bartholomew’s rule of fourths
bartholomew’s rule of fourths bar·thol·o·mew’s rule of fourths (bär-thŏl’ə-myōōz’)
a rule for determining the duration of pregnancy by measuring the height of the fundus of the uterus above the pubic symphysis.
(jean) louis [zhahn lwee] /ʒɑ̃ lwi/ (show ipa), 1862–1934, french statesman and author. historical examples the barthou cabinet had been overthrown early in december, 1913, after a vote on a government loan. a history of the third french republic c. h. c. wright first the barthou cabinet fell as a result of financial legislation and […]
a town in n guyana, on the essequibo river: river transportation center. historical examples museum from bartica, which i reported as e. piliventris, belongs here. bees from british guiana t. d. a. c-ckerell they were paddling slowly, weary and tired after a long day of portaging, p-ssing with the tide down to bartica. jungle peace […]
a small overhanging turret on a wall or tower. historical examples according to an old print, it terminated with a large battlement, and bartizan towers at the angles. architectural antiquities of normandy john sell cotman the next he was upon the beam, dragging himself toward the window of the bartizan just above. otto of the […]
- Bartlett's familiar quotations
bartlett’s familiar quotations (1855) a standard american reference work for quotations from literature and speeches. the original compiler, john bartlett, was a nineteenth-century american publisher.
characteristic of the music of béla bartók: driving, percussive, bartokian rhythm.