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coxcomb

amaranthusdeflexus, A. hybridus.
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By the way, Lord John, I called you a coxcomb just now, which was perhaps unduly severe.
The boutonnieres were eucalyptus with coxcomb and blue thistle wrapped in black satin ribbon.
The areas to the east of Joshua Tree National Park (Eagle Mountains, Coxcomb Mountains and further east) need to be thoroughly sampled for Eremarionta/Cahuillus to determine the degree of isolation and divergence between E.
Beaumont400' was among only a few events to mark the anniversary of Beaumont's death, along with staged readings in Globe Education's 'Read Not Dead' series of The Scornful Lady at Gray's Inn on 23 October and The Coxcomb at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse on 13 November.
He is the greatest coxcomb I ever saw, sitting before the glass a considerable time & bedaubing his face & hair with vermillion & yellow ocre, making himself a hideous figure though he is really a very good looking fellow.
An ass head and a coxcomb and a knave, a thin faced knave and gull - Twelfth Night
Thou damned tripe visaged rascal - Henry IV part 2 You whoreson cullionly barbermonger - King Lear An ass head and a coxcomb and a knave, a thin faced knave and gull - Twelfth Night Thou cream faced loon -Macbeth
One can only imagine her delight in hitting on "Combe Magna" as the name of the coxcomb Willoughby's estate.
For instance, at the beginning of the play, after Lear's senseless gesture of sharing his kingdom to his two elder daughters who were interested only in his wealth, without keeping anything for himself, the Fool offers him his coxcomb.
Practicing the first evidence-based nursing, Nightingale kept statistics during the war, created a coxcomb (similar to the modern pie chart) illustrating more soldiers were dying from diseases than war wounds.
Grossly there were no findings suggestive of prenatal DES exposure such as cervical hypoplasia, pseudopolyp, or coxcomb deformity.
Naturally, there was an innocent explanation but Janet, a good and proper woman, was outraged: First, at the very idea that she would be unwise enough to take up with so vain a coxcomb as the Lawnmower and, second, that her boy Billy would entertain so tasteless a notion.