ermine :

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ur muhn

  • n  the expensive white fur of the ermine
  • n  mustelid of northern hemisphere in its white winter coat

  • Among the spectators, it was noted, ermine was definitely passe, having been replaced by white mink, which may be a purification symbol.
  • Peers sat robed in scarlet, gold and ermine.
  • Donning a lion mask and faux-ermine cape he begins to think of himself as "the groundskeeper.
News & Articles

  • Four Arts plans class on art masterpieces
    Joan Lipton is slated to explore the qualities that make an artwork a masterpiece Aug. 14 at The Society of the Four Arts’ Dixon Education Building. The class, which is part of the Campus on the Lake series, will be offered at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Works featured will include the Venus of Willendorf , which dates from 24,000 to 22,000 B.C., Leonardo da Vinci’s Lady with an Ermine, Francisco de Goya ...
    July 25, 2013 - Palm Beach Daily News

  • Keith Richards in CNN International
    I don't want to step out onstage with someone wearing a coronet and sporting the old ermine,Richards said.
  • Da Vinci in Village Voice
    The ermine is so fastidious that he will allow himself to be caught by hunters before he will take refuge in a muddy spot,wrote Leonardo da Vinci in his Bestiary.
  • Alex Salmond in BBC News
    Mr Salmond said: "How glad I am that this party will not be nominating any Scottish patriot to sit on the ermine benches between Lord Archer and Lord Watson."

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