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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.
Gaine (2001) notes that educators must navigate being constructed as 'extreme' on one hand, or being too objective and distant on the other, thereby failing to engage the students at all.
In general elections in May, the PAP held power with its worst result since Singapore gaine independence in 1965, winning just 60 per cent of the votes.
Figures such as France's Jean-Marie Le Pen, and groups like his National Front, have lost most of the modicum of influence they ever gaine .d.
The Social Democratic Party gained votes in the south for 3 mandates, while we gaine votes in the north for 7 mandates.
Lisandro Lopez etait reste indisponible durant tout l'ete apres avoir souffert au niveau de la gaine du talon d'Achille du pied gauche des le debut du mois de juillet.
The Sri Lankans rattled up the required runs of 104 in just 15.1 overs and gaine a bonus point and moved into the final.
Ceres aquaculturist Ned Gaine has jacked up the carbon dioxide levels in the Ceres aquaculture facility to 3,000 parts per million, increasing the thickness of the duckweed leaves from about one-eighth or one-quarter inch to one inch.
'Ethnic identity is a slippery concept' as Gaine wrote 'ethnic group is not unambiguously and solely a social term.
(4.) << Defined limitation [that] determine what you (and other characters in the gaine) can or cannot do >>.
At Cannes, the company did brisk presale business on films ranging from "Fair Gaine" (a thriller starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts) to Roman Polanski's "The Ghost," animated pic "Astro Boy" and "Twilight" sequel "New Moon."