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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

[ad‐ij]

Another word for a proverb or maxim.

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adage

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 64 words.

(= a familiar saying that had its origins in antiquity) often appears in the venially redundant phrase old adage.

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Adage

Richard Glasstone.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 1151 words.

In the context of a classical ballet class, adage (It., adagio, “slowly,” “at a leisurely pace”) covers a wide

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Adage

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

In the context of a classical ballet class, adage (It., adagio, “slowly,” “at a leisurely pace”) covers a wide range of movements that are performed slowly and used as exercises ...

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adage n

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 7 words.

ˈadɑ:ʒ, ˈadɪdʒ

sp adage1, addage1

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An excellent adage

Edited by Ernest Hartley Coleridge.

in The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Including Poems and Versions of Poems now Published for the First Time, Vol. 2: Dramatic Works and Appendices

Primary Text.

An excellent adage commands that we should

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adage

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

[ad‐ij]

Another word for a proverb or maxim.

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adage

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 143 words.

abridge, bridge, fridge, frig, midge, ridge • quayage • verbiage • foliage • lineage • ferriage • stowage

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adage

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 143 words.

abridge, bridge, fridge, frig, midge, ridge • quayage • verbiage • foliage • lineage • ferriage • stowage

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adage

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 12 words.

XVI. — F. — L. adagium, f. AD- + *agjō (aiō) I say.

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adage

Chris Baldick.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 9 words.

Another word for a proverb or maxim.

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adage

Chris Baldick.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 9 words.

Another word for a *proverb or *maxim.

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Intellectual Property and the Adages

Kathy Eden.

in Friends Hold All Things in Common

July 2001; p ublished online October 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual Property Law. 7107 words.

This chapter describes how the Adagiorum chiliades—arguably the hottest literary property of the first quarter of the sixteenth century—helped to secure the fame and fortune of Europe's two...

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old adage

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 4 words.

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adage noun

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 27 words.

M16 French (from Latin adagium, from ad to + an early form of aio I say).

A saying expressing

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adage noun

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 12 words.

M20 French (from Italian, as next).

adagio noun 2.

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COMPARISON OF ADAGE, COUNTER, GAUCHO AND SORGHUM GUARD ON SORGHUM, 1998

Roy D. Parker.

in Arthropod Management Tests

January 1999; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 0 words.

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EVALUATION OF ADAGE FOR EARLY SEASON THRIPS CONTROL, 2000

E. Burris, K. Sanders and R. Costello.

in Arthropod Management Tests

January 2001; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 0 words.

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‘To Vary the Timehonoured Adage’: Ulysses and the Proverb

Matthew Creasy.

in English: Journal of the English Association

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature); Literary Studies (American); Literary Studies (British and Irish). 6731 words.

Ulysses contains over 130 locutions from the Oxford Dictionary of English Proverbs, but this abundance of proverbial sayings and familiar sayings has received relatively little...

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EVALUATION ON THE EFFICACY OF ADAGE AGAINST EARLY SEASON PESTS ON COTTON, 1999

E. Burris, J.K. Sanders and K.E. Williams.

in Arthropod Management Tests

January 2000; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 0 words.

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ADAGE SEED TREATMENT EVALUATION FOR THRIPS CONTROLON A SILT LOAM SOIL, 2001

R. Costello, E. Burris and K. Sanders.

in Arthropod Management Tests

January 2002; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 0 words.

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