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  • n. Plural form of picture.
  • n. The cinema
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of picture.


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  • Just as we know that youthful readers like a story-book all the better when it has got pictures in it; so God taught the early church, when it was in a state of "_childhood_," by means of similar _pictures_ or _types_; and the present was one of them.

    The Cities of Refuge: or, The Name of Jesus A Sunday book for the young

  • While I know we have yet to share all the pictures from our Victorian Christmas celebration (which is not to say we don't have any pictures*), the house has been looking holiday-ready for weeks.

    Museum Blogs

  • Brucemister wants lots of pictures (how else will he know if I’ve been with boys?) and says he might have an attachment for The Thing to take pictures…

    super-suzan Diary Entry

  • For copyright purposes, it may not be possible to post a hi-resauthor photo or certain pictures from the book.

    2009 January « The Book Publicity Blog

  • The word pictures Toffler uses to describe the headlong rush of the future into our present-day lives engender in me a feeling of anxiety, apprehension, and a desire to retreat.

    Stress and the Manager

  • Courtesy of Dr. Stella This room has a painting of a camera and film on the wall because it's where Dr. Stella takes x-rays, or what he refers to as "pictures of your teeth."

    Taking the Pain Out of Dental Care

  • Probably the first thing that one notices when looking at the pictures is the beautiful palm trees.

    Sao Paulo Exotic Villa by Isay Weinfeld

  • Are you telling me the person who draws the pictures is an author of [...]

    Credits report

  • He survived a fall off the building and the symbol he scrawled on the pictures is his own mark.

    How Do You Like Heroes Season 2 So Far?

  • Bilbo, the lighting in most of your pictures is an aspect to be desired.

    The last straw(berry) .........or not

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