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.
In the new book - the third featuring Vianne - the heroine leaves Paris and returns to the French village of Lansquenet, where her chocolate shop was based, after receiving a letter from beyond the grave.
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.
It is set eight years on, during Ramadan, when the chocolate shop in the rural French village of Lansquenet is now a ruined building owned by incomer Ines Bencharki, her face hidden by a niqab (veil).
99) Harris takes the magicallygifted chocolatier Vianne Rocher and her two daughters back to Lansquenet, the village where it all began.
It is set eight years on, when the deliciously sinful chocolate shop in the rural French village of Lansquenet is now a ruined building owned by a mysterious incomer Ines Bencharki, her face hidden by a niqab (a veil worn by Muslim women).
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.
Si solo ves como poeticas las nebulosas tradiciones de otros tiempos y de otros paises: figurate, porque la imaginacion lo puede todo, que eres un menestral que viaja en compania de un paladin de la Edad Media, quien con ochenta lansquenet [sic] va a darle caza al Jabali de las Ardenas [.
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.