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Bellarmine Bel"lar*mine, n. A stoneware jug of a pattern originated in the neighborhood of Cologne, Germany, in the 16th century. It has a bearded face or mask supposed to represent Cardinal Bellarmine, a leader in the Roman Catholic Counter Reformation, following the Reformation; -- called also {graybeard}, {longbeard}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Bellarmine — Bel lar*mine, n. A stoneware jug of a pattern originated in the neighborhood of Cologne, Germany, in the 16th century. It has a bearded face or mask supposed to represent Cardinal Bellarmine, a leader in the Roman Catholic Counter Reformation,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • graybeard — Bellarmine Bel lar*mine, n. A stoneware jug of a pattern originated in the neighborhood of Cologne, Germany, in the 16th century. It has a bearded face or mask supposed to represent Cardinal Bellarmine, a leader in the Roman Catholic Counter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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