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An obsolete term for an aggregate of lymph nodes; e.g., localised lymphadenopathy.
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Puhvel proceeded to add a second meaning for Hittite kurtal(i), as the "name of the constellation (MUL) Pleiad(es)." This meaning, which is based on a single source, is exceptional, because otherwise the Pleiades constellation is always written [.sup.d.7.7](.BI) in Hittite texts, or with the likely Hittiticized lemma for this deified star-group, [.sup.d.Seppitta].
During the tricentennial festivities in Seville, Lorca sketched a set of "astronomical maps of poetry" to show to his colleagues, a tongue-in-cheek visualization of the "Brilliant Pleiad" he and his peers were thought to be.
The Andalusian members of 1927's Brilliant Pleiad provide the focus for a final set of essays, which significantly place the avant-garde in what most critics would see as the mainstream.
The closest we get is a remark in the essay, `Joachim du Bellay', about the subordination of content to rhyme and meter in the Pleiad, a group of sixteenth-century French poets prominently represented by du Bellay and Pierre de Ronsard: `To combine these two kinds of music [rhyme and meter] in a new school of French poetry, to make verse which should scan and rhyme as well, to search out and harmonize the measure of every syllable, and unite it to the swift, flitting, swallow-like motion of rhyme, to penetrate their poetry with a double music-this was the ambition of the Pleiad'.[2] The composer Goudimel (c.
According to tradition, Dardanus was the son of Zeus and the Pleiad Electra.
His works include The Path of Sorrow (1832), poems on his first marriage; Conrad and Eudora (1834), a verse drama ( <IR> see BEAUCHAMPE </IR> ); The Lost Pleiad and Other Poems (1845), containing an elegy for his daughter; and Eonchs of Ruby, a Gift of Love (1845).
Contract notice: Realization of application management services and associated services for secure national intranet portal & amp; quot; pleiad & amp; quot; (microsoft sharepoint / sql server technologies).
The Venetian Bracelet, The Lost Pleiad, A History of the Lyre, and Other Poems.
Pleiad Investment Advisors has announced that it has hired a banking veteran for its operations.
Italian Cromsource Inc announced it had taken over international fellow contract research organisation (CRO) Pleiad for an undisclosed purchase price.
Notice the nearly flat chevron of stars extending far south from the brightest Pleiad, Alcyone, ending in two with non-Pleiades tints.