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  • They must not be confounded with the grelots lascifs, the little bells of gold or silver set by the people of Pegu in the prepuce-skin, and described by Nicolo de Conti who however refused to undergo the operation.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Electric bells, too, are wanting, and there is still found the row of jangling _grelots_, their numbers half-obliterated, hanging above the great doorway leading to the courtyard.

    The Automobilist Abroad

  • Incidentally, four facts present themselves -- that men wore wristbands and garters to which grelots were attached; that a high value was set on pearls; that metal was used for the construction of great men's gates, and that the first earthquake is said to have been experienced in A.D.

    A History of the Japanese People From the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era

  • _Boulevard des Italiens_ -- where the _beau monde_ congregated at 4 P.M., sharp; where the merry jingle of the tandem _grelots_ invaded the frosty air in January; where the freshest toilettes, the daintiest bonnets -- those

    Picturesque Quebec : a sequel to Quebec past and present

  • [FN#406] They must not be confounded with the grelots lascifs, the little bells of gold or silver set by the people of Pegu in the prepuce-skin, and described by Nicolo de Conti who however refused to undergo the operation.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Okay though are red and white, shallots, grelots and roscoff.

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  • grelot means tiny bell in French but also refers to a type of onion.

    October 10, 2016