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  • Finally, in this selective list, I would recall that well known insigne which is guaranteed to raise more heat under more collars in the shortest possible time.

    Ceremonial and Insignia—Some Considerations

  • Fuera de un brevísimo círculo de incondicionales, que se intercambian la poca información disponible en español sobre este insigne anglo-francés, nadie podría responder a esta pregunta.

    Hilaire, el Combatiente Necesario

  • Enfin plutot lui piker son insigne de Kogarasumaru (son equipe de air treck) accroché a sa veste.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Quis trigesimum annum natus nullum amoris causa peregit insigne facinus? ego de me facio conjecturam, quem amor in mille pericula misit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • At Suetonius mira constantia medios inter hostes Londinium perrexit, cognomento quidem coloni� non insigne, sed copia negociatorum & commeatu maxime celebre.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • [2835] The old Latin version renders episemon, insigne, illustrious, but there seems to be a reference to the Valentinian notion of the mystic number of 888 formed (10+8+200+70+400+200) by the numerical value of the letters in the word 'Iesous.

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • His role was Comet; the insigne shone argent across his breast.

    Genesis

  • * Tanti mysterii insigne statui in pudendis partibus: [1147] 1

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1

  • The latter kept the barhops busy — young men and women wearing black T-shirts with the pirate insigne.

    The Cat Who Came To Breakfast

  • The Africans have a partisan look: pieces here and there of old Wehrmacht and SS uniform, tattered civilian clothes, only one insigne in common, worn wherever it will show, a painted steel device in red, white and blue, thus:

    Gravity's Rainbow

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  • Insigne means distinguished, in a good or bad way; eminent, noted, remarkable (Oxford English Dictionary).

    August 14, 2011