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souse

Falconry of hawks or falcons
a sudden downward swoop

corbel

corbel, 2
brick wall having a corbel, 1
1. In masonry, a projection or one of a series of projections, each stepped progressively outward with increasing height, and usually projecting from a wall or chimney; serves as a support for an overhanging member or course, 1 above, or as a purely decorative element.
2. A projecting stone that supports a superincumbent weight.
3. A heavy bracket, often decorated, that is set into an adobe wall to act as a bearing surface to support a roof beam.
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In This Old Souse, Daheim's twentieth B&B book, Judith and Renie have their hands full with husbands (ex-cop Joe and retired psychologist and consultant Bill), cantankerous elderly moms (Gertrude and Deborah), the B&B's religious zealot maid (Phyliss) and psychotic cat, demanding careers, and goings-on at their church, Our Lady, Star of the Sea.
The author has amazing human perception as she probes Delphine's deep friendships with women, sense of obligation to her souse of a father, relationship with a gay man who loves her, hard work in the Waldvogel butcher shop, and affection for the butcher's motherless sons.
It his wife or sister is raped, he is least concerned with the perpetrator of the crime; instead all his attention is diverted towards the souse or sister of the culprit.
Oldenburg narrates the tale of a socially empowered pre-colonial woman whose ticket to economic freedom was actually the 'streedhan" or woman's-wealth she brought front hot parental souse to the marital institution.
Though William Bounds died in 1995, his family carries on the business: His widow, Helen, serves as president; daughter Sharon is vice president; Sharon's husband, Rick Souse, develops the company's spice line; and grandson William Bounds III joins the team this year as a product designer.
Here in Pennsylvania Dutch country, when we butcher a hog, we make scrapple and headcheese or souse, utilizing "everything but the oink." Haggis is a similar concept.
I'm not going to just sit on the side burner and wait souse what happens."
Enter Souse (occasionally pronounced to sound like Zeus), Ashburnigham's lackey, who has returned with news of victory against the rebels.
(It often calls to mind Harold Pinter's 1963 one-act play The Lover in its portrayal of the schizophrenic nature of lovemaking.) Set now in 1798 in County Wexford, Ireland, in the aftermath of the Battle of Vinegar Hill, God's Gift features General Ashburningham (Amphitryon), returning home in triumph, only to experience a night that plays nightmarish tricks on him and his wife Minna (Alcemena) and two of his servants, Souse (Sosia) and Kitty (Bromia).
Melange proudly welcomes Paulo Manso de Souse, as he joins this year's production.
Fields plays a character named Egbert Souse ("with an accent grave over the 'e'[ldots]") who has an unusual filing system: apparently totally random piles of paper on his desk--a situation much like that of a modern corporation, with information almost randomly dispersed throughout many different information systems.
Souse, assistant regional director of the federal aid division of the U.S.