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  • hipped — adj. 1. having hips; or, having hips of a specified type; used in combination; as, wide hipped. [WordNet sense 1] [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Architecture) peaked and having sloping ends rather than gables; of roofs; as, a hipped roof has sloping ends… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hawaiian architecture — is a distinctive style of architectural arts developed and employed primarily in the Hawaiian Islands of the present day United States mdash; buildings and various other structures indicative of the people of Hawaiokinai and the environment and… …   Wikipedia

  • broad — Synonyms and related words: Jane, Jezebel, abstract, accented, aleatoric, aleatory, alveolar, amorphous, ample, amplitudinous, apical, apico alveolar, apico dental, approximate, articulated, artless, assimilated, babe, baby, back, bad woman,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …   Universalium

  • French architecture — History: BaroqueClassicismEmpire Styles French provincialOne of the most distinctive characteristics of many French buildings is the tall second story windows, often arched at the top, that break through the cornice and rise above the eaves. This …   Wikipedia

  • 1700-1750 in fashion — Fashion in the period 1700 1750 in European and European influenced countries is characterized by a widening, full skirted silhouette for both men and women following the tall, narrow look of the 1680s and 90s. Wigs remained essential for men of… …   Wikipedia

  • Somerford Keynes — is also the name of a character in the Rutshire Chronicles books by Jilly Cooper. History A series of salvage excavations at Spratsgate Lane from 1986 to 1988, before the creation of the Cotswold Water Park, revealed part of an Iron Age and Roman …   Wikipedia

  • Cro-Magnon — /kroh mag neuhn, non, man yeuhn/, n. 1. an Upper Paleolithic population of humans, regarded as the prototype of modern Homo sapiens in Europe. Skeletal remains found in an Aurignacian cave in southern France indicate that the Cro Magnon had long… …   Universalium

  • jodhpurs — jodh·purs (jŏdʹpərz) pl.n. Wide hipped riding pants of heavy cloth, fitting tightly from knee to ankle.   [After Jodhpur.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Höflich, Lucie — (Helena Lucie von Holwede, 1883 1956)    Actress, manager, teacher. Flaxen haired, wide hipped, and flat chested (John Willett, The Theatre of the Weimar Republic [New York: Holmes and Meier, 1988], 163), Höflich was an ideal peasant type in… …   Historical dictionary of German Theatre

  • beam — {{11}}beam (n.) O.E. beam originally living tree, but by late 10c. also rafter, post, ship s timber, from W.Gmc. *baumaz (Cf. O.Fris. bam tree, gallows, beam, M.Du. boom, O.H.G. boum, Ger. Baum tree ), perhaps from PIE verb root *bheue to grow… …   Etymology dictionary

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