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2008-09-18 12:00:19

By MAUREEN COLEMAN Two works of different styles and from different centuries will be staged to mark the 25th anniversary of Castleward Opera next year.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.