polluted, defiled, or spiritually unclean
often said of gypsy women
noun 1. art that was produced in the late 1860s through the 1970s and that rejected traditionally accepted forms and emphasized individual experimentation and sensibility. noun a genre of the fine arts created from the mid-19th century which strayed from traditional techniques and styles Examples Jackson Pollock and Piet Mondrian were especially important to modern […]
noun, Jewelry. 1. any of several modifications or combinations of the brilliant cut, step cut, or table cut, having the girdle outline often in some novel form.
[moh-dairn, muh-] /moʊˈdɛərn, mə-/ adjective 1. pretentiously modern; striving to appear modern but lacking style or conviction. 2. (often initial capital letter) of or noting a style of decorative art and architecture of the 1930s and 1940s that was influenced by streamlined industrial design of airplanes, ships, and cars: usually considered to be a later […]
noun 1. the English language since c1475. noun 1. the English language since about 1450, esp any of the standard forms developed from the S East Midland dialect of Middle English See also English, Middle English, Old English