Swiss (def 2).
noun 1. a member of a corps of bodyguards protecting the pope, with membership restricted to natives of Switzerland. noun 1. the bodyguard of the pope, recruited from Swiss nationals 2. a member of this bodyguard 3. one of a group of Swiss mercenaries who acted as bodyguards to the French kings: destroyed in the […]
noun, Jewelry. 1. cracked quartz, stained blue in imitation of lapis lazuli.
noun 1. a crisp, sheer muslin that is constructed in plain weave, bleached white or dyed, and often ornamented with raised dots or figures (dotted swiss) used chiefly in the manufacture of curtains and women’s summer clothes. swiss muslin noun 1. a fine muslin dress fabric, usually having a raised or woven pattern of dolls […]
- Swiss re tower
/riː/ noun 1. a bluish cigar-shaped office block, London’s first environmental skyscraper, located at 30 St Mary Axe, in the City of London: headquarters of the financial services group Swiss Re. Standing 180 m (585 ft) high and having 40 storeys, the building was completed in 2004