|NOUN || a father-in-law | fathers-in-law |
NOUN article.ind sg | pl
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- Napier's father-in-law, Sir James Chisholm of Cromlix, was one of many excommunicated by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian party following the Spanish blanks plot.
- His early reign was supported by his principal general, Stilicho, who was successively Honorius's guardian (during his childhood) and his father-in-law (after the emperor became an adult).
- A man named Varius Macrinus may have been Alexander's father-in-law, but it is uncertain if he was the same man as Seius Sallustius, the father of Memmia or the father of an entirely unknown third wife.
- His father-in-law, Lord Burghley, died on 4 August 1598 at the age of 78, leaving substantial bequests to Oxford's two unmarried daughters, Bridget and Susan.
- In Genesis 31 the cairn of Gilead was set up as a border demarcation between Jacob and his father-in-law Laban at their last meeting.
- The speech of Lucius Piso, Caesar's father-in-law, delayed proceedings against Antony.
- According to Laura Wangerin, her father-in-law Otto the Great played an instrumental role in establishing her position as a future ruler.
- The 1516 death of Ferdinand II of Aragon, Henry VIII's father-in-law and England's closest ally, was a further blow.
- He also appointed his father-in-law Tonyukuk to be Master Strategist.
- Another reason would the fact that he was Bilge Qaghan's father-in-law.
- Like his father-in-law, Servius fought successful wars against the Etruscans.
- Dōsan therefore became Nobunaga's father-in-law.
- In the following year, Orhan and Theodora visited his imperial father-in-law at Üsküdar, (then Chrysopolis) the suburb of Constantinople on the Asiatic side of the Bosporus where there was a display of festive splendor.
- Newspaper coverage of this, and the claim that she intended to re-landscape the White House grounds to resemble the royal gardens of Europe, was used in a political attack on her father-in-law by a Pennsylvania Whig Congressman Charles Ogle.
- Bush attended the inauguration of her father-in-law George H.
- In 1983, Françoise Croizier, Klaus Barbie's French daughter-in-law, said in an interview that the CIA kidnapped Klaus-Georg in 1946 to make sure his father carried out intelligence missions for the agency.
- Stanisław Leszczyński, king of Poland and father-in-law of Louis XV, built kiosks for himself based on his memories of his captivity in Turkey.
- ('father-in-law') keeps its "e". However, the noun [...] ('(school)master') drops its "e" in the genitive singular.
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