And sure enough, right there on the D&G runway was an avalanche of color and patterns and good times.
Grief, he tells us, “destroys all patterns, destroys even more: the belief that any pattern exists.”
And skirts dazzled the eyes with patterns borrowed from traditional ceramics.
Those figures, however, are derived from past patterns when oil increased, such as 1973-1974, 1979, and again a few years ago.
I now understand that I simply repeated the patterns my mother had modeled for me.
The patterns of life are only given upon that holy mount where, midst clouds and darkness, dwell God and the higher imagination.
The Germans use a greater variety of patterns than any other nation.
It is significant that it is the patterns of pottery that are named after those painted on their cheeks, not the reverse.
Women are tattooed on the chest and arms with patterns of dots.
Here also the patterns are made, and here the produced machine receives its final perfection.
early 14c., "outline, plan, model, pattern;" early 15c. as "model of behavior, exemplar," from Old French patron and directly from Medieval Latin patronus (see patron).
Extended sense of "decorative design" first recorded 1580s, from earlier sense of a "patron" as a model to be imitated. The difference in form and sense between patron and pattern wasn't firm till 1700s. Meaning "model or design in dressmaking" (especially one of paper) is first recorded 1792, in Jane Austen.
1580s, "to make a pattern for, design, plan," from pattern (n.). Meaning "to make something after a pattern" is c.1600. Phrase pattern after "take as a model" is from 1878.