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batty boy

Pejorative
Jamaican patois and sexual slur for a gay, bisexual or effeminate man.
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Granger's understanding that "there is, and all wayes hath beene so much contention about the points of religion, and the chiefe articles of the faith" placed recent differences into the difficult history of the ongoing Reformation.
62) Hooker, Two Chiefe Lessons, 64; Thomas Hooker, The Soules Possession of Christ (London: M.
Diggon I am so stiffe, and so stanck, That uneth may I stand any more: And nowe the Westerne wind bloweth sore, That nowe is in his chiefe sovereigntee, Beating the withered leafe from the tree.
What torments hast thou sufferd while above Joy, thou tortut'd wert with racks which longing bears Pinch'd with desires which yett butt wishing wares Firme in my faith, in constancy to move, Yett is itt sayd that sure love can nott bee Whet soe small showe of passion is descrid, When thy chiefe paine is that I must in hide From all save only one who showid itt see.
Anointed by the Almighty, Hacket would "not onely establish the Gospell in all kingdomes, but all Kings and Princes should also yeelde their scepters unto him, and hee shoulde bee established chiefe king over all Europe" (Cosin 22).
Speaking with Antonio, the Duchess's steward and secret lover, he shows he is aware of Antonio's influence with her: 'Oh sir, you are Lord of the Ascendant (planetary ruler of the crucial point in the horoscope), chiefe man with the Duchess.
He defined capital as "wealth, worth; a stocke, a man's principall, or chiefe, substance" (Ibid.
9) Naogeorgus finishes his tirade by exclaiming: "For if shee have such force, and can do all that hath beene tolde, / What doth remaine to Christ the king, that Scepter chiefe doth holde?
And Science helps Labor: "that Labor might keepe England from decaie, / Science and Labour still preserues mans health, / and are chiefe props of this our common wealth" (118-20).
Peter Maskell, chiefe executive of BHSF, made the presentation of prizes at a special ceremony during the school's assembly.
Cot-grave lists among the meanings of scepter: "Monarchie, Kingdom, absolute rule, soveraignte in chiefe.
Ciii 3r; George Gifford, Foure sermons: upon the seven chiefe vertues of faith (London, 1582), sig.