Mermaid

Mermaids have been a popular subject of art and literature in recent centuries, such as in Hans Christian Andersen`s well-known fairy tale `The Little Mermaid` (1836). They have subsequently been depicted in operas, paintings, books, films and comics. == Etymology and related terms == The word mermaid is a compound of the Old English mere (sea)......
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Mermaid

• (n.) A fabled marine creature, typically represented as having the upper part like that of a woman, and the lower like a fish; a sea nymph, sea woman, or woman fish.
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mermaid

noun half woman and half fish; lives in the sea
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Mermaid

[dinghy] The Do-it-yourself Mermaid is an 11 foot (3.4m) plywood sailing dinghy designed by Roger Hancock in 1962. Usually built at home, it is suitable for a crew of two or three. It can be sailed, rowed or motored and can be trailed or car-topped. The boat is gunter rigged, with one size of jib. A spinnaker is used for racing. ==Design== ...
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Mermaid

[Hitomi Shimatani song] `Mermaid` is the second single from Japanese pop singer Hitomi Shimatani`s fifth studio album, Heart & Symphony, and her eighteenth single overall. `Mermaid` is described as a mixture between dance, pop, and has some presumably gothic undertones due to the `dark` sound of the song and the organ and harpsichord used i...
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Mermaid

[Ninurta] the Mermaid (from Sumerian Kuli-ana: mermaid) in Sumerian mythology was one of the Heroes slain by Ninurta, patron god of Lagash, in ancient Iraq. Her body was hung on the foot-board of Ninurta`s chariot (lines 55-63 ). ...
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Mermaid

Mer'maid noun [ Anglo-Saxon mere lake, sea. See Mere lake, and maid .] A fabled marine creature, typically represented as having the upper part like that of a woman, and the lower like a fish; a sea nymph, sea woman, or woman fish. » Chaucer uses this word as equivalent to the...
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mermaid

a fabled marine creature with the head and upper body of a human being and the tail of a fish. Similar divine or semidivine beings appear in ancient ... [4 related articles]
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mermaid

A fabled marine creature, typically represented as having the upper part like that of a woman, and the lower like a fish; a sea nymph, sea woman, or woman fish. ... Chaucer uses this word as equivalent to the siren of the ancients. Mermaid fish, a European spatangoid sea urchin (Echinocardium cordatum) having some resemblance to a skull. ... <bo...
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Mermaid

HMS Mermaid was a British modified Black Swan Class sloop of 1430 tons displacement launched in 1943. HMS Mermaid was powered by two 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 20 knots and carried a complement of 192. She was armed with six 4 inch dual purpose guns and eight 2 pdr anti-aircraft guns.
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Mermaid

In many mythologies, a mermaid is a creature depicted as having the tail of a fish and the upper-body of a woman, and who were supposed capable of entering into social relationships with men and women. Under various names they were known over Northern Europe, the typical mermaid being a lovely creature who combs her long beautiful hair with one han...
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mermaid

mermaid, in folklore, sea-dwelling creature commonly represented as having the head and body of a woman and a fishtail instead of legs. Belief in mermaids, and in their counterpart, mermen, has existed since earliest times. They are often described as having great beauty and charm, which they use to...
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mermaid

Mythical sea creature (the male is a merman), having a human head and torso, often of great beauty, and a fish's tail. Suggested animals behind the myth include the dugong...
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mermaid

Mythical sea creature (the male is a merman), having a human head and torso, often of great beauty, and a fish's tail. Suggested animals behind the myth include the dugong or manatee and seal
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mermaid

This skirt hugs the body until it reaches the knees or just below and then ends in a dramatic flare.
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mermaid

This skirt hugs the body until it reaches the knees or just below and then ends in a dramatic flare.
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mermaid

[n] - half woman and half fish
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