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a lightweight triangular scarf worn by a woman

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Her simple gray dress is tightly waisted and has long tapered sleeves; a cream muslin fichu is tucked into the bodice.
Il aime cette humanite disseminee, les ouvriers agricoles en djellaba et les ouvrieres avec leur fichu.
En se basant sur les resultats d'enquetes ethnographiques realisees dans les annees 1940, Madeleine Doyon reconstitue un costume feminin traditionnel beauceron, qu'elle decrit ainsi: << capeline blanche, fichu rouge, robe de toile quadrillee de rouge, tablier bleu, jupon rouge brode et souliers fins >> (Doyon 1946: 116).
A gracious entrance hall leads into the living and dining room with its large crown mouldings, travertine floors and almost 10-foot high ceilings, and opens to a private landscaped backyard garden decorated with flowering bushes, an orchid tree and palms all enclosed within a 10 foot high fichus hedge.
The drawings admired not long before were on the bookcase, scattered under the armchair, and one was among the fichus leaves in the corner.
Like the soundman who has to beg for his job back even after having taken a bullet for the boys, we are happy to be invited into their generous company, if only watch them list through our living room week after week, stumbling over the coffee table and stopping to urinate in the fichus, for it is in this teetering world of the absurd and the all-too-real that we come to know the true meaning of empathy.
I was tall and spindly as a fichus tree with red hennaed hair that hung in thin strands down my back.
From the beginning of lace patterns from basic edgings, to the sophistication of lace patterns employed with the making of scarves, shawls, capes, and fichus, "Victorian Lace Today" offers comprehensive descriptions of the tools and techniques of lace knitting suitable for the beginning novice, with sufficient expertise and information to interest the more experienced knitter.
Horta 60) // Hijos de puta (Pujol 298) those bastards (AFTA 187) // quei bastardi (Pivano 195) // ces salauds (Coindreau 21)//estos puercos (Horta 191)//esos hijos de mala madre (Pujol 390) we are cooked (AFTA 187) // siamo fritti (Pivano 195) // nous sommes fichus (Coindreau 221)//estamos perdiclos (Horta 191)// estamos fritos (Pujol 390) this bloody train (AFTA 232)//questo maledetto treno (Pivano 242) //ce sacre train (Coindreau 273-274)//este maldito tren (Horta 238)//estejodido tren (Pujol 424) I'm so--sleepy (AFTA 189)//Sono talmente .
Joha is Jewish play with Middle-Eastern fichus (pedigree).
Bordered by a tree-lined plaza with marble benches, the building features a four-story atrium with 20-foot high live Fichus trees, umbrella-covered seating, an art gallery, news and sundries shop, and a 16-monitor high-tech video wall that doubles as the backdrop for live performances.
The result is a two-row SportTrac-like vehicle with a rugged cargo bed that can accommodate everything from fichus trees to snow boards.