Sable sentence example
The tails are used for artists' "sable" brushes.
The sable antelope is a southern species in which both sexes are black or FIG.
Anatole went out of the room and returned a few minutes later wearing a fur coat girt with a silver belt, and a sable cap jauntily set on one side and very becoming to his handsome face.
Fool, I told you the sable one!
Sable gills, the strongest fur suited for ladies' linings, is taken as the standard.Advertisement
However, at nine o'clock the prince, in his velvet coat with a sable collar and cap, went out for his usual walk.
They have been successfully dyed and used as a substitute for sable.
The fur has often been designated as red or Tatar sable.
The best, from Norway, are very durable and of good appearance and an excellent substitute for American sable.
The dyeing of these very pale skins has been for so long well executed that it has been possible to make very good useful and effective articles of them at a moderate price compared to Russian sable.Advertisement
As has been explained, sable is a term applied for centuries past to the darker sorts of the Russian Siberian martens, and for years past the same term has been bestowed by the retail trade upon the American and Canadian martens.
The kolinski, or as it is sometimes styled Tatar sable, is the animal, the tail of which supplies hair for artists' brushes.
Sold as real Russian sable.
Sold as sable.
The reindeer now occurs only as a fossil; the sable, mentioned in the annals, has migrated eastwards; the wild horse, described by the annals as intermediate between the horse and the ass - probably similar to the Equus przewalskii of central Asia - is reputed to have been met with in the 13th century in the basin of the Warta, and two centuries later in the forests of Lithuania.Advertisement
There are deer (at least five species), boars, bears, antelopes, beavers, otters, badgers, tiger-cats, marten, an inferior sable, striped squirrels, &c. Among birds there are black eagles, peregrines (largely used in hawking), and, specially protected by law, turkey bustards, three varieties of pheasants, swans, geese, common and spectacled teal, mallards, mandarin ducks white and pink ibis, cranes, storks, egrets, herons, curlews, pigeons, doves, nightjars, common and blue magpies, rooks, crows, orioles, halcyon and blue kingfishers, jays, nut-hatches, redstarts, snipe, grey shrikes, hawks, kites, &c. But, pending further observations, it is not possible to say which of the smaller birds actually breed in Korea and which only make it a halting-place in their annual migrations.
The chief tributaries of the lake on the U.S. side are Thunder bay river, Au Sable river and Saginaw river.
The black bear, wolf, catamount, wolverine, wild cat, fox, beaver, racoon, marten, sable, woodchuck, skunk, otter, mink, rabbit and squirrel are also found.
He has sketched Jacqueline Pascal (1844), Madame de Longueville (18J3), the marquise de Sable (1854), the duchesse de Chevreuse (1856), Madame de Hautefort (1856).
In vain did the malcontent princes attempt to set up a new League of Public Weal, the Guerre folle (Mad War), in which the duke of Brittany, Francis II., played the part of Charles the Bold, dragging in the people of Lorraine and the king of Navarre, In vain did Charles VIII., his majority attained, at once abandon in the treaty of Sable the benefits gained by the victory of Saint-Aubin du Cormier (1488).Advertisement
The active pursuit of fishing as an industry may be dated as beginning about 1700, for then began voyages beyond Cape Sable.
The colors are black, white, blue, agouti, chinchilla, sable, seal point and fawn.
Powerful sable and roan antelope roam the forests, while a growing elephant population is becoming more visible.
It does, however, boast a lot of leopard and Kenya's only population of sable antelope.
Argent a fesse sable with a lion passant argent a fesse sable with a lion passant argent thereon.Advertisement
Per pale argent and sable, two bars per pale gules and of the first, in chief three pierced cinquefoils ermine.
The arms of Bishop Joseph Hall 1627 - 1641 Sable, three Talbots ' heads erased argent.
They depict the See of Oxford impaling argent an eagle sable charged with a mullet argent.
Sable a fesse argent cut off at the ends.
Ceramic and glass objects can be dusted using a soft sable brush, holding the object with one hand.
He beares to his armes " sable 3 bells argent a canton ermine " .
Four massive roads branch out from here, traversing the large expanses within Sable's city walls.
Manufactured from only the finest taper dressed, pure Kolinsky Sable hair, in rust-proof, seamless nickel plated ferrules with black polished handles.
Argent, a cross engrailed gules, between four water bougets sable.
Crystal Silver, Astral Black and Sable body colors are available with red leather and Chili Red and Lagoon Blue with gray leather interior.
Argent a fesse gules between three eagles ' heads razed sable with three scallops or upon the fesse.
Argent a bend sable with three right hands argent thereon cut off at the wrist.
Bendy argent and gules a chief sable with a bar dancetty or therein.
Whilst today's synthetic brushes perform excellently, pure sable still has the edge.
The most common are black, white and shades of cream, brown, orange, sable and gold.
All animals deserve to be kept as well as welsh sheep or Russian sable.
And mercury sable of a medical these rings feature checks and paying.
Argent a lion gules with a golden crown in a border sable bezanty.
We game drive our way through Mahango and have the chance to spot rarely seen Namibian species such as roan the majestic sable antelope.
