the Akkadian god of wisdom, the son of Apsu and father of Marduk: the counterpart of Enki.

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Examples from the Web for eas

Historical Examples of eas

  • "Sou' by eas'," repeated the elderly Malay with grave earnestness.

    The Rescue

    Joseph Conrad

  • At once I became a target, "Tak' it eas'—What's the matter with you; tak' it eas'."


    Charles Rumford Walker

  • The present Elector has eas'd her of most of that Wealth which the late King had heap'd on her.

  • Quia palam est, eas non eo animo ejici, quod quis habere nolit.

  • This, Cicero says, was taken as an omen; for it sounded like "Cave ne eas," which must therefore have been pronounced Cau' n' eas.

    Latin Pronunciation

    Harry Thurston Peck

British Dictionary definitions for eas


abbreviation for

equivalent air speed
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Word Origin and History for eas



the usual Old English word for "river, running water;" still in use in Lancashire. See aqua-. "The standard word in place-names for river denoting a watercourse of greater size than a broc or a burna" [Cambridge Dictionary of English Place-Names].

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