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Friesian

a breed of dairy cattle. See holstein-friesian.
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Friesian dairy cow. By permission from Sambraus HH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992

Friesian horse
Dutch light horse used for driving and riding. Black with no markings, 15 hands high. A muscular horse with feather on the lower limbs.
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He went on to elaborate, with evidence, in several other works, including a notable letter to The Academy on "The Frisian Origins of the Mercian Dialect.
If, as Coggins contends, the May 23 conference resulted in the recognition of the Smyth group as a Mennonite congregation, why would the Waterlanders have thought it necessary to obtain the Frisian Mennonites' opinion?
According to the Frisian author the crusaders were simply offered the customary inducement of all moveable spoils in the city.
truncata has reproductively viable adults at the Frisian Front and if so the time of the year this takes place.
Unless the poet had forgotten lines 2498b-2502 by the time he came to compose line 2577a, the point of the first passage must be that the fight in Friesland was the first one in which Beowulf used that sword; and the point of the lines that follow must be that he used it to kill the Frisian king and win his armour, which he then had to defend by killing Daeghrefn.
Etymologically, the two closest languages to English are Dutch and Frisian (the Netherlands' second language)--yet both sound, to American ears, far more exotic than French or Spanish.
All but three minority languages - East Frisian, Sardinian and Romani - are taught in primary education in the European Economic Community, and none is forbidden by law in the European Economic Community.
Sedimentary facies of shoreface-connected sand ridges off the East Frisian barrier-island coast, southern North Sea: climatic controls and preservation potential
The municipality of the Frisian Marren (vm merged municipality.
But more importantly, this new novelist has enriched the Frisian literary scene.
It is known that Spanish and Frisian cavalry - from the Netherlands - were based at the fort.
Holland's Royal Tichelaar Makkum has been producing pottery (from Frisian clay) for a very long time.