8), it is not necessary to take it in the technical Greek sense when the usage of Philo and Josephus permits a looser meaning.
They are of a similar nature to the caracul lambs, but looser in curl, ranging from a very light to a dark grey.
With this exception, however, all ancient writers, whether they enumerated two or three or four Passovers in the Gospel history, believed that the enumeration was exhaustive; and their belief appears correctly to represent the mind of the author of the Fourth Gospel, seeing that his various notes of time were probably in intentional contrast to the looser synoptic accounts.
A few are sapropelic, haunting the looser debris that forms the uppermost layer of the bottom ooze of quiet waters: we may cite the aberrant Floscularian Atrochus.
The surface of the thallus often exhibits outgrowths in the form of warts, hairs, &c. The medullary layer, which usually forms the main part of the thallus, is distinguished from the cortical layer by its looser consistence and the presence in it of numerous, large, air-containing spaces.
Astrachan, Shiraz and Bokharan lambs, size 22 by 9 in., are of a coarser, looser curl, and chiefly used for coat linings, while the Persians are used for outside of garments, collars, cuffs, stoles, muffs, hats and trimmings and gloves.
It is therefore reasonable to suppose that the book was composed not later than the first half of the 2nd century B.C.,or (if we give the looser meaning to hair ros) even before the beginning of the century.
The limbs of the U are further twisted together in a looser or tighter coil, the axis of which may be traversed by a "spindle" muscle arising from the posterior end of the body.
Or the stream by cutting into another stream (piracy), but cutting through a barrier near its head waters, by entering a region of looser or softer rock; and by glacial drainage, may form a flood plain simply by filling up its valley (alluviation only).
It was formerly fastened with strings, but now with the ghundi (the old form of button) and tukmah or loop. In southern India, Gujarat and in the United Provinces the arid is much the same as to length and fit as the English shirt; as the traveller goes northward from Delhi to the Afghan border he sees the kurta becoming longer and looser till he finds the Pathan wearing it almost to his ankles, with very full wide sleeves.
of coast, with its hinterland, between the mouths of the rivers Dande and Kwanza, forming the central portion of the Portuguese dominions in West Africa; in a looser manner Angola is used to designate all the western coast of Africa south of the Congo in the possession of Portugal; but the name is now officially applied to the whole of the province.
After the Arab conquest the name was retained both as the designation of a definite province and in a looser sense.
conform reasonably with the looser guidelines for a service of the word in Common Worship.
It contains more roots, and as a rule, is darker in colour than the subsoil on account of the larger proportion of decaying vegetable matter present in it: it is also looser in texture than the subsoil.
The lines of cardinal importance are (I) the rasceta or cross sulci, which isolate the hand from the forearm at the wrist, and which are the flexion folds between the looser forearm skin and that tied down to the fascia above the level of the anterior annular ligament.
In a looser sense the word is employed to denote abstinence from certain kinds of food merely; and this meaning, which in ordinary usage is probably the more prevalent, seems also to be at least tolerated by the Church of England when it speaks of " fast or abstinence days," as if fasting and abstinence were synonymous.
An Equisetaceous plant, which Brongniart named Phyllotheca in 1828, is another member of the same flora; this type bears a close resemblance to Equisetum in the long internodes and the whorled leaves encircling the nodes, but differs in the looser leaf-sheaths and in the long spreading filiform leaf-segments, as also in the structure of the cones.
buxom wenches lovelier - and tongues grew looser.
heads-up match when he went in with KK (signs of a looser image maybe?
Escaped Newlines: Slightly looser rules for escaped newlines.
plaintive plea for a return to the old days of rather looser money?
With the passage of time and ale, the men grew friendlier and the buxom wenches lovelier - and tongues grew looser.
Towards the south the tribal organization becomes looser and is gradually supplanted by a kind of feudal system; among the powerful aristocratic houses may be mentioned the Vliores at Avlona, who are stated to own over 150 sq.
This catena of time-references is of course unique in the Gospels as a basis for a chronology of the ministry; and it is not reasonable to doubt (with Loisy, loc. cit., who suggests that the aim was to produce an artificial correspondence of a three and a half years' ministry with the half-week of Daniel; but many and diverse as are the early interpretations of Daniel's seventy weeks, no one before Eusebius thought of connecting the half-week with the ministry), that the evangelist intended these notices as definite historical data, possibly for the correction of the looser synoptic narratives and of the erroneous impressions to which they had given rise.
Fossil flowers of a type more like that of modern Cycads are few in number, and it is not by any means certain that all of those described as Cycadean flowers and seeds were borne by plants which should be included in the Cycadophyta; a few female flowers have been described from Rhaetic rocks of Scania and elsewhere under the name Zamiostrobus - these consist of an axis with slender pedicels or carpophylls given off at a wide angle and bearing two ovules at the distal end; the structure is in fact similar to that of a Zamia female flower, in which the internodes of the peduncle have been elongated so as to give a looser arrangement to the carpels.
The looser the skin is, the greater the likelihood that pain will be felt.
Remember to frame a bit looser at first since the bursts will likely be all over the place.
Brides can also select looser, more diaphanous gowns that won't cling to the skin.
Jeans for girls into the tween years should be looser and sturdier, so that the girls can run and play with abandon.
For boys, there is a little more material in the crotch area to make them fit looser.
In addition, some girls like a more fitted jersey, while others prefer a looser fit.
If grooming is a concern, choose a slightly wider, looser collar to prevent excessive problems.
This results in lowered nutrition and larger, looser stools.
