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  • canvas — I. noun also canvass Etymology: Middle English canevas, from Anglo French canevas, chanevaz, from Vulgar Latin *cannabaceus hempen, from Latin cannabis hemp more at cannabis Date: 13th century 1. a firm closely woven cloth usually of linen, hemp …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Chamak copper plates — The Chamak copper plates are an epigraphic record of the Vakataka (more properly Vākāṭaka) dynasty, documenting a land donation to brāhmaṇas in the reign king Pravarasena II in the fifth century CE. They were found at Chamak, in District Amravati …   Wikipedia

  • canvass — can·vass also can·vas / kan vəs/ vb vassed also vased, vass·ing, also, vas·ing vt 1 a: to examine in detail; specif: to examine (votes) officially for authenticity b: to make the subject of discussion or debate …   Law dictionary

  • trans|vase — «trans VAYS, tranz », transitive verb, vased, vas|ing. to pour into another vessel. ╂[< French transvaser < Latin trāns across + vās vessel] …   Useful english dictionary

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