scallop shell


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scallop shell

vessel used for conferral of sacrament. [Christian Symbolism: Appleton, 88]
See: Baptism
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Close by, in Dunn Square, is a stone staircase, flanked by pillars and walls carved with the seaside scallop shell.
These distortions will have generally less than 1% impact on the estimation of scallop shell height because the average distortion of 1-2 pixels translates to between 0.23 and 0.46 cm in distance on the ground.
She applies this line of reasoning to the transformation of the scallop shell from its mundane form into the symbol of the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela and ultimately into a universal Western symbol of pilgrimage.
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.
Finally, the Mini Shell gift box resembles a small scallop shell and each contains 4.4 ounces--Il pieces--of Guylian's seashell chocolates.
Remove them by scraping the fish from tail to head using a blunt, thick-bladed knife, a special descaler or even a scallop shell. A descaler does the best job.
He used a finger to scoop some earth and extracted a scallop shell "that's about 20 million years old," he said.
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.
People who completed the pilgrimage to his final resting place received a fan-shaped scallop shell, which was the emblem of St James.
Place a pastry strip around each scallop shell to seal the two together.