Definition of Pantines
1. pantine [n] - See also: pantine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pantines
Literary usage of Pantines
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Chronicles of Fashion: From the Time of Elizabeth to the Early Part of the by Mrs Elizabeth Stone (1845)
"We allude to the pantines, of which a writer in the " Gentleman's ... This writer refers, of course, only to the English mode of playing with the pantines, ..."
2. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany: With by Delany (Mary) (1861)
"... given a new spring to her pencil, and she has begun and almost finished such a set of pantines as will be worthy a place in your cabinet of curiosities. ..."
3. Letters of Mary Lepel [sic] Lady Hervey: With a Memoir and Illustrative Notes by Mary Lepell Hervey Hervey (1821)
"Panting and pantines were made in ridicule of some people whom they were designed to burlesque and expose, and were caricatures of those people: they then ..."
4. Worthies of Buckinghamshire and Men of Note of that County by Robert Gibbs (1888)
"British biography is studded over with ' pantines of bright gold,' with illustrious examples of the power of self-help, of patient purpose, resolute working ..."
5. Encyclopédie technologique: Dictionnaire des arts et manufactures et de l by Ch Laboulaye (1874)
"Après avoir fuit ces liens et avoir pew la masse, le fabricant choisit une main dont il pèse chacune des qua- tre pantines avec une exactitude ..."