Thursday, September 24, 2009

Bevy of Beauties 1

bev·y (běv'ē)
n. pl. bev·ies
1. A group of animals or birds, especially larks or quail. Synonym flock.
2. A group or an assemblage: a bevy of beauties.

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman bevee.]

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L-R Patricia Ellis, Jeanne Madden, Jean Muir and Marie Wilson 1936

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