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Southern charm is added in the guest room where glass vases hold cotton branches on both sides of the bed.
Other treasures included an 18th-century German piano, porcelain vases from China and Japan, mirrors and boxes with intricate gold filigree work and ceiling murals depicting Portuguese explorer Vasco De Gama’s journey to India by sea.
Housewarming Gifts for Millennials Vases are expensive.
A group of vases get a fresh update with geometric patterns, while a coat of pale blue paint brightens up a basic midcentury-style desk.
The labeling is found on everything from dietary supplements to crystal vases to gasoline pumps.
Peony’s visual pleasures extend to the interior, decorated with Chinese pottery, brass and vases of silk peonies.
Wind gusts have tipped over the prayer candles and glass vases.
Inside the lobby -- with its high ceilings, towering columns, grand stairwells, Burmese vases, and romantic balconies -- attempts to capture the atmosphere of a bygone era.
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Origin and Etymology of vas
borrowed from New Latin vās, vāsus, going back to Latin, “container, vessel,” going back to Italic *wāss- of obscure origin
First Known Use: 1651See Words from the same year
Definition of vas-
1 : vessel: such asa : blood vessel vasomotorb : vas deferens vasectomy
2 : vascular and vasovagal
3 : vasomotor vasoactive
Origin and Etymology of vas-
New Latin, from Latin vas
Medical Definition of VAS
visual analog scale
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