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  • three things are not to be trusted: a cow’s horn, a dog’s tooth, and a horse’s hoof — Cf. 13th cent. Fr. dent de chael, pé de cheval, cul d’enfant ne sunt pas a crere, a dog’s tooth, a horse’s hoof, and a baby’s bottom are not to be trusted. c 1383 JOHN OF FORDUN Scotichronicon (1759) II. XIV. xxxii. Till horsis fote thou never… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • not a man to be trusted — person who cannot be trusted, someone who cannot be depended upon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To be at the bottom of — Bottom Bot tom (b[o^]t t[u^]m), n. [OE. botum, botme, AS. botm; akin to OS. bodom, D. bodem, OHG. podam, G. boden, Icel. botn, Sw. botten, Dan. bund (for budn), L. fundus (for fudnus), Gr. pyqmh n (for fyqmh n), Skr. budhna (for bhudhna), and Ir …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • (be) in somebody's confidence — be in sb s confidence idiom to be trusted with sb s secrets • He is said to be very much in the President s confidence. Main entry: ↑confidenceidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trusted computing base — The trusted computing base (TCB) of a computer system is the set of all hardware, firmware, and/or software components that are critical to its security, in the sense that bugs occurring inside the TCB might jeopardize the security properties of… …   Wikipedia

  • Trusted Computing — (TC) is a technology developed and promoted by the Trusted Computing Group. The term is taken from the field of trusted systems and has a specialized meaning. With Trusted Computing the computer will consistently behave in specific ways, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Trusted timestamping — is the process of securely keeping track of the creation and modification time of a document. Security here means that no one not even the owner of the document should be able to change it once it has been recorded provided that the timestamper s …   Wikipedia

  • trusted — UK US /ˈtrʌstɪd/ adjective [before noun] ► IT used to describe websites that are safe and will not cause problems for your computer: »PC users who regularly visit a group of safe pages can add these to their list of trusted sites. ► COMMERCE… …   Financial and business terms

  • To the Knights of Columbus —     To the Knights of Columbus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► To the Knights of Columbus and Their Friends     In taking under our auspices a special edition of THE CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA, we are actuated by the motive which originally inspired the …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Trusted system — In the security engineering subspecialty of computer science, a trusted system is a system that is relied upon to a specified extent to enforce a specified security policy. As such, a trusted system is one whose failure may break a specified… …   Wikipedia

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