usher

(redirected from Ussher)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Ussher: Cuvier, Lyell
See: conduct, harbinger, precursor

USHER. This word is said to be derived from a huissier, and is the name of an inferior officer in some English courts of law Archb. Pr. 25.

References in periodicals archive ?
Incluso sin la supervision in situ de la ejecucion del programa de ejercicio, Ussher, West, McEwen, Taylor y Steptoe (2003) observaron una reduccion de la sintomatologia de abstinencia durante la primera semana despues de dejar de fumar aplicando counseling para aumentar el nivel de actividad fisica y Bize et al., (2010) observaron una tendencia a la significacion en la reduccion de la depresion al final de una intervencion de 10 semanas de duracion en la que programaban el ejercicio para realizarlo la mayor parte del tiempo en casa.
Women studied in China, India and Hong Kong either don't report negative moods premenstrually or don't attribute them to PMS, Ussher said.
The butch women I spoke to had adopted many of the coping skills identified as helpful in Ussher's study--they communicated openly with themselves and their partners, they were willing to ask for and take space if they needed it, and they had learned how to plan around emotional peaks and valleys--one was even working on embracing and appreciating her feminine side.
El tercer hombre no es tan famoso como los anteriores: se trata de un arzobispo irlandes de nombre James Ussher, que creyo posible calcular la edad de la Tierra con precision partiendo unicamente de los datos que le proporcionaba la Biblia.
She fills the vacancy left by the departure of Sarah McCarthy-Fry, who moved to the Treasury in June following the resignation of Kitty Ussher.
Junior treasury minister Kitty Ussher became the latest casualty in the expenses row when she quit after it was reported she had avoided paying tax worth up to u17,000 pounds (BD10,411) on the sale of her house by "flipping".
Junior Treasury minister Kitty Ussher became the latest scalp on Wednesday night when she quit the Government following allegations that she avoided paying capital gains tax by "flipping" her second home.
Kitty Ussher, a British treasury minister, has resigned amid reports that she had avoided capital gains tax on the sale of one of her homes.
Junior Treasury minister Kitty Ussher became the latest scalp in the expenses row last night when she quit following allegations she avoided paying capital gains tax by "flipping" her second home.
Junior Treasury minister Kitty Ussher became the latest scalp last night when she quit the Government following allegations that she avoided paying capital gains tax by ''flipping'' her second home.
Kitty Ussher Department for Work & Pensions Minister
WITHIN 12 months of becoming an MP, junior minister Kitty Ussher asked for a pounds 20,000 makeover of her London home of five years.