Greek kalends

Greek calends Greek calends or Greek kalends Greek kalends A time that will never come, as the Greeks had no calends. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Greek kalends — or calends A metaphorical expression for a time never likely to arrive, inasmuch as the Greeks had no calends …   Black's law dictionary

  • greek kalends — noun plural see greek calends …   Useful english dictionary

  • greek kalends — A colloquial expression to signify a time indefinitely remote, there being no such division of time known to the Greeks …   Black's law dictionary

  • Greek calends — or Greek kalends Greek kalends A time that will never come, as the Greeks had no calends. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kalends, Greek — Greek kalends or calends A metaphorical expression for a time never likely to arrive, inasmuch as the Greeks had no calends …   Black's law dictionary

  • Greek calends — Greek kalends or calends A metaphorical expression for a time never likely to arrive, inasmuch as the Greeks had no calends …   Black's law dictionary

  • greek calends — noun plural or greek kalends Usage: usually capitalized G Etymology: translation of Latin kalendas graecas (in ad kalendas graecas solvere to go without paying, literally, to pay at the Greek calends); from the fact that the Greeks did not reckon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Greek calends — a point or time that does not or will not exist: She will do it on the Greek calends. Also, Greek kalends. * * * …   Universalium

  • Kalends of February — Rome episode title= Kalends of February caption= The Murder of Julius Caesar season=1 (2005) episode=12 (HBO; see BBC editing) air date=November 20, 2005 (HBO) January 4, 2006 (BBC)| writer=Bruno Heller director=Alan Taylor setting=Rome time… …   Wikipedia

  • kalends — Calends Cal ends, n. pl. [OE. kalendes month, calends, AS. calend month, fr. L. calendae; akin to calare to call, proclaim, Gr. ??????. CF. {Claim}.] The first day of each month in the ancient Roman calendar. [Written also {kalends}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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