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monthly meeting

A recurring administrative gathering in the Quaker religion. Our monthly meeting is this weekend—will I see you there?
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monthlies

n. the period of menstruation. It’s her monthlies. You know how she feels then.
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Look here, Sancho, I would readily fix thy wages if I had ever found any instance in the histories of the knights-errant to show or indicate, by the slightest hint, what their squires used to get monthly or yearly; but I have read all or the best part of their histories, and I cannot remember reading of any knight-errant having assigned fixed wages to his squire; I only know that they all served on reward, and that when they least expected it, if good luck attended their masters, they found themselves recompensed with an island or something equivalent to it, or at the least they were left with a title and lordship.
An article in Putnam's Monthly entitled 'I and My Chimney,' another called 'October Mountain,' and the introduction to the 'Piazza Tales,' present faithful pictures of Arrow Head and its surroundings.
Here can ye hold the road against an army" - the very roads for which I paid out the rupees monthly.
Even in 1844, when his literary reputation was established securely, he wrote to a friend expressing his pleasure because a magazine to which he was to contribute had agreed to pay him $20 monthly for two pages of criticism.
Moreover he had received at breakfast a letter from the editor of a monthly magazine accepting a short story.
Such a fighter as you, for example, would render fine sport in the monthly rites of the temple.
And when a passenger gave an officer of the garrison copies of the Tribune, the Herald, and Times, he was surprised to find later news in them from Lisbon than he had just received by the little monthly steamer.
The monthly nurse tried to quiet her, and presently, from exhaustion, the crying ceased.
Once, in the days when the Imperial Institute rose in South Kensington, and Joseph Chamberlain was booming the Empire, I induced the editor of a leading monthly review to commission an article from Sweet on the imperial importance of his subject.
These various escapades again so terrorized the blacks that, had it not been for the monthly respite between Tarzan's visits, in which they had opportunity to renew hope that each fresh incursion would prove the last, they soon would have abandoned their new village.
In the opposite corner of that same cabin was an organ for which the people told me they were paying sixty dollars in monthly instalments.
I will offer them monthly rations and housing at our Moscow estate.
Lowell for the Atlantic Monthly, and then we formed a literary friendship which eventuated in the joint publication of a volume of verse.
It was at this time that he wrote letters of inquiry to the several great monthly and quarterly reviews, and learned in reply that they rarely considered unsolicited articles, and that most of their contents were written upon order by well-known specialists who were authorities in their various fields.
I quite forgot to mention the monthly dues," he said.