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AcronymDefinition
BEADBloomington Entertainment and Arts District (Indiana)
BEADBuilt Environment, Art and Design (Curtin University of Technology; Perth, Western Australia, Australia)
BEADBusiness Exchange on AIDS and Development
BEADBachelor of Education After Degree
BEADBeginning Extended Area Descriptor (digital technology)
BEADBrussels Evolutionary Algorithms Day (conference)
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The beautiful ladies are always gayly dancing around with pink sunshades and bead purses, and the grand gentlemen are politely dancing and drinking ginger pop.
If Anne had tumbled off the roof on the side up which she had ascended Diana would probably have fallen heir to the pearl bead ring then and there.
Were I to say "This little fancy business is not mine";' with a lithe sweep of his easily-turning hand around him, to comprehend the various objects on the shelves; '"it is the little business of a Christian young gentleman who places me, his servant, in trust and charge here, and to whom I am accountable for every single bead," they would laugh.
Child being fond of toys, cribbed the necklace, hid it, played with it, cut the string, and swallowed a bead.
I remember how, as we bent over the pea-vines, beads of perspiration used to gather on her upper lip like a little moustache.
Farther down, before one of the cottages, a lady in black was walking demurely up and down, telling her beads.
Besides, amber is a hard, transparent, brittle, odorless substance, used for mouth-pieces to pipes, for beads and ornaments; but ambergris is soft, waxy, and so highly fragrant and spicy, that it is largely used in perfumery, in pastiles, precious candles, hair-powders, and pomatum.
I was only admiring them; I had no use for them; I hardly ever wear beads.
Only Zinita said nothing, but stood looking at Nada from beneath her bent brows, while by one hand she held the little daughter of Umslopogaas, her child, and with the other played with the beads about her neck.
They then ordered all the beads, images, crosses, and relics which the Catholics made use of to be thrown into the fire.
He is caparisoned in the most dashing and fantastic style; the bridles and crupper are weightily embossed with beads and cockades; and head, mane, and tail, are interwoven with abundance of eagles' plumes, which flutter in the wind.
Such as the beads of a rosary told by business-like shipowners for the greater profit of the world they slip one by one into the open: while in the offing the inward-bound ships come up singly and in bunches from under the sea horizon closing the mouth of the river between Orfordness and North Foreland.