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  • n. Plural form of parasol.


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  • Butterfly's first vocal entrance is offstage, accompanied by a women's chorus; Daniels brought the women onstage, where they sang in a beautiful controlled hush some of the best singing I've heard from the WNO chorus that was undermined by their lining up and twirling their parasols like some form of Japanese chorus line.

    Anne Midgette reviews Washington National Opera's 'Madama Butterfly'

  • It showed a large, open square and aside from a bunch of people walking around with parasols and top hats, the square seemed strangely empty.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • Apart from all the people with parasols and top hats strolling across it.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • Because of the time pressure, Paul had spent most of his time jumping back and forth between job sites, his army jeep plowing through bomb-battered roads of liquid mud and spraying the oozing slush on the local populace, who crowded the streets with their rickshaws, black pigs on ropes, varnished parasols, and steaming baskets of noodles.

    A Covert Affair

  • What about those 19th century French ad posters for lemon seltzer and parasols?

    Ketone Deficiency

  • Ben DeSot Ms. Gist explained how women might use parasols to flirt and signal their interest in a man by opening or twirling them.

    How to Dress a Victorian Lady

  • It's not the first electric car -- you can Google up photos of women in bustles, petticoats and parasols riding around in goofy-looking electrics at the turn of the last century.

    Gene and the Machine: The shocking truth about the electric Volt

  • There were so many men wearing pale linen suits and Panama hats, and women in white dresses and matching parasols, that the wharves looked whiter than the sands of

    Excerpt: Honolulu by Alan Brennert

  • They also carried umbrellas or parasols, which can be done today as well.

    Norwegian Artist Hans Gude, 1825-1903

  • This tulip-like shaped parasols are available in a variety of sizes, from four to nine-by-nine meters.

    Tulipa Vase


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