Origin of ss
noun, plural S's or Ss, s's or ss.
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Origin of SS.1
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Examples from the Web for ss
There, he first picked up needle and thread to mend the shirt of an SS guard who had just beaten him.From Auschwitz to the White House: One Tailor’s American Tale|Martin Greenfield|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In one of the last desperate acts of World War II, the SS dumped crates full of counterfeit money into nearby Lake Toplitz.
His shirt was torn, one of his worn sneakers was more like a rubber-soled barge—the SS Nike.
Dugin has expressed his admiration for the practices of the SS.Alexander Dugin: The Crazy Ideologue of the New Russian Empire|Oleg Shynkarenko|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The SS, German gendarmerie, and Gestapo were all stationed in its vicinity.The Week in Death: Irving Milchberg, the Teenage Gunrunner of the Warsaw Ghetto|The Telegraph|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was left for Champlain entering upon the lake, on the feast of SS.Montreal 1535-1914 under the French Rgime|William Henry Atherton
Other acts were those written by eye-witnesses, sometimes friends of the martyrs; those of the martyrs, SS.The Lives of the Saints, Volume 1 (of 16)|Sabine Baring-Gould
The new position of equilibrium will be given by the point P', where ss' cuts DD', the demand curve.Supply and Demand|Hubert D. Henderson
But by the time Tintoretto was twenty-six his talent was becoming recognised; he had painted the two altarpieces for SS.The Venetian School of Painting|Evelyn March Phillipps
Who would have believed he could be so autocratic, so severe, SS so unapproachable?Homespun Tales|Kate Douglas Wiggin
Word Origin for SS
An elite corps of combat troops (SS is short for Schutzstaffel, which is German for “protective shield”) formed originally within the German Nazi party as a bodyguard for Adolf Hitler and other Nazi leaders and led by Heinrich Himmler. During the 1930s, Hitler steadily expanded the responsibilities of the SS to include the suppression of his political opponents within Germany and the persecution of the Jews (see also Jews). The SS supervised the concentration camps.