Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as pagod.
  • n. A part of fashionable dress of the first half of the eighteenth century, apparently at first adopted by women and then by men who affected fashion.

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Examples

  • Français · Myanmar (Birmanie): Effondrement d'une pagode historique

    Global Voices in English » Myanmar: Collapse of an Ancient Pagoda

  • For the past three years, DJ Neville C - a.k.a. Som Records owner Neal Becton - has hosted Brazilian Rhythms, giving music fans their monthly fix of samba and tropicália beats, spinning classic bossa novas and introducing curious clubgoers to the infectiously festive Brazilian sounds of forró, axe and pagode.

    Nightlife Agenda

  • DJ Neville C-- a.k.a. Som Records owner Neal Becton -- has made numerous trips to Brazil to shop for vinyl, and the depth of his collection shows at this monthly club event: Brazilian Embassy staffers get down to the sounds of forró, axe and pagode while newbies try the fresh caipirinha cocktails at the bar.

    Getting Up Guide: 'Ameriville' and Brazilian rhythms

  • For the past three years, DJ Neville C-- a.k.a. Som Records owner Neal Becton -- has hosted Brazilian Rhythms, giving music fans their monthly fix of samba and tropicália beats, spinning classic bossa novas and introducing curious clubgoers to the infectiously festive Brazilian sounds of forró, axe and pagode.

    Nightlife Agenda

  • The raven and the coq de pagode were once men in the service of the saint (Confucius), who transformed them into birds as a punishment for disobedience.

    Filipino Popular Tales

  • The coq de pagode wished to do the same to itself, but had only enough black ink for half its body; for the rest it was obliged to use red.

    Filipino Popular Tales

  • Therefore the raven is black, and the coq de pagode is half red, half black.

    Filipino Popular Tales

  • The great silver soup-tureen, big enough for a baby's bath, and so tall that she had to stand up to it, was in front of Tante Rose, and before she began to ladle out the platefuls, with the light, accurate movements of her arms characteristic of her, a servant carefully fastened behind her her long sleeves à la pagode.

    A Childhood in Brittany Eighty Years Ago

  • They liked pagode, a type of Brazilian pop music, and funk, a rap style, just like most young people in these communities.

    IPS Inter Press Service

  • The album's dozen pop songs touch on Brazilian styles like bossa nova, forro and pagode samba, and bring a Brazilian subtlety to borrowings from reggae, salsa, funk and nuevo flamenco.

    WN.com - Articles related to Philippines to continue using 'coconet' to battle erosion

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  • A loan word from French literally meaning "mackerel," but used as a slang term for a procurer, i.e. a pimp.

    April 27, 2009