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  • n. Plural form of foliage.


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  • It is true that the foliages are a little more luxuriant in this Wenzel-book than in the earliest examples of the style seen in England, but the twenty years which had elapsed would easily account for this difference.

    Illuminated Manuscripts

  • Kim said this on November 2, 2008 at 10:28 am | Reply this is great! i really am drawn to these dark foliages too.

    Black And Blood « Fairegarden

  • The General Instruction course covers the use of all standard commercial flowers and foliages, new and unusual flowers and foliages, exotics, dried botanicals, and basic techniques of designing.

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  • The development work with tropical tree foliages as protein sources has been in the field of ruminant production systems.

    1. Tree products in agroecosystems: economic and policy issues.

  • Elsewhere meadows alternated with forests of banice, white oak, shrack, interstellar yew; through the clear air the foliages - dark green, crimson, sooty ocher, pale green - glowed like colors painted on black velvet.

    Marune: Alastor 933

  • It generally has a bold, projecting moulding above and below, and is carved [v. 03 p. 0309] sometimes with foliages, but in general with cusped circles or quatrefoils, in which frequently are shields of arms.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"

  • The first had great foliages of coarse mane and tail; the other, a splendid beast that would kill himself for you, did not run to hair.

    Child and Country A Book of the Younger Generation

  • The ridges of pine foliages broke against the sky miles and miles in splendid sweep.

    Wayside Courtships

  • The ridges of pine foliages broke against the sky, miles and miles, in splendid sweep.

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  • When he separated embraces of trees and vines the disturbed foliages waved their arms and turned their face leaves toward him.

    The Red Badge of Courage


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