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- n. Plural form of bead.
- n. A beaded necklaces.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bead.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. several beads threaded together on a string
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Generally what we call the beads is only one third of the Rosary; that is, we can only say five mysteries on the beads unless we go over them three times.
Frost had gathered in beads on the leaves and stems of the reeds.
Â I used some of the same beads from the front for the rear cover, but not too many, as the beading is extremely time consuming.
The art of making flowers out of beads is many centuries old.
As a string of beads is the only attire which a negro child wears until it reaches the age of ten or eleven years old, the truth at once flashed upon Frank that the baboons were carrying off a native baby.
The city where women bare their breasts for beads is “conservative”?
The snowman was made from two tin beads used to calibrate electron microscope astigmatism.
She learned a shekere was one of those gourd thingies covered in beads like Sweet Honey used, and after a while she thought she was really in sync with everyone else.
And I'm thinking I might do the sea in beads rather than fibres, but again, we'll see what it wants when I get there.
Just as our ancestors traded in beads and Lenny in Strange Days traded in clips I could see markets emerging for the trade in Beeds.
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