2017年6月1日 星期四

royal, slush, slosh, royal assent, packed house, partially decriminalised homosexuality


In the UK almost 50 years ago – on 27 July 1967 – the Sexual Offences Act received royal assent. This important legislation partially decriminalised homosexuality in England and Wales and represents an important milestone…
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讀舊文有 "皇家津貼"
有人說這應是"王家津貼" 因為英國是"國王或王后/女王"
"幾乎"沒有"皇帝" (emperor)說法/制度
這說法與日本詞典的一致 如下



royal

(roi'əl) pronunciation

adj.
  1. Of or relating to a monarch.
  2. Of the rank of a monarch.
  3. Of, relating to, or in the service of a kingdom.
  4. Issued or performed by a monarch: a royal warrant; a royal visit.
  5. Founded, chartered, or authorized by a monarch: a royal society of musicians.
  6. Befitting royalty; stately: royal treatment.
    1. Superior, as in size or quality.
    2. Used as an intensive: “It would be a first-class royal mess” (Sam Nunn).
n.
  1. Informal. A member of a monarch's family: “Among the resort's distinguished visitors are Swedish and Spanish royals” (Alistair Scott).
  2. Nautical. A sail set on the royalmast.
  3. A paper size, 20 by 25 inches for printing, 19 by 24 inches for writing.
idiom:
the royal road
  1. A way or method that presents no difficulties: the royal road to success.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin rēgālis, from rēx, rēg-, king.]
royally roy'al·ly adv.


roy・al



 
━━ a. 国王の, 国王による; 王家の (the ~ family 王室); 王者らしい, りっぱな, 堂々たる, 荘厳な; 王立の, 勅許の; すてきな, 大型の, 大がかりの.
have a royal time とても楽しく過す.
━━ n. 〔話〕 王室[家]の人.
His [Her] Royal Highness 殿下[妃殿下].
Royal Academy (of Arts) (the ~) 王立美術院.
Royal Air Force (the ~) 英国空軍 ((略 RAF)).
Royal Albert 【商標】ロイヤルアルバート ((英国製の陶磁器)).
Royal and Ancient (the ~) ロイヤルアンドエンシェント ((スコットランドにあるゴルフクラブ;略R & A)).
Royal &; Sun Alliance 英国の保険会社.
royal assent (時にR- A-) (議会を通過した法案に対する)国王の裁可.
御准又稱王室同意英語:Royal Assent),是指立憲君主正式批准並頒布其國家議會法案,由此建立法律的程序。對絕大多數的現代君主政體而言,御准僅是一項例行程序;但即使在統治者仍有權拒絕授予御準的國家(例如英國挪威列支敦斯登),統治者也甚少動用此權,而是遵從其政府的決策,以免陷國家於可怕的政治危機中(參見保留權)。歐洲君主政體對否決權的行使曾實為頻繁;但自18世紀發展出現代民主政治氛圍後,拒授御準的情形已極為少見。......

