The children of the sovereign other than his eldest son, though by courtesy " princes " and " princesses, " need a royal warrant to raise them de jure above the common herd; and even then, though they be dubbed " Royal Highness " in their cradles, they remain " commoners " till raised to the peerage.
The Rumanian women retain their native costume, and are further distinguished by the wooden cradles, slung over the shoulders, in which they carry their infants; the Servian mothers prefer a canvas bag.
Among invertebrates Barrande's doctrine of centres of origin was applied by Hyatt to the genesis of the Arietidae (1889); after studying thousands of individuals from the principal deposits of Europe he decided that the cradles of the various branches of this family were the basins of the CSte d'Or and southern Germany.
square, with free access to the river bank; the gravel and sand were washed in cradles provided with screens of perforated metal, and the concentrates were sorted by hand on tables by means of an iron scraper.
A peculiar feature of the canal was a system of inclined planes or railways on which there were cradles, carrying the canal boat up (or down) the incline; these were devised by Professor James Renwick (1818-1895) of Columbia College; 12 of them in the eastern division raised boats altogether about 720 ft., and II of them in the western division lowered the boats about 690 ft.
One solution that is both firm and soft is the use of memory foam or a quality mattress, which caters to your body and cradles it no matter what position you are in.
This pillow is specifically for use with a CPAP machine and mask, and it cradles the head, keeps air flowing, and helps you sleep comfortably.
Positioning devices, such as head cradles or knee rests, may be used.
The device looks like a pipe containing an inner cone that cradles a steel ball sealed with a perforated cover.
The hand nearest your breast cradles the nape of your baby's neck.
The OK Support Waistband cradles the expectant mother's growing abdomen while supporting her lower back.
Its exposed and well-crafted midsole cradles the foot-arch, while layers of Phylon wrapping add to the shoe's durability.
However, you should expect your shoes to arrive atop a soft monogrammed dustbag, as well as the classic brown Vuitton shoe box that cradles your purchase.
The stainless steel horsebit bracelet cradles a rectangular case sporting a silver dial and dotted with 36 fine diamonds.
Titanium on Mesh: An unusual mesh strap in hypoallergenic stainless cradles a shiny titanium case.
Omega Sterling Silver Pendant Watch, 1923: A shiny silver case cradles a sleek white dial with Roman numeral markers.
Larger cars are usually dumped by means of rotating or swinging cradles, the car bodies being rigidly attached to the axles or trucks.
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