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  • adjective Wearing rouge.


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From be- + rouge + -ed.


  • Richardson, are proprietors of shows, and the berouged, bedraggled creatures who exhibit on the platform outside for their living.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 327, January, 1843

  • And yet he was conscious of some formless programme forming mistily in his mind -- a programme that did not include the berouged, be-powdered, plump, and silken Miss Bauers.


  • They consisted of an elderly, bewigged, and powdered little Italian, his German wife, a much-berouged lady of large proportions and flaxen hair, with a poodle.

    From Paris to New York by Land

  • a shade or two at most frostily touched by the winter of old age -- but a berouged, beraddled, bedizened old make-believe, with wrinkles plastered thick, and skinny shoulders dusted white with powder -- ah me, how you would wish you had not gone!

    Jersey Street and Jersey Lane Urban and Suburban Sketches


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