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Balthus



noun
real name Balthasar Klossowski de Rola. 1908–2001, French painter of Polish descent, noted esp for his paintings of adolescent girls
Historical Examples

They were violently shaken and then the dog slunk back to balthus’ side, his jaws crimson.
Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard

Most of the frontiersmen were like balthus—more of the settler than the woodsman type.
Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard

balthus admired them and their leader and felt a pulse of pride that he was admitted into their company.
Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard

balthus faltered in his stride, and clammy sweat beaded his flesh.
Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard

The woman started to shriek a warning, but balthus stopped her.
Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard

Conan started convulsively, and balthus almost let go the poles.
Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard

balthus glared almost paralysed, his brain refusing to credit what his eyes had seen.
Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard

balthus saw the women and naked children scurrying to the huts.
Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard

balthus had heard it too—a wild scream that broke at its highest note.
Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard

There was a hideous sibilance in it—balthus turned cold at the implication.
Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard

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