a broad-leaved evergreen tree, Tristania conferta, native to Australia, having a deciduous outer bark.
a ballet movement in which the dancer jumps off one foot, beats the legs together, and lands on both feet. Contemporary Examples François Hollande’s Corsican Mafia Love Nest? Tracy McNicoll January 13, 2014 François Hollande’s Corsican Mafia Love Nest? Tracy McNicoll January 13, 2014 Historical Examples Gunpowder Treason and Plot Harold Avery Le chteau des […]
a short curtain, often of lace, hung on the lower section of a window. Historical Examples Betty Trevor Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
a screen, usually louvered, placed on the outside of a building to shield the windows from direct sunlight. noun a structure used in hot climates to protect a window from the sun, usually consisting of horizontal or vertical strips of wood, concrete, etc
Brith. a ballet movement in which the dancer jumps off one foot, beats the legs together, and lands on both feet. the Jewish rite of circumcising a male child eight days after his birth. Historical Examples Myths and Myth-Makers John Fiske The Chautauquan, Vol. III, January 1883 The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle Encyclopaedia Britannica, […]