His father, James Foe, was a butcher and a citizen of London.
The severity of the crisis produced a remedy, in the form of a patriotic rising of the masses under the leadership of a butcher called Minin and a Prince Pozharski.
Guillaume de Saint Yon is cited as the richest butcher of the Grande Boucherie in the 14th century.
Fat wethers for the butcher are drafted from the hills in August and the two succeeding months.
One explanation has been sought in the legend of St Nicholas miraculously restoring to life three rich youths, who had been murdered, cut up and concealed in a salting tub by a thievish innkeeper or butcher, in whose house they had taken lodging.
Butcher, Introduction to the Study of Demosthenes (1881); C. G.
Butcher in Oxford Scriptorum Classicorum Bibliotheca (1903 foil.); W.
A still wilder tale spoke of Hugh Capet as the son of a butcher of Paris.
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The adventurers learned "boucanning" from the natives; and gradually Hispaniola became the scene of an extensive and illicit butcher trade.
Perhaps no advance in medicine has done so much as the study of tuberculosis to educate the public in the methods and value of research in medical subjects, for the results, and even the methods, of such labours have been brought home not only to patients and their friends, but also to the farmer, the dairyman, the butcher, the public carrier, and, indeed, to every home in the land.
His father is generally described as a butcher, but he sold other things than meat; and although a man of some property and a churchwarden of St Nicholas, Ipswich, his character seems to have borne a striking resemblance to that of Thomas Cromwell's father.
Unvarying rules petrified action; the need of flexibility, of perpetual adjustment, was strongly felt" (Butcher, The Greek Genius, p. 182).
The schochat or butcher must be a devout Jew and of high moral character, and be duly licensed by the chief rabbi.
A schoolmaster by profession, he became prominent owing to his attacks on orthodox theologians, and his membership of a semi-theological debating society, the Robin Hood Society, which met at the "Robin Hood and Little John" in Butcher Row.
12-14); and when the danger has been averted by the cleverness of Esther, the provincial Jews are allowed to butcher 75,000, and those in the capital Boo of their Persian fellowsubjects (ix.
(4) doms of Upper and Lower Egypt, to be read stni, " butcher(?)" and byti, " beekeeper(?)" The personal name of the king followed (4), and was enclosed in a cartouche OI apparently symbolizing the circuit of the sun which alone bounded the king's rule.
In the cattle classes, aged beasts of huge size and of considerably over a ton in weight used to be common, but in recent years the tendency has been to reduce the upper limit of age, and thus to bring out animals ripe for the butcher in a shorter time than was formerly the case.
His constable Tiptoft, the butcher earl of Worcester, was a figure who might have stepped out of the Italian Renaissance.
The only trades allowed them were those of butcher and carpenter, and their ordinary occupation was wood-cutting.
The grazier buys and sells cattle much less frequently than the butcher buys them, so that the latter is naturally more skilled in estimating the weight of a beast through the use of the eye and the hand.
Afterwards, owing to the increased attention given to stock-fattening and dairying, and to a rise in prices, farming reached a condition of equilibrium, and the most noticeable residuum of the period of depression was the large intrusion of the butcher and grazier class into the farmer class proper.
There was no pain, as promised, but the canine was vcmthe size of butcher knife.
Cynthia asked as she returned to the counter and began chopping carrots with a large butcher knife.
Now Ithaca lies low, farthest up the sea line towards the darkness.
In the fattening of animals for the butcher the principle of 2 Returns for only ten months were available for this year.
If a bullock can be rendered fit for the butcher at the age of two or three years, will the animal repay another year's feeding?
Butcher in a prose translation (1879) of the Odyssey, and with E.
The maid had set down the tea and retrieved a butcher knife from a drawer.
The sound of footsteps running down the hall drew her attention, and she flung herself backwards as the maid with the butcher knife tried to cut her.
She ran to the kitchen and searched for a something sharp, settling for a rusty old butcher knife.
She could hardly keep from sticking a butcher knife in his belly the other night in the kitchen!