Coward's castle

parliament when used as an arena in which to vilify and abuse others while under parliamentary privilege

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • coward's castle — Australian Slang parliament when used as an arena in which to vilify and abuse others while under parliamentary privilege …   English dialects glossary

  • coward — mid 13c., from O.Fr. coart coward (no longer the usual word in French, which has now in this sense poltron, from Italian, and láche), from coe tail, from L. coda, popular dialect variant of cauda tail, of uncertain origin + ard, an agent noun… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Castle Cary railway station — Infobox UK station name = Castle Cary code = CLC caption = The station viewed from the footbridge. All three platforms can be seen, with platform 1 to the right. The Weymouth line diverges to the left beyond the station. manager = First Great… …   Wikipedia

  • Noël Coward — Noël Coward, 1972 Sir Noël Peirce Coward (16 December 1899 – 26 March 1973) was an English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called a sense of personal style, a… …   Wikipedia

  • William Castle — (April 24, 1914 ndash; May 31, 1977) was an American film director, producer, and actor.BiographyWilliam Schloss was born in New York City to a Jewish family. Schloss means castle in German, and Castle probably chose to translate his surname into …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Coward — Charles Joseph Coward Coward on the set of The Password Is Courage with Dirk Bogarde, who played him in the film B …   Wikipedia

  • Cultural impact of Noël Coward — The Noël Coward Theatre in London A prolific playwright and successful actor and director, Noël Coward has had a significant impact on culture in the English speaking world. Time magazine said that he had a unique sense of personal style, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Terry Castle — (born 1953), once described by Susan Sontag as the most expressive, most enlightening literary critic at large today, has published eight books, including the anthology The Literature of Lesbianism , which won the Lambda Literary Editor s Choice… …   Wikipedia

  • How Geirald the Coward was Punished — is an Icelandic fairy tale collected in Neuislandische Volksmärchen . Andrew Lang included it in The Brown Fairy Book .ynopsisA poor knight had many children. One day, the oldest, Rosald, made a friend named Geirald who persuaded him to come with …   Wikipedia

  • performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.