How to use Boas in a sentence
A very picturesque battlemented bridge leads from it to the other shore, sloping down over three arches of different sizes, the fortifica- largest next to the castle and the smallest at the other boas.
Professor Putnam measured for the World's Columbian Exposition 1700 living Indians, and the results have been summed up by Boas.
The religious concep tions of the fishing tribes on the Pacific coast between Mount St Elias and the Columbia river are worked out by Boas; the transformation from the hunting to the agricultural mode of life was accompanied by changes in belief and worship quite as radical.
On the other hand, Boas and Pelseneer have shown that the Pteropoda have nothing to do with the Cephalopoda, but are Gastropoda modified for a pelagic life; they are therefore now united with the Gastropoda.
Used for muffs, trimmings, boas, and carriage 1 The measurements given are from nose to root of tail of average large sizes after the dressing process, which has a shrinking tendency.Advertisement
Used for collars, cuffs, boas, muffs, trimmings, coat linings and carriage aprons, and is of a most durable nature, in addition to having a rich and good appearance.
Skins of a pale bluish tone are generally used in their natural state for stoles, boas and muffs, but the less clear coloured skins are dyed in beautiful shades similar in density to the dark and valuable sables from Russia, and are the most effective skins that can be purchased at a reasonable price.
It is very durable for linings, and is an economical substitute for sable for coats, capes, boas and trimmings.
About 1870 in England it was dyed dark brown or black and used for boas, muffs and trimmings, but until recently has been neglected on the continent.
The fur is excellent for stoles, boas, collars, cuffs, muffs and trimmings.Advertisement
The tails are dark and very small, and when required for ends of boas three or four are made as one.
The best are a species of raccoon usually sold as fox, and, being of close long quality of fur, they are serviceable for boas, collars, muffs and carriage aprons.
Between the Brachyura and Macrura some authors uphold an order Anomura, though in a much restricted sense, the labours of Huxley, Boas, Alcock and conjointly Alphonse Milne-Edwards and Bouvier, having resulted in restoring the Dromiidea and Raninidae to the Brachyura, among which de Haan long ago placed them.
Dr. Franz Boas, in the Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, 1888, p. 591.
The true boas comprise some forty species; most of them are American, but the genus Eryx inhabits North Africa, Greece and south-western Asia; the genus Enygrus ranges from New Guinea to the Fiji; Casarea dussumieri is restricted to Round Island, near Mauritius; and two species of Boa and one of Corallus represent this subfamily in Madagascar, while all the other boas live in America, chiefly in tropical parts.Advertisement
Like most true boas, it is of a very gentle disposition and easily domesticates itself in the palm or reed thatched huts of the natives, where it hunts the rats during the night.
Many still wear bluejeans - and sometimes more unusual items like boas - but headscarves are commonplace.
We have an excuse to wear feather boas all weekend then.
Why would breast cancer survivors don feather boas, blow bubbles and dance around the room to their favorite music laughing as they go?
From fabric to feather boas, children's toys to cutlery this store stocks the lot.Advertisement
The Generation Terrorists period was marked out with feather boas, leopardskin, tiaras, spray painted slogans, glitter and thick black eyeliner.
You can also find fuzzy styles, made from interesting yarns to make them look like boas.
To further enhance a tree decorated in pink, you can use garland made of pink feather boas or pink pearls.
It's also the time for brightly colored boas, ribbons, flashy earrings, or whatever else you want to add.
Feather boas and ribbons also make great embellishments for a woodland fairy.Advertisement
Boas, colored metallic Mardi Gras masks and beads can be tossed on in lieu of a special occasion pantsuit.
From simple dress up fun with feather boas and high heels, to sophisticated dress up games with virtual dolls, young girls can play Barbie dress-up for hours.
We have fun and frilly things like feather hair clips, lace gloves, cocktail hats, feather boas, boudoir slippers and little necessities that add a glamorous touch.
You could give out CDs of sensual music, a bottle of wine, champagne glasses (engraved if you'd like to get very fancy),or even feather boas for fun.
Party hats, tiaras, crowns, feather boas, and other fabulous accessories are another option.Advertisement
Feather boas for the ladies and fedoras for the gentlemen attending can be a fun touch.
Widely distributed in North America, the best come from Canada, are costly and are used for military caps, boas, muffs, trimmings, carriage rugs and coachmen's capes, and the fur wears exceedingly well.