smalls [ smɔlz ] noun plural BRITISH INFORMAL OLD-FASHIONED

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  • Smalls — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Fred Smalls (* 1963), US amerikanischer Footballspieler Henry Smalls (* 1952), US amerikanischer Kampfsportler und Schauspieler Robert Smalls (1839–1915), US amerikanischer Politiker Siehe auch: Small… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Smalls — Smalls, n. pl. See {Small}, n., 2, 3. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smalls — This interesting surname of English origin with variant spellings Smalles, Smales, Smailes, etc., is a patronymic of the name Small, itself a nickname for a person of slender build or diminutive stature, deriving from the Middle English smal ,… …   Surnames reference

  • smalls — Little Lit tle (l[i^]t t l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative of this word, littler and littlest, are often used as comparatives of the sense small; but in the sense few, less, or, rarely, lesser is the proper comparative and least is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smalls — [[t]smɔ͟ːlz[/t]] N PLURAL Your smalls are your underwear. [BRIT, INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • smalls — Noun. Small items of clothing, usually underwear. E.g. There were dirty smalls all over the floor it was a typical teenager s bedroom …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • smalls — plural of small present third singular of small * * * /smawlz/, n. Robert, 1839 1915, U.S. captain in the Union navy and politician, born a slave in South Carolina: congressman 1875 79, 1882 87. * * * smalls UK [smɔːlz] US [smɔlz] noun [plural]… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Smalls Lighthouse — stands on a small rock approximately 20 miles (≈32 km) west of St. David s Peninsula in Pembrokeshire, Wales. It was erected in 1861 by engineer James Douglass to replace a previous lighthouse which had been erected in 1776 on the same rock. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Smalls,Robert — Smalls (smôlz), Robert. 1839 1915. American Union soldier and politician. After being forced to serve in the Confederate Navy, he took command of a ship and delivered it to Union forces. Smalls subsequently became a captain (1863 1866) and the… …   Universalium

  • Smalls Jazz Club —  Ne pas confondre avec le Small s Paradise. Smalls Jazz Club …   Wikipédia en Français

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