oxhide


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oxhide

(ˈɒksˌhaɪd)
n
(Tanning) leather made from the hide of an ox
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oxhide

[ˈɒkshaɪd] Ncuero m de buey
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But leave a sword and a spear apiece for yourself and me, and a couple of oxhide shields so that we can snatch them up at any moment; Jove and Minerva will then soon quiet these people.
The strap of the helmet that went under his chin was choking him, and Menelaus would have dragged him off to his own great glory had not Jove's daughter Venus been quick to mark and to break the strap of oxhide, so that the empty helmet came away in his hand.
So they sat silent in their craft for fear, and did not loose the sheets throughout the black, hollow ship, nor lowered the sail of their dark-prowed vessel, but as they had set it first of all with oxhide ropes, so they kept sailing on; for a rushing south wind hurried on the swift ship from behind.
Johan Ling and Zofia Stos-Gale interpret this motif as an oxhide ingot, a type made famous by discoveries from Mediterranean shipwrecks of the period.
The tokens - small clay pieces in a range of simple shapes, including basic spheres, discs and triangles to tokens that resemble oxhide and bull heads - are thought to have been used as a rudimentary bookkeeping system in prehistoric times.
The topics include miniature ingots from Cyprus, a newly rediscovered Cypriot tripod stand in the Florence Archaeological Museum, the triangular daggers of pre-palatial Crete, the Mochlos sistrum and its origins, searching for the Early Bronze Age Aegean metallurgist's toolkit, the metallurgy of iron during the early years of the Iron Age, metal exchange in Italy from the Middle to the Final Bronze Age 14th-11th century BCE, and three copper oxhide ingots in the Sanhurfa Archaeology Museum in Turkey.
200-01) (Decorating with both gold and silver and ivory; And on it I stretched a thong of oxhide shining with crimson.
Like "The Tollund Man" and "The Grauballe Man," "Punishment" takes its starting point in Glob's account of a bog body, this time the girl from Windeby, in whose condition the archaeologist reads signs of punishment for adultery: "She lay naked in her grave in the peat, her hair shaved off, with nothing but a collar of oxhide round her neck, and with bandaged eyes" (Glob 153).
Cromwell is dressed as a calvary man, in padded trousers, oxhide jacket, spurs, pull-up boots, and fringed gauntlets.
Their strategy, Shakaba learned later when he was chained and waiting to be sold, was to form a semi-circle in the shape of a bull's horn, with sixty warriors at each tip, all armed with assegai - short spears, and strong oxhide shields half a man's height.
It is ludicrous for Clinkscale to have left open the implication that oxhide soundboards were extensively used in England.
45-8) The psalter bound neither in oxhide nor in leather is usually taken to mean Villon's memory: |I take from the psalter -- since I am in a position to do so -- bound neither in oxhide nor in leather .