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  • noun Plural form of portiere.

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Examples

  • The portieres were a very clever ruse of Mrs. Balmer.

    A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago

  • There are verandas on each side of the doorway with stone benches; the doorway and window frames are hung with "portieres" of split reeds, and a ladder does duty for door steps.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • But the next instant he had passed out of the hall through the heavy portieres and stood inside the drawing-room.

    CHAPTER 7

  • Halfway up the stairs, I looked back to see Vera still hiding behind the beaded portieres, clinging to them for balance as her feet shuffled in rhythm to the music; watching until the very end.

    My Sweet Audrina

  • Halfway up the stairs, I looked back to see Vera still hiding behind the beaded portieres, clinging to them for balance as her feet shuffled in rhythm to the music; watching until the very end.

    My Sweet Audrina

  • Ms. LEIGH: (as Scarlet O'Hara) Great balls of fire, they're my portieres now.

    Who Gives A Damn About Scarlett O'Hara's Dresses?

  • Ms. HATTIE MCDANIEL (Actress): (as Mammy) What you up to in Miss Ellen's portieres?

    Who Gives A Damn About Scarlett O'Hara's Dresses?

  • Halfway up the stairs, I looked back to see Vera still hiding behind the beaded portieres, clinging to them for balance as her feet shuffled in rhythm to the music; watching until the very end.

    My Sweet Audrina

  • Ms. MCDANIEL: (as Mammy) Not out of Miss Ellen's portieres, not while I got breath in my body.

    Who Gives A Damn About Scarlett O'Hara's Dresses?

  • Halfway up the stairs, I looked back to see Vera still hiding behind the beaded portieres, clinging to them for balance as her feet shuffled in rhythm to the music; watching until the very end.

    My Sweet Audrina

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