Definition of Modistes

1. Noun. (plural of modiste) ¹



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Definition of Modistes

1. modiste [n] - See also: modiste

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Modistes

modii
modillion
modillions
modiolar
modioli
modiolus
modiomorphid
modiomorphids
modish
modishest
modishly
modishness
modishnesses
modist
modiste
modistes (current term)
modists
modius
modiwort
modiworts
modocs
mods
modulabilities
modulability
modulable
modular
modularisation
modularisations
modularise
modularised

Literary usage of Modistes

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1. The Court of the Tuileries from the Restoration to the Flight of Louis Philippe by Catherine Charlotte Jackson (1897)
"The Lapse of Fifty Years. — Napoleon's Mistake.— A Busy Time for the modistes.— Regenerating French Society.—The New Converts.—" Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam! ..."

2. St. Petersburgh: A Journal of Travels to and from that Capital; Through by Augustus Bozzi Granville (1829)
"... modistes.—The Fur Shops.—The Linen Trade.—Expenses of Living at St. Petersburgh. ... modistes ..."

3. The Prospects of Peru: The End of the Guano Age and a Description Thereof by Alexander James Duffield (1881)
"... Germans with glassware and woollen knitted work, French modistes, Italians, Quichua and Aymara Indians in their various picturesque costumes—in fact, ..."

4. In and around Stamboul by Emelia Bithynia Hornby (1858)
"TURKISH REGULATION OF TIME.-- THE WINTER THEATRE IN THE CRIMEA.—ZOUAVE modistes. My dear Mr. Hornby, ..."

5. Mass: The Art of John Harris by Ron Tiner, John Harris (1891)
"Lorsqu'un brevet a été pris pour l'addition aux têtes de carton dont se servent les modistes, de tubes en bois, en métal, ou liège, etc., formant une masse ..."

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