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scape

(skāp)
n.
Biology A stalklike part, such as a feather shaft or the first segment of an insect's antenna.
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scape

a flower stalk bearing no leaves and arising from a rosette of leaves.
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perutilis abruptly decreased about 40 years ago, the few large individuals currently present are those that, scaped harvesting; they could not be used because they did not have a suitable diameter at the time, or for some other reasons.
We can "catch" the natural environment only as an "impossible music"; it is as such an impossible music that the land is scaped. The juxtaposition of Skoulding's short lines with the forward propulsions of her syntactical cadences becomes an attempt to catch the impossible music, even as the freouencies of the poem's visual arrangement set it "off-kev."
"Miz Lady" denies the possibility that Dessa is an "scaped criminal" (p.
Surely we are treading on very dangerous ground here if severing the symbols from the soul was the means by which Irving 'scaped censure' for the incense and altar in Much Ado About Nothing.
Mohammed Nadeem and Zeeshan Maqsood both scaped to three wickets for Assarain.
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Lantrisant beat Rhydyfelin 33-17, Penarth scaped past Brynmawr 17-12 and Seb Jones' brace helped Penallta win 36-19 against Tylorstown.
Without a 5lb penalty for winning at York earlier this month, Deauville Flyer wouldn't have scaped into the contest and, as it stands, he is still ahead of the handicapper who rates him 6lb higher than his Plate mark on the back of his Knavesmire success.
1400) and Chaucer's own Man of Law's Tale, whose heroine is described at the tale's end as having "scaped al hire aventure" (1151).
The walkways will be street- scaped and benches placed, where people can sit and enjoy the roadside greenery.
To have so soon 'scaped world's, and flesh's rage, And, if no other misery, yet age!
In her role as xl advi pe sc to in fr ac an ye g l scaped a garden which was presented to more 90,000 people at the Malvern Spring Gardening Show.