a long-haired domestic cat that is a hybrid between the Persian and Siamese, with long hair and Siamese distinguishing marks.
a breed of cat with medium-length silky hair, a plumed tail, blue eyes, large ears, and a dark mask, tail, and paws
John de, 1249–1315, king of Scotland 1292–96. Historical Examples Baliol was taken prisoner to England, and confined in the tower. The Every Day Book of History and Chronology Joel Munsell Wood nowhere states that he “matriculated at Baliol in 1582.” Notes and Queries, Vol. IV, Number 92, August 2, 1851 Various At first Baliol was […]
a large bundle or package prepared for shipping, storage, or sale, especially one tightly compressed and secured by wires, hoops, cords, or the like, and sometimes having a wrapping or covering: a bale of cotton; a bale of hay. a group of turtles. to make or form into bales: to bale wastepaper for disposal. bail3 […]
a method of marking a land route with dim lighting so that vehicles can travel at higher speeds in blackout conditions. Historical Examples “Balizaze” is the Creole form of the French balisage, from balise, a sea mark, buoy—word adopted in our own nautical technology. “Gombo Zhbes” Lafcadio Hearn
(in a medieval fortification) an opening, usually in the form of a cross, through which a crossbow could be fired.