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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.
Emerson's La Griffe is simple, bare and to the point.
Tout d'abord, elle repose sur l'abus de pouvoir de ces conseillers en possession de l'arme meurtriere qu'est la griffe. Ensuite, elle s'appuie sur le monopole que la loi sanctionne sans bavure.
It was the smell of luxurious soap, ferried back from a European cruise by a grandmother, setting in motion a lifelong obsession with Carven's Ma Griffe, Chanel No.
Magistrates sentenced Folkard, of Griffe Road in Bradford, to a 12 month community order as a direct alternative to custody.
The eight-bedroom, Grade II listed country house is situated on Griffe Lane near Whitefield and is believed to be the first brick built house to be built in the area in 1681.
In addition, the update adds a remix of "Shake It" by (https://blog.eu.playstation.com/2017/11/14/announcing-the-winner-of-the-wipeout-omega-collection-music-track-remix-competition/) "Wipeout Omega Collection" music track remix competition winner Vieile Griffe.
And he occasionally makes international references, such as Sarah and Ethan having lived in Mas de la Griffe, Ramounat, and the Ark communities in France prior to settling in Missouri.
Griffe, la critica llevada a cabo por Salviano fue posible gracias a que el tenia la profunda conviccion de que los romanos, y en concreto los galo-romanos, estaban llamados a ser: <<mas virtuosos, mas justos, mas humanos y, por decirlo todo, mas cristianos>>.
To show off their designer labels, Sapeurs developed the La Griffe dance.