lansquenet


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lansquenet

(ˈlænskəˌnɛt)
n
1. (Gambling, except Cards) a gambling game of chance
2. (Historical Terms) an archaic spelling of landsknecht
3. (Military) an archaic spelling of landsknecht
[from French]
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At that time, as they do now, grocers wore the cavalier mustache and the lansquenet beard, only the money baths, already rare in those days, have become almost unknown now.
With some gentleman who was traveling this way, to whom he proposed a game of LANSQUENET."
Porthos was in bed, and was playing a game at LANSQUENET with Mousqueton, to keep his hand in; while a spit loaded with partridges was turning before the fire, and on each side of a large chimneypiece, over two chafing dishes, were boiling two stewpans, from which exhaled a double odor of rabbit and fish stews, rejoicing to the smell.
La 2eme place de cette competition de quatre jours, organisee par la Jumenterie de la Garde Royale de Tetouan, est revenue au cavalier Majid Djaidi sur "Lansquenet du Bisp".
It is set eight years on, when the chocolate shop in the French village of Lansquenet is now a ruined building owned by a incomer Ines Bencharki, her face hidden by a niqab.
La troisieme place de cette epreuve, ouverte aux chevaux de la categorie I, est revenue a Majid Djaidi, montant Lansquenet du Bips, qui a signe un chrono de 41.47 (sans faute).Le programme de cette competition comprenait 19 autres epreuves pour les categories criterium, cadets et juniors, comptant pour les qualifications des championnats du Maroc qui seront disputes dans le cadre de la Semaine du Cheval (28 mai-24 juin).
El bello espiritu de Erasmo fluyendo como de una fuente; el alegre carrillon de misas matinales; un clerigo que hace reir a la gente que va por el monte; es el clarin de fiesta partiendo de las cumbres mas altas, un baile de cornamuses improvisado en la era, o un lansquenet alegre que rie con la hostelera.
Transient Vianne Rocher and her 6-year-old daughter Anouk breeze into Lansquenet, a little French town.
LIFE has not changed for 100 years in the French town of Lansquenet...until Vianne Rocher (Juliette Binoche) arrives with her daughter Anouk.
Opening with the funeral in 1526 of 28-year-old Giovanni (Bulgarian newcomer Hristo Jivkov), the drama backtracks one week to chronicle his mission as leader of the papal mercenary army holding back the advancing German lansquenet forces of Charles V.
Guy de Pourtales ('s'il nayt a Berlin le 4 aout 1881 ...'), while Charles-Albert Cingria is quoted saying of himself 'Je suis Contantinopolitain, c'est-a-dire Italo-franc-levantin' while Cendrars claims to be 'le lansquenet suisse de la race d'Urs Graf '.