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2012-03-28 23:04:08

Thurs, 5/3 @ 7:30pm--Emerging from her adopted hometown of San Francisco, Meklit erupted to national notice with the 2010 release of “On a Day Like this“¦,” combining “New York jazz with West Coast folk and African flourishes, all bound together by Hadero´s beguiling voice,” her full-length debut – which also garnered feature-stories on its maker from NPR, PBS, National Geographic and YouTube Music Pick in Sept. All have brought Meklit´s...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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