from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A British geometrid moth, Cidaria picata: more fully called short-cloak carpet.


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  • Catherine took her seat upon it, wearing a surcoat, or species of ermine short-cloak covered with precious stones, a bodice beneath it with the royal mantle, and on her head a crown enriched with pearls and diamonds, and held in place by the Marechale de la Mark, her lady of honor.

    Catherine De Medici


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