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Definition of A

A means: The first letter of the English and of many other alphabets. The capital A of the alphabets of Middle and Western Europe, as also the small letter (a), besides the forms in Italic, black letter, etc., are all descended from the old Latin A, which was borrowed from the Greek Alpha, of the same form; and this was made from the first letter (/) of the Phoenician alphabet, the equivalent of the Hebrew Aleph, and itself from the Egyptian origin. The Aleph was a consonant letter, with a guttural breath sound that was not an element of Greek articulation; and the Greeks took it to represent their vowel Alpha with the a sound, the Phoenician alphabet having no vowel symbols.

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A means: The first letter of the English and of many other alphabets. The capital A of the alphabets of Middle and Western Europe, as also the small letter (a), besides the forms in Italic, black letter, etc., are all descended from the old Latin A, which was borrowed from the Greek Alpha, of the same form; and this was made from the first letter (/) of the Phoenician alphabet, the equivalent of the Hebrew Aleph, and itself from the Egyptian origin. The Aleph was a consonant letter, with a guttural breath sound that was not an element of Greek articulation; and the Greeks took it to represent their vowel Alpha with the a sound, the Phoenician alphabet having no vowel symbols.

Meaning of A

A means: The first letter of the English and of many other alphabets. The capital A of the alphabets of Middle and Western Europe, as also the small letter (a), besides the forms in Italic, black letter, etc., are all descended from the old Latin A, which was borrowed from the Greek Alpha, of the same form; and this was made from the first letter (/) of the Phoenician alphabet, the equivalent of the Hebrew Aleph, and itself from the Egyptian origin. The Aleph was a consonant letter, with a guttural breath sound that was not an element of Greek articulation; and the Greeks took it to represent their vowel Alpha with the a sound, the Phoenician alphabet having no vowel symbols.

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Meaning of BATTLESHIP

BATTLESHIP means: Battleship is London Cockney rhyming slang for the lip.Battleship is London Cockney rhyming slang for back−chat, insolence (lip).

Meaning of FINKO

FINKO means: Finko is British slang for the number five.

Meaning of JOHN WAYNE

JOHN WAYNE means: John Wayne is London Cockney rhyming slang for a train.

Meaning of mullet

mullet means: hairstyle cut shot on the sides and long at the back

Meaning of Rumpy pumpy

Rumpy pumpy means: Another word for hanky panky, or a bit of nookie! Something two consenting adults get up to in private! Theoretically!

Meaning of S/he who smelt it, dealt it

S/he who smelt it, dealt it means: Phrase used to place accusation upon someone who has announced that they've detected ass-gas in the air, i.e. someone farted. Upon accusation, the victim could retort with 'S/he who supplied it, denied it'. Another response was "The one who said the rhyme committed the crime"!

Meaning of Whacker

Whacker means: Anything very large, same as a "whopper."

Meaning of Reader

Reader means:   Pocketbook or wallet

Meaning of nerd

nerd means: A studious, unsociable person. That sweet old nelly wouldn't hurt a fly.

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