boar's head

['bɔːz,hed]
каба́нья голова́ (традиционное рождественское жаркое в богатых английских домах; в некоторых фешенебельных ресторанах его подают под музыку и пение рождественских гимнов [см. carol]; обычай связан со скандинавской мифологией)

English-Russian Great Britain dictionary (Великобритания. Лингвострановедческий словарь). 2014.

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  • boar's head —    Bringing in the boar s head, on a huge plate, was a potent symbol of old *Christmas on a grand scale, popular with Victorian illustrators to evoke a *Merrie England tradition. It survives at Queen s College, Oxford, but certainly existed… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Boar's Head Provision Company — (also, Frank Brunckhorst Co., LLC ) is a supplier of delicatessen meats and cheeses. The company was founded in 1905 in the New York City area, and now distributes their products throughout the United States.HistoryIn 1933, the company s founder …   Wikipedia

  • Boar's Head Carol — The Boar s Head Carol is a macaronic 15th centuryHusk, William Henry. Songs of the Nativity Being Christmas Carols, Ancient and Modern. London: John Camden Hotten, 1868 reprinted by Norwood Editions, Norwood, PA, 1973. Digitally reproduced and… …   Wikipedia

  • Boar's Head Feast — The Boar s Head Feast is probably the oldest continuing festival of the Christmas season. HistoryThis pageant is rooted in ancient times when the boar was sovereign of the forest. A ferocious beast and menace to humans it was hunted as a public… …   Wikipedia

  • Boar's Head Inn — The Boar s Head Inn may refer to a number of former taverns in London, of which the following are the most famous:* The Boar s Head Tavern, on Eastcheap, featured in historical plays of Shakespeare as a favourite of the fictional character… …   Wikipedia

  • Boar's Head Inn — Das Boar s Head Inn war ein Gasthof des Elisabethanischen Zeitalters in Whitechapel, Ostlondon. Er wurde in den Anfängen als Wirtshaustheater genutzt. Die erste Erwähnung als Theaterbühne datiert auf das Jahr 1557. Am 28. November 1594 wurde es… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Boar's Head Court —    1) East out of Gracechurch Street at No. 80 by Leadenhall Market (Elmes, 1831).    First mention: Bore s Head Court (O. and M. 1677).    Site now occupied by offices and chambers, etc.    2) South out of Fleet Street at No. 66 and west to Bolt …   Dictionary of London

  • Boar's Head Inn — ▪ inn and historical theatre, London, United Kingdom       London inn, the yard of which was used to stage plays in the 16th and early 17th centuries. It was situated in Whitechapel, just outside Aldgate. The first record of its use as a… …   Universalium

  • Boar's Head Tavern —    At Smithfield Bars, near Adam and Eve Alley, on the north side of West Smithfield. In Farringdon Ward Without (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 284, to Elmes, 1831).    The site is now covered by Smithfield Market …   Dictionary of London

  • The Boar's Head —    On the north side of Great Eastcheap in the parish of St. Clement Eastcheap, at Nos. 20 22, near the Horse Shoe, devised 1556 for the use of that parish (Indenture 1620, in End. Ch. Rep. 1903, p. 2).    Old houses let on yearly tenancies (ib.… …   Dictionary of London

  • The Boar's Head, Thames Street —    House called the Boar s Head in Billingsgate Ward came into the King s hands under the Statute for abolishing chantries, etc., and sold by him (Ed. VI.) (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 168).    Rent charge issuing out of the Boar s Head in or near… …   Dictionary of London

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