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  • adjective Having a lustre


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  • Tinted with azure, lustred with rose, sheeted with gold!

    Perfumer Yann Vasnier Captures the Scent of Baudelaire

  • Tinted with azure, lustred with rose, sheeted with gold!

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • The cobwebs that hung from the corners of the ceilings, and festooned the lustred chandeliers, were thick as string with it.

    The Way Home

  • From the other side of the stadium came thundering a black steed bearing a small rider armored in gold-lustred glass.

    The Golden Torc

  • They hinted of all enamelled things that come out of the East -- of the peacock reflections of the tiles of Damascus and Cordova, of the franker polychromy of Rhodian kilns, of the subtler bloom of the dishes of Moorish Spain, of the brassier glazes of Minorca and Sicily -- all these things lay enticingly in epitome in these lustred Italian pots, as they glimmered with a furtive splendour.

    The Collectors

  • Before the lustred pots themselves shed a baleful gleam over this narrative, something should obviously be said about Italian wells and why they contain pots.

    The Collectors

  • Upon the cloth were placed soft-lustred pewter and, probably almost from the first, some pieces of silver too.

    Virginia: the Old Dominion

  • Against his will the phrase said itself over and over again throbbingly behind his eyes, and again he forgot everything in the vision of the lustred pots.

    The Collectors

  • "All right," called Cleghorn, giving a few strokes of the pump, but never taking his eyes from the lustred pots.

    The Collectors

  • No one, may I add, was ever better furnished for that gesture of intimate apocalypse: he had the large and lustred eye, the heavy reef of eyebrow, which could make a wink seem as physically massive as a shrug.

    O Rare Don Marquis


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