n.1.A prostitute; a courtesan; a strumpet.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Run by ex-Boston Globe movie critic Michael Blowen, it looks after nearly 150 of America's bestknown racehorses,, Stewart call now in their dotage.
I missed seeing horses on the Ark, but that was more than made up for in Georgetown by a visit to the Old Friends Farm for Retired Thoroughbreds, a 136-acre site owned by former Boston Globe film critic Michael Blowen. Introducing our group to Silver Charm, a Kentucky Derby winner in 1997, Michael regaled us with tales of his movie connections (Jack Nicholson is a pal) and got Popcorn Deelites (one of eight horses to play Seabiscuit in that film) to raise his upper lip to show the tattooed number the horses all have for identification.
into us, which we might have blowen into a flame, but blew it out, by
Thorlac Turville-Petre (Oxford: Oxford University Press for the Early English Text Society, 2015), 74-76; and Burgeys, thou haste so blowen atte the cole (DIMEV 896), in Rossell Hope Robbins, "A Warning Against Lechery," Philological Quarterly 35 (1956): 90-95, at 93-95.
All flesh is frayle, and all her strength unstayd, like a vaine bubble blowen up with ayre: devouring tyme and changeful chance have prayd her glories pride that none may it repayre.
is a non-profit organization established in 2000 by Michael Blowen and is based out of Georgetown, Kentucky.
One humour of our dead body produces worms, and those worms suck and exhaust all other humour, and then all dies, and all dries, and molders into dust, and that dust is blowen into the River, and that puddled water tumbled into the sea, and that ebs and flows in infinite revolutions, and still, still God knows in what (Cabinet every seed-Pearle lies.
A US base was rocketed in al-Sha'ab area of northeastern Baghdad on Monday morning, police source reported to NINA, noting that "The casualties of the attack are still unidentified."<p>The source mentioned "The headquarter of Work and National Rescue Free Alliance was blowen up by bomb in al-Qahira neighborhood of northern Baghdad on Monday morning."
I named her, but she'll do me fine after that performance" Kevin Prendergast as Termagant spoils the party for Ballydoyle and Godolphin in the Moyglare Stud Stakes at the Curragh ''Racing is good for the spirit; good if you win, sad if you lose, but still great" Actor and racing fan James Nesbitt strikes a philosophical note, as does Michael Blowen, founder of the Old Friends retirement home for horses in Kentucky, who says ...
tutor Chris Burgess with painting and decorating students (back): Jess Blowen, Jane Derriche, and Aimee Cooke; (front): Charlene Kendall, Louise Ward, and Liz Hopton