Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as egret, n., 2.

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  • noun Alternative form of aigrette (feather or plume).

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The days that followed were brilliant links in a fierce sequence of gaiety; and this though the weather was so hot that the very candles in their sconces drooped, dripping their melted wax on egrette and lace, scarlet coat and scarf.

    The Reckoning

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