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burr wood

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A malformation on the trunk of a tree, which could be several feet across, forming an irregular, dense wood. Burr from oak, maple, and walnut were used on furniture for inlay and veneers...

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burr wood

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A malformation on the trunk of a tree, which could be several feet across, forming an irregular, dense wood. Burr from oak, maple, and walnut were used on furniture for inlay and veneers...

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burr wood

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 41 words.

A malformation on the trunk of a tree, which could be several feet across, forming an irregular, dense wood. Burr from oak, maple, and walnut were used on furniture for ...

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Treen

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 207 words.

Useful and simple items made from wood—especially such hardwoods as maple or burr walnut—carved or turned for domestic purposes and

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Chapter 21

Roger G. Kennedy.

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson

September 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 5198 words.

In the final days of 1806, Robert Ashley and Aaron Burr departed Natchez, riding eastward in disguise. Dr. John Cummins, the son-in-law of Peter Bruin, came along a few days later,...

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Painted effects

Patricia Warner.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 1034 words.

Paint applied to interiors and objects to create mock, or faux [Fr.: ‘false’], decorative effects. This article deals with the various painting techniques used to imitate costly or exotic...

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mattoir

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A tool used in crayon manner and mezzotint printmaking consisting of an irregularly spiked, rounded knob at the end of a handle of wood or metal. In crayon manner it is used to create lines...

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Treen

Sonia Cordell.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 216 words.

Useful and simple items made from wood—especially such hardwoods as maple or burr walnut—carved or turned for domestic purposes and trades. True treen is considered by most to be items made...

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pump

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

An essential piece of mechanism on board ship, used for emptying the bilges of any water which may have collected in them. Three types of pumps were fitted in the old sailing vessels to...

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Jean-François Oeben

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

(b Heinsberg, 9 Oct 1721; d Paris, 21 Jan 1763). French cabinetmaker of German birth. He was appointed Ebéniste du Roi in 1754 and was therefore able to work outside guild restrictions. His...

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Boen, William

Darshell Silva.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 906 words.

a Quaker, was born a slave near Rancocas, New Jersey, and was sometimes known as William Bowen or “Heston.” His owner treated him well, and Boen was allowed to learn to read and write....

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Set-Off in International Economic Arbitration

Klaus Peter Berger.

in Arbitration International

March 1999; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. 17478 words.

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Neither Rock Nor Hard Place? The Foreign Sovereign Compulsion Defence in Antitrust Litigation

Qingxiu Bu.

in Journal of International Dispute Settlement

July 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law; Settlement of Disputes. 13672 words.

The increased contravention of host state’s antitrust laws poses enormous challenges for the global anti-competition framework, which lacks legally binding agreements at a multilateral...

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9 Virtual Currency and the Law

Simon Gleeson.

in The Legal Concept of Money

December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 32 pages. 17949 words.

This chapter explains how the law, generally, has little difficulty dealing with things which do not physically exist. Loans, patents, payment obligations, and service contracts create a...

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Military

Gordon Morris Bakken.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 9281 words.

The African American contribution to victories in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 was substantial. African American ground forces in the Revolutionary War numbered about five...

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Part II Description of Interests, 5 Possessory Security

Hugh Beale, Michael Bridge, Louise Gullifer and Eva Lomnicka.

in The Law of Security and Title-Based Financing

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 44 pages. 30929 words.

This chapter explores the nature of pledge. It is a common law security interest created by delivery of tangible property to the pledgee as security for the payment of a debt or performance...

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