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Bartholomew Fair

Held in West Smithfield (1133–1855) on St. Bartholomew's Day. A Bartholomew doll. A tawdry, overdressed woman; like a flashy, bespangled doll offered for sale at Bartholomew Fair. …

Bartholomew

(St.). The symbol of this saint is a knife, in allusion to the knife with which he was flayed alive. St. Bartholomew's Day, August 24th. Probably Bartholomew is the apostle called “…

Fair

(The). Charles IV., King of France, le Bel (1294, 1322-1328). Philippe IV. of France, le Bel (1268, 1285-1314). Fair as Lady Done. A great Cheshire family that has long occupied a mansion…

Fairing

(A). A present from a fair. The ing is a patronymic = a descendant of, come from, belonging to. “Fairings come thus plentifully in.” Shakespeare: Love's Labour's Lost, v. 2. …

Samuel Bartholomew

Samuel BartholomewAge: 81 blocking back who captained Tennessee's 1939 undefeated, unscored upon football team (reg. season); won trophy for outstanding blocker in the SEC in 1938 and 1939; th…

Allan Bartholomew WALSH

WALSH, Allan Bartholomew, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Trenton, N.J., August 29, 1874; attended Immaculate Conception Parochial School and the public schools of Trenton; employed w…

John Bartholomew SOSNOWSKI

SOSNOWSKI, John Bartholomew, a Representative from Michigan; born in Detroit, Mich., December 8, 1883; attended the parochial and Army schools; during the Spanish-American War enlisted as a pri…

Fair Play

by Alicia Potter In State Fair, the 1933 movie musical, the mother aims to win the bake-off; the father, the hog competition; and as for the teens, they're looking for love. Six…

Fair Way

In a fair way. On the right tack. The “fair way” is the proper track through a channel. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Fair and SquareFair Trade …

Fair Maid

(The). Fair Maid of Anjou. Lady Edith Plantagenet, who married David, Prince Royal of Scotland. Fair Maid of February. The snow-drop, which blossoms in February. Fair Maid of Kent. Joan, …