Paillette

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Paillette pa-lyet′ a piece of metal or coloured foil used in enamel-painting: a sponge
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

Anne looked regally handsome in gold-colored tissue and paillettes that gave a tawny light to her eyes and hair, and to her skin an amber glow.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Marcel Paillette is director of the military flying ground at the Palomar Aerodrome.
"Jane's All the World's Aircraft" by Various
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In news:

Thanks to studs, beads and posh paillettes, everything this spring is illuminated.
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