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  • n. Plural form of tiercelet.

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Examples

  • Lanaret the falconer was in attendance, with falcons for the knights, and tiercelets for the ladies, if they should choose to vary their sport from huntirng to hawking.

    Waverley

  • "And you were nothing but under-corporal of the tiercelets," replied

    The Vicomte de Bragelonne Or Ten Years Later being the completion of "The Three Musketeers" And "Twenty Years After"

  • [7] "And you were nothing but under-corporal of the tiercelets," replied

    The Man in the Iron Mask

  • Peter Lanaret the falconer was in attendance, with falcons for the knights, and tiercelets for the ladies, if they should choose to vary their sport from hunting to hawking.

    Waverley

  • The descendants of those tiercelets are even now known in France under those names.

    The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

  • Let them not permit that a gentleman shall appear in place of respect without his sword, unbuttoned and untrussed, as though he came from the house of office; and that, contrary to the custom of our forefathers and the particular privilege of the nobles of this kingdom, we stand a long time bare to them in what place soever, and the same to a hundred others, so many tiercelets and quartelets of kings we have got nowadays and other like vicious innovations: they will see them all presently vanish and cried down.

    The Essays of Montaigne — Complete

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