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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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Bush was unaware his squadron would be taking part in Frisian Flag exercise during their TSP deployment until they landed in the Netherlands, but he couldn't wait to meet and interact with his counterparts from each country.
Letter (The Frisian Origins of the Mercian Dialect).
LAN, for example, mashes up film, music and nature; the Frisian composer, musician and birdwatcher Sytze Pruiksma performs his own minimalist score (with samples of real sounds), while audiences are seated on blankets watching on two huge screens an abstract film that refracts the same natural location in which the piece is performed.
Tees Dock: Fast Julia, City of Lutece, Thetis, Frisian Trader.
Replying two days later, the Frisian ministers urged the Amsterdam Waterlanders to acquaint "all churches in Prussia and the whole of Germany, and wherever established" with the English affair, which "is a completely new and never heard of affair.
The classic specialties from Darjeeling and prestigious teas from Assam, which is mainly used for the quality East Frisian blends in Germany, remained very much in demand with German tea drinkers.
Another report, issued on 9 July, criticised the Netherlands for not taking sufficient measures in favour of the Frisian language.
By 1542, he had accepted an appointment as superintendent of the East Frisian church.
Lufthansa Cityline has officially inaugurated Bombardier CRJ900 regional jet services with a flight from Bonn-Cologne to Westerland on the Frisian island of Sylt.
But, even if one grants that writings produced in Europe by members of these communities can, a la rigueur, count as European literature, there is no strong case for giving them precedence over such undeniably European literary languages as Basque, Breton, Corsican, Faroese, Frisian, Irish, Occitan, Sami, and Sardinian.
Dutch renewable energy interest Ecofys recently announced plans to introduce a newly designed fuel cell boat at the Frisian Nuon Solar Challenge -- a solar-powered boat race being held next month in the Netherlands.