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Anubis is the ancient Egyptian god of the dead.
 
Arianism is a Christian heresy, affirming that Christ is not truly divine but a created being.
 
Apapocuva are Guarani speaking South American Indians, living in scattered villages throughout Brazil.
 
Droit du seigneur, a feudal right, gave the owner right to sleep the first night with the bride of any of his vassals.
 
Edmond Halley was the first to calculate the orbit of a comet later named after him.
 
Apomixis is reproduction by special generative tissues without fertilization.
 
Tug-of-war was an Olympic event from 1900 to 1920, with five men to a side.
 
The Beatles called themselves the Quarrymen, and then the Silver Beetles, before settling for their famous name.
 
Hand is the ancient unit of length, now standardized at 4 inches.
 
Hemiplegia is the name given to the paralysis of one side of a body.
 
 
 
 
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