mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace; "a good plaza should have a movie house"; "they spent their weekends at the local malls"
a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; "in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere"
the object upon which interest and attention focuses; "his stories made him the center of the party"
the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
politically moderate persons; centrists
the middle of a military or naval formation; "they had to reinforce the cent
something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"
a lawyer who pleads cases in court
a British peer ranking below a marquess and above a viscount
a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages
a titled peer of the realm
(sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play
someone who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right
a man who courts a woman; "a suer for the hand of the princess"