Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In carpentry, a piece nailed to a rafter to strengthen it when decayed.

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Examples

  • Dinanzi a me non fuor cose create se non etterne, e io etterno duro.

    veruscio Diary Entry

  • He joined the band of _fuor-usciti_, or "turned-out," who were at that time plotting to reverse their fortunes.

    Heroes of Modern Europe

  • "Non viste mai fuor ch 'alla prima gente" -- typifying the cardinal virtues; the three different coloured steps to the door of Purgatory; [6] and thickening into the elaborate apocalyptic allegory of the griffin and the car of the church, the eagle and the mystic tree in the last cantos of the "Purgatorio."

    A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century

  • Che non sorgeva fuor del marin suolo, [40] as Ulysses says, in Dante's poem, of his voyage to the southern hemisphere.

    Impressions of South Africa

  • For Dante, the amiable and devout materialism of the middle age sanctifies all that is presented by hand and eye; while Michelangelo is always pressing forward from the outward beauty -- il bel del fuor che agli occhi piace, to apprehend the unseen beauty; trascenda nella forma universale -- that abstract form of beauty, about which the Platonists reason.

    The Renaissance: studies in art and poetry

  • "Non vi maravigliate che io vi abbi scritto alle volte cosi stizosamente, che io ò alle volte di gran passione, per molte cagioni che avengono a chi è fuor di casa."

    Renaissance in Italy Volume 3 The Fine Arts

  • Michelangelo is always pressing forward from the outward beauty -- il bel del fuor che agli occhi piace -- to apprehend the unseen beauty; trascenda nella forma universale -- that abstract form of beauty, about which the Platonists reason.

    The Renaissance Studies in Art and Poetry

  • Alle 9 ore, qualche volta anche alle dieci mi svelgio, e poi andiamo fuor di casa, e poi pranziamo da un trattore, e dopo pranzo scriviamo, e poi sortiamo, e indi ceniamo, ma che cosa?

    The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  • _O immaginativa, che si ne rubi delle cose di fuor_, how infinitely more precious are the inward ones thou givest in return!

    Among My Books First Series

  • St. Agnes, in a pretty church dedicated to her _fuor delle Porte_, where it is supposed she suffered martyrdom; and why?

    Observations and Reflections Made in the Course of a Journey through France, Italy, and Germany, Vol. I

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