Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of aigret.

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Examples

  • The city re-echoed with shouts of joy and flourishing of trumpets; nothing was visible but plumes nodding on pavilions, and aigrets shining in the mild lustre of the moon; the spacious square resembled an immense parterre, variegated with the most stately tulips of the East.

    The History of the Caliph Vathek

  • The standards were easy to read, and so were those grim bearded faces, sharp in my glass - I could even make out the silver buckles on the black cross-belts, the aigrets in the turbans, and the buttons on the tunics, white and red and blue and green, just as I'd seen them on Maian Mir.

    Flashman And The Mountain Of Light

  • The standards were easy to read, and so were those grim bearded faces, sharp in my glass — I could even make out the silver buckles on the black cross-belts, the aigrets in the turbans, and the buttons on the tunics, white and red and blue and green, just as I'd seen them on Maian Mir.

    Flashman and the Mountain of Light

  • He did not see the graceful, white rice-birds or the regal aigrets flitting about among the trees; he saw only the vast, restless ocean.

    The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy A Book for Young and Old

  • Hablar-birds and aigrets squabbled over bits of rice and wild fruits.

    The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy A Book for Young and Old

  • We saw the _garza blanca_, the aigrets of which are esteemed by royalty and commoner alike, along with other birds new and strange.

    Through Five Republics on Horseback, Being an Account of Many Wanderings in South America

  • Papa Gregg for a spray of white aigrets, such as those same languorous ladies wore in feathery mists atop their hats.

    Cheerful—By Request

  • If women would only think, they would not wear aigrets and bird plumage which has caused the death of God's innocent and beautiful creatures.

    In Times Like These

  • The head-dresses, a foot above the head with aigrets and feathers and an excess of powder, seemed to me quite astonishing.

    Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker

  • The city re-echoed with shouts of joy and flourishing of trumpets; nothing was visible but plumes nodding on pavilions, and aigrets shining in the mild lustre of the moon; the spacious square resembled an immense parterre, variegated with the most stately tulips of the East.

    The History of Caliph Vathek

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