puce


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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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The topographical allusions to Poitiers so abundant in La Puce and throughout the Des Roches's oeuvre reflect the flourishing genre of geographical writings.
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.
A large central panel (set in a bilious puce frame) furnishes visual raw material from which the smaller panels' designs are extrapolated, step by step.
La Puce de Madame des-Roches presents the activities of a provincial salon at an important moment in Poitiers's history.
Il s'agit d'une installation de production de puce a Vila do Conde.
However, he was discouraged to learn that their tartan was an unbecoming blend of puce and reddish-orange, that they had served the clan chieftain by maintaining the latrines and that, in their infrequent forays into battle, they wore a herring as their identifying badge, either stuffed under their bonnets or in the waistband of their kilts.
If all information is disclosed, share puce is not affected by how it is disclosed (i.
UNE PUCE FABRIQUEE EN CHINE PEUT DETECTER DES ALIMENTS GENETIQUEMENT MODIFIES
The showstopper is called "Keep It Gay" and outlines how, in order to succeed in today's theater, everything must be drawn in heavy shades of puce.
His latest victory was over one-and-three-quarter-miles at Goodwood where he made all the running to beat Puce by two-and-half-lengths.
Along with finish, hardware and table-size preferences, the consumers were asked about puce, specifically what would they expect to pay at retail for the item they were reviewing.
Farce remained popular throughout the 18th and 19th centuries; in France, Eugene-Marin Labiche's Le Chapeau de paille d'Italie (1851; The Italian Straw Hat) and Georges Feydeau's La Puce a l'oreille (1907; A Flea in Her Ear) were notable successes.