lorgnette


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lorgnette

Eyeglasses for occasional use, held before the eyes by a handle, into which the lenses may fold when not in use (British Standard). See spectacle lens; spectacles.
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15) The unreconstructed portions of the city continued to resist the lorgnette.
en lorgnette A small round fish that has been skinned and boned, leaving the fillets attached to the head.
Ces images renvoient a de multiples visions du developpement forestier qu'il importe de mettre au grand jour a travers la lorgnette des regions.
dangling lorgnette, and poised against the rope of her boa like some
Lorgnette brought things into focus for Trent Valley WMC when storming to victory at 16-1, while What-A-Dancer waltzed in at 12-1 for KM Racing, St Osburgs Aces and Hogans Heroes.
apres avoir scrute ta [sic] travers ses plus anodines paroles par la lorgnette de la strategie du succes, je serais tentee d'avancer [.
Dire "je," nous rappelle Spear dans son introduction, est un defi car "le personnel est politique" et, effectivement, le bilan des traces qu'ont laissees en chacun des auteurs la langue, la culture et l'education francaises est un parcours politique vu par le petit bout de la lorgnette.
He has not been out since lifting a three-mile novice event at Taunton at the end of October by a length and a quarter from Lorgnette.
Janiture, supported from 4-1 to 5-2 favourite, could hardly have taken the Novices' Handicap Chase with more ease under Bobby McNally as the combination had nine lengths to spare from Lorgnette.
Even though both she and her friend Agathe are ugly, Kafka is enchanted by the way Hedwig places her lorgnette (she is very short-sighted) on to her nose, which he finds 'really beautiful'.
Dans cette nouvelle lorgnette, l'espace n'apparait plus comme lineaire ou fixe.
BALTIC MAGIC - 20-1 (10-12) Disputed lead, driven to lead 9th, ridden and headed 2 out, no chance with winner, 2nd of 12, 8l behind Lorgnette (11-0) at Plumpton 2m 5f nh nov hdl (E) gd in Nov.