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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Puy See Poy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n puy Same as poy.
    • n puy One of the small volcanic cones which are common in Auvergne, central France.
    • n puy In geology, applied to a type of volcanic activity described by A. Geikie as occurring among the Carboniferous volcanics of Great Britain, and characterized by the ejection of small amounts of lava, usually of the basaltic type, and cinders from a single independent vent. Typical puys are seen in the ancient volcanic cones of central France.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Puy pwē one of the small volcanic cones in Auvergne, &c.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

Sire Antoine de la Durie was a stout man about de Puys's age with a huge mustache called an algernon, whose ends grew into his sideburns.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
I to-undt know for vot effrapotty puys tat prate annahow!
"Dr. Sevier" by George W. Cable
Puy-de-Dome, 113 m. W. of Lyons on the Paris-Lyon railway.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
Better address Hotel Chabassiere, Royat, Puy de Dome.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
It recalls the carving over the northeast entrance of Notre Dame du Puy.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
Madame Carvalho died in 1895, at Puys, near Dieppe.
"Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday" by Henry C. Lahee
Ambert, Puy de Dome, on the 18th of January 1841.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
Puy-de-Dome; Mont-Brison, Saint-Galmier, dep.
"Memoranda on Tours, Touraine and Central France." by J. H. Holdsworth
We need not pursue the story with Pascal, up to the top of the Puy de Dome.
"The Eruption of Vesuvius in 1872" by Luigi Palmieri
In 1884 he became engaged to Miss Maud Du Puy of Philadelphia.
"Rustic Sounds and Other Studies in Literature and Natural History" by Francis Darwin
In the hills called the Puy de Jussat and La Roche, we have the advantage of seeing a section continuously exposed for about 700 feet in thickness.
"A Manual of Elementary Geology" by Charles Lyell
The morning that the knights were to return Jeanne sat in an upper room of the house of Jean du Puy, whose wife had charge of her.
"Joan of Arc" by Lucy Foster Madison
Bertrand de Saint-Germain (Guillaume Scipion), French physician, b. Puy-en-Velay 25 Oct. 1810.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
Puy on the 5th of November 1851, his father being a local official.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
Winner of the Grand Prix Michelin, March, 1911, Paris, to top of the Puy de Dome.
"Jane's All the World's Aircraft" by Various
Monsieur de Puys, clever in his own fashion, was deferential and diplomatic.
"Concerning Belinda" by Eleanor Hoyt Brainerd
Le Puy is especially distinguished in this regard.
"The Car That Went Abroad" by Albert Bigelow Paine
On arriving at Puys, Dumas placed the coin on his bedroom chimneypiece, and there it remained all through his illness.
"Dumas' Paris" by Francis Miltoun
"Notes and Queries, Vol. IV, Number 92, August 2, 1851" by Various
Adhemar of Puy I appoint my legate, and under his guidance you shall go forth.
"God Wills It!" by William Stearns Davis

In poetry:

Then to Puy-de-Dome turn: near an ancient town there,
(As travellers of merit and learning declare,)
If jewels you value, your eyes you may feast
On amethysts, beauteous as those of the east.
"Enigma XXlV." by Elizabeth Hitchener

In news:

1 ½ cups lentils du Puy.
Josh Coote and Irish Puy at Shaggy's in Biloxi.
Mattos calls for Le Puy lentils, a tiny French pulse prized for its slightly musky flavor.
Look for the tiny Le Puy variety of lentils .
You can buy Le Puy lentils at specialty food stores, some supermarkets, and online.
I like to use French green puy lentils in this recipe, as they hold their shape, but regular brown or green lentils work nicely as well.
Lentils du Puy, sometimes called French green lentils, are our first choice for this recipe, but brown, black, or regular green lentils are fine, too.
The governor of Santa Clara Pueblo explains the canyon just above the Puye Cliffs is especially sacred.
Lentils Du Puy With Wild Salmon and Fresh Horseradish Cream.

In science:

Puy et al. 1993). A tentative has even been carried out to detect LiH at very high redshifts (de Bernardis et al. 1993).
Perspectives for detecting cold H2 in outer galactic disks
HD is the second most abundant primordial molecule, after H2, and cooling radiation from it may play a role in the formation of the first collapsing ob jects (Puy et al. 1993; Stancil, Lepp, & Dalgarno 1998).
Rate Coefficients for D(1s) + H^+ <--> D^+ + H(1s) Charge Transfer and Some Astrophysical Implications
For redshifts z & 50, where the gas temperature is predicted to be & 50 K (Puy et al. 1993), the rate coefficients used by Puy et al. and Stancil et al. begin to differ significantly from our newly calculated results.
Rate Coefficients for D(1s) + H^+ <--> D^+ + H(1s) Charge Transfer and Some Astrophysical Implications
At z ≈ 400 (T ≈ 1000 K; Puy et al. 1993), the rate coefficients used by them are a factor of ≈ 3 smaller than our results.
Rate Coefficients for D(1s) + H^+ <--> D^+ + H(1s) Charge Transfer and Some Astrophysical Implications