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vulgar tongue

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  • vulgar tongue — noun The vernacular • • • Main Entry: ↑vulgar …   Useful english dictionary

  • vulgar tongue — ► NOUN ▪ the national or vernacular language of a people (especially as contrasted with Latin) …   English terms dictionary

  • vulgar tongue — noun the national or vernacular language of a people (especially as contrasted with Latin) …   English new terms dictionary

  • Vulgar — Vul gar, a. [L. vulgaris, from vulgus the multitude, the common people; of uncertain origin: cf. F. vulgaire. Cf. {Divulge}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to the mass, or multitude, of people; common; general; ordinary; public; hence, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vulgar fraction — Vulgar Vul gar, a. [L. vulgaris, from vulgus the multitude, the common people; of uncertain origin: cf. F. vulgaire. Cf. {Divulge}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to the mass, or multitude, of people; common; general; ordinary; public; hence …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vulgar — vulgarly, adv. vulgarness, n. /vul geuhr/, adj. 1. characterized by ignorance of or lack of good breeding or taste: vulgar ostentation. 2. indecent; obscene; lewd: a vulgar work; a vulgar gesture. 3. crude; coarse; unrefined: a vulgar peasant. 4 …   Universalium

  • vulgar — adj. 1 a of or characteristic of the common people, plebeian. b coarse in manners; low (vulgar expressions; vulgar tastes). 2 in common use; generally prevalent (vulgar errors). Phrases and idioms: vulgar fraction a fraction expressed by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rites — • The ceremonies, prayers, and functions of any religious body Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Rites     Rites     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Slang dictionary — A slang dictionary is a reference book containing an alphabetical list of slang, vernacular vocabulary not generally acceptable in formal usage, usually including information given for each word, including meaning, pronunciation, and etymology.… …   Wikipedia

  • Cockney — For other uses, see Cockney (disambiguation). St. Mary le Bow The term Cockney has both geographical and linguistic associations. Geographically and culturally, it often refers to working class Londoners, particularly those in the East End.… …   Wikipedia

  • Portuguese literature — This is a survey of Portuguese literature.The Portuguese language was developed gradually from the Vulgar language (i.e. Vulgar Latin) spoken in the countries which formed part of the Roman Empire and, both in morphology and syntax, it represents …   Wikipedia

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