The Hobsons and the emerys have married one another more 'n once, as fur as that goes.
"The emerys was always a humorous family," remarked Diadema, as she annihilated a fly with a newspaper.
Dr. Melton had recently evolved for this characteristic of hers one of the explanations which the emerys found so enigmatic.
It was one of his preposterous speeches which had become a family joke with the emerys.
"granular mixture used as an abrasive," late 15c., from Middle French émeri, from Old French esmeril, from Italian smeriglo, from Vulgar Latin *smyrilium, from Greek smyris "abrasive powder" used for rubbing and polishing, probably a non-Greek word, perhaps from a Semitic source.