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  • I can't see any "pince à linge", (une pince à linge = clothes peg) so, I guess le mistral had a day off!

    corvee - French Word-A-Day

  • “Yes, what of them,” he asked, his kind eyes twinkling behind pince-nez glasses.

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  • Just wait for the Towering Infernal of a Paulson-Portland Parking Plex to be revealed in some pince nez'd planner's pastel-colored public power point presentation, complete with a sacreligious Aaron Copeland soundtrack and the usual pre-paid phony cadre of politely enthusiastic front-and-back-row applausers.

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  • Now he was clearly visible: the feathery moustache, one lens of the pince-nez gleaming, the other not there.

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  • Or maybe a small pince-nez or somethin 'like that?

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  • I can't see any "pince à linge", une pince à linge = clothes peg so, I guess le mistral had a day off!

    corvee - French Word-A-Day

  • Very well, the grandlings were raucous and dishevelled, and I ain't at my best sprawled supine on the carpet leaking brandy, but to judge from his lordship's disgusted aspect and Miss Prentice's frozen pince-nez you'd have thought I'd been teaching them to smoke opium and sing "One-eyed Riley".

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  • A pair of cracked pince-nez speeta-cles, much like those worn by Clothahump, reflected the still, small pools between the cobblestones.

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  • At the end of it he removed his pince-nez and sat polishing them upon his handkerchief.

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  • McKenzie proved to be a little sandy-haired man with pince-nez, by no means the great figure I had pictured him.

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