Teest
Teest \Teest\, n. A tinsmith's stake, or small anvil. [1913 Webster]

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  • teest — ˈtēst noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : a small anvil …   Useful english dictionary

  • artiste — /ahr teest /; Fr. /annrdd teest /, n., pl. artistes / teests /; Fr. / teest /. an artist, esp. an actor, singer, dancer, or other public performer. [1815 25; < F; see ARTIST] * * * …   Universalium

  • Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville — Jean Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville [pronounce [ The name Jean Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville is pronounced, in the French manner, as Zhan Bap teest Lay Moin day Bee en veel or vill depending on regional accents in Canada, America or France.] ]… …   Wikipedia

  • Androuet du Cerceau — /ahonn drddooh e dyuu serdd soh / 1. Jacques /zhahk/, (Jacques Androuet), c1510 84, architect, author, and illustrator of architectural books. 2. his sons, Baptiste /bann teest /, c1544 1602, and Jacques, died 1614, French architects. 3 …   Universalium

  • batiste — /beuh teest , ba /, n. a fine, often sheer fabric, constructed in either a plain or figured weave and made of any of various natural or synthetic fibers. [1690 1700; < F; MF (toile de) ba(p)tiste, after Baptiste of Cambrai, said to have been… …   Universalium

  • Bernadotte — /berr neuh dot /; Fr. /berdd nann dawt /, n. Jean Baptiste Jules /zhahonn bann teest zhyuul/, 1764 1844, French marshal under Napoleon; as Charles XIV, king of Sweden and Norway 1818 44. * * * …   Universalium

  • Bienville — /byaonn veel /, n. Jean Baptiste Le Moyne /zhahonn bann teest leuh mwannn /, Sieur de /syuerdd deuh/, 1680 1768, French governor of Louisiana. * * * …   Universalium

  • Bordet — /bawr day /; Fr. /bawrdd de /, n. Jules Jean Baptiste Vincent /zhyuul zhahonn bann teest vaonn sahonn /, 1870 1961, Belgian physiologist and bacteriologist: Nobel prize for medicine 1919. * * * …   Universalium

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