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griffe

(ɡrɪf)
n
(Architecture) architect a carved ornament at the base of a column, often in the form of a claw
[C19: from French: claw, of Germanic origin]
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The nurse, a comfortable looking Griffe woman in white apron and cap, was urging her to return to her bedroom.
Et en cas de necessite d'evacuation, la sage-femme qui la prend en charge se doit d'engager sa responsabilite en apposant sa griffe sur la lettre d'evacuation [beaucoup plus grand que], souligne-t-il.
Je ne sors jamais la nuit, je m'enferme chez moi et je regarde la tele- J'ai peur d'avoir un accident, d'etre ecrase betement par un chauffard en etat d'ivresse, de me couper la main en epluchant des pommes de terre et de pisser tout mon sang, de tomber du balcon en mettant le linge a secher, de glisser dans ma salle de bain et avoir une fracture a l'omoplate ou au tibia, d'etre pique par des abeilles, d'etre griffe par un chat non vaccine, d'etre mordu par un chien enrage.
In Asva sind unter den Geweihobjekten auch einige Griffe oder Hefte von Messern und anderen Geraten aus Metall, Silex oder Quarz.
The vehicle is based on the range-topping 208 Griffe and is equipped with a 1.
The picture shows Shirley at the piano as she tries one of her numbers with pianist Griffe Lewis and theatre manager Reg Phillips
La Griffe d'Ours is an outfitter and a friend of mine I've hunted with a few times and have been very pleased.
After his divorce Roger married again while Sallie became a star model for Paris fashion designer Jacques Griffe.
The high society star with a 19in waist graced the cover of Vogue and was sought after by top fashion designers Christian Dior, Jean Patou and Jacques Griffe.
Summary: The Grand Ellipse and La Griffe collections mark the first time the watches will bear the Mouawad brand name
He went on to describe the other collections, the Grande Ellipse which features 18 models ranging from the more formal diamond-studded or plain rose gold Royales, to the bi-colour rose gold and stainless steel Sport Villes, and a collection of ladies Swiss quartz watches called La Griffe, each set with four diamonds or coloured gemstones, colourful mother-of-pearl dials and matching straps.
Dai que, a despeito as variacoes topograficas e estilos arquitetonicos, estes espacos todos contam com um circuito de museus onde despontam, geralmente, um edificio emblematico assinado por um arquiteto griffe, galerias, restaurantes, lojas e edificios redesenhados para novos usos do consumo.