Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See cavally.

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Examples

  • MySpace massimiliana ciaoooo!!!!!! mi chiamo massimiliana è ho un cavalllo di nome GARNET e uno di nome LEONES essi praticano salto ostacoli con me da tempo e con loro sono arrivata a saltare un '1.95 ho falto tantissime gare se siete come me fan dei cavalli contattatemi: massimilianandcavalli@hotmail. it

    Win With WILDFIRE | the TV addict

  • Again when he was singing ... when he was singing that celebrated air from “Matrimonio segreto,” Pria che spunti ... then he, il gran Garcia, after the words, “I cavalli di galoppo” — at the words, “Senza posa cacciera,” — listen, how stupendous, come è stupendo!

    The Torrents of Spring

  • The angel fish, so called for their uncommon splendour; the sheephead, so named from its having teeth like those of sheep; the cavalli, the mullet, the whiting, the plaice, and young bass, are all esteemed delicate food.

    An Historical Account of the Rise and Progress of the Colonies of South Carolina and Georgia, Volume 1

  • Lido, where the prettiest creatures are the little cavalli marini, or sea horses, roosting in the tiny submarine branches.

    A Wanderer in Venice

  • The cavalli mafiosi and the carts were stuck about with coloured feathers and festooned with bunches of garlic, with flowers, with lumps of lard, with little flags and ribbons, with garlands of caruba beans and with vetch.

    Castellinaria and Other Sicilian Diversions

  • Gregorio called them "cavalli mafiosi"; they were driving fast out of the city with coloured lights and fireworks.

    Castellinaria and Other Sicilian Diversions

  • Descending to prelates, he uses similar language (p. 64): 'non possa mai pervenire ad alcun grado di prelatura se non col favore del maestro della zecca, e quelle conviensela comprare all' incanto come si fa dei cavalli in fiera. '

    Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7) The Age of the Despots

  • 'Condottiere' was derived from the circumstance that he was said to have received a _Condotta di venti cavalli_, and so forth.

    Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, First Series

  • The old fittings -- brass sea-horses or _cavalli_, steel prow or

    New Italian sketches

  • His title "Condottiere" was derived from the circumstance that he was said to have received a _Condotta di venti cavalli_, and so forth.

    New Italian sketches

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