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v. t. & i.1.See Disport.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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These women at court who seem to control the literary field with their trivialized practice of looking at books for "desport and mirthe" and their long-standing grudge against Thomas for an anti-feminist translation decades earlier suggest additional corrupting aspects of court patronage.
[31.] Marin B, Desport JC, Kajeu P, Jesus P, Nicolaud B, Nicol M, Preux PM, Couratier P.
The pace of development and population growth has been significant over the past five years and, at this stage, it is fair to say that the priority for Qatar is to provide appropriate infrastructure to meet its current needs," says Desport.
Desport (microbiology and immunobiology, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch U., Australia) presents 12 chapters exploring current knowledge of the biology and pathogenesis of lentiviral induced disease that occurs following infection of mononuclear phagocytes (i.e., blood-borne macrophages, tissue histiocytes, dendritic cells, and microglia) that serve as reservoirs and vehicles for pathogen dissemination and in disease induction.
(8) Sobre la raiz etimologica de la palabra deporte (Garcia, 1990), establece una doble consideracion del origen del termino, que ubica su genesis en el viejo vocablo frances desport (provenzal), donde se le atribuye el significado de recreo, diversion, regocijo; por otro lado, el Diccionario de la Real Academia Espanola (RAE, 1970) le asigna a la palabra los siguientes significados: *recreacion, *pasatiempo, *placer, *diversion, *ejercicio al aire libre.
45pts, Eddie Desport 42, Malcolm Couldwell 39, Paul Kingston 39; Ladies-Emma Maybury 33, Joan Kearney 32, Barbara Ancliff 28; Seniors-Jim Waters 34.
Glasgow-born Paul Desport, 45, is moving with his wife, Julie, and their six-year-old daughter, Lucy, to Perth in Australia.
The guy behind the scenes here is Paul Desport, who has a glittering CV and ran the excellent Desports restaurant in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Menu with executive chef Paul Desport on Friday: l "Detox" fresh fruit juice l Luxury homemade muesli and fruit l Kipper petA on toasted brioche with Comte cheese
RESULT: Junior Great North Run, boys - 1 N Shrubb (Morp) 15.20; 2 M Wilson (J and H) 15.24; 3 L Moses (N Ayc) 15.39; 4 S Watson (Gate) 15.48; 5 A Duffield (Loft) 15.49; 6 S Desport 15.58; 7S Hall (Gate) 16.00; 8 J Young (Morp) 16.03; 9 K Flannery (Gate) 16.05; 10 J Creegan (Gate) 16.15; 11 J Martin (Sun) 16.22; 12 A Russell 16.25; 13 A Muir (Blay) 16.28; 14 C Robinson 16.29; 15 P Graves 16.29; 16 R Campbell 16.33; 17 R Cunningham (Birt) 16.38; 18 M Thompson (Shil) 16.57; 19 C Kerr 17.02; 20 N Robinson 17.04; 21 P Fitzpatrick (R&Z) 17.10; 22 D Gale 17.14.