American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Perse, Saint-John See Alexis Saint-Léger Léger.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A Middle English form of pierce.
- Of a rich dark blue; of a dark- or bluish-gray color.
- n. A blue color; dark blue.
- n. A kind of cloth, of a bluish-gray color.
- n. Printed calico or cambric.
- An obsolete form of parse.
- See per.
- adv. with respect to its inherent nature
“Perse is Greek for "Destroyer" grew into an amazingly fluffy black and gray tiger.”
“Saint-John Perse is the poet's name that was to be made internationally famous by a private man who in civil life is called Alexis Léger and, as such, was to acquire great prestige in another domain of public life.”
“On the other hand, Saint-John Perse is an eloquent example of the isolation and estrangement which in our era are a vital condition for poetic creation when its aim is high.”
“Apparel brands available include Vince and James Perse, with home items from Lucia, among others.”
“Literally one of everything—the James Perse, the Rock and Republic jeans, the motorized Razor vehicles—everything they had at that store, the Wynn shipped to my children.”
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“James Perse (creator of my favorite cotton clothing)”
“Rouse, famous for his translations and teaching of Latin and Greek as living languages, was a Fellow of Christ's and headmaster of the Perse School in Cambridge.”
“As I stood looking for the James Perse cargo pant size, I realized I had several things I had not worn with tags still attached.”
“The shopping cart had James Perse T-shirts and cargo pants, Vince sweaters and Juicy Couture Bermuda shorts.”
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