Ur

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Ur an ancient city of Sumer located on a former channel of the Euphrates River
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ur (Zoöl) The urus.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • interj Ur er a meaningless utterance between the words of hesitating speakers.
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Quotations

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    “And when you stick on conversation's burrs, don't strew your pathway with those dreadful urs.”

Usage

In literature:

Lissa was defended by a garrison of 1800 men, under Colonel Urs de Margina.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
The dog just nat-ur-ally adopted me, Lucien.
"William Adolphus Turnpike" by William Banks
The Yeomanry were heavily counter-attacked and fell back, after bitter fighting, on Beit ur el Foka (Upper Bethoron).
"World's War Events, Vol. II" by Various
Did you ever hear of ary thing on fo' laigs, ur two, w'ich answered to the name of Mittie May that wuz tricky?
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
The seat of supreme power in Babylonia was shifted southwards to Isin and Ur.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
Syria, especially Maudud and Aksunk-ur, amirs of Mosul.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
We gotter 'spress dis thing logical an' ellygant, ur he won't take no notice uf it, none whatever.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, July 1908." by Various
What have yer got to say in y'ur defence?
"The Voyage of the Aurora" by Harry Collingwood
Undoubtedly it was introduced with Buddhism, from India into China, where it became modified in unimportant details into the Ur-heen.
"The Bow, Its History, Manufacture and Use" by Henry Saint-George
In Ur of the Chaldees the moon was the principal deity.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
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In poetry:

Forth then went Little John,
And Scathelock went before,
He told out fo-ur hundred pound,
By eighteen-e score.
"Robin Hood" by Henry Morley
Enhooved with gloom, the Age stamps down
The palace-flare of Babylon;
To night the lords of Ur are gone;
The Tyres of Time put by the crown.
"The Testimony of the Suns" by George Sterling
Hush-er-by, hush-er-by, hush er-by, my deah,
Hush-er by, hush-er-by, my honey,
Noddin', noddin', nod — ur sleep at lars,
Sh — sh — sh — sh — my honey.
"Negro Lullaby" by James Edwin Campbell
O, hits time fur de hoein' ur de co'n,
Hit stan'in' knee-high in de row — (Hot, hot, de sun hit shine,)
One mo' time an' we'll let hit go — (Hot, hot, de sun hit shine,)
O, hits time fur de hoein' ur de co'n.
"Song Of The Corn" by James Edwin Campbell
O, hits time fur de plantin' ur de co'n;
De groun' am wa'm, de furrers made — ("Caw! caw!" de black crow larf,)
Put ur han'le in yo' ol' hoe blade — ("Caw! caw!") de black crow larf)
O, hits time fur de plantin' ur de co'n.
"Song Of The Corn" by James Edwin Campbell
O, hits time fur de cuttin' ur de co'n,
Dars w'ite fros' in de still night a'r — (Hack, hack, de co'n knives say,)
Come urlong, Sam, le's grin' ur pa'r — (Hack, hack, de co'n knives say,)
O, hits time fur de cuttin' ur de co'n.
"Song Of The Corn" by James Edwin Campbell

In news:

Car F ur right I would not leave the house for that.
RIT , William Smith women and UR men qualify for NCAA Tournament in soccer.
A Head Line in Comparative Developmental Genetics Current Biology, Volume 15, Issue 7, 12 April 2005, Pages R245-R247 Urs Schmidt-OttSummary.
Meet the contributors and moderator of Out of Ur.
Azzul Monraz and Madame Ur are two different women.
O ur FORM correspondent spotted an interesting product at the Cisco Home/KAA event.
A musical multimedia event with the UR Jazz Ensemble, Combo & guest artists TICKET REQUIRED.
Urs is an age of identity politics.
Thank you Even so I'm experiencing issue with ur rss.
Late 3-pointer gives UR eighth straight Wendy's title.
Gill formally introduced as UR athletic director.
Pictured (from left) are Adam Ur and Joe Romoser.
Gill formally introduced as UR athletic director.
Groves and Peter Piattoni Join URS' New England Operations.
UR Field Hockey An International Sensation .
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In science:

C ur s, where s is a simple finite-dimensional Lie superalgebra.
Classification of finite simple Lie conformal superalgebras
The Lie conformal superalgebra C ur g is simple iff g is a simple Lie superalgebra.
Classification of finite simple Lie conformal superalgebras
If N ≥ 2, then C ur W (N ) is simple, hence either I ⊂ C[∂ ] ⊗ ∧(N ) or I ⊂ C ur W (N ).
Classification of finite simple Lie conformal superalgebras
Hence ϕ is induced by a surjective homomorphism eϕ : C ur bs → R.
Classification of finite simple Lie conformal superalgebras
C ur s, where s is a simple finite-dimensional Lie superalgebra.
Classification of finite simple Lie conformal superalgebras
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