a group of French painters of the mid-19th century whose landscapes and genre paintings depicted peasant life and the quality of natural light on objects.
Nice boys they were of the Barbizon School, all in the best form.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 98, March 1, 1890 Various
a group of French painters of landscapes of the 1840s, including Théodore Rousseau, Daubigny, Diaz, Corot, and Millet
a thin clay paste for making ceramic decorations in low relief. Historical Examples Underglaze or barbotine colours should be used, and they should be put on in thin washes. The Girl’s Own Paper, Vol. VIII: No. 356, October 23, 1886. Various
noun John. c. 1320–95, Scottish poet: author of The Bruce (1376), a patriotic epic poem Contemporary Examples And could there be anybody more different from Obama than barbour? Barbour vs. Obama, 2012 Mark McKinnon June 27, 2009 barbour provided the ammunition in what was otherwise a friendly profile in a conservative magazine. Haley Barbour’s Mississippi […]
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noun trademark a hard-wearing waterproof waxed jacket
a point or pointed part projecting backward from a main point, as of a fishhook or arrowhead. an obviously or openly unpleasant or carping remark. Botany, Zoology. a hooked or sharp bristle. Ornithology. one of the processes attached to the rachis of a feather. one of a breed of domestic pigeons, similar to the carriers […]