1945–2001, king of Nepal (1972–2001): he, his queen, and six other members of the royal family were shot dead by his son, Crown Prince Dipendra, who then committed suicide
a stiff square cap with three or four upright projecting pieces extending from the center of the top to the edge, worn by ecclesiastics. Historical Examples Parish Priests and Their People in the Middle Ages in England Edward L. Cutts Luca Signorelli Maud Cruttwell St. Nicholas George H. McKnight A Tatter of Scarlet S. R. […]
(Märta) Birgit [mahr-tah bir-git;; English mahr-tuh bur-git] /ˈmɑr tɑ ˈbɪr gɪt;; English ˈmɑr tə ˈbɜr gɪt/ (Show IPA), 1918–2005, Swedish soprano. Contemporary Examples Busted Journos Speak Up! Jacob Bernstein July 28, 2010 Historical Examples Geraldine Farrar Geraldine Farrar The Mapleson Memoirs, vol I James H. Mapleson John Thorndyke’s Cases R. Austin Freeman The Mapleson Memoirs, […]
noun Saint Birgitta, See Bridget (sense 2) Historical Examples Sweden Victor Nilsson Sweden Victor Nilsson A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume III Henry Charles Lea The Swedish Revolution Under Gustavus Vasa Paul Barron Watson
bidi. (in India) an inexpensive cigarette, locally produced usually from cut tobacco rolled in leaf.