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A Man of Straw

A
Man
of
Straw
is an acrostic for amos.

Film

"A Man of Straw" is a 1958 Italian drama film directed by Pietro Germi. It was entered into the 1958 Cannes Film Festival.

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Google previewSterling Dictionary of Idioms (1998)

by Vijaya Kumar

a man of straw (a) person of apparent but not 292 MAKING.

Google previewDictionary of Proverbs (2005)

by George Latimer Apperson, Martin H. Manser

A man of straw is worth a woman of ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

straw man a man of straw (see under man1); straw -plait plaited straw for hats; straw poll an unofficial vote taken to get some idea of the general trend of opinion : straw -stem the fine stem of a wine glass pulled out from the material of the bowl, ...

Google previewChambers Universal Learners' Dictionary

a man of straw (liter) a person ...

Google previewConcise English Dictionary (2007)

by Wordsworth Editions, Limited

straw'-hat'; straw man a man of straw (see man); straw poll an unofficial vote taken to get some idea of the general trend of opinion. — catch, clutch, grasp at a straw (or at straws) to resort to an inadequate remedy in desperation; man of straw ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century (1881)

by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps

A man of straw, a person who is not possessed of property. (4) " To throw straws against the wind, cum ventis litigarc" Coles. (5) In the straw, an accouchement. STRAWBERRY-PREACHERS. An expression applied by Latimer to designate ...

Google previewThe cyclopedic dictionary of law: comprising the terms and phrases of American jurisprudence, including ancient and modern common law, international

by W.A. Shumaker

A man of straw. STRANDING. In maritime law. The running of a ship or other vessel on shore. It is either accidental or voluntary.

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