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  • noun Plural form of marcassin.

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Examples

  • Mr. Greene's descriptions have the clarity one would expect from a poet, whether sketching the striped young boars, called marcassins, playing rough and tumble while looked over by the older sows, or recounting an old boar's happy mud bath.

    Stalking the Beast

  • Price was to wear the same sort of gloves and yellow riband as herself, he had only complimented her upon her hair, her fair complexion, and her eyes marcassins.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • Price was to wear the same sort of gloves and yellow riband as herself, he had only complimented her upon her hair, her fair complexion, and her eyes marcassins.

    The Memoirs of Count Grammont — Volume 05

  • Price was to wear the same sort of gloves and yellow riband as herself, he had only complimented her upon her hair, her fair complexion, and her eyes marcassins.

    The Memoirs of Count Grammont — Complete

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