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amicus usque ad aras

[ah-mee-koo s oo s-kwe ahd ah-rahs; English uh-mahy-kuh s uhs-kwee ad ey-ras, uh-mee-]
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noun Latin.
  1. a friend to the last degree.
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Historical Examples

  • Siquidem in habitu sæculari, usque ad tempora provectioris ætatis constitutus, nil carminum aliquando didicerat.

    Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, Volume I (of 3)

    Thomas Percy

  • Mons quem incoluerat Saturnius dictus: civitas quam depalaverat Saturnia usque nunc est.

  • Et jacebit a festo Sc Martini usque ad Pascha ad faldam domini sui, quotiens ei pertinebit.

  • A similar claim at Tr IV x 7-8 'usque a proauis uetus ordinis heres, / non modo fortunae munere factus eques'.

  • Usque's poem did not win the same popularity as two other elegiac histories of the same period.