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  • n. Plural form of entresol.

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Examples

  • I was desired to wait for Barnave at a little door belonging to the entresols of the palace, with my hand upon the open lock.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • Still young, tolerably handsome, with comfortable apartments in the entresols of the Tuileries, she saw a great deal of company, and in the evening had assemblies, consisting of deputies of the revolutionary party.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • An hour after midnight the Queen and Madame Elisabeth said they would lie down on a sofa in a room in the entresols, the windows of which commanded the courtyard of the Tuileries.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • The Infanta's garden was a yard where grooms exercised their horses; a colony of poor artists and court attendants were lodged in the upper floors, and over most of the great halls entresols were constructed to increase this kind of accommodation.

    The Story of Paris

  • For the main palazzo, which during the day was often shown to sightseers, was locked at half-past five, only the two _entresols_ -- one tenanted by Donna Laura, the other by the _custode_ -- remaining accessible.

    The Marriage of William Ashe

  • It derives its principal character from the handsome quays on the Loire, which are overhung with tall eighteenth-century houses (very numerous too in the other streets) -- houses with big _entresols_ marked by arched windows, classic pediments, balcony-rails of fine old iron-work.

    A Little Tour of France

  • And then, there is nothing more amusing than the entresols.

    Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant

  • The houses being so large, and the servants not drilled to announce visitors; besides that the entresols are frequently let to other families, it is a matter of no small difficulty for a stranger to pioneer him or herself into the presence of the people of the house.

    Life in Mexico, During a Residence of Two Years in That Country

  • The mistakes that I have made! for not being aware of this fact concerning the entresols, which are often large and handsome, and the porter having begged me to walk up, I generally stopped at the first landing-place, and then walked up to the first door that I saw.

    Life in Mexico, During a Residence of Two Years in That Country

  • Yet it was now the settled policy of the Queen-Regent's council, so far as the knot of politicians guided by the Nuncius and the Spanish ambassador in the entresols of the Louvre could be called a council, to force the States to refund that third, estimated at something between three and four million livres, which France had advanced them on account of Great Britain.

    PG Edition of Netherlands series — Complete

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