moulinet


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moulinet

(ˌmuːlɪˈnɛt)
n
1. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a portable pulley device for bending crossbow or turning the drum of a crane
2. (Fortifications) a type of wooden turnstile that allows foot traffic through a fortification or other barrier
3. (Dancing) a wheeling motion performed by a couple in a dance
4. (Fencing) a circular cut or swing of the sword
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If it amuse you to bend it, well and good; but why should I strain and pull, when my little moulinet will do all for me, and better than I can do it for myself?
He drew his moulinet from his girdle, and fixing it to the windlass, he drew back the powerful double cord until it had clicked into the catch.
I did but wish to show that the long-bow could do that which an arbalest could not do, for you could not with your moulinet have your string ready to speed another shaft ere the bird drop to the earth.
The Miller, on the other hand, holding his quarter-staff by the middle, and making it flourish round his head after the fashion which the French call faire le moulinet, exclaimed boastfully,
Contract notice: rn10 - rambouillet diversion - widening to 2 2 lanes: widening of the rn10 between the moulinet interchange and the vc1
Generalement, les mordus de la peche preferent le moulinet a la canne fixe, quand bien meme chaque equipement a ses points forts et ses contraintes.
El autor, que en anteriores obras habia tratado el tema de las sectas y hace cinco anos escribio un volumen en colaboracion con Daniel Moulinet sobre la separacion de 1905, nos ofrece en esta ocasion un recorrido de un siglo por el regimen concordatario frances.
Le Repertoire des bals (1762), a collection of contredanses by the Parisian dancing master De La Cuisse, provides instructions and diagrams for 'le rond de huit' or circle for eight, 'le moulinet double' or double hands across, and 'la grande chaine' or grand chain for eight.
How could I live outdoors in my state, so poor that I don't have two pennies to rub together, about as capable of confronting the dangers of the world as a newly-born chick whose feet have been tied and beak filed down before being abandoned in a deep jungle just when the big cats roar awake, perform a moulinet on their back legs tipped with their powerful claws, and prepare to eat everything they can, whatever they find around them, in order to satiate themselves until their next nap?
9) Descontando las seis casas nombradas estan: Plan d'urbanisme (1908), Magasin (1913), Cite-jardin aux Cretets (1914), Le Moulinet (1915), Cinema La Scala (1916), Chateau d'eau (1917), Cite ouvriere (1917), Usine hydroelectrique (1917), Immeuble locatif (1917), Maison ouvriere (1918, figura 6), Legation suisse (1918), Cite ouvriere Sant Gobain (1920, figura 7), Maison ouvriere pont vert (1920,, figura 8), Amenagement villa Berque (1921, figura 9), Maison Ribot (1923) Lotissement Peugeot (1923), Lotissement (1924), Maison Canale (1924, figura 10), Maison casa Fuerte (1924), Galerie app.
Several novelty polkas also made the right noises, including a very snappy Tritsch-Trasch, a charmingly clacking Moulinet, and a Pizzicato literally plucked to perfection.