Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[postpositive] (of a cross) with limbs which broaden from the centre and end in three pointed lobes.‘a cross patonce’
Mid 16th century: probably related to French potencé, a heraldic term denoting T-shaped endings to each limb of a cross, based on medieval Latin potentia crutch.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.