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a lightweight triangular scarf worn by a woman

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The women's elaborate fichus and coiffes look straight out of a production of L'Arlesienne, and the men sport the distinct print shirts and berets associated with Provence.
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 .
Ma grand-mere mangeait un peu et tres lentement ; et puis, pendant qu'on lui arrangeait, sur la tete et sur les epaules, une douzaine de petits bonnets et de petits fichus de toile, de soie, de laine et d'ouate, elle ecoutait |e rapport de Julie sur les choses intimes de la famille, et celui de Rose sur les details du menage.
Joha is Jewish play with Middle-Eastern fichus (pedigree).
Unlike the details in silver-fork novels, where description of laces and satins, fichus and shoes is a form of materialistic titillation, (28) in Phantom Fortune realistic details of dress serve as iconographic inscriptions of character.
The most obvious difference between Prud'hon's visions of such delicate concepts as "reason speaks, pleasure entraps" or "virtue struggling with vice" and Greuze's titillating improvisations on lost innocence is that Prud'hon always presents his characters in the trappings of the classical past, including the nudity of classical sculpture, rather than the ribbons and fichus of eighteenth-century dress.
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.