Royal Automobile Club (the ~) 英国自動車クラブ.
Royal Ballet (the ~) 英国ロイヤルバレエ団.
Royal Bank of Canada カナダ・ロイヤル銀行 ((カナダの商業銀行)).
royal blue 濃青色; 藤(ふじ)紫色(の).
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (the ~) カナダ騎馬警察隊 ((カナダの連邦警察; 略RCMP)).
Royal Commission 〔英〕 (内閣の求めで王が任命する)調査委員会.
Royal Copenhagen 【商標】ロイヤルコペンハーゲン ((デンマーク製の陶磁器)).
Royal Crown Derby 【商標】ロイヤルクラウンダービー ((英国製の陶磁器)).
Royal Doul・ton
 【商標】ロイヤルドルトン ((英国製の陶磁器)).
Royal Dutch/Shell Group ロイヤル・ダッチシェル ((英国とオランダの石油グループ)).
royal flush 【トランプ】ロイヤルフラッシュ ((ポーカーで同一組のA-10まで5枚がそろうこと)).
Royal Institute (the ~) 英国科学普及会 ((1799年創立)).
Royal Insurance Holdings ロイヤル・インシュアランス ((英国の保険会社;Sun Allianceと合併してRoyal & Sun Allianceになった(1996))).
roy・al・ism ━━ n. 王党[勤王]主義.
roy・al・ist ━━ n., a. 勤王家(の); 【英史】(R-) 王党党員(の); 【米史】(独立戦争当時の)英国支持者.
royal jelly ロイヤルゼリー.
roy・al・ly ━━ ad. 王らしく, 堂々と; すばらしく.
Royal Marines (the ~) 英国海兵隊 ((略 RM)).
royal mast 【船】最上檣(しょう).
Royal Mint (the ~) 英国造幣局(の建物).
Royal National Theatre (the ~) 英国国立劇場.
Royal Navy (the ~) 英国海軍 ((略 RN)).
Royal Oak ロイヤルオーク ((Michigan 州南東部, Detroit の近郊の都市)).
Royal Opera House (the ~) 英国オペラ劇場.
royal palm 【植】ダイオウヤシ.
royal prerogative (the ~ またはthe R- P-) 国王の特権, 大権.
Royal PTT Nederland オランダの公営遠距離通信会社.
royal purple 濃い青紫.
royal road 王道; 近道.
Royal Salute 【商標】ロイヤルサルート ((スコットランド製ウイスキー)).
Royal Society (the ~) 英国学士院.
roy・al・ty ━━ n. 王たること; 王権; (普通pl.) 王の特権; ((単複両扱い;集合的)) 王族, 皇族; 王領; 王者らしさ; 採掘権; 特許権使用料, 印税, (戯曲の)上演料.
royal warrant (王室御用達の)勅許状.
royal we (the ~) 君主の「我々」 ((Iの代わりに用いる)).
Royal Worcester 【商標】ロイヤルウースター ((英国の陶磁器メーカーの製品)).







".....晚上猛KJourney to the East by Le Corbusier, Edited by Iv...之餘,翻閱 Examined Life: Philosophical Meditations: Robert Nozick (1989)
作者:(美)罗伯特·诺齐克 《經過省察的人生:哲學沉思錄》译者:严忠志 北京:商务,2007(這本書極少附原文,非常不方便)從索引知道這本作品:
知道:第20章 邁入五十歲;皇家津貼;Boswell;文學俱樂部"


slosh

verb [I or T; usually + adverb or preposition] INFORMAL
(of a liquid) to move around noisily in the bottom of a container, or to cause liquid to move around in this way by making rough movements:
I could hear you sloshing around in the bath.
We sloshed through the puddles.
INFORMAL She sloshed (= poured without care) some more brandy into her glass.slush (SNOW)
noun
1 [U] snow that is lying on the ground and has started to melt

2 [C or U] MAINLY US a thick drink made from crushed ice and a sweet liquid:
a cherry/cola slush

slushy 
adjective
Slushy snow is partly melted.
slosh
slosh Listen to the pronunciation of 1slosh
Pronunciation:
\ˈsläsh, ˈslsh\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
probably blend of slop and slush
Date:
1814
1 : slush 1 2 : the slap or splash of liquid
— sloshy Listen to the pronunciation of sloshy \ˈslä-shē\ adjective

packed house

1) Another name for the hand "full house".
2) Refers to the number of patrons at a casino establishment, which equates to the maximum number of people the casino can hold.
SoundPoker Says: 1) A packed house will beat all other hands except four of a kind, straight flush and royal flush.
2) If you are at your local casino and one of the worker's exclaims, "Today we have a packed house!" this usually means that there are a lot of people in the casino at that time.


packed house
1) Another name for the hand "full house".
2) Refers to the number of patrons at a casino establishment, which equates to the maximum number of people the casino can hold.
SoundPoker Says: 1) A packed house will beat all other hands except four of a kind, straight flush and royal flush.
2) If you are at your local casino and one of the worker's exclaims, "Today we have a packed house!" this usually means that there are a lot of people in the casino at that time.

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