Definition of Pelisse

1. Noun. A sleeveless cape that is lined or trimmed with fur.

Generic synonyms: Cape, Mantle



Definition of Pelisse

1. n. An outer garment for men or women, originally of fur, or lined with fur; a lady's outer garment, made of silk or other fabric.

2. n. A lady's or child's long outer garment, of silk or other fabric.

Definition of Pelisse

1. Noun. A fur-lined or fur robe or gown, especially as part of a uniform. ¹

2. Noun. (historical) A silk gown formerly worn by women, often lined or trimmed with fur. ¹

3. Noun. An overgarment worn by Victorian children when outside. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pelisse

1. a long outer garment [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pelisse

1. An outer garment for men or women, originally of fur, or lined with fur; a lady's outer garment, made of silk or other fabric. Origin: F, fr. L. Pelliceus, pellicius, made of skins, fr. Pellis a skin. Cf. Pelt skin, Pilch, and see 2d Pell. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pelisse

pelican crossing
pelican flower
pelican flowers
pelicanlike
pelicans
pelick
pelicosauria
pelidnoma
pelike
pelikes
peliom
pelioma
peliosis
peliosis hepatis
peliosis hepatitis
pelisse (current term)
pelissees
pelisses
pelite
pelites
pelitic
pelizaeus-merzbacher syndrome
pell
pell-mell
pellach
pellachs
pellack
pellacks
pellage
pellagra

Literary usage of Pelisse

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1. Arnold Lee: Or, Rich Children and Poor Children by Catherine Douglas Bell (1868)
"Then, if you please, I choose a black silk pelisse." " But, my dear Hester, I did not say I would or could give you a silk pelisse. ..."

2. The American Lady's Preceptor: A Compilation of Observations, Essays and (1811)
"THE BLACK VELVET pelisse. BY MRS. OTIK, MR. BERESFORD was a merchant, engaged in a very extensive business ..."

3. Rubens: His Life, His Work, and His Time by Emile Michel (1899)
"THE pelisse. (Vienna Gallery.) Two other pictures of superior merit represent Helena in a still more complete state of nudity. The revelations of the Berlin ..."

4. The Wandering Jewby Robert D. Manning by Robert D. Manning (1991)
"GOLIATH (visual) As it was difficult to hold the pelisse from the hole in the window, it fell out of my hand. I tried to take it up again, and put my hand ..."

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