a jar used in ancient Egypt to contain the entrails of an embalmed body.
(in ancient Egypt) one of four containers with tops in the form of animal heads of the gods, for holding the entrails of a mummy
a covering, usually of fabric, supported on poles or suspended above a bed, throne, exalted personage, or sacred object. an overhanging projection or covering, as a long canvas awning stretching from the doorway of a building to a curb. an ornamental, rooflike projection or covering. Also called crown canopy, crown cover. the cover formed by […]
melodious; musical. Historical Examples Sabbath in Puritan New England Alice Morse Earle adjective (rare) tuneful; melodious
a fabric constructed in a twill weave, used in the manufacture of yachting clothes. Historical Examples The Golden Dog William Kirby
François Certain [frahn-swa ser-tan] /frɑ̃ˈswa sɛrˈtɛ̃/ (Show IPA), 1809–95, French marshal. Historical Examples The British Expedition to the Crimea William Howard Russell Camps, Quarters and Casual Places Archibald Forbes My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6 Various Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863 Adam Gurowski The […]