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- n. Plural form of egrette.
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Archbishop Neville had 1000 egrettes served at one banquet, and the whole species seems to have been extirpated.
For little Miss Custis was ordered "a coat made of fashionable silk, 6 pairs of white kid gloves, handsome egrettes of different sorts, and one pair of pack thread stays ...." [