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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of rebate-plane used in finishing rebates in joiners' work.

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  • The press supplied the details: he was a poet of vaguely modern style, perhaps homosexual, by the name of Guillaume Apollinaire, who aroused suspicion when a friend of his who worked at the Louvre either sold him or gave him as a present a small Iberian statue, which he in turn had stolen from the museum.

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  • Thirteenth-century kings of England and France were sometimes depicted as shocked, irate, and vengeful on hearing the rumors, as shown by Philip Augustus's "rancor" in Guillaume's text amd by Henry III's outburst in the ballad of Hugh of Lincoln.

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Charles-Edouard Guillaume, is undeniably the foremost metrologist of today.

    Nobel Prize in Physics 1920 - Presentation Speech

  • If ruth had taken a moment to check Guillaume’s blog, she would have seen that Guillaume is French and that English is his second language.

    The French bloggers « BuzzMachine

  • Then on we went once more, still very slowly, still stopping again and again, sometimes for an hour at a stretch, until, half numbed by the cold, weary of stamping our feet, and still ravenous, we reached the little town of Sillé-le-Guillaume, which is not more than eight or nine miles from Conlie.

    My Days of Adventure The Fall of France, 1870-71

  • Some time before, a shepherd lad of Gévaudan, by name Guillaume, while tending his flocks at the foot of the Lozère Mountains and guarding them from wolf and lynx, had a revelation concerning the realm of

    The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2

  • In 1898, well before he made his name, Lutyens was given the commission by a French banker called Guillaume Mallet - Antoine Bouchayer-Mallet's great-grandfather.

    BBC News - Home

  • As a general thing the writers were at once painters and calligraphers, such as Guillaume de St. Evroult, "Scriptor et librorum illuminator"

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • The most prolific writer on the Rule of St. Francis was St. Bonaventure, who was compelled to answer fierce adversaries, such as Guillaume de Saint-Amour and others.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • There he became friends with a number of French poets and important writers such as Guillaume Apollinaire, Pierre Reverdy, and most importantly, the American expatriate, writer Gertrude Stein, and her brother, art collector Leo Stein.

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