Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of personage.

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Examples

  • Others believe in personages they call Satan who don't much resemble the Christian version.

    Law, Tech, Science

  • ‘A certain bird,’ said Bar; and he looked as if it could have been no other bird than a magpie; ‘has been whispering among us lawyers lately, that there is to be an addition to the titled personages of this realm.’

    Little Dorrit

  • The downfall of great historical personages is represented here as caused by their own faults or originating from the fact that they lost their old confidence in themselves through errors, and indeed through evil actions, and thereby lost the strength to combat perils victoriously.

    Nobel Prize in Literature 1911 - Presentation Speech

  • The interest taken by these august personages is a very real one, and is shared by many of our most distinguished women.

    Art and Handicraft in the Woman's Building of the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893

  • This mail train carries one passenger coach for the benefit of personages from the colonies who may be in haste to reach home; and if there are not a sufficient number of these distinguished servants of the empire to fill the car, more ordinary travellers can occupy the vacant berths by cabling ahead and securing them.

    In Seven Stages: A Flying Trip Around the World

  • "Thrue for ye, Masther Terence," and "O, but it's a Dinville!" there was a slight stir among the gentry, who surrounded the Lord Lieutenant, and other titled personages whom the race had attracted thither.

    Condensed Novels

  • "Thrue for ye, Mashter Terence," and "oh, but it's a Dinville!" there was a slight stir among the gentry, who surrounded the Lord Lieutenant and other titled personages whom the race had attracted thither.

    The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales With Condensed Novels, Spanish and American Legends, and Earlier Papers

  • At the very time when Mr Norton was angrily wavering between the dread of exposure for himself, and the desire of vengeance, certain personages, who saw in our quarrel an opportunity for a stroke in politics, persuaded him to attack Lord Melbourne.

    English Laws for Women in the Nineteenth Century

  • I found a folded note by my plate, which I opened -- it contained an engraving of the front of the hotel, a plan of the city and catalogue of its lions, together with a list of the titled personages who have, from time to time, honored the "Golden Star" with their custom.

    Views a-foot

  • 'A certain bird, 'said Bar; and he looked as if it could have been no other bird than a magpie;' has been whispering among us lawyers lately, that there is to be an addition to the titled personages of this realm. '

    Little Dorrit

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  • Camille Saint-Saens, in writing his 'Carnival of the Animals', called one movement 'Personages with Long Ears' (subtitled) 'Critics'.

    August 16, 2008