›to find someone and stop them going somewhere, often so that you can talk to them about something: On my way to the meeting, Jack collared me about his new proposal.Capturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and accepting
Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.
by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,