In some of its forms it is curiously like the Holly, and is frequently mistaken for it, but it is of looser growth and less thickly furnished with leaves, and is of dwarfer and more shrubby habit.
Also, many men don't want their tees hugging them and prefer a looser fit.
Lightweight men's denim enabled a looser look for jeans.
Now is the time to adjust the bow's tightness; pull it tauter or make it looser depending on your comfort level.
A fitted men's sport shirt is almost a contradiction in terms, as the casual sport shirt, by its nature, has a looser fit than a dress shirt.
These were worn for business and other important daytime activity, whereas the shorter, looser sack coat was worn for a leisurely day.
Or are you planning some extreme athletic activity where the looser fit would be more comfortable?
Wearwolf has two styles available to accommodate preferences for either a looser or more tailored cut.
However. If you can't find the perfect fit, it's best to err a bit on the looser side with a pair of plus size petite cargo pants to get the look you want.
However, if your plus size body shape is not the kind you want to emphasize, then pick a looser fit.
This suit style has a looser and more flowing top that will hide your midsection, making it a flattering choice for those concerned with the stomach area.
Because the child's fibrillin is abnormal, his or her connective tissues are looser than usual, which weakens or damages the support structures of the entire body.
Syndactyly may be either a complete fusion of fingers or toes or a looser webbing of skin between them.
The physical contact between dance partners can range from a close ballroom hold to a looser connection through holding one hand casually.
Small sizes create a tighter curl while large barrels create looser, more open curls.
By telling the stylist that the style is painful while she is braiding, she can loosen up the painful braid and braid the other braids looser.
Body waves are exactly the same chemical process as a perm yet result in a much looser wave formation.
Men's coats tend to fit looser than women's and often are more affordable.
Nursing clothing is usually looser fitting (due to post-baby weight), so it can be worn throughout the first and possibly part of the second trimester.
However, some people prefer them because the fit is looser.
The style is looser, the sleeves are longer than most (usually touching the elbows) as well as much wider, and they tend to dip low in the back, creating an enticing back view.
It wasn't until the 1950s that the looser swim trunk emerged.
They typically have a built-in brief with a looser outer covering and offer modesty, comfort and a good range of motion.
Training suits come in regular fit nylon, or in mesh poly or a baggy nylon, which are looser fitting to promote drag for training.
You can find some that are more fitted, essentially tube tops with a bikini bottom, although most women seem to prefer the looser option.
The suit is a looser fit to hide the hips.
Many women like tankinis because some have a looser top that can hide bulges while still allowing for plenty of fun in the sun.
During the day, a dress would be slightly more modest, but summer dresses were looser and more comfortable than they had ever been.
Another option is layering leggings and men's trousers, like a pair of knee pad leggings with a pair of looser camouflage drawstring pants.
Many mother-of-the-bride suits, on the other hand, usually feature a longer, looser jacket in a more flowing fabric.
Take advantage of Dress Barn's looser dresses, which make for perfect swimsuit cover-ups.
Don't forget that you can add shape to one of their looser pieces with an elastic or leather belt.
You may feel more comfortable in the ones that are looser through the thighs, or you may feel that the ones that fit more closely to the body keep them from riding up.
During summer, choose a cocktail dress that encourages comfort with a looser cut.
Twisted wicks, in comparison, have a looser construction that allows the candle to burn very quickly.
Jazz dancers prefer close-fitting costumes with looser pants and soft leather jazz shoes.
For adults looking to spend a night out dancing, go for looser cottons that breathe.
Cowboy styles are, by nature, looser than other types of knee high boots.
Most yoga pants are form fitting, but some styles are looser than others.
A looser pair of pants will allow movement, allow your legs to breath, and will bend and shape into each position comfortably.
You might also be able to feel the difference if your clothes are feeling a little looser or just fitting better.
The younger set during this era eschewed the girdle's tight constriction and preferred looser, free-flowing styles.
If you wear clothing that is typically looser, you have the option to make more liberal choices.
Nor did it stay in fashion - corsets in the early 19th century were somewhat looser and more comfortable, skimming the body and concentrating on keeping the back straight.
Some women's breasts appear full and feel firm, while others contain looser tissue and tend to sag.
On the other side, a woman who had recently lost weight was wearing her old bra, not realizing how much looser it had gotten.
You can adjust the fit of the cups by tying the halter top a little tighter or looser.
But many of the looser fitting items will come in small, medium or large, so if you know the dress size, a clerk will be able to help you choose.
The lace-up variety allows you to get more or less shaping because you can pull the ends tighter or allow for a looser fit.
If the clothes in her closet are looser and don't show much skin, she'll probably want something a little modest.
You can leave the laces as they are until you decide you want it tighter or looser overall.
If you see that the fabric is pilling or the fit is looser than it used to be, it's time to retire the bra.
Cycle Shorts: These longer boxer briefs are often seen on athletes--but not just cyclists--who like to layer them underneath looser layers.
You can also spot cycle shorts worn underneath soccer players' looser shorts layers.
Larger Trunk: A looser, elastic-waisted boxer short suits men with a bigger midsection.
Nighties with a looser silhouette will accommodate a man's girth more easily than a woman's, but not everyone wants to wear a trapeze nightgown.
Fitted styles are tighter and they're often more flattering than their unisex straighter-cut, looser counterparts.
The details have shifted, however, to create a looser, cooler fit.
In a looser sense the term Karroo is also used of the vast northern plains of the Cape which are part of the inner table-land of the continent.
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