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Petticoat

A petticoat is a womans undergarment, shaped like a skirt or skirt+bodice. Think of it as a skirt underneath a regular skirt. The purpose is possibly insulation, and certainly to make the skirt fly out in an attractive way. Petticoats which are s ...

                                               

Training corset

A training corset is a corset used for doing body modification. It may be used for orthopedic reasons for cosmetic reasons. The term "training corset" is also sometimes used for BDSM corsets used for discipline.

                                               

School uniform

A school uniform is a standard set of clothing students wear when they go to some schools. It might have a particular color of trousers or skirt, plus a matching shirt and perhaps a jacket or necktie, with matching shoes. In some countries, like ...

                                               

Uniform

Uniforms are special clothes to show that a group of people belong together. The group of people will all be dressed in the same way. People may wear uniforms for several reasons. The uniform will help the people to feel a team spirit so that the ...

                                               

Collage

Collage is an art term. It is a work of art like a painting but with pieces of paper and fabric stuck on a surface such as a piece of paper, wood or canvas. Collage is a popular technique in modern art. Types of collage are decoupage, photomontag ...

                                               

A Sound Garden

A Sound Garden is a public art work on NOAA property adjacent to Magnuson Park in Seattle, Washington. It was created in 1982 by Doug Hollis. It is constructed with a number of metal tubes on weathervane-like apparatus that catch the wind and moa ...

                                               

Staffordshire Hoard

The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest find of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork in Britain. It was discovered in a field near the village of Hammerwich, Lichfield, in Staffordshire on 5 July 2009. It consists of over 3.500 items. The objects ...

                                               

Vitruvian Man

The Vitruvian Man is a drawing made by Leonardo da Vinci in about 1490. Around the drawing are notes based on the work of the architect Vitruvius. The drawing is done in pen and ink on paper. It is of a male figure standing in two positions, that ...

                                               

Book

A book is a set of printed sheets of paper held together between two covers. The sheets of paper are usually covered with a text, language and illustrations. The book is a more flexible format than the earlier idea of the scroll. The change from ...

                                               

Amazon Standard Identification Number

The Amazon Standard Identification Number is number used by Amazon.com to identify books. When there is a ten-digit ISBN code, the ASIN is usually the same number. The ASIN can be useful to use when a book is old and has no ISBN code.

                                               

Antiquarian

An antiquarian or antiquary is a student of antiquities or things of the past. More specifically, the term is used for those who study history with particular attention to ancient artifacts. This includes archaeological and historic sites, or his ...

                                               

Audiobook

Audiobooks or "talking books" are books that have been read aloud by someone and recorded. Nowadays, they are usually recorded onto compact discs, although some older editions remain on cassette tapes. More recently, audiobooks have been availabl ...

                                               

Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, Inc. is the largest bookseller in the United States. It operates mostly through its Barnes & Noble Booksellers chain of bookstores which is based in lower Fifth Avenue in Lower Manhattan, New York City. Barnes & Noble also operate ...

                                               

Beyond Order

                                               

Book club

A book club is a club where people regularly meet to discuss a book that they have read and talk about their opinions, likes, dislikes of the characters and plot. Book clubs meet in private homes, libraries, bookstores, pubs, cafes or restaurants ...

                                               

Book cover

A book cover is any protective covering used to bind together the pages of a book. The covering may be of paper, or hard paper boards, or even plastic. The boards may be covered with paper, cloth or leather. They may be laminated, with a plastic ...

                                               

Book of the Dead

The Book of the Dead is a name for an Egyptian text. It is also known as The Book of Coming Forth By Day, or as the papyrus of Ani. It contains a number of texts, and spells. These allow the dead person to safely get to the place of the afterlife ...

                                               

Book Off

Book Off is Japan’s biggest chain of second hand bookstores. It is operated by Book Off Corporation Limited. The first Book Off store opened in May, 1990. The first franchisee Book Off store opened in Nov, 1991. The success of the business expand ...

                                               

BookCrossing

BookCrossing is defined as "the practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by others, who then do likewise." The term comes from bookcrossing.com, a free online book club which began in order to further the practice, wi ...

                                               

Bookstore

                                               

Bouquinistes

Bouquinistes are small bookstores in Paris, on each side of the River Seine. They are green boxes made ​​of wood. They were classified as a World Heritage Site in 1991. The word bouquinistes is used only in Paris. The word comes from bouquin, boo ...

                                               

Cookbook

A cookbook, or cookery book, is kind of book that tells people how to prepare food for eating using specific instructions called a recipe. Most cookbooks also have tips on how to eat and present the food as well. They usually list the ingredients ...

                                               

Cuentos del Sil

Cuentos del Sil is a Leonese language book written by nine leonese language writers. It was sponsored by the Provincial Government of Leon, and Leonese language associations "El Fueyu" and "El Toralin". The authors com from the Sil Valley, specia ...

                                               

Dedication

Dedication can mean: the act of consecrating a religious building such as a temple or church. Dedication can also mean the writing at the beginning of a book or piece of music in which the author or composer says that it was written for a particu ...

                                               

Dewey Decimal System

The Dewey Decimal System is a way to put books in order by subject. It is often used in public libraries and schools in the United States and other countries. It places the books on the shelf by subject using numbers from 000 to 999. It is called ...

