tarbrush


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tarbrush

n a touch of the tarbrush (pej inf)schwarzes Blut
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One day during this summer the groom cleaned and dressed me with such extraordinary care that I thought some new change must be at hand; he trimmed my fetlocks and legs, passed the tarbrush over my hoofs, and even parted my forelock.
It's a land of stark gypsum buttes and rocky badlands soil, steel dinosaurs sucking precious crude oil from dusty ground and into ugly steel tanks, draws marked by squat blueberry junipers, tarbrush and cactus, the occasional lonely cottonwood marking a wet spot in desert-like surroundings.
It also becomes a signifier of his potential deviation from the ideology of racial purity and "unnatural" sympathy for the native, as Ellis interprets it as an effect of Flory having "a lick of the tarbrush" (34).
Well Mr Blair is a Scotsman, as are most of the senior Westminster ministers so will Mr Williams be writing to the Scottish newspapers to vent his anger or is it too convenient to ignore the Celtic connection and again get the overused tarbrush out?
She shamed the rampaging men outside, reminding them how many of their families had been attended to by the same Tamil doctor whose house they were now attacking because he refused to tarbrush the Tamil lettering from the sign outside his surgery.
LTER research concentrates on the Jornada's five major habitat types of the northern Chihuahuan Desert: black grama grassland, creosotebrush shrub, mesquite dunes, tarbrush shrublands, and playas, low-lying, grassy, infrequently flooded areas.
Plants consisted primarily of widely scattered lechuguilla, Torrey yucca, creosote, tarbrush (Flourensia cernua) and false agave (Hechtia scariosa).
Once gratuitously smeared with Israel Lobby's anti-Semite tarbrush, few activists, intellectuals or even lay people escape public repudiation and instantaneous marginalization.
Beautiful as the day is long, absolutely--and then, depending on the speaker, a further graphic detail might follow--but, you know, with just a touch of the tarbrush. Some sort of Hispanic.
Other abundant plants include creosote bushes (Larrea, Zygophyllaceae), mimosoid legumes such as mesquites (Prosopis), acacias (Acacia), caesalpinoid legumes such as Jerusalem thorn (Parkinsonia), palo verde (Cercidium), Fabaceae such as chanar (Geoffroea), desert ironwood (Olneya), tarbrush, (Flourensia, Aster-aceae), and frankenias (Frankenia, Frankeniaceae).
But how, in fact, can you be absolutely certain that a slight taint of the "tarbrush" hasn't swept over your maternal line?