Definition of Baroques
1. baroque [n] - See also: baroque
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Literary usage of Baroques
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Pearl: Its Story, Its Charm, and Its Value by Wallis Richard Cattelle (1907)
"The fresh-water baroques are usually very irregular, often fantastically so. ... Unlike oriental baroques, the surface of a large proportion of the ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"It was fashionable in the 16th and 17th centuries to mount curiously-shaped baroques in gold and enamel во as to form ornamental objects of grotesque ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... by deposition on rough objects, such as small fragments of wood, and these, and in fact all irregular-shaped pearls, are termed " perles baroques," or ..."
4. Elementary Textbook of Economic Zoology and Entomology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Rennie Wilbur Doane (1915)
"When such secretions are irregular in shape they are usually called baroques, or slugs. When round or pear-shaped, or of some other regular shape, ..."
5. A Village in Picardy by Ruth Louise Gaines (1918)
"But at last one day, loads of baroques began to arrive, and red-fezzed Moroccans, to erect them. There were five shacks in all, and four, ..."
6. Islands and Their Mysteries by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill (1920)
"Indeed, many pearls are found which are slightly attached to the shell, while others form a part of it and are then known as "baroques," and there is every ..."