Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The breastplate of a knight.
  • noun Same as poitrel.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Who would have believed that there was 310 pounds of poitrine jaune grosse in that corner of our garden?

    Navelgazing

  • Who would have believed that there was 310 pounds of poitrine jaune grosse in that corner of our garden?

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  • Who would have believed that there was 310 pounds of poitrine jaune grosse in that corner of our garden?

    A Different Stripe:

  • Who would have believed that there was 310 pounds of poitrine jaune grosse in that corner of our garden?

    A Conversation with Damion Searls about Thoreau's Journal

  • I think that when it was invented, the word “poitrine” would have been unappropriate to say out loud.

    tea

  • I just don't have the belle poitrine for that kind of dress.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • She'll approach the perfume counter boldly, spray her ample poitrine and graceful, swanlike neck until it's glistening like a freshly dunked donut and writhe in olfactory ecstasy.

    What to Give for Christmas to the Over-Applier?

  • I just don't have the belle poitrine for that kind of dress.

    Dancing in the Dark

  • She'll approach the perfume counter boldly, spray her ample poitrine and graceful, swanlike neck until it's glistening like a freshly dunked donut and writhe in olfactory ecstasy.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Perhaps in a time of panty-less celebrities a pale poitrine and expensive underwear is just the touch of class we need!

    Archive 2007-12-01

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