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Body

The principal part of anything as distinguished from its subordinate parts, as in the main part of an instrument. An individual, an organization, or an entity given legal recognition, such as a corporation or "body corporate." A compilation of laws known as a "body of laws."

body

(Collection), noun aggregation, assemblage, batch, colligation, community, company, compilation, congeries, conglomeration, entity, gathering, host, mass, multitude, plenum, polity, sodality, troupe, wholeness
Associated concepts: body corporate, body politic, governnental body, reviewing body

body

(Main part), noun core, corpus, essential part, figure, form, greater part, hub, main part, major part, principal part, shape, structure, substance
Associated concepts: body of an instrument

body

(Person), noun anatomy, cadaver, carcass, carrion, corporality, corporalness, corporeality, corpse, corpus, entity, human being, material existence, physical being, physique
Associated concepts: body attachment, body execution, body heirs
See also: aggregate, assemblage, assembly, band, bulk, character, committee, community, compact, confederacy, configuration, content, cornerstone, corporation, corpse, corpus, entity, form, generality, individual, majority, mass, materiality, party, society, structure, substance, weight

BODY. A person.
     2. In practice, when the sheriff returns cepi corpus to a capias, the plaintiff may obtain a rule, before special bail has been entered, to bring in the body and this must be done either by committing the defendant or entering special bail. See Dead Body.

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Do you like the spike shapes of delphinium, gladiolus, liatris and salvia?
Another good variety is Gladiolus x colvillei 'The Bride', producing elegant, ivory-white flowers on 60cm (2ft) stems, which are great for cutting, or G.
I recommend Gladiolus `Rajah Rose', as the flowers are a spectacular deep rose-red with a contrasting white throat.
Lift, dry, and store calla, dahlia, gladiolus, tigridia, tuberose, and tuberous begonia before winter.
Below, Eric Anderson (left), a national gladiolus judge, and David Willoughby, secretary of the Yorkshire Gladiolus Society (PW100813Gveg)
However, Gladiolus callianthus is a more subtle variety, producing long stems bearing fragrant white flowers with subtle maroon markings inside.
com)-- The Heights Center and Gladiolus Learning and Development Center are seeking organizations and individuals to participate in the annual Harlem Heights Community Gift Drive.
Gladiolus murielae used to be known as acidanthera.
You are dead or you receive the gladiolus flower and in cup matches it's always like that.
In return, they will look after themselves and give reliable flowering, like a refined Gladiolus, with starry, open-facing flowers.
As lord of the noble House Amicitia, Gladiolus continues a line sworn to protect the crown.
He lived most of his life in Upton, where he was well known in the area for his beautiful gladiolus and perennial gardens.