bottle of hay

bottle of hay
bottle of hay)
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  • Bottle — Bot tle, n. [OE. botel, OF. botel, dim. of F. botte; cf. OHG. bozo bunch. See {Boss} stud.] A bundle, esp. of hay. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Chaucer. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Message in a Bottle (canción) — «Message in a Bottle» Sencillo de The Police del álbum Reggatta de Blanc Lado B Landlord Formato Sencillo de 7 pulgadas Grabación 1979 Género(s) …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Robert Hay Drummond — Robert Hay (November 10, 1711 December 10, 1776), known later as Robert Hay Drummond of Cromlix and Innerpeffray, was Archbishop of York from 1761 to 1776.Origins and birthHay was the second son of George Hay, Viscount Dupplin (who succeeded his… …   Wikipedia

  • a swarm in May is worth a load of hay; a swarm in June is worth a silver spoon; but a swarm in July is not worth a fly — 1655 S. HARTLIB Reformed Commonwealth of Bees 26 It being a Proverb, that a Swarm of Bees in May is worth a Cow and a Bottle [bundle] of Hay, whereas a Swarm in July is not worth a Fly. 1710 Tusser Redivivus May 11 The Proverb says, ‘A Swarm in… …   Proverbs new dictionary

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  • BURIDAN, JEAN —    a scholastic doctor of the 14th century, born in Artois, and famous as the reputed author, though there is no evidence of it in his works, of the puzzle of the hungry and thirsty ass, called after him Buridan s Ass, between a bottle of hay and …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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