from The Century Dictionary.
- To shore or prop.
- noun A shore or prop acting as a strut for the support of something, as of a Congreve rocket.
- noun One of the cross-bars between the legs of a chair.
- An obsolete form of
- noun An unknown hard mineral or fine stone, supposed to be some sort of marble.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Scot. A prop or shore.
- noun A round between the legs of a chair; also called a
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A type of coloured marble from Belgium. Rance is red and often has white or blue graining.
- noun Scotland A
- noun A
roundor spreaderbetween the legsof a chair.
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Although the cultural dimension of nature's meaning has always been a product of human artifice, the scope of physical changes underway in today's global weather systems, increasingly ubiquitous genetically modified organisms, and in continually shrinking habitat for endangered species all suggest that nature's material "différance" is being effaced by humanity on an unprecedented scale.
In the manner of Derrida insisting that différance is not a concept, Nagarjuna insisted that anyone who accepted his philosophy as a belief was incurably insane.
Hegel on Buddhism 2007
What I have called "pacigérance" is clearly part of the larger struggle for civilization which is progressing on an increasingly broad front: it is civilization's battle between rule by law and rule by power.
It is observed by Venturi, that the word "rance" does not here signify
Divine Comedy, Cary's Translation, Complete 1265-1321 Dante Alighieri 1293
Christie's Images In Tahiti in 1901, Paul Gauguin painted "Nature morte à 'L'Esp é rance,'" which is estimated at £ 7 million- £ 10 million.
Making a Big Impression Margaret Studer 2011
Khaled Desouki/Agence rance-Presse/Getty Images Egyptians demanding the ouster of Mr. Mubarak took cover from armed forces in Suez, east of Cairo.
In a similar vein, Espérance-Francois Bulayumi at Mbokamosika [FR] wonders:
There has been much publicity over his determined bulldozing of Roma encampments and the expelling of their inhabitants from F rance.
I wear hearing protection at the rance and when plinking or shooting clay birds, but not when hunting.
Can You Hear Me Now? 2008
Immortal Shrine/ Eternal Silence 1928 depicted ghostly soldiers marching past the cenotaph in London on Remembrance Day 1928.
ANZAC Day 2009: Longstaff in Ypres Hels 2009