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  • 21 periwig chair — a chair of c1700 having a high, caned back with an elaborately carved cresting. * * * …

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  • 22 periwig chair — a chair of c1700 having a high, caned back with an elaborately carved cresting …

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  • 23 Perwigged — Periwig Per i*wig, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perwigged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Perwigging}.] To dress with a periwig, or with false hair. Swift. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 24 Perwigging — Periwig Per i*wig, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perwigged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Perwigging}.] To dress with a periwig, or with false hair. Swift. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 25 Wig — A wig is a head of hair made from horse hair, human hair, wool, feathers, buffalo hair, or synthetic, worn on the head for fashion or various other aesthetic and stylistic reasons, including cultural and religious observance. The word wig is… …

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  • 26 Dog Latin — Dog Latin, Cod Latin, macaronic Latin, or mock Latin refers to the creation of a phrase or jargon in imitation of Latin,[1] often by directly translating English words (or those of other European languages) into Latin without conjugation or… …

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  • 27 1650-1700 in fashion — Fashion in the period 1650 1700 in Western European clothing is characterised by rapid change. Following the end of the Thirty Years War and the Restoration of England s Charles II, military influences in men s clothing were replaced by a brief… …

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  • 28 List of Special Operations Executive operations in World War II — Special Operations Executive (SOE)= * Aeneas (1944) mdash; Belgium * Arboretum (1944) mdash; Belgium, agents executed, few details of exact mission. * Aemilius (1944) mdash; Belgium, 3 August 1944, field name Lucie, Rockfort Marche region. *… …

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  • 29 Liste des operations du SOE — Liste des opérations du SOE Ce tableau présente la liste des opérations du Special Operations Executive (SOE). Les field names (noms de guerre) des agents sont ceux figurant entre guillemets et en italique, comme par exemple « Lucie ».… …

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  • 30 Liste des opérations du SOE — Ce tableau présente la liste des opérations du Special Operations Executive (SOE). Les noms de guerre (field names) des agents figurent entre guillemets. Nom de l’opération Année Pays Détails (traduction en cours) Aemilius 1944 Belgique 3 août,… …

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  • 31 Latin macaronique — (Latin: Lingua Latina Culinaria) ou latin de cuisine se réfère à la création d un expression ou jargon à l imitation de Latin qui se montre incorrecte ou macaronique. En anglais il est appelé Dog Latin. Parfois « latin macaronique »… …

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  • 32 wig — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. toupée, toupet, doily (sl.), divot (sl.), rug (sl.); peruke, periwig, switch, transformation; fall; headdress. See covering, ornament. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. periwig, peruke, postiche, artificial… …

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  • 33 pe|ruke — «puh ROOK», noun. a wig, especially of the kind worn by men in the 1600 s and 1700 s; periwig. ╂[< Middle French perruque (originally) head of hair, hairdress < Italian perrucca; origin uncertain. See etym. of doublet periwig. (Cf.… …

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  • 34 Peruke — Per uke, n. [F. perruque, It. perrucca, parrucca, fr. L. pilus hair. Cf. {Periwig}, {Wig}, {Peel} to strip off, {Plush}, {Pile} a hair.] A wig; a periwig. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 35 toupee — noun Etymology: French toupet forelock, from Old French, diminutive of top, toup, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German zopf tuft of hair more at top Date: 1728 1. a curl or lock of hair made into a topknot on a periwig or natural coiffure; …

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  • 36 Special Operations Executive — The Special Operations Executive (SOE), (sometimes referred to as the Baker Street Irregulars after Sherlock Holmes fictional group of helpers) was a British World War II organisation. It was initiated by Winston Churchill and Hugh Dalton in July …

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  • 37 Kenneth Branagh — Infobox actor name = Kenneth Branagh imagesize = birthname = Kenneth Charles Branagh birthdate = birth date and age|1960|12|10|df=y birthplace = Belfast, Northern Ireland deathdate = deathplace = occupation = actor, director spouse = Lindsey… …

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  • 38 The Broken Jug — First edition 1811 The Broken Jug (also sometimes translated The Broken Pitcher) (German: Der zerbrochne Krug) is a comedy written by the German playwright Heinrich von Kleist.[1] Kleist first conc …

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  • 39 Economic History of the Netherlands (1500 - 1815) — The Economic History of the Netherlands (1500 1815), is the history of an economy that some consider to be the first modern economy, continuously existing to this day. It covers the period from the time in which the geographic area currently… …

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  • 40 SOE en Allemagne — Article principal : Special Operations Executive. Le Special Operations Executive (« Direction des opérations spéciales ») est un service secret britannique qui opéra pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale dans tous les pays en guerre …

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