ermined


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ermined

(ˈɜːmɪnd)
adj
(Clothing & Fashion) clad in the fur of the ermine
References in classic literature ?
We went on climbing, higher and higher, and curving hither and thither, in the shade of noble woods, and with a rich variety and profusion of wild flowers all about us; and glimpses of rounded grassy backbones below us occupied by trim chalets and nibbling sheep, and other glimpses of far lower altitudes, where distance diminished the chalets to toys and obliterated the sheep altogether; and every now and then some ermined monarch of the Alps swung magnificently into view for a moment, then drifted past an intervening spur and disappeared again.
But we shouldn't really be surprised that this is how our ermined exile thinks.
And Prime Minister Dave is preparing for a new batch of 50 or so of his mates to get ermined up.
The US, with its much larger population, manages with 100 senators and 435 in their House of Representatives, as against 650 MPs here, as well as those ermined clowns across the Westminster corridor.
The pair went shopping for her baby bump and bought male AND female clothes, so they're either expecting twins, or | they ar | e REALL | Y det | ermined to keep the sex of their baby a secret.
The selection will have to be brave with fast-up bang railer Coolavanny Bert on his immediate outside, but he was very det ermined in winning his quarter-finalanddoesnotlookthe typetobeeasilyintimidated.
It seems even more bizarre that democracy can be considered a legitimate target whilst hereditary peers and bishops remain unmolested in ermined splendour.