Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Heavy.
  • n. An obsolete spelling of peasant.

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Examples

  • En lui donnant pour prueve que le midi je ne mangeais jamais car la fatigue pesant sur mon organisme ma fourchette qui au matin pesait le poids d'une plume est pour moi a l'heure du dejeuné impossible à soulever.

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  • J'ai repris du poids * yeux en coeur en se pesant* 64kg????!!!

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  • Pesez ensuite, aussi pesant de farine que la moitié de vos oeufs.

    Savoring The Past

  • Dès 1995, j'avais imaginé et dessiné des modèles de lecteurs électroniques permettant d'emporter sa bibliothèque avec soi et pesant comme un livre de poche.

    Entretiens / Interviews / Entrevistas

  • Pour dormir sur un sein mon front est trop pesant, 100

    Moïse

  • _La bataille est merveillose e pesant_, to quote the words of the _Song of Roland_, describing that other battle, between the Franks and the Moors, some sixty-five years later in the fatal pass of Roncesvalles; the Goths were overwhelmingly defeated, and Rodrigo disappeared in a most mysterious way, leaving his crown and sceptre upon the river bank.

    Women of the Romance Countries

  • And anon the Holy Ghost made her so pesant and heavy, that it seemed that her body were fixed to the ground, in such wise that for all the force and power that they could do they might not bear her over a little brook.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

  • Anon the ribalds would have drawn her from thence where she was, and have brought her to the bordel, but the Holy Ghost made her so pesant and heavy that in no wise might they move her from the place.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 2

  • That luminous indication which Flaubert gives of what the action of the scientific mind should be, _affranchissant esprit et pesant les mondes, sans haine, sans peur, sans pitie, sans amour et sans

    Father and Son: a study of two temperaments

  • Pendant une quinzaine, du 25 mai au 10 juin, j'ai pris à la mouche 82 truites pesant 42 livres.

    Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of Henry Reeve, C.B., D.C.L. In Two Volumes. Volume II.

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