the treaty by which Rome reduced Carthage to the status of a puppet state in 201 b.c.
any brutal peace treaty demanding total subjugation of the defeated side.
noun a large heavily built horse kept for pulling carts or carriages Historical Examples Some short time afterwards a carthorse was found in the fields stabbed in several places, though, fortunately, not severely. Hodge and His Masters Richard Jefferies A trout would not wobble and tug in that sullen, carthorse manner. Lines in Pleasant Places […]
a member of a monastic order founded by St. Bruno in 1086 near Grenoble, France. pertaining to the Carthusians. Historical Examples A Carthusian convent, or a deaf and dumb asylum, was not more silent than this mansion. A Winter Amid the Ice Jules Verne He resolved to quit the world and adopt the Carthusian habit. […]
Henri [ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/ (Show IPA), 1908–2004, French photographer. Contemporary Examples The Paris in which Cartier-Bresson came of age was undergoing rapid industrial change and, also, dizzying artistic foment. The Father of Photojournalism Philip Gefter April 7, 2010 In the post-war days of February 1947, Cartier-Bresson had his first institutional retrospective at the Museum of Modern […]
a firm, elastic, flexible type of connective tissue of a translucent whitish or yellowish color; gristle. a part or structure composed of cartilage. Contemporary Examples cartilage in his left knee tore, and everything changed for both Webber and the Kings. Did NBA Referees Snatch Destiny From The Sacramento Kings? Matt Gallagher June 5, 2012 A […]