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Ide \Ide\, n. (Zo["o]l.) Same as first Id, the fish.


n. A freshwater (keyword: fish) of the family Cyprinidae, found across northern Europe and Asia, (taxlink Leuciscus idus species noshow=1). (from 19th c.)


A girl's given name of ancient Irish origin. Prior to the Irish spelling reform, the name was spelt Íte.

St. Íde has her feast day on the 15th of January. Míde is an early pet-form of the name. The name has been anglicised as Ita, Ida or Meeda.

Ide (fish)

The ide (Leuciscus idus), or orfe is a freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae found across northern Europe and Asia. It occurs in larger rivers, ponds, and lakes, typically in schools. The name is from Swedish id, originally referring to its bright color (compare the German dialect word aitel 'a kind of bright fish' and Old High German eit 'funeral pyre, fire').

The body has a typical cyprinid shape and generally silvery appearance, while the fins are a pinkish red in varying degrees. The tail and backfin can be greyish. In older and bigger fish the body color can turn to yellow/bronze. The ide reaches a maximum length of about though the average size is about . The ide reaches a weight of about .

Ides are predators, eating insects, crustaceans, molluscs, and small fish. In the spring, they move into rivers to spawn over gravel or vegetation; the eggs may be found sticking to stones or weeds in shallow water.

Ide (Thracian Chersonese)

Ide was an ancient Greek city located in Thrace, located in the region of the Thracian Chersonesos.

Usage examples of "ide".

She could glimpse only its roofs and chimneys bugh the trees and evergreen shrubs which had been planted Ide its tall spiked perimeter fence.

During the same year, on the ides of July, the temple of Castor was dedicated: it had been vowed during the Latin war in the dictatorship of Posthumius: his son, who was elected duumvir for that special purpose, dedicated it.

The following day, the Ides of October, the Etesian winds arrived with the dawn.

On the Ides of October in the second consulship of Vespasian Augustus, his first as Emperor T Flavins Domitianus L Aufidius Crispus Cn Atius Pertinax Caprenius Marcellus Ti Faustus Plautius Ferentinus A Curtius Gordianus A Curtius Longinus Q Cornelius Gracilis I name these men in duty to the Emperor and devotion to the gods.

L E G E N D iDe it was because the sight of his broad, muscular back inade lier hands tremble, but she started talking about her world.

They moved quickly, pushed past the brush, began to climb up out of the tangle, and Hill ides stopped, seeing two abruptly pulled his horse up short.

I thort at fust Ide pollish him orf ar-lar the Beneshy Boy, but on reflectin that he cood pollish me much wuss in his paper, I giv it up.

And the place-names: Grand Motholam, the river Scaum, the Ide of Kauchique, the lost city of Ampridatvir!

Gaius Julius Caesar, was born on the thirteenth day of Quinctilis, which meant that his birth was entered in the register at the temple of Juno Lucina as occurring two days before the Ides of Quinctilis, his status as patrician, his rank as senatorial.

H Mary now slowly took off her short jacket and unaned her straw hat before, brightly, she said, The ide.

Caesar arrived in Abydus on the Ides of October, he found the promised fleet riding at anchor-two massive Pontic sixteeners, eight quinqueremes, ten triremes, and twenty well-built but not particularly warlike galleys.

Until after midnight he elaborated his plans for her: the 93 development of the twin ranches in the south, the rebui Iding of the homestead and the restocking with blood cattle, but mostly he dwelt upon his plans for Zambezi Waters and its wildlife, knowing that this was where her interest would centre.

Then Doug’s astrologist told him that he could begin a new—a fabulous new life—thirteen days after the Ides of March, which is today, March twenty-eighth, 1920.

Their regular meetings were held on three stated days in every month, the Calends, the Nones, and the Ides.

Their regular meetings were held on three stated days in every month, the Calends, the Nones, and the Ides.