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  • 1 ornament — [or′nə mənt; ] for v. [, ôr′nəment΄] n. [OFr ornement < L ornamentum < ornare, to adorn (akin to ordinare: see ORDAIN)] 1. anything serving to adorn; decoration; embellishment; also, a desirable or needed adjunct 2. a person whose character …

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  • 2 ornamental — a. Embellishing, serving for ornament …

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  • 3 Western architecture — Introduction       history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present.       The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the… …

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  • 4 jewelry — /jooh euhl ree/, n. 1. articles of gold, silver, precious stones, etc., for personal adornment. 2. any ornaments for personal adornment, as necklaces or cuff links, including those of base metals, glass, plastic, or the like. Also, esp. Brit.,… …

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  • 5 Palmette — era to decorate: # the fronts of ante fixae, # the upper portion of the stele or vertical tombstones, # the and its continuation as a decorative frieze on the walls of the same, and # the cymatium of a cornice. Though generally known as the… …

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  • 6 stud — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English stod, from Old English stōd; akin to Old Church Slavic stado flock and probably to Old High German stān to stand more at stand Date: before 12th century 1. a. a group of animals and… …

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  • 7 ART — This article is arranged according to the following outline: Antiquity to 1800 INTRODUCTION: JEWISH ATTITUDE TO ART biblical period the sanctuary and first temple period second temple period after the fall of jerusalem relation to early christian …

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  • 8 Roman censor — A Censor was a magistrate of high rank in the ancient Roman Republic. This position (called censura) was responsible for maintaining the census, supervising public morality, and overseeing certain aspects of the government s finances.The censors… …

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  • 9 Michel de Montaigne — Lord Michel Eyquem de Montaigne Full name Lord Michel Eyquem de Montaigne Born February 28, 1533 Château de Montaigne Died September 13, 1592 …

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  • 10 Cathedral and John Connon School — Infobox School2 name = Cathedral and John Connon School motto = Clarum Efficiunt Studia ( Studies Maketh Famous ) established = 1860 type = Private School locale = Fort, Mumbai grades = Lower 1 12 head name = Principal head = Mrs. Meera Isaacs… …

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  • 11 Church of God of Prophecy — logo Classification Protestant Orientation Holiness Pentecostal Geographical areas Worldwide Founder A. J. Tomlinson Origin …

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  • 12 Architecture parlante — The phrase architecture parlante (“speaking architecture”) refers to the concept of buildings that explain their own function or identity.The phrase was originally associated with Claude Nicolas Ledoux, and was extended to other Paris trained… …

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  • 13 chain — /tʃeɪn / (say chayn) noun 1. a connected series of metal or other links for connecting, drawing, confining, restraining, etc., or for ornament. 2. something that binds or restrains. 3. (plural) bonds or fetters. 4. (plural) bondage. 5. a series… …

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  • 14 Panel — Pan el, n. [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d {Pane}.] 1. (Arch.) A sunken compartment with raised margins, molded or otherwise, as in ceilings, wainscotings,… …

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  • 15 Panel game — Panel Pan el, n. [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d {Pane}.] 1. (Arch.) A sunken compartment with raised margins, molded or otherwise, as in ceilings,… …

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  • 16 Panel house — Panel Pan el, n. [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d {Pane}.] 1. (Arch.) A sunken compartment with raised margins, molded or otherwise, as in ceilings,… …

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  • 17 Panel saw — Panel Pan el, n. [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d {Pane}.] 1. (Arch.) A sunken compartment with raised margins, molded or otherwise, as in ceilings,… …

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  • 18 Panel thief — Panel Pan el, n. [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d {Pane}.] 1. (Arch.) A sunken compartment with raised margins, molded or otherwise, as in ceilings,… …

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  • 19 ornamental — I. adjective Date: 1646 of, relating to, or serving as ornament; specifically grown as an ornamental • ornamentally adverb II. noun Date: 1650 a decorative object; especially a plant cultivated for its beauty rather than for use …

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  • 20 Big Mac — For other uses, see Big Mac (disambiguation). McDonald s Big Mac McDonald s Big Mac …

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