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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Canterbury tale (0.00993 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: Canterbury tale Canterbury \Can"ter*bur*y\ (k[a^]n"t[~e]r*b[e^]r*r[y^]), prop. n. 1. A city in England, giving its name various articles. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury (primate of all England), and contains the shrine of Thomas [`a] Becket, to which pilgrimages were formerly made. [1913 Webster] 2. A stand with divisions in it for holding music, loose papers, etc. [1913 Webster] Canterbury ball (Bot.), a species of Campanula of several varieties, cultivated for its handsome bell-shaped flowers. Canterbury gallop, a gentle gallop such as was used by pilgrims riding to Canterbury; a canter. Canterbury tale, one of the tales which Chaucer puts into the mouths of certain pilgrims to Canterbury. Hence, any tale told by travelers to pass away the time. [1913 Webster]

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