Definition of Ermines

1. n. See Note under Ermine, n., 4.



Definition of Ermines

1. Noun. (plural of ermine) ¹

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Definition of Ermines

1. ermine [n] - See also: ermine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ermines

erlianite
erlichmanite
erlizumab
erlking
erlkings
erlosamide
erlotinib
ermGT methylase
erme
ermelin
ermelins
ermilin
ermine
ermined
erminelike
ermines (current term)
ermining
ermit
ermits
ern
erne
erned
ernes
ernestful
ernienickelite
erniggliite
erning
erns
ernstite

Literary usage of Ermines

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Waverley; or, 'Tis sixty years since by Walter Scott (1814)
"settled, and the three ermines passant in actual safety, until you present them with a Mrs Edward Waverley. Now, certain love-affairs of my own—a good many ..."

2. The Land of the Long Night by Paul Belloni Du Chaillu (1899)
"FOXES AND ermines.— WEIRD CRIES OF FOXES. — BUILDING SNOW HOUSES. ... TRAPS FOR ermines. — A SNOW OWL. NORDKYN being the land's end, I could not go further ..."

3. English Heraldry by Charles Boutell (1867)
"ermines-,—white spots on black No. 58. 3. Erminois,—black spots on gold No. 59. 4. Pean,—gold spots on black No. 60. 5. Vair Nos. 61, 62. 6. ..."

4. The British Herald Or, Cabinet of Armorial Bearings of the Nobility & Gentry ...by Thomas Robson by Thomas Robson (1830)
"Crest, an eagle's head erased ermines, charged on the neck with a bezant, ... Crest, a griffin's head ermines, betw. two wings, expanded, erm. ..."

5. The General Gazetteer: Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary : Containing ...by Richard Brookes by Richard Brookes (1801)
"с at the mouth of the river Ruffe, ю ermines, ar.d übles, whole Dont roller г .... ermines ..."

6. The Visitation of London in the Year 1568: Taken by Robert Cooke, Clarenceux by Robert Cooke (1869)
"Or, on a fess gules between three trefoils slipped ermines, an eagle displayed of the field within a bordure engrailed azure. CREST. ..."

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