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Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

The shortened form of cassock which is part of the distinctive dress of Anglican bishops, deans, and archdeacons. It is now seldom worn.

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Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

The shortened form of cassock which is part of the distinctive dress of Anglican bishops, deans, and archdeacons. It is now seldom worn.

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Overview page. Subjects: Art.

An ornamental structure beneath the seat rail of a chair or settee, or between the legs of a commode.

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Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

1 A strengthening timber used behind the lower part of the stem and above the foremost end of the keel of a wooden boat or ship. It takes the fastenings of the fore-hoods or...

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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

1 Panel below a window-cill, often carved and enriched.

2 In an apron- or curtain-wall, a spandrel or infill-panel between a window-cill above and a...

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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A defined area, on an airfield, intended to accommodate aircraft for purposes of loading or unloading passengers or cargo, refueling, parking, or maintenance.

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James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 46 words.

1 Panel below a window-cill, often carved and enriched.

2 In an apron- or curtain-wall, a spandrel or infill-panel

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Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 30 words.

1. A horizontal piece of trim inserted underneath a window-sill on the inside.

2. The tarmac or concrete area at

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Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 21 words.

Hard surface area off the airport runways, where aircraft are parked for loading, unloading, servicing, or any other handling.

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Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 102 words.

The word was originally ‘napron’ in English, and it is representative of many words that have either lost or gained

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 105 words.

Aran, Arran, baron, barren, Darren, Karen, Sharon, yarran • Biafran, saffron • plastron • Saharan • Sumatran

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