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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Party spirit (0.00920 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: party spirit party spirit n : devotion to a political party
English → English (gcide) Definition: Party spirit Party \Par"ty\ (p[aum]r"t[y^]), n.; pl. Parties (p[aum]r"t[i^]z). [F. parti and partie, fr. F. partir to part, divide, L. partire, partiri. See Part, v.] 1. A part or portion. [Obs.] “The most party of the time.” --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. A number of persons united in opinion or action, as distinguished from, or opposed to, the rest of a community or association; esp., one of the parts into which a people is divided on questions of public policy. [1913 Webster] Win the noble Brutus to our party. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The peace both parties want is like to last. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. A part of a larger body of company; a detachment; especially (Mil.), a small body of troops dispatched on special service. [1913 Webster] 4. A number of persons invited to a social entertainment; a select company; as, a dinner party; also, the entertainment itself; as, to give a party. [1913 Webster] 5. One concerned or interested in an affair; one who takes part with others; a participator; as, he was a party to the plot; a party to the contract. [1913 Webster] 6. The plaintiff or the defendant in a lawsuit, whether an individual, a firm, or corporation; a litigant. [1913 Webster] The cause of both parties shall come before the judges. --Ex. xxii. 9. [1913 Webster] 7. Hence, any certain person who is regarded as being opposed or antagonistic to another. [1913 Webster] If the jury found that the party slain was of English race, it had been adjudged felony. --Sir J. Davies. [1913 Webster] 8. Cause; side; interest. [1913 Webster] Have you nothing said Upon this Party 'gainst the Duke of Albany? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 9. A person; as, he is a queer party. [Now accounted a vulgarism.] [1913 Webster] Note: “For several generations, our ancestors largely employed party for person; but this use of the word, when it appeared to be reviving, happened to strike, more particularly, the fancy of the vulgar; and the consequence has been, that the polite have chosen to leave it in their undisputed possession.” --Fitzed. Hall. [1913 Webster] Party jury (Law), a jury composed of different parties, as one which is half natives and half foreigners. Party man, a partisan. --Swift. Party spirit, a factious and unreasonable temper, not uncommonly shown by party men. --Whately. Party verdict, a joint verdict. --Shak. Party wall. (a) (Arch.) A wall built upon the dividing line between two adjoining properties, usually having half its thickness on each property. (b) (Law) A wall that separates adjoining houses, as in a block or row. [1913 Webster]

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