Definition of Deshabilles
1. deshabille [n] - See also: deshabille
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Literary usage of Deshabilles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope (1906)
"Miss Thorne knew nothing of the modern luxury of deshabilles. She would as soon have thought of appearing before her brother without her stockings as ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"Working dress. Very common among farmers' wives and peasant women. Fr. deshabilles. [Haun aay warn tu voa-r doo'ur, ..."
3. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"... with curly black hair sits writing or drawing in various deshabilles. " Here I go, gute nacht, lieber Edward!" cries one of the REBECCA. little figures ..."
4. Florence by Augustus John Cuthbert, Hare (1890)
"De meme son Adam et son Eve chasses du Paradis sont des Florentins qu'il a deshabilles, l'homme avec ..."
5. Green Light!: Men of the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron Tell Their Story by Martin Wolfe (1989)
"The ladies wore pretty scanty bathing suits—the kind we later called bikinis—and children up to the age of five were "deshabilles. ..."
6. George Selwyn and His Contemporaries: With Memoirs and Notes by John Heneage Jesse (1882)
"The ladies having taken off their finery, and put on their light deshabilles, we all returned to the prairie, where they resumed their dancing, ..."