nacreous \NEY-kree-uhs\, adjective:
Resembling nacre (mother-of-pearl); lustrous; pearly.
Nacreous is the adjectival form of nacre, a "type of shellfish that yields mother-of-pearl." The word may ultimately derive from the Arabic nakara, "to hollow out," in reference to the shape of the mollusk shell.
Getting around a website's "one person one vote" logic by voting from multiple computers. See ballot stuffing and meth smurfing.
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- Jefferson Davis: was elected president of the Confederate States of America (he'd already been serving as president under the provisional constitution), one year to the day after Abraham Lincoln was elected president of the United States of America (1861)
- college football: Rutgers beat Princeton in the first intercollegiate game (1869)
- October Revolution: the Bolshevik uprising began in St. Petersburg; the October/November discrepancy is due to Russian Old Style dates (1917)
- Meet the Press: the Sunday morning talk show debuted; it is the longest-running TV program in the world (1947)
- Australia: voted to keep Queen Elizabeth as its head of state (1999)
- Charles Henry Dow 1851
- John Philip Sousa 1854
- Ignacy Jan Paderewski 1860
- Doug Sahm (Sir Douglas Quintet, Texas Tornados) 1941
- Thandie Newton 1972
- Rebecca Romijn Stamos 1972
- Nicole Dubuc 1978
- Emily Jean "Emma" Stone 1988
- Mercedes Kastner 1989