- skip - Brewer’s

Fixed Stars

.

Stars whose relative position to other stars is fixed or always the same. Planets are always shifting their relative positions.

previous entry · index · next entry

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

previous entry · index · next entry

Five
Five-minute Clause
Five Nations (The)
Five Points (The)
Five Wits
Fiver (A)
Fives
Fix
Fixed Air
Fixed Oils
Fixed Stars
Fixt (The)
Flaccus
Flag. (Danish, flag.)
Flag, Flags
Flag Lieutenant (A)
Flag-officer
Flag-ship
Flag Signals
Flag’s Down (The)
Flag of Distress