a piece of nonsense

чепуха́ ж

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  • NONSENSE — « A piece of nonsense », c’est en anglais courant une bêtise, une absurdité: un «non sens» bien sûr; et pourtant, le terme anglais a une richesse spécifique. Anglais d’abord parce que la langue anglaise en est le lieu sonore d’élection; ainsi les …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • piece — [pēs] n. [ME pece < OFr < ML * pettia < Celt * pett > Welsh peth, part, Bret pez, piece] 1. a part or fragment broken or separated from the whole 2. a section, division, or quantity regarded as complete in itself and distinct from the …   English World dictionary

  • piece — piece1 [ pis ] noun *** ▸ 1 individual object ▸ 2 part separated from something ▸ 3 one of a particular type ▸ 4 writing/art etc. ▸ 5 object in board game ▸ 6 gun ▸ 7 coin of particular value ▸ 8 short distance ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count piece of an… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • piece — I UK [piːs] / US [pɪs] noun [countable] Word forms piece : singular piece plural pieces *** 1) a) an individual object of a particular type piece of: I ve used four pieces of paper already. Power tools can be expensive pieces of equipment. b) a… …   English dictionary

  • piece — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Vulgar Latin *pettia, of Gaulish origin; akin to Welsh peth thing Date: 13th century 1. a part of a whole: as a. fragment < pieces of broken glass > b. any of the individual members… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Nonsense verse — is a form of light, often rhythmical verse, usually for children, depicting peculiar characters in amusing and fantastical situations. It is whimsical and humorous in tone and tends to employ fanciful phrases and meaningless made up words.[1]… …   Wikipedia

  • Piece of Mind — Studioalbum von Iron Maiden Veröffentlichung 16. Mai 1983 Label EMI, Electrola GmbH Co. KG Fo …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Literary nonsense — (or nonsense literature) is a broad categorization of literature that uses sensical and nonsensical elements to defy language conventions or logical reasoning. Even though the most well known form of literary nonsense is nonsense verse, the genre …   Wikipedia

  • Edward Lear — Infobox Writer name = Edward Lear birthdate = birth date|1812|5|12 birthplace = Highgate, London, England deathdate = death date and age|1888|1|29|1812|5|12 deathplace = Sanremo, Italy occupation = Artist, Poet nationality = British period = 1830 …   Wikipedia

  • Jacques Offenbach — Offenbach in the 1860s Jacques Offenbach (20 June 1819 – 5 October 1880) was a Prussian born French composer, cellist and impresario. He is remembered for his nearly 100 operettas of the 1850s–1870s and his uncompleted opera The Tales of Hoffmann …   Wikipedia

  • Samuel Foote — (January, 1720 ndash; October 21, 1777) was an English dramatist, actor and theatre manager from Cornwall.Early lifeBorn into a well to do family, [Hartnoll, p.290.] Foote was baptized in Truro, Cornwall on January 27, 1720. [Britannica.] His… …   Wikipedia


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