Approximately, especially alluding to a number, as in Four hundred or so guests are invited. [Late 1500s]
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But so-called jungle primaries are notoriously hard to predict or poll.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
“Gently rolling hills” roll not-so-gently under my tires, but the English countryside scenery is soporific.
Now is hardly the time to be doing anything on the so-called peace process other than trying to avoid an explosion on the ground.Why We Should Delay The Israel-Palestinian Peace Process|Aaron David Miller|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It also demonstrated that the so-called “trend” of natural went beyond trend.Goodbye To A Natural Hair Guru: Miss Jessie's Cofounder Titi Branch Dead At 45|Danielle Belton|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many so-called "humming tones" are given for practice, but in accepting them observe whether the foregoing principle is obeyed.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
In future years the poor-rate (so-called) will include, in addition to these, all other rates levyable by the Corporation.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Perhaps his almost perfectly spontaneous love of tiny flowers is already a considerable advance on his so-called prototype.Children's Ways|James Sully
The so-called war credit banks are designed to serve this purpose.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
Her active intellect and love of freedom sympathized with the speculations of the so-called philosopher.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott