looks) "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"
  • S: (v) replicate, copy (reproduce or make an exact copy of) "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information"
  • S: (v) copy, re-create (make a replica of) "copy that drawing"; "re-create a picture by Rembrandt"

Definition of "copy" from Princeton's WordNet

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

silence. (127/365)


  • S: (n) silence (the state of being silent (as when no one is speaking)) "there was a shocked silence"; "he gestured for silence"
  • S: (n) silence, quiet (the absence of sound) "he needed silence in order to sleep"; "the street was quiet"
  • S: (n) muteness, silence (a refusal to speak when expected) "his silence about my contribution was surprising"
  • S: (n) secrecy, secretiveness, silence (the trait of keeping things secret)


  • S: (v) hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up (cause to be quiet or not talk) "Please silence the children in the church!"
  • S: (v) silence (keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure) "All dissenters were silenced when the dictator assumed power"

Definition of "silence" from Princeton's WordNet

Monday, April 25, 2011

property. (126/365)

Smithfield, VA.


  • S: (n) property, belongings, holding (something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone) "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
  • S: (n) property (a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class) "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
  • S: (n) place, property (any area set aside for a particular purpose) "who owns this place?"; "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House"
  • S: (n) property, attribute, dimension (a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished) "self-confidence is not an endearing property"
  • S: (n) property, prop (any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie) "before every scene he ran down his checklist of props"

Definition of "property" from Princeton's WordNet

Sunday, April 24, 2011

gloves. (125/365)

Doc in a Box, Texas.


S: (n) baseball glove, glove, baseball mitt, mitt (the handwear used by fielders in playing baseball)
S: (n) glove (handwear: covers the hand and wrist)
S: (n) boxing glove, glove (boxing equipment consisting of big and padded coverings for the fists of the fighters; worn for the sport of boxing)

Definition of "glove" from Princeton's WordNet