Pope's head
Pope's head Pope's head A long-handled brush for dusting ceilings, etc., also for washing windows. [Cant] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • pope's head — noun : a long handled brush usually used for dusting ceilings or washing windows …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pope's Head Alley, Cornhill —    North out of Lombard Street, at No.72, to Cornhill at No. 18 (P.O. Directory). In Cornhill and Langbourne Wards.    First mention: 1624 (L. and P. Ed. VI., etc., Dom. S. Vol. XI. p.163).    Former name: Popes Hedes Entre, 19 H. VII. 1503 (Lond …   Dictionary of London

  • Pope's Head Alley —    In Broad Street (Strype, ed. 1755 Boyle, 1799). Not named in the maps …   Dictionary of London

  • Pope's Head Court —    In Bell Yard (Strype, ed. 1755 Boyle, 1799). Not named in the maps …   Dictionary of London

  • Pope's eye — Pope Pope (p[=o]p), n. [AS. p[=a]pa, L. papa father, bishop. Cf. {Papa}, {Papal}.] 1. Any ecclesiastic, esp. a bishop. [Obs.] Foxe. [1913 Webster] 2. The bishop of Rome, the head of the Roman Catholic Church. See {Note} under {Cardinal}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pope's nose — Pope Pope (p[=o]p), n. [AS. p[=a]pa, L. papa father, bishop. Cf. {Papa}, {Papal}.] 1. Any ecclesiastic, esp. a bishop. [Obs.] Foxe. [1913 Webster] 2. The bishop of Rome, the head of the Roman Catholic Church. See {Note} under {Cardinal}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • History of Pope's Creek (Virginia) — Popes Creek is a small tidal tributary stream of the Potomac River in Westmoreland County, Virginia. The George Washington Birthplace National Monument lies in Popes Creek s estuary. Variant names The following variant names for the creek have… …   Wikipedia

  • To lose one's head — Lose Lose (l[=oo]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lost} (l[o^]st; 115) p. pr. & vb. n. {Losing} (l[=oo]z [i^]ng).] [OE. losien to loose, be lost, lose, AS. losian to become loose; akin to OE. leosen to lose, p. p. loren, lorn, AS. le[ o]san, p. p. loren… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pope —     The Pope     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Pope     (Ecclesiastical Latin papa from Greek papas, a variant of pappas father, in classical Latin pappas Juvenal, Satires 6:633).     The title pope, once used with far greater latitude (see below …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Boniface VIII —     Pope Boniface VIII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Boniface VIII     (BENEDETTO GAETANO)     Born at Anagni about 1235; died at Rome, 11 October, 1303. He was the son of Loffred, a descendant of a noble family originally Spanish, but long… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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