Somerset

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n somerset an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    • n Somerset a county in southwestern England on the Bristol Channel
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Somerset A leap in which a person turns his heels over his head and lights upon his feet; a turning end over end. "The vaulter's sombersalts .""Now I'll only
      Make him break his neck in doing a sommerset ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Somerset Same as somersault.
    • Somerset To turn a somersault or somerset.
    • n Somerset A saddle padded behind the thigh and elsewhere so as to afford a partial support for the leg of the rider.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. soubresaut, a jump, leap, OF. soubresault, It. soprassalto, an overleap, fr. L. supra, over + saltus, a leap, fr. salire, to leap; or the French may be from Sp. sobresalto, a sudden asault, a surprise. See Supra, and Salient,

Usage

In literature:

He married Lady Augusta Somerset in 1844.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843)" by Queen Victoria
In another he resists the appeal of Dawkins to visit him in Somerset on similar grounds.
"Victorian Worthies" by George Henry Blore
Lord Somerset will give you an order, at once, to take possession of the convent.
"Under Wellington's Command" by G. A. Henty
His remains were removed from his house in Russell Square to Somerset House.
"Art in England" by Dutton Cook
Somerset Holstein Breeders Co., Somerville, N. J.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
The first apartment is about the size of the exhibition room of Somerset house, and lighted as that is, from above.
"The Stranger in France" by John Carr
One was Cardinal-Bishop of Winchester, another was Duke of Exeter, and a third was Earl of Somerset.
"Henry VIII." by A. F. Pollard
Immediately there was an influx of settlers, particularly from Somerset and Butler Counties.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
Pipmynster, 774, &c., probably Pippingminster, Somerset.
"Notes and Queries, Number 185, May 14, 1853" by Various
The Somerset trials give more detail than any of the other English cases.
"The Witch-cult in Western Europe" by Margaret Alice Murray
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In poetry:

Lost aboard the roll of Kodac-
olor that was to have super-
seded all need to remember
Somerset were: a large flock
"Exmoor" by Amy Clampitt
Then, every brimming dyke and trough
Is laughing wide with ripples now,
And oh, 'tis easy to forget
That wintry winds can sigh and sough,
When thrushes chant on every bough
In Somerset!
"In Somerset" by Fay Inchfawn

In news:

The blaze occurred near Somerset in St Croix County.
The bridegroom is the son of Tom Jr and Deanne Baer , Somerset.
Watch Beal leave the Meyersdale district court and return to the Somerset County Jail.
Big Brother s Big Sisters of Hunterdon Somerset & Warren has school-based mentoring programs that are beginning and the community's help is needed.
A white Honda Civic was reported stolen from outside the Laurel Highlands Bar on Main Street on Sunday night, according to Pennsylvania State Police at Somerset.
Bower , 66, of Stonelick Township, Ohio, formerly of Somerset.
Bower , 66, of Stonelick Township, Ohio, formerly of Somerset, born July 11, 1946, and passed away on Sept 8, 2012.
Eugene, "Jeff" Brant Landis, 87, of Somerset, died Thursday, Nov 15, 2012, at Meadow View Nursing Center.
Two Somerset residents have been sentenced in connection with a plan to try to bribe a prosecutor.
Somerset cardboard city to highlight homelessness.
Marcellus Shale impact fee benefits Somerset County municipalities.
Cardboard city to be built in Somerset County.
The Somerset County Park Commission has announced that the newly renovated and updated Callaway Fitting Center at Neshanic Valley Golf Course will celebrate a grand re-opening on Saturday, Sept 8, from 8 am to 4 p.m.
Calvary UMC new minister coming back to Somerset County.
Calvary United Methodist Church, Somerset, recently welcomed its new pastor, the Rev.
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In science:

Somerset, Elementary operators on antiliminal C *-algebras, Math.
Some Formulae for Norms of Elementary Operators
Somerset, Inner derivations and primal ideals of C ∗ -algebras.
Some Formulae for Norms of Elementary Operators
Somerset, The inner derivations and the primitive ideal space of a C ∗ -algebra, J.
Some Formulae for Norms of Elementary Operators
Somerset, Inner derivations and primal ideals of C ∗ -algebras, J.
Some Formulae for Norms of Elementary Operators
Somerset, The proximinality of the centre of a C ∗ -algebra, J.
Some Formulae for Norms of Elementary Operators
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