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quatorze

(kəˈtɔːz)
n
(Card Games) cards a set of cards worth 14 points in piquet
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The formal monotonous ticking of the Louis Quatorze clock annoyed him.
Wine, wax-lights, comestibles, rouge, crinoline-petticoats, diamonds, wigs, Louis- Quatorze gimcracks, and old china, park hacks, and splendid high- stepping carriage horses--all the delights of life, I say,--would go to the deuce, if people did but act upon their silly principles and avoid those whom they dislike and abuse.
Cette cache contient deux lance-roquettes de type RPG-2, quatre mitrailleuses de type PKT, deux fusils mitrailleurs de type FMPK, quatre mitrailleuses de type RPK, quatorze pistolets mitrailleurs de type Kalachnikov, sept fusils semi-automatiques de type Simonov, et sept fusils a repetition, ainsi qu'une importante quantite de munitions de differents calibres, a precise le communique du ministere de la Defense nationale.
QUATORZE is an intriguing contender for French handler Francois Rohaut in the Ladbrokes Lady Wulfruna Stakes in Wolverhampton today.
Os quatorze artigos que compoem o dossie, compostos por pesquisadores de diferentes nacionalidades, oferecem uma ampla e rica reflexao acerca dos modos como os textos literarios, a partir dos procedimentos que lhe sao proprios, permitem configurar e problematizar distintas formas de historicidade.
Traditionally French people dance in the streets and fire stations on the eve of the Quatorze Juillet, known in English as Bastille Day.
Formally called La FAaAaAeA te Nationa (National Celebration) and commonly Le Quatorze Juillet (the Fourteenth of July), Bastille Day commemorates the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789 and the FAaAaAeA te de la FAaAaAeA@dAaAaAeA@ration which was held on its anniversary in 1780.
Le site electronique algerien TSA (Tout sur l'Algerie ) avait indique auparavant , sur la base d'informations recueillies aupres d'une source securitaire algerienne , que quatorze militaires ont trouve la mort dans une attaque terroriste pres de Tizi Ouzou.
Trois moines bouddhistes et quatorze autres personnes avaient ete arretes, puis liberes, car personne n'avait porte plainte.
Quatorze pays d'Afrique avaient sollicite une collaboration avec la Fondation Lalla Salma dans le domaine de la prevention et du controle du cancer, et de nombreuses conventions ont ete signees.
Christie's spokesmen had promised "a blockbuster" sale Sunday, aiming for more than $215 million, with a centerpiece in Degas's landmark sculpture "Petite danseuse de quatorze ans," then estimated at $25-35 million.
The evening's top price was achieved by Henri Matisse's spectacular Bouquet pour le quatorze juillet, the artist's emotional celebration of the first Bastille Day following World War I, which totaled $28,642,500 (est.