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oxhide

(ˈɒksˌhaɪd)
n
(Tanning) leather made from the hide of an ox
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oxhide

[ˈɒkshaɪd] Ncuero m de buey
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The strap of the helmet that went under his chin was choking him, and Menelaus would have dragged him off to his own great glory had not Jove's daughter Venus been quick to mark and to break the strap of oxhide, so that the empty helmet came away in his hand.
But leave a sword and a spear apiece for yourself and me, and a couple of oxhide shields so that we can snatch them up at any moment; Jove and Minerva will then soon quiet these people.
So they sat silent in their craft for fear, and did not loose the sheets throughout the black, hollow ship, nor lowered the sail of their dark-prowed vessel, but as they had set it first of all with oxhide ropes, so they kept sailing on; for a rushing south wind hurried on the swift ship from behind.
The blind features Barronett's Oxhide premium bonded fabric and rugged HD construction, with a low-sheen Backwoods camouflage layer bonded to a no-scratch black interior, The Ox 4 also sports Barronett's Ninja adaptable window system, weighs just 28 pounds and comes with a backpack-style carrying case.
This five-sided blind, which boasts a 72" ceiling height and a footprint of over 41 square feet, is covered in the new OxHide fabric.
The tokens - small clay pieces in a range of simple shapes, including basic spheres, discs and triangles to tokens that resemble oxhide and bull heads - are thought to have been used as a rudimentary bookkeeping system in prehistoric times.
No less concerned with the quotidian, albeit on a smaller scale, is Liu Jiayin's Oxhide II (2009), a nine-shot, 132-minute film that applies a rigorous cinematic formalism to an intimate family gathering.
The topics include miniature ingots from Cyprus, a newly rediscovered Cypriot tripod stand in the Florence Archaeological Museum, the triangular daggers of pre-palatial Crete, the Mochlos sistrum and its origins, searching for the Early Bronze Age Aegean metallurgist's toolkit, the metallurgy of iron during the early years of the Iron Age, metal exchange in Italy from the Middle to the Final Bronze Age 14th-11th century BCE, and three copper oxhide ingots in the Sanhurfa Archaeology Museum in Turkey.
"There really are many people who are filming in this format, which is the independent cinema in China," said Chinese filmmaker Liu Jiayin, whose movie "Oxhide II" is in the film festival.
Director Liu Jiayin, whose "Oxhide" and "Oxhide II" have attracted almost over-the-top praise from film critics, will be in town April 9 and 10 to screen her two experimental digital films at the Bijou.
23.200-01) (Decorating with both gold and silver and ivory; And on it I stretched a thong of oxhide shining with crimson.) Once again, there is also important evidence in Linear B.