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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.
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See also Ost, and OST

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse ostr.

Noun

ost c.

  1. cheese

Estonian

Noun

ost

  1. purchase

Latvian

Etymology

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *ōdtēy, via Winter's law from from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ed-.

Verb

ost

  1. to smell

Norwegian

Etymology

From Old Norse ostr.

Noun

ost m.

  1. cheese

Old English

Etymology

From Germanic. Cognate with Middle Low German ōst (Dutch oest (knot, tree-stump)), Old High German ast (German Ast (branch)), Gothic 𐌰𐍃𐍄𐍃.

Pronunciation

Noun

ōst m.

  1. a knot in a tree

Romansch

Etymology

From a Germanic language.

Noun

ost

  1. east

Slovene

Etymology

Back-formation from oster.

Noun

ost f.

  1. a sharp tip

Swedish

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old Norse ostr.

Noun

ost c.

  1. cheese

Etymology 2

Noun

ost c.

  1. (uncountable) east
Synonyms

Tocharian B

Noun

ost

  1. house

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