a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.
a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.
a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.
a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.
a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.
a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.
Sir Andrew (Frank). born 1944, British conductor; chief conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra (1989--2000) and of the Chicago Lyric Opera from 2000
Bette (ˈbɛtɪ), real name Ruth Elizabeth Davis. 1908--89, US film actress, whose films include Of Human Bondage (1934), Jezebel (1938) for which she won an Oscar, All About Eve (1950), Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), The Nanny (1965), and The Whales of August (1987)
Sir Colin (Rex). born 1927, English conductor, noted for his interpretation of the music of Berlioz
Jefferson. 1808--89, president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War (1861--65)
Joe. 1901--78, English billiards and snooker player: world champion from 1927 to 1946
John. Also called: John Davys. ?1550--1605, English navigator: discovered the Falkland Islands (1592); searched for a Northwest Passage
Miles (Dewey). 1926--91, US jazz trumpeter and composer
Steve. born 1957, English snooker player: world champion 1981, 1983--84, 1987--89