• Un cannonier marin sur le front
    Un cannonier marin sur le front
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sur a port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea; formerly a major Phoenician seaport famous for silks
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sur A form of the prefix super- found in words from the older French. It is little used as an English formative, except technically in certain scientific terms, where it is equivalent to super- or supra-: as, suranal, surangular, surrenal, etc.
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  • J. M. Synge
    J. M. Synge
    “Lord, confound this surly sister, blight her brow with blotch and blister, cramp her larynx, lung and liver, in her guts a galling give her.”
  • Robert Burns
    “When chill November's surly blast make fields and forest bare.”


In literature:

When they were mustered, the British commander inspected them carefully, and then he singled out surly Dick, and ordered him into the boat.
"Gascoyne, the Sandal-Wood Trader" by R.M. Ballantyne
Tomba's body was no slight protection against the pistols of these surly fellows in case they evidenced a disposition to shoot.
"Uncle Sam's Boys in the Philippines" by H. Irving Hancock
My pilot was surly and hilarious by turn and I suspected him of drinking, which didnt add to my confidence in our safety.
"Greener Than You Think" by Ward Moore
But he was very surly, and the secret must be found out in some other way.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
Now he was like a surly beast.
"The Snowshoe Trail" by Edison Marshall
Que vous dirai-je, Madame, sur tous les sentiments dont m'a penetre cette nouvelle marque d'amitie de votre part?
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol 2 (of 3), 1844-1853" by Queen Victoria
She do live here, you do knaw, sur.
"Roger Trewinion" by Joseph Hocking
Not only blue, but surly; he was off'n the whole darn shop, And once he was put onto "heavy" for talkin' back to the Top.
"The Stars & Stripes, Vol 1, No 1, February 8, 1918" by American Expeditionary Forces
When Surly John heard this stave he cursed between his teeth, but said nought.
"The Sundering Flood" by William Morris
By Neuilly-sur-Seine, Pontoise, Gisors, Ecouis, and Fleury-sur-Andelle.
"The Automobilist Abroad" by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield

In poetry:

Withal, the people who thus early
Began the ways to throng,
With curving back and visage surly,
Toiled painfully along.
"Two Visions" by Alfred Austin
"Come, surly fellow, come! A song!"
What, madmen? Sing to you?
Choose from the clouded tales of wrong
And terror I bring to you.
"Ghost Raddled" by Robert Graves
It happen'd, our ten-guineas bride
By surly death was call'd aside.
But whether John rejoic'd or not,
To let me know he quite forgot.
"The Wager" by William Hutton
Now do I know that I am mad,
For here are a million people surly with traffic;
This is no maid.
Neither could I play upon any reed if I had one.
"N. Y." by Ezra Pound
Then even in weariest wintry hour
Of New Year's month or surly Yule
Furred snows, charged tuft above tuft, tower
From darksome darksome Penmaen Pool.
"Penmaen Pool" by Gerard Manley Hopkins
The surly fates around him gathering,
'Twas something worse than tar-and-feathering.
While he was sinking lower and lower,
In filth was rolling o'er and o'er.
"The Parson In Pickle" by William Hutton

In news:

Coast Guard Pilot Recounts Dramatic Rescue Near Big Sur .
Newlyweds Win Big Sur Half Marathon.
Big Sur Food & Wine shines.
INTERVIEWS Feist Serenades Bleak Big Sur in Haunting 'Graveyard' Video.
Big Sur + California's taco heaven + on the road with Ezra Furman.
Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman tie the knot in a sunset ceremony at a private residence in Big Sur , California.
Anne Hathaway has married longtime partner Adam Shulman in in Big Sur , California.
Anne Hathaway Marries Adam Shulman in Big Sur .
Actress Anne Hathaway is marrying her fiance Adam Shulman in Big Sur this weekend, according to her wedding planner.
Hathaway's traditional Jewish wedding ceremony will happen in a private Big Sur residence, wedding planner Yifat Oren told Radar Online.
Fernwood Resort in Big Sur .
Flaming Lips Get Intimate Without Stripping Down in Big Sur .
Viewing posts tagged big sur .
A year after welcoming their first child together, Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied exchanged vows in Big Sur , reports.
Big Sur , California.

In science:

Lelong, Int´egration sur un ensemble analytique complexe, Bul l.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
For z = µ = 0, the quenched partition function is thus invariant under SUR (2Nf ) × SUL (2Nf ).
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
Sur les espaces simples de probabilit(cid:19)es conditionelles.
Conditional Plausibility Measures and Bayesian Networks
Four`es-Bruhat, Y. 1948 Sur l’int´egration du probl´eme des conditions initiales en m´ecanique relativiste. C. R.
Applications of the theory of evolution equations to general relativity
Sur certaines martingales de Benoˆıt Mandelbrot.
Random walks in random environment on trees and multiplicative chaos