Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tuft or flock of hair or wool, or of a similar fiber.

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Examples

  • Or find a "fronton," which often serves as a local meeting point, to watch locals play a pickup game of "pelote basque," a cross between tennis and baseball (Plaza Berri).

    Biarritz

  • Résultat: demain je dois tout recommencer à zéro..retrouver la personne qui a fait l'erreur en passant de service en service, ne pas me faire accuser à sa place, etc, etc…rien que d'y penser…mes nerfs se roulent en pelote.

    Franchement, PostFinance! — Climb to the Stars

  • Je ressors avec en tout et pour tout une tunique vert kaki, le pantalon et un debardeur avec des pitit kikinou dessus qui joue avec des pelote de laine!

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Next year Balzac found his truer self, overlaid with journalism, pamphleteering, and miscellaneous writing, in a Dutch painting of bourgeois life, _Le Maison du Chatqui-pelote_, which relates the sorrows of the draper's daughter, Augustine, drawn from her native sphere by an artist's love.

    A History of French Literature Short Histories of the Literatures of the World: II.

  • Spain, Argentina and Uruguay and we happened upon their annual tourney, held in this town - sorry I forget the name - but we had a real swanky lunch there amongst several pelote basque players - probably the biggest and best names in the sport for the whole world.

    TravelPod.com TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at TravelPod.com

  • To this may be added peloton, a small pelote (` ball of string, 'etc.), dindon

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol 1 No 4

  • Résultat: demain je dois tout recommencer à zéro..retrouver la personne qui a fait l’erreur en passant de service en service, ne pas me faire accuser à sa place, etc, etc…rien que d’y penser…mes nerfs se roulent en pelote.

    Franchement, PostFinance! — Climb to the Stars

  • Railfanning the BNSF around the Amarillo/Canyon Area pelote Structure Colapse Experiment

    TV Institute

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