Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as oil of rose (which see, under oil).

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The scent of rose-oil perfumed the air as if a woman had recently left.

    The Falcons of Montabard

  • Gold necklaces, inlaid daggers, tunics of silk from Babylon, rose-oil from Rhodes; the dancers throwing flowers; the bard, lest you should miss the compliment, singing it again in Greek.

    The King Must Die

  • Belvidearis what I used to dress and titivate up for my shop window when I was in the hairdressing line, or smell quite so elegant as our rose-oil.

    Burlesques

  • It DID break too, and down I came into the slush; and when I got out of it, I can tell you I didn’t look much like the Venuses or the Apollor Belvidearis what I used to dress and titivate up for my shop window when I was in the hairdressing line, or smell quite so elegant as our rose-oil.

    Cox's Diary

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