- settled on your lees
- Settled on your leesThis is an old biblical idiom but still used. It refers to the lees (dregs, sediments) of wine or other liquids that settle in the bottom of the containing vessel if it is not disturbed. Hence, the idiom refers to someone or something that is at ease, not disturbed, or worried. Sometimes this also has reference to a false assurance.
The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.
См. также в других словарях:
Jeremiah 48 — 1 Against Moab thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Woe unto Nebo! for it is spoiled: Kiriathaim is confounded and taken: Misgab is confounded and dismayed. 2 There shall be no more praise of Moab: in Heshbon they have devised evil… … The King James version of the Bible
Perry Como — on The Perry Como Show set, 1956. Background information Birth name Pierino Ronald Como … Wikipedia
Judson Studios — Infobox nrhp2 | name =Judson Studios nrhp type = caption = Judson Studios, May 2008 location=200 S. Avenue 66, Highland Park, Los Angeles, California lat degrees = 34 lat minutes = 6 lat seconds = 49 lat direction = N long degrees = 118 long… … Wikipedia
Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and… … Universalium
Washington, George — born Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland county, Va. died Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, Va., U.S. American Revolutionary commander in chief (1775–83) and first president of the U.S. (1789–97). Born into a wealthy family, he was educated privately. In 1752 … Universalium
Winemaking — Wine grapes. Winemaking, or vinification, is the production of wine, starting with selection of the grapes or other produce and ending with bottling the finished wine. Although most wine is made from grapes, it may also be made from other fruit… … Wikipedia
Christian views on alcohol — Jesus making wine from water in The Marriage at Cana, a 14th century fresco from the Visoki Dečani monastery. Christian views on alcohol are varied. Throughout the first 1,800 years of church history, Christians consumed alcoholic beverages as … Wikipedia
Paul Coverdell — Paul Douglas Coverdell United States Senator from Georgia In office January 3, 1993–July 18, 2000 Preceded by Wyche Fowl … Wikipedia
Shelly Manne — Infobox musical artist Name = Shelly Manne Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = non vocal instrumentalist Birth name = Sheldon Manne Born = June 11, 1920 New York, New York, USA Died = death date and age|mf=yes|1984|9|26|1920|6|11 Los… … Wikipedia
Mary Anna Custis Lee — Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee (October 1, 1808 – November 5, 1873) was the wife of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. Contents … Wikipedia