Definitions

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  • n. An umbrere.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An umbrere.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as umbrel.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Rest your umbril 'on the table, ma'am, and take a char.

    A Son of the Hills

  • With new vigor and the old interest I resumed my home duties and was preparing to enjoy our New Orleans carnival season, when one morning the housemaid announced: "Mis 'Calline, I do b'lieve Rex is come, fur dar's er ole man at de do' wid er shabby umbril an 'de ole-es' han'bag - an 'he say he's you' cousin!"

    Old times in Dixie land : a southern matron's memories,

  • As he ended speaking, the Constable advanced close to his side, and formally raising the umbril of the helmet, looked him in the face.

    Men of Iron

  • Nevertheless, he raised the umbril of his helmet to cool his face as he waited the coming of his opponent.

    Men of Iron

  • Then presently he saw the Earl and his attendants enter the outer gate at the west end of the barrier; he saw the Constable and Marshal meet him; he saw the formal words of greeting pass; he saw the Constable raise the umbril of the helmet.

    Men of Iron

  • Those who had seen his face when the umbril of the helmet was raised, and then saw him fall as he tottered across the lists, had at first thought so.

    Men of Iron

  • As he approached across the lists, Myles closed the umbril of his helmet, and then sat quite still and motionless, for the time was come.

    Men of Iron

  • He did not answer, and one of the attendants, leaping from his horse, opened the umbril of his helmet, disclosing the dull, hollow eyes, the ashy, colorless lips, and the waxy forehead, upon which stood great beads of sweat.

    Men of Iron

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