Graves
Graves Graves, n. pl. The sediment of melted tallow. Same as {Greaves.} [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Graves — (pronEng|ˈgrɑːv, meaning gravelly land in French) is an important subregion of the Bordeaux wine region . Graves is situated on the left bank of the Garonne river, in the upstream part of the region, southeast of the city Bordeaux and stretch… …   Wikipedia

  • graves — [ grav ] n. f. pl. et n. m. • 1380 grave « gravier »; var. de 1. grève 1 ♦ N. f. pl. Géol. Terrains tertiaires de la Gironde. 2 ♦ N. m. (grave 1648; vin de Graves 1545) Vin des vignobles poussant sur les graves. Un excellent graves. ⊗ HOM. Grave …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Graves — Graves, Robert R. * * * (as used in expressions) Graves, enfermedad de Graves, Michael Graves, Robert (von Ranke) Graves, Robert James Simcoe, John Graves …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Graves — (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. L appellation d origine contrôlée : Graves (AOC). Nancy Graves, la peintre et sculpteur américaine. Peter Graves, l acteur américain. Ce… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Graves — Graves1 [gräv] n. a red or white wine from the Graves district of the Bordeaux region Graves2 [grāvz] Robert (Ranke) 1895 1985; Eng. poet, novelist, & critic …   English World dictionary

  • Graves — (spr. grāw ), weiße und rote Bordeauxweine des Depart. Gironde. Sie sind körperreich und dauerhaft; die roten werden meist als Médoc verkauft …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Graves — (spr. grahw), Bordeauxweine von der Gironde …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Graves — (Graw), eine Sorte Bordeauxwein …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Graves — Graves, Rob|ert (1895 1985) a British poet and writer whose most famous works are his novels set in ancient Roman times, I, Claudius and Claudius the God, and for his description of his life as a soldier in World War I, Goodbye to All That …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Graves — (izg. gréivz), Robert von Ranke (1895 1985) DEFINICIJA engleski pjesnik, esejist i romanopisac; proučavao i pisao studije iz povijesti i mitologije (Ja, Klaudije; Grčki mitovi, Hebrejski mitovi), lansirao tezu da je pisanje vrsta psihoterapije …   Hrvatski jezični portal

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”