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lappet

(lăp′ĭt)
n.
A flaplike structure, such as the wattle of a bird or the lobe of the ear.
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His eyes aimed at the arcade vault, he waited; he wore a cape with lappets and a double row of buttons like some bureaucrat, had large rainspout-like shirt cuffs and his shirt collar was as loose as if it had been a hand-me-down from some fat man; in general his clothes looked ill-fitting on him.
The artist and subject are unknown, but a few deductions can nevertheless be made: The woman's headband, the beaded and brass lappets hanging from her hair, and especially the looping pattern of beadwork on the front of the amauti, are a close match with details in the Dance portrait of Caubvick.
Although the peony motifs that adorn it can be traced back to precedents on Jingdezhen porcelains, Krahl (1997:153) asserts that elements of the lotus scroll depicted on the neck, the detached ruyi and scroll motifs, and the shaded surrounds of the lotus petal lappets all indicate that "some of the most successful shapes and designs of the 15th century were independent creations".
This prosthesis, supplying the emphatic period of a catalogue of objects metonymically invoking Mary Stevens Rhinelander, seems indeed virtually to define her: she is introduced as a kind of assemblage made up of "lace cap and lappets, a bunch of gold charms dangling from her massive watch-chain ...
Usually, the butterfly lappets are made having a disk shape symmetric with respect to the longitudinal plan, with constant thickness and rounded edges (fig.
Rosella Mamoli Zorzi has suggested that Lee made good use of her stay, using one of the large paintings in the salone as the basis for the 'fresco' Magnus sees in his dream of the murder of the Procuratessa Vendramin in her ballroom--'the sacrifice of Iphigenia, with Agamemnon and Achilles in Roman helmets, lappets, and knee-breeches' (p.
A pair of Brussels bobbin lace lappets, 18th century lace head pieces, fromtheir Blackborne Collection has been loaned to Kensington Palace in London for a public exhibition, www.hrp.org.uk.
with the meaning 'one of the flaps or lappets of a cap or bonnet, covering the ears' (OED).
``In the time of swords and periwigs and full-skirted coats with flowered lappets -- when gentlemen wore ruffles, and gold-laced waistcoats of paduasoy and taffeta -- there lived a tailor in Gloucester.
Nikolivia with small to very small (length 0.3-0.5 mm, width 0.2-0.3 mm) scales with posteriorly raised crown; medial and lateral crown areas distinct; medial plate rounded anteriorly and pointed posteriorly, smooth or with shallow furrow, separated from lateral lappets by wide, smooth furrows anteriorly and short slit posteriorly; lappets with serrated outer margins, situated at lower level; neck indistinct or lacking anteriorly, but occurring as shallow groove posteriorly; base of nikoliviid type, round or oval, low, open or infilled (Pl.