Definition of Anson. Meaning of Anson. Synonyms of Anson

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Acacia Adansonii
Gonakie Go"na*kie, n. (Bot.) An African timber tree (Acacia Adansonii).
Adansonia
Adansonia Ad`an*so"ni*a, n. [From Adanson, a French botanist.] (Bot.) A genus of great trees related to the Bombax. There are two species, A. digitata, the baobab or monkey-bread of Africa and India, and A. Gregorii, the sour gourd or cream-of-tartar tree of Australia. Both have a trunk of moderate height, but of enormous diameter, and a wide-spreading head. The fruit is oblong, and filled with pleasantly acid pulp. The wood is very soft, and the bark is used by the natives for making ropes and cloth. --D. C. Eaton.
Adansonia digitata
Monkey-bread Mon"key-bread`, n. (Bot.) The fruit of the Adansonia digitata; also, the tree. See Adansonia.
Adansonia digitata
Baobab Ba"o*bab, n. [The native name.] (Bot.) A gigantic African tree (Adansonia digitata), also naturalized in India. See Adansonia.
Adansonia Gregorii
Sour Sour, a. [Compar. Sourer; superl. Sourest.] [OE. sour, sur, AS. s?r; akin to D. zuur, G. sauer, OHG. s?r, Icel. s?rr, Sw. sur, Dan. suur, Lith. suras salt, Russ. surovui harsh, rough. Cf. Sorrel, the plant.] 1. Having an acid or sharp, biting taste, like vinegar, and the juices of most unripe fruits; acid; tart. All sour things, as vinegar, provoke appetite. --Bacon. 2. Changed, as by keeping, so as to be acid, rancid, or musty, turned. 3. Disagreeable; unpleasant; hence; cross; crabbed; peevish; morose; as, a man of a sour temper; a sour reply. ``A sour countenance.' --Swift. He was a scholar . . . Lofty and sour to them that loved him not, But to those men that sought him sweet as summer. --Shak. 4. Afflictive; painful. ``Sour adversity.' --Shak. 5. Cold and unproductive; as, sour land; a sour marsh. Sour dock (Bot.), sorrel. Sour gourd (Bot.), the gourdlike fruit Adansonia Gregorii, and A. digitata; also, either of the trees bearing this fruit. See Adansonia. Sour grapes. See under Grape. Sour gum (Bot.) See Turelo. Sour plum (Bot.), the edible acid fruit of an Australian tree (Owenia venosa); also, the tree itself, which furnished a hard reddish wood used by wheelwrights. Syn: Acid; sharp; tart; acetous; acetose; harsh; acrimonious; crabbed; currish; peevish.
Chanson
Chanson Chan"son, n. [F., fr. L. cantion song. See Cantion, Canzone.] A song. --Shak.
Chanson de geste
Chanson de geste Chan`son" de geste" [F., prop., song of history.] Any Old French epic poem having for its subject events or exploits of early French history, real or legendary, and written originally in assonant verse of ten or twelve syllables. The most famous one is the Chanson de Roland. Langtoft had written in the ordinary measure of the later chansons de geste. --Saintsbury.
Chanson de Roland
Chanson de geste Chan`son" de geste" [F., prop., song of history.] Any Old French epic poem having for its subject events or exploits of early French history, real or legendary, and written originally in assonant verse of ten or twelve syllables. The most famous one is the Chanson de Roland. Langtoft had written in the ordinary measure of the later chansons de geste. --Saintsbury.
Chansonnette
Chansonnette Chan`son*nette", n.; pl. Chansonnettes. [F., dim. of chanson.] A little song. These pretty little chansonnettes that he sung. --Black.
Chansonnettes
Chansonnette Chan`son*nette", n.; pl. Chansonnettes. [F., dim. of chanson.] A little song. These pretty little chansonnettes that he sung. --Black.

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- Anson may refer to: Anson family, a British aristocratic familySurnameAdelbert Anson (1840–1909), Canadian Anglican bishop Albert Edward Anson (1879–1936)...
- The Avro Anson is a British twin-engined, multi-role aircraft built by the aircraft manufacturer Avro. Large numbers of the type served in a variety of...
- Adrian Constantine Anson (April 17, 1852 – April 14, 1922), nicknamed "Cap" (for "Captain") and "Pop", was a Major League Baseball (MLB) first baseman...
- Anson Adams Mount IV (born February 25, 1973) is an American actor. He portra**** the fictional character Cullen Bohannon in the AMC western drama series...
- Anson Williams (born Anson William Heimlich, September 25, 1949, in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor, singer and director, best known for...
- Anson Paul is an actor of Indian films who has appeared in Malayalam as well as Tamil language films and in many Albums including Hindi. Paul made his...
- Admiral of the Fleet George Anson, 1st Baron Anson, PC FRS (23 April 1697 – 6 June 1762), was a Royal Navy officer. Anson served as a junior officer during...
- Anson Jones (January 20, 1798 – January 9, 1858) was a doctor, businessperson, member of Congress, and the fourth and last President of the Republic of...
- Kingdom (1831). The third creation is extant and is held by a member of the Anson family. The first creation, in the Peerage of England, was in December...
- Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield (25 April 1939 – 11 November 2005) was an English photographer from the Anson family. He inherited the...
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