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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH provenanceprovenance , province
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We agonized over what to do with boxes of hand-embroidered napkins and tablecloths, many with notes from our mom pinned to them as to their provenance.The pandemic gave me the time to finally clean out my shameful attic. Here’s what I learned.|Jura Koncius|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
To be able to get an aircraft with this kind of record, this kind of provenance .Blue Angels jet gets a new home at Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum|By Michael E. Ruane|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The Himalayan salts, or halite as the mineral is called, were—if the provenance is authentic—ancient.Preserving a Sense of Wonder in DNA - Issue 92: Frontiers|Virat Markandeya|October 28, 2020|Nautilus
Campaigns often purchase lists of profile names from third parties or create the lists themselves, but the provenance of how a campaign matched a voter to a Facebook profile is excruciatingly hard to track.The weirdly specific filters campaigns are using to micro-target you|Tate Ryan-Mosley|October 23, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Starting in the 1990s, however, scientists like me began using cheaper and easier techniques to determine Martian provenance, such as oxygen isotopic compositions, which are like atomic barcodes that are unique for each planet.Meteorites From Mars Contain Clues About the Red Planet’s Geology|Arya Udry|June 17, 2020|Singularity Hub
Today, a lack of provenance often means one of two things: an artifact is forged or an artifact was illegally acquired.Dismembering History: The Shady Online Trade in Ancient Texts|Candida Moss|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“All good dealers and collectors look into provenance,” says Loll.
The program has been called “absurd,” and shouldered judgments for its male-devised provenance.Internet’s Ridiculous Uproar Over Bar Bathroom Pregnancy Tests|Allison Yarrow|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The new Sappho papyrus probably came from Egypt and perhaps from Oxyrynchus, but its provenance may never be known.Scholars Discover New Poems from Ancient Greek Poetess Sappho|James Romm|January 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The company prides itself on the provenance of its blades, which, while cheap, are hardly commodities.After 100 Years, the Shaving Industry Is Finally being Disrupted|Daniel Gross|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There where true grace simply used ease and provenance, affected grace becomes effeminacy.The Aesthetical Essays|Friedrich Schiller
As well make a point of recalling the provenance of any little thing that had happened in this his present life.Somehow Good|William de Morgan
The legendary matter, too, has but few traces of Jewish provenance, and is clearly not due to Jewish redaction.The myth of the Jewish menace in world affairs|Lucien Wolf
Provenance, prov′e-nans, n. the source from which anything comes or is derived.
Anon cometh a white rag thinly from the inner tent—mark her provenance.The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay|Maurice Hewlett