Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An old spelling of vessel. Pitscottie.

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Examples

  • And when the Hammals went their ways the old woman fared forth to her neighbours and summoned them to assist her in ranging the furniture and vaiselle; [FN#142] so they gathered together and entered; and, when they beheld what had befallen, their eyes were dazed and dazzled by seeing the restoration of the hall and by the stuffs and vases therein.

    Arabian nights. English

  • As for myself I went up to the castle which was strongly fortified; and, entering the King's palace by its gate of red gold, found all the vaiselle of gold and silver, and the King himself seated in the midst of his Chamberlains and Nabobs and Emirs and Wazirs; all clad in raiment which confounded man's art.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Khwájah, but my father owned much worldly wealth in money and effect and vaiselle and rarities and so forth, besides of landed estates and of fiefs and mortmains a store galore.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Then she arose and threw open the rooms and noted all that was in them of moneys and moveables and vaiselle and rarities, and she fell to feeding the hungry and clothing the naked and doling alms to Fakirs saying, "This be the reward of him who mortifieth the daughters of folk and devoureth their substance and shreddeth off their nostrils."

    Arabian nights. English

  • The Sultan then robed him in a sumptuous robe of honour and committed to him his seal-ring and all other matters pertinent to his office, at the same time setting apart for him a palace, spacious of corners, which he furnished with splendid furniture and wadded carpets and vaiselle and other such matters.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Little known outside of Montreal, where he co-owns the restaurant Kitchen Galerie with fellow chef Jean-Philippe St-Denis, Cloutier's previous claim to fame was as the man who created foie gras à la lave-vaiselle, or foie gras cooked in a dishwasher.

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  • As for myself I went up to the castle which was strongly fortified; and, entering the King’s palace by its gate of red gold, found all the vaiselle of gold and silver, and the King himself seated in the midst of his Chamberlains and

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • 'costly bedding, vaiselle, and napry,' and least of all the 'excelling stewards, cunning barters, excellent cooks, and pottingars, with confections and drugs for the desserts.'

    Waverley: or, 'Tis sixty years since

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