bartholomew’s rule of fourths
Bartholomew’s rule of fourths Bar·thol·o·mew’s rule of fourths (bär-thŏl’ə-myōōz’)
A rule for determining the duration of pregnancy by measuring the height of the fundus of the uterus above the pubic symphysis.
(Jean) Louis [zhahn lwee] /ʒɑ̃ lwi/ (Show IPA), 1862–1934, French statesman and author. Historical Examples The Barthou Cabinet had been overthrown early in December, 1913, after a vote on a government loan. A History of the Third French Republic C. H. C. Wright First the Barthou Cabinet fell as a result of financial legislation and […]
a town in N Guyana, on the Essequibo River: river transportation center. Historical Examples Museum from Bartica, which I reported as E. piliventris, belongs here. Bees from British Guiana T. D. A. Cockerell They were paddling slowly, weary and tired after a long day of portaging, passing with the tide down to Bartica. Jungle Peace […]
bartimaeus son of Timaeus, one of the two blind beggars of Jericho (Mark 10:46; Matt. 20:30). His blindness was miraculously cured on the ground of his faith. Historical Examples They were in a hansom cab driving across London in the direction of bartimaeus’s Hospital. The Christian Hall Caine
a small overhanging turret on a wall or tower. Historical Examples According to an old print, it terminated with a large battlement, and bartizan towers at the angles. Architectural Antiquities of Normandy John Sell Cotman The next he was upon the beam, dragging himself toward the window of the bartizan just above. Otto of the […]