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bi·be·lot

 (bē′bə-lō′, bē-blō′)
n.
1. A small decorative object; a trinket.
2. A miniature book, especially one that is finely crafted.

[French, from Old French beubelet, from a reduplication of bel, beautiful, from Latin bellus, handsome; see belle.]

bibelot

(ˈbɪbləʊ; French biblo)
n
1. an attractive or curious trinket
2. a miniature book
[C19: from French, from Old French beubelet, perhaps from a reduplication of bel beautiful]

bi•be•lot

(ˈbɪb loʊ, ˈbi bəˌloʊ)

n.
a small object of curiosity, beauty, or rarity.
[1870–75; < French, =bibel- + -ot n. suffix]
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I could see the head-lines in the papers; the fellows at the University Club and the Bibelot shaking their heads and saying, "Poor chap
imposed an identity on himself, turning him into one more bibelot in his
10) Jean Baudrillard explique que pour le collectionneur, qui est "sublime" dans son "fanatisme" (124), l'objet "cesse d'etre tapis, table, boussole ou bibelot pour devenir 'objet'" (121, je souligne).
A peca aponta a limitacao quanto ao julgamento moral da familia Noronha, a de matar uma pessoa pela simples sugestao de um espirito, como fazem com Bibelot.
Sur les credences, au salon vide: nul ptyx, Aboli bibelot d'inanite sonore, (Car le Maitre est alle puiser des pleurs aux Styx Avec ce seul objet dont le Neant s'honore).
Offering both an analytical and practical understanding of the construction of Islamic geometric patterns, this book is an unusual hybrid of scholarship and art, combining the qualities of a coffee-table bibelot and a handbook for aficionados--more than that, however, it rewards careful reading.
Our special issue ranges similarly widely, from tiny bibelot magazines to mass-market consumer titles, from radical papers to art journals, emphasizing the sheer range of print production that falls within the category of the periodical to the point of testing that category's limits.
Lo terrorifico--conjurado alli--nos devuelve a la lectura de Adriana Valdes cuando advierte: "[E]l trasfondo de incomodidad de las narraciones de Couve, que provocan una inquietante sensacion de inminente desastre--como si detras de cada bibelot acechara una posible monstruosidad, como si lo mas familiar fuera a la vez lo mas amenazante" ("Adolfo Couve" 11).
Vibrissa, Bibelot, Girasol, lend her your mystery, and bless her
2c) The Bibelot survived from 1895 to 1914 and attained 20 volumes, a notable achievement for any little magazine.
El objeto se define entonces como lo que es fabricado; se trata de la materia finita, estandarizado, formada y normalizada, es decir, sometida a normas de fabricacion y calidad; el objeto se define ahora principalmente como un elemento de consumo: cierta idea del objeto se reproduce en millones de ejemplares en el mundo, en millones de copias: un telefono, un reloj, un bibelot, un plato, un mueble, una estilografica, son verdaderamente lo que de ordinario llamamos objetos; el objeto no se escapa ya hacia lo infinitamente subjetivo, sino hacia lo infinitamente social.