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scallop shell

vessel used for conferral of sacrament. [Christian Symbolism: Appleton, 88]
See: Baptism
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3 Each scallop shell height was sized on the basis of the distance from the shell umbo to the ventral margin by using a pixel-measuring tool.
His joy in love is comparable to Marcel's joy when tasting the madeleine which also has the shape of the scallop shell in Botticelli's painting, and the taste reverberates along the ridges and grooves to recapture the precious moment that abolishes time.
My souvenirs this day would be two ancient scallop shells and a collection of oozing, itchy spots that take weeks to clear.
That between the features of instruments such as the cittern and orpharion and the symbolism of the scallop shell is convincingly and lavishly illustrated with musical instruments, literary references, and paintings.
A SCALLOP THAT PACKS A WALLOP: Scallop Shell is a 100 percent cotton rug, cut-end loop construction, whose shape as well as its center design suggests a scallop shell.
Place a pastry strip around each scallop shell to seal the two together.
1 Jenny Packham range at Debenhams, pounds 140, necklace is pounds 40 Biba nude beaded flapper dress, pounds 225 and Biba ivory Faith embossed clutch, pounds 145, House of Fraser BHS Special Edit beaded scallop shell top, pounds 35
She thought it would have been something she'd love for its uniqueness, like the silver-rimmed, bright yellow scallop shell pendant she pondered in her jewelry box yesterday, wondering whether she should put it on.
The beautiful design of the bay scallop shell has been used as a decoration for centuries (Cox, 1957; MacKenzie, 2008a), and these shells, especially being brightly-colored, have enhanced the appearance of food presentations on restaurant serving plates (Fig.
Flair is less abundant, although the returning scallop shell bonnet and the unusual tower light clusters at the rear are interesting design touches.