In 1136, while the count was in Normandy, Robert of Sable put himself at the head of the movement, to which Geoffrey responded by destroying Briollay and occupying La Suze, and Robert of Sable himself was forced to beg humbly for pardon through the intercession of the bishop of Angers.
Go to Matrena Matrevna and ask her for the sable cloak.
Whilst today 's synthetic brushes perform excellently, pure sable still has the edge.
Top quality pure sable brushes from Da Vinci specially made for Ken Bromley Art Supplies at a most amazing price.
Desserts are sublime - try the lemon creme brulee with poached blackberries and sable cookie.
According to the American Kennel Club Pomeranian Breed Standard, Pom coats are orange, red, orange sable, black and red sable, with adult dogs weighing between three and seven pounds.
In the novel series, Sam kept a book open to shepherds on his coffee table and his favorite form was that of a sable and white border collie.
The nearby Huron and Au Sable National Forests offer ample opportunities for all varieties of outdoor sports.
If you don't want the brush marks to show on your painting, look for soft sable brushes.
Three colors are available with this style, including white, sable rose and black.
They were a soft, sable brown with specs of black that seemed to swirl in motion around her pupils like two tiny solar systems.
The sable has quite disappeared, being found only on the Urals; the beaver may be trapped at a few places in Minsk, and the otter is very rare.
The forests on the Amur yielded a rich return of furs during the first years of the Russian occupation, and the Amur sable, although much inferior to the Yakutsk and Transbaikalian, was largely exported.
Servien lived at Angers or on his estates at Sable until the death of Louis when Mazarin entrusted him with the conduct, conjointly with the comte d'Avaux, of French diplomatic affairs in Germany.
But Fulk le Rechin (the Cross-looking), brother of Geoffrey the Bearded, who had at first been contented with an appanage consisting of Saintonge and the chcitellenie of Vihiers, having allowed Saintonge to be taken in 1062 by the duke of Aquitaine, took advantage of the general discontent aroused in the countship by the unskilful policy of Geoffrey to make himself master of Saumur (25th of February 1067) and Angers (4 th of April), and cast Geoffrey into prison at Sable.
Among those who revolted were Guy of Laval, Giraud of Montreuil-Bellay, the viscount of Thouars, the lords of Mirebeau, Amboise, Parthenay and Sable.
In 1139 Geoffrey took Mirebeau, and in 1142 Champtoceaux, but in 1145 a new revolt broke out, this time under the leadership of Elias, the count's own brother, who, again with the assistance of Robert of Sable, laid claim to the countship of Maine.
The porcupine is common, but the Canada pine marten or American sable, fisher, and red fox are rare, and the black bear and grey wolf are found only in small numbers.
English mayors' and civic officials' robes are frequently trimmed with this fur in lieu of sable.
Taking into consideration the size, it is not so costly as the natural black fox, or the darkest Russian sable, which is now the most expensive of all.
As illustrative of this, it may be explained that any brown tone of fur such as sable, marten, mink, black marten, beaver, nutria, &c., will go well upon black or very dark-brown furs, while those of a white or grey nature, such as ermine, white lamb, chinchilla, blue fox, silver fox, opossum, grey squirrel, grey lamb, will set well upon seal or black furs, as Persian lamb, broadtail, astrachan, caracul lamb, &c. White is also permissible upon some light browns and greys, but brown motley colours and greys should never be in contrast.
Hares, too, are dyed a sable colour and advertised as sable.
It has usually been assumed that this is an extension of the name of the fur, but sable fur is brown.
The sable and roan antelopes are distinguished from Oryx by the stout and thickly ringed horns rising vertically from a ridge over the eyes at an obtuse angle to the plane of the lower part of the face, and then sweeping backwards in a bold curve.
Sable antelope are among the handsomest of South African antelopes, and are endowed with great speed and staying power.
Hey, Matrena, the sable! he shouted so that his voice rang far through the rooms.
They are also dyed a sable colour.
The Viennese have been particularly successful, and their method has been to dye the skins a good brown and then not put in the dark stripes, which exist in sable and mink, until the garment or article is finished, thus obtaining as perfectly symmetrical effects as if the articles were made of small skins instead of large ones.
It is very durable for linings, and is an economical substitute for sable for coats, capes, boas and trimmings.
The sable, however, which formerly constituted the wealth of Siberia, is now exceedingly scarce.
Many species of antelope are found, mostly in small numbers, including the kudu, hartebeest, the sable and roan antelope, the white tailed and the brindled gnu, waterbuck, red buck, duiker, blesbok, palla, springbuck (numerous), steinbok, grysbok and klipspringer.
The supply of some of the most valuable, such as sable, silver and natural black fox, sea otter and ermine, which are all taken from animals of a more or less shy nature, does very gradually decrease with persistent hunting and the encroachment of man upon the districts where they live, but the climate of these vast regions is so cold and inhospitable that the probabilities of man ever permanently inhabiting them in numbers sufficient to scare away or exterminate the fur-bearing wild animals is unlikely.
Geoffrey took Elias prisoner, forced Robert of Sable to beat a retreat, and reduced the other barons to reason.
The skins are sold in the trade sale as martens, but as there are many that are of a very dark colour and the majority are almost as silky as the Russian sable, the retail trade has for generations back applied the term of sable to this fur.