quern


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quern

 (kwûrn)
n.
A primitive hand-turned grain mill.

[Middle English querne, from Old English cweorn; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots.]

quern

(kwɜːn)
n
(Agriculture) a stone hand mill for grinding corn
[Old English cweorn; related to Old Frisian quern, Old High German kurn, Old Norse kverna, Gothic quairnus millstone]

quern


(kwûrn),
n.
a primitive, hand-operated mill for grinding grain.
[before 950; Middle English; Old English cweorn; akin to Old Norse kvern hand-mill]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quern - a primitive stone mill for grinding corn by handquern - a primitive stone mill for grinding corn by hand
milling machinery, grinder, mill - machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing
Translations
handmolen

quern

[kwɜːn] Nmolinillo m de mano

quern

nHand- or Drehmühle f; (Archeol) → Mahlstein m
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beehive quern | The beehive quern was the earliest type of rotary quern to appear in the British Isles.
Finds include pottery, a whetstone for tool sharpening, part of a quern stone for grinding grain, ironworking slag and over 50 coloured glass beads from a necklace or bracelet.
"This season the entirety of the final phase of a mud-plaster hearth was revealed, with a quern left in situ on top, and an adjacent large stone basin sitting on the terminal deposits of the building," the department said.
Leicester, as he apprehends the king, actually quotes the Roman playwright: "Too true it is: quern dies vidit veniens superbum, / Hunc dies vidit fugiens iacentem" (4.7.53-54); Jasper Heywood translates the lines as "Whom dawne of day hath seene in pryde to raygne, / Hym overthrowne hath seene the evening late." (37)
E a dor territorializada, do lugar de quern fala a partir da perda, do enfrentamento, da saudade que e forca, da memoria que e fe e perseveranca.
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In this text, the author of Quern dara o golpe no Brasil?
(27) The latest bibliographical reference in the Grottammare notebook is to Claude Levi-Strauss's La pensee sauvage (The Savage Mind), from 1962--a year to be regarded as a terminus ante quern non.
Quern deus perdere vult prius dementat, or as John Dryden renders the Latin proverb in an elegant heroic couplet, "For those whom God to ruin has design'd, / He fits for fate, and first destroys their mind." This sententia ordinarily applies to individual men and women, either historical or literary, who make tragic errors leading to catastrophe because they fail to perceive or to come to terms with reality.
For example, the Introit declaims the twelfth verse of Psalm 32, "Beata gens, cujus est Dominus Deus eorum: populus quern elegit Dominus in hereditatem sibi" (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord: the people whom He hath chosen for his inheritance).