from The Century Dictionary.
- To decorate with lace in a special manner; edge, as with campane lace.
- noun Same as
- noun A blue gown worn by common-councilmen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of or pertaining to Cardinal
Mazarin, prime minister of France, 1643-1661.
- adjective the first Bible, and perhaps the first complete book, printed with movable metal types; -- printed by Gutenberg at Mentz, 1450-55; -- so called because a copy was found in the Mazarine Library, at Paris, about 1760.
- adjective a deep blue color, named in honor of Cardinal Mazarin.
- noun Mazarine blue.
- noun (Cookery) A forcemeat entrée.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A dark blue colour.
- adjective Of a dark blue colour.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Descending a trap, we reached the so-called mazarine-floor, a corruption of the Italian _mezzanine_, from which the musicians have access to the orchestra.
This last was a good-sized square of bright yellow silk, with polka-dots of mazarine blue.
"Can you tell me, my little miss," said he, "why an elephant with a glass globe of gold-fish tied to his tail is like a monkey with one pink eye and one of a mazarine blue?"
The saints and friars are generally attired in mazarine blue.
She wore now, when it stormed, thick woollen stockings and sabots; and another skirt of the Mère Bourron's fastened around a chemise of coarse homespun linen, its colour faded to a delicious pale mazarine blue, showing the strength and fullness of her body.
She wears a foul mob, that does not cover her greasy black locks, that hang loose, never combed or curled, mazarine blue wrapper, that gapes open and discovers a canvas petticoat.
You've hidden all her hair under that mazarine, and too many patches become not a brown skin.
They looked and saw two velvet Marquees, one striped in broad bands of apple-green and mazarine blue, the other in pale rose and cream, which a party of attendants had just finished putting up.
She had grown tall, and the mazarine blue merino dress fitted the slender form with scrupulous exactness.
She wears a foul mob that does not cover her greasy black locks, that hang loose, never combed or curled; an old mazarine blue wrapper, that gapes open and discovers a canvas petticoat.