quatorze


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quatorze

(kəˈtɔːz)
n
(Card Games) cards a set of cards worth 14 points in piquet
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The formal monotonous ticking of the Louis Quatorze clock annoyed him.
Wine, wax-lights, comestibles, rouge, crinoline-petticoats, diamonds, wigs, Louis- Quatorze gimcracks, and old china, park hacks, and splendid high- stepping carriage horses--all the delights of life, I say,--would go to the deuce, if people did but act upon their silly principles and avoid those whom they dislike and abuse.
A quelques jours de la publication du onze type de l'annee 2015, l'UEFA a decide d'harmoniser les quatorze classements depuis le debut du XXIe siecle pour composer l'equipe ideale depuis 2001.
QUATORZE is an intriguing contender for French handler Francois Rohaut in the Ladbrokes Lady Wulfruna Stakes in Wolverhampton today.
Au contraire, elle signifie l'entendement tel qu'il est mentionne dans le Coran, revele il a y quatorze siecles, qui explique que Dieu a cree l'homme et la femme pour former des peuples et se connaEtre.
Trois moines bouddhistes et quatorze autres personnes avaient ete arretes, puis liberes, car personne n'avait porte plainte.
Durant les quatorze dernieres annees, le Maroc a vecu, sous l'impulsion du Roi Mohammed VI, une periode marquee par des reformes progressives, tout en maintenant le juste equilibre entre stabilite, securite et changements", releve le journal dans une analyse signee par l'ancien ambassadeur americain, Edward Gabriel, en notant que le National Democratic Institute (NDI) estime que le Royaume se demarque par le systeme politique et parlementaire le plus avance de l'ensemble de la region.
While the Daily Racing Form still recognizes Secretariat's time for the 1 3/16-mile distance as 1:53 2/5, which would have broken Canonero II's then-record of 1:54 set at the 1971 Preakness, the Preakness's current official record time of 1:53 2/5 was later set by Tank's Prospect in 1985 and matched by Louis Quatorze in 1997 and Curlin in 2007.
Christie's spokesmen had promised "a blockbuster" sale Sunday, aiming for more than $215 million, with a centerpiece in Degas's landmark sculpture "Petite danseuse de quatorze ans," then estimated at $25-35 million.
The evening's top price was achieved by Henri Matisse's spectacular Bouquet pour le quatorze juillet, the artist's emotional celebration of the first Bastille Day following World War I, which totaled $28,642,500 (est.
This was especially evident in the sale of Modigliani's Jeanne Hebuterne au collier, believed to be the very first portrait of Modigliani's future wife and muse; the Matisse's Bouquet pour le quatorze juillet, a still life of considerable color and scale; and Rodin's Penseur, a rare lifetime cast with a fully documented provenance.
The appearance of Le Chat on the market follows a number of outstanding prices recently achieved for sculpture at auction, most notably Edgar Degas' Petite danseuse de quatorze ans which sold for $18.