Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, having a collar of bells: as, a cow clariné azure (that is, having a collar of bells in blue).

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Examples

  • Phoebe Martin was a thirty-three-year-old widow, and Clarine Eldridge, just fourteen, was scarcely older than the children she had been hired to watch.

    Excerpt: Passing Strange by Martha Sandweiss

  • “You do have someplace to go, sister, but the drugs and Clarine have to stay out of my house.”

    Joseph’s Grace

  • Aunt Clarine has on the tightest dress she owns, with yellow shoes and a yellow bag.

    Joseph’s Grace

  • Aunt Clarine says as she walks away from me and Valerie.

    Joseph’s Grace

  • For those who cannot see Aunt Clarine, they can definitely hear her screaming.

    Joseph’s Grace

  • “Oh, Clarine came to visit yesterday and she told me.”

    Joseph’s Grace

  • So Aunt Clarine is free to roam around and make a complete fool of herself.

    Joseph’s Grace

  • “Be quiet,” Momma says to Aunt Clarine loud enough for half the people in the room to hear.

    Joseph’s Grace

  • “Looks like you lost a pound or two,” Aunt Clarine says to Aunt Shirley, hoping to start an argument.

    Joseph’s Grace

  • “Put that cigarette out in my house,” Aunt Shirley says as Clarine lights up a Marlboro Light.

    Joseph’s Grace

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