mid-14c., from O.Fr. continuer (13c.), from L. continuare "make or be continuous," from continuus "uninterrupted," from continere (intransitive) "to be uninterrupted," lit. "to hang together" (see contain). Related: Continued (mid-15c.); continuing (late 14c.).
an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.
a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.
a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.
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.