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[mass noun] Regular variation in the eccentricity of the moon's orbit around the earth, caused mainly by the sun's attraction.
Mid 17th century (in the sense ‘elevation, exaltation’): from Latin evectio(n-), from evehere carry out or up, from e- (variant of ex-) out + vehere carry.
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.