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  • proper n. The lake in Hyde Park, London.


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  • I also really like "Serpentine" - an actual word, but it also combines Serpent with Martine!

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  • Le Chat Noir l'Eau Sineaux or in English Serpentine

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  • Now, look a bit south of and east of Posidonius and almost parallel to the terminator for a curious feature known as the Serpentine Ridge, or more properly as Dorsa Smirnov and the accompanying Dorsa Lister.

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  • The Order of the Serpentine is a sacred brotherhood of young men who have had questionable hook-ups, but as occasional mating game mistakes are made, these guys can renew, refresh and live without regret by participating in The Order's daily shedding ritual with Snake Peel Body Scrub, the official scrub of The Order of the Serpentine.

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  • VICKERS: He did indeed attend an establishment which was called the Serpentine Rhino Club near Slough.

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  • Joe Veterans for Truth, a nonprofit arm of a little-known think tank called Serpentine Enterprises, the veterans -- low-level G.I.

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  • Londoner, who calls the Serpentine a river, and dignifies a pond of a few roods in extent with the name of a lake.

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  • There is a great piece of water here called the Serpentine, because it curves round like a serpent, and anyone can hire a boat and go for a row, and sometimes the whole of the water is covered with boats.

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  • The Serpentine is a lovely lake, and there is a drowned forest at the bottom of it.

    Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

  • Hunt caustically remarked that a criticism might be made on Kensington that it has "a Palace which is no palace, Gardens which are no gardens, and a river called the Serpentine which is neither serpentine nor a river," yet in spite of this the Palace, the Gardens, and the river annually give pleasure to thousands, and possess attractions of their own by no means despicable.

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