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MALE. Of the masculine sex; of the sex that begets young; the sex opposed to the female. Vide Gender; Man; Sex; Worthiest of blood.

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I didn't know what I was getting with Glynnscross Mal and I'd already put him on a par with Rhyzome Wizard although they are entirely different types.
As soon as Mal moved his bromeliads into the greenhouse, trouble started.
Having Mal (as Jill) punch Dean when he learns he has been physically abusing their daughter is funny, but does nothing to resolve the situation.
percentage as MAL may decide, provided that such condition (the "Acceptance
Under the City Code, MAL is not required to declare its intentions to reduce the Acceptance Condition unless and until it has reduced such condition, and may, therefore, reduce the Acceptance Condition without further notice.
2) When the possessee has already been introduced in the discourse context, it can be replaced by mal 'property' in Persian as shown in (1-2b).
The Valentine's package at Malmaison starts from pounds 250 per night, and includes a three-course candle-lit dinner with half a bottle of Veuve Clicquot, a night in a stylish Mal room, breakfast in bed, and a Mal Surprise on arrival to get the weekend off to a romantic start.
Ashton's La Fille mal gardee, too, has its special nontechnical challenges, in the roles of the materialistic Widow Simone and Alain, the hapless suitor of the Widow's daughter.
EASTENDERS chief Mal Young has split from his girlfriend, star TV presenter Esther McVey.
Perhaps no subject better illustrates the dangers of historical mistranslation - the temptation to identify historical diseases with supposed modern pathogens - than outbreaks of"new" diseases such as mal francese.
The revised MAL follows closely the organization and format of the earlier 1987 model.
Also known as petit mal, this form of epilepsy occurs mainly in children and is marked by seconds-long lapses in consciousness.