Grand relief

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Grand relief (Sculp) Sculp, alto relievo.
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Usage

In literature:

Another relief party presently arrived at the cabin on the Grands Mulets and quartered themselves there to await events.
"A Tramp Abroad, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Another relief party presently arrived at the cabin on the Grands Mulets and quartered themselves there to await events.
"A Tramp Abroad" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The Grand-duke of Tuscany was advancing to the relief of the town; it was determined to deliver the assault.
"A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume VI. of VI." by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
A confession is a grand relief.
"Mary Cary" by Kate Langley Bosher
M. Bailly, one of the grand agents of paper circulation, lets you into the nature of this relief.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. III. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
Its fragments are peculiarly grand and massive, while its sculptures are in strong and bold relief.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 5. (of 7): Persia" by George Rawlinson
One man from each detached guard is to be sent to the grand parade to pilot the new guard to the relief of the old ones.
"The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn" by Henry P. Johnston
By way of relief to these grand doings, Manabozho was disposed to vary his experiences by bestowing a little time upon the sports of the woods.
"The Indian Fairy Book" by Cornelius Mathews
Her vivid imagination had instantly pictured relief and a grand holiday.
"Donald and Dorothy" by Mary Mapes Dodge
Once more that night Si was called, in addition to his tramps with the "reliefs" and the "grand rounds.
"Si Klegg, Book 1 (of 6) His Transformation From A Raw Recruit To A Veteran" by John McElroy
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In news:

Thousands of parents in the Rio Grande Valley are breathing a sigh of relief.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. About 200,000 young illegal immigrants in Colorado may qualify for an exemption under a federal program that provides temporary relief and work permits for immigrants who entered the country as children.
Sea Dogs player launches ' Grand Slam for Sandy' relief effort.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Therapy dogs skilled in helping ailing patients brought their tail-wagging medicine to the healers-in-training Wednesday, Dec 12: They visited medical students to provide a little stress relief during exam week.
Janet Fallon of Milford was the grand prize winner of the Good Morning Cincinnati Economic Relief Plan.
Flood danger zone in Grand Forks may soon get some relief.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Mercantile Bank Corp. Has bought its way out of the federal government's "Troubled Asset Relief Program," also known as TARP .
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