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  • 61 Maller, Laux —    , Venice. This artiste was an early and highly esteemed maker of lutes. Mace in his curious and very interesting book, Music s Monument, mentions him as one of the best authors, i.e. makers. He also says he has seen two of his lutes ( pittiful …

    Violins and Violin Makers. Biographical Dictionary

  • 62 Baldernock —    BALDERNOCK, a parish, in the county of Stirling, 7 miles (N.) from Glasgow; containing, with the village of Balmore, 972 inhabitants, of whom 814 are exclusive of the village. The name of this place is corrupted, as is supposed, from the… …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 63 dear — adj 1. loved, beloved, darling, precious, treasured, cherished, valued, prized; favorite, favored, pet; respected, admired, highly esteemed, honored, venerated. 2. expensive, high priced, costly, valuable; rich, sumptuous; excessive, overmuch,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 64 precious — adj 1. valuable, costly, high priced, of high price; expensive, rich, sumptuous, beyond price, priceless; premium, fine, superfine, exquisite, dainty; rare, select, elite, superior, superlative, supreme, prize; extraordinary, special, uncommon,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 65 precious — pre•cious [[t]ˈprɛʃ əs[/t]] adj. 1) of high price or great value: precious metals[/ex] 2) highly esteemed for some nonmaterial quality: precious memories[/ex] 3) dear; beloved: a precious child[/ex] 4) jew designating a stone or crystal, esp. a… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 66 dear´ness — dear1 «dihr», adjective, noun, adverb, interjection. –adj. 1. much loved; precious: »His sister was very dear to him. This is an old story but somehow each time more dear (Atlantic). SYNONYM(S): beloved. 2. much valued; highly esteemed …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 67 pottery — /pot euh ree/, n., pl. potteries. 1. ceramic ware, esp. earthenware and stoneware. 2. the art or business of a potter; ceramics. 3. a place where earthen pots or vessels are made. [1475 85; POTTER1 + Y3] * * * I One of the oldest and most… …

    Universalium

  • 68 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

    Universalium

  • 69 art and architecture, Oceanic — ▪ visual arts Introduction       the visual art (art) and architecture of native Oceania, including media such as sculpture, pottery, rock art, basketry, masks, painting, and personal decoration. In these cultures, art and architecture have often …

    Universalium

  • 70 metalwork — metalworker, n. /met l werrk /, n. objects made of metal. [1840 50; METAL + WORK] * * * Useful and decorative objects fashioned of various metals. The oldest technique is hammering. After с 2500 BC, casting was also used, molten metal being… …

    Universalium

  • 71 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

    Universalium

  • 72 South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

    Universalium

  • 73 Saint Louis University (Baguio) — Not to be confused with Saint Louis University. Saint Louis University Pamantasan ng San Luis Latin …

    Wikipedia

  • 74 EDUCATION, JEWISH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline. Bibliography at the end of a section is indicated by (†). in the biblical period the nature of the sources historical survey the patriarchal period and the settlement the kingdom the… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 75 photography, history of — Introduction       method of recording the image of an object through the action of light, or related radiation, on a light sensitive material. The word, derived from the Greek photos (“light”) and graphein (“to draw”), was first used in the… …

    Universalium

  • 76 GERMANY — GERMANY, country in north central Europe. The Talmud and the Midrash use Germania (or Germamia ) as a designation for northern European countries, and also refer to the military prowess of these peoples and to the threat they posed to the Roman… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 77 The Idler (1758–1760) — This article is about the 18th century series of essays. For other publications called The Idler, see The Idler (disambiguation). The Idler was a series of 103 essays, all but twelve of them by Samuel Johnson, published in the London weekly the… …

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  • 78 Sacrifice — • This term is identical with the English offering (Latin offerre) and the German Opfer Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sacrifice     Sacrifice      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 79 Moscow gold — Northern façade of the building of the Bank of Spain in Madrid. Most of the gold reserves held inside until 1936 were sent to the Soviet Union during the Spanish Civil War. The term Moscow Gold (Spanish: Oro de Moscú), or alternatively, Gold of… …

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  • 80 Earl Shilton — Infobox UK place official name= Earl Shilton country = England os grid reference= SP472980 latitude= 52.57777 longitude= 1.30491 map type= Leicestershire civil parish= population = shire district= Hinckley and Bosworth shire county=… …

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