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see damaliskdamalisk
, name for African antelopes of the genus Damaliscus, closely related to the hartebeest. Damalisks are slenderly built and rather horselike in form; they are common grazing animals of the African grasslands.
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Wear something on your head." So Ganesh wore his khaki topee in the
There's no sign outside, just an abstract Crayola-eolored mural--she doesn't want the place to feel "branded." Beyond a giant topee near the door are clusters of hand-printed Free City hoodies (the likes of which started popping up on The L Word several seasons back), Lucinda Williams CDs, and the occasional custom bicycle.
The 1974 Bistro French coffee press, 1975 Hot Pot set or 1982 Topee salad bowl would look right at home in today's modern kitchen.
The spellchecker simply didn't recognize to pee, I'll be bound." Sure enough, MerriamWebster's 10th Collegiate shows us "topee or topi (1835) a lightweight helmet-shaped hat made of pith or cork."
Trevelyan in his memoirs referred to Lady Willingdon as an eccentric and described her husband, who was Governor of Bombay from 1913-1919, and who became successor to Lord Irwin as Viceroy of India in 1931, as `a caricature of a pukka sahib in topee and spats'.
Nothing could be less French than Under the Old School Topee. There was no vision of civilization in the evolution of Hill Station Schools for Europeans.
During that time she published many poems and another novel, White Topee (1954), but she never fulfilled her early literary promise.
I wanted to use the money to build a home for unmarried mothers, but I'm afraid I bought a new suit, a white topee, a few clean clothes for the children, oh and the party.
Sola Topee is owned by Maundrell's neighbour Cathy Cochran (US-born but long domiciled in Britain), but Bally Wirral is his own.
Eve Langley is known in histories of Australian literature as the author of two novels: The Pea-Pickers (1942) and White Topee (1954).