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puce

a. a colour varying from deep red to dark purplish-brown
b. (as adjective): a puce carpet
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As reported, on August 29, Puce demanded an explanation from Burovs about the situation in the waste management sector in the Latvian capital.
A few members of the audience sat down and some members of the massed choir, generally, but not exclusively those in Puce Blazers stood there like muppets.
Writing Places offers as well as thorough and multifaceted examination of La Puce de Madame des Roches (1582, 1583), a fascinating and still unedited anthology of improvised poems composed by and for the Des Roches's salon guests concerning a flea sighted on Catherine's breast --Catherine des Roches also wrote improvisational poems for the collection.
Isn't that a case of the leopard print pot calling the crushed velvet kettle puce?
Pablo Morales Males from Pontificia Universidad Catolica of Ecuador (PUCE) as the Project Director, and PUCE as the central coordinating hub for the project.
BitDefender said the Puce.G new P2P worm spreads and infects files through file-sharing software, while the newly listed Jeefo.A file infector is written in MinGW and uses encrypting technologies and can damage files beyond repair.
All eyes turned and all mouths gawped to see this pizza slip off that famous puce face and roll down his nice black suit.
With Tyneside waiting breathlessly for news of their heroes, and me a lovely shade of puce because of my panic attacks, I managed after two hours to get a line to Tyne Tees Television who then phoned my stuff on to the Chron offices.
Another horse with possible Cheltenham aspirations is the Nicky Henderson-trained mare Perle de Puce.
Totesport Trophy, sponsors bet: 6-1 Al Eile, Penzance, 10-1 Chief Yeoman, Noland, 11-1 Natal, 12-1 Nous Voila, 18-1 Acambo, Arch Rebel, Briareus, Buena Vista, Desert Air, Only Vintage, 20-1 Royal Paradise, 25-1 Dom D'Orgeval, Manorson, 28-1 Dusky Warbler, 33-1 Caracciola, Cherub, Distant Prospect, Hawadeth, Tramantano, 40-1 Admiral, Perle De Puce, Whispered Promises, 50-1 Cloudy Grey, Miss Academy.
Venetia Williams sent out her first winner of the year as De Blanc held off favourite Perle de Puce to land the spoils at Towcester.