42 definitions by Nicolai

'Machine pistol.' Precedes the number of certain weapon names.
by Nicolai February 15, 2004
A term used to describe an elected official (male) of the United States Congress, specifically the lower house of Congress (known as the House of Representatives).
After an arduous campaign, John became a congressman.
by Nicolai August 11, 2004
A member of the Roman Catholic medieval order charged with reclaiming Christian and Jewish lands in the middle east. Ages later, crusaders became more universally known as Christian warriors whom play a ceremonial role in protecting the Roman Catholic Church.
Reginald was a medieval crusader in the 1300s.
by Nicolai March 30, 2004
The independent leader of a private military detachment which uses civil dominion over the residents of a region, usually by military force.
Bosnia, Serbia, and several similar countries used to be ruled by warlord factions in the 1990s until NATO and expeditionary forces brought about factional demise.
by Nicolai April 10, 2004
Under the 25th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America (1967), in the event that the President of the United States, for any reason, is unable to continue the Presidential duties, this is the order that is followed to determine whom will succeed to the Presidency. The most immediate official on the list will always be the next in line (unless that official, as well, is unable to continue his or her duties). An official, though his or her office may be part of the succession, will be passed over for the succession if he or she does not meet all of the requirements set forth by the United States Constitution. This list is also known as the Order of Presidential Succession. The order is:

Vice President of the United States
Speaker of the House of Representatives
President Pro-Tempore of the United States Senate
Secretary of State
Secretary of the Treasury
Secretary of Defense
Attorney General
Secretary of the Interior
Secretary of Agriculture
Secretary of Commerce
Secretary of Labor
Secretary of Health and Human Services
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Secretary of Transportation
Secretary of Energy
Secretary of Education
Secretary of Veteran's Affairs
Secretary of Homeland Security
The Presidential Order of Succession has never been utilized beyond the point of Vice President.
by Nicolai August 11, 2004
A type of nonviolent warfare conducted by assholes. It was started by rednecks. Also called 'asshole war.'
Dolph began a campaign of Redhamic Asshad against his neighbor.
by Nicolai June 11, 2004
The act of bringing about military enrollment in a (usually) compulsory manner.
The medieval lord instituted universal conscription during times of war.
by Nicolai April 3, 2004