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1) costume. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The use of ornament preceded the use of protective garments; its purpose was to emphasize social position by a great display of trophies, charms, and other valuables...

2) oilcloth. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Subsequently it was made of heavy canvas, jute, or burlap, sized with glue, and coated with a thick oil paint, several coats being used and successively rubbed down...

3) Leslie, Miriam Florence (Folline). The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Miriam Florence (Folline), c.1836-1914, American publisher, b. New Orleans. She became editor of Frank Leslie's Lady's Journal in 1871 and married Leslie in 1874....

4) Strange, Sir Robert. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir Robert, 1721-92, English engraver. The outstanding historical engraver of his day, he became a member of the academies of Rome, Florence, Bologna, and France...

5) vicuna. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...South American hoofed mammal, Vicugna vicugna, the smallest member of the camel family. It is 30 in. (75 cm) high at the shoulder, with a long, slender neck and pale,...

6) ermine. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mustela erminea, called short-tailed weasel in North America and stoat in the Old World. The white pelts are made into wraps, coats, and trimmings. The black-tipped...

7) Hittite art and architecture. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hittite art and architecture, works of art and structures created by the ancient Hittites 1 BackgroundThe Hittite invaders of central Anatolia (the area that is present-day...

8) Ku Klux Klan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American history, although other less important groups have also used the name. The first Ku Klux Klan was an organization that thrived in the South during the Reconstruction...

9) Natives, North American. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...North American, peoples who occupied North America before the arrival of the Europeans in the 15th cent. They have long been known as Indians because of the belief...

10) Peter I, czar of Russia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Peter I, czar of Russia, or Peter the Great, 1672-1725, czar of Russia (1682-1725), major figure in the development of imperial Russia. 1 Early LifePeter was the...

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