Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In fencing, the tongue of the foil, which traverses the handle and is riveted down on the pommel.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I came across this looking for just that "soie" thing but didnt know the name or brand just knew it was out there.

    Life's Little Updates

  • "Honey, you are not wasting that gorgeous peau de soie dress on a city hall wham- bam-stamp-you-ma'am wedding."

    The Reigning Queen of Victim Lit

  • The model on the cover is wearing a seductive evening gown en soie.

    agrafer - French Word-A-Day

  • Sewed the dress myself, peau de soie and a fingertip veil, walking down the aisle with the bouquet, three calla lilies because it would be different, and some roses and baby's breath and his aunt from England said Where I come from we only use those for funerals.

    Margaret Atwood | Underbrush Man

  • Souleiado = a maker of Provençal fabrics, clothing, and linens en soie = in silk fera l'affaire = will fit the bill voilà = presto noeud papillon = bow tie une cravate = tie une agrafeuse = a stapler une petite fera l'affaire = a small one will do it le pantalon = pants

    agrafer - French Word-A-Day

  • ÂWith a strictly limited production for each model and exclusives granted to a particular client's territory for $20,000 one should be assured that they are the only client in North America who owns a certain poie de soie pump with feather protrusion, Vivier is doing brisk business in Asia and Russia with these limited editions.

    Cameron Silver: An American in Paris

  • With a strictly limited production for each model and exclusives granted to a particular client's territory for $20,000 one should be assured that they are the only client in North America who owns a certain poie de soie pump with feather protrusion, Vivier is doing brisk business in Asia and Russia with these limited editions.

    Cameron Silver: An American in Paris

  • Souleiado = a maker of Provençal fabrics, clothing, and linens en soie = in silk fera l'affaire = will fit the bill voilà = presto noeud papillon = bow tie une cravate = tie une agrafeuse = a stapler une petite fera l'affaire = a small one will do it le pantalon = pants

    Fashion

  • With a strictly limited production for each model and exclusives granted to a particular client's territory for $20,000 one should be assured that they are the only client in North America who owns a certain poie de soie pump with feather protrusion, Vivier is doing brisk business in Asia and Russia with these limited editions.

    Cameron Silver: An American in Paris

  • The model on the cover is wearing a seductive evening gown en soie.

    Fashion

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