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having a high, radiant sheen

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resembling glass in smoothness and shininess and slickness

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(used of eyes) lacking liveliness

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(of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it

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She believed herself without question to be British, and while she would immediately have accepted the point made by Glassie in relation to the apparent appropriation of cultural tradition, she would readily have debated with him any suggestion that she had given her traditions away.
A long step forward was taken thirty years by an American anthropologist, Henry Glassie, who wrote one of those books we like to call seminal about Folk Housing in Middle Virginia in the seventeenth century.
Combined with Schooner's, these two contributions seem to represent a North American genre different from the others; they share more in the tradition of Glassie, Deetz and Rathje, by considering material culture to be the study of material functions as adaptive processes; but they provoke the thought that once again the archaeologist, as a specialist of the material, is being told that, without the social to interact with, studying the movement from objects to subjects remains problematic.
11) Henry H Glassie, Passing the Time in Ballymenone: Culture and History of an Ulster Community, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1982, 3-10.
and British Virgin Islands in January 2001, said Don Glassie, head of Atlantic Stars Hospitality Group, the yacht's owner and operator.
See Henry Glassie, Material Culture (Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1999), 41-86.
Skipper for the day Andy Deacon also got on to the try sheet, along with Jawad Djoudi and Tai Glassie, while fly-half Terry Fanalua kicked two penalties and two conversions.
Folklorist Henry Glassie (1971) believes oral history contributes to "the development of an understanding of what people really did in the past" (p.
Glassie, Folk Housing in Middle Virginia (U of Tennessee P, 1975), pp.
Henry Glassie proposes that an analysis of historic artifacts is the attempt to understand how objects relate to human thought.
com)-- Jeff Glassie has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Association Executives (FASAE).
Comparing Bulgarian mumming practices with that of the practices examined by scholars such as Halpert and Glassie, the common thought of examining mumming as a locus for social drama and exchange is not only utilized as a framework for later arguments, but also placed into a historical context that demonstrates the perception of mumming as a subversive activity that was forbidden by multiple rulers.
The team consists of: Tom Glassie, Glassie's son, whose experience ranges from managing properties to national sales and marketing; Paul Doucette, Glassie's son-in-law, who has been involved with finance and administration for the last eight years; and John Taft, a close associate who directed the company's renovation and construction projects.
Here is Henry Glassie, a reality-based writer, speaking clearly and simply about what many of us do: "It is good to be a potter.
Glassie's familiarity with his subject and the social circumstances in which he existed allowed Glassie to theorize on the nature of the man's prejudices and creative outputs.