an English writing table of c1800, having curved rear corners and a top with drawers surmounted by a U -shaped section of drawers and cabinets, topped by a brass or ormolu gallery surrounding three sides of the writing area.
Thomas, 1795–1881, Scottish essayist and historian. a male given name. Contemporary Examples The man—a Democrat—who founded the Carlyle Group explains why he gives it away. Patriotic Philanthropy: Not an Oxymoron Eleanor Clift November 26, 2014 CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article stated that a Carlyle “top executive” invested $100,000 in Chooch. Questions for Obama’s […]
a dance and song popular during the French Revolution. a man’s loose jacket with wide lapels and metal buttons, worn during the French Revolution. the costume of the French revolutionists, consisting chiefly of this jacket, black pantaloons, and a red liberty cap. Historical Examples This combination of revolutionary lyrics—Ça Ira and carmagnole—was chanted fervidly. Visionaries […]
a province of the ancient Persian empire, on the Gulf of Oman. Historical Examples After the fall spent in America in raising the necessary funds, it was the now famous Carmania which carried us to England. A Labrador Doctor Wilfred Thomason Grenfell The Turkish field-marshal had thus plenty of time to stop his passage into […]
a seaport in Dyfed, in S Wales. Carmarthenshire. Historical Examples These were put under the justice of west Wales, whose chancery and exchequer were established at Carmarthen. The History of England T.F. Tout Every tenant and every labourer about the place was there; as also were many of the people from Carmarthen. Cousin Henry Anthony […]