from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of powder used for the hair in the eighteenth century.


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  • The marechal was a liberal, and was quite engrossed in this fight, not even noticing the misfortune that had befallen him.

    Voskresenie. English

  • Most English language works on the marshal derive either from Lev Nikulin, Tukhachevsky (Moscow: VIMO, 1964) or Roman Goul, Toukhatchevsky, marechal rouge, translated from the Russian by Jacques Civel (Paris: Libraries et Techniques, 1935).


  • Au sieur de Champlain la somme de trois escuz pour aller trouver Monsieur le marechal et luy representer quelques chose important le service du Roy, Le Blant and Baudry, eds., Nouveaux documents, 1:19.

    Champlain's Dream

  • The old marechal, father of the present duke, returned with the king in 1814, and died in 1819, before he was able to marry his son.

    Modeste Mignon

  • It was taken and dismantled by marechal Catinat, in the time of Victor Amadaeus, the father of his Sardinian majesty.

    Travels through France and Italy

  • When don Philip, and the marechal duke de Belleisle, had their quarters at Nice, there were fifty scullions constantly employed in the great square in plucking poultry.

    Travels through France and Italy

  • The marechal do noblesse, of the district in which his largest estate lay, wrote only to let


  • Nekhludoff was rather shy with women, and his very shyness awakened in this married woman, the unprincipled wife of the marechal de noblesse of a district where Nekhludoff was present at an election, the desire of vanquishing him.


  • It were undoubtedly more suitable for great lords to take charge of the Cardinal; and that he who despatches his Eminence should be in a fair way to be a marechal.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • They tore the useless letter to pieces, that it might not prolong the detention of the old marechal, should it be found, and drew near the

    The French Immortals Series — Complete


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  • A kind of powder used for the hair in the eighteenth century.

    June 4, 2011