delf


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delf

(dɛlf)
n
1. (Ceramics) another name for Delft2
2. something that has been dug, such as a ditch, pit, mine, or grave
3. (on a heraldic shield) a square shape intended to represent a square of dug-up turf, supposedly indicating dishonour
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Noun1.delf - an excavation; usually a quarry or mine
excavation - a hole in the ground made by excavating
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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My home, then, when I at last find a home,--is a cottage; a little room with whitewashed walls and a sanded floor, containing four painted chairs and a table, a clock, a cupboard, with two or three plates and dishes, and a set of tea-things in delf.
The furniture of the room was very homely of course-- a few rough chairs and a table, a corner cupboard with their little stock of crockery and delf, a gaudy tea-tray, representing a lady in bright red, walking out with a very blue parasol, a few common, coloured scripture subjects in frames upon the wall and chimney, an old dwarf clothes-press and an eight-day clock, with a few bright saucepans and a kettle, comprised the whole.
The Blind Girl never knew that ugly shapes of delf and earthenware were on the board; that sorrow and faintheartedness were in the house; that Caleb's scanty hairs were turning greyer and more grey, before her sightless face.
in an office space within the outdoor pod of classrooms, and was contained to that area, Delf said.
After spending his youth in Germany, Delf travelled to the US to undertake his university studies.
Paramedic Ian Delf and ambulance care assistant Wendy Lillico, were the two medics called to Claire's home following the attack.
Mr Delf was left critical following the smash and has undergone six major operations to rebuild his legs, while in hospital for more than two months.
Campaigners, including CIr Dodds and the Conservative Party candidate for Denby Dale in next month's Kirklees elections, John Cook, had been hoping their group would be given the green-light to take over the Delf, ahead of a Barns ley-based conservation charity, the Garganey Trust.
Delf have exchanged nylon for a strong supple textured polyester with an anti-fray finish, as the outer fabric for their coldstore and chill room clothing, and with the addition of high-visibility retro-reflective yellow bands to give greater visibility during daylight as well as in poor light, the safety of the wearer is improved.
Delf said Thursday that the more students participate in the free breakfast program, the more cost effective the program becomes.
Mr Delf was left in a critical condition following the crash and was still in hospital two months later when his partner Karen gave birth to their second child.
Incidents like this don't happen frequently, but there are times when staff are struck by students," Delf said.