Davidb's entries

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empaillerStuff with straw (the skin of dead animals that you want to keep).added
4 months ago
fourchetteAux échecs, attaque par un pion de deux pièces à la fois.added
4 months ago
krenitz"Krenitz" is a play on words for "Crown Heights", in the tiny village of New York City.added
9 months ago
afflictionsa cause of persistent pain or distressadded
9 months ago
Amisha religious group in the US that live in a traditional way, mainly by farming, and refuse to use modern technology. The history of the Amish church began with a schism in Switzerland within a group of Swiss and Alsatian Anabaptists in 1693 led by Jakob Ammann. Those who followed Ammann became known as Amish. In the second half of the 19th century, the Amish divided into Old Order Amish and Amish Mennonites. The latter do not eschew motor cars, whereas the Old Order Amish retained much of their traditional culture. When people refer to the Amish today, they normally refer to the Old Order Amish.added
1 year ago
Sidi Ould Cheikh AbdallahiSidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi is a Mauritanian politician who was President of Mauritania from 2007 to 2008.added
2 years ago
birds of the feather flock togetherPeople who are alike physically tend to congregate and socialize together, despite government efforts at forced integration.added
2 years ago
bird's-eye viewa view seen from high aboveadded
2 years ago
wise head on young shouldersA child or young person who thinks and talks like an older person who has more experience of lifeadded
2 years ago
go take a jump in the lake!a rude way of telling someone to go away and stop annoying you.added
2 years ago
Axinomancydivination by means of the movements of an ax placed on a postadded
2 years ago
Breeches Parta theatrical role that is regularly or frequently played by an actress in male costumeadded
2 years ago
Whiffleto flourish a sword in sword dancing so as to produce a whistling soundadded
2 years ago
verlanForme d'argot dans laquelle les syllabes des mots sont inversées.added
3 years ago

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