alexander

Definitions:

  • A cocktail made with crème de cacao, sweet cream, and brandy or gin.
  • To treat with harshness and severity, in the manner of Sir Jerome Alexander, an Irish judge in the seventeenth century who was noted for his harsh and merciless decisions, especially in regard to Presbytenans and other nonconformists; by implication, to hang.
  • a European herb (<spn>Smyrnium olusatrum</spn>) somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb.
  • the famous king of Macedon, son of Philip; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria -- (356-323 BC).
  • <xref>Alexanders</xref>: any of various <xref>umbellifers</xref>, often specifically Smyrnium olusatrum or Heracleum maximum, the <xref>cow parsnip</xref>
  • king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC)
  • European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb
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