Definition of Balases
1. balas [n] - See also: balas
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balases
Literary usage of Balases
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Golden Days of the Renaissance in Rome: From the Pontificate of Julius by Rodolfo Amedeo Lanciani (1906)
"This gorgeous head-gear was- studded with 39 diamonds, 29 emeralds, 22 sapphires, 69 rubies, 27 balases, and 571 pearls, besides an inscription written in ..."
2. Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII by John Sherren Brewer, Robert Henry Brodie, James Gairdner (1864)
"... on towards London with his cross borne before him, with " t\vo pillers and two balases." after them the Archbishop's, clothed in one livery with red ..."
3. Heraldry for Craftsmen & Designers by William Henry St. John Hope (1913)
"... and letters of S and X enamelled and garnished with nine large pearls, twelve large diamonds, eight balases and eight sapphires, together with a great ..."