a battlefield in central England, near Leicester, where Richard III was defeated and slain by the future Henry VII in 1485.
(English history) the site, two miles south of Market Bosworth in Leicestershire, of the battle that ended the Wars of the Roses (August 1485). Richard III was killed and Henry Tudor was crowned king as Henry VII
the larva of a botfly. a person who cadges; scrounger. a device or piece of software that can execute commands, reply to messages, or perform routine tasks, as online searches, either automatically or with minimal human intervention (often used in combination): intelligent infobots; shopping bots that help consumers find the best prices. botanical. botanist. botany. […]
any of several flies of the families Oestridae, Gasterophilidae, and Cuterebridae, the larvae of which are parasitic in the skin or other parts of various mammals. Historical Examples Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various noun (pl) -flies any of various stout-bodied hairy dipterous flies of the families Oestridae and Gasterophilidae, the […]
Also called bota bag. a wine bag of Spain made of untanned goatskin and usually holding 1–2 liters (1.1–2.2 quarts). a wine barrel of Spain holding 500 liters (132 U.S. gallons). Historical Examples The Story of Don Quixote Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Gatherings From Spain Richard Ford The Smuggler Chief […]