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Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

An important rock-forming mineral group, with the general formula X3Y2Si3O12, where X may be Ca, Mg, Fe2+, or Mn and Y may be Al, Fe3+, or Cr3+; the main minerals are grossular (X = Mg, Y =...

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Garnet

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 44 words.

all Sir Garnet highly satisfactory. informal, dated Sir Garnet Wolseley (1833–1913), leader of several successful military expeditions, was

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Garnet

Gordon Campbell.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 57 words.

Vitreous mineral, usually red or green in colour, most commonly found as a distinct crystal, and in the form of a rhomboidal dodecahedron, but also occurring in other shapes. Garnets have...

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garnet

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

An important rock-forming mineral group, with the general formula X3Y2Si3O12, where X may be Ca, Mg, Fe2+, or Mn and Y may be Al, Fe3+, or Cr3+; the main minerals are grossular (X = Mg, Y =...

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garnet paper

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. 12 words.

A finishing and polishing paper covered with powdered garnet abrasive.

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Terry, Garnet

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 47 words.

Garnet Terry was active in London at the end of the 18th century. He is best known for a dictionary

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Thomas Garnet

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(c.1575–1608),

Jesuit priest and martyr. Born in Southwark, Garnet was educated at Horsham grammar school. His father was imprisoned for his religious beliefs and his uncle was the...

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Garnet, Henry (1555–1606)

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 50 words.

a Jesuit priest executed for involvement with the Gunpowder Plot. The Porter in Macbeth may refer to Garnet’s equivocation

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Garnet, Henry Highland

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 884 words.

Henry Highland Garnet was born a slave on a plantation in Kent County, Maryland, where his grandfather, a former chieftain

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Garnet, Henry Highland

Nathan L. Grant.

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

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1451 words.

Henry Highland Garnet was born to the slaves George and Henrietta (later called Elizabeth), near New Market, in Kent County,

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Garnet, Henry Highland

Gregory Eiselein.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 481 words.

An antislavery radical, Henry Highland Garnet is best known for ““An Address to the Slaves of the United States of

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