(on an Ionic capital) the horizontal band connecting the volutes on either side.
(in an ancient Roman amphitheater) a horizontal walk dividing upper and lower tiers.
Under the balteus which I fastened around you is a sharp dagger.
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one of the three Magi. a wine bottle holding 13 quarts (12.3 liters). a male given name. Contemporary Examples Casper, Melchior, and Balthazar “presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.” Keep Christmas Commercialized! P. J. O’Rourke December 5, 2014 Will breakfast at Balthazar bring sudden revelations about Millennials and Gen Xers and their […]
noun real name Balthasar Klossowski de Rola. 1908–2001, French painter of Polish descent, noted esp for his paintings of adolescent girls Historical Examples They were violently shaken and then the dog slunk back to balthus’ side, his jaws crimson. Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard Most of the frontiersmen were like balthus—more of the […]
noun a spicy Indian dish, stewed until most of the liquid has evaporated, and served in a woklike pot (as modifier): a balti house Historical Examples Nothing can beat the Sircar mule when he is in good condition, unless it is the balti and Ladaki coolie. The Unveiling of Lhasa Edmund Candler These seem to […]
of, near, or on the Baltic Sea. of or relating to the Baltic States. of or relating to a group of languages, as Latvian, Lithuanian, and Old Prussian, that constitute a branch of the Indo-European family. the Baltic branch of the Indo-European family of languages. Contemporary Examples Paul Krugman has an odd thing against the […]