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  • 1 Pilgrim's staff — The pilgrim s staff is a walking stick used by pilgrim s on the Way of St. James to the shrine of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. [http://www.turismo.navarra.es/eng/propuestas/camino santiago/desarrollo/curiosidades.htm Pilgrim s Way to Santiago …

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  • 2 Pilgrim's hat — This article is about hat used by pilgrims on the Way of St. James. For hat associated with Puritan costume, see capotain. Saint James the Great with his pilgrim s staff. The hat is typical, but he often wears his emblem, the scallop shell on the …

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  • 3 Pilgrim Lutheran School, Chicago — [ 1921] Pilgrim Lutheran School, Chicago, is a Lutheran private school affiliated with Pilgrim Lutheran Church located in Chicago, IL. Collectively, the church and school are referred to as Pilgrim Lutheran Church and School. About the school… …

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  • 4 Jacob's staff — with four transom For the plant known as the ocotillo, sometimes called the Jacob s staff, see ocotillo. The Jacob s staff, also called a cross staff, a ballastella, a fore staff, or a balestilha is used to refer to several things. This can lead… …

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  • 5 The Pilgrim's Progress (opera) — The Pilgrim s Progress is an opera by Ralph Vaughan Williams, based on John Bunyan s allegory The Pilgrim s Progress . The composer himself described the work as a Morality rather than an opera, while nonetheless he intended the work to be… …

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  • 6 Jacob's staff — noun a rod with a sliding cursor formerly used for measuring distances and heights. Origin C16 (denoting a pilgrim s staff): alluding to St James (Jacobus in eccles. L.), whose symbols are a pilgrim s staff and a scallop shell …

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  • 7 Jacob's staff — Jacob Ja cob, n. [Cf. F. Jacob. See 2d {Jack}.] A Hebrew patriarch (son of Isaac, and ancestor of the Jews), who in a vision saw a ladder reaching up to heaven ( Gen. xxviii. 12); also called {Israel}. [1913 Webster] And Jacob said . . . with my… …

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  • 8 jacob's-staff — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun (plural jacob s staffs) Usage: usually capitalized J Etymology: Jacob s staff (pilgrim s staff) 1. : great mullein 2. : a plant of the genus Fouquieria …

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  • 9 The Pilgrim's Progress — For the Kula Shaker album, see Pilgrims Progress (album). The Pilgrim s Progress   …

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  • 10 Way of St. James — Infobox World Heritage Site WHS = Route of Santiago de Compostela State Party = ESP Type = Cultural Criteria = ii, iv, vi ID = 669 Region = Europe and North America Year = 1993 Session = 17th Link = http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/669The Way of St …

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  • 11 Santo Niño de Atocha — statue The Santo Niño de Atocha is a Roman Catholic depiction of the Child Jesus and is popular in the Hispanic cultures of Spain, Mexico, Philippines and the southwestern United States, especially New Mexico …

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  • 12 Coat of arms of Pope Benedict XVI — The coat of arms of Pope Benedict XVI The coat …

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  • 13 Bordone — This interesting surname has a number of possible sources. Firstly, the surname may be of Norman origin, introduced into England after the Conquest of 1066. It may derive from the Old French personal name Burdo (oblique case Burdon ), probably of …

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  • 14 Bourdon — This interesting surname has a number of possible sources. Firstly, the surname may be of Norman origin, introduced into England after the Conquest of 1066. It may derive from the Old French personal name Burdo (oblique case Burdon ), probably of …

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  • 15 Burdon — This interesting surname has a number of possible sources. Firstly, the surname may be of Norman origin, introduced into England after the Conquest of 1066. It may derive from the Old French personal name Burdo (oblique case Burdon ), probably of …

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  • 16 Burdoun — This interesting surname has a number of possible sources. Firstly, the surname may be of Norman origin, introduced into England after the Conquest of 1066. It may derive from the Old French personal name Burdo (oblique case Burdon ), probably of …

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  • 17 Flaithbertach Ua Néill — (before 978 ndash;1036) was king of Ailech, a kingdom of north west Ireland. He abdicated in 1030 and undertook a pilgrimage to Rome, for which reason he was known as Flaithbertach an Trostáin (Flaithbertach of the Pilgrim s staff). Following the …

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  • 18 Burden — This interesting surname has a number of possible sources. Firstly, the surname may be of Norman origin, introduced into England after the Conquest of 1066. It may derive from the Old French personal name Burdo (oblique case Burdon ), probably of …

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  • 19 Burdin — This interesting surname has a number of possible sources. Firstly, the surname may be of Norman origin, introduced into England after the Conquest of 1066. It may derive from the Old French personal name Burdo (oblique case Burdon ), probably of …

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  • 20 Tannhäuser — /tan hoy zeuhr, how /; Ger. /tahn hoy zeuhrdd/, n. 1. a German lyric poet of the 13th century: a well known legend tells of his stay with Venus in the Venusberg and his later repentance. 2. (italics) an opera (1845) by Richard Wagner. * * * born… …

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