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  • n. Plural form of etui.

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Examples

  • Barton was pre-engaged: that he had the day before made a present of an etuis to Liddy, which her aunt had obliged her to receive, with a view, no doubt, to countenance her own accepting of a snuff-box at the same time; that my sister having made me acquainted with this incident, I had desired an explanation of Mr

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • The Moors and the Negroes, have an extraordinary respect for these priests, who manufacture leather, into little etuis, perfumed bags, and pocketbooks, to which they give the name of _gris-gris_.

    Naufrage de la frigate la Méduse. English

  • The chapel is very pretty, and smugged up with tiny pews, that look like ` etuis for the Earl and his diminutive

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 2

  • Jery accompanied her ladyship to her house, that he might have an opportunity to restore the etuis to Barton, and advise him to give up his suit, which was so disagreeable to his sister, against whom, however, he returned much irritated — Lady Griskin had assured him that Liddy’s heart was pre-occupied; and immediately the idea of Wilson recurring to his imagination, his family-pride took the alarm.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • Der Jchwarzge deckte Rin denn age) \ Anthribe rcuge ä etuis noirs.

    Favnae insectorvm Germanicae initia, oder, Deutschlands Insecten

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