a fine handmade lace in a floral pattern outlined with raised cordonnet, originally made in the area of Brussels.
a modern machine-made net lace on which floral designs are appliquéd.
Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
a fine lace with a raised or appliqué design
Usually, Brussels sprouts. a plant, Brassica oleracea gemmifera, having small, cabbagelike heads or buds along the stalk, eaten as a vegetable. Brussels sprouts, any of the heads or buds, eaten as a vegetable. noun a variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea gemmifera, having a stout stem studded with budlike heads of tightly folded leaves, resembling tiny […]
adjective (Northern English, dialect) bold Historical Examples Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events S. Baring-Gould
(of wine, especially champagne) very dry. any of a number of partly legendary, partly historical chronicles dealing with early English history, written during the Middle Ages and usually beginning with Brutus, the mythic and eponymous ancestor of the country. Contemporary Examples I Watched Shia LaBeouf Cry at His Weird LA Art Project #IAMSORRY Andrew Romano […]
savage; cruel; inhuman: a brutal attack on the village. crude; coarse: brutal language. harsh; ferocious: brutal criticism; brutal weather. taxing, demanding, or exhausting: They’re having a brutal time making ends meet. irrational; unreasoning. of or relating to lower animals. Contemporary Examples An Oral History of Mao’s Greatest Crime Zhou Xun November 23, 2013 Kelly Cutrone’s […]