                                               

Episode

An episode is a singular part of a story, radio or television program, they often follow in an order. They are often 20- 40 minutes long, and follow the same storyline.

                                               

Fever Crumb

                                               

Flipbook

                                               

Graphic novel

A graphic novel is a type of comic book usually with a long storyline similar to those of novels. The term also encompasses comic short story anthologies, and in some cases bound collections of previously published comic book series. Graphic nove ...

                                               

Grimoire

Grimoire is a book of witchcraft or paranormal magic. The word is pronounced "grim-warr", which rhymes with "guitar". The word is a mistaken way of saying grammar. It probably started being used in a time when not many people could read. Then any ...

                                               

Guide book

A guide book or a travel guide is a book about a place. It is made for visitors and tourists. It has facts about landmarks and activities of a place. There can also be maps of the place in the guide book. Travel guides can also be put on a travel ...

                                               

Handbook

A handbook is a pocket book that can be carried at all times. Now however, this term is thought to be very old and is not in normal use any more. Handbooks may have information about any topic, and are mostly guides of information in a special fi ...

                                               

Herbal

A herbal is a collection of plant descriptions: Very often, it also lists the properties of each plant, or its use, for example for medicine or alchemy. A herebal can also classify the plants it describes. One of the oldest known herbals is the V ...

                                               

Hijan Hirao

"Hijan Hirao", also spelt as "Hichan Hilao", is a Meitei poetry text, about the cutting down of a tree and crafting it into a boat. The poetic verse of the text is sung at the end of the religious festival of Lai Haraoba.

                                               

Ishi in Two Worlds

Ishi in Two Worlds is a biography of Ishi, the last known member of the Yahi Native American people. Theodora Kroeber wrote the book. It was published in 1961. It was translated into nine languages. Ishi had been found alone and starving outside ...

                                               

LibriVox

LibriVox is a group of worldwide volunteers who read and record public domain texts creating free public domain audiobooks for download from their website and other digital library hosting sites on the internet. It was founded in 2005 by Hugh McG ...

                                               

Lithography

Lithography is a method for printing using a stone or a metal plate with a completely smooth surface. Lithography was invented in 1796 by Bavarian author Alois Senefelder as a low-cost method of publishing theatrical works. Lithography can be use ...

                                               

Manor Farm

Manor Farm is the farm in the book Animal Farm. The name is switched to "Animal Farm" after the rebellion of the animals, but in the end of the book the leading pig, Napoleon, changes its name back to Manor Farm to please human neighbors.

                                               

New Folktales of Manipur

"New Folktales of Manipur" is a book, written by James Oinam. This collection documents Meitei mythology as well as Meitei beliefs and some of the many oral versions of Manipuri folktales which the author had heard during his childhood.

                                               

The New York Times Best Seller list

The New York Times Best Seller list is a list of best-selling books in the United States that has been published weekly on Sundays by the New York Times, a New York City based newspaper since 9 April 1942. It is also released a stand-alone public ...

                                               

List of books about nuclear issues

This is a list of books about nuclear issues. They are recent non-fiction books which relate to uranium mining, nuclear weapons and/or nuclear power. The Four Faces of Nuclear Terrorism 2004 American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robe ...

                                               

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is an online project that offers a digital archive of copyright-free e-books in the public domain. It was started in 1971 by Michael S. Hart. The purpose of the Project is to collect in and make available cultural work using com ...

                                               

Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States

The Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States or Blue Book is an American army book from the Revolutionary War. It is about how to teach soldiers to be good soldiers. Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben wrote the first ...

                                               

Roman à clef

Roman à clef means "novel with a key" in French. It is a phrase used for talking about literature and movies. A roman à clef is a type of story thats true for the most part except for details like the name of the main character. The "key" part of ...

                                               

The Satanic Bible

The Satanic Bible is a book by Anton LaVey. The Church of Satan considers it their main text. It is a collection of essays that detail the core principles of Satanism. It is not a book about worshiping Satan. Satan in The Satanic Bible is just a ...

                                               

Summa Theologica

                                               

The Coils of Pakhangba: A Culture History of Meeteis

"The Coils of Pakhangba: A Culture History of Meeteis" is a book, written by John Paratt. The book accounts for the early history of Meitei civilization, which flourished in Ancient Manipur. The name "Pakhangba", mentioned in the title of the boo ...

                                               

The Meitheis

"The Meitheis" is an encyclopedic book written by "Thomas Callan Hodson". It accounts for the information on the traditions, folklore and folktales of the Meitei ethnicity. It is a monograph, originally published under the orders of the Governmen ...

                                               

The Pleasing of the Gods: Meitei Lai Haraoba

"The Pleasing of the Gods: Meitei Lai Haraoba" is an encyclopedic book written by "John Parratt" and "Saroj Nalini Arambam Parratt". It accounts for the encyclopedic knowledge of the sacred festival of Lai Haraoba of Sanamahism, the Meitei religi ...

                                               

The Prince and the Rose

The Prince and the Rose is a 1986 novel written by Th. Suresh, based on the biography of Bir Tikendrajit, the Crown Prince of the then Manipur kingdom. The story focuses on the love affairs between the Manipuri prince and a British lady. It was w ...

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