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auxiliary

1. Nautical (of a sailing vessel) having an engine
2. Nautical
a. a sailing vessel with an engine
b. the engine of such a vessel
3. Navy a vessel such as a tug, hospital ship, etc., not used for combat
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They should observe what elements mingle in their off spring; for if the son of a golden or silver parent has an admixture of brass and iron, then nature orders a transposition of ranks, and the eye of the ruler must not be pitiful towards the child because he has to descend in the scale and become a husbandman or artisan, just as there may be sons of artisans who having an admixture of gold or silver in them are raised to honour, and become guardians or auxiliaries.
And therefore every care must be taken that our auxiliaries, being stronger than our citizens, may not grow to be too much for them and become savage tyrants instead of friends and allies?
I propose that we retire to a discreet distance from this impregnable position, and there hold a convocation, or council, to deliberate on what manner we may sit down regularly before the place; or, perhaps, by postponing the siege to another season, gain the aid of auxiliaries from the inhabited countries, and thus secure the dignity of the laws from any danger of a repulse.
Tenders are invited for Unloading, verifying, shifting, stacking, preservation, handling and handing over of components of boiler with auxiliaries including mills & feeders etc.
com/prnh/20130307/600769 Printing and dyeing auxiliaries refer to the auxiliary chemicals added during textile printing and dyeing to improve the processing technology, operational efficiency, textile quality and performance.
Dummy auxiliaries in first and second language acquisition.
The union is hoping for talks with the Government to avoid a strike, but local authorities have been busy training their auxiliaries to provide safety cover.
Founded in 1950, Junior Auxiliary is one of the more than 100 chapters of the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries of Greenville, Miss.
The first chapter defines auxiliaries and auxiliary verb constructions, thereby pointing out the gradient nature of the phenomenon and the corresponding difficulties that await the typologist in identifying and classifying a given complex verb construction.
Montreal--On the same day, two Montreal priests were appointed auxiliaries to the Archdiocese of Montreal.
I spent a week nosing around the auxiliary-equipment exhibits at NPE in Chicago, and I found auxiliaries as sophisticated as the primary machinery they serve.
The railroad brotherhoods and their women's auxiliaries, however, deployed a "respectable" style of manhood in their efforts to win train workers over to a temperate lifestyle.