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Synonyms for hessian

a freelance fighter

Synonyms for hessian

(19th century) a man's high tasseled boot

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The stories of Brouwer, of Bones, and a whole budget of others were called to mind; and when they had diligently considered them all, and compared them with the symptoms of the present case, they shook their heads, and came to the conclusion chat Ichabod had been carried off by the Galloping Hessian. As he was a bachelor, and in nobody's debt, nobody troubled his head any more about him; the school was removed to a different quarter of the Hollow, and another pedagogue reigned in his stead.
were trimmed by Hessian soldiers - German conscripts to the British Army - in the Revolutionary War.
Peter Taylor's book examines the social ramifications of Hessian "military fiscalism" and the "tyranny" it imposed on some Germans for the sake of English "liberty." As Taylor rightly argues, foreign military subsidies from 1689 on made the Hessian princes largely independent of their parliament, while England used Hessian subsidy troops to spare herself a standing army which would have threatened the parliamentary liberties achieved in 1688.
Born in Hesse-Cassel about 1720; fought in the Seven Years' War (1756-1763); served in the Russian Army during Catherine the Great's first Turkish War (1768-1774); went to America in command of his regiment in British service (1776); fought at the battles of White Plains (October 28) and Fort Washington (November 16); in command of the Hessian outpost garrison at Trenton when Washington launched a surprise attack there; he was mortally wounded in the brief fight that followed (December 26, 1776) and died the next day.
Steve Hessian, resident manager at Domtar Inc.'s Red Rock operation, said Domtar officials have prepared a pair of plans, a rolling five-year plan and a yearly plan.
Show guests to their places in style with this charmingly rustic table planner YOU WILL NEED: 40cm by 50cm wooden picture frame Hessian fabric Parcel tape 1.20m strip of lace Hot melt mini glue gun and sticks Blank card inserts Printer (or a pen) Heart pegs Decorations of your choice 1 Carefully unclip the back of your picture frame, removing the backing board and glass - you don't need the glass, so put it to one side.
Crafty crackers, plush place mats, berry decorations and giant hessian bows will add elegance to any table.
Suppose that the Hessian h = [[nabla]sup.2.sub.g]f is non-degenerate.
Craig Hessian put St George level again to take the tie into extra-time before Hessian struck the winner.
Hessian continued the good form of the Michael Bell stable when easily landing the opening claimer under Hayley Turner.
Sean Hessian, 37, went to an address in Gateshead and when a man opened the door he sprayed him in the face before punching him.
If there isn't enough to plait, interweave hessian string or similar to strengthen it.