Sicilian


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Sicilian

1. of or relating to Sicily or its inhabitants
2. a native or inhabitant of Sicily
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The Sicilian had made blood-offering to the ghost of his father.
He had somehow discovered the truth about the Sicilian affair, and could prove that Paul murdered old Antonelli in the mountains.
He knew that the son of Antonelli, a mere child at the time of the murder, had been trained in savage Sicilian loyalty, and lived only to avenge his father, not with the gibbet (for he lacked Stephen's legal proof), but with the old weapons of vendetta.
He knew that the Sicilian had never seen the Saradine brothers save, perhaps, in pictures; he knew they were somewhat alike, both having grey, pointed beards.
to be milked, as in South Italian and Sicilian towns at the present day.
And so, for a whole year, he sought to accumulate the most exquisite specimens that he could find of textile and embroidered work, getting the dainty Delhi muslins, finely wrought with gold-thread palmates and stitched over with iridescent beetles' wings; the Dacca gauzes, that from their transparency are known in the East as "woven air," and "running water," and "evening dew"; strange figured cloths from Java; elaborate yellow Chinese hangings; books bound in tawny satins or fair blue silks and wrought with fleurs-de-lis, birds and images; veils of lacis worked in Hungary point; Sicilian brocades and stiff Spanish velvets; Georgian work, with its gilt coins, and Japanese Foukousas, with their green-toned golds and their marvellously plumaged birds.
This must be Seawood, I think-- Lord Pooley's experiment; he had the Sicilian Singers down at Christmas, and there's talk about holding one of the great glove-fights here.
Yet this Catalan has eyes that glisten like those of the vengeful Spaniards, Sicilians, and Calabrians, and the other has fists big enough to crush an ox at one blow.
It reminded him of the Sicilians he had seen in London in their little sordid tragedies.
As very few of the better class of workingmen could be got for such work, these specimens of the new American hero contained an assortment of the criminals and thugs of the city, besides Negroes and the lowest foreigners-Greeks, Roumanians, Sicilians, and Slovaks.
Justice Khosa observed that during the contempt hearing against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Senator Nehal Hashmi, the court had responded to Hashmi's remarks that 'we will not let them live on this land' by stating that the Sicilian Mafia used to murder judges' children.
ISLAMABAD -- Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Wednesday has clarified that he has never called anyone as Godfather or Sicilian mafia in Panmagate case.