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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 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.
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.
Just as the executive expertise and application skills of Gerhard Delf, with whom as well I spent the past 30 years in enjoyable professional cooperation, address the practical needs of the company's present stage of corporate development.
The value of the stolen computers probably totals less than the district's insurance deductible, meaning that district funds will cover replacement costs, Delf said.
We really couldn't have found a more ideal member for our board than Bob Delf," says Gary McAvoy, CEO of Latitude REsources.
At this point, there's no indication the breach accessed anything at all, although the server, in the financial services department, did include a list of employee names, home phone numbers and employee identification numbers, Delf said.
Facilities crews spent Thursday evening cleaning and sanitizing the school, Delf said.
Hart, a local transient, was expected to be lodged in the Lane County Jail on five counts of second-degree robbery after his release from the hospital, Delf said.
In this case, at this time, there isn't probable cause for officers to believe there was an assault," Delf said.
Delf said the chain-reaction collision just east of the Belt Line/Delta Highway interchange closed both of Belt Line's westbound lanes, as well as one eastbound lane, until about 3:45 p.
People think of shoplifting as something small, like stealing a candy bar," Delf said.