James Henry, 1865–1935, U.S. archaeologist and historian of ancient Egypt.
a piece of leather or other material for covering the heel breast of a shoe. Anatomy, Zoology. (in bipeds) the outer, front part of the thorax, or the front part of the body from the neck to the abdomen; chest. Zoology. the corresponding part in quadrupeds. either of the pair of mammae occurring on the […]
a defensive work, usually breast high. Historical Examples Strictly Business O. Henry The Land We Live In Henry Mann History of ‘Billy the Kid’ Chas. A. Siringo Ben Comee M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan Campaigns of a Non-Combatant, George Alfred Townsend Ride Proud, Rebel! Andre Alice Norton The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore The […]
the air inhaled and exhaled in respiration. respiration, especially as necessary to life. life; vitality. the ability to breathe easily and normally: She stopped to regain her breath. time to breathe; pause or respite: Give him a little breath. a single inhalation or respiration: He took a deep breath. the brief time required for a […]
an instrument consisting of a small bag or tube filled with chemically treated crystals, into which a sample of a motorist’s breath is taken as a test for intoxication.