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Gaine

A decorative pedestal, taking the place of a column, tapered downward and rectangular in cross section, forming the lower part of a herm, on which a human bust is mounted; often with a capital above.

gaine

A decorative pedestal, esp. one tapered downward and square in section. Also see estípite.
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While Mr Thomas decided not to report the confrontation to the police and considered it part of the job, Gaine went round to his ex-coach's house and kicked the front door open, leaving it hanging off the frame.
Behrings had worked on desalination project with Gaine, an aquaculture biologist who worked at Rutgers' Multispecies Aquaculture Demonstration Center in Cape May.
Nous pourrions dire que le gaine est une << institutionnalisation >> du play, mais cette idee devra etre davantage developpee ulterieurement.
Now helpe good hap to further mine entent, Crosse not my youth with any more extreames: I venter life to gaine my libertie, And if I die, worlds trouble have an end.
He had always interpreted the phenomenon, as 'une sorte de gaine nebuleuse, corpusculaire, enveloppant l'anneau sur ses deux faces' he said; in other words as a sort of nebulous cloud of tiny bodies enveloping the ring on both faces, and had so described it in a letter to Henri Chretien (1879-1956) at the Nice Observatory towards the end of 1907.
Furthermore, the straight-legged stands a gaine of the Blenheim and Getty coffers differ from the scrolled-legged supports of the Wrotham coffers and appear to either to have been associated together for a long time or to be modifications by a dealer in the late 18th century.
COMEBACK KING: Jamie Costin; BREAKING THE NEWS IN ATHENS, 2004: Dr Sean Gaine, Ireland's Chief Medical Officer, and Irish Olympic president Pat Hickey
Lily Duplaix (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959), The Rules of the Gaine, ed.
Gaine WJ, Ramamohan NA, Hussein NA, Hullin MG, McCreath SW.
11) In part because of their oft-professed commitment to the principle of personal liberty, at least as it was understood in the Elizabethan and early Stuart eras, colonial promoters boasted that the "humanity of the English" would effect "much gaine upon" the indigenous peoples of the Americas.
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Taylor argues, like Nelson, that Clothworkers aid employment: "By picking wooll, thousands releife doe gaine.