A New Testament doctrine wherein Mary concieved Jesus Christ without having sex. Many read the above verse as though it says, "...He was NOT, as was supposed, the son of Joseph...". Even though Jesus was a product of Immaculate Conception, Yahweh could have taken DNA from Joseph to create Jesus, similar to when He took a rib from Adam to form Eve. (UrbanDict.)
Italian in origin and orginally meant 'medley,pastry cake.''pastiche.'
A medley;a hotchpotch;a farrago;specifically,in music,work made up of detached numbers from various works,by different authors,arranged as if intended to form a continuous dramatic work. “The preface is a piratical pasticcio;the verbose notes are from the most accessible books;the portraits,very unequal in point of execution,I believe to be chiefly copies of prints--not d'après des tableaux originaux.
Animal Behavior . a dominance hierarchy, seen especially in domestic poultry, that is maintained by one bird pecking another of lower status.
a sequence or hierarchy of authority in an organization or social group.
: a small growth of beard under a man's lower lip ''I've got soul, but not a soulpatch.'' Besides his eyebrows, the only hair on the man's head was a thin brown mustache and a tiny soul patch under his lower lip.
An ellipsis of "that having been said" or "that being said"
however/Taking this into consideration ... (not quite, but close enough, and easier to understand)
Now that I've mentioned this ... Christmas is exploited by capitalism. That said, it is still a religious festival. English is a very difficult language. That said, there are many opportunities to learn English since it is spoken all over the world.