For all your dictionary needs!
Tip. You can look up words, expressions, names, titles...

A Piece of Red Cloth


"A Piece of Red Cloth" is a short film, directed by Zhang Yuan.

  • country: China
  • genre: Chinese Movies

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for A Piece of Red Cloth

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewThe Foreign Quarterly Review (1834)

Still, sight cannot be a very perfect or distinct sensation in this class; a fish will rise at a clumsily made artificial fly, if of the proper colours, and for many of them a piece of red cloth is a sufficient bait, being readily mistaken for a morsel of raw meat. That fishes possess the sense of smell, that certain odours attract or repel them, seems unquestionable, and there is every reason to believe, that as in other animals, so in them, the seat of this sense is in the nostrils, which we find tapestried ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of Heraldry ... Containing All the Rules of Blazon ... (1739)

by James Coats

Mackenzy supposes the Name Gules to be deriv'd from the Hebrew Word Gulude , a Piece of Red Cloth ,. or from the Arabhk Word Gule, a red Rose, as Menestrier observes. Sylvauus Morgan tells us, it denotes the Power of the Almighty ; and in Moral Vertues it denotes Martial Prowess, Boldness, and Hardiness ; with Gold a desire to Conquer ; with Argent, revenging the Innocents fnd beating down the Envious; the Ancients using this Colour to make them terrible to theit Enemies, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Heraldica Or Complete Dictionary of Heraldry (1828)

by William Berry

Mackenzie supposes the term gules to be derived from the Hebrew word gulude, a piece of red cloth, or from the Arabic word gule, a red rose, as observed by Manestrier. Colombiere says that ancient heralds have called this colour warlike ...

Google previewUres̀“ Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines (1867)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure

Red; Blue; Yellow Black - - White - - - Yellow; Blue ; Red The mixed contrast gives the reason why a brilliant colour should never be looked at for any length of time, if its true tint or brilliancy is to be appreciated; for if a person looks, for example, at a piece of red cloth for a few minutes, green, its complementary colour is generated in the eye, and adding itself to a portion of the red, produces black, which tarnishes the beauty of the red. This contrast explains why the shade of a colour, ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for A Piece of Red Cloth

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Share this page

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary