braie

braie

In Medieval architecture, an outer enceinte, 2 consisting of a palisade or low masonry wall on the counterscarp of a ditch.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The coldness of water is transmitted to the feminine lover's hands and soul, being a projection of the feminine spirit of water: "Cu ochii mari in lacrimi, cu maini sub^iri ci reci" (Departe sunt de tine) ("With big eyes in tears, with thin and cold hands"--I Am too Far from You), "Minune cu ochi mari ci mana rece" (Sonet) ("Wonder with wide eyes and cold hand"--Sonnet), "Cu ale tale braie reci/Inmarmureai marel" (Pe langa plopii fara soj) ("O deity with arms so cold,/O marble form sublime!"--Down Where the Lonely Poplars Grow).
The best local driver was Keith Parry from Llangefni who finished fifth overall, scooping the Albert Braie Trophy and also the Carl Poscha Memorial Award for the best driver resident in North Wales.
(162) A brief summary of relevant old terminology, setting the lice in the context of braie and fausse-braie, is conveniently found in Camille Enlart's Manuel d'archeologie francaise, Vol.