The start of the new year ushered in a spate of monumental new legislation.
Forty years ago Tuesday, the Supreme Court ushered in legal abortion for American women when it decided in Roe v. Wade.
And what began as a “favor” ushered in an extraordinary new life chapter for Humphries.
No arrests were made, and the men were ushered away by the cops.
As journalists shouted questions at him, he hugged his wife and then ushered his family offstage.
Later, after the young year had appropriately been ushered in, when the refreshments were being served, he might unbend somewhat.
The reign of the new monarch was ushered in by Young with Ocean, an Ode.
The day was ushered in by a tremendous fire of small arms, and in between came the thunder of the British guns.
A maid answered at last and ushered him into the dimly lighted parlour.
They were ushered into a low long room on the ground-floor, paved with flag-stones, having an immense hearth at one end.
late 14c., "servant who has charge of doors and admits people to a chamber, hall, etc.," from Anglo-French usser (12c.), from Old French ussier, from Vulgar Latin ustiarius "doorkeeper," from Latin ostiarius "door-keeper," from ostium "door, entrance," related to os "mouth." Fem. form usherette is attested from 1925.
"conduct, escort," 1590s, from usher (n.). Related: Ushered; ushering.