Vervelle

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Vervelle ver-vel′ the loop that secured the camail in medieval armour.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

This painter looked at his client without a smile, for Monsieur Vervelle wore a three-thousand-franc diamond in the bosom of his shirt.
"Pierre Grassou" by Honore de Balzac
Elie Magus gave him an order for pictures after the Flemish school, which he sold to Vervelle as works of Dow or Teniers.
"Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z" by Anatole Cerfberr and Jules François Christophe
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