Definition of Piques

1. Noun. (plural of pique) ¹



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Definition of Piques

1. pique [v] - See also: pique

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piques

piquances
piquancies
piquancy
piquant
piquantly
piquantness
piquantnesses
pique
piqued
piqueer
piqueered
piqueerer
piqueerers
piqueering
piqueers
piques (current term)
piquet
piqueted
piqueting
piquets
piquillo
piquillos
piquing
piqure diabetes
pir
piracetam
piracetams
piracies
piracy
piragua

Literary usage of Piques

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1. Textile design and colour by William Watson (1912)
"... and piques—Ordinary Welt Structures—Weft Wadded Welts—Fast-Back Welts- Waved piques. Rib and Cord Effects produced in Plain Weave. ..."

2. The Ancient Régime by Hippolyte Taine (1881)
"Theories and piques the sole surviving forces. I. AGAINST universal sedition where is force ? In the hundred and fifty thousand men who maintain order ..."

3. The Early Diary of Frances Burney, 1768-1778: With a Selection from Her by Fanny Burney (1889)
"... piques himself upon having the address of a man of the world, and who is very conceited, gave himself the air of being diverted at Mr. Bewley for his ..."

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