bottine

bottine

(bɒˈtiːn)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a light boot for women or children; half-boot
[C19: from French: little boot, from botte boot]
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She is eighteen years of age, and has been sent to Brussels to finish her education; she is of middle size, stiffly made, body long, legs short, bust much developed but not compactly moulded, waist disproportionately compressed by an inhumanly braced corset, dress carefully arranged, large feet tortured into small bottines, head small, hair smoothed, braided, oiled, and gummed to perfection; very low forehead, very diminutive and vindictive grey eyes, somewhat Tartar features, rather flat nose, rather high-cheek bones, yet the ensemble not positively ugly; tolerably good complexion.
And she lifted up a really ravishing foot--small, swarthy, and not misshapen like the majority of feet which look dainty only in bottines.
Christine Bottine, from Straw Kitchen, said: "Our bread makes a massive difference, it's a more rustic loaf than a normal white bap.
De toute evidence, en cela, Ghannouchi ne fait que reprendre ce que les dirigeants en vue de son mouvement repetaient a l'envi pour signifier que tout devrait imperativement passer par eux et qu'ils n'entendant pas avoir les deux pieds dans la meme bottine.
Behind Min, customers and porters squeeze between double-parked vans as they head in and out of shops with flashing signs and, at times, whimsical names like: "Glam Couture'', "Bisou's Project,'' "La Bottine Souriante'' ("The Smiling Bootee'') and "Miss Baby Hot Bottom''.
After 26 years as a member of La Bottine souriante, Yves Lambert, with his partners Olivier Rondeau and Tommy Gauthier, presents a trio with a new sound that offers unusual brilliance and a distinctive personality.
All three, Eric Beaudry, Andre Brunet and Pierre Luc Dupois, were members (Beaudry still is) of the powerhouse group, La Bottine Souriante, who built a seriously formidable reputation around the world for their sensational live shows.
En Francia era conocido como la bottine imprimeuse, y consistia en una serie de tacos de goma individuales, cada uno de los cuales correspondia a las distintas letras del alfabeto.
Improvisation is also a key tool for eclectic dance artist Sandy Silva, who performs with the Quebecois band La Bottine Souriante, among other projects.
Acts gracing the stage include FemiKuti and Positive Force from Nigeria, Mnozil Brass from Austria and La Bottine Sourriante from Canada.
From the rollicking Quebecois rhythm and blues of La Bottine Souriante to the virtuosic neotraditionalism of Le Vent du Nord and Matapat, the world is being offered more and more opportunities to fall in love with the charmingly crooked rhythms, heartrendingly bittersweet melodies and lusty call-and-response songs of this region.
The two have been playing together since they met 30 years ago as members of La Bottine Souriante, what a news release calls "Quebec's premier traditional band.