a large armchair with long arms that can be folded inwards to act as leg rests
a river in E Guyana, flowing NE to the Atlantic Ocean. About 370 miles (595 km) long. Historical Examples The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments Various Jungle Peace William Beebe Jungle Peace William Beebe Wanderings in South America Charles Waterton Jungle Peace William Beebe Encyclopaedia Britannica, […]
a cradlesong; lullaby. a composition for instrument or voice, having a soothing, reflective character. Historical Examples The Damnation of Theron Ware Harold Frederic Masters of French Music Arthur Hervey Leerie Ruth Sawyer Plays, Acting and Music Arthur Symons noun a cradlesong or lullaby an instrumental piece suggestive of this, in six-eight time n.
Perchta. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 8 Various Demonology and Devil-lore Moncure Daniel Conway Folkways William Graham Sumner Christmas Zona Gale Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. Zoological Mythology, Volume I (of 2) Angelo de Gubernatis The Science of Fairy Tales […]
a town in the SE extremity of Bavaria, in SE Germany: site of the fortified mountain chalet of Adolf Hitler. Contemporary Examples Holocaust Horrors Haunt the Films ‘Ida’ And ‘The German Doctor’ Jack Schwartz May 11, 2014 Historical Examples Mr. Punch On Tour Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6 Various The Life […]