a pediment, as over a doorway or window, having its raking cornice interrupted at the crown or apex.
an improvised offensive play that results when the originally planned play has failed to be executed properly.
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the straight stalk of any of various tall grasses, especially of the genera Phragmites and Arundo, growing in marshy places. any of the plants themselves. such stalks or plants collectively. anything made from such a stalk or from something similar, as an arrow. Music. a pastoral or rustic musical pipe made from a reed or […]
a twill weave in which the direction of the diagonal produced by the weft threads is reversed after no more than two passages of the weft.