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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: mother wit(0.01129 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: mother wit
n : sound practical judgment; “I can't see the sense in doing it
now”; “he hasn't got the sense God gave little green
apples”; “fortunately she had the good sense to run away”
[syn: common sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Mother wit
Mother \Moth"er\, a.
Received by birth or from ancestors; native, natural; as,
mother language; also acting the part, or having the place of
a mother; producing others; originating.
It is the mother falsehood from which all idolatry is
derived. --T. Arnold.
Mother cell (Biol.), a cell which, by endogenous divisions,
gives rise to other cells (daughter cells); a parent cell.
Mother church, the original church; a church from which
other churches have sprung; as, the mother church of a
Mother country, the country of one's parents or ancestors;
the country from which the people of a colony derive their
Mother liquor (Chem.), the impure or complex residual
solution which remains after the salts readily or
regularly crystallizing have been removed.
Mother queen, the mother of a reigning sovereign; a queen
(a) A language from which another language has had its
(b) The language of one's native land; native tongue.
Mother water. See Mother liquor (above).
Mother wit, natural or native wit or intelligence.