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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang One's father.
  • n. Slang One's husband.
  • n. Slang One's boyfriend, especially a lover with whom one lives.
  • n. Informal A man in authority; a boss.
  • n. Informal The commanding officer, especially of a U.S. naval vessel.
  • n. See southernwood.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An elderly man.
  • n. One's father.
  • n. a husband, or significant other
  • n. Unit's Commanding Officer.
  • n. Term of address for a male friend.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a familiar term of address for a man
  • n. a man who is very old
  • n. aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
  • n. an informal term for your father
  • n. (slang) boss


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