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Denoting a type of Russian iconography or a style of miniature painting on boxes, trays, and other small items.
- ‘The journalists presented Renata with a Palekh lacquerware coffer.’’
- ‘Palekh painting wasn't born accidentally.’
- ‘Kholui miniatures share some traits with both Palekh and Mstera art, yet maintain a distinctive lyrical quality of their own.’
From the name of a town north-east of Moscow renowned for this type of work.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.