dick

Definitions

  • Dick Whittington and his Cat
    Dick Whittington and his Cat
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dick obscene terms for penis
    • n dick someone who is a detective
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Dick packed up his few things, and set out very early Dick packed up his few things, and set out very early
ALL DICK HAD ALL DICK HAD
"GO 'OME, DIRTY DICK!" "GO 'OME, DIRTY DICK!"

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: During his entire lifetime, Herman Melville's timeless classic of the sea, 'Moby Dick', only sold 50 copies.
    • n Dick dik (slang) fine words, for Dictionary: for Declaration, as 'to take one's dick,' and prob. 'up to dick' = excellent, also properly.
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Quotations

  • Charles Dickens
    Charles%20Dickens
    “Its very strange, said Mr. Dick that I never can get that quite right; I never can make that perfectly clear.”

Idioms

Any Tom, Dick or Harry - If something could be done by any Tom, Dick or Harry, it could be done by absolutely anyone.
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Every Tom, Dick and Harry - If every Tom, Dick and Harry knows about something, then it is common knowledge.
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Usage

In literature:

Besides, it's Dick Yankton.
"When Dreams Come True" by Ritter Brown
Uncle Dick says we'll be comfortable as princes all the way.
"Young Alaskans in the Far North" by Emerson Hough
Dick at center and Tom at quarter worked together with the precision of a machine.
"Bert Wilson on the Gridiron" by J. W. Duffield
Finally Dick enlisted his father in his cause and they forced Jim to try to make Lucy marry Dick.
"Valley of Wild Horses" by Zane Grey
For that I designed Dick; once I hoped you would marry him and sober his idleness.
"The Flying Mercury" by Eleanor M. Ingram
You're an imaginative fellow, Dick.
"Partners of the Out-Trail" by Harold Bindloss
An Dick here's fixed th' same.
"The Gaunt Gray Wolf" by Dillon Wallace
Doctor Dick was not afraid, either, to make a lavish display of jewels.
"Buffalo Bill's Spy Trailer" by Colonel Prentiss Ingraham
They had some buildings and plant there, eh, Dick?
"The Plunderer" by Roy Norton
Four months ago I was living in a little village, discontented because Uncle Dick wouldn't take me with him.
"Betty Gordon in the Land of Oil" by Alice B. Emerson
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In poetry:

The rear, in awful silence still,
Trooped bravely up the hill,
Led on by manufacture Dick,
And George with umbrella stick.
"The Watch And Ward." by Samuel Bamford
"She makes me sing, 'Too-whit, too-wee!'
And stand upon a rounded stick,
And always introduces me
To every one as 'Pretty Dick'!"
"Baines Carew, Gentleman" by William Schwenck Gilbert
DICK. You must submit, you are but slaves;
A lady she! Oho! Oho!
You lowly toilers of the waves,
She spurns you all — I told you so!
"HMS Pinafore: Act I" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Dick, Gray, and Gemmel by his side,
Strike out with dripping glaive;
At each firm stroke of their right hand
A trooper finds his grave.
"Cameron's Stone" by Alexander Anderson
"Dick, Fowler, Gray, and Gemmel, too,
Stood in that mighty light,
And where each blood spot had been on
That place grew wondrous bright.
"Cameron's Stone" by Alexander Anderson
No, no; for my virginity,
When I lose that, says Rose, I'll die:
Behind the elms last night, cried Dick,
Rose, were you not extremely sick?
"A True Maid" by Matthew Prior

In news:

Dick (Butch) Pfeifer with N2FC before departing Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Wednesday morning, October 26.
At Tuesday's meeting, Selectboard Chairman Dick DeGray hands Reformer News Clerk Pat Smith a proclamation nam­ing December as Reformer Christmas Stocking month.
Like a lot of busy Washingtonians, Republican Sen Dick Lugar of Indiana likes to get out on Saturdays for a little exercise.
Names & Faces: Dick Cheney.
Dick Clark, November 1929 – April 2012.
WJBC's Dick Luedke (left) and Ted Schmitz (right) host the Brock Spack Show eash Thursday night during the Illinois State football season.
Central Catholic quarterback DeShone Kizer breaks free from St John's Jesuit defenders, from left, Pete Burkett, Andre Tidwell, and Dick Anderson for a TD run.
Dick Enberg, 77, is in the late innings of a legendary broadcasting career but will continue to call games for the San Diego Padres.
As Dick Williams and Karl Behr strode onto the I rectangular lawn at the Newport (R.
My source is Dick Buechler, who I don't question on his Oxford Village history.
INDIANAPOLIS — It was fascinating — stunning, really — to watch Indiana Republican primary voters dump US Sen Dick Lugar overboard last May.
Richard (Dick) Butner 1,930, 98.52 percent.
Dick Blume / The Post-Standard SU's Chris Daniello stunned after SU's loss to Army in NCAA tournament.
Herman Melville, the American author best known for the masterpiece,"Moby-Dick," was born on August 1, 1819, in New York City.
Something's Missing By Matthew Dicks.
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In science:

ST theories postulate that the gravitational field is mediated by a scalar field in addition to the spacetime metric, the simplest prototype of this family being the wellknown Brans-Dicke theory.
Is Nature Generic?
Newtonian mechanics is valid (Callan, Dicke and Peebles 1965).
The Apparent Fractal Conjecture: Scaling Features in Standard Cosmologies
Our generalized gravity includes as subset : f (R) gravity which includes R2 gravity, the scalar-tensor theory which includes the Jordan-Brans-Dicke theory , the non-minimally coupled scalar field, the induced gravity , the low-energy effective action of string theory , etc.
Inflationary spectra in generalized gravity: Unified forms
We present a Static Universe in a generalized Brans-Dicke gravity theory, where the coupling “constant ” varies with time, as well as the scalar field.
Static Generalized Brans-Dicke Universe and Gravitational Waves Amplification
With these ob jectives in mind, Berman, Som and Gomide studied static Brans-Dicke models; Berman studied their stability properties, too.
Static Generalized Brans-Dicke Universe and Gravitational Waves Amplification
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