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Apr
29

seo – Wiktionary

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish so.

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Determiner[edit]

seo

  1. this

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Pronoun[edit]

seo

  1. this

    Seo mo theach.This is my house.

Adverb[edit]

seo

  1. here (implies motion)

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Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *saiwiz.

Noun[edit]

sēo m

  1. sea

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • “sēo”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Article[edit]

sēo f

  1. nominative feminine singular of se: the

    sēo cwēnthe woman

Determiner[edit]

sēo f

  1. nominative feminine singular of : that (agreeing with feminine nouns)

Pronoun

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Apr
10

gadget – Wiktionary

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown. First used in print by Robert Brown in 1886 (see quote in definition section). Might come from French gâchette or gagée. Compare Finnish koje (instrument, device).

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Noun[edit]

gadget (plural gadgets)

  1. (obsolete) A thing whose name cannot be remembered; thingamajig, doohickey.
    • 1886, Robert Brown, Spunyard and Spindrift, A Sailor Boy’s Log of a Voyage Out and Home in a China Tea-clipper:
      Then the names of all the other things on board a ship! I don’t know half of them yet; even the sailors forget at times, and if the exact name of anything they want happens to slip from their memory, they call it a chicken-fixing, or a gadjet, or a timmey-noggy, or a wim-wom—just pro tem.
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Apr
3

programming language – Wiktionary

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Noun[edit]

programming language (plural programming languages)

  1. (programming) Code of reserved words and symbols used in computer programs, which give instructions to the computer on how to accomplish certain computing tasks.
    Synonyms: computer language, computing language
    Hypernym: language

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