lavalliere

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lavalliere jeweled pendant worn on a chain around the neck
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Usage

In literature:

This brought endless shame and mockery upon Lavalliere.
"Droll Stories, Volume 1" by Honore de Balzac
This brought endless shame and mockery upon Lavalliere.
"Droll Stories, Complete" by Honore de Balzac
He assured Mr. Lavalliere that all danger was then past.
"Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon" by J. Emerson Tennent
He assured Mr. Lavalliere that all danger was then past.
"Ceylon; an Account of the Island Physical, Historical, and Topographical with Notices of Its Natural History, Antiquities and Productions, Volume 1 (of 2)" by James Emerson Tennent
Lavalliere, with her brilliant eyes and her little canaille voice, vulgarly exquisite.
"Plays, Acting and Music" by Arthur Symons
She wore a lavalliere; it had two emeralds and eighteen rather small diamonds.
"The Winning Clue" by James Hay, Jr.
He assured Mr Lavalliere that all danger was then past.
"The Romance of Natural History, Second Series" by Philip Henry Gosse
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