toison


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toison

(twazɔ̃)
n
(Zoology) a fleece of a sheep
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Le mouton d'Ouled Djellal a une toison blanche recouvrant tout le corps hormis le ventre et la partie inferieure du collier.
A similar high level of requirements had to be met for the "La Toison d'Or" housing complex in Belgium, where SPIE installed heating and air conditioning systems.
His corpus assimilates and extends a cosmopolitan black literary tradition that finds early tributaries in the work of Melvin Toison and Sterling Brown, gathers force in the early poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks, and emerges full stream in Robert Hayden and the still improperly understood poetic corpus of Amiri Baraka.
All the pubs have been renamed, rejoicing in such names as La Toison (e Fleece), La Rose et la Couronne (e Rose and Crown) and, that commonest pub name, Le Lion Rouge.
384 (December, 2013): Sandrine Caneri, "La toison de Gedeon--Israel et les nations," pp.
Felipe) en la ultima Exposicion del Toison de Oro en Bruselas" (124).
Esta recreacion sirve como paralelo al motivo principal que vertebra la obra, el del mito del vellocino de oro, pues este estaba asociado a la Orden de Caballeria del Toison de Oro (Marie Tanner 13161) cuyo maestre era precisamente Felipe IV.
162), where "The noble order of the Toison Dor or golden fleese" and "that of saint Michaell and his one and thirtie knights" are linked together in the story about the founding of the Order of the Garter by Edward III.
com/W/do/centre/accueil) La Toison d'Or , located in the French city of Dijon to open its 13th Apple Store in the country.
Sherrod Beall, Karen Forest, Mary Krugman, Loma Prang, Tanya Tanner, and Debra Toison joined an elite group of nurses on May 14 when they each received the prestigious Nightingale Award for Excellence at the Colorado Nurses Foundation's annual awards event at the Red Lion Hotel Denver Southeast in Aurora, Colorado.
If you are looking for Belgian chocolate, one of the finest makers, Corne Toison d''Or, has a fantastic store here.