[Greek mahr-kaws] /Greek ˈmɑr kɔs/ (Show IPA), Bozzaris, Marco.
a republic in S Africa: formerly a British protectorate; gained independence 1966; member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 275,000 sq. mi. (712,250 sq. km). Capital: Gaborone. Contemporary Examples Ladies’ Night Stanley Crouch March 28, 2009 A Country House of Fools: Norman Rush’s ‘Subtle Bodies’ Tom LeClair September 9, 2013 TV’s New Mystery Woman Rachel Syme […]
bot1 . Metallurgy. a conical knob, mounted on a rod, for stopping temporarily the flow of molten metal or slag from a blast furnace or cupola. the larva of a botfly. Contemporary Examples Perry Camp’s Anti-Mormon Message McKay Coppins October 16, 2011 Perry Camp’s Anti-Mormon Message McKay Coppins October 16, 2011 Historical Examples The Young […]
noun (fencing) a thrust or hit Historical Examples Italian Letters of a Diplomat’s Life Mary Alsop King Waddington The Lady of Loyalty House Justin Huntly McCarthy Walks in Rome Augustus J.C. Hare Humphrey Bold Herbert Strang The Unknown Quantity Henry van Dyke Humphrey Bold Herbert Strang
the studio of a master artist, in which lesser artists, apprentices, or students learn by participating in the work. Contemporary Examples Carrie’s Battle of the Brands Rebecca Dana May 19, 2010 Tomas Maier on Creative Collaboration Daily Beast Promotions April 22, 2009 Tomas Maier on The Road Ahead Daily Beast Promotions May 12, 2009 How […]